The Scouts worked on knot tying and advancements
Levi Leitert was promoting to Tenderfoot Rank
Yearly Scout fees are due by November 2nd.
Adult dues will be $54/adult
Scout dues will be $126 dollars/scout. If your Scout would like a subscription to Boys Life, it will be additional $12/Scout.
Please make arrangements with Mr. Lorenz if cannot pay the entire amount by 11/2. The Troop will be very flexible with payment terms as needed. We do not want to lose any Scouts as a result of the higher dues.
Mr. Lorenz has put together a summary of the dues owned and Scout Account balances.
The next Philmont practice hike will be Nov 6-8 at Salamonie Lake in Indiana.
There will be an Order of the Arrow (OA) meeting on Thursday, Nov, 12th at the Van Buren Conference Center. If you are in the OA please try to attend for new officer elections.
Leave raking at the Church is scheduled for the morning of Saturday, Nov 14th. This is a great opportunity for Scouts to earn service hours and to give back to our Charter organization.
Thanksgiving Feast is scheduled for Nov 20th through 22nd at Camp Betz in Berrien Springs. The event this year will be limited to Scouts and Adult Leader only.
The Class B Shirt order form is attached. Please return the form to Mr. Sparkman by 11/9. Please make checks payable to Troop 623.
Lastly, the Troop is in need of adult volunteers for merit badge counseling. The Senior Patrol leaders has created a google survey to help gauge interest in adult volunteers.