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Important Reminders for Go-Karting Attendees:

Posted on Dec 11 2015 - 7:12am

Attendees for Go-Karting:

1.  Meet at 11am St Jude's Parking Lot

2. Bring a Signed Waiver (located in the Event Description of the Event on our Troop calendar

2016 Merit Badge College Registration Open

Posted on Dec 8 2015 - 8:49pm

Merit Badge College will be held on January 30th, February 6th, 20th, and 27th. March 5th will be a snow date. Troop Registration closes December 11 and payment must be made by then.

Scouts must be 1st Class rank. No exceptions. All classes will be at Lyman Hall, 70 Pond Hill Rd., Wallingford CT. 

Go-Kart Event: Meeting Time and Location

Posted on Dec 6 2015 - 8:41pm

For those going to the go-karting event this Saturday (December 12th) please meet at the St.Jude's parking lot at 11am sharp.

Wreath Sale Fundraiser - SIGN UP NOW

Posted on Dec 2 2015 - 11:52am
The wreath sale is one of our largest fundraisers of the year. All scouts are expected to sell a minimum of six wreaths on an individual basis. Wreaths will arrive on the Tuesday prior to Thanksgiving. If you need to deliver wreaths to your customers on Thanksgiving, please arrange for pick up by contacting Mr. Bonczek prior to Thanksgiving. The attached form can be used to track your individual sales, but any form of communication to Mr. Bonczek will suffice. Payment upon pickup is preferred.

Scouts and parents are also expected to volunteer with group sales which will take place on November 27th, 28th, and December 5th (two adults are required for each sales slot). Each scout should sign up for TWO time slots. Gift certificates will be awarded to the top three sellers (individual sales plus a share of the group sales for each slot that a scout works).

12" Wreaths prices are $12 (no bow) or $15 with a bow. 16" wreaths are $16 (no bow) or $19 with a bow.

Individual orders and pick ups must be arranged with Mr. Bonczek via email (wreathsales"AT", phone/text, or in person.

NOTE: Two locations on Dec 5th - indicate in comments when you sign up your location

Troop Equipment Return

Posted on Dec 2 2015 - 11:51am

All scouts are reminded to return troop equipment at the beginning of a troop meeting and not at the end. The storage room is locked up by the end of the meeting. Returning at the start of the meeting allow the youth quartermaster(s) the opportunity to properly inspect and store the items rather than quickly just put away.

If you do forget to return the equipment, it is better to inform the youth quartermasters(s) and bring it to the beginning of the next meeting.

Scoutmaster Conferences/Boards of Review to be held November 29th and December 6th

Posted on Dec 2 2015 - 11:51am

We will be holding Scoutmaster Conferences and Boards of Review the next (2) Sundays, November 29th, and December 6th for any Scouts who are ready for rank advancement.  Mr. Russell is available on November 29th and Mrs. Philbrick has offered to help on December 6th.  Please email Scoutmaster Huggins if you are in need of a Scoutmaster Conference, and email Mr. Russell if you are in need of a Board of Review, and let us know which day, the 29th, or 6th.  Adult Committee Members, we will be in need of 3 parents to help with the Boards of Review each Sunday.  The next Court of Awards is Sunday December 20th, coinciding with the Troop's Holiday Party.  Thanks

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