March 7-8, Sat. 12:30pm – Sun 8:30 am 1st Year Camp In

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All First Years attend for their first overnight with the Troop. We will create our new first year patrol (name and all), go for a hike to the grocery store, use coleman stoves to cook our dinner as a patrol, and many, many more fun activities. The overnight will be in the Burgess Scout Cabin so please refer to the email sent out for what equipment to bring. The Troop Guides and Senior Patorl Staff are looking forward to working with you!

March 21st, 2pm- Eagle Scout Court of Honor

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All troop members please join Michael and Lucas in celebrating their Eagle Court of Honor on Saturday March 21, 2015, 2pm, at the First United Methodist Church – West Campus.

Thank You New Scouts!

Thanks to all the new scouts that attended tonight! We are really happy to have you and can’t wait to have you on camp-outs and Bartle! Thanks!

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Monday March 2 – Welcome New Scouts! PLC 6pm / Regular Troop Meeting 7-8:30

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Welcome new first years to Troop 55!

PLC 6pm – SPL, all new ASPL’s, new Troop Scribe, all new Patrol Leaders, and all new Quartermasters attend.

7 – 8:30 Regular Troop Meeting

Agenda:  Icebreaker activity to meet the new Scouts, new patrols will meet to discuss the upcoming Ha Ha Tonka Campout, completion of Citizenship in World, Citizenship in the Nation, Cooking, and Family Life Merit Badges will be done on individual basis with counselors as available. OA members meet to discuss upcoming Tap Out Ceremony.

Ha Ha Tonka Campout, March 13 – 16, Spring Break

  • Cost is $4 per Scout for camping, plus what your patrol meal costs will be.
  • Don’t forget to eat breakfast at home on Saturday morning, and then bring a sack lunch from home for lunch.
  • Fuel cost is paid for by the Kanwaka Service Patrol’s work this year!!! Good job Scouts!!!
  • Agenda for campout:
Friday March 13 (7pm) quartermasters load trailer with troop gear
Saturday March 14 (7am) load personal gear/food and leave for Ha Ha Tonka
Sunday March 15 (all day) see the sites of Ha Ha Tonka (hiking involved)
Monday March 16 (4pm) head for home, bring $ for dinner on the road (think Wendy’s, etc.) arrive at Westside appx. 8pm.
  • Our campsite is in special use area: campsite B, there is a vault toilet, picnic tables, a large fire pit, and gravel parking lot. Firewood is free, we just need to pick it up at the Ranger office.
It’s gonna be great!!!

Meeting February 23: Troop Elections

This a very important and busy meeting. Both Troop and OA Elections take this meeting, so do not forget to attend. If you are running for SPL or ASPL prepare a 2 minute or less speech for your position to present either tomorrow or next Monday.

Also to those who are in one of the three merit badges, don’t forget to bring your worksheets.

New Patrols!

Five new patrols were sorted out tonight! Hopefully everyone is happy with their new patrol! If there are any major problems remember to talk to the senior patrol staff and they will try to help you. We will create names and figure other things out at the next meeting, as well as troop elections. Don’t forget to attend if you want to run for a position.

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