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Congratulations to our new PLC!

Posted on Oct 28 2013 - 2:10pm

Troop elections were held this past Sunday. Congratulations to our new group of youth leaders:

Senior Patrol Leader: Max W.
Assistant Senior Patrol Leaders: Kirill R. and Chris C.
Scribe: Ben T.
Troop Guides: Andy S. and Andrew C.
Chaplains Aide: Bradley G
Librarian: Jake B.
Quartermasters: Joe P. and Ryan I.
Platypus Patrol Leader: Peyton S.
Platypus Assistant Patrol Leader: Colin I.
Penguins Patrol Leader: Ben Q.
Penguins Assistant Patrol Leader: Matt A.
Hawks Patrol Leader: Kirill R.
Hawks Assistant Patrol Leader: Ryan I.

Get Ready. Get Set...

Posted on Oct 28 2013 - 2:10pm

The annual wreath sale fundraiser is just around the corner. Start planning now to sell wreaths independently and to sign up for shifts to sell. Det

IMPORTANT: New Eagle Requirement

Posted on Oct 18 2013 - 6:31pm

The following is an announcement published by Patricia Day, Pomperaug District Advancement Chair

Life Scouts who will have Eagle boards of review after 12/31/13 must have Cooking merit badge. This means that just turning in paperwork before that date does not count. It’s the board of review date that determines whether Cooking is Eagle required.

Wanted: Scouts to Teach Skills to Webelos

Posted on Oct 16 2013 - 3:05pm

The Webelos I of Pack 162 are planning a campout at Webb Mountain on October 26 to earn their Outdoorsman Pin. They have asked our troop to teach fusing and whipping rope and some basic knots. If you can spare an hour of your time (3 - 4 pm on Sat), please contact Mr Iken (asmeiken@troop163.org) to let him know your availability. There are 25 Webelos, so your help is needed!

Venture Crew Summer Trip

Posted on Oct 16 2013 - 2:54pm

This email is for all scouts 14 and older who are eligible to be in the Venture Crew, and their parents.

We are planning this summer's Venture Crew trip to Maine High Adventure Base and need your feedback regarding dates of the trip. We have three options:

Backpacking Trip Registration - Sign Up by SATURDAY

Posted on Oct 3 2013 - 6:28am

Registration for the October backpacking trip is now available. If you plan to attend, make sure you sign up AND PAY during the registration period. NO EXCEPTIONS for late registration.

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