March 15

Post date: Mar 16, 2011 5:38:44 PM

We still have 12 quarts of stew to sell. Please send an e-mail to the Scoutmaster at if you wish to purchase any additional stew. I could use the freezer space in April.

Order of the Arrow Ordeal and work weekend this weekend. Please see the Reliable One attachment for more details.

Day Hike Saturday March 26 to Lake Anna State Park

Meet at the Carson Building at 8:00 AM. We will return at approximately 4:00 PM.

Bring lunch, water and dress appropriately for the weather.

Troop Elections March 29th. Please put your reasons into writing as to why you want to be an officer of the Troop.

PLC, Sunday March 31st. Please let the ScoutMaster know if you cannot attend.

Overnight AT Hike April 2nd / 3rd - Please join us for ridge walking along the Appalachian Trial in Shenandoah National Park. Please see Mrs. Coffey if you want to join.

The Pack check will be Wednesday, March 30th at 7:30 PM.

It's not too late to sign up for Summer Camp – See Mrs. Coffey with questions.

The multi day AT Hike during Spring Break has been cancelled due to schedule conflicts.

Service Hours Opportunity!!!!!!

Several boys have asked me about Service Hours.

Two Cub Scout activities need your help.

Belt Loop Bonanza - 4/9

Twilight Camp in June 20 - June 24

FOLLOW Troop 555 on Twitter @Troop555VA or your cell phone.

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Leaders are needed for a two night campout at Brady Saunders for a Service Project and Catapault launch. Friday 4/15 - Sunday 4/17, the first weekend of Spring Break.

If you have any current merit badge books that you are willing to part with – Please donate them to our troop library!

Ben Ward is looking to make sure Medicals are updated – Please see him if you have any questions.

Advice from the Scoutmaster – Follow your muse

Please remember that Troop meetings start promptly at 7:30. Leaders are there from about 7:15 and Scouts can gather and take advantage of this time to talk to the leaders. Please don't wait until the end of the meeting for advancement sing-off. If you are leaving the meeting early, please make sure the scoutmaster or an assistant scoutmaster know you are leaving so we won’t go looking for you.