Troop 734 is dedicated to helping our boys grow to be great men, in the spirit of scouting's twelve point Law: A scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.

Meeting Notes 7/27/2015

 

Upcoming Events:

*Canoeing/Kayaking/Fishing Campout – Jul 31 – Aug 2, 2015, depart Fri Jul 31 6pm, wear Class A shirt

*Class B T-shirt color TAN – Mon Aug 3, 2015

*St James Brats Festival – Aug 7-9, 2015

*Court of Honor + family potluck – Sun Aug 16, 2015 4-6pm

*Emerald City Half + Quarter Marathon – Sun Aug 23, 2015

*Hilliard Area Webelos Meet the Troops Night – Wed Sep 9, 2015 7pm Resurrection Lutheran Church

*Zip-line Campout – Sep 11-13, 2015

*Caving Campout – Oct 16-18, 2015

*Mocking Jay Campout – Nov 13-15, 2015

*Christmas Cabin – Dec 4-6, 2015

Announcements:                        

*Canoeing/Kayaking/Fishing Campout – Jul 31 – Aug 2, 2015, depart Fri Jul 31 6pm, wear Class A shirt

     *Tonight final RSVP, menu planning + tent assignments

     *Need a signed waiver for each participant.  Here’s the site: http://www.morganscanoe.com/documents/waiver.pdf

     *Costs:

          *grub $20/Scout OR $5/adult +

          *campground $6/person +

          *[$20 per 1-person kayak] OR [$26 per 2-person canoe = $13 per person in a canoe] +

          *nominal cost to use you own canoe/kayak that’s licensed in Ohio and have it transported both ways and put in the river

     *Will stay at same campground as last year + canoe/kayak on Little Miami River

     *Adults and Scouts must have passed the BSA 1st Class swim test in order to be in a canoe/kayak by themselves

     *Bring towels, plus shoes/clothes/swim trunks you can get wet on the river, and extra dry shoes/clothes for afterward

     *May bring fishing gear if you’d like. Need an Ohio fishing license if you are 16 or older

     *Also need Taco Bell $5 for trip home Sunday. Should be home between noon and 1pm

*St James Brats Festival – Aug 7-9, 2015

     *This is Troop 734’s chance to give back to St James Lutheran Church

     *Each Scout must sign up for at least (2) 2-hour shifts (the only exception is if you are out of town)

     *The Troop will also spend the night Friday and Saturday, stay up late, watch movies, and have fun!

     *Please sign up with Mrs Billman.  It counts as service hours

     *We need adult volunteers, too, please

*Court of Honor + family potluck – Sun Aug 16, 2015 4-6pm Hilliard Municipal Park Cedar Shelter by sledding hill

     *Please bring a dish to share:

          *Hi Flyers – (2) 2-litre bottles of pop

          *Flocoz – dessert

          *Froggies – side dish

          *Companions – side dish

*Last chance for Board of Review before the next Court of Honor will be next Mon Aug 3, 2015

*Emerald City Half + Quarter Marathon – Sun Aug 23, 2015

     *Register online at imAthlete, or contact Mr Lutterloh with questions

*Huge thanks to everyone that helped at Cub Scout Day Camp

*Thanks, too, for all the workers at Chaz L’s Eagle project

*Order of the Arrow news:

     *Next Ordeal Aug 21-23, 2015 at Camp Falling Rock

*Popcorn sales start mid-September 2015. Let Mrs Billman know your ideas for good sales incentives

TROOP COURT OF HONOR DATE CHANGE

The troop's court of honor scheduled for this Sunday has been changed to Sunday, August 16, 2015. Food/drink assignments are unchanged.

Meeting Note - 7/20/2015 (Revised)

UPCOMING EVENTS

*Class B T-shirt color BLUE – Mon Jul 27, 2015
*Canoeing/Kayaking/Fishing Campout – Jul 31 – Aug 2, 2015
*St James Brats Festival – Aug 7-9, 2015
*Court of Honor + family potluck – Sun Aug 16, 2015 4-6pm (CHANGE OF DATE)
*Emerald City Half + Quarter Marathon – Sun Aug 23, 2015
*Hilliard Area Webelos Meet the Troops Night – Wed Sep 9, 2015 7pm Resurrection Lutheran Church
*Zip-line Campout – 9/11-9/13/2015
*Caving Campout - 10/16-10/18/2015
*Mocking Jay Campout – 11/13-11/15/2015
*Christmas Cabin – 12/4-12/6/2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS

