Annual Health and Medical Record

August 23, 2009 by  
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Annual Health and Medical Record – (Valid for 12 calendar months)
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The Boy Scouts of America recommends that all youth and adult members have annual medical evaluations by a certified and licensed health-care provider. In an effort to provide better care to those who may become ill or injured and to provide youth members and adult leaders a better understanding of their own physical capabilities, the Boy Scouts of America has established minimum standards for providing medical information prior to participating in various activities. Those standards are offered below in one three-part medical form.
Note that unit leaders must always protect the privacy of unit participants by protecting their medical information.

This new form goes into effect 1/1/10

Wilderness First Aid & CPR Clas

August 23, 2009 by  
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Hi Troop, Mrs. Hawkins passed this along, for anyone wanting some  advanced first aid training.

On Sept 19th & 20th, the Aurora Medical Team is offering a 16 hour Wilderness First Aid & CPR class in Parker from 9am until 5pm at the  building formerly known as the Parker Fire District Headquarters on  10235 Parkglenn Way. Cost is very reasonable at $75 per person. This class will satisfy the Philmont requirements.  To sign up, please go to:  http://amedteam.fredf.org/firstaid7/?new

**NOTE:  This does not sign off the First Aid Merit Badge – it only helps the scout work towards the First Aid Merit Badge.

Eagle Applications

August 15, 2009 by  
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Effective August 1, 2009, the national office will no longer accept Eagle applications prior
to the 2009 printing. The Council website has been updated to reflect this change.
http://www.denverboyscouts.org/openrosters/ViewOrgPageLink.asp?LinkKey=11251&orgkey=1699
This website may be helpful also: www.eaglescout.org

Upcoming Events

August 15, 2009 by  
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August 18th – Troop Meeting
August 22nd – Parker Family Fair (need a parent to lead this event)
August 28th – 30th – Hiking Trip to Palmer Lake, 2 miles 1 way (Mr. Johnston)

September 12th – Taste of Parker (more details soon)
September 13th – Court of Honor (potluck)
September 19th – Pre-Camporee (@ Mr. Lutz’s, lead by Mr. Buchart)
September 24th-27th – Pioneer Trails Camporee (Mr. Bender)
October – The House of Fear (more details soon)

Please note that some dates/events/assigned leaders are subject to change

Parker Town Council Flag Ceremonies

August 15, 2009 by  
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Troop 88 will be opening the Parker Town Council with the Flag Ceremony on September 14. We will need 8-10 boys in uniform Monday evening for Flags. (Time to be determined shortly).

If you are working on your Citizenship in the Community – this makes an excellent night to go, as it is a required item in the Merit Badge. (3/a Attend a city or town council or school board meeting, or a municipal; county, or state court session.)

More information on this event will follow at Troop meetings.