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block island departure time

Posted on Jun 14 2016 - 10:06am

Due to a change in our ferry departure time of 10 am to 8 am, we will need to meet at St Judes on Saturday, at 4:15 am. Please do not be late.

The drivers of the two vehicles going on the ferry will meet friday evening, along with the quartermasters, to load the two vehicles.

Annual Troop Planning Meeting July 7th

Posted on Jun 14 2016 - 10:05am

The Annual Troop Planning Meeting will be held July 7th, 7:30 pm, St Jude School. Light refreshments will be served. All Youth and Adult Leaders are asked to attend.

Please notify the SPL or SM if you are unable to attend. If a patrol's PL is unable to attend, please arrange for your patrol's APL to attend in your place.

Scouts please pass along to your Patrol Leader, before the 7th, any ideas you many have for troop events or camping activities.

Medical Forms, Medical Forms, Medcal Forms for Summer Camp and Seabase

Posted on Jun 14 2016 - 10:04am

We need those forms.

SUMMER CAMP due 6/1/2016 to Susan Russell - See "Summer Camp General Info and Forms" under Menu for details

SEABASE 2016 due 7/1/2016 to Vivian Philbrick - See "Files/Seabase 2016" under Menu for forms. Copy of insurance cards also needed.

Please do not hesitate to contact these individuals of you have any questions

Eagle Court of Honor for Matt Andronowitz

Posted on Jun 6 2016 - 6:56pm

The Eagle Court of Honor for Matt Andronowitz will be help on June 12, 2016 at St. Jude Church. All scouts are asked to attend. Parents and families are encouraged to attend.

EMS Discount Offerd to Scouts

Posted on Jun 6 2016 - 6:54pm

Hi, my name is Shaun Lister. I am the assistant manager at EMS in Fairfield. I would like to extend to your troops the same discount we give college students. The discount is 15% off FULL PRICED national brand and 20% off FULL PRICED EMS brand products. All you need is to show your troop card at the time of check out and we will give you the appropriate discount. I have also spoken to the store manager in Danbury and in Stamford, I believe they will honor this discount as well. If you have any questions please feel free to email me or stop by. 

Reminder Scoutmaster Conference and Boards of Review Sunday June 5th

Posted on Jun 1 2016 - 8:18am

The next Court of Awards is scheduled for Wednesday June 8th in conjunction with our end of year Picnic.  We will be having Scoutmaster Conferences and Boards of Review on Sunday June 5th during the regularly scheduled meeting.  There were a handful of scouts who raised their hand indicating they needed both.  If any Scout is in need of a Scoutmaster Conference and Board of Review, please email BOTH Scoutmaster Huggins and Mr. Russell.  We will need 2-3 Parent Committee Members to stay and assist with the Boards of Review.  Thanks

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