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Leadership Thought

Posted on Jan 2 2013 - 4:32pm

"Be Prepared… the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise."
- Robert Baden-Powell

Klondike Derby Registration Available - Time To Look at Your Personal Equipment!

Posted on Dec 29 2012 - 9:23am

The Klondike Derby registration is now available.

Now is the time to look over your personal equipment to determine whether you have enough of the right type of gear to stay warm. Think layers - and NO COTTON! Hats, gloves/mittens, snow pants, good winter boots, socks, thermal underwear... Look over your sleeping bag - is is good to 0°? If not, another sleeping bag or additional blankets or sleeping bag inserts should be considered.

Carabiner's Online Registration Requirement

Posted on Dec 5 2012 - 8:34pm

If you will be attending the rock climbing this weekend, an online waiver form must be completed before you will be allowed to participate. Attached is the link to the registration form.

Court of Awards and Holiday Party!

Posted on Dec 5 2012 - 8:13pm

Come see your fellow scouts receive their next rank and bring a gift (max $10 value) to exchange in the Chinese Auction. All parents and families are invited. Mark your calendars for December 16, at United Methodist Church on Cutlers Farm Road, 4:30 till 6:00.

Wreath Sale - SOLD OUT!

Posted on Dec 5 2012 - 8:09pm

Thank you to all those involved in the wreath sale. The troop was able to sell all of the wreaths that they had ordered - two dozen more than last ye


Posted on Nov 26 2012 - 7:15pm

Connecticut Yankee Council Presents:

National Youth Leader Training Conference:

National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

BSA Troop # 163

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