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Announcements for 5/15

posted May 14, 2014, 8:23 PM by Troop 150 Announce
Regular meeting -- 5/15 -- THIS WEEK
  • Nominate SPL Candidates
    • see more, below
  • Last call notice for the yard sale spot reservations -- see Mrs. Smith
  • Candy Bar Money
    • Please return any outstanding money to Mrs. Smith
  • Review Camporee plans
Regular meeting -- 5/22 -- NEXT WEEK
  • SPL nominee speeches/elections/results
  • Advancements due for spring Court of Honor

    Troop Elections - Senior Patrol Leader 
    • 05/15 - Nominate SPL Candidates -- THIS THURSDAY
    • Scouts that have achieved the rank of First Class or better are eligible to become a SPL nominee
    • All scouts should seriously who has the qualities needed to be a successful leader of the troop
      • someone that you believe can be organized, 
      • can make fair/sound decisions, 
      • is dedicated, 
      • has a good work ethic 
      • and always performs for the good of the troop.
    • This is NOT a popularity contest
    • 05/22 - SPL nominee speeches/elections/results
    NJ State Trooper/NJ National Guard Camporee -- THIS WEEKEND
    • Departure
      • 5:00pm - Meet at the church
      • 5:15pm - Departing from the church -- firm departure time
      • The sooner we get to Sea Girt the better (we are competing against 8000 other scouts that are arriving at or about the same time)
    • Drivers
      • I have 6 parking passes to take 27 people including the adult towing the trailer
      • I ask those that are driving to bring high-capacity vehicles (about 5 per vehicle)
      • Once the car is parked in the field you cannot leave until Sunday morning at 10am
    • Gear
      • Class A uniforms are required and will be worn for the majority of the weekend
      • You may wear other clothing when you are within the campsite
      • Bring your rain gear/boots; the forecast is calling for an all-day soaking rain on Friday
    • Setup
      • We will set up the garage first and have folks assemble tents inside the garage before they are place around the camp site
    • Activities
      • There will be an Order of the Arrow food drive; please bring non-perishable items with you
      • We will need to follow a strict schedule this weekend
      • There will be a lot of really cool exhibits and demonstrations
      • Mr. Bludgus and Mr. Pitarresi will provide other information
    Summer Camp Information
    • Mr. O'Brien will provide key information he gathered from his visit to Ockanickon
    • 05/29 - Merit Badge Selections
    • 06/08 - BSA Swim Test at the YMCA in Freehold
    • 06/30 - BSA Medical Forms are due (A, B, C form)
    • Please make sure you are up to date;  Mrs. Chan can let you know what you owe