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Hetuck District Klondike THIS coming weekend

Evening Everyone,

Staying warm?   It is too cold out…   But NOT next weekend!!!

The Hetuck District Klondike is Friday, January 12th – 15th, 2018.   It is at the N Lawrence Fish and Game Club.

We are staying in tents, at the Scout building.

Here is the head count total for this coming camp out.
We have 8 Scouts camping both nights and participating in Klondike.
We have 5 that are coming in Saturday and spending the day with us, but not camping.
We will have three adults camping also.

This is a District level event and the cost is $20.00.   So, if you are only coming in for the day, it is still $20.   Covers lunch, patch, program materials, and gear auction Saturday night.    There was over $1,200.00 worth of gear in the auction last year.   Our Scouts did really good w what they won.

We will need to know how everyone is paying on Monday.  Check or money due at meeting.

Be Prepared.

Scouts staying overnight and eating breakfast and lunch will need to pay $5 – 10 or so extra for those two meals.   The PLC will decide the exact amount and let us know Monday at the meeting.   (Or I will send out an amended email tomorrow.)  They will need to set menus.  I highly suggest simple, filling meals.  NO pancakes.   LOL.   (Ask your Scout about their pancake adventures on camp outs lately.)

Lunch is provided.  It will be Pulled Pork sandwiches, mac and cheese, chips, and hot chocolate.   Hot chocolate will be available thru the event before the auction, too.

We will go over cold weather camping at Monday’s meeting.  BUT in the meantime, if this is your Scouts first camp out where the temp will not get above 32 degrees, you must ensure they are prepared.  Any Scout without the correct gear, will be sent home or their parents will have to bring them the correct gear.    Winter gloves and an extra pair, warm socks (EXTRAS).  Stocking hat and face mask if you have one.   Warm coat.  Wicking layers.  Thermals/long johns.   Extra blanket.

Any questions, please let us know!!

We will have fire in building going all weekend.   And at the fire ring, too.

If anyone has any needs, please let us know, we can work on outfitting your Scout w the gear they may need.

Talk to you all Monday.

Mr. Durkin
330-806-1574 Cell/Text

161 Days till Summer Camp!!

**UPDATED** January and February Events

Just wanted to highlight upcoming events during the holidays and thru February 2018!! 

There is LOTS Going on!!!


January 1st:  NO Troop Meeting.  New Year’s Day

January 8th:  Troop Meeting.  7 pm @ Scout Building.

January 10thHetuck Roundtable and OA meeting.  7 pm @ St Mike’s.

January 12-14th:  Hetuck District Klondike.  NLFGC.  $20 plus food (say $5).

January 15th:  PLC Meeting.  7 pm @ Scout Building.

January 22nd:  Troop Meeting.  7 pm @ Scout Building.

January 29th:  Troop Meeting.  7 pm @ Scout Building.

February 3rd:  BPI.  Dalton High School.  Adult Leader Training.

February 5thTroop Meeting.  7 pm @ Scout Building.

February 12thTroop Meeting.  Troop Elections.  7 pm @ Scout Building.

 February 14thHetuck Roundtable and OA meeting.  7 pm @ St Mike’s.

 February 17thTroop Leadership Training.  0800 – 4 pm or so.  Scout Building.  New PLC training, and it is MANDATORY.

February 17th Cub Pack 933 Blue and Gold and Webelos II Crossover.  Saturday Evening.

February 19thTroop Meeting.  7 pm @ Scout Building. 

February 23-25thSki Trip Boston Mills

February 26th PLC Meeting.  7 pm @ Scout Building.

 ALL events are SUBJECT to change. 

 

 

November Campout

Afternoon

Reminder, our next camp out is this coming weekend.  It is the Cow Pie Invitational.

November 3rd – 5th @ the Courtney Farm in nearby Beach City, OH.

Cost is going to be $10.00, and is just for the Scouts food.  There are no other costs associated with this camp out.   We have 11 Scouts signed up on the board at the Scout Building.  There are 5 adults going, too.

Meet at the Scout Building @ 6:00 pm Friday.

PLEASE pack for the weather we will be having.   Right now it looks to be on the colder side, with rain on Saturday AM.

We will go over this again at the meeting Monday.

Mr. Durkin

Yankee Peddler IS OVER!!

Congratulations to EVERYONE for a great year!
Special thanks to Mrs Carter and her staff.   They did an EXCELLENT job!

Thank you to everyone for your hard work.
Troop 933 Committee

Camp out this coming weekend!!!

REMINDER

Camp out this COMING weekend!!  October 13th thru 15th.

Spooktoberfest and Fall Flap Jack Flip Weekend

No Scouts turned in any money for this event.  They all said to pull money from their Scout accounts.   PLEASE make sure your Scout HAS money in the account.   Mrs. Venditti supplied balance sheets to every Scout a few weeks ago, they were in their mailboxes.

