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 4/14/2014

Upcoming Events:

*NO Committee meeting this month

*PLC meetings – Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:00pm, one Scout from each patrol must attend

*Gettysburg Prep Hike #1 (4 miles) – Sat Apr 19, 2014 10:00am Battelle Darby Metro Park

*Caleb D. Eagle Court of Honor – Sat Apr 26, 2014 2:00pm Hilliard Church of Christ

*Ethan B. Eagle Court of Honor – Sun Apr 27, 2014 2:30pm Warehouse 839 Church

*Thunderbase 2014 – May 2-4, 2014

*Cap City Half Marathon – Sat May 3, 2014, everyone needs to register online

*Gettysburg Prep Hike #2 – Sun May 4, 2014 10:00am Glacier Ridge Metro Park

*OA Ordeal/Brotherhood – May 16-18, 2014 Chief Logan

*Gettysburg Prep Hike #3 – Sat May 24, 2014 10:00am High Banks Metro Park

*Shooting Skills Campout – May 30-Jun 1, 2014

*OA Section C-4B Conclave – May 30-Jun 1, 2014

*Gettysburg Prep Hike #4 – Sat Jun 14, 2014 10:00am Battelle Darby Metro Park

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

*Gettysburg Campout – Jul 24-27, 2014

General Announcements:

*Jack Rogers will be starting his Eagle project soon to raise heart health awareness.

     *As part of it, he’ll be collecting sports balls of all kinds, to benefit Hilliard Memorial Middle School

*Mr. Bryan needs your merit badge class choices for Summer Camp

*Thunderbase 2014 – May 2-4, 2014

     *Let Mr. Hansford know if you want to attend

     *$45 includes registration + patch

     *Mr. Hansford will drive Scouts between Thunderbase and Cap City race if you’d like to do both

*Let Mr. Hansford know if you’re interested in NYLT (National Youth Leadership Training) or other youth leadership courses

     *He strongly recommends them.  Must be 1st Class, age 13, or recommended by Scoutmaster

     *The cost is $180, but Troop will pay $90 of that up front + other $90 upon successful completion of course + ticket

*Timothy L. is Troop 734’s newest Eagle Scout!  Congrats TJ!!

 

 

 

 

Meeting Notes: 4/7/2014

Tonight’s Scout skill: tbd

Upcoming events:

Announcements:

  • Thanks to everyone who came to Nick’s COH.  We’ve got a couple more coming up the 26th & 27th of this month, and we’d love to see everyone there for those, too.
  • We’re moving our committee meeting and PLC to next Wednesday.

4-7-14 troop meeting notes

skills camp out this weekend
-pack for the weather
-bring boots and lots extra pairs of socks of socks
-pack gear in plastic bags

Meeting Notes: 3/31/2014

Tonight’s Scout skills are First Class requirement 1a – compass skills.  Jack will instruct

Upcoming events:

Announcements:

  • If you registered for the Cap City marathon  but haven’t yet registered, please do so ASAP!  We’ve only got 25 of 30 volunteers registered at this point.
  • Marshall has set up an award sponsorship donation jar for the Franklin County Fair if you’re interested in donating.
  • If you’re attending summer camp this year, there were a number of announcements for you:
    • A list of upcoming milestones is posted on the bulletin board, and it will also be emailed to the sunnydaze list.  Please pay attention to these dates – they’ll help you have a smooth and enjoyable summer camp experience.
    • Everyone attending summer camp is required to have a swim test in order to participate in any waterfront activities.  In order to make check-in less chaotic, you can complete this test ahead of time.  Mr. Bryan has set up a testing session at 6:15 on Apr 3 at Aquatic Adventures on Cemetery Rd.  If you’re interested in taking advantage of this, please let Mr. Bryan know tonight.
  • Tonight was the first night of Mrs. Crabtree’s Communications Merit Badge class – if you’re participating, please talk to Mr. Bryan to make sure you have a blue card.

3/31/14 Meeting notes

Important Summer Camp Dates

-4/1/14-5:00 PM Deadline for receipt of scout merit badge or special program selections
-4/3/14-6:15 PM Last chance to take pre-camp swim test. Aquatic Adventures on Cemetery road
-4/7/14-8:30 PM Last chance to pay remaining $190 balance to maintain eligibility for Scout Camp Early Bird Discount. this would be a total of $240 paid (including $50 deposit). Otherwise camp participation fee (including previous $50 deposit) increases to "standard fee" of $260. Last Chance to pay Adult Early Bird Fee of $85. Otherwise Adult Fee increases to $105.
6/2/14-8:30 PM

