Archive for the ‘Activities’ Category

Feed My Starving Children 9/27 – 9/29

Posted by Stacie Arambula on August 27, 2019

Our parent organization is again having a mobile pack for Feed My Starving Children 9/27 – 9/29. This is a great event to help pack meals for children who are starving in other countries. It’s a ton of fun and you can earn service hours for volunteering. Please signup at:
http://www.fmsc.org/volunteer-listing/?chosen_mode=Site%20or%20Event%20Name&search_term=1909-148EA&miles=25&minimum_spots=1&time=Any%20Time%20of%20Day&search_start=2019-09-27&search_end=2019-09-29.

Popcorn Season is here!

Posted by Stacie Arambula on August 20, 2019

It’s time again for our annual popcorn sale! Order forms were distributed at the August 6, 2019 meeting and will be available throughout the popcorn season. Please look at the 2019 Popcorn Page at http://bsa16.org/v3/camping-activites/2019-popcorn-information for important information and popcorn related dates. You can sign up for Show N Sells and Storms at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f44a4a82aab9-2019. All scouts should create an account at trails-end.com in order to receive prizes for their sales. This is a new requirement this year.

Tour de Cure Signup is live!

Posted by Stacie Arambula on August 20, 2019

The Troop is helping out with Tour de Cure on September 7, 2019. The event needs help with keeping the grounds clean and holding flags at the start and finish lines. You can either earn service hours or money for your scout account. For more information and to sign up, please go to https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f44a4a82aab9-troop1.

Scout Days at Elitch Gardens July 26-28, 2019

Posted by Colleen Combest on June 18, 2019

Scout Days at Elitch Gardens with the Boy Scouts of America

Friday, Saturday and Sunday – July 26, 27 and 28

Tickets ONLY $26.99
Save $33 Off Regular Main Gate Price

New for 2019! Come and participate in fun and interactive activities.  Opportunity to win prizes.

Come and enjoy the rides while testing your knowledge.

Friday, July 26 & Sunday, July 28 – Punch Card –  Come and enjoy the park while riding rides and answering general park questions.  Mail the punch card back to Elitch Gardens, Group Sales, 299 Walnut Street, Denver, CO 80204 or drop off at Guest Relations which is located by the Carousel before August 9 for chances to win great prizes!

Saturday, July 27 – Scavenger Hunt – Experience Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park like never before.  Walk the streets and find the hidden treasures that make up the history of the park.  Mail the Scavenger Hunt back to Elitch Gardens, Group Sales, 299 Walnut Street, Denver, CO 80204 or drop off at Guest Relations before August 9 for chances to win great prizes!

Buy tickets HERE

Questions? Email GroupSales@ElitchGardens.com, or call 303-595-4386 x 162

2019 Pancake Supper – March 5th

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on February 4, 2019

When: March 5, 2019, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Where: Parker United Methodist Fellowship Hall
Who: Scouts (mandatory) and Adults
Ticket Sale Dates: Now thru the night of the Supper (3/5)
Training Night*: Tuesday February 19th at 7:00 pm meeting
Money Due: March 5th to Deb Kubiak or Laura Braford or turn in at Supper
Purpose: Serve the community & congregation of PUMC, thank them for chartering Troop 16

 

Your Role: Sell Tickets and Serve Dinner
– Sell 8 tickets at $5 each (If more than 1 scout in family, +4 per add/ scout). All diners must have a ticket.
– All tickets must be sold, or you must pay troop for unsold tickets.
– Ticket $$ must be received by March 5th or funds will be automatically deducted from Scout Account on 3/31
– Accepting Cash, Checks (to Troop 16), or Scout Account deduction, ages 4 and under are free
Scouts unable to attend must:  1)Get approval from Mr. Smith AND 2) Notify Deb Kubiak at debkubiak@comcast.net

Training Night:
– 30-minute training, to be held on 2/19 at 7:00 PM Troop Meeting
– Mandatory for scouts who have not participated in a Troop 16 pancake supper.
– If you cannot attend the training, please email Deb Kubiak at debkubiak@comcast.net

Patrol Work Schedule: Note: Be sure to sign in and out to receive credit!
4:30-6:00 PM Rangers, Matrix, Flying Pickle Pigs – Eat after your shift from 6-7 pm
5:45-7:15 PM King Bacon, Flaming Ice Cubes, Atomic Penguins – Eat before your shift from 5-5:45 pm
6:45-8:15 PM Bagel Birds and Howling Wolves  (Clean up) Eat before your shift from 5-6:45 pm

Sunday Service Ticket Sales – February 24 and March 3:
– In addition to your required ticket sales, adults and scouts are needed to sell additional tickets after PUMC Sunday Services.
– Earn rank credit for voluntary shifts. Signup Genius available at www.bsa16.org. From the Home Page, scroll

Scouts Wear: Class A Shirt, nice pants (ie. no athletic wear), neckerchief with slide (hats, aprons & gloves provided)

Adult Details:
This is really a fun evening of team work, friends and yummy food! We need MANY adults! Sign up at T16 meetings or on Sign-Up Genius – see link below.  Call Deb with any questions

  • Adults can work off your ticket quota at the rate of one $5 ticket per 2 hours served by joining in on the fun (Sunday ticket sales, serving, or cooking).  Please note you may NOT work off your own family’s entry  tickets.  Everyone eating must have a paid ticket.
  • Wear Class A if possible. If not, a Class B may be borrowed or T16 spirit wear

Displays:
– We would love to have any Boy Scout Memorabilia or Eagle Scout projects displayed.
– Could you be the Display Coordinator? Contact Deb Kubiak 303-726- 0977

ADULT and VENTURE SCOUT SIGN UP:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0548AEA82E5-20192
2018 PUMC Pancake Supper Ticket Sales for 2/24/19 and 3/3/19:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0548AEA82E5-20193
Ushering for Scout Sunday is a Separate Sign Up

December Indiana Jones Lock-in

Posted by Mark Noble on November 15, 2018

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December Indiana Jones Lock-in signup is now live!

Sign up by December 4th at midnight: HERE

“Snakes.  Why’d it have to be snakes?

We’ve named the dog Indiana.

What’s your favorite quote from the movies?

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

Feed My Starving Children – Mobile Food Pack

Posted by Sonya Lipman on July 23, 2018

Every year our charter organization Parker United Methodist Church works with Feed My Starving Children to hand pack special meals for malnourished children and ship these meals to over 70 countries worldwide.  This is a great volunteer opportunity for you and your families to get service hours and have fun doing it.  There will be lots of music and dancing so bring your moves and your Troop 16 spirit!!

Below are the shifts that are available.

Friday, August 17th         4p-6p

Friday, August 17th         6:30p-8:30p

Saturday, August 18th     9a-11a

Saturday, August 18th     12n-2p

Saturday, August 18th     2:30p-4:30p

Saturday, August 18th     Clean up from 4:30-6:30p

.  To register click here.

This is a great opportunity for those of you who need service hours for the Citizenship in the Community Merit badge or service hours in general.

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.

April 2018 Merit Badge College – Signups Close April 24th

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on April 23, 2018

The Troop 16 Merit Badge College will be on Saturday, April 28th 2018 at PUMC

Merit Badges offered: Citizenship in the World, Communications, First Aid, Personal Management, Citizenship  in the Nation, Cooking, Cycling and Camping

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

Troop 16 - Parker's High Adventure Troop