*Tonight:
*Elections for SPL + PL, candidates are Jacob M + Justin W

*Suggestions submitted for Troop 734’s 2016 campouts/activities

*Canoeing/Kayaking/Fishing Campout – Jul 31 – Aug 2, 2015
*Will stay at same campground as last year + canoe/kayak on Little Miami River
*Adults and Scouts must have passed the BSA 1st Class swim test in order to be in a canoe/kayak by themselves
*Bring towels, plus shoes/clothes you can get wet on the river, and extra dry shoes/clothes for afterward
*Mr Lutterloh will send more details

*St James Brats Festival – Aug 7-9, 2015
*This is Troop 734’s chance to give back to St James Lutheran Church
*Each Scout must sign up for at least (2) 2-hour shifts (the only exception is if you are out of town)
*The Troop will also spend the night Friday and Saturday, stay up late, watch movies, and have fun!
*Please sign up with Mrs. Billman. Hours works may count toward service hours.
*We need adult volunteers, too, please

*Court of Honor + family potluck – Sun Aug 16, 2015 4-6pm (CHANGE OF DATE) Hilliard Municipal Park Cedar Shelter by sledding hill

*Please bring a dish to share:
*Hi Flyers – (2) 2-litre bottles of pop
*Flocoz – dessert
*Froggies – side dish
*Companions – side dish

*Emerald City Half + Quarter Marathon – Sun Aug 23, 2015

*Register online at imAthlete, or contact Mr Lutterloh with questions

*Order of the Arrow news:
*Next Ordeal Aug 21-23, 2015 at Camp Falling Rock

*Popcorn sales start mid-September 2015. Let Mrs Billman know your ideas for good sales incentives

Meeting Notes 7/13/2015

Upcoming Events

* Troop Court of Honor - Sun Jul 26 - 4 pm to 6 pm at Hilliard Municipal Park. Mr. Hansford
will be emailing all families with the list of what each patrol will provide.
* Menu Planning for the Jul 31 Little Miami River Canoe/Kayak/Fishing Outing will take place
during the Jul 20 meeting. Tent assignments will take place during the Jul 27 meeting.
* Troop Canoe/Kayak/Fishing Outing - Jul 31 through Aug 2 - Little Miami River.

Announcements

* All scouts desiring to provide outing input for the 2016 calendar year should bring a list of camping/
outing choices that you do want to see this coming year. It is recommended your list contain
campouts/outing for all types of weather/seasons. Those lists will be collected at the Jul 20 meeting.
Top vote getters will be reviewed by the Troop Committee.
* Senior Patrol Leader and Patrol Leader elections will be held during the Jul 20 meeting.
SPL candidates are Jacob Moore and Justin Watts.
* Mr. Lutterloh will be conducting a Coin Collecting Merit Badge class prior to the Jul 20
meeting starting a 6 pm. He will send an email to the troop email list indicating what
prerequisites are needed.
* Mrs. Billman is coordinating sign ups for Bratfest this year. Please see her to sign up.
Scouts wishing to work an overnight shift must also work two non-overnight shifts.
* Summer camp summary:
<> 76 merit badges were completed.
<> 20 of that 76 were Eagle Scout required merit badges.
<> There were 26 "partials".

The shirt color for the Jul 20 meeting will be green.

Meeting Notes 6/22/2015

 

Upcoming Events:

*Summer Camp at Woodland Trails BSR – Sun Jun 28 11:30am – Fri Jul 3, 2015 11:30pm

*NO Troop meeting – Mon Jun 29, 2015

*NO Troop meeting – Mon Jul 6, 2015

*PLC meeting – Wed Jul 8, 2015 7pm

*Class B T-shirt color TAN – Mon Jul 13, 2015

Announcements:

*Summer Camp at Woodland Trails BSR – Sun Jun 28 11:30am – Fri Jul 3, 2015 11:30pm

     *Tonight – summer camp meeting, tent assignments + last chance for MB counselors to submit completed pre-reqs

     *Watch for an email reminder this week of what to pack

     *Departure Sun Jun 28, 2015, be at Walmart parking lot at 11:30am

          *Must have already eaten lunch

          *Need to wear tan Class A shirt

          *If taking swim test, please wear bathing suit under clothes, plus regular camping shoes/boots

          *Don’t forget to bring a water bottle, hat, and proper camping shoes/boots for the week

     *We expect to return back to church Fri Jul 3, 2015 11:30pm (yes, that’s PM)

     *Contact Mr Stern or Mr Bryan with any questions

*Order of the Arrow news:

     *Next Ordeal Jun 26-28, 2015 at Camp Oyo.  There will be 1 car going on to summer camp from Oyo

Meeting Notes 6/15/2015

 

Upcoming Events:

*PLC meeting – Wed Jun 17, 2015  7pm

*Class B T-shirt color GREEN – Mon Jun 22, 2015

*Summer Camp at Woodland Trails BSR – Sun Jun 28 – Fri Jul 3, 2015 11pm

*NO Troop meeting – Mon Jun 29, 2015

 

