Post date: Jan 4, 2013 4:58:02 AM
No Meeting on Tuesday, January 1st. See you next week in full class A's
Hope you had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
The Quest for Stonewall's Arm – Chancellorsville Battlefield Hike
Saturday, January 5th. Please meet at the church at 8:30 AM ET.
See attached permission slip. The troop will spend the day hiking around Chancellorsville Battlefield, will also visit the Stonewall Jackson Shrine if open. See the site
of Lee's greatest victory and his greatest loss. The manuevers on the
battlefield are among the boldest in history. Please dress
appropriately and pack a lunch a water. Don't forget Class A shirts for travel.
January PLC is scheduled for Thursday, January 10th 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 January and February
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 Business in January and Winter Camping in February.
Preliminary commitments are needed for Summer Camp at T.
Brady Saunders. Please talk with your Scouts about this camp. We
need to get our reservation in soon for the best campsites.
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
For those who have signed up Winter Camp is January 18 – 21 (MLK
Weekend) cost $50.
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 – A tiny bit of sugar helps the medicine
go down or be courteous.