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: 9/8/14

Upcoming Events:

    • Troop Committee Meeting & Patrol Leader Conference - Wednesday September 10th at 7:00 PM.
    • Ziplining - September 13th at Soaring Cliffs. Mr. Stern indicated he has sufficient attendee levels to reach the $55 per person pricing and $5 for grub fees.  Please meet at the church at 7 AM and prepared for a 7:15 AM departure.  Mr. Stern has emailed the Sunny Daze email listing with the required waiver form.  Please bring a signed copy with you to the push off Saturday morning.  
    • Mr. Hansford is still looking for volunteers to conduct the flag ceremony at the Hilliard Band Invitational at Bradley High School on September 20th.

Announcements:

    • Congratulations to Justin W on his completion of Order of the Arrow Ordeal requirements this past weekend.
    • Jacob M is looking for volunteers to help with his Eagle Scout Project at Riebel Woods Park in Hilliard. His project entails creating a path through the wooded area. His project dates are currently September 20th and 21st. Volunteers are asked to wear clothing which will protect them from sharp plants, poison ivy and will get very dirty. High top shoes/boots are also recommended. Please also bring gloves, shovels, hatchets, saws, rakes and other trail clearing items. Meeting time at the park will be 9:00 AM. 
    • The troop will be conducting the annual planning meeting for campouts/outings for 2015. Please be prepared to provide your patrol leader with your listing of desired outings at the next troop meeting.

Meeting Notes: 8/24/14

Tonight's Scout Skill: Not applicable - Public speaking confidence exercises instead.

Upcoming Events:

    • OA Ordeal / Brotherhood - September 5th - 7th at Camp Lazarus.  All Arrowmen are encouraged to attend this event. Please contact Brice S for additional information.
    • Ziplining - September 13th at Soaring Cliffs.  Mr. Stern indicated he has sufficient attendee levels to reach the $55 per person pricing.  Please verify with Mr. Stern if you are attending and to receive departure time information.
    • Mr. Hansford is still looking for volunteers to conduct the flag ceremony at the Hilliard Band Invitation at Bradley High School on September 20th.

Announcements:

    • Well done to all scouts and parents who helped to staff our presence at the Emerald City Race on August 24th.  Many positive comments were received. 
    • Jacob M is looking for volunteers to help with his Eagle Scout Project at Riebel Woods Park in Hilliard.  His project entails creating a path through the wooded area.  His project dates are currently September 7th, September 21st and the 27th.  Volunteers are asked to wear clothing which will protect them from sharp plants, poison ivy and will get very dirty.  High top shoes/boots are also recommended.  Please also bring gloves, shovels, hatchets, saws, rakes and other trail clearing items.  Meeting time at the park will be 9:00 AM.  Lunch will be provided. 
    • There will not be a troop meeting on Monday, September 1st due to the Labor Day Holiday. 
    • The next regularly scheduled troop meeting will be on September 8th.  We are switching back to the Class "A" Uniform at that meeting.
    • The next two troop meetings will operate a little differently.  We will be focusing on scout skills for a longer period of time vice a wide-area game.

 

 

Meeting Notes: 8/18/14

  • Tonight’s Scout skill: flag etiquette.
  • Upcoming events:
    • Emerald City races – Aug 24.  If you’re signed up, please watch your email for updates.
    • OA: Ordeal / Brotherhood – Sept 5-7.  Ask Brice if you have any questions.
    • Ziplining – Sept 13.  Emails have been sent to the Sunnydaze list for this event, and we need a response back from you by tomorrow night if you’re interested in attending!  This will be a day trip to Soaring Cliffs.
    • Flag raising at Hilliard  Band invitational – Sept 20.
  • Announcements:
    • PLC tonight concurrent with Patrol meetings.
    • Troop positions are being assigned.  If you need a position for advancement, please talk to Marshall.
    • Thanks to the Scouts who helped with Pack 148’s pool party this weekend!
    • Personal fitness MB resumes next Monday night.  Many of you needed to come up with a fitness plan, so if that’s you, please review the requirements and prepare a plan for the next 13 weeks.
    • Green shirts next week.

