Scouts worked on advancements and had a relay race.
The Troop needs branches and logs 3-4” thick and really long. Up to and well over 6 feet for some pioneering projects. Please bring them to the shed if you have any at home.
August 28th, Regular meeting
More practice of skills, specifically lashing
Sept 4, No meeting!
No meeting on Labor Day! Enjoy your long weekend!
Sept 8-10 Merit Badge Madness
Attend this weekend event and get 1 or 2 merit badges completed! See attached link for details.
Sept 18, Regular meeting
Help build projects for climbing and catapult!
Sept 22 Order of the Arrow Ordeal weekend
There are several Ordeal Weekends to choose from. This one will have Mr. Hill attending. Please check your email for links to sign up. Contact Mr. Hill or Mr. Walsh if you need your Scout number for sign up.
For Philmont 2024 attendees:
Next payment of $542.50 per attendee is due. Please get checks made to Troop 623 handed to Mr. Lorenz or Mr. Bacon at next week's troop meeting
Upcoming: Gear talk, Philmont training days Philmont Training Weekend, Itinerary selections, Travel options ... Dates/times/locations will be shared at Monday meetings and summary by email.
Homework: Every scout should at least read the Shakedown Guide Part 1 and Part 2 from this web site: https://www.philmontscoutranch.org/philmont-prep-seminars/
Several of the videos are very good too.
Sept 21st Become a Den Chief for Cub Scouts
Sept 21, be a den chief 2 nights a month to earn service hours and grow new Scouts. Must be 1st class or above if you aren’t an adult. Contact Ben Rimes for more details. Days of the week TBD.
Merit Badge Counselors
Come to the meeting and we will fill out the form with you! Help keep the Troop going!
The troop is in need of merit badge counselors.
The need is most urgent for the Eagle required badges….
(a) First Aid, (b) Citizenship in the Community, (c) Citizenship in the Nation, (d) Citizenship in the World, (e) Communication, (f) Cooking, (g) Personal Fitness, (h) Emergency Preparedness OR Lifesaving, (i) Environmental Science OR Sustainability, (j) Personal Management, (k) Swimming OR Hiking OR Cycling, (l) Camping, and (m) Family Life.
If you are interested in becoming a merit badge counselor look at the options on the list at this link. Talk to Mr. Sparkman or Mr. Langlois to get the forms to sign up.