March 13

Post date: Mar 19, 2012 8:40:52 PM

Everyone please join me in giving thanks to Diane Francis, Lynn Catlett and Jean Carr for an excellent Court of Honor dinner.

Geocaching Camping Weekend at Lake Anna State Park March23rd – March 25th. ( this is a change, several leaders had work/family conflicts on March 9th – 11th.) – The troop will leave from the Carson building Friday evening at 6:00 PM ET and drive to Lake Anna State Park. Saturday the Troop will hunt caches using a GPS device. The troop will return Sunday around 11:30 AM to the Carson Building. (Times subject to change)

Troop Youth Leader Elections March 27th – Interested candidates should write a few sentences stating why you like to hold a particular position(s).

Youth Leader Training 1:00 PM on Sunday, April 1st. All youth who accept positions on 3/27 must attend.

Spring Break in the Mountains, April 9th – April 11th. We will meet at the Carson Building at 9:00 AM and drive to Shenandoah National Park for hiking and camping. We will be using backpack equipment.

April PLC is scheduled for April 19th at 7:30 PM at the Carson Building. If you are an officer and are unable to attend you must notify the Scoutmaster. We will work on April and May Meetings. Please go to link below.

PLC Members save this link, it has links to all program features. We are covering Wildlife Management in April and Camping in May.

http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Troop_Program_Features

Parents, 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, fundraising and leadership review.

Scouts, 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 – Honor your parents be the best you can be.