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Philmont 2017 Crew






Backpacking Campout - Juniper Springs: Saturday Morning to Sunday Oct 21-22

Posted by michaeltneff on Oct 14 2017 - 8:27pm

Come learn what it takes to be a Backpacker.  Learn the basic skills of back country camping where everything you need is in your backpack, and everything you don't need is NOT.  This is an introductory backpacking trip where scouts will learn and practice to be self sufficient with their camping skills.  The hike will be 5-6 miles on the Florida Trail with one-night of camping and then a hike back out.  Backpacking, Leave No Trace, and hiking skills will be taught along with multiple scout skills that will apply to rank advancement and merit badges will be offered.  Come have a 'Walk in the Woods" !!!!!  If you are in the Kandersteg or Philmont Cavalcade crews and cannot attend, please notify either Mr. DiMeo or Mrs. Hanusiak, respectively.  Please review gear list attached for what to bring.  Crew gear and food will be divided on Saturday, October 21.  All costs including food, park fee, supplies, etc., are in the camping fee.

Indian Lore Merit Badge opportunity: Oct 21st.

Posted by michaeltneff on Oct 14 2017 - 8:24pm

Indian Lore Merit Badge,  When:    October 21, 2017. 10:00 - 1:00, Where:   Orlando Regional History Center, Cost: $13.00 includes admission to History Center, Bring: Worksheets, pencil, blue card, Wear : Class A uniform.   Please check the requirements in advance for pre-requisites.   Please note, this conflicts with the backpacking campout.

Help Needed at Kyle's Eagle Project Workdays on this Sat & Sun, October 14 and 15

Posted by MrBrown on Oct 10 2017 - 9:50pm

Kyle G. will be holding his Eagle Project Workdays on Saturday, Oct. 14th and Sunday, October 15th.  YOUR help is needed!  On Saturday we will be working from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at my house (Location in attached flier) to put together the fencing, gate, and ramp that will be installed on the next day. Lunch will be provided as well as water. We will be painting on this day so wear old clothing.  My address is in the attached flyer.  On Sunday we will be meeting at the Tibet Butler Preserve on Winter Garden-Vineland Road to install everything we made on the previous day, including the wall posts and acrylic sheets. The times will be 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  I advise to wear  work clothes.  Address is in the attached flier.  Sign up on the troop website or email me (email address below).

Popcorn & Mt Dora, two ways to pay for membership and campouts:

Posted by michaeltneff on Oct 6 2017 - 4:55pm

Troop:  campouts, dues, troop support, and membership all cost money.  Participation in the popcorn fundraiser or the Mt. Dora food booth fundraiser are excellent ways to raise the money to cover your costs.   Take advantage of these opportunities!   Here are the specific costs:   Dues: $5/month (Eagle scouts: $2.50).   Troop Support: $60/year (Eagle scouts: $0).  Membership: $48 for 2018.

Mt Dora Fund Raiser

Posted by michaeltneff on Oct 6 2017 - 1:06pm

The Mt Dora FOOD BOOTH Fundraiser is October 28th and 29th.  This is on a 'First come, First served' basis for time slots so sign up early via the troop website.  The more family and friends you bring to help, the more $$ you can raise towards your scouting activities.  The food booths include fresh squeezed lemonade, pretzels, hot dogs, and smoothies.  The festival is normally well attended.  Parking is $5, and due to the crowd advisable to arrive early.  

Scuba Certification and Merit Badge

Posted by ccothran on Oct 6 2017 - 9:48am

Have you ever wanted to learn scuba diving ?  Does the underwater world hold a fascination for you ?  Here is an opportunity for our troop to have scouts and adults certified as Open Water Divers.  This is the entry level of scuba diving and provide the basis for more advanced scuba techniques if you wih to advance your skills ansd knowledge.

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