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Northwind! If you are in 7th grade or older and are interested in the Scout outdoor camping experience, please plan to sign up for Northwind, Jan. 27-29.

Skiwanis: All Scouts are invited to our weekend winter cabin camping trip, Feb. 10-12. Indoor sleeping and plumbing! Outdoor games, adventures, and evening skiing or tubing. 

Congratulations to the Scouts of Troop 606. We were awarded the Richard Silverstein award from the Three Rivers District. This award goes to the troop that has the highest percentage of rank advancement in the district. We may be small but we're moving up!

Check out the new rank requirements effective in January. If you made rank before January 1, you may use the old requirements for the next rank. After that, you will need to use the new ones. See the forms page for the new requirements, and for an insert you may put in your book. 

We are Boy Scout Troop 606 in Anoka, Minnesota. We are looking for boys ages 11-17 to join us!


Important News!

Hey, everyone. We have a Facebook Page! Click on the link below to join! 

Anoka Troop 606
Looking for Merit Badge Counselors!

We're looking for Merit Badge Counselors. There are over 120 merit badges available to Boy Scouts. If you have a hobby or interest that you would be willing to share with Boy Scouts, please consider becoming a Merit Badge Counselor. 

 Reminder also that if you must re-register every few years as a Merit Badge Counselor. You should be notified in late-April if your renewal is due.  If you would like to continue to be a counselor, please fill out a new application.

Interested in Scouting?

For more information about our troop, please contact Bret Stanley, Scout Master at bretlstanley@gmail.com

Youth Protection

Boy Scouts requires the following people associated with a Boy Scout Troop to take Youth Protection Training:

Assistant Scoutmaster
Troop Committee Member
Troop Committee Chair
Merit Badge Counselors

The course is available online at the link below and takes approximately 30 minutes. 

 When you complete the course, please print the certificate of completion and give it to Tracy Stanley.



  • 57.4% of all NASA astronauts were boy scouts.
  • 6 presidents participated in scouting, including Barack Obama and John F. Kennedy.
  • Harrison Ford- the star of Indiana Jones and Han Solo in Star Wars- was a boy scout.
  • The two millionth scout to receive the rank of eagle was Anthony Thomas from Lakeville, MN.
  • If every boy scout that ever registered were alive today, and they all decided to become their own country, that country would be the eleventh largest in the world.
  • The five most earned merit badges are First aid, Swimming, Camping, Cooking, and Citizenship in the Community.