Troop News 6/10/15

6/10   Troop Meeting – Charter School

  • Vote for you next SPL and Patrol Leaders tonight
  • Please bring back any patrol boxes and water jugs.
  • Pay for the rafting trip -due date is 6/17.


Preparing for Next Scout Year

6/24 Planning Meeting

  • The  elected SPL and PLs will need to attend the troop’s annual planning meeting defining trips and community service, scheduled for Wednesday night, June 24.

August Overnight Training 

  • The troop will be holding an overnight training session for all Scouts in PORs on a yet-to-be-determined date in August, before the new Scout year kicks off.  Attendance is mandatory for those in PORs.


6/26 – 6/28  White Water Rafting –  Shelbourne Falls, MA  White water Rafting-Shelburne Falls, MA 6-26-15

  • Permission slip due by 6/3 (deadline extended) and payment by 6/17
  • Costs:  Scouts $80 (maybe reduced if scout participated in fundraising).  Adults who will raft $65
  • An online waiver form link will be provided upon signing up to be completed before the trip


7/12 – 7/18 2015 Summer Camp – Squanto

Coordinator:  Tim Cook – send email to

  • Location:Camp Squanto   200 Cutters Field Road, Plymouth, MA 02360
  • Cost:$385/scout
  • Forms:
    • 2015_Merit_Badge_Schedule – Please do not hand this in. Mark badge selections on troop forms
    • SummerCamp_Troop29_Forms_2015– There are 3 pages. Adults and scouts should sign permission slip. Please fill in badge choices and contact complete info. Please return medication/allergy form with scout’s name on it even if no medications are required and no allergies exist.
    • BSA_Medical_Form– This requires a signature from the pediatrician’s office and that signature must be dated within 12 months of camp.


6/17 Court Of Honor (COH)  with picnic to follow

  • COH will begin at 7pm
  • Picnic immediately following
  • Troop families are asked to bring beverages and desserts.

    • Families with last name from M-Z please bring beverages (small bottles of water, juice, soda, etc)
    • Families with last name from A-L please bring a dessert


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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