Troop News – 10/12/15

10/14  Troop Mtg (7 – 7:40pm) and COH (7:40 – 8pm)

  • Parents – please come to the COH this Wed no later than 7:40pm.    A reception will immediately follow.
    • Last names between A-K please bring desserts.
    • L – Z please bring beverage.
  • Return troop blue water jugs to be handed our for this weekend’s outing.
  • Register for Nov Trip – due date is 10/21
  • Yearly dues, if not yet paid in full.

10/21 Tuna Cans Needed  the-practically-free-survival-candle-stove-21597115

  • Fire starters will be made for an upcoming Webelos Open House on 10/28 
  • We need your assistance to bring in empty, clean tuna cans (or similar size) for the activity.
  • Give them to Kinley Baird this week or next.

12/1 Youth Protection Training (YPT) Update

  • Old Colony Council has implemented a new procedure for YPT to ensure all registered adults will be fully covered for the upcoming year.
  • If you are a registered adult and your YPT will expire BEFORE 12/31/16, the council is requiring you to retake YPT to bring it more current.
  • This is required before the troop recharters in mid December.   Please have your YPT done by 12/1 and present your certificate to Jennifer Parrella.

10/16-10/18  Highland Games, Wrentham Development Center  Permission slip for Highland Games – Oct 16-18

  • Wrentham Development Center, Emerald St. Wrentham, MA
  • Due date to register was Wednesday, 9/16.  If you have not registered,  email Anna dos Santos at to register (and then return the form at the 9/30 Troop meeting).

11/20 – 11/22  Hiking, Split Rock and Wapack Trail  Hiking Wapack Trail, Split rock-11-20-15.doc

  • Permission slip is due 10/21 because of limited number of troop meetings prior to the outing.   Patrols need to plan in October for meals, etc.
  • Form due 10/21, payment by 11/18.  Cost is $20

11/28  Eagle COH @ Franklin United Methodist Church, on East Central Street Franklin 4pm

  • Honoring Andy Pritchard, Michael Parella, Riley and Austin Conatser
  • All scouts are expected to attend the upcoming Eagle Court of Honor on Saturday, 11/28/15 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 Marty Ryan at   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)
    • L-Z please bring a dessert

12/19  Rock Climbing – Details coming soon…


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