This Wednesday will be our Spring Open House! Be ready to support new recruits for the troop and be at the Church for the time your patrol has to come. I repeat NOT AT 7:30, BUT AT YOUR PATROL’s TIME. There will be no working on merit badges or Scoutmaster Conferences.
The Feast trip is upcoming. For information, click here for a schedule, here for directions, and here for a sign-up form. Here’s some generic info:
- There will not be scout cooking, except for the dutch oven cook-off
- Some merit badges have pre requisites so you can finish them at the trip
- The trip will be February 23-25
- Scouts should bring tents
This year Troop 944 has decided to go to the Mountaineer Summer Camp. Here’s some info on the trip:
What: Summer Camp!
When: July 8-14
Where: Mountaineer Scout Reservation
A deposit of $100 is due by the end of February. For more information, click here.
Our annual Feast trip is coming up. Here’s some info:
What: Scouts will start and/or finish merit badges of their choosing (there will also be two Philmont shakedown hikes)
When: February 23-25
Where: Henson Scout Camp
On January 27, Troop 944 will participate in the annual Klondike Derby.
There will be a sign up sheet at meetings.
Contact Mr. Will for more information.
What: Troop 944 will be teaching Cub Scouts in Pack 361 about Boy Scout skills
When: January 23 at 7:00 PM
Where: First Presbyterian Church
What: Scouts will help as Greeters, Ushers, Readers and Acolytes.
When: February 18th. There are two services; 8:55 AM and 11:00 AM. Scouts who earned Eagle during 2017 will be recognized at the 11:00 AM service.
Where: Bethany United Methodist Church
Also, the Church Coffee Hour will have times starting at 8:25 AM and finishing at 11:30 AM. Both Scouts and Adults are needed.
The troop has new tents to give to each patrol but first all old tents must be returned so if you have an old troop tent anywhere remember to bring it in as soon as possible.
Please come help set out luminaries on Christmas Eve supporting our Charter Organization , Bethany United Methodist Church.
Need service hours, feeling festive, love playing with fire? We’ll be lighting up the property with luminaries along the parking lot and church entrances.
When: Christmas Eve, 24 Dec at 5:45
Where: Bethany United Methodist, small Chapel back steps
How long: Less than 45 mins
What to bring: Helpful, Cheerful Scout Spirit
Additionally, we’ll be cleaning up the Luminaries Christmas Day at noon. If you’re available, we’d appreciate some help tidying up the area, disposing of the bag and candle remnants. This also should be a quick project if you could fit it into your day of family and feast.
On January 19 to January 21 of 2018 Troop 944 will be going on a Winter Sports Trip.
Here’s some info:
What: There will be skiing, snowboarding, or snow tubing.
Where: The Briary Mountain Lodge and Wisp Resort (no tents)
For more information, click here.