TROOP 20

MIDDLEBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS

Friday, October 31, 2014

Metal Drive Reminder


Just a reminder, the scrap metal drive is tomorrow, November 1st.  If you can help, please meet at Mr.Holt's house at 57 Short Street at 8:30 AM.

Happy Halloween - be safe tonight please!

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Venture Crew Meeting TONIGHT!!

There will be a venture crew meeting tonight at the Parish Hall at 6:00 PM.
Sorry about the late notice!

Reminders . . .


Just a reminder - there is a Troop Meeting tonight at 7:00 PM at the Parish Hall.

Also, if you have any scrap metal for the fundraiser that you would like picked up on Saturday, please email me at castlebeckons@gmail.com to be put on the list!

Have a good day!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

IMPORTANT - Scrap Metal Collection on Saturday

If anyone has any people who would like scrap metal pickups on Saturday, November 1st (this Saturday), could you please email the name, address and contact phone number to me at castlebeckons@gmail.com so I can formulate a list and to give people at time frame to expect pickups.

Thank you!!

Boy Scout Leader Training

Boy Scout Leader Training is being held by Annawon Council with a start date in the first week of November.  If any parent is interested in participating in this course, please follow the link below for more information and to register.

Boy Scout Leader Training

Monday, October 27, 2014

Scrap Metal Recycling - This Saturday!

This Saturday, November 1st, the Troop will be collecting scrap metal.  These items will be recycled for money . . . and all funds raised will go to the Troop.

Below is link to a flyer that contains details regarding what metal items are accepted, and the contact numbers to have metal scheduled to be picked up.  Please feel free to print the flyer and distribute it at your place of employment or around Middleborough - that would be very helpful!

Metal Drive Flyer

Check out your basement, garage, yard and contact your family members and neighbors to see if they have anything they would like to donate.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Lamoureux or Mr. Holt.

Thank you!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Reminder . . .

This Thursday (October 23rd) is the first Court of Honor of the 2014/2015 year, at 7:00 PM at the Parish Hall.

Hope to see everyone then!

Friday, October 17, 2014

Hike - Sunday, October 19th


There will be a hike this Sunday, October 19th at the Morgan property.  Start time will be 12:00 PM.  Please meet in the parking lot and be sure to bring the following:

Plenty of water
Trail snacks
Comfortable walking shoes/boots
Bug spray (for ticks)
Hat
Weather appropriate clothing

The hike will be approximately 5 miles long - we anticipating finishing and being back in the parking lot by 2:00 PM.

The Morgan Property is located off of Marion Road.  The directions from Town Hall are:

South Main Street to Route 28.
Left on Route 28 for 2 miles
Right onto Cherry Street for 1 mile
Left onto Marion Road for 3 1/2 miles
Right onto Long Point Road for 1/4 mile

The parking area is on the right.  A link for a map to the intersection of Marion Road and Long Point Road is here
.  The photo at the top of this entry is of the parking lot, which will be on your right, 1/4 of a mile down after you turn onto Long Point Road.

For your reference, this is what the parking area looks like:


Have a great weekend!



Reminder - Eagle Project Help Needed

Just a reminder, Connor Gilson will be working on his Eagle Project tomorrow, October 18th at Middleborough High School.  If anyone is able to give a few hours, it would be appreciated!  He will be there from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, and lunch will be provided.  You can help for a few hours or the entire day.

Please see this entry for more details.

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Scrap Metal Fundraiser

As many of you know, the Troop collects scrap metal in a fundraising effort.  There will be a scrap metal collection on Saturday, November 1st.  If you have any unwanted metal, please let us know.  Times for pickups will be scheduled - please check with local family members to see if they have anything they would like to donate.

Please check back here for updates.

REMINDER - Tonight

Just a reminder that there is not a regular Troop meeting tonight, as we will be meeting at Carabiner's in New Bedford at 7:00 PM.  No Class A uniforms - Class B shirts or regular, comfortable clothes.  The cost is $10.00 per scout, and the registration form must be completed and brought with you.  If you need the form or directions, please see this entry.


Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Meeting This Week at Carabiner's


There will not be a regular Troop meeting this week because the Parish Hall is being used.  Instead, we will be meeting at Carabiner's in New Bedford on Thursday, October 16th at 7:00 PM for rock wall climbing.  If you have not begun the Climbing merit badge, this is a great opportunity to get started!  For those who have only a few requirements left, you can work on finishing.

Carabiner's is located at 328 Parker Street, New Bedford.  Please click here for a map and directions to Carabiner's.  If you get lost, their phone number is (508) 984-0808.

Every Scout that attends MUST complete the 3 page registration form (below), and it must be signed by a parent/guardian.  The cost for this event is $10.00 per scout.  Please bring the completed form and $10.00 fee to Carabiner's with you on Thursday.


PLEASE DO NOT WEAR CLASS A UNIFORMS - CLASS B UNIFORM OR REGULAR CLOTHES!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Melchin via email at castlebeckons@gmail.com.  Hope to see you then!


Eagle Project - Help Needed

On Saturday, October 18th, Connor Gilson will again be working on his Eagle Project at Middleborough High School.  He will need some volunteers to help him cleaning up the cross country trail.  There will be two shifts - from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM.  Please try to come by and lend a hand!  Lunch and water will be provided.  The track is located at the behind the high school.  Unlike last time, please enter the trail from the opposite end (not near the track - please park near the gym.  The entrance is near the backstop of the baseball field.

If you can plan on attending, please call or text Connor at (508) 930-0767.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Reminder - Troop Meeting Tomorrow Night

Just a reminder . . . tomorrow night's Troop meeting is at the Fr. Shea Center, not the Parish Hall.  The Fr. Shea Center is next door to the Parish Hall and the meeting will be held on the lower level at 7:00 PM.

Hope to see everyone there!

Sunday, October 5, 2014

October 9th Troop Meeting

This week's Troop Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 9th at the Fr. Shea Center, next to the Parish Hall.  The hall is being used by the church this week.

Also, just a reminder that Troop dues of $100.00 are due on or before October 23rd.

Enjoy this beautiful Sunday!

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Washburn Island - Trip Canceled

Per Mr. Lamoureux, this weekend's campout on Washburn Island has been canceled as the weather is going to be unfavorable.


REMINDER - Committee Meeting & Troop Meeting


There will be a Committee Meeting tonight, October 2nd,  upstairs at the Parish Hall at 6:00 PM, followed by a regular Troop Meeting at 7:00 PM.


Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Dues for the Year

The amount for dues was omitted in the entry below - it is $100.00 for the 2014/2015 scouting year.

Sorry for the omission!