About Us


The Francis Scott Key chapter was reformed in the fall of 2016 after the merger of the

Catoctin Mountain and the Appalachian Trail Chapters.  The chapter has members from

all the Boy Scout Troops in Frederick County Maryland, and actively serve the

Francis Scott Key District through Cheerfulness, Brotherhood, and Service. We are one of

22 Chapters in the Amangamek Wipit Lodge 470 - the largest Lodge in the Nation.

We are one of 4 Chapters which make up the Mountain West Area of the Lodge.

We are only one of two Chapters in the Lodge With and active Native American Dance Team


Co Chapter Advisor: Joseph Durnal & Mark Maranto

Associate Chapter Advisor: Andy Giacco & Rick Sprow

Youth Officers 2016-2017:

1. Co Chapter Chief - Alex Mayhew & Mark Maranto Jr.
2. Co Vice Chapter Chief - Austin Fogle & Kyle Snowden
3. Co Elections Chief - Jason Holt
4.Co Ordeal Master - Josh Held & William Gouker
5. Head Elangomat - Kyle Brown
6. Dance Chief - Kyle Brown
7.Co Ceremonies Chief - Sean Vietri & PJ Hinch
8. Publications Chief - Alex Durnal
9. Chapter Secretary - Justin Ashbaugh