October 2016 Activities
Scouts and Parents
Within the next week and a half we will be having 3 important meetings.
1. Troop Committee Meeting
What: All Parents welcome to attend the monthly Troop 219 Committee Mtg.
When: Wed, Sep 28 @ JLC @ 7:30
Note: If any scouts have presentations to make please respond to this email immediately so I can put you in the agenda.
We will be discussing upcoming events October is an extremely busy month for the troop with our Court of Honor on October at 6:00 pm; Wreath Sales begin Oct 15 at 10:00 am; Merit Badge University 27 Oct 6:00 pm - 29 Oct ~ noon to name a few events.
2. Troop Meeting @ 7:00 pm 2 October. Advancements will begin at 6:00 pm. Scouts please contact Mr. Puterbaugh 351-8826 if you need a scoutmaster conference ASAP.
3. Merit Badge University or for Troop 219 Merit Badge Blitz Planning meeting
What: All Parents or Scout Volunteers this is the 2nd annual Troop 219 Merit Badge Blitz which takes place 27-29 October at the Joy Lutheran Church. This is an educational opportunity for our boys to sign up and complete merit badges.
Who: Any identified Merit Badge Counselors who have already volunteered to teach (so far we have Aviation, Personal Management, Communications, Citizenship of the Nation, music, art, scholarship, traffic safety and automotive maintenance) We would like to offer 12 courses. We will also be having the 2nd Annual Dutch Oven Master Chef team competition. We have so many opportunities to teach our scouts. If you want to be a Merit Badge Counselor please come; let me help you with the process. Additionally, any one who wishes to volunteer with food prep, overnight supervising of the scouts, or any other duties that come up during this 2 1/2 day event.
When: Planning Meeting 5 October, at 7:00 pm at JLC
You will be seeing many messages from me in the next couple of weeks as this Educational Offering requires a lot of support to ensure its success. Scouts will be allowed to take a minimum of 3 merit badges and possibly 4 depending on the number of instructors.
*the first person to spot a mistake on this email and respond by email will receive a candy bar of their choice.
Thanks for all you do
Troop 219 Committee Chair
Camporee Prep Fall 2016
Scouts & Parents,
This Sunday's scout meeting will start at 6:00 PM. We have a lot to get done before the Gladiator Fall Camporee. All scouts need to bring a matchless fire-starter striker, flint-n-steel, etc..., plus tinder & kindling. All other matchless fire starters acceptable.
BOR are Sunday 2 Oct so let me know who's a ready for SM con & advancement. For those scouts advancing to Star, Life, or Eagle, you must be active in the troop meetings, campouts & activities to be eligible for advancement
Class "A" uniform is now required for all T219 meetings & events, unless otherwise noted. Also dress for the weather, with jackets/rain gear for the meetings and offsides. We will be doing as much as we can outside, until we can't & then some.
Chilkoot Trail Hike Sign Up
Scouts – Tonight there will be a sign up list for the 2017 Chilkoot trail trip. Please discuss with your parents if you are interested.
Sams S. Eagle Project Work Day
Scouts and Parents
Sam S had to change his Eagle Project workday due to a schedule conflict.
The workday will now be Sunday the 18th at Community Covenant from 2-5.
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