Welcome to the home page of Troop 303! Home of the world famous Dragonslayers. We are an active Boy Scout Troop located in Valley Lee, MD. Hiking, biking, camping, fishing, archery, sailing--you name it. If it involves the outdoors, we're involved in it.
Interested in learning more or joining our troop? Please contact us and we'll get you more information. In the mean time, happy Scouting!
Troop 303 Scouts and adults at Henson Scout Camp 2008
A bit of history...
The troop began with only 5 scouts in 1999. In that year, the troop grew unexpectedly and the troop council received a growth award for the year. This caused Troop 303 to be chartered on 12/31/1999.
The original Troop 303 scouts were:
The additional scouts who re-chartered in March 2000 were:
Mr. Andy Pontzer, the first Scoutmaster, made all of these scouts an “Owner’s Plank” (a certificate with a small plank of wood that was inscribed with “303” by wood burning) for being the original scouts of troop 303.