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Your Year is Planned! (Subject to Change)

Posted on Aug 1 2012 - 10:36pm

Thanks to your input and a great effort by the PLC, the projected troop schedule for the year is now available on the troop website. We have some great trips and activities identified. The schedule still needs some review, including alignment of resources, however, this should give you a good idea of what to expect for the year.

New Scouts, are you bored? Exercise!

Posted on Aug 1 2012 - 8:10pm

The next rank Board of Review is in September. To earn the Tenderfoot rank, you must exercise for a minimum of 30 days and show improvement (Requirements 10a, 10b). The summer would be a great time to work on this requirement.

Do you want to be a better leader? Attend YLT.

Posted on Aug 1 2012 - 8:08pm

The August class is soon! It's not too late to sign up!

Leadership is a trait that must be developed and honed. Training programs are a great opportunity to learn and practice leadership skills and obtain feedback. If you are at least First Class Rank and age 13, you can be considered for Youth Leadership Training. You must be recommended by the Scoutmaster.

2013 BSA National Jamboree

Posted on Aug 1 2012 - 8:07pm

There is still time to sign up for the BSA National Jamboree scheduled for July 15 - July 24, 2013 at The Summit Bechtel Reserve in New River Gorge, WV. This is an excellent opportunity to attend a Jamboree in a newly constructed High Adventure Base.

What do you want to do next year?

Posted on Jul 25 2012 - 7:52pm

GET YOUR IDEAS IN! The annual planning meeting is coming up next week. Think about what you would like to do and get your ideas/input to the PLC.

Another Great Week at Camp Keowa!

Posted on Jul 17 2012 - 9:24pm

Everyone had a great time at Camp Keowa. Twenty scouts earned sixty merit badges and five partials, plus several scouts participated in COPE. On Wednesday, we kayaked 10 miles on the Delaware River. The boys also had fun canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and sailing on Crystal Lake. Pictures for the entire week have been uploaded to the troop website.

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