Bartle Countdown T shirts are in and will be sold on Sunday at check in. 7$ regular sizes, add 1$ for xxl and xxxl

Friday 7/14: Mrs. Khatib will be at the Scout Cabin Friday, July 14th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.  You can drop off your health form for review then or on Sunday.

Sunday 7/16: Bartle Check In at Cabin

You will need: Your full and locked campbox, physical form with Dr. signature, behavioral agreement signed by both Scout and parent, Personal Electronics form signed by both Scout and parent.

Check-in Schedule on July 16:

1st Years                                6:00 – 6:45 pm

2nd & 3rd Years                      6:45 – 7:15 pm

4th Years and above              7:15 – 7:30 pm

 You must talk to the Camp Scoutmaster if have problems with the date or time for check-in.  Camp check in is mandatory.  Scouts should come with at least one parent.  We will have stations set up for the following:

  • Camp trunks (packed for camp) & lock combinations
  • Medications
  • Money for the camp bank
  • Health forms will be checked
  • Tent buddies – if not already signed up
  • Visitor’s Day food sign-up
  • Outposts (wrap up)
  • Electronic Agreement Form
  • Behavior Agreement Form

We may inspect a few trunks at check-in.

Departure on Monday, July 17 at 7:30 am:

  • Be on time – we will travel on a tour bus
  • Wear complete Class A uniform (shirt, neckerchief,  MOS and OA !
  • Wear swim suit on the bottom for swim test on arrival.
  • Bring a sack lunch and drink
  • Bring a day pack with goggles and towel
  • May bring an electronic device


CAMP CHECK IN:                                          Sun, July 16                      beginning at 6:00 pm

DEPART FOR CAMP:                                     Mon, July 17                     7:30 (to prepare)

VISITORS DAY:                                              Sun, July 23                      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

RETURN FROM CAMP:                                  Weds, July 26                    12:00 pm ETA


Monday July 10 Troop Meeting 7pm

Bartle Meeting Prep Tonight and Disc Golf. We need all leaders hands on deck for boards of review (about 8 of them tonight) and if you have your summer camp physicals, rules agreement, or electronic agreement, you can bring those to tonight’s meeting as well.

First years will be working on their pre-reqs for Environmental Science and Mammals Merit Badges.

See you tonight!


Service Project at Cabin – Sunday July 2nd from 1-4.

All Scouts and Parents are invited to help Crayton with his service project this Sunday July 2nd from 1-4 at the cabin. Bring work gloves. The more the merrier, spend a half hour, hour, or two hours and help out.

scouts at work

Patrol Leaders Council: Sunday July 2, 1:30pm at Cabin

PLC July 2n,  1:30 pm at Cabin – All about summer camp at the H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation. All SPL staff, Patrol Leaders, and Troop Scribe should attend.


Lawrence City Band Concert Flag Raising

4 Troop 55 Boy Scouts went out tonight and helped the community by raising the flag for the community band concert.


Citizenship in the Community Service Project – Kansas River Boat Ramp Clean Up

3 Scouts finished up their service hours for Citizenship in the Community today while cleaning up the Lecompton Rising Sun Boat Ramp for the Kansas River Keepers. Over the last tow moths the boys also cleaned the Lawrence Boat Ramp multiple times as well as an access point on the Wakarusa River for Kayakers.


Family Camp Out at Camp Bromelsick, Fri-Sun

It will be a hot day, bring bug spray and sunblock.
Here is the agenda:
Friday: 6pm Scouts meet at cabin load and head out to Bromelsick (possible rain that evening)
Saturday: 11am Families can arrive and set up camp. Scouts will already be there.
                 Lunch with families or by patrol
                 Canoeing, Fisthing, Hiking, etc. Casual day (96 degrees expected high)
                 Dinner provided by troop: Chili or hot dogs, chili, chips, ketchup, mustard,    relish. Families can bring fruits or veggies to share.
                 Campfire at 9pm with amores and skits by patrols
Sunday: 9am pack up and head back to Westlake Ace Hardware parking lot.