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  • lauratague 1:53 pm on October 15, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    National Bullying Prevention Month 

    October is National Bullying Prevention Month. On October 16th, Scouts are encouraged to wear their Scouting uniform to school. I am encouraging the Scouts in Troop 821 to either wear their uniform shirt or a Class B /summer camp shirt. I will be wearing a Troop a Class B https://scoutingwire.org/call-to-action-for-scouts-to-help-take-on-bullying-during-national-bullying-prevention-month/?fbclid=IwAR020UipEf7_gkbDp220YsU4SqekDwkj7QlB1T9u2v4UTyznTb5zX0djkOY

     
  • lauratague 3:02 pm on October 14, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Thursday Meeting and Popcorn Due! 

    Thursday – PLC Meeting after flags followed by Board of Reviews. 

    Popcorn orders are due Thursday.. (No extensions). They can also be emailed to me. If you are turning in a form IT MUST BE TOTALED.

    Away meeting – October 24 – Rock o Roll Arena The session starts at 6:30. We will meet there. http://rockrollorena.com/wordpress1/skating-hours/

    Thursday, October 31st – No meeting. Have a safe Halloween.

    Summer Camp – Kia Kima Scout Reservation. 
    Cost – $275/Scout Kia Kima does not have an online reservation system for parents, so the money will be due to the Troop. After we return from Winter Break I will post more information.

     
  • lauratague 9:04 pm on October 10, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    PACAO reminders we are in Shippey field Look… 

    PACAO reminders – we are in Shippey field. Look for the trailer. Drop off at 5:30.

    Pack for the weather. Make sure to dress warm and have more than one pair of shoes and have extra socks. 

    Scouts need to bring a chair!

    Pick up Sunday 9 am @ Beaumont.

     
  • lauratague 8:36 pm on October 7, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Thursday Scoutmaster Conferences and Board of Reviews Scouts… 

    Thursday – Scoutmaster Conferences and Board of Reviews. Scouts who are ready for SMC/BoR need to bring their book to the meeting.


    Fall PACAO – Friday – Parents drop off AT BEAUMONT at 5:30. Pick up at 9 am on Sunday at Beaumont, we are at Shippey Parade Field. Scouts should make sure they have a water bottle and dress for the weather! Remember, the weather is cooler now and Beaumont is going to be 10 degrees cooler than Affton. Make sure they have warm sleeping bags & blankets!


    Popcorn – Popcorn orders are due 10/24. You can always email me the amounts.


    Summer Camp – Summer Camp will be July 5 – 11, 2020. It will be at Kia Kima Scout Reservation in Arkansas. More details to follow.

     
  • lauratague 8:43 am on October 4, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Reminders 

    Saturday is the Pack Rummage sale. We will be selling snacks. Scouts can get service hours by helping with the snack booth and trash. It is open from 9:00 – 3:00.
    Sunday – 1 pm at the Admin lot is the “Great Trailer Cleanup.”

    Fall PACAO – Friday, October 11th – Parents will drop off @ Beaumont starting at 5:30. We will be in Shippey Field.

    October 31st – No meeting due to Halloween.

     
  • lauratague 5:57 pm on September 29, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Events This Week 

    Life to Eagle session @ Roundtable. The session will start at 7 pm. Bring a copy of the Eagle Project Workbook. (I am not sure if he gives you one.) This is for Scouts that are Life and close to completing the Merit Badges required for Eagle.

    Thursday Meeting – Register for Fall Pacao & Meal planning for Pacao.Fall Pacao is Friday, October 11th – Sunday, October 13th. Cost is $20/per person for Scouts. Last day to pay will be Thursday, October 3rd. The Scouts will be meal planning on October 3rd. Each Patrol will have a grub master that is in charge of shopping for the food. We will discuss this on October 3rd


    The Troop has been asked to have a concessions booth at the Pack Rummage sale on Saturday, October 5th. We have a lot of chips, granola bars, water, and Gatorade from the Parade. Any other ideas of snack items we can sell?We will also need Scouts to help empty trash throughout the day. This will be counted as Service Hours. (Service Hours are needed for rank.) Scouts need to check in with Mrs. Tague to receive credit for service hours.
    I will also need other adults to help. Set up: 8:30. Sale runs 9:00 a, – 3:00 pm.

