Troop News 11/28/16

Nov 30 – Troop Meeting – 7pm-8:30pm. Charter School.   Committee Members are needed as there are several Scouts ready for Board of Reviews for rank.

Dec 7 –  Patrol Leaders’ Council (PLC) at 6:30 pm.  Committee Meeting at 7:3o pm.

 

December 9-11Troop Outing – Back Packing Sign Up Now

  • This month the troop will be Back Packing as its monthly outing.  Details coming soon.
Dec 14 – Troop Meeting – 7pm-8:30pm. Charter School
Dec 21 – Troop Meeting – 7pm-8:30pm. Charter School
Dec 28 – NO Troop Meeting (School vacation)

Popcorn Orders – Large Items

We were able to obtain all popcorn product that was $25 or less in advance and are available now.  However, all items that are over $25 will be available early December.   Mr. Lewis will contact impacted families once the larger items arrive.

Maine High Adventure Summer 2017

Are you interested in going on a High Adventure Experience? Opportunities abound throughout northern Maine for extended backcountry travel! Canoeing is by far the most popular mode of travel for Maine High Adventure crews. Paddling is available on lakes, ponds, easy to intermediate streams and rivers, and challenging whitewater. A crew can plan a laid-back relaxing trip, a strenuous demanding trip, or anything in between.

Read more information about the Maine High Adventure.  This trip requires that scouts commit by Dec/Jan.   ½ Payment is due on February 1. Final ½ is due May 1.   Minimum age: must be 13 before Sept 1, 2017.  MHA does not have “weeks” like Squanto.  Trips are fully up to scouts for starting date (any day of the week) and length of trip.   MHA only runs crews from mid-June to mid-August.  Trips are typically 8-11 days, with 6 days being the minimum.   And you must add 2 days (1+1) of travel time from/to Franklin.

If you are interested in the Maine Adventure, please speak with Mr. McGuire and indicate your preferred week.

 

 

Merit Badge Blue Card Reminder:

Please contact Mr. McGuire as your first step when you want to start a Merit Badge.  He will guide you to a MB Councilor(s) and advise you if the desired badge has any prerequisites.

Here is a quick guide on How To Use A Blue Card To Earn A Merit Badge.

 

 

 

As a reminder all activity sign-ups are now online, signed release forms and payment will still need to be handed in at the troop meetings or given to Mr. Klawson when required.  To Access all Troop 29 Current Sign Ups list and Information:  All Troop Sign Ups

Please provide updates to Amy Pepin, amypepin@comcast.net, before 9am on Monday to be included in that week’s Troop News.

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