Troop News 9/15/14

9/17/14  Troop Meeting 7pm – Charter School

  • Permission Slips for Sept outing – all scout families need to complete to indicate you will or will not be attending. This is a new process.
  • Troop Dues


9/26 – 9/28 Troop Outing

  • Camping at Savoy State Park on the Mohawk Trail in the Berkshire Mountains.
  • Saturday includes a ten mile day pack hike in Savoy State Park, with a mid-day stop to cook a trail side lunch.
  • The permission form that asks parents to specify whether or not their scout will be attending the monthly trip.  All scout families need to complete the form. Savoy St. Forest 9-26-14-2


September  Troop Dues

  • It’s time to collect 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.


Community Service:  VFW Clean up 

  • Thank you for all that came out to support the VFW by weeding, mowing, and painting.   Great results were achieved!



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.
  • Troop COH will be 10/29 at 7pm at the Charter School.   Families should plan on attending.


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.



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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