Meeting Notes 8/4/2014

 

Upcoming Events:

*Canoe & Kayak Campout – Aug 8-10, 2014, 6pm departure

*Dime-a-Dog Night at Huntington Park – Mon Aug 11, 2014, 7:05pm game, Class B RED (NO Troop meeting)

*Committee and PLC meetings – Wed Aug 13, 2014, 7pm

*Troop 734 helps Pack 148 at their pool party – Sun Aug 17, 2014, 4pm

*Troop meeting, Class B T-shirt color TAN – Mon Aug 18, 2014

*Emerald City Race – Sun Aug 24, 2014, 6am

*No Troop meeting (Labor Day) - Mon Sep 1, 2014

*High Ropes Campout – Sept 12-14, 2014

*Sea Base $550 payment due – Mon Sep 22, 2014

*Cycling Campout – Oct 17-19, 2014

*Catching Fire Campout – Nov 21-23, 2014

*Christmas Cabin – Dec 5-7, 2014

Announcements:

*Big thanks to our Scouts and adults that worked the Brat Fest.  It was greatly appreciated!

*Talk to Marshall J, the new SPL, if you’d like a Troop position.  Please turn in patches from prior positions

*Canoe & Kayak Campout – Aug 8-10, 2014, depart Fri 6pm, return Sun between 12-1pm

     *Tent assignments tonight

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

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

     *Grub fees of $20/Scout/sibling; $5/adult

     *$33 per 2-person canoe = $16.50 / person in a canoe

     *$25 per 1-person kayak

     *To use your own canoe/kayak that’s licensed in Ohio, its $15 to have it transported both ways and put in the river

     *Contact Mr Bryan to verify your “Swimmer” status, or with any questions

*Dime-a-Dog Night with the Clippers at Huntington Park – Mon Aug 11, 2014, 7:05pm game, Class B T-shirt RED

     *NO Troop meeting that night

     *We have 4 extra tickets left in the Troop block of seats.  Contact Mr Hansford

*Pack 148 Pool Party Sun Aug 17, 2014, 4pm at Hilliard Municipal Pool

     *They need Boy Scout volunteers to teach Aquanaut and Swimming Belt Loop

     *It counts as service hours.  Contact Mr Hansford

*Emerald City Race – Sun Aug 24, 2014, 6AM

     *Still need 8 more volunteers to register by Fri Aug 8

     *See Mrs Bonnell’s Aug 5 or Jul 28 e-mail for details on how to register online at imAthlete (same as Cap City)

*Mr Bryan is taking orders tonight for Gettysburg patches

*Congrats to Mr Bryan for completing his OA ordeal!

 

 

Meeting Notes 7/28/2014

 

Upcoming Events:

*St James Brats Festival – Aug 1-3, 2014

*Troop meeting, Class B T-shirt color GREEN – Mon Aug 4, 2014

*Canoe & Kayak Campout – Aug 8-10, 2014

*Dime-a-Dog Night at Huntington Park – Mon Aug 11, 2014  7:05pm game (NO Troop meeting)

*Emerald City Race – Sun Aug 24, 2014 AM

*No Troop meeting (Labor Day) - Mon Sep 1, 2014

*High Ropes Campout – Sept 12-14, 2014

*Sea Base $550 payment due – Mon Sep 22, 2014

*Cycling Campout – Oct 17-19, 2014

*Catching Fire Campout – Nov 21-23, 2014

*Christmas Cabin – Dec 5-7, 2014

Announcements:

*Great job by the Gettysburg campers that completed all the hikes and earned the full badge!

*Big thanks to our Boy Scouts that worked the Cub Scout Day Camp.  It was greatly appreciated!

*Talk to Marshall J, the new SPL, if you’d like a Troop position

*St James Brats Festival – Aug 1-3, 2014

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

     *Each Scout must sign up for at least 2 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!

     *Class B colors: Fri ORANGE, Sat GREEN, Sun RED

     *Please sign up with Mr Hansford.  It counts as service hours

*Canoe & Kayak Campout – Aug 8-10, 2014

     *RSVP and menu planning tonight

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

     *Grub fees of $20/Scout/sibling; $5/adult

     *$33 per 2-person canoe = $16.50 / person in a canoe

     *$25 per 1-person kayak

     *To use your own canoe/kayak that’s licensed in Ohio, its $15 to have it transported both ways and put in the river

     *Contact Mr Bryan to verify your “Swimmer” status, or with any questions

*Dime-a-Dog Night with the Clippers at Huntington Park – Mon Aug 11, 2014  7:05pm game

     *NO Troop meeting that night

     *Order tickets by midnight tonight Jul 28,2014.  Contact Mr Stern with any questions

*Pack 148 Pool Party Sun Aug 17, 2014  4:00pm at Hilliard Municipal Pool

     *They need Boy Scout volunteers to teach Aquanaut and Swimming Belt Loop

     *It counts as service hours.  Contact Mr Hansford

*Emerald City Race – Sun Aug 24, 2014 AM

     *See Mrs Bonnell’s May 30 or Jul 28, 2014 e-mail for details on how to register online at imAthlete (same as Cap City)

 

 

Meeting Notes: 7/20/2014 Court of Honor

 

Upcoming Events:

*No Troop meeting - Mon Jul 21, 2014

*Cub Scout Day Camp @ Camp Lazarus – Jul 21-25, 2014

*Gettysburg Campout – Jul 24-27, 2014

*Troop meeting, Class B T-shirt color BLUE – Mon Jul 28, 2014

*St James Brats Festival – Aug 1-3, 2014

*Canoe & Kayak Campout – Aug 8-10, 2014

*Dime-a-Dog Night at Huntington Park – Mon Aug 11, 2014  7:05pm game (NO Troop meeting)

*Sea Base $550 payment due – Mon Aug 18, 2014

*Emerald City Race – Sun Aug 24, 2014 AM

*No Troop meeting (Labor Day) - Mon Sep 1, 2014

*High Ropes Campout – Sept 12-14, 2014

*Cycling Campout – Oct 17-19, 2014

*Catching Fire Campout – Nov 21-23, 2014

*Christmas Cabin – Dec 5-7, 2014

Court of Honor Announcements:

*Congratulations to the following Scouts on their rank advancement:

     *Scout:  Titus D, Thaddeus B

     *Second Class:  David M

     *Star:  Joshua S

     *Life:  Justin W

     *Eagle Palm: another one for Brice S

*Super job at Summer Camp, gentlemen.  You worked hard and have a ton of merit badges to show for it!

*Doug W is outgoing SPL.  Thanks Doug, you did an excellent job and served us well!

*New SPL is Marshall J.  He recently finished his Eagle project – a shed at Franklin County Fairground.  Congrats!

*Congratulations to the new Patrol Leaders

General Announcements:

*Gettysburg Campout – Jul 24-27, 2014

     *Troop trailer will be at the church Wed Jul 23 7:00-7:30pm to load your gear if you need to

     *Groups leaving Thu Jul 24: Mr Bryan at 10:00am; Mr Hansford and the trailer at noon

*St James Brats Festival – Aug 1-3, 2014

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

     *Each Scout must sign up for at least 2 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 Mr Hansford.  It counts as service hours

*Dime-a-Dog Night with the Clippers at Huntington Park – Mon Aug 11, 2014  7:05pm game

     *NO Troop meeting that night

     *Mr Stern is taking ticket orders through Jul 28 to buy a block of seats for the Troop families

     *The Troop pays for tickets for the Scouts

     *Families are welcome to attend and pay Mr S for their tickets: $3 for kids 12+under; $6 for age 13+up

*Pack 148 Pool Party Sun Aug 17, 2014 pm at Hilliard Municipal Pool

     *They need Boy Scout volunteers to teach Aquanaut and Swimming Belt Loop

     *It counts as service hours.  Contact Mr Hansford

 

