November 6

Post date: Nov 17, 2012 5:49:50 AM

November PLC is scheduled for Thursday, November 8that 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 November and December 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 Nature in November and First Aid in December.

Chippokes Overnighter, Saturday, November 10th. We will meet at the church Saturday morning at 8:00 AM and drive to Chippokes State Park. Once there we will conduct skills training and a rocket launch demostration. This is our annual Campout where we host Webelos from local Packs. Please bring attached permission slip.

Please help us welcome our newest member Brandon on Saturday, November 17th at 7:00 PM. Brandon is bridging from Pack 740. Pack 740's Arrow of Light and bridging ceremony will take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church on 8200 Woodman Rd., Richmond. Scouts and leaders are requested to attend to help make Brandon as welcome as possible.

Preliminary commitments are needed for Winter and Summer Camp at T. Brady Saunders. Please talk with your Scouts about these camps. We need to get our reservation in soon for the best campsites.

Winter Camp January 18 – 21 (MLK Weekend) cost $50

Merit Badges available – Computers, Emergency Prep, Energy, Fingerprinting, Communications, First Aid, Citzenship in the Nation and many others

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 chute.

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 Scout is Friendly