April 3

Post date: Apr 7, 2012 4:16:10 PM

The camping trip to the mountains that was scheduled for 4/9 – 4/11 has been postponed. We will look at possibly rescheduling in the fall.

No meeting Tuesday, April 10th – Enjoy your Spring Break

Service Project Night on Tuesday, April 17th at 7:30 PM – The Scouts have chosen to clean the windows of the Carson Building and the interiors of a couple of the church vans. Paper towels, glass cleaners, shop vacs and extension cords will be needed.

April PLC is scheduled for April 19th at 7:30 PM at the Carson Building. If you are an officer and are unable to attend you must notify the Scoutmaster. We will work on April and May Meetings. Please go to link below.

http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Troop_Program_Features

PLC Members save this link, it has links to all program features. We are covering Wildlife Management in April and Camping in May.

Please come and welcome Troop 555’s newest scouts on Saturday, April 21st at 7:00 PM. The boys (Connor S and James W) are bridging over from Pack 740 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church on Woodman Road. Please attend if you are available.

Youth Leader Training is at 12:00 PM on Saturday, April 28th. All youth who accepted positions on 3/27 must attend. Please contact the Scoutmaster if you have a conflict.

Leadership Positions are still available if any Scout is interested, please see the Scoutmaster.

Camping Trip to Washington DC from Friday, May 11th to Saturday, May 12th – Exact Itinerary to be determined by the Scouts. We will camp at the Coast Guard Station in Alexandria. We will leave Friday evening and return Saturday night to allow the boys to be home for Mother’s Day.

Do you want to be more involved with the Troop but don’t want to go camping? Please consider joining the committee. The Troop Committee meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM. Duties include budget, advancement, fundraising and leadership review.

If you have any current merit badge books that you are willing to part with – Please donate them to our troop library

For more information about the 2013 Boy Scout Jamboree please go to: https://summit.scouting.org/en/Pages/default.aspx The costs are $1,200 for youth, $850 for adults and the deal of the century $425 for youth staff ages 16 to 24.

Advice from the Scoutmaster – Act on your plans before it is too late.