Posted on Mon, Jan 14, 2019
Skymont Summer Camp – June 8-15
The first Skymont deposit is due February 5 and is $75 for Scouts and $30 for Adults. The total cost for Skymont this year will be $180 for Scouts and $85 for Adults. These costs are being subsidized by the Troop by $115 per Scout and $65 per Adult, so we encourage everyone to consider attending summer camp to take advantage of this great deal and make some progress on earning merit badges. Please note that any adults attending Skymont need to be registered with the BSA. More information will be provided at the February 5 Court of Honor, and you can check out their website at this link: Skymont
Spaghetti Supper – February 22
Tickets for our 64th annual Spaghetti Supper on February 22 will be handed out Tuesday, so please start selling those. Tickets are $10 each. For every 8 tickets you sell, you earn 1 free ticket. We need all Scouts and parents to help with this event, so please plan to be there on February 22. If you have any questions or need additional tickets, please contact Mrs. Kelley Lee.
Advancement Report Attached
Attached is this month’s advancement report. Please check to see if your record is up to date, and please see Mrs. Vietzke if there are any updates to be made.
Scout Sunday – February 10
Please make plans for Scouts and their families to attend the church service at Faith Presbyterian on Sunday, February 10 to celebrate Scout Sunday. We will also take the Troop photo that morning at 10 am. Scouts should wear Class A uniforms.
May Campout Date Change
The May Rock Climbing Campout was originally scheduled for May 17-19, and it is now changed to May 10-12. The campout fee will be due on April 23 instead of May 7. Please make this change in your calendars.
Philmont Trip Dates for 2020
The first deposit for the trip to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico will be due soon, so please let Assistant Scoutmaster Bo Hormberg know if you may be interested in this high adventure trip of a lifetime. The 12-day expedition will arrive at Philmont on 6/21/2020 and will depart Philmont on 7/3/2020. Scouts need to be 14 years old OR 13 years old and completed 8th grade by 6/21/2020.
Jan 14 – Patrol Leaders’ Council Meeting – 7:00 PM
Jan 19-21 – January Backpacking Campout (Sat-Mon)
Feb 4 – Troop Committee Meeting – 7:00 PM
Feb 5 – Awards Court of Honor ($75/$30 Skymont deposit due and $25 February Campout fee due)
Feb 10 – Scout Sunday – 10:00 AM Troop Photo
Feb 15-17 – Traps, Shelters, Survival Campout at Reynolds Farm
Feb 22 – Spaghetti Supper 5:00 (Scouts at 4:00 PM)
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