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Troop News 10/8/19

10/9  – No Troop Meeting 

 

10/11 – 13 – October Troop Outing – Celebrate Camp Resolute’s 100 Birthday

  • Due to the continued EEE concerns, Mayflower has made the decision to make this a day only event for Saturday.  The Troop will not be camping overnight.  No meal planning and preparation is needed as the Troop Leaders will provide supplies for lunch for the day.
  • We will carpool with the 2 (or more) adults going. Please plan on meeting at the VFW at 7:45 to depart by 8:00.  The address is: 75 Hudson Road, Bolton, MA 01740.
  • Please have your Scout wear his Class B Uniform (T-shirt) and possibly a rain jacket. They may want to wear their new Troop sweatshirt under their rain jacket. Temps are expected to be in the 50s and there may be light rain in the morning.
  • Tone will be bringing Sandwich meat, cheese and bread for the boys to make sandwiches for lunch.
  • The activities will end about 6:30pm.
  • Sign up here

Popcorn Show and Sell Sign up

  • The Troop will be selling popcorn as its primary fundraiser for the year so full participation is required of all scouts. For the show & sells, there are enough time slots for every scout to work 2 slots. In addition each time slot requires 1 adult to be signed up.
  • There are many open spots for the last couple of weekends.  All scouts should have done 3 shifts at this point.  Scouts can sign up for additional shifts!
  • Parents are needed to assist for with each shift.
  • Sign up Now!!

 

10/16  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

  • Troop will re-cap the Sept and Oct Troop Outings
  • In Nov, the troop will be doing a hiking trip.  Scout will begin to discuss, learn and plan for the trip.
  • All Scouts will need (or borrow) a backpack and a 20 degree sleeping bag for this trip. Leaders can provide help for purchasing.  If a family is willing to offer up gear for a scout to borrow, please let us know!
  • There will be a presentation about how to pack a backpack for a successful hiking trip.

10/23  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

 

10/30  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

 

11/6 – PLC & Committee Meeting @ the Franklin United Methodist Church.  82 West Central St   

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

 

11/13  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

11/15 – 17 – November Troop Outing – Hiking at Mt Greylock

  • More details soon.  There will be much discuss and planning during the Oct Troop meetings
  • Sign up Now!

11/20  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

11/27 – No Troop Meeting 

11/30 –   Eagle Court of Honor – at Franklin United Methodist Church.   4pm.

  • All Families are encouraged to attend to honor Declan Lynch who has reached Eagle Rank
  • At an upcoming Troop meeting, small speaking roles for the ECOH ceremony will be assigned to several scouts, so be sure your scout knows if he will be able to attend the ceremony.
  • All scouts attending the ECOH should be dropped off at 3:00pm.
  • For the ECOH reception, families whose last name begins with:
    • A – M should bring a dessert
    • N – W can bring small water or juice containers.

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Popcorn Help Needed this Weekend!

There are spots open this weekend for Show and Sells.  If you haven’t done 3 shifts yet, this is your time!  Most shifts this weekend only have 1 scout signed up.

Adults are needed as well.  If there is no adult, there will be no popcorn to sell.  The adult on the first shift is responsible for picking up the popcorn and the adult on the last shift is responsible for returning the popcorn.

Available Shifts include:

10/4 Friday 3 – 5pm at Stop and Shop

10/5 Saturday 12 -2pm and 2 -4pm at Tractor Supply, Millis 

10/6 Sunday 10-12pm and 12-2pm and 2-pm at Lowes, Plainville 

Sign up for Popcorn Show and Sells  NOW!!!

Julie Baird is out of town this week.  If you have questions or need help, please contact Tim O’Toole at 508-277-9345

 

 

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Troop News 10/1/19

10/2 – PLC & Committee Meeting @ the Franklin United Methodist Church.  82 West Central St   

Popcorn Show and Sell Sign up

  • The Troop will be selling popcorn as its primary fundraiser for the year so full participation is required of all scouts. For the show & sells, there are enough time slots for every scout to work 2 slots. In addition each time slot requires 1 adult to be signed up.
  • The sign up is now open. Each scout is allowed to fill 3 time slots at this time. Once everyone has had a chance to fill 3 slots we will open the sign up further. 
  • Parents should be signing to help their scout for at least half their shifts.
  • Sign up Now!!

