Welcome to our website. Please take a few minutes to explore our site and learn more about our Troop.
Above Photo - Meyer Center from our February 2011 Court of Honor
We have weekly meetings on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
in the Harry Meyer Hall/Center (insider picture above) on St. Susanna's Campus in Mason, Ohio. Click for HERE a map of the St. Susanna's Campus. Want a different view of the campus? Click HERE
Our troop Calendar can be found on our News & Event Page (click here) lists our upcoming events with event flyers & permission slips (when/where applicable).
If you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact us for further information.
For information about joining Troop 500, please email Frank Borke, Troop Committee Chairman at FrankBorke@embarqmail.com or you can call Mr. Borke at 513.398.9155.
You also may email Mark Corsmeier, Scoutmaster, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Mr. Corsmeier at 513.398.7943.
Troop 500 - Adult Leadership
Troop 500 Committee
Troop 500 Adult Leaders
Frank Borke, Chairman
Mark Corsmeier, Scoutmaster
Bob Alcorn, Assistant Scoutmaster
Bill Flodder, Advancement Chair
Matt Allwardt, Assistant Scoutmaster
Pat Borke, Training Coordinator
Chuck Balzer, Assistant Scoutmaster
Peggy Allwardt, Secretary
Steve Beck, Assistant Scoutmaster
Beth Gilene, Treasurer
Jeff Findley, Assistant Scoutmaster
Tim Rapp, Chaplain
Dan Adrian, Assistant Scoutmaster
Tom Dugger - Committee At Large
Michael Braine, Assistant Scoutmaster
Andrew Weller, Outdoor Activities Coordinator
Greg Pitstick, Assistant Scoutmaster
Dave Carr, Assistant Scoutmaster
|Dick Kent, Assistant Scoutmaster|
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Troop 500 is within the Hopewell District of Dan Beard Council of Boy Scouts of America. National Boy Scouts of America Website is here:
Dan Beard Council's Website is here: http://www.danbeard.org
Our Hopewell District's website is at:
To see photos of our District Scouting Director & Executive visit this site:
Troop 500 Committee Members & Adult Leaders History/Background in Scouting:
Troop 500 Committee Members & Adult Leaders History/Background & Scouting Career:
Frank Borke, Troop 500, Committee Chairman
4 years as Cubmaster
28 years as Committee Chairman
4 years as Boy Scout Roundtable Commissioner
7 year as Unit Commissioner
8 years as Campmaster
8 years as member of Wilderness Engineers at Camp Friedlander and Camp Michaels
10 years as registered NRA instructor for rifle, shotgun, pistol, and range officer for all scouting functions
Bronze Pelican Catholic Religious Award
St. George Catholic Religious Award
38 years as Eucharistic Minister of Holy Communion at St. Susanna Catholic Church
District Award of Merit
Silver Beaver Award
Andrew D. Weller, Troop 500, Committee - Outdoor Activities Coordinator
2nd Scoutmaster of Troop 500
4 Years as Scoutmaster - Served as the 2nd Scoutmaster of Troop 500 -Feb 2007 to Nov 2010
1 Year as Asst Scoutmaster Troop 500 – 2006
2 Years as Asst Webelo Den Leader for Den 7 Pack 500 prior to 2006
2 Years (Current Position) Activities Coordinator on the Committee of Troop 500
Eagle Scout Mentor
5 Years as Hopewell District Klondike Derby Governor - 2008 to 2012
3 Years as Camp Friedlander Campmaster
Scoutmaster of the Year - 2008; Scoutmaster Award of Merit - 2011
District Award of Merit - 2010
Ad Altare Dei Catholic Religious Emblem Counselor
15 Years as Lector at St Susanna Catholic Church
Active as a Youth in Dan Beard Council as Cubscout, + Boyscout for 10 years – attained the rank of Life Scout
Mark Corsmeier, Troop 500, Scoutmaster
Mark Joined Cub Scouts with Pack 500 and was a Tiger Cub Den Leader when his son was in the first grade. He then became the Cub Master of Pack 500 for the next 3 years. Mark spent a lot of time conducting leader meetings every month as well as the yearly planning meeting. He also planned at a minimum of 3 summertime activities each year, one camping outing, and several derby events as well. In his last year with Pack 500, he held the Pack Trainer position on the committee. While Mark was heavily involved in the Pack, he took a lot of training classes, including CubMaster Specific, BALOO, New Leader Essentials, What is Scouting, etc.
Mark and his son Jared both joined the Boy Scouts with Troop 500 in March 2010 when Jared crossed over. Mark is currently active in Hopewell District serving as the Cub Scouts Activity Chair. Mark has completed all the necessary training for the ScoutMaster / Assistant ScoutMaster positions.
Mark is no stranger to the Scouting program or to the Dan Beard Council. When Mark was a youth, he joined Pack 845 in Florence, KY. He was very active in Cub Scouts since the 2nd grade. He eventually went on and earned his Arrow of Light. There he went into Boy Scouts until he was eighteen. While in Boy Scouts, Mark earned his Eagle Scout Rank, his AD ALTARE DEI and was a member of the Order of the Arrow. Mark learned a lot of great skills and leadership qualities that he wishes to pass on to all the boy youth in the United States. After high school, Mark attended Northern Kentucky University for 3 years earning his Bachelor of Arts in Physics. He then moved to Lexington and attended the University of Kentucky and earning his Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Mark is an active member of St. Susanna. Mark currently works for Intelligrated in Mason, serving the position of Senior Electrical Engineer for the past 8 years. He is following a family legacy of scouting leadership in the scouting program. His father served many roles in both troop and district positions. Mark’s father was a ScoutMaster, Assistant ScoutMaster for 9 years. He then went in the District level where he earned the Silver Beaver Award and held a position of District Commissioner and District Chairman.