Troop News: Week of 3/4/13


  • The PLC meet will be held this week at 6:30pm
  • The Troop Committee meeting at 7:30pm – at the Charter School.  All parents are welcome to attend.
  • Please let Bob Latshaw know if you plan to attend the June 21-23 Canoe Trip  – it is important to reserve canoes now.
  • Bring March Trip Permission Slip:  Cachalot 032213 Perm


Mr. Jolie will be the MB councilor and encourages all scouts wanting to pursue this badge to begin the process THIS week by printing out the MB worksheet here ( and starting to tracking your expenses in order to get everything singed off by the spring COH in June.

Please contact Mr. Jolie at  this week if you plan on participating in this merit badge and Mr. Cronin will sign your blue cards at our next Troop Meeting.


  • The annual Life to Eagle presentation will be held by the Seven Rivers District. Our Life to Eagle Program will take place  Thursday, March 14 (6:00-9:00 PM) at the Invensys/Foxboro Cafeteria (where we have Roundtable).


  • Mr. Latshaw will continue to try to get the rink in skating condition and may need to announce the session on short notice, so please watch for an announcement.
  • In the meantime if you are interested in the skating merit badge he would be happy to join you at public skating at the town rink.
  • If you are a hockey player, you can qualify for all of the skating activities as you skate during a game and Mr. Latshaw will be happy to come watch one of your games.
  • You can reach him at

MARCH 22-24 MERIT BADGE/RANK ADVANCEMENT @ Cachalot Scout Reservation in Plymouth

We desire to have all scouts and many adults (especially merit badge councilors) to attend focusing on badges and rank advancement.

  • Scouts, please communicate the following to your patrol leader:
    • Work you need for your upcoming advancement
    • Merit badges you need or desire to work on
  • Calling all merit badge councilors!!
    • Aim to work up to this date as a date to conclude merit badges
    • Identify one day type merit badges to offer as classes.  We will have a cabin which will enable us to proceed regardless of weather.
    • Come to this camp out – this is the lowest impact of all our trips this year!
  • Cachalot 032213 Perm

If you have any announcement that needs to go to the troop, please send it to Deb Ryan at  by 9:00am on Mondays.

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