Gear Check

We are going to do a gear check tomorrow, so could use your help!  We’ll set up all the tents and check all the stoves to be sure we have the parts and pieces necessary.

Facebook Group

We have a new Facebook Group that we are using for photo updates and positive anecdotes – it is located here:

It’s a closed group for privacy concerns, so send a request via the link and we’ll accept you.

Dolly Sods Older Scouts –  August 7,8,9,10

If your attending, you’ve received an email from me.  We are meeting at my house on Tuesday evening for final planning.

No August outing other than Older Scout activity

Down time is Scout time!

Take advantage of your relief from school schedules to work on your requirements and merit badges.  Let us know how we can help!

World Scout Jamboree

The WSJ is happening Now!  Follow it online at   Max, Thomas, Matthew, and Mr Rodger are there right now!

 Service Opportunities

Notes from the Senior Patrol Leader:

– PATROL LEADERS – It is your responsibility to touch base with your Patrols and be sure that they are paying attention to the Skills Training and working on their Advancement

– CELL PHONE USAGE – Not in the troop meetings, except with very few exceptions when they are being used for advancement or merit badges.


– Its Summertime, and the SPL has decided that neckerchiefs are not required, so leave them at home and stay cool!  

– BRING YOUR SCOUTBOOKS TO THE MEETINGS!  Opportunities for Advancement are being wasted just because Scouts don’t remember their books.  

Other Items of Interest

Stem Committee:

Contact Mr. Steenstra at the troop meeting if you would like to be on it!  There are lots of great opportunities around the area.

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