A Message from your SPL
This is your SPL, Daniel. This week on Thrusday, April 30th we will hold our second virtual Troop Meeting using Zoom.
If you have any questions regarding this meeting, please do not hesitate to contact me or your ASPL, Andre. Please feel free to contact your Patrol Leader if you need help with rank advancement or if you have any other questions. Below is the schedule of events:
|6:00 – 6:50||New Scouts meet for Hiking Safety and |
Virtual Campout Preparations
|7:00 – 7:50||Law Merit Badge||Mrs Saindon|
|8:00 – 8:50||Open Forum for any questions regarding rank advancment or merit badge work.||Mr. Corkill|
Note: Scouts interested in taking advantage of the Open Forum section of our meeting please email Mr. Jackson with the specific area which you wish to cover so that we can have the appropreate number of adult leaders available to work with you. If you have questions regarding the Troop Meeting, please do no hesitate to contact me or your ASPL Andrew. Use the ZOOM link emailed to you to join the meeting.
Troop 345 will be holding its first virtual campout on Saturday, May 2 in your backyard.
Scouts will set up their tents and sleep in their own yard but come together for knife
skills, fire building and safety, and a virtual campfire. Since we cannot have our normal campouts, this will count toward campouts for early ranks!
|4:00-4:30||Scouts “present themselves ready for a campout and discuss camping basics.|
|4:30-5:00||SEt up campsite (i.e. set up your tents)|
|5:30-6:00||Fire building and safety|
|6:00-7:00||Make / eat dinner (scouts should prepare their own meals as much as possible)|
|9:00||End of formal activities / lights out|
|8:00||Breakfast (scouts should prepare their own meals as much as possible|
We will plan to have a Zoom meeting open for all activities, during meals and for the campfire.
A Message from your SPL
This is your SPL, Daniel. This week on Thursday, April 23 we will hold a virtual Troop
Meeting using Zoom.
If you have any questions regarding this meeting, please do not hesitate to contact me or your ASPL, Andre. Please feel free to contact your Patrol leader if you need help with rank advancement or if you have any other questions. Below is a schedule of events:
|6:00 – 6:50||New Scout Meeting. Tenderfoot First Aid.||Russel|
|7:00-7:50||Law merit badge||Mrs. Saindon|
|8:00-8:50||Open Forum for any questions, rank advancement or merit badge work.||Mr. Corkill|
Here are the details for the New Scout Meetings (again, to join these Zoom meetings, use the link in received in email):
● Time: Thursday from 6:00 – 6:50 (NOTE TIME CHANGE). New scouts please join us every Thursday from 6:00 – 6:50 pm to work on early rank
advancement. This week Tenderfoot First Aid. To join, use the link below. If you have questions, please contact Mr. Wilcox.
● Senior Scouts Needed to Plan and Run the New Scout Meetings:
We need senior scouts to plan the meetings for the new scouts. These meetings will cover various early rank advancement topics (knot tying, first aid, outdoor skills, etc.). If you would like to plan and lead one of these meetings, please contact Mr. Wilcox at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are the details for the Law Merit Badge Meeting. Mrs. Saindon will be picking up where we stopped.
Be Prepared. Bring your work packages.
Starting on Thursday, April 16, we will be holding weekly virtual meetings for all new scouts to work on early rank advancement (Tenderfoot, 2nd Class, 1st Class). Any scouts who have not achieved these ranks are welcome to join us to work on advancement. The meetings will be from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.
For our first meeting, we will work on Tenderfoot Knot Tying (Tenderfoot requirements 4 a – d). You may use the link below to access the Zoom meeting.
The ZOOM meeting ID will be in your email or you can contact Mr. Corkill or Mr. Wilcox for the information.
Troop 345! Our summer camp is scheduled for June 21st until June 27th.
If you can not signed up yet and you need more information, you can read all about in the Camp Cris Dobbins Program Guide (Program Guide).
The Program Guide contains some great information and will get you exicted about summer camp. Key information includes:
- Page 17 decribes the merit badge options.
- Page 32 talks about the White Water Rafting option.
- Page 41-43 talks about the times available for the merit badges.
- Be sure to check out Page 47, it has a check list of Forms that will need to be sent to “info at troop 345 denver dot org.”
It is time for you to start planning your activites for summer camp. Your mom or dad has received a worksheet that needs to be filled out and returned to “advancement at troop 345 denver dot org” no later than Friday May 17th!