Arrive at 7 PM this Friday March 2
Leave on Saturday, March 3 at noon.
At Hope Methodist Church on Dayton and Belleview

1. Understand how to advance Ranks and earn Merit Badges
2. Determine a patrol, with names, yells, and make flags
3. Select Patrol Leaders and Assistant Patrol Leaders
4. Learn the basics of camping and outdoor activities
5. Meet other scouts in the troop
6. Have Fun!


Fundamentals Packing list

Printable Fundamentals Packing List

Sleeping Bag
Sleeping Pad
Something to sleep in
Clothes for Saturday
Class A shirt
Scout handbook
Water Bottle
Bathroom supplies – toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, etc
Please do not bring any electronics to the weekend.

We will be providing snack Friday, Breakfast and snack Saturday


Troop 345 19th Court of Honor
Thursday, May 18, 2017
7:00PM – 8:30PM at Hope United Methodist Church


Presentation of the Colors


Opening Prayer


Presentation by Mark Risner

Awarding of Merit Badges

Presentation by Mathew Fasone

Awarding of Rank Advancements

Peach Sale Kick Off-Shirley Crites

Scoutmaster Address

Recent and Future Events Connor Sisler

Retiring of the Colors

Fundamentals will take place on Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11.
  • Plan on arriving between 6:30-7PM.
  • Please have dinner before you arrive.
  • A light snack will be provided before lights out.
  • This will be at Cliff Corkill’s house because we can’t use the church.
  • Please bring a sleeping bag and a tent if you have one.
  • Also, we need scouts to volunteer for stations such as knife safety and fire safety.
  • The event will end around 11AM on Saturday morning.

Contact Mr. Corkill or Ethan Rossi (SPL) if you can join us and welcome the new scouts!!!!!

Mr. Corkill’s address was shared via the Troop 345 Yahoo Group weekly email.

Our final Troop meeting before the holidays is next week!

On December 15th, we will have a potluck and gift exchange. Gift prices should not exceed $15.

The potluck has a sign up sheet that has been shared via the Yahoo Groups email distribution as of this past Sunday night.

The potluck begins at 6:30PM at Hope United Methodist Church. The holiday gift exchange will follow dinner.

Great Sand Dunes Campout

We have reserved 3 nights and 4 days of awesomeness!


  • What: Great Sand Dunes National Park
  • Where: South on I-25, near Alamosa, CO. It’s about a 3.5 hour drive
  • When: Sunday July 31 to Wednesday August 3
  • Who: Scouts and Parents are welcome
  • Cost: TBD

We have reserved 3 campsites at Pinyon (Piñon) Flats Campground

We will have a food planning meeting during the Troop Meeting on 7/21 at Westlands. If you need food related requirements for advancement please contact Alan Switzer at to be included!

Orange cards should be turned in no later than the Troop meeting on July 28th as we will be purchasing food for the campout then!


  • Sand sledding
  • Hiking
  • Colorado Gators Reptile Park
  • Fun games

Please contact Alan Switzer, Nick Most, or Cameron Crites for more information!