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Activities at a Glance

The scout-led Saint Joseph Troop 746 planned the following trips to take place later in 2016 through early 2017. When the exact dates are finalized you will see them here first.

26 June - 2 July 2016 – Summer Camp – Broad Creek

4 - 17 July 2016 – Philmont – Backpacking – New Mexico

30 July - 5 August 2016 – Sea Base – Sailing, Scuba & Snorkeling

12 - 14 August 2016 – **Camp Ed

16 - 18 September 2016 – Biking / Hiking – Gettysburg

21 - 23 October 2016 – Webelos Camporee – Broad Creek

29 October 2016 – Orienteering (Day Trip) –Jug Bay

December 2016 – Camp Vickers-TBD

27-29 January 2017 – Recruitment Camp – Cabin Camping – Camp Ware

February 2017 – Cabin Camping – Camp Rodney

The full troop calendar can be found here. The iCal version for Outlook and other calendar applications is here

Scout News

At the most recent planning meeting the troop senior leadership committee came up with the following goals that they are going to work on incorporating throughout the next couple of months. Here they are in no particular order:

  • Advancement, everyone advance at least 1-rank. All present Scouts to First Class.
  • Functional Pre-Opening
  • Incorporating non-Eagle Required Merit Badges into our pre-openings.
  • Each Patrol reach National Honor Patrol
  • Emphasize importance of Scout skills
  • Improve patrol functionality
  • Specific patrol based activity (Advancement opportunity)
  • Communication
  • Menus/Food list 
  • Boys communicating better with their parents
  • Quartermaster Issues
  • See flags at patrol meetings
  • Show more spirit at troop meetings
  • Do a better job breaking the skills selection of our meetings into ranks so the boys continue to be challenged as they age. 
  • Rank based/proportioned
  • Improved attendance through improved meetings
  • Service to the community
  • Have the list of goals at the PLC so they stay in mind every year. 
  • Everyone knows the troop cheer
  • Everyone earns the troop monkey fist knot

Troop 746 Turned 60 In 2012

A couple of years ago Troop 746 celebrated its 60th anniversary. Colin, one of our scouts designed the Anniversary patch. If you would like to see a short blurb about the activities of the weekend visit this page. Thanks to everyone who helped out and also to everyone who attended. We hope you had fun, we did. Here is a link to the video on You Tube that was professionally produced by George Stover of Adventure Productions. If you would like to have a copy of the video, here is a link from our website. Use Windows Media Player to play the video if using the link from this site.

60th Anniversary Patch
Scout Corner

Next Meeting : Friday (19 August)

This Friday is a regular meeting at the scout building. The troop peach sales are this weekend. See Mrs.Georgianne`s E-mail about outstanding need for volunteers.

If you still have any camping gear bring it back ASAP.


Photos from our recent trips are posted. You can find them in the left side navigation under link Photos of Trips - Events. As usual, click on the thumbnail and a higher resolution photo should pop up. Hope you enjoy viewing the photos from our trips!

If a Scout is going on one of our trips, it is imperative that an up-to-date Boy Scout Medical Form be completed and on file. The lastest BSA page with all the medical forms can be found here. Chris Shoul manages these forms for Troop 746.


Troop Committee

The next committee meeting is Wed 14 September at 7pm. All Scout parents are invited to attend the Troop committee meeting. If there are any issues that need to be addressed please contact Mr. Chris by phone.
 
Chris Sklar, Committee Chair

Next Event

The next event is Peach Sales this Saturday and Sunday.The next trip is the Biking/Hiking trip at Gettysburg 16-18 September.

Inclement Weather Policy - According to Troop 746 guidelines, if the weather forces a cancellation of school activities, then all Scout activities will also be cancelled.


Troop Uniform Policy - Class A Uniform (including neckerchief) should be worn at all times except for service projects or when otherwise noted. The neckerchief may be omitted during the summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day.


Troop Travel Policy - The Troop now has an official policy of traveling in Class A uniform. The troop leadership also decided that the neckerchief is part of the Class A uniform and as such should be worn to be in full uniform.

Saint Joseph Fullerton Boy Scout Troop 746

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