 

10/9  – No Troop Meeting 

 

10/11 – 13 – October Troop Outing – Celebrate Camp Resolute’s 100 Birthday

 

10/16  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

10/23  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

10/30  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

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Troop News 9/23/19

9/25  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm.

  • Sign up for the Sept Troop Outing!  Deadline to Sign up is Sep 25
  • Did you know you can add our Google Calendar to your phone?  Add Troop 29’s calendar (troop29franklinma@gmail.com) and never miss a meeting or event!
  • Plan now for all of the Troop Outings.  Sign ups are in the process of being posted now.  To allow for proper preparation and planning, the deadline to sign up for each outing will be about 2 weeks prior to the event.  Please check accordingly.  Access all Troop 29 Current Sign Ups list and Information: All Troop Sign Ups

 

9/28 September Troop – Day Outing Apex Entertainment   1 – 4pm

  • Saturday September 28th 1 – 4pm
  • The boys have chosen to do Laser Tag, Bumper cars and the ropes course
  • Apex is open to the public at this time
  • We will meet at the facility – 21 Apex Drive, Marlborough, MA
  • The cost for this is $5.  Payment due Sept 25
  • You can now pay for Troop events and fees via PayPal. Please use the following link: PayPal.Me/troop29franklin
  • Deadline to Sign up: Sept 25

 

Popcorn Show and Sell Sign up

  • The Troop will be selling popcorn as its primary fundraiser for the year so full participation is required of all scouts. For the show & sells, there are enough time slots for every scout to work 2 slots. In addition each time slot requires 1 adult to be signed up.
  • The sign up is now open. Each scout is allowed to fill 3 time slots at this time. Once everyone has had a chance to fill 3 slots we will open the sign up further. 
  • Parents should be signing to help their scout for at least half their shifts.
  • Sign up Now!!

 

10/2 – PLC & Committee Meeting @ the Franklin United Methodist Church.  82 West Central St   

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

10/9  – No Troop Meeting 

 

10/11 – 13 – October Troop Outing – Celebrate Camp Resolute’s 100 Birthday

 

10/16  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

10/23  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

10/30  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

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Troop News 9/9/19

9/18  – Troop Meeting and COH @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

  • Troop Meeting (7-8pm) and Troop COH (Begins at 8pm).  After the COH, there will be light refreshments.
    • Families with last names A-M – please bring a desert
    • Families with last names N – Z – please bring a beverage.
  • Did you know you can add our Google Calendar to your phone?  Add Troop 29’s calendar (troop29franklinma@gmail.com) and never miss a meeting or event!
  • Plan now for all of the Troop Outings.  Sign ups are in the process of being posted now.  To allow for proper preparation and planning, the deadline to sign up for each outing will be about 2 weeks prior to the event.  Please check accordingly.  Access all Troop 29 Current Sign Ups list and Information: All Troop Sign Ups

Popcorn Show and Sell Sign up

  • The Troop will be selling popcorn as its primary fundraiser for the year so full participation is required of all scouts. For the show & sells, there are enough time slots for every scout to work 2 slots. In addition each time slot requires 1 adult to be signed up.
  • The sign up is now open. Each scout is allowed to fill 3 time slots at this time. Once everyone has had a chance to fill 3 slots we will open the sign up further. 
  • Parents should be signing to help their scout for at least half their shifts.
  • Sign up Now!!

 

9/25  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

9/27 – 9/29 September Troop Outing

  • After much consideration, due to the continued EEE risk, the Troop Leaders have made the decision to cancel the Sept Camping Trip.  However, an alternate activity is being planned.  More details will be shared at the Troop Meeting.

