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TROOP 75 MERIT BADGE CLINIC

Troop 75 is hosting a Merit Badge Clinic on Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at Transfiguration Catholic Church FLC building at 1815 Blackwell Rd, Marietta, GA 30066.

We will  have morning and afternoon sessions.  Drink and Snack concessions will be for sale throughout the day.  Those scouts attending both sessions are encouraged to bring their own sack lunch.

Most classes are indoors with exception of Automotive. Each class is $15.  Once you sign up an email confirmation will be sent with further information about the courses you’ve chosen, prerequisites, permission form pdf, blue card, workbooks, payment options, and any other pertinent information. Class A for indoor courses, Class B for Automotive.

PLEASE INCLUDE EMAIL AND PHONE # IN COMMENT SECTION

We will gather at 8:55 for Flag Ceremony to start our day.

Check-in: 8:30 a.m.-8:55 a.m.

Session ! : 9:00 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.

Lunch : 11:45 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. (open gym to burn off energy)

Check-in for Session 2: 12:00 – 12:25 p.m.

Session 2: 12:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

All scouts need to be picked up by 3:30 p.m.

Any questions please contact Barbara Gorman at gormansquad@yahoo.com or 770-617-5524

Pack 75 Webelos Visit the Troop Oct 2018

Orienteering @ Sope Creek, Oct 21 2018

September Court of Honor 2018

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Committee Meeting – Sep 12, 2018

Committee Meeting, September 12, 2018

 

The following were in attendance:

Ken Williams, Bobby Bradford, roger Brand, Michele Salas, Barbara Gorman, Tara Hampton, Sarah Blaesing, Nicole John, Christine Peyroux, Kim Korpi, Mary Ellen Yeomans and Chris Hayden

Scout Master

 

Reports:

  • Outings – Barbara Gorman
    • Cloudland Canyon camping trip has been postponed
    • No October Outing
    • Dates open for Webelos meet and greet – 10/1 and 10/15
      Pack 75 has confirmed for 10/1
      Another Pack expressed interest in visiting 10/1, but needs to confirm with Webelo’s Den Leaders
    • 10/6 – Fall Festival/Weed Pulling Service project
      The church has requested for the Troop to assist with set up/clean up for the Fall Festival
      Fernando has requested for the Troop to also assist with pulling weeds.
    • 10/13 – Merit Badge University available at KSU, 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    • 10/22 – Vocations with Fr. Fred
    • 11/9 – 11/11 – Camporall at Woodruff
    • 11/18 – Orienteering/Hiking Cooking campout
    • 11/30 – 12/1 – Christmas Tree Lock In/Campout
    • 12/10 – Court of Honor

 

  • Treasurer – Scott Gee
    A check for approximately $700 dollars was cut for Troop 2319 for advancement fees

 

  • Fundraising – Tara
    • Nothing new with donut sales
    • Camp Card sales will start in February
    • Pine straw sales – Roger Brand will talk to Father Fernando about selling pine straw at the church.
      In the past, we have ordered from Pine Straw King (pricing pay $3.86 a bale/charge $4.50)
      Flyers need to go in bulletin in mid-January. Need to talk to Renee about getting flyers inserted into the bulletin.
    • Christmas tree sales – Chris Lorenz/Todd King have already made contact with the vendor.

 

  • Chaplain – Mary Ellen Yeomans
    • Mary Ellen Yeomans has volunteered to work on Scouting’s Journey to Excellence for the Troop.
      Journey to Excellence per scouting.org is the BSA’s planning, performance and recognition program designed to encourage and reward the success of our units, districts and councils. It is meant to encourage excellence in providing a quality program at all levels of the BSA.
    • Michele Salas is working on getting all registered adults to complete update YPT Training.
  • Christine Peyroux – Advancement Coordinator
    • Christine will contact the boys who missed the Court of Honor to check on their status with the Troop.
  • Other Topics
    • Merit Badge Clinic at Transfiguration
      FLC is reserved on 12/15 from 8AM – 5PM
      Barbara Gorman/Christine Peyroux have volunteered to look into fees/concessions for this event.
    • Recharter packets were not available yet.
      Council will start accepting recharter packets November 1.
    • Philmont – still in need of scout to fill spots for Philmont

Patrol Leader Conference Sep 2018

Committee Meeting- October 15, 2018

Troop 75

Committee Meeting, October 15, 2018

 

The following were in attendance:

Ken Williams, Bobby Bradford, Roger Brand, Michele Salas, Barbara Gorman, Sarah Blaesing, Nicole John, Mary Ellen Yeomans, Chris Hayden, and Misty Wright

Reports:

  • Outings – Barbara Gorman
    • Orienteering at Sope Creek – Sunday, October 21st 2-6pm. Located off Paper Mill (GPS COORDINATES 33.937600, -84.44300 // N33 56.256 W84 26.580). Scouts will work on Orienteering skills. This is drop off/ pick up event at Sope Creek. If a parent chooses to stay, there is a $5/car parking fee. Scout to bring a water bottle, snack, scout book, blue card, orienteering workbook, compass, dress appropriately. The permission slip was attached to an email sent by Barbara Gorman.
    • 10/22 – Vocations with Fr. Fred
    • 11/9 – 11/11 – Camporall at Woodruff
      $33/scout, Deadline to register is October 22nd. Permission form (corrected from the previous email) is attached. We are hosting Webelos and Arrow of Light Cub scouts at this campout.
    • 11/30 – 12/1 – Poinsettia Lock In/Campout
    • 12/10 – Court of Honor
    • 12/15 – Merit Badge Clinic at Transfiguration
  • Treasurer – Scott Gee
    Check in the amount of $428 was made to Troop 2319 to pay for website
    Payment made to reserve slots for Philmont
  • Fundraising – information provided by Barbara Gorman
    • We will be selling Poinsettia’s in lieu of Christmas Trees and Wreaths this year. Details and order forms will be handed out next Troop meeting October 22nd. This should be a great fundraiser for scouts to earn money toward their scout accounts.
      We will be using Fundraise with Flowers
      They offer red, white, pink or marble
      6″ pot that MSRP of $12, profit of $4.80 ($4/scout, .80/Troop)
      8″ MSRP of $20, profit $8 ($7/scout, $1 troop)
      We’d need to sell 70 small pots to receive free shipping, otherwise, we’d pay $90 delivery which eats into profits.
      We’d have to place order November 19th for delivery on Nov 30.
      It’s delivered on their truck of which we’d have to store them someplace
      Need to get information in the bulletin, flyers printed for scouts, and reserve tables to sell after upcoming masses. Looking for table sales at Nov 3/4, Nov 10/11 (Camperall) and Nov. 17/18.
      Scout’s personal orders need to be in on Monday, November 12.
  • Chaplain – Mary Ellen Yeomans
    • Mary Ellen suggested a copy of each scout’s Health Form be kept at the Church at all times.
  • Christine Peyroux – Advancement Coordinator
  • Other Topics
    • Looking for Merit Badge counselors for Merit Badge Clinic to be held at Transfiguration
      FLC on 12/15 from 8AM – 5PM

Camp Westin

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