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.


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 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


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


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


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.


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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