Meeting Notes: 3/10/2014

Upcoming Events:
*PLC and Committee meetings – Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:00pm
*US Air Force Museum and Campout at BSA Camp Hugh Taylor Birch – Mar 14-16, 2014, depart Fri at 6:00pm
*St Patrick’s Day 5k at Flannagan’s – Sat Mar 15, 2014, be there at 6:00am
*Summer Camp Merit Badge Top 10 List due to Mr. Bryan – Tue Apr 1, 2014
*Merit Badge College Session #3 - Sat Apr 5, 2014
*Thunderbase 2014 – May 2-4, 2014, if there’s enough interest for the Troop to attend
*Cap City Half Marathon – Sat May 3, 2014
*Summer Camp at Woodland Trails - Jun 29 – Jul 5, 2014
*Gettysburg Campout – Jul 24-27, 2014
General Announcements:
*Mr. Stern was awarded the “Buckeye District Boy Scouting Adult Above and Beyond Award”. Congratulations!
*St Patrick’s Day 5k at Flannagan’s – Sat Mar 15, 2014, be there at 6:00am
     *Need 15 volunteers. See Mrs. Bonnell’s e-mail for details
     *It’s the same day as the USAF Museum Campout, so don’t sign up for both
*Cap City Half Marathon – Sat May 3, 2014
     *Everyone needs to register online. Still need more volunteers, please
*Thunderbase 2014 – May 2-4, 2014, if there’s enough interest for the Troop to attend
     *Let Mr. Hansford know if you want to attend
     *Mr. Hansford will drive Scouts between Thunderbase and Cap City race if you’d like to do both
*US Air Force Museum and Campout at BSA Camp Hugh Taylor Birch – Mar 14-16, 2014
     *Depart Fri Mar 14, 2014 at 6:00pm
     *Final arrangements tonight
*The next round of NYLT (National Youth Leadership Training) will be two week-ends in April 2014
     *Let Mr. Hansford know if you’re interested in NYLT or other youth leadership courses
*Communications MB - Mrs. Crabtree is planning to teach it Monday nights during Troop meeting Scout skill
     *More details to come
*Citizen in the Community MB – Mr. Hansford plans to start teaching it Monday nights at 6:00 before the Troop meeting
     *Will start Monday 3/31/2014 at 6:00pm

Meeting Notes: 3/3/14

3Upcoming Events:

*Merit Badge College Session #2 - Sat Mar 1, 2014

*PLC and Committee meetings – Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:00pm

*US Air Force Museum and Campout at BSA Camp Hugh Taylor Birch – Mar 14-16, 2014, depart Fri at 6:00pm

*St Patrick’s Day 5k at Flannagan’s – Sat Mar 15, 2014, be there at 6:00am

*Summer Camp Merit Badge Top 10 List due to Mr. Bryan – Tue Apr 1, 2014

*Merit Badge College Session #3 - Sat Apr 5, 2014

*Thunderbase 2014 – May 2-4, 2014, if there’s enough interest for the Troop to attend

*Cap City Half Marathon – Sat May 3, 2014

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

*Gettysburg Campout – Jul 24-27, 2014

General Announcements:

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

     *Planning meeting tonight

     *Summer Camp Merit Badge Top 10 List due to Mr. Bryan – Tue Apr 1, 2014

     *Contact Mr. Bryan with any questions

*US Air Force Museum and Campout at BSA Camp Hugh Taylor Birch – Mar 14-16, 2014

     *Depart Fri Mar 14, 2014 at 6:00pm

     *Menu planning tonight

     *Sat box lunch will be at the museum café.  Need to make your selection tonight

*St Patrick’s Day 5k at Flannagan’s – Sat Mar 15, 2014, be there at 6:00am

     *Need 15 volunteers

     *See Mrs. Bonnell’s e-mail for details

     *It’s the same day as the USAF Museum Campout, so don’t sign up for both

*Cap City Half Marathon – Sat May 3, 2014.  Still need more volunteers, please

 

 

 

Meeting Notes: 2/24/2014

Upcoming events:

Announcements:

  • For our upcoming USAF trip, menu planning will be Mar 3 and tent assignments will be Mar 10.  Please remember we'll be eating at the museum on Saturday.  You'll have a choice of available box lunches to choose from when we do menu planning, or you can opt to stand in line and handle lunch yourself.
  • Summer camp is also coming up soon.  Please pay attention to the following dates:
    • The early bird deposit date has been moved back to Feb 28, but you need to make sure you’ve got your money to Mr. Bryan by that date.
    • Our summer camp planning night will be Mar 3.  Please plan on attending; we’ll share a wealth of important information that night.
    • Your list of top 10 merit badge choices is due to Mr. Bryan by Apr 1.  These must be reviewed by Mr. Hansford *before* they’re submitted to Mr. Bryan.  There’s a list of merit badges, requirements, and pre-requisites on the bulletin board, and in a sunnydaze email.
    • For Scouts 14 and older (or enrolled in the BSA Elite program), you’ll be able to attend an ATV training session and rent ATV’s for a while in the afternoon during the week.  A fee will apply.
  • Mr. Hansford would like some help from older Scouts planning activities for our USAF campout and our skills campout in April.  We’ll especially need help with skills to teach!

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