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Great Time at Keowa

Posted on Jul 14 2013 - 9:57am

Congratulations to the 15 scouts who collectively earned 42 completed merit badges and 12 partial merit badges. Four new scouts also completed the Dan Beard program.

Congratulations, also, to Max W. and Kurt W. for earning the BSA Lifeguard award. This required a full week of dedication and both mental and physical stamina.

Despite a few showers, all campers had a fun time and everyone worked well together. Pictures have been uploaded to the website.

Thank you to Mrs Quincy, Mrs Philbrick and Mr Tripodi for their help with pre-summer camp activities and to Mr Grose, Mr Bonczek, Mr Townson, Mr Philbrick, and Mr Iken for their leadership during camp. Most importantly, thank you to Mr Quinlavin for all of the work he put in before and during camp to pull off another great summer trip.

New Adult Quartermaster

Posted on Jul 14 2013 - 9:54am

Congratulations to Bill Tripodi, Jr for taking on the adult quartermaster role. The adult leaders formally recognized him at their last meeting.

Thank you to Mr Barnes for his past leadership in this role. Thanks, also, to Mr Dutkowsky, Mr Quinlavin, Mr Philbrick, and Mr Iken for their help during this transition period.

Summer Camp Arrival

Posted on Jul 4 2013 - 6:24am

Please arrive at summer camp NLT 12:30 on Sunday, July 7. Please congregate in the tree line across from the headquarters. We will meet as a group and begin the check-in process.

Wear your Class B (red) shirt.

At the time of arrival, please have the following ready:

  • Money in a ziploc baggie or reclosable envelope with NAME and AMOUNT written on the outside.
  • Paper with Name and Combination for lock used on foot locker.
  • Medication in zip loc bag in original container, with prescription information, and name on bag. Provide any additional details of medication on paper inside of bag.

Pack your swimsuit and towel near the top of your gear - we will be doing a swim test as part of the check in process.

Most importantly - COME READY TO HAVE FUN!

Your Year is Planned (Subject to Change)

Posted on Jul 3 2013 - 5:15pm

Great job by the youth leaders putting together a great plan for next year. The troop calendar has been updated with the tentative schedule and detai

Summer Camp Merit Badge Registration Available Now

Posted on Jun 27 2013 - 5:48am

This is the last week for advance sign up of merit badges at Keowa. Sign up online and avoid the rush on the first day of camp. If you have questions, ask your fellow scouts for their opinion and contact one of the adult leaders.

Annual Planning Meeting and Summer Camp PLC - NEXT WEEK

Posted on Jun 26 2013 - 9:04pm

The 2013 - 2014 Scouting Year will be here soon. PLC members should attend to help identify next year's monthly plan.

In addition, a brief PLC for summer camp will be held to finalize duty rosters, develop schedules, and load the trailer with troop gear needed for camp.

Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served.

Please Register online so that we can get a headcount for food and confirm that individuals are available.

Not a member of PLC? Tell your Patrol Leader what you would like to do next year!

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