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March 26 broadcast

posted Mar 26, 2014, 8:00 PM by Kevin Reyer

The 2014 medical form is needed for all scout and adult troop members.  If you are going to summer camp or any activity greater than 72 hours then the physical is needed as well (part C.)  Thanks to Mr. Bill Tingler for being our chief surgeon this year.  We would like to collect these for out Troop binder prior to summer camp, and a second copy would really be nice.  Don't forget that without a fully completed medical form you cannot be admitted to summer camp.  Some guys may be able to get part C done with their sports physicals but whatever it takes, a physical is mandatory.  Please remember to include a copy of your insurance card for us.  Summer camp payments should be going to Mr. Arnold.

http://scouting.org/scoutsource/HealthandSafety/ahmr.aspx
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GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR ADULTS!
One of the premier training opportunities for adults to hone leadership skills is coming up soon.  WOOD BADGE is an extensive two-weekend training that helps to teach various leadership concepts used in different settings.  The only prerequisites are to be registered with BSA, have completed Basic Training (Fast Start, New Leader Essentials or This is Scouting) for your registered Scouting position, and to be capable of functioning safely in an outdoor environment and have completed a BSA medical form in the past year.
The weekends are: Friday-Sunday, April 25-27 at Claytor Lake Aquatics Base; and Friday-Sunday, May 16-18 at Camp Powhatan.  For more information, go to https://bsa-brmc.org/calendar or contact Tom Magri at 772-6683.
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                       Buffalo Wild Wings for dinner = Funding for LOCAL Scouting! 
 On Sunday, March 30, 2014, Buffalo Wild Wings at Valley View Mall will donate 15% of all pre-taxed food sales from any guest that presents this coupon between 5:00 and 9:00 p.m. (See Coupon for details)
 Buffalo Wild Wings is excited to be supporting Scouting! We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity to enjoy an evening out with the family and show your support for their efforts.
 Please plan to join us, and share the coupons with family, friends, and your Scouting units! 
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There is a 20 mile hike on April 5 but you must have done a 10 miler previously to go on this hike.  As always, check the troop website calendar often.
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There will be a Court of Honor in late April or early May.  If you think you are about ready for rank advancement, please start the ball rolling.  The cutoff to complete advancement is April 14 so action is needed on your part as soon as possible; please see Mr. Snebold when you are ready for this.  If you want to check your records concerning advancement, reply here to Mr. Reyer.

March 11 broadcast

posted Mar 11, 2014, 8:57 PM by troop221bsaroanoke@gmail.com

Those going to the Merit Badge College in Rocky Mount will be departing CSUMC at 7 a.m. promptly on Saturday morning and return approx. 4 p.m.  Don't forget to take lunch money or pack a lunch.    
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The 5 Mile Orienteering Course is Sunday, please sign up asap if you want to go or just hike.
This is a requirement for Second e and can be taken at any time, by any Scout!  It is only done twice a year, so get it in this time or wait until the Fall.
What: 5-mile orienteering hike along the Appalachian Trail
When: Sunday March 16th, 10:00am - after dinner
Where: Meet at CSUMC for a prompt 10:00 departure- we need a full day of daylight!
Who: All Scouts and Leaders
Leader: Mr. Vitello Orienteering for 2nd Class, bring water, compass, pencil, bag lunch/snacks
What to bring: Hiking Boots, Day Pack, lunch, water, pencil, notebook, COMPASS
Contact Mr. Vitello (Trained@aol.com) if you intend to go. At least one other adult is needed for this trip. We will have two Cub Scouts and their parents joining us.
Location: Off Parkway near Peaks of Otter
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The Northern Tier crew meets at the Smiths on Friday at 7 p.m.
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See the attached info again for summer camp information.  The fees are needed now, please bring to Monday's meeting. 
 This is the best location for the 2014 medical forms for scouts and adult leaders:
http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/HealthandSafety/ahmr.aspx
You can find videos about the summer camp options at bsa-brmc.org.
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Scouts who are taking a Monday night merit badge are asked to bring the workbook for that badge.
  Get it at meritbadge.com; next night for merit badge work is March 24.

Untitled Post

posted Mar 9, 2014, 7:43 PM by Kevin Reyer

Click on FORMS and you find the top link is for the new 2014 consent & health forms

Comments/suggestions for the new website please email trooprecords2@gmail

posted Mar 6, 2014, 5:58 PM by troop221bsaroanoke@gmail.com


Get prepared for Summer Camp!

posted Feb 6, 2014, 5:28 PM by troop221bsaroanoke@gmail.com   [ updated Feb 6, 2014, 5:30 PM ]

Summer Camp teaches backpacking skills
Summer Camp teaches backpacking skills

These guys hiked Hoop Hole Loop in the fall of 2013

posted Oct 10, 2013, 7:43 PM by troop221bsaroanoke@gmail.com   [ updated Mar 9, 2014, 7:52 PM ]



Hoop Hole hikers
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