2018 Tour de Cure Colorado

Published by under Community Service on August 17, 2018

This year, Troop 16 is supporting the American Diabetes Association by providing trash services and holding flags for their Parker Tour de Cure event. The net profit from this event will be donated to the American Diabetes Association to support research, awareness and education about diabetes.

Members of Troop 16 can sign up for shifts to help maintain the cleanliness of the park or to hold flags during the event. Grounds workers will receive funds to their scout accounts and flag holders will receive service hours. This is a rain or shine event happening on September 8, 2018 at Salisbury Equestrian Park & Sports Complex in beautiful Parker. If you are interested in helping make this event a success, please sign up here.

August 14, 2018 – Bring a Friend Night

Published by under T16 on August 3, 2018

Bring a friend (or friends!) on August 14th and give them a glimpse of the amazing things our troop has to offer!  As an added bonus, we will have ice cream floats available to anyone who attends!

2018 Fall/Winter Leadership Positions

Published by under T16 on July 31, 2018

It is time again for the Troop to elect new youth leaders.  The deadline for requesting a Leadership position is August 13, 2018.  If you would like a leadership position for the Fall Winter term of 2018 and are at or above First Class rank (exceptions listed below) 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.

We have not finalized a date yet on the Junior Leadership Training but will do that in the very near future.

The leadership positions that are available are listed below.  For more information on each position, please click on the position descriptions link 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 – Can be below First Class rank
Bugler – Can be below First Class rank
Leave No Trace Coordinator
Junior Assistant Scoutmaster
Historian
OA Troop Representative
Quartermaster

Please email Mrs. Lipman with any questions about leadership.

July 31st Troop Meeting

Published by under T16 on July 29, 2018

Hello Troop 16! Here is the agenda for the July 31th troop meeting.

For this meeting, we will be focusing on knots. Some of the knots that will be taught are the bowline, timber, and shirt tie knot. If possible, try to bring your own rope.

See you all Tuesday!

September 2018 – Rocky Mountain National Park – Signups Now Open

Published by under Camping 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

Published by under Camping 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.

Feed My Starving Children – Mobile Food Pack

Published by under Activities,Community Service 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

Published by under Activities,Community Service 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.

July 17th Troop Meeting

Published by under T16 on July 16, 2018

Hello Troop 16! Here is the agenda for the July 17th troop meeting.

The main activity for this meeting is learning first aid. The topics that will be covered are burns, mild cuts, and stings. Besides this, there are no other activities planned for the meeting.

See you all Tuesday!

July 3rd Troop Meeting

Published by under T16 on July 1, 2018

Hello Troop 16! Here is the agenda for the July 3rd troop meeting.

The main activity for this meeting is spending time with our patrols. There will be an activity during the meeting that will allow us to have fun with our patrols. Besides this, we will be doing camp prep for summer camp. All we have to do is find tent partners for everyone. We will not be planning any meals.

If you are attending summer camp, I hope you have fun earning new merit badges and visiting Idaho!

See you all Tuesday!

Troop 16 - Parker's High Adventure Troop