2015 TP Registration.pdf
Troop 747 Weekly Newsletter
Current Troop Events:
This weeks Troop Meeting
Thurs., October 29 at 6:30 pm Court of Honor is a Chili Cook-Off.. Please support your scout in cooking chili, there will be a gift card for the chili voted #1. The Scouts are to prepare the Chili. There will be a first prize.Please sign up for Chili cook off and/or any meal Accompaniments by clicking here,
Please come at 5:45 and help set for the celebration.
Current Merit Badge
Personal Fitness Merit Badge: Please see Mr. Baker if you still need to finish parts of the merit badge.
Camping Merit Badge: Make up sessions at 630 before the Troop meeting.
11/13-15 Colossal Cave Outing, car camp at El Bosquecito. We would like all adults signed up by Thursday, October 29, in order to get an accurate headcount turned into Council. Please volunteer to drive.
SUMMER CAMP $50.00 deposit for Leaders and scouts due by November 19, 2015. Checks Payable to Troop 747 through Caroline or Eric Zuercher.
Summer Camp Fiesta Island 6/26/2016 – 7/2/2016
Our advance coordinator, Sheri Schneider, will be back in November.
Thank you Chris Durnan for organizing our board of reviews while she is out.
Popcorn orders can be picked up Oct 31st @ 7922 S. Castlebay… call to make arrangements for pickup if you need it that day or later. 574-2540 Thanks, Martha
U of A Concessions: Parents or Boys Scouts 16 and older: Sign Up to Volunteer to work during a U of A home football game. This is a great opportunity to raise money for Boy Scouts camp accts. Sign up Genius
BSA membership fees will be due by the Nov. 5th committee meeting for all Scouts and committee members.
Please fill out and turn a registration form/dues at any Troop meeting or print a copy from the link at the top of the newsletter. Turn in completed training forms and BSA registration to Jennifer Cimino.
These people must submit a copy of Youth protection training with registration:
The people listed below will need to finish any training listed if planning on continuing in their current position:
Mary Altenbernd- Committee Member- WS10 Troop Committee Challenge-ELearning
Todd Warner Altenbernd Committee Member- WS10 Troop Committee Challenge-ELearning
Anita Irene Bell Committee Member- WS10 Troop Committee Challenge-ELearning
John Anthony Cable Committee Member- WS10 Troop Committee Challenge-ELearning
Ivan Collazo Assistant Scoutmaster- S11 Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills & S24 Scoutmaster/Assistant Specific Training
Donna Dean Diana Darnell Committee Member- WS10 Troop Committee Challenge-ELearning
Michael Karel Lindsey Committee Member- WS10 Troop Committee Challenge-ELearning
Zachary Michael Mathis Committee Member- WS10 Troop Committee Challenge-ELearning
Ernesto Godinez Velarde Committee Member- WS10 Troop Committee Challenge-ELearning
John Daniel Williams Committee Member- WS10 Troop Committee Challenge-ELearning
Kathleen Virginia Wingstrom Committee Member- WS10 Troop Committee Challenge-ELearning
Where to find your training: Courses are available in the e-Learning section of myscouting.org . A login is required, but anyone may create a user account and view the courses. Registered members of the BSA may provide their member numbers (as part of the user profile) to receive credit.
Troop Committee Challenge
Supplemental training to benefit the Troop: Physical Wellness – Safe Swim Defense – Safety Afloat – Weather Hazards – Climb On Safely – Trek Safely
Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills(IOLS)
Upcoming Dates: November 13-14, 2015- Camp Lawton- Register Now
Service Day: We Need Your Help to Finish Building the Camp Lawton Adirondacks on Saturday, November 14th from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.. Arrive between 7:00 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. so that work teams can be assembled. Work starts at 8:00 a.m.. Please bring tools for the job: drills, hammers, paint roller handles (with rolls), paint brushes, and paint trays. Please wear work gloves and old clothes that can get paint on them. Lunch will be provided by Mama’s Hawaiian BBQ. *This Work Day takes the place of the Double V Work Day originally scheduled for Saturday, November 14th.
Upcoming Troop Dates:
11/5 Troop Committee Meeting (Full Class A) BoR (11/19) sign up, Colossal Cave prep with meal money due, Veteran Celebration preparation
11/12 Annual “Honor Our Veterans” Celebration @6:30 pm
11/13-15 Colossal Cave Outing, car camp at El Bosquecito
11/19 Troop Mtg, & Board of Review, advancement
Additional Scouting events that may be of interest:
• Radio Merit Badge
• Fall Merit Badge Day
• Stamp Collecting Merit Badge
• Leatherwork MB at Tandy Leather
Notes from parent meeting 10/15:
Eric Zuercher will be guiding Outdoor Skills.Greg Duran will be Merit Badge/advancement Coordinator. Kathryn Vega will be the Service Coordinator.Jack Thurston, Chris Durnan, and Eric Berggren will be Patrol Mentors, who will guide the Patrol Leaders. If you have creative ideas to help grow these areas, please share them with these new coordinators
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Please submit all entries and updates for the weekly newsletter by 6pm Sunday.
Yours in Scouting,
Troop 747 Committee Chair