Thanks to Mr. Chris Morrow, the old Hut thermostat is replaced with a working model. It is set for 50 degrees for heat .If you use the Hut during cool weather and need heat, set it to what you need, then set it back to 50 when you are done.
Thanks to Mr. Kok, we will be re-keying the Hut and property on a master key basis. Current key holders will be contacted with the changes and replacement keys in the next few weeks or sooner.
The recent OA weekend at Camp Comer had more than 700 Cubs, leaders, and Scouts in attendance..ten or our own attended. Pictures of activities will be posted by Mr. Simon. Thanks to the leaders and Scouts who made the trip.
The rest of March and April are scheduled as busy by looking at the Troop calendar.
Everyone, and especially Troop patrol leaders, ast patrol leaders, Troop and Patrol quartermasters, and as many as possible who attended the rappelling trip need to be at the Hut this Monday, March 31st at 6:30 PM, uniform not required, to pack and store Troop tentage from the trip. It should take about 30-40 minutes. A Patrol leaders Planning Conference (PLC) will follow from 7:00 PM, lasting less than an hour.
Thanks to Mr. Estes and Mr. Simon, we are getting summer camp merit badge choices and fees collected. Remember, an annual BSA medical form/physical is required for leaders and Scouts who will be attending camp. Physical forms are kept throughout the year by the Troop for all trips in case medical attention is required. Make sure you have all parts required for summer camp complete as well as the required Medication form (s) if applicable and found in the Summer Camp Guide. The BSA Medical form is found on the Troop web site. All leaders and Scouts attending trips w/the Troop are required to have an updated form including a copy of the family insurance card (s) attached in case of an emergency medical situation.
The new Scouts and their families will be oriented this Thursday night (April 4) at 6:30 PM. There will be a make up at the same time on Friday April 5.
Thursday, April 3 6:30 PM at the Hut..New Scout Orientation with WEBELOS and parents ( There will be Make up on April 4 at 6:30 PM..if you cannot attend the April 3 date..call ScoutMaster to be present and attend on April 4) These meetings arerequired for orienting the Scouts and family of the Troop's organization/policies'procedures.
Saturday, April 5-6 New Scout Campout; Oak Mountain State Park..New Scouts w/parent(s) and Troop guides/leaders...There is usually about five or more veteran Scouts attending with a parent/s ..as always , we will need Scouts and leaders to assist as guides with this trip. Call the Scoutmaster if you will be attending in order to have a headcount for meals.. We will be staying in the usual primitive camping site at Oak Mountain State Park....Attending Scouts can earn their service hours if required for rank advancement and fullfull Troop Guide and Den Leader requirments by being present and assisting in this weekend program.
We will meet on Saturday, April 5, at 7:30 AM at the Hut, prepare and load camping gear, stop at the Piggly Wiggly for meals, camp at Oak Mountain primitive site with introduction to the Scout and Tenderfoot ranks and other, and pre-summer camp requirements. Make sure the Scout is dressed for the weather.
We will return to Hut at 9:00-10:00 AM on Sunday.
YiS Dan s "Delivering the Promise"