Weekly Update

Troop Update 9/12/17


Current Troop 555 Business:


Eagle Scout Project:


Kostya Y's Eagle Project Work Day  Sunday, September 10th at 8 am, Kostya's Eagle Project will take place at the playground across from the Cherrydale Pond in Mechanicsville: 

 

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Cherrydale+Pond/@37.624845,-77.3241066,15.75z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x89b1188360444c73:0xeb246f97eb045558!8m2!3d37.6234157!4d-77.3249043

The project is based around painting, so wear appropriate clothes that will be able to get dirty. Bring safety glasses, and if you do not have your own, there are a couple extra.

Make sure to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. Lunch will be provided, but make sure you eat before you come.

If you have extra tools, such as paint scrapers and wire brushes, it would be greatly appreciated if you could bring them as well.

Additionally, you can bring work gloves if you want.

 

PLC:


Thursday, September 14th at 7 pm. Theme for September is "Orienteering". Come out and bring some ideas.

 

Order of the Arrow Service Weekend:

OA service weekend September 15th through 17th. Members are encouraged to sign up now.  Come out and give some cheerful service.

 

Court of Honor:


Tuesday, September 19th. Menu will be Lasagna, please go to the signup genius that Ms. Bonds created and put down what you would like to bring. 


Plan on Arriving around 6:00 PM to help set up and we start eating at 6:30 PM with the program starting at 7:30 and are usually done around 8:30 PM.


Please Bring your families. This is an Family Event! We want grandmothers, grandfathers, Aunt and Uncles to come. Bring your Mom and Dad, Brothers and Sisters. Bring your neighbor. 

Please RSVP on or before September 15, and the number attending.

Follow the link below, or copy and paste in your browser.

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080B45AAA829A4F85-court   

 

Brunswick Stew – Fall 2017:


It’s getting that time of year again, “STEW” start selling and keep us up to date on your count please.  We will be at the FOP lodge on September 29th at 6PM into the 30th (ALL NIGHT). 

 

Kroger Cards:


If you have not done so, please register your KROGER card. This is an easy way for us to raise funds for our Troop.  Please get friends, family, co-workers, etc…. to sign up.

 

*All Scouts are challenged to look into earning the religious emblem of their faith. To find out more, go to www.praypub.org

 

Yours in scouting,

Mr. Witt

Scoutmaster – Troop 555 

Troop 555 Weekly Update - 04/01/2018

posted Apr 1, 2018, 5:43 AM by Daniel Carter Beard   [ updated Apr 1, 2018, 5:45 AM ]

No troop meeting this week due to spring break - No School No Scouts. 

Committee Meeting and Board of Review Next Week. 

Camp Cards are now available to obtain some please see Mrs. Bonds

Stew Money is now Past Due. Please bring your remaining balance into troop at the next meeting.

Summer Camp - June 24 thru 30. Camp Shenandoah, Stonewall Jackson Area Council. $285 if paid in full by May 1, 2018, Adult Leaders: Full week, $100; Partial week, $20 per day.   (IF going for the early bird date fees, ALL payments should be into the troop no later the 4/24/18. This will be in order to get everything processed. The Merit badge list will be out in April as well.)

If anyone would like a US Flag to Fly. Please see Mr. Ward

PLC Meeting on 4/12/2018. Check your emails for details.

World Scout Jamboree Space Still Available - https://wsj2019.us/

Start thinking about the National Scout Jamboree in 2021.

Scoutmaster Minute - Take Pride in yourself and your patrol and your troop. Wear your complete uniform and wear it correctly. 


Weekly Update 3/6/2018

posted Mar 8, 2018, 3:13 AM by Daniel Carter Beard

Afternoon All,

1 - Court of Honor, March 13, go to sign up genius and sign up PLEASE,   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b45aaa829a4f85-court1

3 - OA service weekend March 16 - 18.

4 - Summer Camp - June 24 thru 30. Camp Shenandoah, Stonewall Jackson Council ,                      $285 if paid in full by May 1, 2018, Adult Leaders: Full week, $100; Partial week, $20 per day.   (IF going for the early bird date fees, ALL payments should be into the troop no later the 4/24/18. This will be in order to get everything processed. The Merit badge list will be out in April as well.)

 5 - Cold Mtn/Mt Pleasant Hike - March 24 and 25. Great hike to get started into hiking

YIS

Mr. Witt

Weekly Update 6 March 2018

posted Mar 7, 2018, 1:05 PM by Daniel Carter Beard

Afternoon All,

1 - Court of Honor, March 13, go to sign up genius and sign up PLEASE,   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b45aaa829a4f85-court1

2. Air and Space Musuem this weekend cancelled due to lack of interest.

3 - OA service weekend March 16 - 18.

