Troop News 6/2/14

Block Island Bike Trip - May 2014


6/4/14  PLC (6:30) and Troop Committee Meeting (7:30)
  • Deadline to submit blue cards and books to Mrs. Ryan to be included in Troop COH
  • All parents are encouraged to attend the Troop Committee Meeting.
6/5/14   Swimming Test at YMCA
  • Mr. Cronin will be holding a swimming at the Franklin YMCA for all who need swim test for the Canoe trop at 6:30pm this Thursday, 6/5.   Please contact Mr. Cronin if you will be participating at


6/7/14  Service Project Opportunity with Pack 99 – Need Service Hours for Rank Advancement or School?
  • Pack99 is looking for 2 or 3 boy scouts to run/help compass station at this weekend’s Chuckwagon which will be held at the Franklin YMCA (Saturday 3pm to 7pm).
  • Interested scouts should contact Gregg Klawson at or call/text cell 508-254-7598.
  • Mr. Klawson will need to know by end of the day this Wednesday at the latest.

COH Upcoming Dates:

  • 6/14 – Eagle COH for Bradley Clements and Andrew Hartnett.  COH begins at 4pm. All Scouts are expected to attend and many will have a small speaking role. Families are encouraged to attend as well.     We will announce shortly details for scouts and families.
  • 6/18 – Troop COH and Picnic.   COH will begin at 6:30pm.


6/20 – 6/22:  Campout – Canoeing the Pemigewasset River in New Hampshire  Canoe Trip 06-21-2014 Perm,  PemiBoatWaiverForm_003

  • Slots are filling quickly, once filled we will only be able to put you on a stand-by list.  Scouts that have already asked for a slot will need to have their permission slip and payment in quickly in order to fully confirm their place on the trip.
  • Cost is $20/scout for the trip
  • Note early departure time:  Arrive at VFW at 4:30pm Friday to allow for a 5pm sharp departure
  • Must have completed BSA Swim Test in advance
  • Adult Volunteers (with own canoes) are needed


6/15, 6/19 and 6/22 – Old Colony Council UNO Fund Raiser

Please help support BSA Old Colony Council by enjoying a meal at your local UNO over the 3 dates in June any time from open to close.  By presenting the attached coupon ( Dough Raiser Ticket )   UNO will donate 15 – 20% to Old Colony Council.   Locations in our area are:  Bellingham and Wrentham

7/13 – 7/19:  2014 Summer Camp at Squanto.     Coordinator:  Tim Cook

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