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2/7 Court of Honor & Mulch $ Turn-In in Rooms 27/28 South Side

Posted on Feb 6 2016 - 1:06pm

The Feb COH and Mulch $ Turn-In will be in the south side rooms. All scouts and parents should attend to celebrate and support the achievements of their 32 fellow scouts who earned a MB or rank since the last COH! In addition to MBs and Ranks, we will show pictures from Winter Camp and Crater of Diamonds, and hope to have a brief Friends of Scouting presentation.  The COH should will early - parents plesae make sure to pick-up early.  PLEASE BRING MULCH $ THAT YOU HAVE COLLECTED!!

Daniel W. Eagle Project - LAST CALL!! Donate items for orphans in Haiti

Posted on Feb 6 2016 - 1:06pm

Hey guys, I'm Daniel W. a life scout, and Sunday 2/7 is your last chance to donate new/used school supplies, sports equipment, and toiletries (new only) for a village of orphans in Haiti that my church supports. There will be a box will be in the lobby of PMLC for you to donate any extra equipment you may have. A list of specifics is below:

Sports balls (volleyballs, soccer balls, etc.)
Baseball bats and gloves (kids' size)
Notebooks, pencils, pens, markers, pencil bags, crayons
Toothbrushes
Toothpaste
Lip balm
Stuffed animals (small)
 
On February 13th, after Scouting For Food I will also need 4 or 5 scouts to help organize and pack up the equipment and/or buy new items with financial donations. If you're interested, a sign-up here http://troop416.us/node/2313.
 
I hope you can assist in this project and help both the orphans in Haiti and my Eagle project.  

Scouting for Food 2/13 - Wear Uniform Shirts

Posted on Feb 6 2016 - 1:06pm

Troop 416 will canvas neighborhhods for food on 2/13.  We will gather at 10AM with DONUTS to divide up and collect food door to door.  We have posted the food drive on two major neighborhood Facebook pages to alert homeowners to expect us.  We will collect from 10-1, then a smaller group will be needed to take the food collected to Emanuel Lutheran food bank downtown.  If you can stay for the afternoon delivery, please indicate in your registration comments. There is a Patrol competition with individual choices of Steam or Game Stop gift cards - patrols should counts items collected by each patrol.

All scouts are expected to participate in this important community service project!  It does count for scout ranks and school related service hours, but better yet, you get to serve other people who need your help!

Sign-up for Group Dynamix Lock-in 2/19

Posted on Feb 6 2016 - 1:05pm

We have reserved group dynamix for a 12 hour lock-in from 9pm Friday Feb 19th to 9am Saturday Feb 20th. The cost is $45 per person for the event.

  • Parents must drop-off and pick-up promptly by 9AM so the leaders can get some sleep! Location is 1215 Trend Drive, Carrollton, TX 75006
  • The boys will have access to all the activites at GDX: glow in the dark dodge ball, climbing wall, bow and arrow tag, etc.
  • Parents will need to sign the agreement form with GDX for the event that will be the scouts ticket to the event. Parents must print the attached form at home and bring it signed when you drop off at Group Dynamix Saturday night.

Crew 416 "TOP SHOT!"

Posted on Feb 6 2016 - 1:05pm

We strongly encourage our Scouts to attend the Group Dynamics event on February 19th.  However, in the event that you are at least 14 years old and have already attended the Group Dynamics event one or more times..... You are invited to accompany Crew 416 to their "TOP SHOT" campout and competition.  

You do not need to be a member of the Crew to camp and participate in this event.

There will be a lot of safety instructions, but you will be allowed to compete in High power rifle, black powder rifle, pistols, compound bow archery and even slingshots & throwing knives....all the things you wanted to do at summer camp but weren’t allowed. 

Check out the video!

http://www.lastfrontiercouncil.org/?home&action=view_news&news_id=219

You may sign up and get additional info on the troop calendar.

Personal Fitness Merit Badge

Posted on Jan 30 2016 - 4:52pm

If you are currently working on your Personal Fitness merit badge we will be checking the Fitness Measurements to see how your have progressed since the start of your 12 week personal fitness plan.   We will check sit-ups, push-ups, flexiblity test, and the body composition measurements at the meeting.

Please bring your records for your current 12 week fitness progress so we can review that everyone is on track with their fitness plan.   If time permits we will also be reviewing requirements 4, and 5 for the Personal Fitness merit badge

Thank, Mr Schlotman