Announcements:

*Summer Camp at Woodland Trails BSR – Sun Jun 28 – Fri Jul 3, 2015  11pm

     *Jun 15, 2015 – medical forms parts A, B + C (including physical) MUST be submitted in order to attend camp

     *Jun 15, 2015 – MB counselors need to submit completed pre-reqs to Mr Stern + Mr Bryan

     *Only 1 more meeting before Summer Camp

     *Contact Mr Stern or Mr Bryan with any questions

*Sea Base – Jun 7-13, 2015, Troop 734 had members at Sea Base for the first time

     *Matthew H, Alex H, Chas L, Jack R, Justin W, Mr Hulteen, Mr Lutterloh + Mr Rogers

     *Glad you had a great time, made it back safely, and represented us well

*Order of the Arrow news:

     *Please pay your dues

     *Next Ordeal Jun 26-28, 2015 at Camp Oyo

Meeting Notes 6/8/2015

 

Upcoming Events:

*Sea Base – Jun 7-13, 2015

*Summer Camp medical forms parts A, B + C (including physical) MUST be submitted – Mon Jun 15, 2015

*Class B T-shirt color RED – Mon Jun 15, 2015

*Summer Camp at Woodland Trails BSR – Sun Jun 28 – Fri Jul 3, 2015 11pm

Announcements:

*Summer Camp at Woodland Trails BSR – Sun Jun 28 – Fri Jul 3, 2015  11pm

     *Jun 15, 2015 – medical forms parts A, B + C (including physical) MUST be submitted in order to attend camp

     *Jun 15, 2015 – MB counselors need to submit completed pre-reqs to Mr Stern + Mr Bryan

     *Contact Mr Stern or Mr Bryan with any questions

*Horsemanship Campout – everyone had a great time this past weekend

*Sea Base – Jun 7-13, 2015, we currently have 5 Scouts + 3 adults there now.  Have fun and be safe!

*Order of the Arrow news:

     *Vigil Honor completed by Brice S + adult Alex H, congratulations!!

     *Next Ordeal Jun 26-28, 2015 at Camp Oyo

Meeting Notes 6/1/2015

 

Upcoming Events:

*Committee meeting – Wed Jun 3, 2015 7:00pm

*Summer Camp medical forms parts A, B + C (including physical) due no later than – Mon Jun 1, 2015

*Horsemanship Campout – Jun 5-7, 2015

*Sea Base – Jun 7-13, 2015

*Class B T-shirt color BLUE – Mon Jun 8, 2015

*Summer Camp at Woodland Trails BSR – Sun Jun 28 – Fri Jul 3, 2015 11pm

Announcements:

*Summer Camp at Woodland Trails BSR – Sun Jun 28 – Fri Jul 3, 2015  11pm

     *Scouts need to contact MB counselors to work on prerequisites for scheduled MB classes

     *Jun 1, 2015 – merit badge fees and medical forms parts A, B + C (including physical) due

          *Troop gets “front of the line” privileges at Sunday’s camp check-in if all forms are turned in early

     *Jun 15, 2015 – MB counselors need to submit completed pre-reqs to Mr Stern + Mr Bryan

     *Contact Mr Stern or Mr Bryan with any questions

*Horsemanship Campout – Jun 5-7, 2015, camp at Otter Run + ride at Marmon Valley Farm

     *Menu planning + tent assignments tonight

     *Departure Fri Jun 5, 2015 6:00pm.  Please eat dinner before, wear Class A, bring Taco Bell $5

     *Bring appropriate clothes for horseback riding, including long pants + shoes with small heel that will grip stirrup

       (Do not wear flat sole tennis shoes that might slip through the stirrup)

     *Will also work on Scout skills this weekend    

     *Contact Mr Bryan with any questions

*Sea Base – Jun 7-13, 2015, have fun and be safe

*Order of the Arrow news:

     *New OA Brotherhood members – Matthew H, Joshua S + Mr Hansford, congrats!

     *Vigil Honor Jun 6-7, 2015 – Brice S + adult Alex H, congratulations!!

     *Please pay OA dues

     *Next Ordeal Jun 26-28, 2015 at Camp Oyo

*Jack R Eagle Scout Court of Honor was yesterday.  Congratulations, Jack!  Thanks to all that attended

*Start wearing Class B T-shirts – Jun 1, 2015 thru Labor Day

     *New Scouts that don’t have their Class B’s yet can wear any Boy/Cub Scout related T-shirt, or else Class A

     *Class B T-shirt color BLUE – Mon Jun 8, 2015

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