10/2 – PLC & Committee Meeting @ the Franklin United Methodist Church.  82 West Central St   

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

 

10/9  – No Troop Meeting 

10/11 – 13 – October Troop Outing – Celebrate Camp Resolute’s 100 Birthday

10/16  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

10/23  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

10/30  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

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Troop News 9/9/19

9/11 – 1st Troop Meeting @ the Franklin United Methodist Church.  82 West Central St    7 – 8:30pm **** Our New Meeting Location****

  • We will now have all of our meetings at the Franklin United Methodist Church.
  • Our first meeting back will focus on re-connecting with each other,  understanding the expectations for this scouting year (especially in our new facility) and discussing our scouting goals.
  • We will be discussing Popcorn Sales.
    • Scouts, bring phones or mobile devices to the meeting.  We will be learning about the new Trails End App.  (Wait What?  Bring your phones to the Troop meeting?  Yes!) The Trails End App is critical to popcorn selling this year.  You all have received an email regarding the app.  Please download the app before the meeting.
    • Parents, you are also important for the success of the popcorn sales too.  Please join us at 8:15pm to learn all the information about the new app and expectations for the process for selling.
  • Did you know you can add our Google Calendar to your phone?  Add Troop 29’s calendar (troop29franklinma@gmail.com) and never miss a meeting or event!

Popcorn Show and Sell Sign up

  • The Troop will be selling popcorn as its primary fundraiser for the year so full participation is required of all scouts. For the show & sells, there are enough time slots for every scout to work 2 slots. In addition each time slot requires 1 adult to be signed up.
  • The sign up is now open. Each scout is allowed to fill 3 time slots at this time. Once everyone has had a chance to fill 3 slots we will open the sign up further. 
  • Parents should be signing to help their scout for at least half their shifts.
  • Sign up Now!!

 

9/18  – Troop Meeting and COH @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

  • Troop Meeting (7-8pm) and Troop COH (Begins at 8pm).  After the COH, there will be light refreshments.
    • Families with last names A-M – please bring a desert
    • Families with last names N – Z – please bring a beverage.

9/25  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

9/27 – 9/29 September Troop Outing – Wompatuck State Park, Hingham, MA

  • After much consideration, due to the continued EEE risk, the Troop Leaders have made the decision to cancel the Sept Camping Trip.  However, an alternate activity is being planned.  More details will be shared at the Troop Meeting.

10/2 – PLC & Committee Meeting @ the Franklin United Methodist Church.  82 West Central St   

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

 

10/9  – No Troop Meeting 

10/11 – 13 – October Troop Outing – Celebrate Camp Resolute’s 100 Birthday

 

 

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Troop News 8/20/19

It’s time to start getting ready for Scouts!

 9/4 – PLC & Committee Meeting @ the Franklin United Methodist Church.  82 West Central St    **** Our New Meeting Location****

  • PLC (6:30 – 7:30)    This is our first PLC meeting of the year and there is lots to discuss and plan!
  • Committee Meeting (7:30 – 8:30)    All adults are encouraged to attend the committee meeting.
  • We will now have all of our meetings at the Franklin United Methodist Church.

9/8 – 1st Popcorn Show and Sell at Walmart, Bellingham  Shifts from 10am – 4pm.

  • The Troop will be selling popcorn as its primary fundraiser for the year so full participation is required of all scouts. For the show & sells, there are enough time slots for every scout to work 2 slots. In addition each time slot requires 1 adult to be signed up.
  • The sign up is now open. Each scout is allowed to fill 3 time slots at this time. Once everyone has had a chance to fill 3 slots we will open the sign up further. 
  • Parents should be signing to help their scout for at least half their shifts.
  • Sign up Now!!

9/11 – 1st Troop Meeting @ the Franklin United Methodist Church.  82 West Central St    7 – 8:30pm **** Our New Meeting Location****

  • We will now have all of our meetings at the Franklin United Methodist Church.
  • We will be discussing Popcorn Sales and other important information for the upcoming scouting year.  Scouts and parents are asked to bring phones or mobile devices to the meeting.  We will be learning about the new Trails End App.  (Wait What?  Bring your phones to the Troop meeting?  Yes!)

9/18  – Troop Meeting and COH @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

9/25  – Troop Meeting  @ the Franklin United Methodist Church   7 – 8:30pm

9/27 – 9/29 September Troop Outing – Wompatuck State Park, Hingham, MA

  • Mark your calendar now.  More details and sign up coming soon.

 

 

 

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