Our troop campout for September is Beaver Work Weekend at Strang Scout Reservation on Sept 19 & 20. We will all camp as a troop in the Camporee field (including all T3 OA members except OA officers). Arrive after 6PM on 9/19 and depart after 8PM if you are staying for dinner on 9/20. There will be a half day of service projects and a half day of coveted "free time".
If you register with Mr. Oppel by 9/17 the cost is only $5 (the troop will pay the other $10 being charged by the OA for Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner meals). Signups begin tonight.
We are updating our troop roster contact information (phone numbers and email addresses) tonight. See Matt if you are interested in filling several of our open troop positions.
$25 annual troop dues ($20 each if multiple scouts in troop) is due by Sept 17.
All scouts who contribute at least $1 to their account in the summer camp thrift fund savings program tonight will be eligible for the special $10 thrift fund drawing.
There will be a special Life Scout meeting from 7:30 to 7:45PM on Sept 17 during the troop meeting. Items to be discussed are definition of "active membership" and "leadership requirements" required for Eagle Rank, Eagle projects and special Eagle Court of Honor on May 31 at the troop's 95th anniversary celebration. Parents of Life Scouts are encouraged to attend.
Deposits and Sept. monthly payments for the Summer '09 Canyonland Adventure supertrip are now due. All people interested in this trip must have deposits in by Sept 24. Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime trip to America' s Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Zion Nat. Park, Canyonland, Bryce Canyon and Las Vegas.
Ed Strang Community Day on the Derby Green is Sunday, Sept 28. Setup is 10AM to Noon, event is Noon to 4PM, takedown is 4 to 5PM. Each patrol has selected a station to run during the day for the community and they must have at least one patrol adult present during this event. Everyone is needed to help make this a Scouting showcase event for the public.