Scouts celebrated Nathan Sparkman’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony! We had pizza provided by the ladies from Auxiliary for helping with their ice cream social, enjoyed Nathan's cake, and worked on advancements.
Tuesday August 8th: 5:30pm PLC meeting & 7pm committee meeting in person at church.
If you are a member of the PLC, please come to help plan meetings. Think about service activities at the House of David. They have invited us to visit.
Saturday Aug 12 South Bend Airport 9am - 1pm
Earn your Aviation Merit Badge! See details at the link below.
August 14th, 6pm at St. Joseph City Commission Meeting on 2nd floor of City Hall
Some of our Eagle Scouts will be presented with their Street signs. Please come in your Class A’s to show your support before our regular meeting at the Church at 7pm.
August 17th 11:30-6:30pm Recruiting at Upton Middle School Start Up Day
Represent the Scout Troop at the start up day! Get new students interested in scouting! We will have a table in the gym. Wear your Class A.
August 21, Park in grass for regular meeting
We will meet on the front lawn of the Church while the parking lot is resurfaced.
Sept 8-10 Merit Badge Madness
Attend this weekend event and get 1 or 2 merit badges completed! See attached link for details.
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.
For the Scouts and parents going to Philmont in 2024, please don’t spend all summer on a computer or phone! Be physically active and get your body strong over the summer. Practice hikes for Philmont will start in the fall.
Become a Den Chief for Cub Scouts!
Late Sept/Oct 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.