Troop 3 Super Trip to Florida National High Adventure Sea Base
the Sea Exploring Program we will serve as the crew aboard a 100 ft
two-masted schooner, where we will sail, swim, snorkel, and fish among
the most beautiful coral reefs in the northern hemisphere. More
information can be found here: http://www.bsaseabase.org
Location: The Sea Base is on Lower Matecumbe Key , located 75 miles south of Miami Dates: Aug 16-24, 2008 Costs: Approx. $1,200 (includes airfare, meals, transportation, lodging and sailing program).
of $100 will secure your spot (can use funds in your troop account).
The ship is limited to 15 scouts and 5 adults. Monthly payments of
$100 from Sept '07 to July '08, offset by any fundraising beginning
with the Summer Concerts. Deposit can be mailed to: BSA Troop 3, PO Box
8, Derby, CT 06418 Requirements: MUST be 14 by Sept 1, 2008 (no
exceptions can be made to this BSA policy). Must be at least 1st Class
Rank. Must attend 1 week at Ed Strang Scout Reservation in 2008. Must
pass the swimmer's test. Must be a scout in good standing with
Twenty-three photo albums from the year 2005 have been added to the Photo Albums section.
Winter Camp 2006 will take place on February 17th-February 20th at Edmund D. Strang Scout Reservation. The event is limited to the first 23 youth members who register with full fees paid. Registered Boy Scouts and Venture Crew Members must be 12 years of age at the time of the event and First Class Rank. Click here to view the brochure (.pdf)
The 82nd Annual Scout Gang Show will take place on May 12 & 13, 2006 in the Fellowship Hall of Derby Methodist Church. It is the longest show of its kind and has received national publicity. The theme for this year's show is "The times They Are A Changing" and will feature songs from the 1960s. To download the 2006 Gang Show Booster letter, click here (.doc)
Two Troop 3 Scouts will
be selected to be Scouting Ambassadors to Peterborough, England and
two for Limerick, Ireland. They will speak to the public during
and after the event and will participate in sightseeing, Scouting activities
and camping events.
be 14 years old and not yet 18 by July 1, 2006, attend 1 week of Summer
Camp at Strang Scout Reservation, obtain a valid passport, be available
July 16 through Aug 13, and obtain approval from parents and Scoutmaster