Happy Spring we have multiple events happening within the next 4 weeks and cannot wait to include our 13 new scouts and their families. I am highlighting our Rocket Lock-In/Launch. However, I am including other events as for planning purposes.
Scouts and Parents
What: The Rocket Lock-in overnight is THIS Saturday
Who: Scouts and Chaperons Requested Scouts
Where: Joy Lutheran Church (JLC)
When: 25 Mar @ 7:30
Notes: Uniform Class B. Scouts can camp outside or stay inside the fellowship hall. 100 below points count. Bring appropriate sleepwear, sleeping bag & tent if needed or you can "tarp it". Bring a rocket movie to share. New scouts don't forget scout book. Pizza will be served Friday Night (bring your own water/no sodas) and breakfast for scouts Sat morning. No electronic games allowed and cell-phones should be in pockets. Bring cards, games etc. There are no shower facilities at the church.
What: The Rocket Launch is THIS Sunday
Who: Scouts, Parents, all family members welcome
Where: Meet at JLC no later than 9:00 am; Caravan to Big Lake Launch Site; finish event 3:00 pm
When: 26 Mar @ 9:00 am
Note: Dress for the weather. Layers always a good idea (snow pants, boots and ice grippers suggested) Bring your own sports chairs. Also bring your own footballs or Frisbees. Lunch provided as we take the Troop Grill. Yeah Grilling on a frozen lake super cool stuff. Troop will serve Pizza dinner Fri night, breakfast for scouts Sat morning, and a cookout lunch at Big Lake for scouts & Family...bring water to drink.
Cost > $25 per family or $15 per scout for food. Rockets & motor(s) cost TBD > The cost of the newly purchased rockets and each motor launch will be settled up after the event. Bring Cash Friday if you haven't paid for the event. Let Mr. Puterbaugh know if you have any questions or need clarification.
Other Upcoming Events
Who: Scouts and Parents
What: Scouting for Food (Service Project)
Where: Storefront TBD (Walmart, Fred Meyers, Carrs)
When: 1 Apr @ 9:30-4:00 pm (Shifts begin @ 10:00 am)
Note: This is one of the most visible service projects we do and we need scout and parental support. Uniform (sharp) Class A. Need 6 Scouts per 2-hour shift. Also need parent volunteers. I will be there from 9:30 to noon.
Who: Scouts and Parents
What: Rock Gym in Lieu of Sunday Scout Meeting
Where: 665 E 33rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99503
When: 2 Apr @ 5-9 (Meeting at JLC @ 4:00 pm for carpool)
Note: Uniform is Class B. Admission is $18. POC for this event is Mr. Estes. Email with additional details forthcoming.
What: Advancements: Scheduling Scout Master Conference
When: TBD Please call Mr. Puterbaugh at the above number
Note: Uniform Class A.
What: Upcoming Troop Elections
When: (Sometime in April)
Note: Think about what positions you are interested in serving. POC Mr. Puterbaugh
Finally, I have had several emails requesting a schedule to help with summer planning. This schedule will be sent out in a separate email. Events will be added in April when the Scouts have elections and their Patrol Leader Committee meets to plan the events for the upcoming quarter.
Troop 219 Committee Chair
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