March 2019 – Ski and Snowboard Campout

Published by under T16 on March 3, 2019

Sign-ups are now open on TroopTrack for the Snow Sports campout to be held March 15-17, 2019. This is a popular campout and affords the opportunity to earn the Snow Sports merit badge. We will be camping at the Tennessee Pass trailhead near Ski Cooper. Ski Cooper is an ideal ski and snowboard venue with plenty of terrain for beginners and experienced skiers alike. Ski Cooper visitors also benefit from smaller crowds and affordable lift tickets. $20 camp fee has been waived because of our excellent fundraising efforts.  Price to register covers your lift ticket and optional equipment rentals and lessons. (see below). The Troop encourages adult and sibling sign-ups too.  We are looking for an adult Camp Host for this campout.  Please contact Mr. Kamm for details.

All waivers and Fees are due BEFORE we depart on Friday.

2019 Rates are:
Ski Pass: $46 Adult, $27 Youth [6-14], Kids 5 & under: Free

Rentals: Ski/Board $27 Adult [15+], $19 Youth [6-14], $15 Child [5 & Under]  Helmet Rental:  $10

Lessons:

  • Ski or Board 1stTimer [Age 14+] $99 (2 hour lesson includes rental & pass)
  • Ski or Board [Age 14+] $149  (2 hour lesson includes rental & pass)
  • Ski or Board Youth [Age 5-13]  $129 (all day lesson includes rental & pass)

What to Bring: Cold weather camping gear, Ski or snowboard equipment, and snow shovel. See the gear section of the website for gear checklists.

Signup Here: TroopTrack

Contact: Brian Kamm briankamm@icloud.com

Parker’s High Adventure Troop

Published by under T16 on March 3, 2019

MEETINGS:  Tuesdays 7:00 to 8:30pm with PATROL LEADERS COUNCIL: 4th Tuesday of the Month
(with exceptions, see calendar)
Welcome to Troop 16’s Website: your resource for information on the Troop and current happenings
Scoutmaster: Mr. Nate Smith – 303 746-4013
Troop Committee Chair: Mrs. Colleen Combest  – 303 946-4700
Senior Patrol Leader: Josh H.
Please use this link to contact our leaders via e-mail.
More information about the troop can be found in our Troop 16 Informational Trifold
Troop 16 – Home of the Survivorman Challenge and Adventure Race: A Magic Experience.
Information about the 2018 Popcorn Sale can be found here.

February 2019 – Snow Adventure Park

Published by under Camping on February 5, 2019

The February campout will be a fun-filled winter camping experience on the weekend of February 22-24.

Camping is at St. Louis Creek campground near Fraser, CO and we will go tubing will be at Colorado Adventure Park near Fraser. The Troop will pay for Scouts to go tubing.  Adults should bring $24 if they want to go tubing.

Get all the details in TroopTrack HERE

2019 Pancake Supper – March 5th

Published by under Activities 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

January 29th Troop Meeting

Published by under T16 on January 27, 2019

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

This meeting will be the Winter Court of Honor so make sure to attend if you know you are earning a merit badge, rank, etc. The next regular meeting will be next week.

See you all Tuesday!

Scout Sunday

Published by under Community Service on January 23, 2019

Scout Sunday is February 10th, with services at 8am, 9:30am and 11am. We need 4 scouts for each service to serve as ushers. This is a great way to say thanks to the church for all the support throughout the year.  Service time will be awarded. Sign up on Troop Track: https://bsa16.trooptrack.com/plan/events/agenda?month=2&year=2019

 

January 15th Troop Meeting

Published by under T16 on January 13, 2019

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

During the meeting, we will be learning first aid and 10 essentials. There should be time for patrol time and maybe games after this. Besides this, there are no other activities planned for this meeting.

See you all Tuesday!

Wilderness First Aid Classes

Published by under Survivorman on January 12, 2019

There are a number of classes in the area coming up for Advanced Wilderness First Aid as well as for 2-year re-certification classes for anyone with an expiring certification.

All of the National High Adventure treks that we go on require the adults in attendance to have this certification so if you are planning to go to Philmont this year or Northern Tier next year now is the time to complete this class.

Here is a link to their class schedule:  https://frontrangecpr.enrollware.com/schedule#ct159600

January 8th Troop Meeting

Published by under T16 on January 7, 2019

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

This meeting will be dedicated to camp prep for the campout this weekend and learning winter survival skills. Besides this, there are no other activities planned for this meeting.

See you all Tuesday!

2019 Philmont signup is now LIVE!

Published by under Camping,High Adventure on December 21, 2018
Troop 16 currently has slots for 2 crews to Philmont 2019 from 7/18/19 – 7/30/19.
The event signup is live on Troop Track. Don’t Delay as the sign-up window is very short!
 
Remember, the next Troop 16 Philmont trek won’t come around for another 3 years. If you want to have a chance to go to one of the premier High Adventure treks in all of Scouting, this may be your last opportunity before you age out.
 
We need at least 10 scouts and 4 adults to register by January 11th to keep our spots.  For more information see Troop Track
 
Troop 16 - Parker's High Adventure Troop