TROOP 20

MIDDLEBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Important Reminders!


There will be a Committee Meeting this Thursday, June 2nd at the Parish Hall at 6:00 PM, followed by a regular Troop Meeting at 7:00 PM. 

If you owe any money for Summer Camp, it is due as soon as possible.  The BSA Medical Forms that are required for Summer Camp are also due ASAP.  The absolute deadline for these forms to be returned is at the final Court of Honor, which will be held on Tuesday, June 28th.  The link to these forms will be posted in a separate entry but can be found on the BSA website.

Also, if you completed NYLT, Order of the Arrow or Adult Leadership Training, please be at this week's meeting no later than 7:00 PM in FULL UNIFORM.  If you completed NYLT, you must bring your Certificate; if you completed OA, you must bring your OA sash.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Middleborough Memorial Day Parade Cancelled

The Middleborough Memorial Day Parade has been cancelled presumably due to the weather forecast.

A ceremony in the town hall beginning at 10am in place of the parade.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Cycling Merit Badge

There will be a trail bike ride on Saturday at 10:00 am at Prat Farm.  Please meet in the parking lot, bring plenty of water and some snacks, bug spray.  Please remember to bring your helmets and eye protection (glasses).  We plan to be finished by noon time.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Troop Meeting

There will be a Troop Meeting on May 26th at  7:00 PM at the Parish Hall.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

2017 National Jamboree Update



Please see the below information from Barry Pond:



Hello to all Jamboree Participants & Parents for Touring Troop,

Our 1st Jamboree Meeting will be on held on Monday, May 23rd at 6:30 PM at Sensata, which is located at 529 Pleasant Street, Attleborouh, MA 02703.

This meeting is an information meeting about the upcoming Jamboree in 2017 for both the Parents & Scouts so you can meet the Scoutmasters and Venture Crew Advisors.

Gathering and Sign In: 6:30pm to 7:00pm

Agenda for Meeting:  7:00pm

1)      Introductions of Leaders
2)      My.scouting.org Accounts for Parents and Scouts
3)      Registration on Council and National Web Sites
4)      Code of Conduct
5)      Medical Forms
6)      Travel Plans
7)      Tour Plans & Activities
8)      Money (Payments & Spending)
9)      Jamboree Activities
10)  Jamboree Visitor Center
11)  Questions
12)  Next meeting

Jamboree Troop: 36 Scouts & 4 Adults

Scoutmaster:                               Don Burke  - DonEB425@verizon.net
1st Assistant Scoutmaster             Ken Fredette – fredette5@comcast.net
2nd Assistant Scoutmaster            Justin Puckett - justinpuckett2@gmail.com
3rd Assistant Scoutmaster            Justin Wilbur - justinsw34@comcast.net


Venture Crew: 8 Scouts & 2 Adults

Crew Adult Advisors:
Adult Advisor                                     Barry Pond - bpond1@verizon.net
Adult Advisor                                     David Cassady - d.cassady@verizon.net


If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact any of us.

Thanks,

Barry C. Pond
Venture Crew Advisor

Friday, May 6, 2016

Saturday - Leaf Raking and Bike Ride


Volunteers are needed for a couple of hours tomorrow, May 7th, to rake leaves around Sacred Heart Church.  Please bring gloves, a rake and a tarp if you have one.  Arrival time is 9:00 AM and the task should be finished by 11:00 AM.

Also, there is a trail bike ride at the Morgan Property on Saturday at 1:00 PM.  Please bring your bike with properly inflated tires, water, bug spray and a snack.  The ride should last about one hour.

Have a great weekend!

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Reminders . . .


There will be a Committee Meeting this Thursday, May 5th at 6:00 PM at the Parish Hall, followed by a Troop Meeting at 7:00 PM.  Please remember that if you wish to reserve your spot for Summer Camp and get the early bird rate, $370.00 will be due at this meeting.  If you plan on going to camp but will not have the full payment this week, please let Mr. Boersdamm know.  After May 5th, the rate goes up to $390.00.

Also, we are looking for volunteers for the annual leaf raking at Sacred Heart Church.  This will take place on Saturday, May 7th (this Saturday) from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM.