Railroading Merit Badge – FREE

February 10, 2013 by  
Filed under Events, Merit Badge Classes

Boy Scouts
Railroading Merit Badge

The Rocky Mountain Division of the Train Collectors Association offers the opportunity for Scouts to work on and complete the requirements for the Railroading Merit Badge at our Summer and Winter holiday shows.

Scouts:

You can complete the following requirements for the Railroading Merit Badge at our shows. Requirement No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8a(3). If you have completed any of these or other requirements prior to the show, please bring your completed work or a written explanation to satisfy the requirement for review by a counselor.

  • There will be several displays throughout the show to help you complete the requirements.

  • Counselors will be on hand to review your work.

  • Current and retired railroad workers will be on hand to discuss the requirements and what you can do to be safe around railroads.

  • Wear your Scout uniform for free admission to the show.  Parents and Scout families will be admitted for a discount by showing current Scout identification.  Admission is good for both days. This offer is also extended to Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Explorer, Venture, Sea, or Air Scouts.

  • Come prepared to have fun and learn about Railroading and the fascinating world of trains both toy and prototype.

  • Bring paper and pencil to prepare your work or bring your previously completed written work to be reviewed by a counselor.

  • Go to the merit badge table next to Operation Lifesaver and Kids Korner areas to get your information package.  Your last stop will be back at the Merit Badge table to finish the paperwork

  • All gauges of toy trains will be represented from a variety of manufacturers.

  • Multiple operating displays and hand-on opportunities abound.

Come spend the day learning about Railroading, safety, and the fascinating hobby of model railroading.

The program may also satisfy some of the requirements for Cub Scouts and Girl Scout skill awards for hobbies and travel.

Have fun in Scouting!

For questions or information, please contact: RMD BSA Coordinator.

Information on the merit badge requirements is also available on the RMDTCA Website

Welding Merit Badge

January 25, 2013 by  
Filed under Merit Badge Classes

Calling All Scouts!  General Air will be hosting a Welding Merit Badge for the Denver Area several times throughout this year.  If you are interested, please use the link below to get the dates and registration information.  The cost is only $10.00 to cover materials at the class.

2013 Welding Merit Badge Schedule

2013 – Year of the Knot

January 9, 2013 by  
Filed under Articles, Events

For those of you who are up to the challenge, 2013 is Troop 88′s “Year of the Knot”.  If you would like more information on this challenge, click on the link below and good luck!

 

2013 – Year of the Knot!

Merit Badge College

January 5, 2013 by  
Filed under Events

 

 

 

  

Merit Badge College

 

Presented by

Troop 88

 

February 9, 2013

 

St. Mathews

Episcopal Church

 

Parker, CO

 

Sign-up Using This Doc!

 

 

 

 

Scoutmaster Court of Honor

December 30, 2012 by  
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Troop 88
Scoutmaster Court of Honor

Come Celebrate as
Mr. Joe Skalisky
passes the Office of Scoutmaster to
Mr. Greg Schmidt.

January 8th @ 6:30pm
(our regular meeting)

Parker Evangelical Presbyterian Church
Youth Center

9100 East Parker Road, Parker

Class A uniform
Reception to follow

Ian H. Eagle Court of Honor

November 29, 2012 by  
Filed under Court of Honor

You are cordially invited to the

Eagle Court of Honor

Celebrating

The Achievements of

 Ian H.

To be held on

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 9:00 am

at Parker Fieldhouse
18700 East Plaza Drive Parker, CO 80138

Pancake Breakfast will follow.

Please RSVP to The Hendrick Family
by December 18th, 2012

ScoutStuff.org – 12 Days o’ Deals

November 27, 2012 by  
Filed under General

Check Out the Deals… Choose Your Favorites…
Check the Boxes for Reminder Emails!

December opens with 12 sweet ScoutStuff deals! Check out the choices… hand-picked as sure favorites for any Scout on your list… and discounted (25-50%!) to stretch your holiday dollars.

There’ll be an exciting, new offer every day from December 1-12, but we’re not going to make you wait to find out what’s coming! Review the whole dynamic dozen below so you can be prepared and shop smart.

And, if you’d like to receive a Courtesy Reminder, just click here then check the boxes next to your favorite daily deals and we’ll send you a “Remind Me” email on the morning of each requested date.

