Boy Scouts of America Renews Mobridge Scouting Charters



MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) Permission to extend the Cub Scouting and Boy Scouting programs to Mobridge boys was recently granted by the National Council Boy Scouts of America and Sioux Council of Sioux Falls to Trinity Lutheran Church and Mobridge Rotary Club. These organizations’ together are called Chartered Partners. Chartered Partners approve local adult leadership, insure quality programs for all the members and extend the programs to all boys in the community.

The Mobridge Rotary Club has been the Sioux Council’s Chartered Partner for 41 consecutive years and had been the Pheasant Council’s scouting partner in Mobridge from approximately 1921 to 1973 when that council was merged into the Sioux Council. Mobridge Rotary Club Troop 65 has a long and distinguished history having produced 23 Eagle Scouts including; Drs. Herb and Marc McClellan, Drs. Travis and Josh Henderson, 5th District Court Judge Scott Myren, John Dady, John Curran, Brady Berg and Trevor Jerome among them.  The charter was presented to Rotary President Harley Overseth at a recent Rotary meeting. Current leadership in the troop includes: Scoutmaster Mike Jerome, Assistant Scoutmasters Tony Larsen and Jim Curran, and Troop Committee members; Amy Larsen,  Candida Goehring, Bryan and Lisa Zahn, Teresa Two Hearts, Dr. Marc McClellan and Karen Vogel. The Scout Troop will go to Lewis and Clark camp near Yankton in June.

Trinity Lutheran has provided the Cub Scouting program to Mobridge boys and families for 65 consecutive years. The official charter will be presented to the Trinity Lutheran Church Council at that groups April meeting to Church Council President Tony Larsen. Current leadership in the Cub Pack includes: Chairman and Treasurer Chris Fried, Cubmaster Dr. Josh Henderson, Advancement Chair Jackie Heil, Activities Chair Amanda Silbernagle, and Den Leaders Kristal Finkbiener, Danny Nichols, Heather DeLaroi, Jason Hatzenbuhler, Heather Stoick and Dr. Rose Henderson. The Pack will host Cub Day Camp at the Oahe Bowman’s archery range near Indian Creek on May 31st.

Boys completing Kindergarten this spring and those in the first through the fourth grade can join Cub Scouts and boys eleven and older can join the Boy Scouts by contacting one of the leaders.


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  1. Steve Reply

    Congratulations to both Mobridge and the BSA