Troop 304 Updates
THANK YOU to all the
Scouts and families who helped clean and store our gear.
Through your great response we finished in half the time.
With almost 40 in attendance we cleaned, checked, and stored
all our gear in our new trailer. We are set for our
December Camping Trip. Thanks for serving your Troop.
GREAT NEWS – We have been
accepted to for the West Point Camporee. This weekend
will likely require an early Friday morning departure
through a late Sunday night, May 2-4. More details to
come but mark your calendar.
· Advancement Weekend
– We have our
last camping trip of 2013 planned for December 7-8.
Our good friends the West’s and the Harrison’s are
welcoming us back to their mountain lake home in North
Georgia. This is
the same site as our March advancement weekend although we
will be camping in the horse barn (no horses or horse
will protect us from the cold, wind, or poor weather - so
the trip is a go.
In preparation for Advancement Weekend, plan on the
If you are not yet first class – plan on attending.
RSVP on the website as soon as possible.
receive credit for leadership you also need to attend to
help with the instruction.
should call our Senior Patrol Leader Max M. to sign up for
their responsibility – see attached file for instructors.
schedule, and directions are attached as well.
Meeting – Our next meeting will be
Monday December 2nd.
We will complete the final planning for Advancement
instructors and First Class candidates are encouraged to
January 2014 Trip
- We are still trying to find an economical solution to the
January SeaBase trip. We will be sending out a short
survey soon to get parent feedback.
Summer Camp 2014
- As discussed during the Court of Honor, we will change our
Summer Camp dates to July 27 to August 1. Please plan
Volunteers -The troop is
looking for a few good parents to help with communications
and recordkeeping. If you know or would like to learn
how to manage the troop website and email system - we need
your help. If you have any basic technical skills then
the rest can be easily taught. Please let me know if
you can help the troop in the next year or so. We also
need parents to assist with the advancement system.
Your help is greatly appreciated.
Genealogy Merit Badge
Anyone interested in Genealogy merit
badge, please contact Assistant Scoutmaster,
Mr. Sam Bell. The merit badge is
being offered November 9h.
Mr. Sam Bell for
Atlanta Winter Camping Event
- Assistant Scoutmaster Mr. Bell is offering to organize a
trip to Atlanta's Winter Camp December 27-31. The
programs offers fun, fellowship, and plenty of merit badge
opportunities. If you need to catch up on a few merit
badges in your off season - this may be the chance.
Contact Mr. Bell directly to RSVP.
You can learn more about this by clicking here.
- Click on the link (Scout
to the left and sign up to review your Advancement records
online. You should have received an email with
specific instructions on this process. Email
Mr. Reynolds if you
need the instructions on how to register.
Troop Eagle Scout Checklist
Life Scouts and Eagle Candidates should
download and review the newly developed Troop Eagle
checklist. Whether you are planning your Eagle Project
or your ceremony, you will find this list helpful.
Click here to
download or see the Resources Tab.