    Trailer Clean-up – Sunday, October 6th @ 1 pm at Admin Building.

     
  • lauratague 8:24 pm on September 23, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Away Meeting this Thursday and Fall Pacao 

    This week is an away meeting. The Scouts have chosen to go to The Edge in Belleville. We will meet at the Admin building to leave at 6:30 to go to The Edge. (701 South Belt West, Belleville, IL 62220 ) Cost of two games of laser tag is $16.00

    The Troop has been asked to have a concessions booth at the Pack Rummage sale on Saturday, October 5th. We have a lot of chips, granola bars, water, and Gatorade from the Parade. Any other ideas of snack items we can sell?
    We will also need Scouts to help empty trash throughout the day.

    Fall Pacao is Friday, October 11th – Sunday, October 13th. Cost is $20/per person for Scouts. Last day to pay will be Thursday, October 3rd. The Scouts will be meal planning on October 3rd. Each Patrol will have a grub master that is in charge of shopping for the food. We will discuss this on October 3rd.

     
  • lauratague 8:42 am on September 20, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Affton Days Parade Snack Booth 

    We will meet at the front parking lot (traffic light entrance) at 8 am to set up and sell pre-parade goodies. I will have a cooler for the beverages. The parade will start at 10 am. Once it is out of the parking lot, parents can pick up. Keep in mind Mackenzie will be blocked from the Affton High School to Bayless Schools.

     
  • lauratague 9:40 pm on September 16, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    This week, we need Scouts to bring their books so we can do a book check and sign off on books for rank advancement.

    Saturday, September 21st – Affton Days pre-Parade food booth. We need donations like water, Gatorade, doughnuts, individually bagged chips (snack size) that we can sell before the parade starts. We use the money raised in the Troop for help with maintenance on camping items we use routinely. The parade starts at Affton High School. Please let me know what you can donate. We also need adults and Scouts to help sell. I will have a sign up at the Thursday meeting.

    We do not have Mesnier on Thursday, September 26. The Scouts have chosen to go to The Edge in Belleville. We will meet at the Admin building to leave at 6:30 to go to The Edge. (701 South Belt West, Belleville, IL 62220 ) Cost of two games of laser tag is $16.00

    Fall Pacao is Friday, October 11th – Sunday, October 13th. Cost is $20/per person for Scouts. Last day to pay will be Thursday, October 3rd. The Scouts will be meal planning on October 3rd. Each Patrol will have a grub master that is in charge of shopping for the food. We will discuss this on October 3rd.

    Other reminders: Now that we are back in school, if a Scout needs a card for a Merit Badge, they need to sign the book at the beginning of the meeting in the Merit Badge log section of the Troop Sign In Book. Cards will be written as time allows during the meeting as time allows. Scouts need to know when they are taking the Merit Badge class.

    Contact information: Due to my work schedule, I am in dead zones in my building a majority of the day. I will not be able to respond to texts until my work day is done at 5:45. – Mrs. Tague

     
  • lauratague 7:37 pm on September 9, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Upcoming Meetings 

    This week we will be covering some basic leadership several Scouts need for NYLT.


    Saturday, September 21st – Affton Days pre-Parade food booth. We need donations like water, Gatorade, doughnuts, individually bagged chips (snack size) that we can sell before the parade starts. We use the money raised in the Troop for help with maintenance on camping items we use routinely. The parade starts at Affton High School. Please let me know what you can donate. We also need adults and Scouts to help sell.


    September 26 – Away Meeting. The boys chose to go to The Edge in Belleville.


    Fall PACAO – October 11 – 13 at Beaumont.

     
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