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Trip Change for Va Beach, Leaving Saturday

Posted on Sep 13 2017 - 9:42pm

There is a change in plans.  We are all leaving for the beach on Saturday morning at 6:30.

Troop Meeting (Forest Grove)

Posted on Aug 10 2017 - 6:16am

Troop meeting at 7:00 Forest Grove instead of the VFW.

We will be planning our trip to Eagle Point and spreading pea gravel around the swing set for the Church.

Tubing update

Posted on Jul 26 2017 - 10:20pm

We are set for tubing. 

We will meet at the VFW at 8:00 and be on the road by 8:30

please bring water shoes as they are required. 

Newest Eagle Scout

Posted on Jun 26 2017 - 6:01pm

A belated congratulations to Walker Ryerson who became the Troop's 25th Eagle Scout on June 13th.

Contratulations Walker!

A Belated Congratulations to Matthew Duerson

Posted on Jun 4 2017 - 7:59pm

A belated congratulations to Matthew Duerson who became the Troops latest Eagle Scout on May 11th.

 

Contratulations Matthew

Gettysburg trip update

Posted on May 24 2017 - 8:25am

Good morning Scouts,

Here is the mid week update on our exciting trip this weekend. 
 
We will meet at the VFW on Saturday morning at 6:30am for a 7:00am departure. We will be wearing Class A uniforms around Gettysburg so you can wear them on the ride up or carry them separatly so you can put them on when we get there.  We will not be going to our campsite until after we have visited the museum and such. 
 
We will be stopping at some point to shop for our food as a troop. 
 
The weather is supposed to be on the mid 70's and partly sunny.  It may rain a bitnon Sunday so make sure you have your rain gear.  
 
Saturday we will focus on the museum and perhaps one of the short hikes sonwe can get a better understanding of the history.  We will then gonto our campsite, make camp and cook dinner.  
 
Sunday we will do more exploring of the battlefield, and then finish the day with a "ghost tour" that Bob has selected for us.  
 
Monday we will wake up early and make breakfast, break camp, and head back to Richmond.   Hopefully traffic will be light and we will get home around 12:30 or so.  
 
Monday afternoon we have the Memorial Day picnic at the VFW for those of you that can  make it.  It will be a good chance to meet our sponsors. 
 
Mr. Mooney is also coming along as our third leader so I would like to thanks him for stepping up to help us out.  
 
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As we will be in Gettysburg most of the time we only have dinner in camp on Saturday.  
 
The scouts should pack a lunch for Sat on the trip and Sunday at the battlefield or they can bring money to buy food.   Dinner on Sunday will be in Gettysburg so they should bring some money for that as well as a snack on the way back home.  
 
Looking forward to seeing you all Saturday morning.  It will be a great trip. 
 
Thanks
Chuck

 

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