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Volunteer help for the St Jude Italian Festival 8/30 thru 8/23

Posted on Aug 3 2014 - 9:26am
The Tripodi family will be handling soda, recycling and trash at the festival, any help you can offer will be greatly appreciated. Volunteer time at the festival can be used for either Scout advancement service hours or Masuk High School community service hours.The work is multiple short shifts during the evening so you can work and enjoy the festival on the same night. Scouts will be working independently so Scout volunteers must be high school age, or younger scouts accompanied by an adult. Any volunteer 18 or older must be in compliance with the diocese Safe Environments policy.  A Safe Environments training is offered on August 9th, contact the parish office to sign up for Safe Environments.

2014 Camp Sikorsky Sept 19-21 Troop Registration Open

Posted on Jul 23 2014 - 1:05pm

Camp Sikorsky 2014 to be held September 19-21, 2014. Signup is limited to 8 scouts and 2 adults. One adult must be a leader. Youth must be 14 years of age and at least First Class. We have received approval from CYC for scouts slightly younger than 14 to attend. This approval is dependent on 2 troop leaders attending and if space is available. Boys should register as usual on the troop website. During the weekend you will be able to see Blackhawk Helicopters, tour the office of Igor Sikorsky, the manufacturing floor and get introduced to 2 different merit badges. Registration and payment, along with merit badge choices must be completed before August 1, 2014. No late registrations will be accepted. Any questions, please contact Asst Scoutmaster Philbrick. See troop roster for his contact information..

Reminder - Annual Planning Meeting Next Week

Posted on Jul 9 2014 - 8:02pm

The annual planning meeting is next week.  Get your ideas to the PLC.  

Canoeing Opportunity Saturday, June 28

Posted on Jun 20 2014 - 8:27pm

The Venture Crew will be doing a canoeing shakedown in preparation for their August trip Saturday, June 28th.

There are a few 'seats' avaliable to any troop member who would like to join them on this trip down the Housatonic River. Please contact Sal Morabito if you'd like to participate in this one day canoe event. See Sal's contact information under the Troop Roster menu item.

Summer Camp Merit Badge Sign Up Available Now

Posted on Jun 15 2014 - 4:55pm

LAST CHANCE! You may register in advance of attending Camp Keowa for the merit badges that you wish to take.  Refer to the online registration for a list of available merit badges.  Online registration closes at midnight on June 21.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  If you miss the deadline, you will have to register at Camp Keowa.

Summer Camp Forms Due This Weekend

Posted on Jun 9 2014 - 5:52pm

This is a reminder that all summer camp forms are due to Mrs. Quincy this weekend. 

This should include:

    Two copies of med form

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