May 2019 Campout – The Survivorman Challenge!

Published by under T16 on April 15, 2019

Survivorman is coming May 10-12, 2019!

Sign up for this camp-out to put your survival skills to the test and complete requirements for Wilderness Survival merit badge and compete with your patrol for the camp-out’s grand prize.

First year scouts will sleep in tents both nights but participate in a survival themed Level 1 treasure hunt on Saturday.

The Level 2 challenge encourages scouts to work together as a patrol to complete survival skills challenges and sleep in a shelter they construct in the wild for Saturday night.

Older scouts may participate in a Level 3 two-night survival challenge.  Adults are needed to sign-up to assist as referees and supervisors for our scouts as they trek through the wilderness of Peaceful Valley.

Registration deadline is 6pm Monday, May 6th!

May 2019 – Church Work Day

Published by under Community Service,T16 on April 7, 2019

Please join us for the church work day on Saturday May 18th, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Bring a water bottle.

Location: Parker UMC, 11805 S. Pine Dr., Parker, CO.   

Merit Badge College – May 4, 2019

Published by under T16 on March 31, 2019

The Troop 16 Merit Badge College will be on Saturday, May 4th 2019 at Parker UMC, 11805 S. Pine Dr., Parker, CO.

Be sure to register early in order to complete prerequisites and to allow time to read the merit badge book.  Scouts must read the merit badge book and bring a worksheet to class (for worksheets – start here http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Merit_Badges and then follow the links).

Merit Badges Offered: 
Emergency Preparedness
Communications
Family Life
Adult Training – Committee & Asst. Scoutmasters
Personal Management
Personal Fitness CANCELLED
Swimming or Cycling
Trail to First Class

Registration will end on: April 30 2019.

Event Time Line: May 4th 2019
7:30am to 8:00am – Registration and sign-ups
8:00am to 11:30am – Morning session

11:30 to 12:30 – Lunch

12:30 to 4:00 –  Afternoon session
4:00 to 4:30 – Conclusion and wrap up

Signup Here:  Signup Genius

Please email Mr. Faust with any questions

Location: PUMC

April 2019 – Glenwood Caverns Campout

Published by under T16 on March 25, 2019

Join us for an activity-packed campout April 26-28. On this campout scouts and scouters will get free admission to the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in exchange for performing a conservation service project for the park. The Adventure Park includes fun attractions like the Alpine Slide and Giant Swing in addition to thrilling cavern tours. We will be camping nearby at Ami’s Acres Campground which has a beautiful group tent camping area very near to clean and functional bathroom and shower house facilities. We are also looking into an additional side-trip to the Glenwood Hot Springs pool for an evening dip. Mr. Kamm will be Camp Host. The camp fee for this outing will be $30 which includes a $10 fuel surcharge to reimburse our drivers.

Click HERE to sign up on TroopTrack.  Sign up deadline is April 22, 2018.

First Year’s Campout 2019

Published by under T16 on March 24, 2019

You’ve crossed over to Troop 16 and now it is time to have your first Outing of Scouting. Join us for the First Year Scout’s overnighter April 13-14, 2019.  Scouts will learn the fundamentals of the patrol method and beginning scout skills. There will also be plenty of information for the new adults as well during the parent meeting. Sign up is open now on TroopTrack.  Click HERE to register and for more information.  Costs for scouts and adult campers is $10 to cover the cost of meals. Camp Host is Rob Beyerly.

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

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

 

Troop 16 - Parker's High Adventure Troop