February 3

Post date: Feb 5, 2009 3:53:08 PM

Last Saturday was the Klondike. Congratulations to the four scouts and one Webelo who represented 555 well!

Tuesday night we had Webelo visitors - and advancement - Congratulations!

Thanks from Joshua T. to all who made his Eagle Court of Honor a success.

Thanks from David R. to all who helped with his Eagle Project. He is finishing up the project this Saturday in the morning, Those who are helping our, meet at his house at 8:00.

Patrick C's Eagle Court of Honor is Saturday (February 7th). From Patrick:

Hey guys just a reminder my Eagle Ceremony is this Saturday at 2pm.

If you are participating in the ceremony, I will need you there an hour early to do a run-thru. Thanks again,

Patrick C.

This Sunday is Scout Sunday at New Hanover Church. We will be participating in their 9:30 service. Scouts and leaders who can come should meet in the commons at 9:15 in full class A's! (No OA Sash)

Next Tuesday night is our Spring Court of Honor and Friends of Scouting Dinner. Dinner starts at 6:30. Lasagna, Salad and Drinks are provided. Families with Scouts who in the Rough Rider patrol should bring a Dessert and those with the Rabid Wolves should bring a side-dish. Families - Please Attend! Patrol Leaders: Please contact the members of your patrols and get a count to Mr. Showalter no later than this Sunday if possible.

The Courier is now available. It contains links to information about the Council and upcoming district events. (Just a reminder - we are in the Battlefield District).

Heart of VA District Newsletter - The Courier

Stew is coming up quickly - February 27 & 28 (Friday night through Saturday Morning) Please be selling now and bring preliminary order numbers to next Tuesday's meeting. $6.00 /quart. Final orders are due the 17th.

Advancement Day is the 21st! Please let your leaders know what advancement activities you need! Older scouts - we need all of you to help out with this too! This may also be a good time to look over your partial merit badges - what can you complete?

HELP!!! Whitewater Commitments are Due or this trip may not happen. If we don't have commitments we can't plan the trip and required fundraisers.

OA Items:

For Conclave and NOAC information, please see Ben Ward.

March 13-15 OA Service weekend.

Jamboree information is available from Ben, and on-line.

Advice from the Scoutmaster: Be persistant - Keep trying and you will succeed!