Troop News 1/23/17

Jan 25 – Troop Meeting – 7pm-8:30pm. Charter School

  • Re-charting fees  due (see below for more information)
  • All scouts will be participating in Anti Bullying program and activities which is an essential component for rank advancement.
  • Scouting for Food flyers will be distributed.  Flyers should be distributed over weekend and food should be picked up on 2/4.  Items should then be brought to the Troop Meeting on 2/8.  Details will be discussed during the Troop Meeting.
Jan 27 – Panera Fundraiser, Stop and Shop Plaza Franklin – 8am – close
  • Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.  If the troop overall spends over $500 Panera will provide 20% of proceeds!
  • Spread the word to friends and family and provide this flyer so that we can get credit for any traffic that comes in behalf of Troop 29.
  • Please note that no rapid pick up orders count.
Feb 1 –  Patrol Leaders’ Council (PLC) at 6:30 pm.  Committee Meeting at 7:3o pm.
Feb 5 – Scout Sunday.   Scouts are encouraged to attend their own place of worship in Class A.  If you haven’t heard about an event at your place of worship, inquire to see if anything special is being done so that they can participate in recognizing their role in scouts.
Feb 8 – Troop Meeting – 7pm-8:30pm. Charter School
  • Return Scouting for Food bags.
Feb 10 – 12 – February Troop Outing – Down Hill Skiing at Cranmore Mountain, North Conway NH –  Sign up now!

This month the troop will be skiing and riding at Cranmore in North Conway NH.

Departure will be from Franklin Friday afternoon February 10th.  Car pools will be arranged in advance.  The Troop will be sleeping inside the Cranmore base lodge Friday and Saturday night.  Pack for indoor sleeping on the floor.


  • Adults: $110 with a 1 day lift ticket
  • Teen: 13-18: $100 with a 1 day lift ticket
  • Jr 6-12: $95 with a 1 day lift ticket
  • 2 Nights sleeping accommodations at the ski base lodge.  Includes breakfast Saturday, pizza Saturday night  and a $15 food voucher for either lunch Saturday or breakfast Sunday morning.    Plan on $15 for one meal on your own  (either lunch or Sunday am breakfast).
  • We  usually leave earlier Friday night, since it is a long ride up.  Arrival back on Sunday may be a little later than 10 am.
  • Additional Options:
    • Saturday night tubing $29
    • Ski /Board rental & helmet: Adult $38, Scouts $33
    • Lesson$32, Lesson & Rentals $85

Feb 12  –  United Methodist Scout Sunday:   United Methodist across the country recognize scouts on 2/12.   Franklin United Methodist Church is our troop’s sponsor and it is in their mission to support scouting.  To show our support and gratitude to the church, we encourage our scout families to attend their worship service at 10am on Sunday the 12th.  Scouts should come in their Class A.

Feb 15 – Troop Meeting – 7pm-8:30pm. Charter School
Feb 22 – No Troop Meeting
March 4, 11, 25 – Merit Badge University at Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School,  Easton, MA
  • Cost $17 per scout
  • If you have any questions or need a form, please contact Anna at


Re-charting Fees
This week our treasurer, Iain Baird, will be providing for each scout a “Troop Invoice” that will contain rechartering fees, fund raiser incentive credits and offsets.   If you are able, for those scouts that have an amount due to the troop, please provide payment to Deb Ryan by January 25th.   If this timing is difficult,  just let Deb know.
New Year, New Look, New Class B!
We are introducing a new look for Troop 29 as we enter into the new year!  The troop will support the cost for 1 Class B and Hat for the scouts and registered adult leadership.   Any additional Class B and hats will cost families $10 each.   If the families can identify the sizes and amounts by Jan 18th we can put in the order before the end of the month.   Sign Up Here




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,, before 9am on Monday to be included in that week’s Troop News.

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