Parker’s High Adventure Troop

Published by under T16 on April 10, 2020

MEETINGS:  Tuesdays 7:00 to 8:30pm with PATROL LEADERS COUNCIL: 4th Tuesday of the Month
(with exceptions, see calendar)
Welcome to Troop 16’s Website: your resource for information on the Troop and current happenings
Scoutmaster: Mr. Nate Smith – 303 746-4013
Troop Committee Chair: Mrs. Colleen Combest  – 303 946-4700
Senior Patrol Leader: Andrew W.
Please use this link to contact our leaders via e-mail.
More information about the troop can be found in our Troop 16 Informational Trifold
Troop 16 – Home of the Survivorman Challenge and the Adventure Race

Colin Hayes – Eagle Scout!!!

Published by under Eagle Projects on August 12, 2020

Congratulations to Colin Hayes! On August 10th, Colin became Troop 16’s 151st Eagle Scout. Colin’s Eagle Scout Project was the building of dog beds for a local Animal Shelter in Denver.

Aug 11 Troop Meeting Paperflower Park 7pm

Published by under T16 on August 11, 2020

Troop Meeting Aug 11 at 7pm at Paperflower Park.

Aug 11 – Each patrol has a budget of $25 to plan a fun game

Aug 18 – Unit elections, campout planning, and a backpacking food demo.

Aug 22 – Castlewood Canyon Day Hike & Home Camping

Aug 25 – PLC and Troop Committee Meeting

Evan VanGorder – Eagle Scout!!

Published by under Eagle Scouts on August 3, 2020

Congratulations to Evan VanGorder! On July 29th, Evan became Troop 16’s 150th Eagle Scout. Evan’s Eagle Scout Project was the building of flower bed’s at PUMC.

 

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BSA Swim Tests – Sign up today!

Published by under T16 on July 27, 2020
BSA Swim Tests at Stonegate Pool
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0A4BACA72FA2F49-bsaswim

Don’t miss your chance to do your BSA swim test at the south Stonegate Pool (10326 Stonegate Parkway, Parker, CO)

Friday July 31, Friday Aug 7, or Monday Aug 10  6am-8:30am

Space is limited.  Open to scouts and adults.  Tests are good for one year.

Sea Base FL participants – we will have a certified lifeguard on site who can sign off on our swim checks.

Masks and social distancing are required while waiting for your test.  Please arrive 15 minutes before your swim time.

Sign up today!

Frisbee Golf June 13 8am-11am

Published by under T16 on June 8, 2020

USMC CPL David M. Sonka Dog Park and Westcreek Disc Golf Course

8am – 11am  Location:  17855 Pine Lane, Parker, CO  80134

Each scout must bring their own disc to play. (Discs are available at Walmart, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Amazon.com) We will arrange scouts in groups of 4 for a shotgun start. We do not have the course reserved so we must allow others to play through.  Sign ups are required https://bsa16.trooptrack.com/plan/events/1180512

Email Mr. Smith with questions and read the social distancing rules bellow.

Check out this website for disc golf rules and how to play Disc Golf

Social Distancing Rules:   By participating you certify that  1) You have taken your temperature that morning and are not running a fever 2) You do not have symptoms of being ill such as fever, chills, sore throat, cough, or shortness of breath 3) You have not had contact with anyone who has had COVID-19.  Masks/face covering must worn at all times. Scouts and adults must stay six feet apart from each other at all times. You are only allowed to touch your own disk.  Please bring your own mask, sunscreen, water, snacks, hand sanitizer, 10 essentials. This is an outdoor event – weather will be high 80s and sunny.

Lets see which patrol can have the best score!

Troop Meeting on Zoom June 2 at 7pm

Published by under T16 on June 1, 2020

Our next Troop Zoom meeting is June 2 at 7pm.

Scouts and adults  –  Don’t get stuck in the waiting room! Please remember to use your full name and list the room code in front of your name. (Room Code, Full name, leader position).

The goal here is that the participants’ list will be sorted by the breakout room code for your preferred activity. Scouts and adults using the new name format will be placed in their breakout rooms first.  All others, please be prepared to wait until I can get you to the room you want.

Room Codes, meeting ID, and password are listed below. See you tomorrow!

  • SHScouting Heritage Merit Badge – Mr. Smith
  • FY – First Year scout room – Mr. Beyerly 
  • FC – Trail to First Class and other rank work – Scout Instructors & Mr. Braford

 

Troop Meeting May 19 7PM

Published by under T16 on May 19, 2020

Our next Troop Zoom meeting is May 19 at 7pm. Scouts will be led in a campfire program by Nathan S. and Andrew W. from 7-7:45pm and will also be able to join a breakout room from 7:45-8:30 to work on merit badges or rank advancement.

Scouts and adults  –  Don’t get stuck in the waiting room! Please remember to use your full name and list the room code in front of your name. (Room Code, Full name, leader position).

The goal here is that the participants’ list will be sorted by the breakout room code for your preferred activity. Scouts and adults using the new name format will be placed in their breakout rooms first.  All others, please be prepared to wait until I can get you to the room you want.

Room Codes are listed below.  Check your email for the Zoom meeting ID and password.  See you on Zoom!

  • PF – Personal Fitness Merit Badge 
  • AH – American Heritage Merit Badge 
  • FY – New scout room for rank work 
  • FC – Trail to First Class and other rank work

Troop Meetings on Zoom

Published by under T16 on May 12, 2020

Our next Troop Zoom meeting is Tuesday May 12 on Zoom at 7pm. Scouts will be able to work on either merit badges or rank advancement.

Scouts and adults  – please change your name when you join the meeting to reflect our new mandatory name format.  (Room Code, Full name, leader position)

The goal is that the participants’ list will be sorted by the breakout room code for your preferred activity. Scouts and adults using the new name format will be placed in their breakout rooms first.  All others, please be prepared to wait until I can get you to the room you want.

PF – Personal Fitness Merit Badge 

AH – American Heritage Merit Badge 

FY – New scout room for rank work 

FC – Trail to First Class and other rank work 

Church Work Day Scheduled for 7/25/2020

Published by under Community Service on May 12, 2020

The church work day has been postponed by PUMC until July 25.  Because of social distancing requirements, scouts and adults will work in small groups during 2 sessions. 8-10am and 10-12pm.  Masks and gloves are required.  Bring your own mask, gloves, water bottle, sunscreen, and yard tools.  Scouts can earn 2 service hours for each session they work.  Please remember that this is one of the 4 mandatory events that the Troop has each year.  Sign up on Trooptrack coming soon

Ryan Fierro – Eagle Scout!!

Published by under Eagle Scouts on April 22, 2020

Congratulations to Ryan Fierro! On April 21st, Ryan became Troop 16’s 149th Eagle Scout. Ryan’s Eagle Scout Project was the folding and delivering of Pocket Flags to the military.

 

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