4 - Summer Camp - June 24 thru 30. Camp Shenandoah, Stonewall Jackson Council ,                      $285 if paid in full by May 1, 2018Adult Leaders: Full week, $100; Partial week, $20 per day.   (IF going for the early bird date fees, ALL payments should be into the troop no later the 4/24/18. This will be in order to get everything processed. The Merit badge list will be out in April as well.)

 5 - Cold Mtn/Mt Pleasant Hike - March 24 and 25. Great hike to get started into hiking

YIS

Stephen Witt

Weekly Update 2/20/2018

posted Feb 23, 2018, 3:42 AM by Daniel Carter Beard

Afternoon All,

1 - Klondike Derby, Feb 23 - 25. Please see attachment for permission slip. Print out and bring on Friday if you can. I will have copies if needed.

2 - Stew weekend March 2 & 3, Start selling if you haven't already. PLEASE give one of the leaders your total each week or text or email to me. Stew totals as of today are 722

3 - We still need leaders for Spring Break Camp, If you are available please let me know.

4 - OA service weekend March 16 - 18.

5 - Summer Camp - June 24 thru 30. Camp Shenandoah, Stonewall Jackson Council ,                      $285 if paid in full by May 1, 2018, Adult Leaders: Full week, $100; Partial week, $20 per day. Will all the scouts that are planning on attending summer camp please respond back to me so we can get an accurate count.

6 - Tee Shirts -  https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/508084CA9AF2DABF49-troop

These are made by an extra crafty parent in P555.  Open to current Pack 555 Arrow of Light Scouts too. Order and delivery dates are listed in the signup.

Mr. Lyle - Cubmaster Pack 555

7 - Ski Trip - Has been canceled.

8 - Court of Honor, March 13.

 


YIS

Mr. Witt

 

Weekly Update 2/13/18

posted Feb 16, 2018, 5:33 AM by Daniel Carter Beard

Afternoon All,

1 - Klondike Derby, Feb 23 - 25.

2 - Stew weekend March 2 & 3, Start selling if you haven't already. PLEASE give one of the leaders your total each week. Stew totals as of today are 504

3 - We still need leaders for Spring Break Camp, If you are available please let me know.

4 - OA service weekend March 16 - 18.

5 - Summer Camp - June 24 thru 30. Camp Shenandoah, Stonewall Jackson Council ,                      $285 if paid in full by May 1, 2018, Adult Leaders: Full week, $100; Partial week, $20 per day.

6 - Carson Clean Up - February 17, Saturday at 8 am, bring yard tools, gloves and water bottles

7 - Tee Shirts -  https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/508084CA9AF2DABF49-troop

These are made by an extra crafty parent in P555.  Open to current Pack 555 Arrow of Light Scouts too. Order and delivery dates are listed in the signup.

Mr. Lyle - Cubmaster Pack 555

8 - Ski Trip - https://www.massresort.com/upload/photos/page_510_ski-scout-days-flyer.pdf

 More information to follow. Let the Markley’s know if interested.

 

9 - Court of Honor, March 13.


YIS

Mr. Witt

Weekly Update 2/6/2018

posted Feb 9, 2018, 12:18 PM by Daniel Carter Beard   [ updated Feb 9, 2018, 12:19 PM ]

Afternoon All,

1 - Feb. 10th is Winter Ski trip. See Mr. Markley for details. Still waiting to see what mother nature has in-store. 

2 - Mr. Ray Kornman will be speaking on Tuesday the 13th about disabilities. Those of you that would like to start work on your Disabilities Awareness Merit badge, this will be a great start. Print of work book and bring with you on Tuesday .

3 - Klondike Derby, Feb 23 - 25.

4 - Stew weekend March 2 & 3, Start selling if you haven't already. PLEASE give one of the leaders your total each week. Remember 150 qts per family until the 17th then its all open.

5 - We still need leaders for Spring Break Camp, If you are available please let me know.

6 - OA service weekend March 16 - 18.

7 - Summer Camp - June 24 thru 30. Camp Shenandoah, Stonewall Jackson Council ,                      $285 if paid in full by May 1, 2018, Adult Leaders: Full week, $100; Partial week, $20 per day.

8 - Carson Clean Up - February 17, Saturday at 8 am

9 - Tee Shirts -  https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/508084CA9AF2DABF49-troop

These are made by an extra crafty parent in P555.  Open to current Pack 555 Arrow of Light Scouts too.

