Troop News 2/5/18

2/7  PLC & Committee Meeting @ the Charter School.  

  • PLC (6:30 – 7:30)
  • Committee Meeting (7:30 – 8:30)    All adults are encouraged to attend the committee meeting.
  • Fees due for Feb Troop Outing – Downhill Skiing.
  • Scout Sunday is this weekend!
  • Looking for help at Merit Badge University.  See below for details.

2/9 – 2/10 Troop Outing – Downhill Skiing at Cranmore Mt., North Conway, NH.

  • This month the troop will be skiing and riding at Cranmore in North Conway NH.
  • The troop leaves the VFW at 5:30 Friday night.  Return to Franklin approximately 10-10:30 pm Saturday night.
  • Cost:   Adults $105, Scouts $95 –  due 2/7.
  • Deadline to sign up – 1/31
  • Trip includes:  1 All Day lift for Saturday, Accommodations Friday night, Breakfast Saturday morning, a $15 voucher for lunch Saturday & Pizza party Saturday evening BEFORE departure for Franklin that night. Plan on bringing extra money to cover an additional meal or food.  The Troop will be sleeping inside the Cranmore base lodge Friday night.
  • Indicate on the sign-up below type of ticket needed and if lessons or equipment rentals are needed.
  • WEBLOS crossing over to our troop this spring, a parent MUST attend with your scout.
  • Sign up now!

 2/11 Scout Sunday – United Methodist Scout Sunday     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.  Scouts should come in their Class A.

2/14  Troop Meeting @ the Charter School 7 – 8:30pm
2/21  No Troop Meeting – Vacation
2/28  Troop Meeting @ the Charter School 7 – 8:30pm

3/7  PLC & Committee Meeting @ the Charter School.  

  • PLC (6:30 – 7:30)
  • Committee Meeting (7:30 – 8:30)    All adults are encouraged to attend the committee meeting.

3/14  Troop Meeting @ the Charter School 7 – 8:30pm

March 3, 10, 24 Merit Badge University at Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School,  Easton, MA
  • Cost $25 per scout
  • Completed sign up forms due back to Anna Dos Santos 1/3 or as soon as possible.  Registrations will be done in order they are received.
  • Submit completed forms to Troop 29’s MBU Coordinator, Anna Dos Santos.  Scan and email form to  Or mail to 98 Shore Street  Falmouth, MA 02540.
  • If you have any questions or need a form, please contact Anna at

Merit Badge University – need adults to step up as MB Counselors.  Please contact Anna Dos Santos at if you are able to help.

  • 4-5 adults needed as either Lead or Assistant MB Counselors
    • Lead Counselors: Climbing, Graphic Arts, Horsemanship, Plumbing, Programming, Search & Rescue, Veterinary Medicine.
    • Assistant Counselors: Astronomy, Bird Study, Bugling, Chess, Citizenship n Nation, Citizenship in World, Climbing, Fingerprinting, Geology, Fire Safety, Law, Model Design, Movie Making, Photography, Plumbing, Public Speaking, Robotics, Search & Rescue, Traffic Safety, Veterinary Medicine.

March 17 Troop Day Outing – More details soon!

April Campout: Day hiking at Mt. Monadnock

May Campout: Canoeing

June Campout: Ziplining


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