Troop News 3/13/17

Mar 15 – Troop Meeting – 7pm-8:30pm. Charter School

Engineering is the theme for March for our troop meetings.  Come for hands on engineering related activities!



Mar 17 – Need help deciding what to have for dinner?   Let the troop help you….  Come to Noodles for our next dinning fundraiser.   Bring this flyer you will need when you visit.   The dinning fundraiser idea is from our PLC and driven by scouts to make this available to the troop.  Come out and support Troop 29 and please share this with your family and friends!

Mar 18 – March Troop Outing – YMCA Overnight Sign up Now!

The Troop will have the run of the YMCA on Saturday evening March 18th with access to the pool, pizza for dinner, basketball, dodge ball, games and a movie.

Bring sleeping bag, sleeping pad, pillow, swimsuit, towel, plastic bag for wet items, change of clothes, and wash up gear.

Drop off will be at the YMCA on Saturday at 6pm with pick up Sunday at 7am.

Scouts are reminded that cell phones or other electronic devices are not allowed during Troop activities.

Cost will be $25 per scout.  For any questions about this activity




Mar 22 – Troop Meeting – 7pm-8:30pm. Charter School

Mar 29 – Troop Meeting – 7pm-8:30pm. Charter School
April Troop Outing – April 28 – 30 Hiking at Mount Greylock and camping at the base each night.  Perfect trip for the spring time!   More details to follow. Sign Up Now!
May Troop Outing –  May 19 – 21 at Camp Sayer.  Everything scouting you can think of!  Each scout will have a wrist band and will visit various stations throughout Sayer for a unique experiences – there is something there for everyone!  Cost $25 per scout.    Due to fundraising efforts this year, the troop is able to help cover the addition $20 per scout for this outing.  Sign Up Now!
  • Rock Climbing & Repelling
  • Shooting Range with archery, BB range, and tomahawks
  • STEM Experiments
  • Indoor swimming – Please note the scouts will need to pass a swim check before going into the deep end.
  • Outdoor cooking (how does brownies, cornbread, stew, or strawberry shortcake sound?)
  • Hands on scout skills – starting fires without matches, rope making, build a tripod and many more




Calendar Updates!

New Date!  Our next Eagle Court of Honor date has changed so that more scouts can be honored in our spring COH.   The new date is Saturday May 13th at Franklin United Methodist Church.   Further details will be coming later in April.



Summer Camp!  Begin thinking and planning for summer camp.   We will be at Squanto July  16th – 22nd.   More details will coming end of March/early April.  Mark you calendars now!



Adults are you interested in CPR training/recertification?  We have an opportunity to have someone come and conduct a training.   Please let Deb Ryan know if you are interested.  Date, time and place will be TBD once we understand interest and availability.


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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