TROOP 20

MIDDLEBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Reminder


Just a reminder, there is a Troop meeting tonight at Parish Hall at 7:00 PM.

Have a good day!

Monday, February 23, 2015

Monday Reminders . . .


Hope everyone had a great first day back from vacation!  Just a reminder - there is a regular Troop meeting this Thursday, February 26th at the Parish Hall.

And because I know everyone must be getting tired of snow and ice photos, I decided to post a picture of Tootsie Rolls, as today is their 119th birthday!

Have a great week and stay warm!

Friday, February 20, 2015

Friday Reminders


Happy Friday!  Just a reminder that Game Night is tonight at Parish Hall.  Drop off is at 6:00 PM.  For all the details, please click here.

Have a great weekend - stay warm!


Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Wednesday Update

 

Just a reminder that there is no Troop meeting this week due to February vacation week.  Also, for anyone who took CPR in December, Mr. Lamoureux will have the certification cards at next week's meeting.

Hope everyone is surviving the snow!  Remember, Spring is just around the corner!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Scoutmaster Specific Training


For any new Assistant Scoutmaster who has not taken this training, please see the below announcement from Annawon Council:
Scoutmaster Specific Training
March 7th 8:30am-4pm at Camp Norse
Required training for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters. Goes over the role of the Scoutmaster, Troop Organization, Troop Meetings, Working with Boy Leaders, Patrol method, Patrol Leader's Council, Outdoor Program, Advancement, Program Planning, AND MORE! Get a chance to network and meet with other dedicated Scouters like yourself. Every boy deserves a trained leader, and we need you!

This training is also great for Troop Committee members to get a better understanding of how troops should operate.

Questions? Contact Scoutmaster Steve Cobb (stevencobbs@scouting.org) OR Senior Patrol Leader Jim Gillogly (ftnirish@aol.com) ( OR Council Training Coordinator Joe Livingston (jlivingston@scouting.org).

To be "Trained" as a Scoutmaster or Assistant, you need this course AND Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills which will be offered April 24th-26th at Camp Norse.

Monday, February 16, 2015

Game Night - Friday, February 20th


This Friday, February 20th is Game Night at Parish Hall.  Drop-off time is 6:00 PM.and all scouts may attend.  Food will not be provided, so scouts need to bring their own snacks and drinks.  If they wish to order pizza, it will to bring at least $5.00 per scout.

Any scout can bring game consoles and TVs/monitors.  Also feel free to bring handheld game systems and phones.


Scouts not spending the night will need to be picked up before the security system is reset, by
10:00 PM.

Pickup time is 7:00 AM sharp and scouts are expected to help clean up the hall before pickup time.

Please monitor the blog over the week in case game night has to be postponed due to weather related issues.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Vacation Week idea


Scouts who are currently working on the cooking merit badge


What a perfect week to finish requirement #5
Cooking MB Requirements  2014+ section (not 2007-2014 section)



Friday, February 13, 2015

Reminder



Hope everyone has a great February vacation week (even though Winter Storm Neptune is going to visit tomorrow!).  Just a reminder, there is no troop meeting this week.  Please check back over the weekend for more information on Game Night, which is planned for Friday, February 20th.

Our next Troop meeting will be Thursday, February 26th.


Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Red & Green In Still On!


The Red & Green / Court of Honor is on for tomorrow night!  Arrival time is 6:15 PM for set up of the tables, chairs and food, with dinner at 6:45 PM.  Please wear Class A uniforms.

Hope to see everyone there!

Monday, February 9, 2015

Snowy Monday Update!


Happy Snowy Monday!  Just a reminder, this Thursday (weather permitting) is the annual Red & Green banquet.  I sent out an email to the parents of all scouts that will be receiving badges and/or advancement.  If you did not get an email, please check with your scout to see if they are expecting to receive a merit badge.  Please let me know as soon as possible (castlebeckons@gmail.com) if they are, as I am planning on purchasing the badges by tomorrow night.

Also, there is snow predicted for later in the week, so please keep checking back for updates.

Stay safe in the snow!

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Red & Green / Court of Honor - This Thursday




This Thursday, February 12th is Troop 20's annual Red & Green Banquet, as well as the mid-year Court of Honor.  This is a pot luck dinner, so please bring your favorite dish to share with all the other Troop 20 members and their families (anything you want to bring is good – pasta, chicken, meatballs – whatever you want!).  Salad, dessert and drinks will be provided. 

Arrival time is 6:15 PM, upstairs at the Parish Hall, for food and table set up, with dinner hopefully beginning around 6:45 PM or 7:00 PM.   Please wear your Class A uniform to this event.

Have a great day - looking forward to seeing everyone on Thursday night!

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Reminders . . .




Just a reminder - tonight's Troop meeting has been cancelled.  Please check back over the weekend for information on next upcoming Red & Green Banquet/Court of Honor. 

Also, this Sunday, February 8th, marks the 105th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America and Boy Scout Sunday.  The Cranberry Catholic Collaborative will be holding a Scout Sunday service for all Catholic Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers and Explorers in the Towns of Middleborough and Lakeville at Sts. Martha and Mary Church at 10:00 AM.  All scouts and their families are cordially invited to attend this Mass.  If you would like to attend, please meet in the lower level of the church at 9:40 AM in full Class A uniform.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Update - NO TROOP MEETING THIS WEEK


There will not be a Troop Meeting this week.  We are supposed to get another snow storm on Thursday, and the Parish Hall is being used for Generations of Faith, so Scoutmaster Lamoureux has made the decision to cancel this week's meeting.

Next week is the annual Red & Green banquet.  I will be posting details about this later in the week - it is a pot luck dinner, and we hope to see everyone there!

Have a great day!

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Ski Trip Photos


Just uploaded a few photos of last weekend's ski trip - click here or under the photo link on the right.

Have a great snow day . . . again!