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Troop Elections

Posted by ksullivan on Aug 27 2016 - 8:37pm

Troop elections are being held on 08/30/2016 at the regular scheduled meeting.  

We need more scouts to sign up for positions, so if you see something you might like, let Mr. Sullivan know.  You can put your name down under positions that someone already has their name under and you can put your name under multiple positions.

Memmen Ridge Paved Trail Maintenance

Posted by ksullivan on Aug 27 2016 - 7:55pm
Aug 30 2016 - 5:45pm
Aug 30 2016 - 7:00pm
 
Memmen Ridge Trail - Behind the Church

We will meet in the church parking lot at 5:45 pm to get tools to clear off the paved portion of the Memmen Ridge Trail.  We'll be working on the trail by 6:00 so we can get a good hour of work in.  Wear your Class B.  I'll have water bottles.

Rafting and KAYAK camping trip/ merit badge 09/2-9/4

Posted by ksullivan on Aug 27 2016 - 7:55pm
We will have a safety afloat classs given by Mr. Benson at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, the 30th.
 
We will have a quick shakedown on Tuesday at 8:00 PM
 
The following are the requirements set forth by River Runners to obtain your merit badge:
 
Attachments
Trip Logistics and Considerations
Whitewater Merit Badge Workbook
Kayaking Merit Badge Workbook

Additional Requirements

Scout Leader must provide BSA Swim Classification Form (all participants should be a level blue swimmer)
Complete the CPR and First Aid Merit Badge
Read and discuss the Whitewater Merit Badge Handbook and complete workbook (practical requirements covered by River Runners
Read and discuss the Kayaking Merit Badge Handbook and complete workbook (practical requirements covered by River Runners)
Practice and be ready to demonstrate the truckers hitch and bowline knots
Review and compare BSA Safety Afloat and the American Whitewater safety guidelines

2016 Artfest

Posted by ksullivan on Aug 27 2016 - 7:52pm
Sep 10 2016 - 7:30am
Sep 11 2016 - 8:00pm
Phillip S. Miller Library, Downtown Castle Rock

Due to the excellent work done by the scouts at the Winefest in July, the Castle Rock Chamber will again pay scouts to work the upcoming 2016 Artfest on September 10 & 11.  This time, you will sign up on at the link below using your preferred email address for the activity you want to help with.  In the comment section, make sure you put Troop 261 so we get credit for those hours.  Kevin McHugh and Ann Lucia are coordinating this, so if you have any questions, please contact one of us.  Sign up soon or the slots will be gone.

2016 Camporee

Posted by ksullivan on Aug 27 2016 - 6:15pm

Please Sign up HERE.  The Fall Camporee is a special event in our district each year. Units will camp out over the weekend, Friday-Sunday. Webelos are expected to camp with a Troop. During the day, Patrols/Dens will participate in activities that are based upon game themes. Though it has not been confirmed at this time, there may be an opportunity to perform some type of conservation work as well. We will also be having Rifle and Shotgun programs this year. Camporee will take place at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch.

CELL BSA Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge Clinic

Posted by ksullivan on Jul 23 2016 - 8:04pm

Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge Clinic.Saturday, August 13 9:00-11:00  Sign up Here

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