Troop News and Updates – December 2023

Hello, Scouts and families! We have some exciting news and events to share with you. Here are some of the highlights: That’s all for now. Thank you for being part of our Troop and making it a wonderful place to learn and grow. We hope to see you soon at our upcoming events and activities. Happy holidays and happy Scouting!

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Eclipse Campout

The troop will be heading up to Art’s cabin for the eclipse. Group one will head out Saturday with the Pack. Group two will be heading out Sunday. A bunch of activities are planned for the weekend. Our camp site is less than 5 miles from the line of totality – very close.  The location by NASA will have around 2 minutes and 9 seconds of totality. And, we will working on the BSA eclipse award.

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Summer Camp

The troop will be heading to Camp Meriwether on July 1st.  Travel details to be announced during June’s Court of Honor. June 6th during the meeting, sign-up for merit badges will occur. Cost is $300 unless assisted in one of the fundraisers then the cost is reduced by amount of work completed. Don’t forget to complete part C of the medical forms. Camp Meriwether is on the Oregon coast with beach front property on the Pacific Ocean,  a lake in the camp for aquatic activities, a unique selection of merit badges such as oceanography, a great program of merit badges / activities, and so much more for fantastic week at summer camp.

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June’s Adventure

June’s campout is full of activities from exploring Craters of the Moon  National Monument, area around, a short over night backpacking trip, and visiting EBR-1 nuclear reactor. Please sign-up in Scoutbook.com or send Brian a message. On June 6th, bring your gear to be checked. During the meeting, final details of the adventure will be provided.  

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Pinewood Derby Races – Help Need

The troop needs your help for two pinewood derby races in June.  Activities include setting up and taking down the track, running of the race, and  assistance in a successful event. The proceeds to these events will help pay for summer camp. June 3 6 pm to 8 pm 5892 W Hidden Springs Dr, Boise, ID 83714 Outside of the Mercantile June 23 5 pm to 8 pm Calvary Chapel 123 S Auto Dr Boise ID 83709

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