February

                                                               Parent Meeting Feb. 11, 2020
Summer Camp Update:


    <>Linda reviewed merit badge options for summer camp
     <>Linda created individual advancement sheets for each scout that shows which merit badges they have earned and when.  Please see her for a copy

 

<>Reminder that any adult attending a long term camp with the troop must have completed a background check form and YPT training


Summer Camp Fee Due Dates.  THESE ARE FIRM DATES, FEES MUST BE PAID ON TIME!
                          1ST payment: March 17th    $115
                          2nd payment: April 14th        $115
                          3rd payment: May 12th        $100


           <>This reflects an early bird discount of $20 per scout.  Please see Becky or Jim if you have financial concerns
              <>Jim is trying to get the National Guard bus for this year.  Discussion about a “plan B” option which would include renting a van and leaders driving boys on their own.  More info to follow—


Fundraising:
     <>Camp Cards- Andy is picking up this week at Round Table.  $2.50 of each card sale will go into boy’s accounts

 

             <>March 7th- breakfast at church for fishing flea market, Event is 7am-1pm
Boys should arrive by 8am. Parent help will be needed at 7am.  A sign up will be sent for help
Boys will sell camp cards, put out Scouting for Food hangers


          <>March 14th- pack will be doing Stuff a Truck- all food items can be dropped off at church if anyone would like to donate to food drive


        <>May 3rd- Spaghetti Dinner, Church, 1-4pm.  Boys who help with receive a portion of proceeds that will go towards their camp fee


                <>May 9th- Pit Beef, Church, to support Flower Sale


              <>May 16th- Pit Beef Concession Stand, Essex SkyPark, Flight O’ Ree


Dates to remember:
             <>  March 20-22nd- family bike/hike camping trip to C&O Canal
              <> April 17-19th- Appalachian Trail hike, Pine Grove Furnace Park, PA


Training:
           <>Reminder to check NYLT dates for spring and fall.  Fall is less busy-9/25-9/27 & 10/9-10/11


Business:
            <> Becky purchased a new slicer to use for Pit Beef


            <> We have the design for our new neckerchiefs and they will be available for order soon.


            <> Parents Club will purchase neckerchief, tshirts and camp shirts for each scout with new Troop logo

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