Lots of information here – please read all the way to the end!
Meeting: This week’s meeting will continue to focus on Orienteering. Please bring your compass.
Fundraising: The Troop is running a candy bar fundraiser. Please pick up a bag from Ms. Howe. Money is due back when the candy is sold – $20 per bag. Remember – funds you raise go primarily into your Scout account.
Board of Review: This week will be the last Board of Review prior to the Court of Honor. If you need a Board of Review, you must contact Ms. Pallone prior to Thursday.
Court of Honor: The Court of Honor will be on Thursday, October 5. Please note the date change from what was announced at the last meeting.
Blue Cards: All blue cards must be turned in to Ms. Pallone at this week’s meeting for the October 5th Court of Honor. Mr. Fedina has given Ms. Pallone all blue cards for Merit Badges earned at Camp Read. Ms. Pallone will be returning any partial blue cards to the Scouts.
Committee Meeting: The October Committee Meeting will be on Thursday, October 12. Please note the date change – it has also been changed on the calendar.
JOTA: On Friday, October 20, our meeting will take place at the Mt. Hope Senior Center. We will be joined by members of the Orange County Amateur Radio Club.Members will be bringing their ham radios, antennas, and other equipment so that our Troop can participate in Jamboree On the Air. Jamboree On The Air, or JOTA, is the largest Scouting event in the world. JOTA uses amateur radio to link Scouts and hams around the world, around the nation, and in your own community.
PEEC Workshop: PEEC is adding a second section to their Environmental Science Merit Badge Workshop on Saturday, October 20. Please contact PEEC directly to register.
University of Scouting: Registration is now open – visit Hudson Valley Scouting for course catalog, registration, and more information. Although this is the same weekend the Troop will be camping at D&H, it is approximately thirty minutes away at Chester Academy for anyone wishing to try to do both.