Upcoming activities

Hey Troop 4! We have a full calendar in January. There is no meeting December 31. Please be safe in your New Year’s Eve celebrations. 

Saturday, January 5th

10am – 2pm…Scout Haus.  Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST) for any who missed our first session just before Christmas. Sign up.

4pm…Mike Bomar’s Eagle Court of Honor in Morrison Hall. A great chance to see scouting’s highest rank awarded. This is an inspiring event. Please attend and follow in Mike’s footsteps. RSVP here.

Monday, January 7th

Regular Troop meetings resume at 7:15pm. Leaders arrive at 7pm.

Tuesday, January 15

7:30pm…Troop Committee and ASM meeting in ScoutHaus. All adult leaders are encouraged to attend.

Saturday, January 12

8am…Charles Aker’s Eagle Project. Details and sign up at January 7th Monday meeting.

Saturday to Sunday, January 19 – 20

Bike Backpack Trip. Sign up now to indicate interest. Details are still being planned.

Friday to Sunday, January 25 – 27

5pm…Leave for Henninger Flats – Easy backpack and Merit badge opportunity. Sign up.

Saturday to Sunday, February 2 – 3

8am…Trask Base Camp  – Trail to first class and other advancement opportunities. Sign up.

Camp Trask Trail to First Class – Feb 2 and 3, 2018

This camp is for newer scouts needing to work on 2nd and 1st class sign offs Contact Mr. Judson Taylor for details.  Sign up here.  The boys will be working on the following.

Second Class

1a.  Overnight camping/troop activity

1b.  Leave no trace

1c.  Select patrol campsite

2b and c Fire building (virtual – can’t light ‘em at present L )

2d. Base camp and backpack stove

2e.  Cooking per USDA “Myplate”

2f and g. Bowline and sheet bend 

4. Animal and plant identification

6a thru e. First aid

First Class

1a.  Overnight camping/troop activity

2a.  Cooking per USDA “Myplate” + cooking safety and technique 2b – 2e.

3a – 3d Knots and lashings.

5a Native plants and animals

5b – d Weather

7a – f First aid and emergency actions

Also available at an additional cost: archery, slingshots, bouldering wall