Troop News 1/5/15

1/7   PLC and Troop Committee Meeting – Charter School

  • PLC 6:30pm.
  • Troop Committee 7:30 – all parents are encouraged to attend.
  • Troop Dues – installment for Jan or full payment if not yet submitted
  • Final date to lock in the lower $20 rate for Jan outing.  Stop by between 6:00 – 8:30 to drop off your registration.

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1/10   Eagle COH  @ Franklin United Methodist Church, on East Central Street Franklin

  • Honoring John Gilmore & Ethan Szilniczky
  • All scouts are expected to attend the upcoming Eagle Court of Honor on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at 4:00pm, and all families are encouraged to attend.
  • If your scout has an important conflict that will prevent him from participating in the Eagle COH, please notify Anna dos Santos at anna.dossantos@comcast.net right away if you have not yet done so.  Scouts will be assigned various roles in the Eagle ceremony, so it’s critical that we know who is attending.
  • Scouts should arrive at the Eagle COH at the Franklin United Methodist Church by 3:00pm in their Class A uniforms with bolos & sashes to rehearse for the ceremony.
  • Troop families are asked to bring beverages and desserts to help with the reception immediately following – we are anticipating a number of guest and your help is very appreciated.
    • Families with last name from A-K please bring beverages (small bottles of water, juice, soda, etc)
    • Families with last name from L-Z please bring a dessert

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1/23 – 1/24th  Klondike @ Squanto  “Gold in the Cold”  klondike-permslip-01-23-2015

  • Final Deadline for Form & Payment:   Form by 1/7 = $20; form by 1/14 = $25; payment due by 1/21          
  • Klondike ~ A test of Scout skills and endurance.   Each Patrol forms into a “Stampeder Dog Sled Team” and competes as a separate expedition.
  • Mountain Man ~ 4 Boy Scouts, ages 14 years and older, form a team to compete in a test of marksmanship, archery, axe throwing, log chopping, and skills of ingenuity and stamina.
  • L’Hivernant ~ Boy Scouts best a cold winter night’s sleep in tents. Troop 29 will be camping over only on Friday night.  Warm gear needed – a full listing of recommended winter gear can be found on our website  https://troop29franklin.com/documents/

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2/8 & 2/14   8th is Scout Sunday &  14th is Scout Sabbath

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

Final signup will be needed 1/28/15 – no late signups will be accepted due to the nature of this trip.  attitash-permslip-02-27-2015

  • 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.

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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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