ILST Training (Youth Scout Leaders)

Posted on Dec 7 2018 - 3:49pm

Saturday, December 15th we will be holding ILST Training for all youth leaders - all positions - SPL, Quartermaster, Web, you name it!  Also anyone interested in a leadership position at the time of our next elections in February should also attend.

Training will take place 9 AM to Noon - in our usual rooms. Contact Ms. Peggy for additional details.

Winter MB Camp @ PMLC (Jan 4th and Jan 5th)

Posted on Dec 2 2018 - 7:35pm

The Scouts have spoken - January 4th and 5th are the chosen dates.  We're start at 8 AM on Friday and conclude by 5 PM on Saturday, with an overnight campout and merit badge classes during the day.  Detailed schedule to follow.

Most Important:  Register Today and chose your top 4 MB Preferences from the list below (or write in another MB and we'll see if there's enough interest to offer that MB (and it's possible - swimming will not be an option, sorry!).

Eagle MBs: Cooking; Communications; Citizenship in the Community

Non-Eagle MBs:  Signs, Signals, and Codes; Electricity & Electronics (2 MB / 1 Class); Radio; Photography, Moviemaking; Music; Sculpture; Painting; (Add-On) Safety & Fire Safety (2 MB / 1 Class)

Rohan P's Eagle Project (12/8)

Posted on Nov 29 2018 - 10:19pm
Rohan's Eagle Project is coming up soon.  This is a great opportunity to help out a local food pantry. Details below.
Location- The Storehouse of Collin County, 1401 Mira Vista Blvd, Plano, TX 75093. Room 137.
Date & Time- December 8th, 2018 from 12:00PM-4:00PM (This is how long the room is booked for, but we may get done earlier)
Description- We will be building a podium for a food pantry in Plano. They will use this for client-intake and paperwork. The wood is pre-painted, so we just need to assemble the entire thing. Pizza and cookies will be provided and we will be working indoors. Nobody will need to bring anything, we have all parts, tools, and materials purchased and ready to go. Just show up with closed-toed shoes!

Luke B. Eagle Project (Moved to January)

Posted on Nov 26 2018 - 11:02am
Due to heavy October rains, Connemara Meadow has asked us to move this project to January; date to be finalized in the next couple weeks.
RSVP on our Website so we know who will be attending
From Luke:  My project will be at the Connemara Meadow Nature Preserve (Allen, TX) on Saturday, December 15th. People working will need to be there at 9AM and should be done by 5PM. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. 
My project will be erosion control alongside Rowlett Creek. We'll be cutting down small trees and brush, making bundles out of them, then staking them alongside the river bank. 
Wear old clothes, boots, and work gloves. If possible, please bring safety goggles, and a hand saw. 
The entrance is opposite the intersection between Old Alma road and Alma. Alternate parking and entrance can be through Suncreek Park.
Please let me know if you have any questions.

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on Nov 21 2018 - 11:25am

We are so thankful for all our adult leaders and our Scout families - for everything you do for all of us.  Enjoy this time with your family.  There will not be a Troop meeting this Sunday, instead we will see you on December 2nd!

Please note - we have several annoucements worth reading!   Winter Camp, High Adventure 2020, Eagle Projects, and Recharter!

High Adventure 2020

Posted on Nov 20 2018 - 4:50pm

High Adventure trips are the pinnacle of the Scouting experience.

Crews forming now for the summer of 2020.  Troop 416 will be having crews go to Florida Sea Base (scuba, sailing, or island adventure - to be picked) and Philmont Scout Ranch (backpacking).

Crew sizes are limited - so RSVP today. 

The dates on the calendar are approximate - we'll get our actual dates in the next few months.