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Committee meeting tonight, Sunday February 11th @ 7pm in the basement of St. Teresa’s. Everybody is welcome.

No meeting, Wednesday February 14th due to Ash Wednesday! There will be a meeting Wednesday February 21st. This is school vacation week.

Annual fun trip

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It’s time for Troop 24 Annual Fun Trip. Friday February 23rd – Sunday February 25th.

This year we are going to a new facility.

Camp Greenough located in Yarmouth Port, Ma. on Cape Cod

http://www.scoutscapecod.org/camp/summer-programs.html

This is the one trip of the year that just about anything goes. Video games, cell phones, movies, etc are allowed.

 

The bunkhouse we are staying in sleeps 32. Parents and siblings are welcome to join us.

On this trip Brady Simnett will be our grubmaster, along with his father Mr. Simnett we will all have the opportunity to enjoy some award winning BBQ. I have beem fortunate to have tasted it, and trust me it is amazing!!!

All this for just $20 per person

 

Take a look at some of our upcoming events!!!

Saturday February 3rd
Candy bar fundraiser show and sell
10am – 3pm
Stop and Shop in South Attleboro

Merit Badge University

Every year in March the Scouts from Troop 24 attend Merit Badge University, hosted by the Old Colony/Mayflower Council.  Running the morning of the first, second and fourth Saturdays, our Scouts have the opportunity to earn up to three different Merit Badges from over 60 offered.  The event is held at the Southeastern Vocational Technical High School in Easton, MA and provides the ability for Scouts to learn about a variety of subjects, such as, Automotive Maintenance and Truck Safety, Animation and Movie Making, Robotics and Engineering, Chemistry and Nuclear Science, Theater and Art, Citizenship in the Community, Nation, and World, and Personal Fitness and Personal Management, to name some.  The Troop’s registration can be edited until February 10th, so any Scouts who have not yet signed up may still do so, and any Webelos that crossover into Troop 24 can sign up with Scoutmaster Stors.  Thank you to Kevin Schaum who has volunteered to be the Leader in Charge for this event!
Spring Camporee
In April Troop 24 attends the annual Spring Camporee event where our Scouts will be able to take the skills they practice at Troop meetings and put them into action in a fun, Patrol level competition.  Skill stations will test them on fire building, knots, First Aid, and orienteering, to name some.  This is a great first event for Scouts who recently crossed over into Troop 24!

White-Water Rafting
Troop 24 is once again planning to go on a white-water rafting trip down the Deerfield River.  The Troop stays at the beautiful Berkshire East Mountain Resort in Charlemont, MA.  There are two different skill level trips that our Scouts experience, based on age, both with trained river guides and lunch provided on the banks of the river.  In addition, our Scouts get to experience the Thunderbolt Mountain Coaster, a combination alpine slide and roller coaster with 3,870 feet of downhill track designed with swooping turns, banked corners, rolling drops and 360º turns.  More details to be provided as we firm up the plans.

BSA Honor Guard – it’s not a leadership position it’s an Honor!!

 

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https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2015/01/27/honor-guard-patch/?utm_content=bufferb3844&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

How to navigate without a GPS device

https://scoutingmagazine.org/2013/12/navigate-without-gps/?utm_content=buffer6cae2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Annual Fun Trip – dates to be announced

Our annual fun trip is coming up. I am waiting for Mr Stors to confirm the dates. This year will be be visiting a new camp, Camp Greenough located on Cape Cod in Hyannis Port.
http://www.scoutscapecod.org
More info to follow as soon as I have it.

8th Annual Pancake Breakfast

Spread the word Pack 24 is holding there annual pancake breakfast on Sunday January 28th. All proceeds go directly to not only the Pack but the Troop also gets a portion. So tell your family, friends, neighbors, everybody. Come out and support a great cause. Hope to see you all there.

Rank advancements

Congratulations to the follow scouts who advanced in rank at our last meeting on Wednesday January 17, 2018

Sayf Siddiq – earned his First Class

Owen Gilbert – earned his 2nd Class

James Askew – earned his 2nd Class

Brady Simnett – earned his 2nd Class

Andrew Jamison – earned his 2nd Class

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