Monthly Archives: February 2012

Troop Meeting Friday February 24, 2012

We are continuing to work on Map and Compass skills read Navigation Chapter in The Boy Scout Handbook Pg. 346 -375 

Please bring the following to the meeting (Patrol Points).

[  ] Boy Scout Handbook

[  ] Compass

[  ] Measurements sheet (completed)  (Blank Copy)

Uniform standards are relaxed this week: Class B Uniform (Troop T-shirt or Sweatshirt or Fleece) and uniform pants, socks, and belt.

Troop Meeting Friday February 17, 2012

Bring a compass to the meeting- we will be working on map and compass skills so
be sure to review map and compass in your handbook before and also to bring
your handbook to the meeting.

Scouts should be dressed in Class A Uniform and “Be Prepared” for an inspection.

The Knot of the Month is the Sheet Bend. The “Know Knot Challenge” will be held
for anyone who is ready! The password is “Topographic”.

February 10, 11, & 12, 2011: Winter Blast- Ten Mile River Scout Camp

The Troop will be Cabin Camping at Ten Mile River Scout Reservation, Narrowsburg, NY, for the “Winter Blast” weekend. We will depart from the Troop shed on Friday afternoon (02/10) meet there at 4:30 PM.

You must bring your own Cup to drink out of.

Scouts should pack for this trip using a soft duffle or gym bag rather than backpacks to save on space for loading vehicles.

Weekend weather forecast is for cold temperatures– high 27°F and Low 7°F. “Be Prepared” Pack proper clothes for the cold weather.   Dress in LAYERS and bring the following:

  • [ ] Hat
  • [ ] Gloves
  • [ ] Heavy Jacket
  • [ ] Hiking Boots
  • [ ] Extra socks
  • [ ] Cup for drinking (hot chocolate)
  • [ ] Sandwich for Friday night
  • [ ] Money for the Trading Post
  • [ ] Water Bottle or canteen
  • [ ] Day pack/String Pack
  • [ ]10 Essentials
  • [ ] Sleeping Bag