Weekly Post, April 10, 2011

Post date: Apr 11, 2011 1:16:00 AM


April Service Patrol – Serpents. Please show up 15 minutes early to set up for the troop meeting, and plan on staying an extra 15 minutes to help clean up.

April 11, 2011. 6:30 till 8 PM, ELC. Patrol Leader’s Council. This is not a regular troop meeting. It is attended by the PLC only, which is SPL, ASPLs, PLs (or APL is PL cannot attend), and Scribe must attend. Webmaster should attend if there are suggestions/comments on the website to pass along to the PLC. Please bring your planning materials, a pen, etc. Also please check the last PLC calendar entry for March 14 for previous commitments.

April 16, 2011 Scout Show. 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Please sign up to man our booth and cook! Send an email to Mr. McLean (dmclean4@msn.com) to let him know when you can attend. The Scout Show is also a GREAT opportunity to learn more about scouting and scout skills. Coleman has a huge super discounted store there. You can give blood. Eat well. And so many more things. Here’s some more info. Cost: $10/family entrance ticket featuring over $100 value in special offers/discounts from supporting businesses, FREE PARKING. Proceeds benefit the Denver Boy Scouts. 2011 Scout Show Flyer National Western Stock Show Complex. 4655 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216, US. See you there.

CPR. There is a Free CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) class April 16 through Evergreen Fire Protection. John Lock (303-434-1256) manages CPR classes for EFP. You can go full out and get a card, or just get the training. Free for no card.

April 18, 2011 6:30 – 8:30, ELC, Troop Meeting. Advancement night. This will include the Pioneering Merit Badge session as well as the Golf Merit Badge. For the golf merit badge, we will have a Josh Miller from GolfTEC (17120 West Colfax Ave, Suite 108, Golden, CO 80401, (303) 278-3589) who will be leading Merit Badge class and golf clinics. In addition to the advancement night bits, Mr. Miller will be offering (2) 90 minute golf clinics at a golf range. Date and location to be determined. Cost is $50.00 per Scout. Signup sheet in binder.

Saturday - Sunday, May 7-8. New Scout Campout, Fort Lupton. All new scouts to attend to work toward Tenderfoot. This is a great event full of advancement, camping, and learning. Please plan on attending. Parents welcome. We’ll be having another (becoming famous) pig roast. Andy S. is also planning his Eagle Project at the campout. All new scouts attend Saturday and Sunday. All trainers and older scouts Friday night till Sunday.

· New Scouts - Meet at ELC 0700 Saturday morning. Bring your book!!!!

· Trainers - Six trainers only. Indicate "Staff" when signing up. Meet at ELC Friday, 5:30 pm.

· Other scouts - You are welcome, of course. You will be doing black powder shooting and the Eagle Project.

As a reminder, Andy W. is heading a committee to plan the campfire program. Stags to organize + select few.

Matt Wickham

Scoutmaster, Troop 737 - The Mountain Troop

(720) 318 2219