Trail to First Class

trail to first class

The weekend of March 6, 7 and 8, 2015 we will be having our Trail To First Class camp session at Camp Delezenne. Camp Delezenne is Located near Elma, Washington, 35 minutes west of Olympia.

We will be staying indoors, at the Lodge.  Scouts that need to setup and sleep in a tent for rank advancement should bring a tent.  This is an annual Troop Campout with the purpose of having the older Scouts teach the younger Scouts various skills as required by Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class Ranks. Most of our time will be indoors, but part of the time will be out on the patio and fire ring.

The older boys will be meeting at the Albertsons parking lot and be leaving Friday at 6 p.m.    The newer scouts should meet at the Albertsons on Saturday and leave by 8:30 a.m.   We will leave camp before lunch and should be back in Lacey by 12 pm or so. For this outing, the Troop is supplying food, you only need to bring your own snacks.

Packing List

  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping mat (optional, Scouts will be sleeping on carpet)
  • Cot recommended for adults, we will be sleeping over cement
  • Pillow (optional)
  • Class A Uniform (shirt, necker, slide)
  • Mess Kit
  • Your Scout Book and Pencil!
  • 10 Essentials, new Scouts should bring what you have but don’t worry about having everything yet. Here is the list
  • Change of clothes
  • Warm clothes to go outside (dress for the weather)
  • A pen so you can get your book signed off on Sunday

If you are teaching a class, bring the supplies you will need, or ask someone else to.

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Geranium Orders – 2015 !!

It’s that time of year again where you can earn some money for your troop account and sell Geraniums!    The Geraniums the troop sells are grown locally from Skagit Valley and grow really well down here in Olympia.  People end up buying them year after year.

The Geraniums will be ready to be picked up on April 5th.  So get busy and get your orders now.  Plan on turning in your orders the week of March 27th.  I’ve attached an order form you can use to help in your selling.

Geranium Order Form

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Scout Sunday, February 8, 2015

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2015ScoutSunday-1The Boy Scouts of America annually celebrates its founding on February 8, 1910, based on the program started by Lord Baden Powell in England on August 1, 1907. Scout Sunday was added to the Scout celebration in the middle 1940s. Scout Sunday is always the Sunday preceding February 8th, unless the 8th is a Sunday, in which case the 8th would be Scout Sunday. Once again, we have a cool patch for all the Scouts that attend.

We will be attending the 11 a.m. service at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church on February 8, 2015.   We can pick up carpoolers at 10:15 a.m. at the old Fire Station. We will be going out for lunch afterwards. If you plan on going, please RSVP on the right.

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Cross Country Skiing January 24, 2015 (snow pending!)

crosscountryWe are going to the White Pass Nordic Center for a day of Cross Country Skiing! The White Pass Nordic Center offers 18K of groomed double-tracked trails which meander through both the Wenatchee and the Gifford Pinchot National Forests. Our terrain offers classic cross-country, skating and snowshoeing for individuals of all ability levels

MEET: Saturday, January 24, 2015. Cars leave at 6:45 a.m.
RETURN
: Saturday, January 24, 2015 @ around 6PM
MEALS: Bring a Lunch to Eat While Skiing.  We will have stoves for hearing water.  Bring money in case we stop for dinner on the way back
COST: Trails: $0 (troop paying $15 per scout), Adult Ski Rental Package – Skis, Boots, Poles (ages 16+) $21, Youth Package $17,  Gas Money: $5
DISTANCE: 90 Miles (2.5 Hours)
GEAR: Dress For Warmth. 10 Essentials, Lunch.

Christmas Tree Pickup this weekend!

Tree Pick Up

Saturday, January 10th, 9:00am we will be picking up Christmas Trees in North East Lacey — People have been asked for a donation.  Meet at the Meconi Parking Lot at Hawks Praries.   This is North of I-5 and on the West side of Marvin Rd.  We need pickup truck and/or trailers to carry trees. We’ll be picking up trees along the street and taking them to the recycling center.

Wear old clothes, bring gloves and dress for the weather.  It’ll probably rain.

People in Lacey should have their trees out by 8 a.m.!!!!

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Boy Scouts of America – Capital Area District – Pacific Harbors Council – Olympia – Lacey, Washington