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Virginia Creeper Trail October 13-15

Posted on Oct 8 2017 - 2:56pm

REMAINDER OF THE BIKES MUST COME IN FOR INSPECTION THIS WEEK!

The fall Virginia Creeper Trail Camping trip is scheduled for October 13-15. If your Scout is planning to attend, please plan to bring his bike for inspection either October 3rd and 10th (please shoot for the 3rd if possible).  If your Scout is in need of renting any equipment (bike/helmet/etc.), please let Ronnie or Tim know ASAP.

OA Fall Fellowship October 6-8

Posted on Sep 24 2017 - 8:33pm

OA Fall Fellowship is October 6-8. For the 5 new OA members...there is a New Member Dinner Friday night at 6:00PM. Free to the member, $5 for a parent if interested. Please let Bill know Tuesday night if you plan to attend. Questions? See Bill.

August OA Ordeal - August 18-20

Posted on Aug 6 2017 - 12:55pm

August Ordeal weekend is August 18-20. If any of the boys would like to go with Bill, he needs to know this Tuesday and the cost is $16.00.

Summer Camp Medical Forms - Don't Wait!

Posted on May 29 2017 - 8:48am

If you do not have a medical form on file dated within the last year, you must fill out a new one for summer camp.  Summer camp is a PART C REQUIRED activity, so you must have Part C filled out by a physician.  Don't wait until the last minute to try and get an appointment with your physician to get this completed.  If you need assistance, please see a leader and we will be glad to help you.

Summer Camp Swim Test - June 10th

Posted on May 29 2017 - 8:47am
We will do a local swim test like we did last year before we go to camp to avoid some of the crowds at check-in.  This year's test will take place on SATURDAY, JUNE 10th at 405 Gum Branch Road in the Coulwood neighborhood.  This is the home of Michael and Karen Kinnett (friends of Ms. Malinda) who have graciously agreed to allow us to hold the test there.  There will be two sessions:
STRONG SWIMMERS ONLY - 10:00 AM - 12noon.  We will move through these tests quickly as the boys who are swimmers can do the test quickly.  Please DO NOT attend this session unless your scout is a good swimmer.
BEGINNING OR STRUGGLING SWIMMERS - 12:30 - 2:30.
We will be partnering with Troop 23 for the swim tests because our life guard is a member of their troop, so parking may be an issue.  Please be mindful and do not park in the front yards of the Kinnetts or their neighbors.  Kentberry Drive runs up beside the house and you may park on that street. 

Hot Springs Camping Trip 5/5-5/7

Posted on Apr 30 2017 - 3:16pm

The camping trip to Hot Springs, NC (Kelly Murphy's parents' land) is this weekend.  Please bring to Troop Meeting Tuesday $10 to the Troop for gas and $15 cash to the grubmaster for food.  Meet at the Scout Hut at 6:00 - we will leave by 6:30.  Eat before you come - we will NOT stop for dinner.  For the new scouts, remember we travel in Class A uniform and bring your scout book (we will be working on advancement). Permission form is attached. 

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