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In-Person Patrol Rotations

Posted on Nov 9 2020 - 7:58pm

The PLC has decided that the following in-person patrol rotations will be set going forward:

  • Monday 9 November: Green Bar, Pinguino, and Swedish Fish Patrols
  • Monday 16 November: Trumple, Nuclear Potato, and USSR Patrols

This schedule will continue to rotate going forward.  The weekly meetings have been updated accordingly.

Troop High Adventure Hike (1st Class or Higher ONLY)

Posted on Nov 5 2020 - 2:59am

The scouts have decided that the November High Adventure campout will be a backpacking trek along part of the Appalachian Trail.  This is open to scouts ranked First Class and above.  You can find additional details on the signup page here.  Note that scouts should consider if they have the proper gear and training for this trek; if you have any questions reach out to Mr. Herrmann or Mr. Sherman to discuss.  Please note that we need scouts to sign up by next week to support planning this trek.

Winter Camp at Camp Lanoche

Posted on Nov 5 2020 - 2:42am

We have discussed the upcoming Winter Camp during our recent meetings, and it's not too late to sign up!  You can read about the camp on our signup page here.  For questions, or to signup and join us for Winter Camp, contact William Herrmann at williambsa@infinitedomain.com .  As soon as you are added to our registration you will be able to directly pay the camp fees to Camp Lanoche and sign up for your merit badges.

Annual Recharter Program Fees and Dues

Posted on Nov 5 2020 - 2:32am
As previously announced by email on September 25, scouts and registered adult volunteers are asked to pay the applicable recharter Program Fee and Troop 617 Annual Dues no later than November 9th.  This will allow the Troop Treasurer (Cheryl Hill) and Troop Recharter Coordinator (Dai Jones) enough time to process the payments and the recharter records.

Medical Forms - Action Required!

Posted on Nov 5 2020 - 2:31am

Effective January 1, 2021, ALL scouts and scouters are required to use the updated version of the Medical Form.  If your most recent medical form submission was not on the new form (the 2019 printing with sections A, B1, B2, and C) , please complete and submit a new one to Jackie Lopina as soon as possible.  Also, please note that you cannot attach additional pages; you must complete the form sections as shown - this includes the immunization section.  You can find the new form on our web site here.

Troop Trunk

Posted on May 30 2019 - 9:10pm

Please don't forget to bring your slightly used scout uniform and/or camping items for donation to the Troop Trunk.  See Mrs. Sehl-Ossi or Mr. Jones for donations and/or to review what is currently in the Trunk.

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