Scoutmaster-Update

I hope everyone is well. First let me start by saying that it was the Chinese Lunar New this past week, so from my family let me wish you happy year of the Tiger!

 

SCOUT SUNDAY:

Please see message below from Mr. Jahns concerning Services at Immanuel.  Thank you all to those that volunteered to be part of the Services.  I hope that you can attend and support our new sponsor.

 

REMINDER and please note the location below! 

Please join us this Sunday, February 6th for our Scout Sunday service! 

 

Sunday, February 6th

Service at 10:30 – Please meet me inside the church doors at 10:15

All scouts & their families are welcome and encouraged to join us!

Wear your full uniform and a mask.

 

 

At Immanuel Chapel (NOT THE SAME BUILDING AS WHERE WE MEET) 

This is just a little further up the road on the Seminary campus – 3737 Seminary Road 

(take the first right, then an immediate right to the large church).

 

Thank you to our scout volunteers! 

 

Cross bearer – David Stayanoff

Torch and banner bearers – Gabe Muldoon & Jay Setliff

Flag bearers – Josiah Baldwin & Jack Jahns

Readers – Tige Devlin & Matthew Haymes

 

Let’s remember the 12th point of the Scout Law! 


Hope to see you Sunday!

 

Mr. Jahns

 

 

IN PERSON MEETING:

We will have an in person meeting tomorrow at 7:30 at Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill.

Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill– Parish Hall

3606 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22304

The parish hall is behind the main sanctuary, from the parking lot, just keep walking around on the sidewalk and you will see the entrance up the hill a bit.

 

SPL & SCOUTMASTER OUT ON MONDAY

Both Sean and I will be out on Monday.  I am traveling for business, and he is on a family vacation.  With that said I know your ASPL’s (the Wells Brothers) have something good planned for.  Mr. Rogers and Mr. Jahns will be in attendance and if you need anything.

WINTER CAMPING TRIP

See message below from Mr. Mulvaney and don’t forget to sign up for the winter camping trip!

 

So it must be time for Troop 131 to do some Cold Weather Camping!!!!  That’s right baby, the colder the better.  There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad gear.  So gear up and join us!

 

We will be camping 25-27 Feb at Marsden Tract (https://www.recreation.gov/camping/campgrounds/251544)

The Marsden Tract Group Campground was built by scouts to provide access to larger campsites within easy commuting distance of the D.C. Metro area. It is located at Mile 11.5 on the C&O Canal Towpath, between the Carderock Recreation Area and Anglers Inn. The group campsites are nestled in the woods between the Canal and the Potomac River and they are a short distance from many recreational opportunities.

 

Scouts will do some hiking, camp fire building, and other activities.  It will be cold, but it will be fun!

 

So Sign Up Now and come enjoy the cold:

Cold Weather Camping (google.com)

 

Brendan Mulvaney

Outings Coordinator

Boy Scout Troop 131

 

 

SCHEDULE: One Month Look Ahead

Sunday February 6th – Scout Sunday – Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill

Monday February 7th – Troop Meeting – Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill

Wednesday, February 9th – Assistant Scoutmasters Meeting- 8:00 -Virtual (tentative)

Monday February 14th – Troop Meeting- (PLC) – Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill

Monday February 21st   – No Troop Meeting- Presidents Day

Friday, February 25th- 27th – Winter Camping – Marsden Tract 

Saturday, February 26th – University of Scouting (adults only) – Heyfield Secondary School

Monday February 28th – Troop Meeting- (Board of Review) -Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill

 

GENERAL TROOP MEETING INFO:

https://t131.org/

Wear your Mask and uniform!  Bring your Book, Bring a headlamp!  Have a good time!

Blue Cards!  Did you know that your Scoutmaster can email you a blue card?  Just send me Mr. Ramirez an email (scoutmaster@t131.org)!  Note that the SCOUT must request the blue card, not the parent!

See you all at the troop meeting.

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