TROOP 20

MIDDLEBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Message From the Scoutmaster . . .

Hope everyone has a safe and Happy Thanksgiving - no oven or turkey fryer fires please!

See you at our regular Troop meeting next Thursday, December 5th at the Parish Hall!

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Reminder - Sunday Pickup from Campout



Just a quick reminder, pickup from the Murdock Street campout on Sunday, November 24th will be between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM.  Please arrive NO LATER tha 9:00 AM to pickup!

Thanks!

Friday, November 22, 2013

Pickup Time for Sunday Morning From Murdock Street Campout

Pickup from the campout on Sunday, November 24th will be between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM.  Please arrive NO LATER than 9:00 AM to pickup!

Have a nice weekend!

Tomorrow's Camping Trip

Tomorrow is the camping trip at Murdock Street.  Please meet at the end of the driveway by NO LATER THAN 9:00 AM so everyone can hike in together with their gear.

There is a link below with a map and a street view of the entrance, as well as a larger map showing it's location.  Murdock Street is located off Plymouth Street and Everett Street - it can be reached from either. The site drive way is approximately .61 miles from the Plymouth Street/Everett Street turnoff:

Overview Map - Murdock Street

Murdock Street - detail with driveway entrance photo (you can click on street view or street view and map)

IT WILL BE COLD!  TEMPERATURES ARE PREDICTED TO GO INTO THE 20s ON SATURDAY NIGHT.  PLEASE COME FULLY PREPARED - BRING A SLEEPING BAG THAT IS RATED FOR COLD WEATHER!  ALSO BRING PLENTY OF WARM CLOTHES, INCLUDING HATS, GLOVES/MITTENS AND PROPER WARM FOOTWEAR.  Also, dressing in layers helps keep out the cold, so bring extra sweatshirts, long sleeved t-shirts and thermals for the night time hours.

Have fun . . . and stay warm!

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Reminder - Tonight


Tonight is our Troop bowling night at Viking Recreation in East Bridgewater.  Cost is $6.50 per person, and this includes two games and shoe rental.  Arrival time is 7:00 PM and you do not need to wear your uniform.  If you need directions, below is a link to their website:

Viking Recreation Center

Also, if you have not paid your registration fee for this year
or handed in your signed 2013 Troop Guidelines
Please remember to turn them in as soon as possible.

Hope to see everyone tonight!

Monday, November 18, 2013

Court of Honor Photos

The photos of the Court of Honor have been added to the "Troop Photos" section.  You can view them there, or click on the link below for a slideshow:

October, 2013 Court of Honor

Many thanks to Mr. McKeon for taking the photos and sharing them with us!

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Thank You!

 

Thanks to all the Scouts, leaders and parents who came out to help at the popcorn sale at Bass Pro Shops yesterday!  It was a success!





Friday, November 15, 2013

Reminder - Popcorn "Show & Sell" at Bass Pro Shops


There is a Popcorn "Show and Sell" tomorrow at Bass Pro Shops in Foxboro, MA on Route 1.  The time slots for volunteering are broken up into two hour increments:

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Any help would be appreciated in any of the time slots.  Full Class A uniforms must be worn.  Come on down and help sell some popcorn to benefit the Troop!

Thanks - have a great weekend!

Thursday, November 14, 2013

IMPORTANT REMINDER!

Just a reminder, the Troop Meeting tonight is NOT at the Parish Hall - it is at Sts. Martha & Mary Parish Hall in Lakeville at 7:00 PM.  If you need directions, please see yesterday's entry below!

Also, the registration fees are due as soon as possible, and a final count for bowling next Thursday is needed TONIGHT!

Thanks!

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

UPDATE ON TOMORROW'S MEETING!

This week's meeting on Thursday, November 14th, will be held at at Sts. Martha and Mary Church in Lakeville from 7:00 - 8:30 PM, IN THE PARISH HALL, BELOW THE CHURCH. Please enter the church by the driveway after the Lakeside Landing shopping area on the right side of the church.

Sts. Martha and Mary is located at 354 Bedford Street (Route 18) Lakeville, across from Assawompset Pond (approximately 4.7 miles from the Middleborough Rotary).

Hope to see everyone tomorrow night!

Monday, November 11, 2013

Troop Meeting Locations

Because the Parish Hall will be unavailable for the next two Thursdays, the Troop Meetings for the next two weeks will be in alternate  locations.

This week's meeting on Thursday, November 14th, will be held at at Sts. Martha and Mary Church in Lakeville from 7:00 - 8:30 PM, at the barn at the rear of the property. Sts. Martha and Mary is located at 354 Bedford Street (Route 18) Lakeville, across from Assawompset Pond (approximately 4.7 miles from the Middleborough Rotary).

On Thursday, November 21st, there will not be a regular Troop Meeting.  We will be meeting at Viking Recreation Center on Route 18 in East Bridgewater to bowl.  The cost will be $6.50 per person, which includes two games and the cost of shoe rental.  We will need a count on who is planning on bowling as soon as possible (by this Thursday, November 14th at the latest).  Please leave a comment on the blog, or email Mrs. Melchin at castlebeckons@gmail.com if you are planning on bowling

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Reminder - Veterans' Day Parade



Tomorrow is the Middleborough Veterans' Day Parade.  Please meet in the parking lot of Town Hall NO LATER than 9:30 AM in full Class A uniform.



Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Reminder - Troop Meeting

Just a reminder, there will be a Troop Meeting tomorrow night, November 7th, at the Parish Hall at 7:00 PM.

Also, there will be a Troop Committee Meeting at 6:00 PM tomorrow night.

Hope to see everyone then!

Monday, November 4, 2013

Scouting for Food

Thank you to everyone who participated in "Scouting for Food"!  Ten scouts from Troop 20 collected and dropped off food at the St. Vincent dePaul truck, in connection with scouts from Pack 96 who also participated.  701 food items were donated to the Sacred Heart Food Pantry.

It was a great effort on behalf of those in need in Middleborough!


Friday, November 1, 2013

TOMORROW - Scouting for Food

Please don't forget that tomorrow is the pickup for "Scouting for Food".  If you dropped off door hangers, please go back and check for possible donations.  After you have collected your donations, please bring them to the parking lot of Hannaford, where there will be St. Vincent dePaul donation truck.  Also, if you can help, Mr. Cunningham is looking for a few volunteers to help organize, count and sort the food, as the totals must be given to Annawon Council tomorrow.

Thank you!