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

Upcoming Events in November, December, and Next Year

November has a number of events. Scouting for Food, Leadership Training, Tree Lot Set-up, Tree unloading, and Tree Sales. The newsletter, Google calendar, and Scoutbook.com has further details. games at Camp Meriwether

December Annual planning meeting has been moved to December 13th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. The annual pinewood derby race follows the meeting. See Scoutbook.com for race details.

Next years calendar is beginning to be filled in from summer camps and Court of Honors. Please look over the possible dates of events. At the annual planning meeting, bring your ideas, any needed changes, and personal calendars to finish up the schedule

    Some upcoming adventures include:

  • Winter campout January
  • Family winter campout February 18-20th
  • Spring Break March 27 to 31 adventure
  • Willow Creek 2017 in August
  • Camp Wilson in May
  • Camp Meriwether July 1st to July 8th (summer camp)
  • Backpacking August 3rd to 7th

This is just a few of the many upcoming monthly activities! Then, there is the weekly meeting activities.

Scouting Food Flyer Distribution – UPDATE!

Scouting for Food flyer distribution will occur on Sunday November 6th from 3:30 to 5:30 pm and Tuesday November 8th from 4 to 6 pm (instead of a meeting).

Meet at the corner of Shenandoah Dr and E Mortimer Dr. Families welcomed to join us. This will be an afternoon of walking the surrounding neighborhood and dropping off the flyer. Pack 33 will be picking up the donations on the following Saturday.

scouting for food distributions

Leadership Training

A weekend of leadership training, games, and activities. November 12th to 13th. More details to follow.team game reactor

Sinker Creek October Campout

Sinker Creek compass courseRockets, planes, games, outdoor skills activities and more is planned for the campout. This is a good time to complete many requirements, practice others, enjoy some science activities, and enjoy Idaho fall desert.

Updated October 12

Details:
Leaving First Pres at 12 am on Saturday October 15th
Returning by noon Sunday

Note: We will adjust plans depending upon weather. The area is not expected to hit hard by the planned storms. But, should that change, we will head by late Saturday.

Gear:
Fall desert camping gear – warm during day and chilly during night with a periods of strong wind. Day hiking gear needed.

Cost:
$10 for food and supplies

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