Day 1: 25% Off All Backpacks & Hydration Packs (Dec. 1 only!)
Day 2: 30% Off All Science Kits, Wood Kits & Leather Kits (Dec. 2 only!)
Day 3: 25% Off All Sleeping Bags & Tents (Dec. 3 only!)
Day 4: 25% Off All Knives & Lights (Dec. 4 only!)
Day 5: 50% Off Uniform Pants When You Buy a Uniform Shirt (Dec. 5 only!)
Day 6: 30% Off Eagle Scout® Gift Collection (Dec. 6 only!)
Day 7: 30% Off Select Caps & T-Shirts (Dec. 7 only!)
Day 8: 30% Off Crew Neck Fleece Sweatshirt (Dec. 8 only!)
Day 9: 30% Off All Non-Program Books (Dec. 9 only!)
Day 10: 30% Off All Cub Scout Gifts (Dec. 10 only!)
Day 11: 30% Off All Outerwear (Dec. 11 only!)
Day 12: 50% Off All Holiday Gift Bags & Boxed Cards (Dec. 12 only!)

Plus, when you spend $75 or more, your shipping is FREE!

“12 Days of Deals” promotion runs December 1-12, with each offer valid one day only, from 12:00 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time on its assigned day. Some supplies are limited and selection will vary online and at participating national Scout Shops; discounted items available while supplies last. Exclusions in some categories may apply. Reminder emails will only be sent for offers with checked boxes indicated on link provided above. Each day’s reminder message should be received on the morning of the offer. Check our store locator for store hours, directions and phone numbers. “12 Days of Deals” offers do not apply to previous purchases; retail purchases only.

Free Shipping offer applies to each purchase of $75 or more during the “12 Days of Deals” offer valid December 1-12. Free Shipping is available within the continental U.S. only.

Webelos Open House

November 25, 2012 by  
Filed under Events, General

Come One Come All To

Troop 88’s Webelos Open House

Learn all about what we do and how we do it

You will learn

  • First Aid
  • Campout Cooking
  • Packing A Backpack
  • Knots and Lashings
  • Campouts
  • Out Door Adventures

November 27th, 2012

6:30pm

Parker Evangelical Presbyterian Church
Youth Center

Parker Christmas Parade

November 25, 2012 by  
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MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!

Troop 88 has been asked to participate in the Annual Parker Christmas Carriage Parade!

The event will be Saturday, Dec. 8 at 12 p.m. We will meet between 11:15pm – 1:45pm at corner of Mainstreet and Pine Lane (by the PACE Center).  

We’ll be carrying the banners in front of winning Horse Participants.

This is a fun event and a great honor that the town asks us each year to participate.  Please mark you calendars and plan to attend.

Call Mrs. Moncier for questions, 720-756-6872 or 720-851-8280

moc.liamgnull@reicnomrefinnej

Scribe Notes 10/2/2012

October 3, 2012 by  
Filed under Scribe Notes

Hey guys here are all the meeting minutes, including the ones from the PLC (they were the same)

Ears of Fear! The first week of haunting starts this Friday and Saturday and continues every weekend all through the month.  It is from 7 to 10pm and we are not haunting on Halloween this year.

Some patrols still need to tell Andy their Patrol Leader and Assistant Patrol Leader.

Oct. 7, Collect Coats for Colorado; there is a patch that you can earn by collecting in your neighborhood and collecting at a center for 3 hours. For more info call them at 303-872-7777 or see Derek Anderson.

PLEASE see Mrs. Law and pick up awards from the Fall Court of Honor. No troop time will be taken to hand them out.

Last minute reminder for popcorn- order forms are available and are due Oct. 13; you can get popcorn from Mrs. Hoaglin. See her for more info.

Cherry Valley at Catalina Island, $200 installment due by the 16th of October; the actual campout is July 21-27, 2013.

Mr. Edwards talked to us about First Aid.

Wreath sales are all month, additional opportunities to sell are available October 21 and 28 at PEPC. See Mrs. Jackson for order forms and their due the 30th.

We had a guest, Kenny, his dad drives the Mystery Machine.

There is no meeting on the 16th of October.

YIS,
Jack T.

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