729 - 1729 ... AWESOME!
We are Troop 729, an all-boy troop "linked" to Troop 1729, an all-girl troop
We are both active, high adventure, youth-run troops that share variety and excitement!
Troops 729 & 1729 enjoy strong support and expertise from its committee and uniformed leadership. There are 16 Eagle Scouts among the adults guiding these troops!
Patrol Leader Conference
WHAT WE DO
Some of our regular troop activities include:
> Hiking on the Appalachian Trail
> Rafting on the Youghiogheny River, New River Gorge, & Cheat River
> Ropes course and zip-line at Camp Manidokan
> Biking on the C & O and the NCR Trails
> Camping in Antietam and Valley Forge
> Klondike Derby at Camp Rodney
> Skiing in the mountains of PA, WV, MD
> Climbing Old Rag Mountain
> Camping on Sugarloaf Mountain
> Scout Camporees
> Merit Badge University Campout
> Summer Camp at Henson and Blue Ridge Scout Reservations
> Treks to Philmont Scout Ranch - 2009, 2012, 2015 & 2019
> Backpacking in Olympic National Park including climbing snow-covered Mt. Adams in Washington State - 2010 & 2016
> Canoeing in the Adirondacks
> Sea Base, 2009, 2013, 2020
and lots more...
Both Troops 729 and 1729 are chartered by Towson American Legion Post #22. From 1972 through 2017, Troop 729 was chartered by Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church. Both Troops left Towson Presbyterian Church in 2021.