Troop News 11/17/14

11/19   Troop Meeting 7pm – Charter School

  • Open house for Webelos II.  Be sure to say hello to the young scouts and their families.
  • Troop Dues – installment for Nov or full payment if not yet submitted
  • Register for Dec outing
  • Return patrol supplies from Oct outing
  • Tell David/Ben # of logs you will bring to Nov outing


11/19  Returning Troop Supplies for Treasure Valley Trip

  • Please return cleaned the following to this week’s meeting:  2 patrol boxes  and 1 Water jug
  • If you have either of these items but cannot attend Wednesday’s meeting, please contact Mr. Ryan at to make alternative arrangements.


11/21-11/23   Treasure Valley Trip:  Logs Needed

  • Log/poles for the lashing project that are 2-4” diameter, 10-12 feet long.  Need 30 – 35 minimum.
  • You can easily find logs in woods.
  • Anyone with logs please contact either David Roche ( or Ben Waters ( before this Friday to ensure there is enough.
  • Can coordinate to deliver early to Troop’s trailer by contacting Mr. Conaster (


11/23  Thanksgiving Meal Delivery – Service Opportunity

  • The Friends of Franklin are preparing for the Thanksgiving food deliveries.  Approximately 200 families will be benefiting from the kindness of others.
  • Deliveries will be Sunday, November 23rd starting at 10:00 AM.
  • The pickup will be at the Clark Cutler McDermott’s facility located at 130 Constitution Boulevard Franklin.
  • Please let Mr. Cronin ( know if you are able to participate and/or drive.
  • Save 12/21 date for Christmas Delivery.  More info at a later date.


11/26  No Troop Meeting – Thanksgiving


12/20   Overnight At The Y

  • Troop 29 will have the run of the YMCA in Franklin on the night of Saturday December 20th.
  • We will have access to the pool, pizza for dinner, basketball, dodge ball, games and a movie.
  • Bring sleeping bag, swimsuit, towel, plastic bag for wet items, change of clothes, and wash up gear
    • Saturday, 12/20 @ 6:00 PM – Meet at the YMCA at 45 Forge Hill Road in Franklin, MA
    • Sunday, 12/21 @ 7:00 AM – Pick up at the YMCA. Please be prompt on Sunday morning for the pickup
  • Permission slip:  YMCA Hockomock Franklin MA- 12-20-14
  • Slip by 12/3 = $20; by 12/10 = $25; payment due by 12/17


2/27 – 3/1     Feb Ski Trip @ Attitash Grand Summit Hotel & Conference center, Bartlett NH

Final headcount will be needed 1st troop meeting in February.  Permissions slips will be available early December.  Any questions, please contact Mr. Jolie (

  • Friday’s departure time will be earlier than usual due to long drive time & traffic.
  • Cost: $75 [ scouts 12 & under] $80 for the older scouts and $90 for the adults
  • Cost includes: Sat/Sun bkfast & Sat dinner, and a 1 day lift ticket.  
  • Scouts responsible for own Sat lunch, $10 should be fine.
  • Lift tickets good at both Attitash & Wildcat. 2-day lift tkt available for those who want to ski both days.
  • Rentals & lessons available at a discounted rate, if interested.   Will need to know in advance.


Adult Involvement Opportunities

  • Coordinate a trip outing for a month.
  • There will be movement in current roles (Chairman, ASM, etc).  Now is a perfect time to be trained.
  • 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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