Dec 2018 Merit Badge College – Signups Close November 30th

Published by under Activities,Advancement 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

November 6th Troop Meeting

Published by under T16 on November 4, 2018

Hello Troop 16! Here is the plan for the November 6th troop meeting.

For this week, we will continue teaching and playing magic. This meeting will allow scouts who didn’t come last week to learn how to play and scouts who came last week will be able to practice and become better. This week is also camp prep for the adventure race campout.

See you all Tuesday!

January 2019 – OKPIK

Published by under Camping 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

October 30th Troop Meeting

Published by under T16 on October 28, 2018

Hello Troop 16! Here is the agenda for this week’s troop meeting.

During this meeting, we will be focusing on teaching everyone how to play magic. This will be the first meeting out of 2 where we will be teaching and playing magic. This meeting is also the Webelos meeting and would be a great time to fulfill First Class requirement 10 where a non scout comes to a meeting.

See you all Tuesday!

November 2018 Campout – The Adventure Race

Published by under Survivorman 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

October 2nd Troop Meeting

Published by under T16 on October 1, 2018

Hello Troop 16! Here is the plan for October 2nd.

For this meeting, we will be going over flag etiquette and scout manners. Flags will be done by the Rangers patrol this week.

See you all Tuesday!

Help Needed for Global Hope 5k/10k Run on 10/13/2018

Published by under T16 on September 28, 2018

Volunteers are needed to help at the 10K run for Global Hope in Westminster on October 13, 2018 from 7:30am to 11:30am. The job will entail handing out materials and general assistance at the event! All volunteers will receive service hours for the time spent at the event. All proceeds from the race will go toward the care of orphaned and vulnerable children. Please sign up at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f44a4a82aab9-20181.

Summer Camp 2019 Deposit

Published by under Camping 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

Published by under Camping 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 18th Troop Meeting

Published by under T16 on September 16, 2018

Hello Troop 16! Here is the plan for this week’s troop meeting.

For this meeting, there will be two main activities. First, we will be doing camp prep for those of you who are going on the September campout. If you are not going, then it will be a great time to get requirements signed off for rank advancement.  The second main activity will be camp stove training and it is very important that everyone gets trained for upcoming campouts. Flags will be done by the flaming ice cubes patrol for this meeting.

See you all Tuesday!

Troop 16 - Parker's High Adventure Troop