Weekly Post, February 28 2010

Post date: Mar 1, 2010 1:41:53 AM

Greetings Scouts, Scouters, and Parents,

Tomorrow night is Troop Elections and First Aid. Signups were last week, but you can still sign up for a leadership position before the meeting starts. You scouts will elect the Senior Patrol Leader who appoints the Assistant SPLs. You will also elect your Patrol Leaders and Assistant PLs. All other positions will be sorted out during the evening. We currently do not have anyone signed up for Den Chiefs, Historian, and Scribe. If you have a position, either outgoing or incoming, you will need to atttend Junior Leadership Training on March 20. We will also be doing First Aid training while the ballots are being counted. Thanks Connor!

New Family Orientation, March 6. 8:30AM till 6:30. Lunch and dinner are served. Agenda is attached. ELC Lower Felloeship Hall. This is mandatory for all new parents and scouts. It is a crash course in Boy Scouts and Troop 737. WE STILL NEED SCOUTS TO VOLUNTEER. SEE THE SIGNUP SHEET AT TOMORROW NIGHTS MEETING. If you want, we can spend the night before.

Havasu Falls Planning Meeting, March 8. If you are planning to attend the Havasu Falls trip during spring break March 27 - April 3, there will be a group meeting at the troop meeting on Monday, March 8. EVERYONE planning to go on this trip needs to attend this meeting. We will talk about: equipment, food, drivers, itenerary, cost, and try to answer as many questions as possible. If you have decided not to go, please be sure to let me know as soon as possible. If you haven't done so, please take the time to look at these websites.



Quinzee Campout, March 12-14. SMIC is Mr. Trower. Sign up is closed. Campout prep will be March 8.

Emergency Prep Merit Badge - Emergency Response Planning. The troop will be holding a search and rescue night to satisfy the 8a and 8b requirements. Let me know if you need these and stay tuned.

Webelos Crossovers. Mr. Kerber is arranging the crossovers and will have a sign up book at the Monday meeting. The goal would be to have a minimum of 4 scouts and two adults for each crossover. Den Chiefs must attend to receive credit for the position for advancement. Scheduled crossovers are:

  • Pack 400: Wed Feb 17 6:30 (Mountain High Christian Center; the church across 285 from Intercanyon Fire Station)
  • Pack 50: Thursday Feb 18 6:00pm (Evergreen High School cafeteria)
  • Pack 497: Thursday Feb 18 3:35 pm (Location TBD)
  • Pack 285: Friday Feb 19 6:30pm (Shepherd of the Rockies Lutheran Church - 106 Rosalie Rd, Bailey)
  • Pack 39: Tuesday Feb 23 6:30pm (Sanctuary Room of the Conference Baptist Church 27154 North Turkey Creek Road, Evergreen)
  • Pack 507: Tuesday Mar 23 6:30 pm (King-Murphy Elementary School)

Automobile Maintenance Merit Badge. Mr. Riley and Mr. Wagenhals will be pulling an engine and replacing the crank shaft. The project is currently scheduled for March 5-6. If you are interested in participating, it will go a long way toward your Automotive Maintenance Merit Badge. Contact Mr. Riley.

CRITICAL DEADLINES AND SIGNUPS - These are in the troop calendar and, as a reminder, in Announcements. Please see announcements.

UPCOMING - Click here for the current Troop Calendar.

ADULT TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES. (…it’s not just an opportunity, it’s an expectation…)

Click here for the location on the webpage.

Complete listing. Register online at www.Denverboyscouts.org.

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Matt Wickham

Scoutmaster, Troop 737

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