Archive for the ‘T16’ Category

Interview with Mrs. Lipman

Posted by Evan V. on July 28, 2017

I had the opportunity to interview Mrs. Lipman a couple months ago. The interview can be found at this link about her and her background, on the scoutmasters page.

 

 

Troop Meeting on August 1st

Posted by Evan V. on July 28, 2017

The next meeting on August 1st we will be cleaning out the patrol box.

We will hold the SPL elections and going over camp prep for the 14er campout on Mt. Sherman the weekend of August 11 -13th.

The Bull Snakes Patrol will be doing flags.

2017 Fall/Winter Leadership Positions

Posted by Sonya Lipman on July 25, 2017

It is time again for the Troop to elect new youth leaders.  The deadline for requesting a Leadership position is July 31, 2017.  If you would like a leadership position for the Fall and Winter term of 2017 and are at or above First Class rank email Mrs. Lipman (scoutmaster@bsa16.org) to request the positions you want to run for.  It is recommended that you request 3 positions with the first being the position you want the most.  Please remember that Senior Patrol Leader and Patrol Leaders are voted on by the Scouts within the troop and patrol, respectively.  Also, Assistant Patrol Leader and Veteran Gear Coordinator do not count toward rank advancement.

The leadership positions that are available are listed below.  For more information on each position, click on position descriptions on the right hand side of the page.

Senior Patrol Leader
Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Instructor
Patrol Leader
Scribe
Chaplain’s Aide
Librarian
Webmaster
Den Chief – First Class scouts only
Bugler – Can be below First Class rank
Leave No Trace Coordinator
Junior Assistant Scoutmaster
Historian
OA Troop Representative
Quartermaster – Need one per patrol

Please email Mrs. Lipman with any questions about leadership.

No Meeting on July 18th

Posted by Evan V. on July 14, 2017

There will be no meeting on July 18th because the majority of us will be at summer camp on Melita Island.

Troop Meeting on July 11th

Posted by Evan V. on July 7, 2017

The focus of the July 11th meeting will be Summer Camp preparation for Melita Island July 15th – July 23rd.

See troop website for more information and check emails. All forms must be turned in Tuesday!

No meeting on Tuesday, July 18th.

We will also be working on First Aid, Flag Etiquette, continue working on our Merit Badges and planing Patrol outing

There will also be a Fitness Test during Patrol Time for those interested.

Staff will be doing flags.

 

No meting on July 4th

Posted by Evan V. on June 30, 2017

Next Tuesday on July 4th there will be no meting because of the 4th of July.

Court Of Honor on June 27th

Posted by Evan V. on June 23, 2017

Next Tuesday, on the 27th, will be the Court Of Honor.  A potluck dinner will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the Court Of Honor will begin at 7:00 p.m .

Dinner is not mandatory but, if you attend please bring the food item assigned to you. Go to the home page for that information.

The following week is the 4th of July so there will be no meeting.

Court of Honor and Potluck Dinner

Posted by Sonya Lipman on June 22, 2017

June 27th is a Court of Honor. The Court of Honor will start promptly at 7PM.  It will be preceded by a Pot Luck Dinner that starts promptly at 6PM and a Wood Badge Beading Ceremony at 6:45PM. Setup for that dinner will begin at 5:45PM. Attendance at the Pot Luck Dinner is completely optional. You can still come to the Court of Honor even if you don’t attend the dinner. If you want to participate in the pot luck, please be at the Church no later than 6:00PM and bring a dish. The breakdown of what to bring is as follows:

Last name ending in A-G – Side Dish

Last name ending in H-Q – Main Dish

Last name ending R-Z – Dessert

Also, we still need an adult or two to assist with keeping the drink containers full during the potluck and ceremony and also assisting the scouts with cleanup.  Please email scoutmaster@bsa16.org if you are able to assist.

Troop Meeting on June 20th

Posted by Evan V. on June 16, 2017

This week the meeting is set up differently because of the pool party. PLC will be from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m which will be followed by the regular troop meeting 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

 

The Rangers Patrol will be doing flags.

Instruction Time:

Camp Prep for all scouts attending the Mountain Biking campout at the Air Force Academy the weekend of June 23rd – 25th. Registration deadline for this campout was June 13th.

Patrol time for all other scouts not going on the campout.

Bagel Birds: Scout Skills

Bullsnakes: Discuss summer activities

Flaming Ice Cubes: Game Day

Howling Wolves: Working on Merit Badges

Matrix: Plan outside activities

Rangers: Game Day

The following week June 27th will be the next Court of Honor. Please check the website for more information on time and what to bring to share for dinner.

Pool Party on 6/13

Posted by Evan V. on June 9, 2017

Next Tuesday, June 13th, Troop 16 will be meeting at the Stonegate pool for the Annual Summer Picnic for Troop 16 Scouts and their families!

The pool party will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. Please remember to bring the food items that were assigned to you. Here is the list.

King Bacon and Lazy Skunks patrols bring chips.  Bagel Birds, Bullsnakes and Flaming Ice Cubes bring side dishes. Rangers and The Matrix bring a dessert.

If you signed up for swim tests please make sure you get that taken care of. The pool will be open for swimming for scouts and family.

Here is the link on the troop home page for more information. http://bsa16.org/v3/camping-activites/camping-activities-2017/activities-2017/2017-annual-picnic/

This is is also the last Tuesday to turn in your blue cards to the Merit Badge Coordinators before the next Court Of Honor which will be on June 27th.

 

 

Troop 16 - Parker's High Adventure Troop