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Troop Updates - May 2015

posted Apr 30, 2015, 2:29 PM by Mr. Waiss   [ updated Sep 1, 2015, 10:53 AM ]

Here are the Troop updates May that came out of the PLC this week.  I encourage all to follow the troop website (www.troop222bsa.org) on a regular basis, as I will be posting these updates to the announcements section.


Saturday, May 02 is an Order of the Arrow Spring Fix-It Day at Camp OhDaKoTa.  I encourage all OA members to consider participating, from 8am to 4pm.

 

-          Sunday, May 03 is Spring popcorn pickup if you placed an order for popcorn.

o   Time is between the hours of 1pm and 3pm.  This is a firm pickup window unless you make other arrangements.

o   Location is the Turner home, at 2149 Grand Prix Drive.

o   Patty Turner’s cell phone number is 262-678-8168.


-          Tuesday, May 05 is a regular troop meeting.

o   The PLC is requesting all members be at the church by 6:25 so we can get going at 6:30 sharp.

o   Several different activities are planned to prepare for the May campout.

o   “New” Scouts will rotate to new patrols for the month of May.

§  Adam, Sean, and David move to the Flaming Pineapples.

§  Noah, JohnMichael, and Ben N move to the Ninja Pandas.

§  Max, Justin, and Bryce move to the Square Knots.

 

-          Friday to Sunday, May 08 to 10, is the Order of the Arrow Spring Conclave at Indian Mound Reservation. I encourage all OA members to consider registering and participating.

 

-          Monday, May 11 is a Troop Committee Meeting.  All parents are invited, especially if you are available to assist the troop in a behind-the-scenes role.

 

-          Tuesday, May 12 is a regular troop meeting.

o   If weather is good plan to meet at Pritchard Park pavilion area.

o   The PLC is requesting all members to arrive by 6:25 so we can get going at 6:30 sharp.

o   Several different activities are planned to prepare for the May campout.

 

-          Thursday, May 14 is the 2016 Camp Fair for the SPL, ASPL, and three Patrol Leaders.

o   I need RSVPS from each who plan to attend.  I can provide transportation in most cases.

o   Spaghetti dinner will be provided for those attending.

o   At this time nine different Boy Scout camps will be present to present their program plans for 2016 summer camp, in an effort to help us decide where to attend in 2016.

 

-          Friday to Sunday, May 15 to 17, is “The Scouting Dead” zombie camporee at Camp OhDaKoTa.

o   The fee for this event is $25.

o   This is a jam-packed weekend of patrol-level activities, so we need as many participants as possible.

o   The PLC has set the departure time from the church as 5:30pm.  Several Scouts have baseball games Friday night, so a later departure time for that group is being considered as well.

o   Return time to the church is planned as 11:00 Sunday.

o   Sign up at this link to indicate whether you are attending or not, or reply directly to me. à http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0445a5a623a7fe3-the

 

-          Tuesday, May 19 is a regular troop meeting.

o   If weather is good plan to meet at Pritchard Park pavilion area.

o   Annual Tenderfoot Fitness Test #1, so wear workout clothes and uniform shirt.

 

-          Tuesday, May 26 is the second due date for Summer Camp payments.  If paid in full by this date the fee is $320.  If paid in full after this date the fee is $350.

 

-          Tuesday, May 26 is a PLC meeting.

o   I would like to start at 6:00 if possible.

o   If this is not feasible for the majority of the PLC, another option is to meet over the weekend.  I will reach out to PLC separately.

 

-          Monday, June 08 is a Troop Committee Meeting.  All parents are invited, especially if you are available to assist the troop in a behind-the-scenes role.

 

-          Friday night and Saturday night, June 26 and 27, is a fundraiser opportunity being coordinate by Mr. Dean, where the troop will assist with Greekfest parking.

o   The troop receives a donation, which is equally divided and credited to participating Scouts and their Scout accounts.

o   Details and signups will be provided in the near future.

 

-          Sunday, June 28 is a Troop canoeing activity on the Root River during the day.

o   Details are still to be finalized, but this event is geared to all Scouts regardless of canoeing experience.

o   Any family members with canoeing experience and can assist would be appreciated.

 

-          Sunday to Saturday, July 26 to August 01, is Troop Summer Camp at RS Lyle Scout Reservation.  Information sheet has been distributed, but is also available on the Troop website (troop222bsa.org).

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