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  • lauratague 9:06 am on August 27, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    This Thursday and Court of Honor 

    This Thursday the meeting is different. It is School Night for Scouting. We will be at Gotsch in the Cafeteria starting at 7 pm. This is the recruiting event for the year. We need Scouts in uniform to help. 

    Next Thursday (September 5) is Court of Honor. It will be at Affton High School in the Commons/Cafeteria area. It is a dessert Court of Honor, so bring your favorite desserts.

    Friday, September 6 – Sunday, September 8 is OA Fall Reunion. We will LEAVE the Administration building at 5:00. Please be there by 4:45. We will be at S-F for the weekend.

    Saturday, September 21 is Affton Days Parade. We will have our pre-parade food/drink booth. We need donations of doughnuts, Gatorade, water etc. This is a fundraiser for the Troop.

  • lauratague 9:31 am on August 19, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Update to OA 

    We are changing the food price to $7/person for the OA Fall Reunion

  • lauratague 8:28 pm on August 18, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Thursday Meeting & Upcoming Dates 

    OA Fall Reunion is September 6th – 8th, 2019.  We will have sign-ups THIS THURSDAY only.

    We will be registering at a Troop.  Please bring to the meeting THIS THURSDAY $22 for Candidates (the Scouts and Scouters that were elected this Summer) and $15 for Brothers.  This includes $5/person for food.  The Troop will be cooking.

    Please note that for camping trips, the last day for sign-up and payment will be the Thursday prior to the event. 

    Mr. Wagoner will be at the meeting on Thursday to answer OA questions for OA Members.

    We will be going over Troop information for those that aren’t OA Members.

    September 21 is the Affton Days Parade.  We will be having the pre-Parade food booth.  We need parents to donate drinks/food items – Gatorade, Water, Doughnuts, Chips.   This is a Troop Fundraiser that goes to our general fund.

    October 5th – Pack Rummage Sale – The Troop will be holding another “food booth” fundraiser.  For this, we will need more snack items – soda, chips, water.  We can only do pre-packaged items.  In the morning, we will want to do doughnuts. 

    Upcoming Dates


    September 5 – 7:00 – Court of Honor / Dessert  – Affton High School Commons

    September 6 – 8 – OA Fall Reunion – S-F – See Above – Members Only

    September 21 – Affton Days Parade – Food/Drink booth pre parade – Troop Fundraiser

    September 26 – No Mesnier – Laser Tag @ The Edge


    October 3 – Last day for Fall PACAO Sign-up

    October 5 – Rummage Sale – “Food Booth” – Troop Fundraiser

    October 11 – 13 – Fall PACAO – Beaumont

  • waelterl 9:44 am on August 14, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Aug Scrip Orders 

    Hello Troop 821,

    The August Scrip orders will be collected at tomorrow’s troop meeting.  Here is a copy of the latest order form. August 2019 Troop 821 Scrip Order Form

    Please let me know if you need to make other arrangements for dropping off the order form.

    Larry Waeltermann

    mobile 314-443-1658

  • lauratague 6:53 pm on August 12, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    August 15th Meeting! 

    The first meeting of the school year is this Thursday, August 15th. The meeting will start promptly at 7 pm. Please arrive about 6:50 to help set up.

    This meeting is a packed meeting. We will hold elections, choose a new Patrol Patch, discuss December – July activities and dates we do not have Mesnier. We will also discuss the Uniform Policy and Cell Phones.

    Court of Honor is Thursday, September 5th. The last day to turn in any completed Merit Badge Cards to be awarded at the September Court of Honor will be August 15th.

    If a Scout needs to have their book signed off on, they need to bring it to the August 15th Meeting. The last day to do a Scoutmaster Conference and Board of Reviews will be on August 22nd.

    As we are now resuming meetings, if a Scout needs a Merit Badge card, they need to ask either Mrs. Tague or Mr. Nehring. We will no longer accept an email or text from parents. The SCOUT needs to make sure they ask well in advance of any Merit Badge activity. It is the responsibility of the Scout and Parent to read the requirement for each Merit Badge that the Scout is signed up for

  • lauratague 9:39 am on August 6, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Cell Phone Policy 

    As we approach the start of the school year and our first meeting, I am reminding parents that cell phones, MP3 players and any electronics are NOT allowed at meetings, camping trips or OA Events. The ONLY exception when one of the Scoutmasters approve. (That will only be CABIN camping trips. No electronics are allowed in tents, especially phones and cameras.) We will discuss this with the Scouts at our first meeting.

  • bkrakos 9:01 pm on August 5, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Newest Eagle Scout! 


    Congratulations to Carter Piel, 821’s Newest Eagle Scout

    Congratulations Carter!

  • lauratague 12:03 pm on August 5, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Upcoming Dates 

    OA Chapter Meeting – August 10th

    Our Chapter Meeting for August will be held on the 10th at Beaumont Scout Reservation, from 12:00-5:00. This will be a joint meeting with other Chapters to facilitate Brotherhood and stronger bonds within our Lodge.

    We will meet at the Admin building at 11:00 to carpool to Beaumont.  I need to know who is going by this Wednesday.

    August 15 – first meeting of the School Year.  We will hold elections and confirm several of the activities the Scouts wanted to do.  Scouts MUST bring their books so they can be signed off on by an older Scout. This is also the last day to turn in Merit Badge Cards for the September Court of Honor.  

    September 6 – 8 OA Fall Reunion. http://shawneelodge.org

    This is the website.  Parents will have to register their Scout.  When registration is open, I will post details.

    UOctober 11 – 13 – Fall PACAO. October 3 will be the final date for registration.

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