Scouts and Parents,
This week we have 3 Scouts third year scouts: Elijah Blaum, David Murray, and Ben Strickland participating in the National Youth Leadership Training. They will finish their training this Saturday. When you see them please congratulate our newest NYLT graduates.
13 Aug Scout Meeting begins at 6:00 pm. We are having a gear round-up, cleaning and inspecting tents and sign-ups for Board of Review for rank advancements, checking merit badge status; immediately followed by Tommie Midlo's Eagle Court of Honor which takes place from 7 to 8 pm.
Uniform for this Sunday's meeting and Eagle CoH is Class A uniform with badge sash, our new scouts will not have a sash yet.
16 Aug at 7:30 JLC we will be having our Troop Committee Meeting. We need to reenergize this committee and bring new ideas to keep all of our scouts engaged. We can't do this without each of your ideas. See you Wednesday.
20 Aug No Scout Meeting! Get ready for your 1st day of School Monday. Board of Reviews will begin at 6:00pm.
27 Aug Troop 219 Court of Honor will take place at Joy Lutheran, for our new parents this will be similar to our "camp potluck". Mr. Estes will be working with scouts who will be preparing Dutch Oven main dishes and desserts. Please save the date. More details to follow.
Any questions please call or text me at 748-4350. Contact Mr. Puterbaugh at 351-8826.
Lou Rivera-Murray, 907.748.4350
Scouts and Parents
-Our own Mr. John Trescott is on the cover of the June 1st issue of the Eagle River/Chugiak Echo News. Some of our 1st year boys were quoted in the article I will bring it to the meeting.
-Happy Summer: Uniform for Summer is Class B (T-Shirt) with Scout Pants.
-Meeting tomorrow at 7:00 pm; all Scouts bring your Scout Books to get requirements signed off.
-Please bring copies of your BSA physical
-Parents of Scouts attending camp we will have a schedule so you may choose the times you will be available to volunteer at Camp Gorsuch. Thus far we have had 3 parents volunteer. Camp is 25 Jun-1 July.
Save the date: Troop Court of Honor, July 9, at the JLC, time TBD. Troop Committee voted to conduct the CoH following Camp/Chilkoot Trail in order to ensure all scouts including our 13 new scouts have an opportunity to advance.
Any questions feel free to text or call me
You are cordially invited to attend Troop 219 Court of Honor and Potluck
Being Held at Camp Gorsuch (Big Log Cabin)
on December 11th from 1-4 pm
This fun-filled event features traditional Christmas Dinner, Caroling,
Presents for each scout, Annual Slide Presentation, and Christmas Rifle Raffle
Rsvp's requested by responding to Lou Rivera-Murray by email or texting 748-4350
Scouts & Parents,
NO regular scout meeting tonight (12/4/16). BORs & SM conferences will start at 6:30 pm. Any scout needing a SM con should be there to meet with me tonight. Don't forget your updated scout log & scout book. Also, any other scouts needing advancements signed off, there will be older scouts available to help.
We should also have the Christmas party grand prize rifle available to get your tickets tonight...$10 each or 3 for $25. Whatever is left over, we sell at the party
Adult BSA Registration: I would also like to finish up 2017 recharter tonight, so if you owe me, please bring me your adult applications and a copy of your Youth Protection YPT certificate tonight. Adult registration = $25 & scout = $85
Next Sunday 11 Dec, is the Christmas Party / COH at Camp Gorsuch, starts at 1:00 pm. Setup crew meets at 10:45, so scouts & adults please volunteer. Get a hold of your SPL, Joey Herr, Juliann Nevells, and Lou Rivera. This is our grandest event of the year. T219 potluck style, with turkeys & hams provided. We will have door prizes as usual, and a grand prize. There will be a gift exchange for the scouts $20...bring a gift - get a gift, plus much, much more.
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