3/11 UPDATE – COURT OF HONOR INFO

THIS THURSDAY 3/13

MARCH AWARDS DESSERT COURT OF HONOR (Bring a Dessert to Share)

This Thursday we will be at Mesnier at our regular time 7:00pm for our Court of Honor

This is when the Scouts receive any Rank Advancements or Awards that they have earned during the last quarter.  All of our New Scouts will be receiving their Scout Patch and new Scout Mothers will receive their Mothers Pins.  Parents, make sure you come and stay for your Scouts awards!!!

PLC – Will meet at 6:30.

**SUMMER CAMP COMMITMENT/PAYMENT #1 OF $80 IS DUE.  ALSO NEED MERIT BADGE CHOICES**

Closing and Announcements will begin at 8:15ish.

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IMPORTANT DATES/INFO:

3/13 – SUMMER CAMP MERIT BADGE CHOICES & 1ST PAYMENT OF $80 DUE.  See previous 2/21 post to print out summer camp info packet.

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SCRIPT ORDERS –   ORDERS ARE DUE THIS THURSDAY MARCH 13TH

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MERIT BADGES  Merit badge workshops – You can do these on your own if you wish.  You will need to call and get yourself signed up if you are interested. 

FIRST AID MERIT BADGE WORKSHOP – Counsel is holding a merit badge workshop for First Aid.  Please see attached link for info here:  First Aid Merit Badge

You can check out stlbsa.org, look under the Scout/Merit badges for more skill centers. –http://www.stlbsa.org/scouts/merit-badges/skill-centers/Pages/Skill-Centers.aspx

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CAMPING: 

3/14-3/16 – Mastadon State Park Campout

4/11-4/13 – OA Sprint Conclave @ Beaumont

4/25-4/27 – Spring Camporee @ S-F

SUMMER CAMP:

Summer camp will be at Kamp Kia Kima in Arkansas this year.  It is July 6-12.  Due to online sign up’s we need to start getting commitments and money starting in March.  Cost for camp will be $240, plus gas and any extra charges for badges or activities taken.  Payment schedule will be as follows:

March 13th – $80

April 17 – $80

May 15 – $80

 

You can visit kiakima.net to see what there is to offer!!

 

OTHER CAMPING OPPORTUNITIES

 

BOY SCOUT STEM CAMP – Attached here is info on weeklong STEM Camp at Beaumont.  A great way to learn about and earn merit badges for some of the Science and Technology related badges.  This is a camp you attend on your own.  See Info Link here:  STEM Summer Camp

 NATIONAL YOUTH LEADER TRAINING (NYLT) – This camp is designed for future boy leaders in the troop.  This is a week of learning about how to effectively lead your troop.  Scouts must be 12 at the time of taking the training.  Application must be approved by the ScoutMaster.  For boys wanting to take the training, the troop will pay for 50% of the fee.  See Application Link here:  nylt boy scout participant application 2014

 TRAIL TO EAGLE SUMMER CAMP – For those older Scouts needing to focus on Eagle Required Merit Badges, Counsel again is offering the Eagle to Trail Camp – See link here:  2014 Eagle Trail Flyer – Application here:  2014 Eagle Trail Camp Application

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 UPCOMING EVENTS:

3/13 – Dessert Court of Honor @ Mesnier (Bring a dessert to share)

3/13-4/3 – Gooey Butter Cake Fundraiser

4/17-5/1 – TJ’s Pizza Fundraiser

 

 

 Thanks,


Mr. Piel