Upcoming activities, gear exchange, and much more
Fall is here, winter is close (does San Diego really have a winter?) but your troop is still busy. Take a look at the attached schedule and get yourself signed up!
- November 30 – Our regular Monday meeting will be spent helping Webelos Scout build rockets. With points 3 and 4 of the Scout Law you will show them why they should choose to join your Troop 682.
- December 5 – *Mandatory* Distribute fliers about our annual fundraiser.
- December 13 – Rocket shooting with DART rocketry at Fiesta Island. (Space may be limited!) Build a rocket and launch it. Also introduce yourself to some Webelos Scouts who are considering our Troop.
- December 12 – Service opportunity at the Poway Holiday celebration at Old Poway Park. (Contact Mr Dickson or Service Coordinator Owen Page for more information)
- December 24 – Put out Luminarias at St Bartholomew’s (Contact Mr Dickson or Service Coordinator Owen Page for more information)
- January 2 – *Mandatory* Christmas tree collection fundraiser.
- January 8-10 – Klondike Derby in Idyllwild. If we’re lucky we’ll have snow, but we’ll have fun regardless. *Sign up now – space is limited!*
- Summer Camp 2016 will be at Camp Chawanakee, on Shaver Lake in the Sierras. Watch for details coming soon!
- High adventure – For stronger, older Scouts, your PLC is planning a backpack trip later in the summer, and maybe even an excursion to Havasupai Falls in the Grand Canyon over spring break.
The activity schedule is always available on the Troop web site at https://www.troop682.com/archives/1236
While you’re at it, spend some time surfing around the whole Troop website Troop682.com. There are pictures of you and lots of other useful information and links. Here’s a sample:
- Gear and uniform swap: https://www.troop682.com/troop-swap-market This is a new feature – put that outgrown gear to good use!
- A pdf of the Troop 682 Scout Guide https://www.troop682.com/scout-guide and Parents Guide https://www.troop682.com/parents-guidelines
- Helpful forms for grubbing https://www.troop682.com/grubbing-templates and camping https://www.troop682.com/camping-information .
- What are the ten essentials again?!https://www.troop682.com/ten-essentials
- Advancement information, including a special page for Life Scouts working towards Eagle https://www.troop682.com/coming-eagles
- Lots of information about Scouting, its history, and why we do things the way we do. https://www.troop682.com/aims-and-methods and https://www.troop682.com/the-vision
I’ll see you Monday at the Court of Honor-