Troop News 9/8/14

9/10/14  Troop Meeting 7pm – Charter School

  • Hope to see all of the scouts attend as we kick off this scout year.
  • Troop leadership training at 6pm for 9/10, 9/17 and 9/24
  • Troop Dues – see information below.


September  Troop Dues

  • It’s time to start collecting the yearly dues of $125 per scout. Families can pay in full this month or spread the payments over 5 months ($25 per scout per month; Sept. to Jan.).
  • The yearly dues will cover all rechartering fees and will eliminate the need to do a major fundraiser during the year.
  • Checks should be made out to “Troop 29” and should be given to Anna dos Santos or Deb Ryan.


9/14/14  Community Service:  VFW Clean up 1-4pm

  • Come out and support the VFW by weeding, mowing, sweeping and painting.   All hours count towards community service for rank advancement.
  • Bring working gloves, rakes, paint brushes, wheel barrels.
  • Cookout will follow with hamburgers and hotdogs.


10/15/14  Deadline for Troop COH

  • Deadline to submit completed merit badge blue cards, partial summer camp badges and rank advancements to Mrs. Ryan.
  • Partial summer camp paperwork will be handed out to the scouts at the first troop meeting on 9/10.  The Scout Masters and/or Councilors will be happy to work with you as you work towards completion.
  • Troop COH will be 10/29 at 7pm at the Charter School.   Families should plan on attending.


2014-2015 Troop Calendar   

  • Attached is a draft calendar for this year.     TROOP 29 Schedule 2014-2015
  • There are 2 months where the troop outing dates have not been finalized:  April and June.
  • Our first scout outing will be 9/26-9/28.  Finalization of trip is in progress.


Opportunities for Adult Involvement

  • Coordinate a trip outing for a month.
  • Community Service Coordinator –  assist in identifying opportunities and assist the troop in coordinating.
  • There will be movement in current roles (Chairman, ASM, etc) this year as families complete their scouting journey.
  • Please talk to Anna Dos Santos at our troop meeting to learn more.


CANCELLED:  Volunteer for Remington Jefferson Challenge       Due to a generous corporate donation, the need for this service opportunity is no longer needed.


Please contact Deb Ryan at if you have items to communicate to the troop.   Deadline to submit communications is Monday morning by 9am.

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