11/2/10 Scribe Notes

November 6, 2010 by  
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November 9th Committee meeting – no troop meeting
November 16th – regular troop meeting
November 19th – Cody S. Eagle Project – Sheridan High School
November 20th – Order of Arrow Leadership Training for OA members only; to be held at Sierra Middle School 8-4:30 $5
November 23rd – regular troop meeting
November 26th – Lions Club is serving chili for Xmas tree lightiing at O’Brien Park
November 30th Fun Night – Brunswick Zone
December 2nd – OA meeting
December 3rd & 4th – JLT
December 7th – PLC meeting 6:00 – troop meeting 6:30
Mr. Yost has membership cards for some of the new scouts; if you have not picked those up, please see Mr. Yost – they are good for discounts at the Scout Hut
Mrs. Schulhoff needs volunteers for a family in need
MBC coming up – located in Westminster – check web site
Priestus Eagle Project at Rosy Ranch – building a play fort

Cody S., Troop 88 Scribe

Photos!

September 6, 2010 by  
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Do you take pictures at our scouting events? Then we need you! We have a place to upload photos that are then feed to our Troop 88 website. It’s simple and easy to use. Please contact Susan at moc.tteggabnasusnull@nasus for details on how to access our photo library!

University of Scouting

September 6, 2010 by  
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Download the details for the University of Scouting:

October 23rd, 2010
7:30am – 4:00pm – Thomas Jefferson HS – Denver, CO

Great for Scouting leaders, Venturing Leaders and Commissioners!

Medical Forms

September 6, 2010 by  
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The Palmer Lake Backpack trip is fast approaching and I need a little information from all of you going.

1st – I need a current Class 1 Medical Form for all participants. This is the one with ONLY a parent’s signature. I need this for both Scouts and Adults.

NOTE: I am trying to locate the Medical Forms book so we do not need to keep asking again for each activity. If anyone knows where the book is I would appreciate a call.

2nd – For adults I need to complete a Trip Request form with the Boy Scouts so we can be covered by the BSA insurance on our trip. This means I need the Name and Driver’s License number, Auto Insurance Company and parameters of coverage: 90k, 300k, 100k Etc….

If you are uncomfortable sending me this info via email please give me a call this weekend. I need to have enough information to show we have enough cars to transport all the kids safely.

Thanks – Brad Johnston

Troop 88’s Court of Honor

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September 19th, 2010
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Located at Mr. Lutz’s House
12331 N. 4th Street, Parker CO. 303.840-2547
Full Dress Uniform
Bring: Chairs, Silverware, Plates & Cups, Napkins and Beverage
(Small tables if you have them), Camera and Sun Screen
Lemonade and Water will be served.

Food: Hots Dogs, Burgers & BBQ Chicken provided
Please bring the following:
Last Name:
A–G Bring Side Dishes to serve
H-M Bring salads to serve 8
N-Z Bring desserts to serve 8

Afternoon Agenda: 12:00 Set -Up
1:00 Food Service
2:30 – Ceremony Begins – Flag Ceremony – Court of Honor – Flag Retirement – Closing
4:00 Clean-Up

Boy Scout Days With DU Announced!

August 18, 2010 by  
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Colorado Boy Scouts
The University of Denver and the Denver Area Council Boy Scouts of America have once again decided to host scouting events at a DU men’s basketball and men’s hockey game this coming year.  Tickets are discounted to both events for Colorado Scouts, see below for more details.

Color guard and other flag ceremonies are available to all DU sporting events on a first come first serve basis and DU group tickets start as low as $3 per ticket for certain sports. 

Please call or email for more details and thanks for continuing the scouting tradition at DU!

Boy Scout Basketball Day on 12/4/10

-$8 discounted ticket(normally $11)

-Possibly Denver’s largest pinewood derby race

-Free t-shirt for all scouts in uniform

-Boy scouts patch for all scouts in uniform

-Over 700 scouts, friends and family participated last year

Boy Scout Hockey Night on 1/22/11

-$15 discounted ticket(normally $18)

-Pregame meet and greet speech with Head Hockey Coach George Gwozdecky

-Boy scouts patch for all scouts in uniform

-Over 600 scouts, friends and family participated last year 

Please contact:

Taps

August 17, 2010 by  
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This is Michael B., of Troop 88, he is playing Taps at Dr. Rosnik’s funeral. Dr Rosnik brought Boy Scouts to Parker way back when and was the founding father of Troop 16. He was remembered for his Bugle. Dr Rosnik was a Silver Beaver recipient.

Volunteer for Adventure Base 100!!!!

August 11, 2010 by  
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Hey Troop 88, Adventure Base 100 will be in Denver at the Taste of Colorado September 3rd – 6th, 2010!!!!!!

Millions of people will be able to witness and experience Scouting like never before! Created specifically for the 100th Anniversary, Adventure Base 100 will tour the country to give people an exciting, hands-on view of the history and future of the Boy Scouts of America.

If you would like to volunteer to assist at Adventure Base 100, sign up now!

Go to the following link & sign up:

http://www.denverboyscouts.org/openrosters/ViewOrgPageLink.asp?LinkKey=32525&orgkey=1703

“Dirty Jobs” – Mike Rowe – Website! Check it Out!

August 11, 2010 by  
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Go to: http://www.mikeroweworks.com/scrap-yard/scouting/

Did you know that “Dirty Jobs” Mike Rowe is an Eagle Scout?

Check out his website!

Pike’s Peak Merit Badges – Historical Badges Offered

August 11, 2010 by  
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Pike’s Peak Merit Badge College (in Colorado Springs) is offering 75 Merit Badges including the Historical Merit Badges. Registration is OPEN!

Go to: http://meritbadge.info/mbn/default.aspx

When you go into the registration go down until you find “Troop 53” merit badge college for Nov. 13th. You will need to set up a user name and password for the site. There is also a  short “Bonus” session between 4pm – 6pm.

They give you a week to mail your check to the listed address, otherwise they remove you from the registration. Follow the payment instructions on the site.

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