Scouts are responsible for their OWN lunch and dinner for this camp out.  See below for tips.

Breakfast will be provided BOTH days.

Also remember something for Cracker barrel.   10 Scouts and 4 adults are attending.

They MAY bring a costume for Trick Or Treat Saturday night.  NO weapons, NO Masks.  Scout appropriate please.

Also BAND SCOUTS, I have all my seats full now for coming down after the football game.   If we talked, I have you down for a ride.  I will contact you separately on plans for after the game.  Please remember to have gear at Scout building BEFORE game.   If you want to drop off Thursday?   I can meet at the Scout building after 7:30 pm and open it up for you.  If dropping off Friday, please make arrangements to have it there at 6:00 pm.

We will be returning later than normal due to breakfast.
Time TBD.
We will update everyone as the morning progresses.
Best guess is closer to 11 am.

ANY Questions please let me or Mr. King know.

(Side note…I am SOO excited to camp for real for the first time since April!!!   And, no, I am not counting being at building in May and August as real camping and then of course Summer Camp is its own thing.   These next three months of camping are going to be awesome!!)

Thanks!!

Mr. Durkin

330-806-1574 Cell/Text

Troop Schedule / Calendar

The Troop Calendar has been updated through August of 2018.    Some events still are in the planning phase (Ski Trip, April hike) but will be updated as the year goes.

Thanks to all the Scouts that participated in the Planning Meeting.

Mr Durkin

August Camp Out, Court of Honor, and Planning Meeting

August Camp Out, Friday August 18th – 20th.  Scout Building.

Friday 08/18
IF Camping, meet after 6:00 pm @ Scout Building.   Bring Cracker barrel to share.

Saturday 08/19:
Planning Meeting tentatively set for after breakfast.

Parents are painting the Pie Booth in the morning.   Early afternoon there is a Life Project that some Scouts will work on, while others prepare for the COH.

Court of Honor Dinner:  Saturday 08/19.  Arrive 6:00 pm.  Bring covered dish (see sign up email).  Bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Court of Honor.  Approximately 7:30 pm.  Scout Building Amphitheater.
WEAR BUG SPRAY.

(We have the Clubhouse reserved if the weather does not cooperate.) Court of Honor is a Troop Event, Class A uniforms must be worn.

July Gettysburg Trip – Canceled

Our Gettysburg Trip has been canceled due to low signups.   Out of a Troop of 20 + Scouts, we had 4 interested in going, and only 2 adults.   I am very sorry this had to be canceled.

Perhaps we can look at doing this over a long weekend next year, with some modifications on itinerary due to the time of year we look to go.

As a corrective action, going forward, we will have Deposits and Signups months in advance.   We had been talking about this trip since April, so it should not have been a surprise, the approximate days were know a head of time.  Also, we will form committees to handle the planning and implementation of these trips.

Going forward, in July of 2018 we are looking at going back to the Summit Bechtel Family Reserve in West Virginia for their Appalachian Weekend.  Zip lining, rock climbing, canopy tours…  SO PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY.   This is a great opportunity to do a lot activities that by themselves may cost upwards of $75 each, for a low price and all in one place and at a world class facility.

ANY questions or concerns, please direct them to Mr. Durkin: 330-806-1574 Cell/Text

Summer Camp 2017… THANK YOU !!!

Wanted to thank ALL the adult leaders and parents that made Summer Camp 2017 possible!!   Some came with us during the week, some worked behind the scenes…  ALL made a difference.

Without YOU it would not have happened for our Scouts.

Thank you very much!!!

NOW, it’s on to our Gettysburg Trip in July!!

Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast and Parade

Monday, May 29th, 2017 is our annual Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser and Parade.

Where?  Chapel of the Cross on Orrville St.Image result for memorial day boy scout clipart
When?   See schedule email.

Emails have gone out to every family to make sure everyone signs up for these events.   Please contact Mrs. Brenner for sign ups.  She is coordinating it this year.

Scouts must wear their Class B uniforms while working the Breakfast.   Scout shorts, socks, hiking boots, and our Red Troop shirts.  NO athletic shorts, or camouflage pants.   Bring their Class A Field Uniform shirt for the parade.    No neckerchiefs or sashes are needed.   Dress for the weather.   TROOP hats only.  NO sunglasses.

The Scouts will ride down to the parade route with the Cub Scouts.   Then they will lead the parade w the US Flag.    There will be a flag raising at the Fire Station, then the parade kicks off.   The parade ends up back at Chapel of the Cross for a ceremony at the cemetery.   The Troop will also raise the flag there, too.

Scouts do get a free breakfast, AND we have NEW sausage this year!!!

Please make sure you sign up!

Thanks

Mr. Durkin

 

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