Post date: Jan 4, 2013 4:57:11 AM
The Troop had a great time at the Ashland Rescue Squad Tuesday night. The boys had a lot of great questions for the crew.
December PLC is scheduled for Thursday, December 13th at 7:30 PM in the Carson Building. If you are an officer and are unable to attend you must notify the Scoutmaster. We will work on December and January Meetings. Please go to link below, and come to the meeting prepared.
PLC Members save this link; it has links to all program features. We are covering First Aid in December and Business in January.
Preliminary commitments are needed for Winter and Summer Camp at T.
Brady Saunders. Please talk with your Scouts about these camps. We need to get our reservation in soon for the best campsites.
Winter Camp January 18 – 21 (MLK Weekend) cost $50
Merit Badges available – Computers, Emergency Prep, Energy, Fingerprinting, Communications, First Aid, Citzenship in the Nation and many others
Summer Camp July 7 – 13 cost $285
Merit Badges, Traiblazers for new scouts, COPE and Ranger's Challenge for older scouts, Floating Iceburg, water activities and new water chute.
The Quest for Stonewall's Arm – Chancellorsville Battlefield Hike Saturday, January 5th. The troop will spend the day hiking around Chancellorsville Battlefield, will also visit the Stonewall Jackson Shrine if open. Please dress appropriately and pack a lunch a water.
Patrick Henry Public Speaking Program – Scouts will have a chance to earn very important merit badges Public Speaking and Communications.
The sessions are 8:00 AM to noon on January 26th, February 2nd and February 9th. The program requires the completion of the Public Speaking merit badge before the scout is allowed to participate in the Communications merit badge. Registration closes on January 16th. The fee is $12.00. Please see the form on the bulletin board in the Carson Building or on the council calendar at
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, fund raising 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.
Advice from the Scoutmaster – Learn your first aid, you never know when you can help.