2012 Hessel International Jamboree

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Need another adult hiker for Sunday’s 10 mile hike

Eugene Branigan needs another adult hiker for Sunday Oct 22, 6:00 am hike, otherwise it will have to be cancelled. They will be hiking 10 miles, meet at Family Fare 6:00 am to leave for destination.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Tonight’s Meeting!

Reminder that popcorn order sheets and money are due at tonight's meeting! 

Bring your scout book and any merit badge worksheets that are completed. Rank advancements and merit badges are due tonight!

Cyber Chip presentation tonight also!

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Fall Court of Honor 2017

Sunday, Oct 22, at 4:00 pm is our Fall Court of Honor.  Please arrive between 3-4pm to help set up.  We may need to borrow tables.  Food will be served first and the ceremony to follow after. 

I made an online potluck signup.  Let's try it out and see if it is helpful or not.  Any comments are welcome. 

Any scout working on the Communications merit badge?  I still need a scout to do the program and that is a requirement of the communications merit badge.

10 Mike hike Oct 22 6 am depart time

Hike, hike, hike! There is a 10 mile hike scheduled for October 22 scheduled to depart at 6:00 am from the Family Fare parking lot. If you are doing the Hiking merit badge this is s great time to get a hike in! See Leader Eugene Branigan for details. 

After the hike meet at Bagley for our Court of Honor dinner and program beginning at 4pm. 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Camporee this weekend! Meet at Jeremy Savoie's home to load up troop trailer.

Blastoff Camporee at Flywheelers this weekend! We are meeting at Leader Jeremy Savoie's home at 550 Alexander road in Vanderbilt at 5:30 pm on Friday. Eat a light dinner before you arrive. They will serve pork at 8:30 pm. 
Pack for a cool, rainy weekend. Bring extra shoes and socks in case yours get wet. Bring your scout book to get rank requirements signed off. Don't forget sleeping bag, knit hat for sleeping, medicine if you take it, water bottle and other Boy Scout essentials. 

One more time: We are meeting at Leader Jeremy Savoie's home at 550 Alexander road in Vanderbilt at 5:30pm on Friday and loading up the troop trailer there. Do not be late!

Merit badge tech day at Delta College!

Leader Mr. Eugene Branigan is planning on taking his scout to a merit badge tech day. This is a great way to earn merit badges and  it's fun too! He's offered to carpool with others who may want to go and is looking for another parent to attend with him. Check this link out and see what merit badges your scout may want to earn! 

Several scouts need swimming rank requirements. You can complete those here!Scouts can complete Second Class and First Class Swimming requirements -$5 additional fee required.

Sunday, October 08, 2017

The second annual campoween will be held at 5175 Parmater Rd Gaylord MI 49735 on Oct 29 at 5pm.

Bring your best costume and a tent or car. Think of this as a campground trunk or treat. There will be prizes for the best costume, best tent or car decoration, and best traditional halloween goodies. Also there will be a prize for the best original spooky Boy Scout story.

There will be hot apple cider and fresh doughnuts. A roaring fire and good friends

If you have corn hole or ladder golf please bring them or let me know. 

The Hauswirth's 

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Service time tomorrow before scout meeting!

Don't forget! A service time opportunity at Bill Marsh Ford Gaylord tomorrow. 5-7pm wear your class A and assist in clearing tables. You will get an opportunity to eat before the scout meeting at 7pm. Please come and give your time! 

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thank you Jeremy Savoie for standing in for the Scoutmaster at the scout meeting while she had an obligation to attend to.
Our Court of Honor is Sunday, Oct 22 at 4:00 pm at Bagley Hall. Any merit badges or ranks that scouts want to be awarded must be completed and information given to our Advancement Chair Wanda Philippy by October 18. She must have time to enter data, order awards and prepare them for the Court of Honor.

The Court of Honor will be a dinner followed by awards. The potluck sign up will be created shortly.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Popcorn news!

Popcorn orders due October 18th!

Weather is going to be nice this Saturday and Sunday, Sept 23-24. Would anyone be interested in selling at a popcorn table Saturday at Monte's car wash? I'm thinking start at 9 til 5. If there is plenty of interest we could also do one Sunday from 11 til 3. Please comment below or contact Tabitha or Scoutmaster if you are interested.

Another camping opportunity Troop1, are you interested? Blast into Fall at the Flywheelers

Another camping opportunity Troop1, are you interested? We need to decide soon if you'd like to attend.

Blast into Fall!

Friday, October 13 to Sunday, October 15, 2017
Northern Michigan Antique Flywheelers,US 131, Boyne Falls, Mi
$15 plus food and mileage cost.

* Super Boy Scout and Webelos camping at Flywheelers show ground
* Pig Roast Crackerbarrel welcoming districts 1st year and AOL Scouts and their leaders
* Face to Face recruiting for youth and adults
* Scout Show for our Cub Families during their Blast In To Scouting day event
* The ultimate Dutch Oven dessert challenge day event
* Troop Gateway Challenge
* Saturday night Dutch Oven "Mystery Ingredients Cook Off"
* Camp Gadget Patrol Challenge
* Coast Guard SeaHawk Helcopter visit from the USCG Air Station Traverse City (Hurricane support permitting)
* Blast Camp collectors patch

What to bring:

Webelos Blast into Fall participants will be staying in Troop campsites at the Flywheelers camping grounds. Plan to arrive after 3:00pm and before 8:00pm to set your unit site up. The Blast Crackerbarrel will begin at 9:00pm Friday night. Please bring a dish to pass for the Crackerbarrel. We will provide a Pig Roast main dish. All other meals with the exception of Saturdays lunch ( Scout deep fried Pizza ) will be the responsibility of each participating unit with their Scouts. Scouts will be responsible for bringing their own mess kit, serving wear and utensils will not be
provided. Scout uniform should be worn at all times (exception activity shirts during the Blast Saturday day and evening challenges) rain and cooler weather gear (hat and gloves and cooking gloves)should be added to participants personal gear. Phone device camera (for selfies during the camporee is encouraged) Toiletries (tooth brush/paste, soap, deodorant, sun screen...), towel/wash cloth, medications and spending
money for vendors being invited to event.

Blast Challenge Items to Be Brought By Each Unit:

*Dutch Ovens, charcoal or wood heat source
*Troop Gateway Material (Natural wood only)
*Camp Gadget Material for creating Table, Tripod, Cooking Aid
etc..(also natural wood only)
*Lashing twine or rope

BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) will also be avaibale at this location.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Committee meeting tonight!

Second Reminder for committee meeting tonight! 

Committee meeting Sunday, Sept 10 
6:00 Boy scouts in leadership positions
7:00 parent/leader meeting.  

We had a lot to cover last time we met, but we try to keep our committee meeting to 1 1/2 hrs. (7-8:30pm)