Order and delivery dates are listed in the signup.

Mr. Lyle - Cubmaster Pack 555

 

YIS

Stephen Witt

Weekly Update 1/23/18

posted Jan 26, 2018, 4:16 AM by Daniel Carter Beard

Good Day All,

Lots of stuff to put out so hang on,

1) Congratulations goes out to Zach B. for completing his Eagle Board of Review on January 8, 2018, which happens to be his birthday. Zach is officially Troop 555's 65th Eagle. NOTE TO ALL OTHERS "DON'T WAIT TO THE LAST MINUTE" PLEASE!!!!!!!

2) USMC Museum - Saturday the 27th. Meet at Carson Building at 8 am, full class "A" uniform, pack a lunch and drink, preferably water. there is a 40 minute move that we will try and see, cost is $4.00. There is a gift shop, so if you want bring extra money for that. We will try and leave by 8:30 and should return before 4 pm.

4) Life to Eagle training - January 31st at 7 pm, Carson Building, ALL Star and Life scouts and parents should attend. This training is open to all that want to know more about the process. Please let the Troop know who will be attending by emailing to troop555update@gmail.com. Please bring a copy of project workbook and eagle application. The current forms can be found on line.

3) Jamestown Day Hike - Feb 3rd, tentatively.

4) Scout Sunday - New Hanover Presbyterian Church, time is to be determined. I would really like to see all scouts show up for this. If for some reason you don't have a ride let a leader know and we will see that you get there.

5) Snow Ski Trip - Feb 10th. (see attachment)

6) Klondike Derby - Feb. 23 - 25, will be held at New Kent Forestry.

7) Brunswick Stew - March 2nd -3rd. Please start selling stew, each week please give one of the leaders a total count of your sales. We have decided to limit sales to 150 quarts per family until Feb 17th, this will give all an equal chance to sell, after the 17th it will all be fair game, first come first serve.

8) Spring Break Camp - LEADERS are needed, new BSA regs., must be registered leader with indoor and outdoor training and current YPT. We all ready have some boys interested. Please help if you can.

PLC Notice - Jan 9, 2018

posted Jan 9, 2018, 7:15 PM by Daniel Carter Beard

Troop 555 Family:

A Message from the Scoutmaster:

Attention ALL holding a LEADERSHIP Position:

Your SPL has chosen Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 for the PLC at 7pm.

All Scouts Holding a leadership position should be in attendance. 

Thanks,

Mr. Witt

Weekly Update Jan 9, 2018

posted Jan 9, 2018, 2:01 PM by Daniel Carter Beard   [ updated Jan 9, 2018, 2:08 PM ]

Troop 555 Family

Just confirming that as per our Troop policy of "No School, No Scouts" we will not hold our meeting this evening, Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

Scouts - please stayed tuned for additional emails regarding the Winter Camp Event that is scheduled for this weekend.

For Committee Members, we will reschedule the Troop Meeting for next Tuesday, January 16th.

Yours In Scouting,

-Mr. Elliott


From Mr. Witt,


As Mr. Elliott said, No Scouts tonight.


Please see this link for information about the Ski Trip. If you have any questions please contact Mr. or Mrs. Markley or Logan Markley. 


Thanks,


YIS,


Mr. Witt

Weekly Update: 12/12/2017

posted Dec 17, 2017, 8:05 AM by Daniel Carter Beard

Good Afternoon All,

Just a quick note on some up coming events;

Tuesday meeting will be the Troop Christmas party; WHAT TO BRING

1 - Buck Patrol: Drinks, cups and ice

2 - Phoenix Patrol: Salty (chips) and Sweet snacks and plates

3 - Troop will provide PIZZA.

 

NO scouts on January 2, due to no school

 

January 6th - will be a clean up day at the Church (Carson Building) exterior. Please mark this date and plan to come out and HELP. Remember many hands make light work.

Next PLC will be January 11, 2018

January 12th thru 15th is Winter Camp. Still need an adult or two to go.

Patrick Henry 2018 Public Speaking and Communications Merit Badges

If you are interested in the Public Speaking or Communications Merit Badges, registration is now open! Register online using this link now before it fills up!!!
Note: They require that you earn the Public Speaking merit badge PRIOR to the Communications one, so you will not be able to register for both. (Communications is Eagle Required)
January 20 only for Public Speaking

January 20 & 27 for Communications.

January 27th, day trip to the Marine Corp Museum

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL

YIS

Mr. Witt

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