TROOP 20

MIDDLEBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Upcoming Dates & Important Information


8/27:                    1-4pm Informal planning meeting at the Swindles house (82 Miller Street).  Please feel free to bring your bathing suit & towel if you would like to swim after the meeting.  However, parents must stay with their Scout during the entire meeting & for any swim time.

9/15:                    Committee Meeting (6pm) and Troop Meeting (7pm).  Location TBA once we verify if the Parish Hall is available.  Check here for an update.

Mid September     Alex & Julian Cassady’s Eagle Projects will be worked on.  Details TBA.

End September/Early October   Parent Informational Meeting to discuss overall program & areas where your assistance is needed in support of your Scout & Troop 20.

Troop & Committee Positions that need to be filled

Scoutmaster:      Please prepare a letter of interest to include why you would like the position and your BSA qualifications, training & experience.  If more than one person is interested, the active Committee members will vote anonymously on the applicants.  Please bring your letter to the Committee Meeting on 9/15.  Mr. Lamoureux will be Scout Master until the end of December 2016 and will assist the new Scoutmaster with transition.

Advancement Chair:        This position involves entering rank advancements & merit badges into an existing computer program.   Position is also responsible for prepping cards & badges in preparation to award any achievements as needed & at Court of Honor ceremonies.  This can be handled by more than one person if there is a fellow parent you would like to work with.  Mrs. Melchin will assist with training & transition.

Activities Director:           Mr. Gilson would like to train someone in this task as he will be stepping down after the next ski trip in approximately February 2017.  This position involves getting tour permits, making sure there is a point person for each trip and securing license/insurance information for drivers for events.
 
If anyone has pictures from Summer Camp, please bring them to Mrs. Swindle on a flash drive or CD so that we can gather them all at once for a future posting on the blog.  Thanks!

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