Troop News – 12/7/15

12/9    Troop Meeting – Charter School

  • Webelos Open House – Welcome the young scouts and their families
  • Payment for December trip due
  • If you have not already done so, please provide to Anna the troop dues.
  • MBU registration forms
  • Please bring back clean patrol boxes and blue jugs for inspection

Adult Involvement Opportunities Now 

  • We need parent support to help coordinate trips beginning for the April outing.  If you are able to support a month, please let Anna or Deb know.
  • Community Service Coordinator
  • Summer Camp Coordinator

Merit Badge University, March 5, 12, & 26, 2016  occ_mbu_2016_scout_form

  • This year the scouts decided they wanted to participate in Old Colony Council’s Merit Badge University (MBU) program.
  • It will be held on 3 Saturday mornings, 3/5, 3/12, & 3/26, 2016.
  • Each day will have 3 sessions, starting at 9:00am and ending at 12:40pm. Scouts can finish up to 3 MBs over the 3 weeks.
  • Scouts should complete the registration form and give it to Anna dos Santos by 12/16/15 or as soon as possible after that. A payment of $15 per scout is also needed.
  • The sooner the form is in, the more likely your scout will get his MB choices.
  • Please note that the form asks for 7 MB choices to be selected and ranked, since classes will fill up.
    If you have any questions, please contact Anna at

Past Due – Registered Adult YPT

  • 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.  Please have your YPT done by 12/1.

12/19 – 12/20  Rock Climbing – Overnight at Rock Spot Lincoln RI  climbing-Lincoln RI 12-19-15-doc

  • Forms were due by 11/18th so that we can confirm numbers with Rock Spot.  Payment is due by 12/9.
  • Cost is $30/scout.  If your scout would like to do the climbing merit badge the cost will be $45 total.
  • A late dinner is provided. Patrols will be asked to bring sodas and snacks.
  • Please complete the online waiver and print it to accompany your permission slip.  Waiver

1/13/16  Court of Honor @ Charter School during regular troop meeting

  • Deadline to submit signed rank advancement and merit badge completion to Deb Ryan is 12/16.

Upcoming Winter Trips

  • 1/29-1/31 Cross Country Skiing/Snowshoe
  • 2/26-2/28 Down Hill Skiing
  • Permission slips will be coming out soon along with more details.

Please provide updates to Deb Ryan,, before 9am on Monday to be included in that week’s Troop News.



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