Troop 249 was first chartered in April, 1973 at Sherwood Lake Club. It was re-chartered to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in June, 1994.

The first Eagle Scout was Peter Nagurny who earned Eagle Scout on March 18, 1996. In 2013, Troop 249 celebrated having its 50th Eagle Scout, Michael Meenen, with an Eagle Scout Court of Honor. Eagle Scout Peter Nagurny and many past Eagle Scouts attended this Court of Honor to celebrate the Troop’s accomplishment.