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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!

Sunday! Sunday! SUNDAY! GET YOUR SUMMER CAMP FORMS TURNED IN!

Posted on Jun 17 2013 - 3:59pm

Forms are due to the Summer Camp Registrar (Mrs Quincy) no later than Sunday, June 23rd at 5:00 pm. You should turn in your forms as soon as possible to allow for review and correction, if necessary, prior to the due date.

Mrs Quincy requests that forms NOT BE DROPPED OFF on Saturday, June 22 because of family activities at the Quincy home.

Forms are attached to this announcement for your convenience:

  1. 2013 Summer Camp Consent Form; filled out, signed, and dated
  2. Rolling Stone Ranch Release Form; filled out, signed, and dated
  3. TWO COPIES - BSA Medical Form Part A, signed and dated after July 13, 2012.
  4. TWO COPIES - BSA Medical Form Part B, signed and dated after July 13, 2012.
  5. TWO COPIES - BSA Medical Form Part C, signed and dated after July 13, 2012.
  6. TWO COPIES - NYS Standard Over The Counter/PRN Medicatins Form, signed and dated after than July 13, 2012.
  7. TWO COPIES - Copy of Medical Insurance Card (Both Sides)

"A week of camp life is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room."
― Robert Baden Powell

Mohawk State Forest and Troop 163 and Bears, Oh My!

Posted on Jun 10 2013 - 8:54pm

Ever wonder what to do when you see a bear and "Animal Control" isn't there to take the bear away? Backpacker Magazine recently had an article providing lots of great information about bears.

http://www.backpacker.com/february-march-2013-the-truth-about-bears/surv...

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