What the Entire Troop is "Doing" Together...
As of 2016 there are new requirements for all rank advancement effective 01/01/2016. If a youth was in the process of working on a rank as of that date, he has until 12/31/2016 to complete that rank under the older requirements.
Here is a link to a PDF containing the new requirements (Adobe Reader is required to view and print):
Here is a link to a PDF containing the new requirements as a fold-able insert for the scout book (Adobe Reader is required to view and print):
September 18-20 Aqua Academy Camp Soule
For those who have signed up or intend to sign up for the Aqua Academy Campout at Camp Soule on September 18-20, please send Mr. Crooks an email including your first, second and third selection from the remaining merit badge list below. The campout cost is $35 with the option to purchase an event T-shirt for an additional $10. Please include your Scouts shirt size if purchasing (AS, AM, AL).
If you are contemplating holding an Assistant Scoutmaster position with the troop, the council is holding Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specifics Training (SMS) at Camp Soule on April 23rd (part 1) and April 30th (part 2).
There will also be Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) training at Camp Soule on May 2nd - 4th.
More details and registration for both courses can be found at http://www.wcfcbsa.org/event/1365334
We are still collecting food donations for the Holy Family Food Bank. We are asking families to bring non-perishable donations to the weekly meetings.
Monday, March 31 is our Spring 2014 Court of Honor.
Families are asked to contribute simple refreshments to be enjoyed at the end of the meeting.
If your last name begins with A through L, please bring a beverage (water bottles, jug lemonade, 2 liter soda, etc)
If your last name begins with M through Z, please bring a dry snack (cookies, pretzels, etc)
Cups, snack plates, napkins, and ice will be provided
What a great job the the troop did presenting colors and welcoming the Webelos to troop 263. We had awesome weather for this event. Special thanks to Cliff for helping to get everything setup!