Troop Tribune for 10-12-17

This Week’s Meeting Theme
This week’s meeting will be outdoors so please plan appropriately (that means dress appropriately!!!).  This week’s theme is all about Emergency Preparedness!

Fall Court of Honor!
It’s time to recognize all the Scouts and Scouters for the last six months of hard work!  Next Thursday, October 19, is our Fall Court of Honor.  Meeting is a little different, it will run from 7 PM until approximately 8:15PM.  Light refreshments will follow the program and everyone is welcome!

Next Outing
Our next campout/outing is the annual Big Al’s Turkey Campout at Ft. Ancient!  More details to follow!

Want Big Al’s Swag?
Speaking of Big Al’s…the link to order gear is up and ready. The shop will close on October 30th, so buy your Big Al’s swag now.

Fall Backpacking Schedule
The schedule has been posted for the troop backpacking program this fall. All hikes are open to scouts second year and above. The dates are set but times are subject to change. See Gary Hayes or Ben Zumkehr to sign up.
– October 21 @ 8:00 am – October 22 @ 1:00 pm
– November 11 @ 8:00 am – November 12 @ 1:00 pm
– December 2 @ 8:00 am – December 3 @ 2:00 pm

Life To Eagle Seminar
On October 26 at 6:30 pm there will be a seminar to help clear up any confusion that Scouts, Parents and Leaders might have about the process of earning Eagle. Topics covered include: “How to pick an Eagle Project and what makes a good Eagle Project”, “Skills for how to lead your Eagle Project.”, “Project Workbook and the Eagle Rank Application.”  This website,, has a video explaining the process and  a link to register for this no cost seminar.  Please let Matt know if you are attending so that he can find you there.  We’ll run a local session later in the year after football and band seasons end.

Need conservation hours for advancement?
Join us for Camp Conservation Day at Camp Friedlander November 4th from 9am-2pm. See Mr. Schuessler for details and to sign up.

Advancements and Eagle Projects
Scouts needing a Board Of Review should contact our Advancement Chair, Mrs. Enouen at  Before scheduling your Board of Review, please request your TroopMaster records from Mrs. Lyons at , or Mr. Matt Goodrich at,  so that we can confirm all rank advancement requirements have been met.

Scouts needing to schedule time with the Troop Committee for Eagle Scout Project Approval should contact Mr. Goodrich at