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Dec 2018 Merit Badge College – Signups Close November 30th

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on November 7, 2018

The Troop 16 Merit Badge College will be on Saturday, December 1st 2018 at PUMC

Merit Badges offered: Emergency Preparedness, Communications, Citizenship in the Community, Personal Management, Personal Fitness, Family Life and Environmental Science.

Be sure to register early in order to complete course prerequisites. 
See more details and sign up instructions are Here

January 2019 – OKPIK

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on October 30, 2018

The January campout will highlight the BSA’s premier winter camping experience, OKPIK!

Held at Camp Tahosa near Ward, CO, OKPIK (pronounced ook-pik) is a weekend winter camping adventure that is attended by scouts from around the nation and we have the good fortune to have it located in our own backyard!

Get all the details in TroopTrack HERE

November 2018 Campout – The Adventure Race

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on October 13, 2018

Are you ready for Magic? You can be in countless worlds with infinite possibilities with this year’s theme, “The Magic Experience.”

Win challenges and earn your gold. You’ll compete in a final Magic Tournament to win the Troop 16 Cup (full of goodies), not to mention bragging rights. 🙂 

Are you a Mage, Thief, Knight, or Creature? Costumes are highly encouraged and could earn some Scout Spirit gold!

Join us for the Adventure Race Campout – November 9th – 11th – Signups are Available Here

Parents – We need lots of help at this Campout we are looking for 26 Adults to man the race stations and few cooks. 
(You don’t have to Camp,  just join us for the Day/Evening) Sign-ups are Here

Summer Camp 2019 Deposit

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on September 18, 2018

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Troop 16 Summer Camp 2019  – July 14th-20th, 2019
Camp Alexander, Lake George, Colorado.

Cost: $390 for scouts, $325 for Adults
A non-refundable deposit of $195 per participate due by November 9th scout meeting. Make your deposit HERE
Mr. Smith is the summer camp Scoutmaster this year: nate_smith@engschools.net, or 303-746-4013
Payment #2 is due March 27th $195 per scout, or $130 for an adult.
Merit Badge Fee Payment is due May 14th.  This will vary depending on class selections.
More info the camp available at: www.pikespeakbsa.org/Camping/SummerCamp/

October 2018 – Shooting Campout – Sign Up Now Open

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on September 18, 2018

The signup for the October campout 19th -21st, Shooting Sports is now open. Boys will be able to work on their rifle and shotgun shooting for the merit badges, or to improve their skills. Each boy attending the campout to shoot must have been through one of Troop 16’s Home Firearm Safety courses. 

Signups for the campout (19-21st)  closes October 9th, at midnight. HERE
Signups for the Home Firearm Safety course (on the 7th) closes October 4th, at midnight. HERE

September 2018 – Rocky Mountain National Park – Signups Now Open

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on July 24, 2018

The September campout will be a visit to the Rocky Mountain National Park.  We will be camping about 25 minutes from the park and visiting the park on Saturday.  Our visit will consist of a tour of the visitor center, hiking, watching the elk in the evening. Families are welcome to join us on Saturday coordinate with the camp Host Nate Smith.

More Info is HERE signups close September 11th

 

August 2018 Camp Out – Pioneering – Signups Now Open

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on July 23, 2018

img-1576smThe sign-up page for the August Pioneering Campout on the 24th-26th is now active! 

We will be building bridges, towers, and maybe even catapults at this campout.  This will be a great opportunity to work on your pioneering skills. 

We will be camping at a new location in Kiowa only 30-40 minutes away.
Parents are welcome to join us during the day.

For camp out, details: CLICK HERE link and dates have been updated.

2018 Parker BrewFest – Scout Account Fundraiser

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on July 21, 2018

This year, Troop 16 is supporting the Cherry Creek Valley Rotary Club of Parker, by providing trash and ice delivery services for their Parker Brewfest event. The net profit from this event will be donated thru the CCV Rotary Club to a variety of charitable organizations, as well as to support leadership and educational scholarships…all within Douglas County.

Members of Troop 16 can sign up for shifts to pick up trash to add funds to their scout accounts. It is estimated, each scouter will earn about $8/hour. Scouts and Adult Scouters working should wear their Class B Uniforms.  This is a rain or shine event happening on August 18, 2018, at O’Brien Park in beautiful downtown Parker.  If you are interested, visit the SIGNUP PAGE

If you have any questions please contact the event coordinator Chuck Carboni at 303 653-7028.

Summer Picnic is Tonight 6-12

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on June 9, 2018

The Troop meeting on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 will be our Annual Family Summer Potluck Picnic

Which will be held at: 
Stonegate Swimming Complex from 6:00 to 9:00 pm  
HERE
10326 Stonegate Parkway  – 
Parker, CO 80134

More Details on what you need to bring and Signup(s) are HERE 

We also do the Troops Annual Swim Test for Adults and Scouts,
Detailed Infomation on Swim Test, BSA water safety, and Sign-ups are: 
HERE

 

June 2018 Camp out

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on June 8, 2018

/home/troop27/public html/v3/wp content/uploads/2016/05/lake mcconaughy1Sign-up closes 6-13 Wednesday Night:  The June 2018 campout signup is now open.  Scouts will be able to work on motorboating and watersports merit badges.

This will be a fun-filled weekend that will consist of swimming, water skiing, wakeboarding, kayaking, tubing, with games and a fire on the beach.  

Sign up on Troop Track: HERE   and more info is HERE

Swim tests are required for all Adults and Scouts prior to going into the water for this trip and Summer Camp!

Troop 16 - Parker's High Adventure Troop