Troop Tribune for May 23rd

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This Week’s Meeting This week we will be wrapping up training for the survival campout and making para-cord bracelets.
PLC The monthly PLC meeting for all members of the troop leadership is this Thursday from 5:30pm – 6:30pm. A pizza dinner will be provided. Please let your SPL know if you cannot attend.
Survival Campout Meet at the church at 5:30pm this Friday with a plan to dismiss from the church at 9:00am on Sunday.
Here is the list of items scouts will be permitted to take to their campsite this weekend: * Water bottle * Rain gear * Flashlight * Pocket knife * Sleeping bag * Scout handbook * Emergency medication (e.g. rescue inhaler, EpiPen, etc.) * Para-cord bracelet made at meeting on Thursday
All other items that scouts may need this weekend will be provided by the troop. Scouts should also pack a change of clothes and may pack additional items to be left in the car.
The packing list for the adult leaders is at their own discretion.
Memorial Day Parade We will be once again carrying the garrison flag in Mason’s Memorial Day parade this year. All members of Troops 0750 & 1750, Pack 750, and Crew 750 are invited to join us. All participants should be in their field (class A) uniform. Please plan on meeting in the parking lot of Shorten & Ryan funeral home by 9:15am, and we will move to our assigned spot in the parade line-up after that. The police will be closing down the parade route through downtown Mason starting at 5th Avenue around 9:30am. The parade starts around 10am and we will dismiss by the intersection of Mason-Montgomery Rd and Foxfield Dr by 10:45am.
District Announcements Here are some flyers provided to us by the Hopewell District. While the troop will not be participating as a unit in any of the events other than Peterloon, scouts and their parents are encouraged to attend as many of these events as they want. Click on each item for more details. DBC Fireside Chat on Youth Safety ( (for parents and leaders only) Florence Freedom Scout Night ( Peterloon 2019 ( Reds Scout Night Campout ( Wilderness First Aid Training (
Summer Camp T-Shirts Time to order those limited edition, Troop 750 Summer Camp T-Shirts.
This year’s design recognizes the 100th anniversary of Camp Friedlander and is available in both red and blue options for our girls and boys units. The Sport-Tek Competitor shirts are made of a wicking material. The Gildan 50/50 shirts are a more traditional t-shirt.
These shirts are not required for summer camp participants, but are highly encouraged as a way to show your scout spirit, troop pride and ENTHUSIASM!
Please place your order using the link below prior to 5/31/19. You can make your payment directly on the order form. If you wish to use your scout account, please save the receipt and submit to Mr. Washington for reimbursement.
Summer Camp Updates CAMP FORMS DUE BY MAY 30TH – No exceptions we have 64 registered to process ( ( )
2019 Camp Friedlander Guide ( TELLS ALL! Download & Print Today!
Forms necessary: 1. Annual Health and Medical Record ( (If you completed parts A&B at registration, you will only need Part C to be completed by a physician)
Forms specific to participation: 1. COPE, Climbing ACE Consent and Hold Harmless Form ( 2. Cowboy Action Hold Harmless Form ( 3. Special Diet Request Form ( 4. Pre-Camp Swim Classification Record ( (If swim check is done outside of the Troop) 5. Scuba ( & Snorkeling Forms ( (I don’t believe anyone is signed up) 6. Family night: Family name, how many, and a check written to: “Dan Beard Council” ($8 per person, kids 6 and under are free)
Questions or concerns please feel to contact me. Bill Schuessler ( 513-704-9315
Canoe Trek Updates We will be meeting again this week to finish any meal planning, discuss canoe and tent assignments, answer any questions on packing and discuss safety afloat.
Reminder that River Bags 1 and 2 must brought on May 30. Be sure to keep informed about the weather forecast in St. Louis and Akers Ferry, Missouri and pack accordingly. We will be packing the trailer that night. Also Medical Forms A, B and C are due May 30. We will pass out the Canoe Trek T-shirts that night as well.
Everyone should have received an invitation to the Google doc with packing list, daily schedule, river map with markers and other important information. Please review all the information. If you do not have access, email Mr. Vieux.
Andrew Lyons Eagle Project – Compass Christian Church Day 2 – June 15 from 9-6. Putting up a fence. If you have experience using an auger, let me know.
Weekly Announcements Have something to include in the Troop Tribune? Email ( by the end of the day Monday for inclusion in that week’s announcements.
Troop 750 Spirit Wear Do you have your Troop 750 Spirit Wear for Fall and Winter? Check out Troop 750 Spirit wear and load up on those hats and sweatshirts!
Please use the following link to place your order: (
You will pay for your order directly through this link and can pick up your order when ready at Friday Threads. If you would like to use your scout account, please pay for the items and bring the receipt to Mr. Washington for reimbursement.
Advancements and Eagle Projects Scouts needing a Board Of Review for Rank Advancements contact should contact our Advancement Chair, Mr. Kevin Owen. Before scheduling your Board of Review, please request your TroopMaster records from Mrs. Lyons at ( , or Mr. Goodrich at ( , so that we can confirm all rank advancement requirements have been met. If you have merit badge award questions, please see Mrs. Ponstingle.
Scouts needing to schedule time with the Troop Committee for Eagle Scout Project Approval should contact Mr. Goodrich at ( .
Upcoming Events
PLC May 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Weekly Troop Meeting May 23 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Canoe Trek Planning Meeting May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Troop Campout – Survivor May 24 @ 5:30 pm – May 26 @ 9:00 am
Memorial Day Parade May 27 @ 9:15 am – 10:45 am
Troop Committee Meeting May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly Troop Meeting May 30 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Canoe Trek June 1 – June 9
Weekly Troop Meeting June 6 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Weekly Troop Meeting June 13 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Andrew Lyons Eagle Scout Project June 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
ASM Meeting June 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
PLC June 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Weekly Troop Meeting June 20 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Summer Camp June 23 @ 12:00 pm – June 29 @ 12:00 pm
Troop Committee Meeting June 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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