Meeting Notes: 7/14/2014

Tonight’s Scout skill: 5 signs of a heart attack, PLC

Upcoming events:

Announcements:

  • PLC, Patrol leader and SPL elections are tonight
  • This Sunday, we’ll have our summer Court of Honor at Municipal park at the Evergreen Shelter (on the road running around the back of the park).  Be there by 4:45.   We’ll eat at 5, then we’ll do awards.  Please bring a dish to share: desserts for Wild Tacos & Jalapenos; side dish or fruit for Companions & Froggies.
  • Those who volunteered to help with day camp, please follow through on your commitment.
  • A signup sheet for the Brat Fest is available now.  Please sign up for at least two shifts.  This is a big way we show our appreciation for the hospitality the Church shows us all year long.  Friday & Saturday nights, we’ll be here all night long keeping watch over the tent.
  • Tonight was Doug W's last meeting as SPL.  Thanks Doug, you did an excellent job!

Meeting Notes 6/23/2014

 

Upcoming Events:

*Order of the Arrow Ordeal/Brotherhood at Camp Oyo – Jun 27-29, 2014, contact Matthew H with questions

*Summer Camp departure from Walmart parking lot – Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:30am

*Summer Camp at Woodland Trails - Jun 29-Jul 5, 2014

*No Troop meeting – Mon Jun 30 + Jul 7, 2014

*Troop meeting, Class B T-shirt color GREEN – Mon Jul 14, 2014

*Deadline to hold Board of Review before next Court of Honor – Mon Jul 14, 2014

*Court of Honor + family picnic – Sun July 20, 2014

*Sea Base $550 payment due – Mon Aug 18, 2014

*No Troop meeting - Mon Jul 21, 2014

*Buckeye District Cub Scout Day Camp at Camp Lazarus - Jul 21-25, 2014

*Gettysburg Campout – Jul 24-27, 2014

*St James Brats Festival – Aug 1-3, 2014

*Canoe & Kayak Campout – Aug 8-10, 2014

*Emerald City Race – Sun Aug 24, 2014 AM

*High Ropes Campout – Sept 12-14, 2014

*Cycling Campout – Oct 17-19, 2014

*Catching Fire Campout – Nov 21-23, 2014

*Christmas Cabin – Dec 5-7, 2014

General Announcements:

*Next Troop meeting Mon Jul 14, 2014:     (No Troop meetings Mon Jun 30 + Jul 7, 2014)

     *Class B T-shirt color GREEN

    *Deadline to hold Board of Review before next Court of Honor

     *Elections for SPL + PL

     *Start planning for Gettysburg Campout Jul 24-27, 2014

*Summer Camp at Woodland Trails - Jun 29-Jul 5, 2014:

     *Tonight – camp preparation, pre-requisites, tent assignments, medical forms, merit badge class fees, blue cards

    *Be sure to bring a water bottle and/or camel, and a hat to camp

     *Be wary of ticks.  Keep yourself covered with light material, check yourself frequently, have tweezers

     *Summer Camp horseback riding during open-time:

          *All scouts attending camp should complete a horseback waiver in advance just in case you want to ride that week

          *Must meet height and weight requirements in order to ride

          *Cost to ride during open-time: $25 at lunch-time, $25 at outpost; $25 at meal-time; $15 from 4-5pm

     *Departure from Walmart parking lot – Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:30am

     *Mrs Manring’s car and the Troop trailer have room to take bicycles for the adults.  Contact her or Mr Hansford

     *Contact Mr Bryan with any questions about camp

*Joshua S is Troop Librarian.  See him to check out any Merit Badge books

*Emerald City Race – Sun Aug 24, 2014 AM

     *See Mrs Bonnell’s May 30, 2014 e-mail for details on how to register online at imAthlete

*Court of Honor + family picnic – Sun July 20, 2014

*Sea Base $550 payment due to Mr Lutterloh – Mon Aug 18, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

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