August 23

Post date: Aug 27, 2011 4:57:52 PM

The calendar is on the web site. Please check it out, there is an activity every weekend from 9/10 until Thanksgiving and several more throughout the year.

This Tuesday 8/30 will be the last committee meeting before the Fall Court of Honor. Final headcount for the rafting trip is required.

NO MEETING September 6th - Happy Back to School

JAMES RIVER RAFTING TRIP has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 10th.

This will be a day trip. The cost of trip is $60/person. Currently we have two rafts reserved for a total of 12. If more Scouts/Leaders are interested we can reserve another raft. Please sign up on Tuesday if you would like to attend. Any questions please e-mail the scoutmaster atScoutmaster@troop555.net or call 804-678-8245. The River Trip is the perfect trip for first time paddlers ages 9 and up. The trip takes you down the upper section of the James River with rapids ranging from class I-II. http://www.rivercityraft.com/

Order of the Arrow Fall Ordeal and work weekend. Friday, September 9th - Sunday, September 11th.

Fall Court of Honor - Tuesday, September 13th. This is a family event. Please plan on joining usat 6:30 PM for dinner.

Ben Tehan's Eagle Project - Saturday, September 17th

Oceana Air Show Weekend - September 23- 25. The troop will camp two nights at First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach. We will plan to attend the airshow on Saturday, September 24. The cost is $15. The boys will need to bring extra money to purchase food / souvenirs at the air show. More details to come.

Fall Stew - Friday, September 30th. Get your orders in early.

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 – Look at yourself before you blame others for your problems.