Monday, December 19, 2016

Troop Update - Monday, December 19, 2016

The leadership of Troop 20 would like to wish everyone a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy, and Safe New Year!

Reminder:  There will be no troop meeting this week or next for the holiday's.  Our next troop meeting will be Thursday, January 5th, 2017.  All ski forms are due back to Mr. Gilson at that time!

Movie Night Postponed

The movie night scheduled for 12/28 has been postponed due to a lack of leader availability.  We will schedule a new date in 2017!

Sunday, December 18, 2016

UPDATE - Hike at Pratt Farm

Due to potentially heavy rainfall over the next several hours and high wind conditions, we are cancelling todays hike at Pratt Farm.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Hike at Pratt Farm

Weather permitting (rain) we will be hiking at Pratt Farm Sunday 12-18-16.  Bring snacks, water and appropriate footwear and clothing.
Meet at the parking area at 11:30am.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Troop Meeting this Thursday, 12/15 - 7:00pm. Central Congregational Church

There will be a Troop Meeting this Thursday, 12/15, at 7:00pm.  Central Congregational Church, 2 Webster Street, Middleboro.

Christmas Party - This week will be our Troop Christmas Party.  We are asking scouts to please bring a snack to share with the Troop.  Drinks will be provided by some of the Scout Moms.  We will be having a Yankee Swap at the party.  If you would like to participate, please bring a wrapped gift to the meeting.  Value of no more than $5.

Next Week - There will be NO Troop Meeting next week, 12/22, to allow for families to focus on last minute Christmas details.

Movie Night - The Troop Movie Night is "tentatively" planned for 12/28.  More details will be forthcoming so Watch the Blog!!

Ski Trip - This year's ski trip is scheduled for 1/20 - 1/22.  If you plan on attending, please be sure to complete the sign-up sheet this week.  There are several forms to fill out for the trip and Mrs. Swindle will have blank forms for anyone who has signed up.  These forms must be completed by the January 5th meeting.  The forms can be a little confusing so if you are unsure how to answer a question, please wait on that question and see Mr. Gilson at the January 5th meeting.

Crew Meeting this Thursday, 6:00pm - Central Congregational Church

If anyone is interested in information regarding the Troop 20 Crew, there will be a Crew Meeting this Thursday at 6:00pm.  Central Congregational Church, 2 Webster Street, Middleboro.

The Crew is Co-Ed and you must be at least 14 years old to join.


Friday, December 9, 2016

Hike Sunday 12-11-16 at 12 noon. Pratt Farm.

Meet at Pratt Farm parking area at noon.  We should be done around 2:00 pm.
Bring water and snacks.  Dress for the weather conditions.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Committee Meeting & Troop Meeting this Thursday, December 8th, at Sacred Heart Parish Hall. 6:00pm Committee / 7:00pm Troop.

There will be a Committee Meeting this Thursday, 12/8, starting at 6:00pm at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall.  The main topic for this week’s meeting is going to be around the troop fundraising.  Robin has asked for some time to talk with the troop committee so we have allocated time from 6:15 – 6:45 for this topic.  As a result, we are asking everyone to please plan on keeping your updates very brief this week.

Immediately following the Committee Meeting, we will have our regular weekly Troop Meeting.  

1)  Mr. Brown will be running the Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge Class from 7:30 - 8:00.  All scouts participating in the merit badge class should bring their pamphlets and worksheets.

2)  The ski trip will be held January 20-22, 2017.  There will be a signup sheet at the troop meeting for anyone interested in participating.

3)  There will be a signup sheet for an upcoming movie night.  Date and cost TBD.

4)  There will be a Crew Meeting next Thursday, December 15th, at 6:00PM.

5)  As a reminder to all scouts, canned goods, etc. can be brought to the troop meeting any time for donation to the food pantry.