January 20

Post date: Jan 21, 2009 8:01:02 PM

We've only gotten a few commitments in so far for our Whitewater trip this summer. If you need a commitment form, it is attached to this e-mail. We need committments no later than February 3rd. If we don't get enought people to sign up - we may not be able to go. Scouts - encourage your fellow scouts to come along!

Next Tuesday , January 27 we will have some guest Webelos - Let's make them feel welcome!

David R's Eagle Project is this Saturday! From David:

Hey guys my eagle project is on the 24th of January and will be from 9am-3pm. We will be cutting the wood and measuring for the wood duck boxes, this is one of three days for my project. Some tools I will need for this project: Chop Saw, Gloves, Safety Glasses, Tape Measure, Framing/Combo Square and saw horses. As usual lunch will be provided and here are directions to my house at 6414 Cherry grove ln Mechanicsville, VA 23111. There will be a sign up sheet this coming meeting so I can know who is bringing what.

The Klondike Derby is January 31. This should be a fun day - Please plan to attend (and let the leaders know!) We need firm commitments.

February 8th is the District Bowl-a-Thon. 4-6 PM. Sign-ups are available at the meeting.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! February 10th is our Court of Honor and FOS dinner. Families and friends should attend!

Let's get everyone to First Class Advancement day February 21st. Let the leaders know what you need for advancement, and we're going to schedule activities that day to get as much done as we can! The time is tentatively scheduled for 10-3 PM.

The Spring Stew is February 28th/29th. Plan to attend and be selling!

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.

Attached please find an updated WhiteWater form (without the revisions) and a summer camp form.

In addition for OA members, there are forms for Conclave and the Spring Service weekend, as well as the newsletter (the reliable one).

Also this weekend is our Pack's Pinewood Derby. The Pack is seeking help from 10 AM to 12 PM, and would like the Scouts to be starters and finish line judges and assist with clean up. If you aren't helping at David R's project - this would be a great way to get in a few hours of service time. Please contact tslckr@gmail.com for more information or to sign up to help.

Advice from the Scoutmaster: Many of our greatest leaders have had a scouting background including presidents and astronauts. Scout values and leadership experience can take you a long way!