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PLC mtg @6:30--Troop Mtg@7:30

Posted by jaypullen on Feb 15 2017 - 6:59am
  • We're coming off what I thought was a great camp!  Lots of hiking, first aid training, fire building, signaling.
  • PLC meeting tonight at 6:30.  Patrol Leaders, SPL, ASPL all required.  We need to discuss the next camp which is only 2 1/2 weeks away!
  • Sign up now for the March 3,4,5 camp is close at Annawanna.
  • First years, look at your books and let's work on getting you guys advanced.  The new class of Arrow of Light scouts will start joining us in 3 weeks!

Today's riddle:  A farmer had 17 sheep. All but 9 died. How many does he have now?  no one got last week's riddle, can you get this one?

camp pictures

Posted by jaypullen on Feb 12 2017 - 6:13pm

For the first time, I have pictures frome the campout.

I've got to say that this was a great camp.  We didn't participate in the district klondike, but we had a great time, and we got some great training in...and had a great time.  We had some pretty realistic first aid training, a lot of mountain climbing, the first time I saw Troop 65 build fires without Aaron's propeelants!  and a great meal prepared by two patrols who were actually doing some cooking and food prep--not just warming preprepped dinners!  And we had some scouts do scoutmaster conferences and are ready for their boards of review!  A productive, and fun camp it was.

Here are some of the highlights.

Mr Pullen

Prep for camp!

Posted by jaypullen on Feb 7 2017 - 6:14pm
  • Committee meeting @ 7.  All parents welcomed and encouraged to attend!
  • We'll be finalizing our plans for the camp--agendas, duty rosters, loading the trailer
  • If you have a role to play at camp, bring your plans for your station so we can make sure we are prepared
  • Weather forecast for this weekend:Fr:low 26, 20% rain, Sa:high of 52 and 20% rain, Su: high 53 and 80% rain.  
  • Bring your gear so we can load the trailer.  Don't forget...
    • thermals, sweatshirt, fleece jacket
    • rain gear
    • a couple of pairs of socks--some will get wet!
    • mess kit
    • and all the other normal stuff...
  • Riddle of the day:  How many seconds are in a year?  (come to the meeting to find out) 

Signup deadline for Troop Klondike--prep for camp this week

Posted by jaypullen on Jan 31 2017 - 6:47am
  • Signup for our winter Klondike camp is this Thursday!
  • This week we'll be building the sled, setting the agenda, creating the menu and the duty roster

the Mushers

Invitation to Scout Sunday, Feb 26th

Posted by jaypullen on Jan 24 2017 - 3:02pm

From Mr Tang:

Good Evening Scout Leaders,

 Please allow me to introduce myself.  My name is Don Tang and I am a member of Sunset Hills Presbyterian Church and also the liaison between the church and the Scouts.  Lynda Hoffman has retired and I have assumed this role.  Scouting is very important to me as well as to the church.  To the church, scouting is part of our mission work to the community.  For me, I personally have three children, one in the Boy Scouts, one in the Cub Scouts, and one in the Girl Scouts.  

Citizenship and Sled Building!

Posted by jaypullen on Jan 24 2017 - 7:17am
  • This week we have a special guest!  Terrence McVerry will join us to talk about his experience working in all 3 branches of government as well as being a captain in the military.
  • This meeting will satisfy requirements for First Class #9a.  Don't miss it.  EVERYONE, come with questions about the running of government or the relationships among the branches!
  • We will also be putting together the sled in preparation for our Klondike Derby (sign up now on the website).  That means....grab your book or do a search on the internet...and practice tieing square lashings.  There are a lot on the sled, and kudos will go to who can tie them the best and the fastest!!!

joke for the day...