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We have put together this information to help you get acquainted with Troop 616. Our troop offers monthly adventures such as camping, backpacking, snowboarding, canoeing, white water rafting, cycling, fishing, rock climbing and shooting model rockets. Troop 616 also provides bi-monthly meetings filled with hands-on activities, games and planning for upcoming weekend activities. By participating in the weekend activities and Troop meetings, Scouts have fun, create lasting friendships, and learn important skills. Scouts learn skills that range from cooking at a campout, to using a compass, to learning first aid techniques. Specific skills are described in your Boy Scout Handbook. Scouts are recognized for their achievements by advancing to higher level ranks, earning merit badges, and dozens have reached the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout.

Philmont Presentation - Please Attend Scout Meeting this Tuesday!

Posted on Sep 16 2016 - 10:04am

During this Tuesday's regular scout meeting, there will be a slideshow of this past summer's Philmont trek .  It will be fun and very informational for all parents interested in what happens at Philmont.  Parents of the scouts who went this summer and parents of potential future Philmont treks should definitely see this slide show.  All past Philmont scouts , please attend.  I know some of you may have conflicts but please try to attend.  The anticipated time slot for our presentation is 7:30 to 8:00 or so.  Philmont treks are in high demand and applications are done 2 years in advance.  Our troop needs to sign up for the summer 2018 Philmont trek.  Therefore, if you are interested, we will need a headcount and non-refundable deposit of $100 per person by November 2016.  Plan and Commit!

Please pay for Road to First Class Campout BEFORE this weekend

Posted on Sep 6 2016 - 9:21pm

 

The Paypal feature is enabled for this weekend's campout. Please go to the Calendar, Attendence tab, click on the red plus sign and pay for your Scout before Friday evening.

Friends of Scouting

Posted on Aug 31 2016 - 10:57am

Scouts & Parents,  At last nights COH, Friends of Scouting presented their annual drive.  If you go to the following:

ocbsa.kintera.org/fos/troop616

Rank Requirements

Posted on Aug 30 2016 - 4:06pm

Troop 616,

With 4 months left in the year 2016, IF you are using the older books, it is in your best interests to rank up using the old requiements.  Beginning January 1, 2017 ALL scouts MUST use the new requirements.

Back From Philmont

Posted on Aug 16 2016 - 4:03pm

Crew 616 back from Philmont, a great trek. 

Skills Training Planning now at PLC day camp August 20th

Posted on Aug 9 2016 - 8:00pm

 

The Skills Training Planning session that was scheduled August 18th at Mr Darsts house has been moved to August 20th at the end of the PLC day camp

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