Sunday Meeting Agenda

Posted on Mar 26 2015 - 7:59am

The regular meeting this Sunday (1:15 - 3:00) will focus on:

1. Scout Skills Camp Planning (Skills covered, equipment needed, agenda, teaching plan, menus).  This is the last meeting before the camp on April 10th.

2. Cooking MB (2:00-3:00)

3. Other Rank & MB work/ game

AFTER the regular meeting from 3:00-4:15, the Philmont Crew will have an important session to select their trek and continue Shakedown planning. 

Camp Card Booth Sign-Up

Posted on Mar 26 2015 - 7:53am

For those interested in raising additional funds for your scout account, camp card sales are underway.  See the attached link for booth signups - we have a booth this Saturday that is still open.

To sign up, go to:

50 Miler - Optional Service Project This Saturday

Posted on Mar 26 2015 - 7:50am

This is ONLY for scouts needing their 10 hours of community service to complete their 50 Miler patch from Colorado backpacking, Eleven Point River Missouri Kakaking, or 2015 Philmont Crew.  This is not a required event.

We are going to meet at a Plano Park and pick up trash - see event for details. Please come prepared with water, lunch, bug spray, sunscreen, gloves and closed toed shoes.

Parents will need to sign a release the day of the pickup.  mbc@troop416.us

Black Mulch Available

Posted on Mar 26 2015 - 7:45am

Thank you for a very successful Mulch fundraiser this year! Nearly all active members participated and everyone present gave a great effort and worked together to get the job done and have some fun.


We ordered a small amount of black mulch this year and still have about 150 bags available some available. If you have anyone interested, orders should be sent by email to: mulch.orders@troop416.us with the following information:

-Scout Name
-Customer Name
-Number of bags and type of mulch
-Date when bags will be picked up

Mulch Delivery Details - Rain or Shine!

Posted on Mar 19 2015 - 10:37pm

All scouts and families are required to attend this important Troop fundraiser.  Mr. Murfee is looking forward to seeing everyone and chatting with families! Any scout not participating is required to contact Mr Murfee.

  • Arrive Sat 3/21 at 8AM and expect to stay until finished - usually between 4-6PM
  • Bring water bottle, gloves and sunscreen (or rain gear as needed). Adults should bring a camp chair.
  • Lunch will be provided
  • Adults are needed as navigators, traffic directors, mulch counters, loading less than pallet loads, and general help in the lot with pick-up orders, lunch, etc.
  • Scouts will load and unload mulch. Pallet quantities will be loaded with a forklift.
  • FRIDAY Scouts should call their pick-up order customers to remind them to pick up prior to 1:00 on Saturday

Sunday 3/22 Meeting

Posted on Mar 19 2015 - 10:34pm

Reminders for Sunday 3/22 as we recover from mulch deliveries:

  • Sign-up for April scout skills camp online. We will have fun at Stone Ranch teaching and learning scout skills, enjoying lots of free time (fishing,archery etc.) and older scouts can participate in rifle shooting and hammock camping!
  • Older scouts will work with new Webelo crossover scouts on the Scout rank
  • Plan activities for Scout Skills camp
  • Leadership roles (ex SPL and Patrol leaders) will be finalized.
  • Current Cooking merit badge scouts will meet from 2:30-3:00
  • Regular meeting dismisses at 3:00
  • Philmont Crew will stay to plan their next shakedown from 3:00-4:00