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Announcements from 4/12

posted Apr 15, 2012, 1:07 PM by Dan Harasty   [ updated Apr 19, 2012, 6:31 PM by Troop 150 Announce ]
  • Rank Advancements this week:
    • James Adamo - Scout
    • If you've completed your requirements for rank, then at the BEGINNING of the Troop Meeting:
      • Arrange your Scoutmaster conference with Mr Bludgus or one of the Assistant Scoutmasters
  • Easter Candy Fundraiser
    • Top sellers were announced:
      • Marc Anthony DeMeno $177 
      • Sean Guinan $164
      • Jordan Waldman $138
    • Top prizes included: a 100-foot private yacht, a personal helicopter, and a chocolate bunny
  • Upcoming meetings:
    • Thu, Apr 19 -- Regular Troop Meeting
      • Class B uniform (our red T-shirts) should be in
      • Summer camp: last day for older scouts to submit payment and receive regular rate.
        • See 2012 camp fee schedule posted here.
        • New scout have until 5/24, and can pay the discounted rate through then
    • Apr 20-22 -- Camping at Great Adventure Camporee
      • Meet at church Friday at 5pm
      • Bring a "sack dinner" for Friday night
      • Bring money to buy your lunch on Saturday
        • Correction:
        • You may want to bring a small amount of spending money
        • However lunch will be provided as part of the cost of the trip
      • Season pass holders: try to pick up your Season Passes before the trip.  At Friday dropoff: provide Season Pass or proof of purchase to one of the adult leaders going on the trip.
      • Will divide in to groups by the kind of rides you want to ride the most
    • Swim test -- T.B.A.
      • The May camping trip (river rafting) and summer camp both require the BSA swim test to be passed. 
      • We will be trying to schedule this as a Troop at a local YMCA.
      • It may be on a weekday night; but it is important for the scouts to get this done.
    • Apr 28 & 29 -- Andy's Eagle project
      • See below.
  • Andy Mayer's Eagle Scout project
    • Project: adding planter boxes and planting bushes to beautify the front of  Barkalow Middle School
    • April 28 and 29 -- 9am to about 1pm (or until done)
      • at Barkalow Middle School [498 Stillwells Corner Rd -- map]
      • please bring: shovels, spades, rakes, pitchforks, pick axes, wheelbarrows, & brooms
      • wear: Class B (or other red T-shirt), hat, sunscreen
    • Contact Andy at 732-866-3915 for more info
    • Download flier: flier
  • Merit Badge Counselors
    • Are you currently a Merit Badge counselor?  
      • If you last filled out a form more than a year ago, you may need to "re-up" your application.  
      • Please fill this out, and talk to Doug Griswold.
    • Would you like to be an Merit Badge counselor?  

Troop 150 Announce,
Apr 15, 2012, 1:31 PM