Weekly Post, April 3, 2011

Post date: Apr 3, 2011 10:54:49 PM


Welcome back – I hope everyone had a great and relaxing Spring Break. I traveled to SE Utah to hike a remote canyon near Grand Gulch Primitive Area, specifically Bullet Canyon, which was full of well preserved Anasazi ruins. After hiking in, you could walk among them, cli

mb down and sit in the kivas, and rummage through the countless pottery shards and arrowheads. Unbelievable. Highly recommended.

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 4, 2011. 6:30 – 8:30, ELC, Troop Meeting. Hobby Night. Adults and Scouts bring your hobbies for show. Ph

ysical Activity - Scout in Charge - Ethan F.

· Good weather outdoor activity: Capture the Flag

· Bad weather activity (indoor): Paper airplanes (Mr. Wickham to Bring paper from work)

Backup: Virtual campfire, if needed. Bring skits.


2011 April 9, 2011 Merit Badge College. Timberline District.

Contact E-mail: LivinInTheTrees@aol.com

Cost: $15.00 (includes lunch)

Location: Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood


7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. - Registration, in the main floor (Cafeteria)

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Session 1

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - Break

9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Session 2

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Lunch Break

12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. - Session 3

1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Break

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Session 4

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Cleanup

Walk-ins on an as available basis. $20.00 and you must provide your own lunch.

Register online: http://www.denverboyscouts.org/registration/calendardetail.asp?ActivityKey=946116

April 9, 2011 Merit Badge College. Pioneer Trails District. Highland Ranch. You must pre-register. Registration will be online only at www.pioneertrails.org. You will not be allowed to register without payment. Walk-ins will not be accepted. See the website calendar for details and on the Council website. http://www.denverboyscouts.org/registration/calendardetail.asp?ActivityKey=822060

April 16, 2011 Scout Show. Please sign up to man our booth!

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