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

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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 mryan@pelotongroup.com to make alternative arrangements.

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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 (Jean.Roche@comcast.net) or Ben Waters (benwaters.bw@gmail.com) before this Friday to ensure there is enough.
  • Can coordinate to deliver early to Troop’s trailer by contacting Mr. Conaster (danconatser@verizon.net)

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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 (kevinc@agpgas.com) know if you are able to participate and/or drive.
  • Save 12/21 date for Christmas Delivery.  More info at a later date.

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11/26  No Troop Meeting – Thanksgiving

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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

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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 (steven.jolie29@gmail.com).

  • 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.

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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 mjryan4@comcast.net if you have items to communicate to the troop.   Deadline to submit communications is Monday morning by 9am.

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