Next Meeting is Tuesday, September 8th, 7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
The leading item on the agenda is electing a Senior Patrol
Leader (SPL). With guidance from the Scoutmaster, the SPL
takes charge of troop meetings and of all troop activities, and he
appoints other troop youth leaders with the advice and counsel of
Here's a description of the positions of responsibility in a
Upcoming Meetings this Month
Tuesday, Sept. 15th - Hammonassett Campout Preparation
Tuesday, Sept. 22nd - PLC Meeting (only scouts in leadership roles and
Tuesday, Sept. 29th - Fall Court of Honor
Junior Leadership Training
Sunday afternoon, September 13th in Martin Hall
named in a leadership position in the Sept. 8th elections, this
leadership training will help you get the right start. All youth
leaders need to attend.
September 18th - Sunday, September 20th
We kick off the scouting year with one of the favorite trips - the
Hammonassett State Park Campout! Scouts can earn the Fishing Merit
Badge, campout for September for those year round campers and have
loads of fun! For details, click on the "activities" link
Oceanography Merit Badge
Saturday, October 3rd - Sunday, October 4th, Sandy Hook, New
For scouts not eligible to participate in Camp Sikorsky, we have an
opportunity to earn the Oceanography Merit Badge. We'll travel to
Sandy Hook, New Jersey where that state's Sea Grant Authority offers
Oceanography and other merit badges specifically for Boy Scout
troops. Check out this unique opportunity on the "activities"
Year Round Campers
Only a few troop scouts have earned the Year Round Camping Patch for
camping out every month of the year. If you attended Sequassen
and the New Scout Campout, you've already earned two months.
Keep going. Anyone interested should contact
We need parents with pickup trucks to
help move logs and wood for the
ongoing firewood fundraiser. Please contact
Bill Griffin if you have a
truck. In addition, please let him know about any fallen trees or
piles in town that may be possible sources of raw material.
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