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August Campout – Mountaineer Weekend at The Summit

Date:

Thursday, August 6th – Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Location:

The Summit Bechtel Reserve – Jean, West Virginia

Scouts Attending:

Grey Reeves, Walker Reeves, Jackson Reeves, Amir Watkins, MIchael Martin, Andrew Jones, Seth McGuffin, and Cary Dozier.

Details:

Thursday, August 6th – We will meet at Harrison UMC around 2pm and trying to depart no later than 2:30pm. You will need Class “A” and Class “B” shirts for this weekend. We will travel in Class “B” but take Class “A” along with us for flag ceremonies and meals. We will be stopping for dinner before we arrive at the Summit.

Sunday, August 9th – We will arrive back to Harrison UMC around 1pm. Please have someone there to retrieve your Scout upon arrival. If we are running late or arriving earlier we will call in route. We will stop for breakfast or lunch on the way home too.

Equipment Needed:

  • Tents – NO hammocks will not have anywhere to put these on this trip (no trees in site)
  • Cots or pads, if desired
  • Clothing, including swim attire
  • Toiletries
  • Sleeping bag
  • Two pairs of shoes (one for water activities) – no open toed shoes
  • Jacket
  • Class “A” and “B” uniform
  • Rain gear
  • Water Bottles
  • Flashlights
  • Any other personal gear you might need or want for the trip
  • Money for food going and coming
  • Money for souvenirs from the trading post or snacks during the day or evening

Forms Needed:

Each participant will need to sign the waiver request from the Summit in full (total of 5 pages). You will need to go to the following website, print it out, and signed by your parents and then bring it along with you on Thursday.

http://www.summitbsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Summit-Waiver.pdf

We will also need medical forms part A & B from each participant. If you attended Summer Camp last month, we have yours. If you did not you will need to bring in parts A and B with you on Thursday.

 

Health forms updates, Summer Meetings, High Adventure plans

Monday – 6/22 -  7:00pm – Regular Troop Meeting

7:30pm – Parents Summer Camp Meeting

Monday – 6/29 – 7:00pm – Regular Troop Meeting

Court of Honor – moved to August after Summer Camp (not enough awards to hold one)

Sunday – July 5th – Saturday, July 11th – Summer Camp @ Camp Grimes

July 13th – August 2nd – No Troop Meetingss

Thursday, August 6th – Sunday, August 9th – The Summit High Adventure Trip – West Virginia

Following Scouts have signed up for this Trip – If any other Scouts or adults are interested in making this trip please contact the Scoutmaster asap to get you on the list – Total Fee is $200 per person (includes all food and activities)
Jackson Reeves
Walker Reeves
Grey Reeves
Seth McGuffin
Cary Dozier
Andrew Jones
Michael Martin
Amir Watkins

**Below is the list from Summer Camp attendees and who needs to get theIr health forms in order.  Please take care of this ASAP or your scout cannot attend Summer Camp or High Adventure in August.

See Rob Leonard to turn in health forms

Gabriel Russell Black(Needs New Form – email sent last week to his parents)
Seth Bradley Cobb Mcguffin (Needs New Form)
Cary Allen Dozier(Needs New Form for High Adventure – but not Summer Camp – email sent last week to parents)
Andrew Hal Jones(Needs New Form for High Adventure – but not Summer Camp – email sent last week to parents)
Connor Joseph Leonard(Needs New Form – email sent last week to his parents)
Joseph Edward Navarro(Needs New Form)
Ryan Patroski(Needs New Form)
Ryan Patrick Powers(Needs New Form – email sent last week to his parents)
Varshi S Rayapalli(Needs New Form – email sent last week to his parents)
Austin Walker Reeves(Do NOT need updated Summer Camp Forms – they do if they are going to High Adventure)
Grey Currie Reeves(Do NOT need updated Summer Camp Forms – they do if they are going to High Adventure)
Jackson Stuart Reeves(Do NOT need updated Summer Camp Forms – they do if they are going to High Adventure)
Jared Schnall(Do not know the status of his health form – but I can separately follow up with Cindy)
Alex William Scott(Needs New Form – email sent last week to his parents)
Amir Xavier Watkins(Needs New Form for High Adventure – but not Summer Camp – email sent last week to parents)

Adults:
Dan Fisher(do not know status)

Ida McAlister(do not know status)

Jason Reeves(do not know status)

David Scott(do not know status)

 

 

Troop Day Trip – May 16th – Wings Over Wayne/Air Show

The following scouts/families are signed up for the AirShow Day Trip Saturday May 16th:

Scouts:
Walker
Jackson
Grey
Cary
Jared
Amir
Varshi
Jathin

Adults/Leaders/Family:
Dawn R
Dan B
Banala Family (3)
Jordan S.

Please meet at church at 5:15 AM for a 5:30 AM departure.  We will be taking the Harrison UMC bus.
Bottled water is allowed on the bus but no other drinks/snacks.

Please plan on wearing Class A uniform to travel but wear Class B shirts (or solid red t-shirt) under uniform, so that Class A shirts can be left on the bus for travel home.

Bring money for Saturday breakfast and dinner on the road as well as money for food/drinks at the Airshow (estimate around $30).

You may want to bring sunscreen, but it must be put on before you arrive at the airshow as NO backpacks are allowed in the Show.

Please bring a hat and comfortable shoes for walking.  You may bring a folding chair but will be responsible for carrying/keeping up with it.
We plan to return to the church around 9 PM.

Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Zachary Groce

The Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Zachary Groce will be held Friday night, May 15th.  All scouts are expected to attend and be in Class A uniforms. Scout families are invited to attend as well, but please RSVP (see below) so that the Groce’s have an accurate count for planning purposes.  Please also make note of the location of this event.

Date:  May 15th
Time:  7:00 PM  (Scouts should arrive by 6:45 PM)
Location:  Light of Christ United Methodist Church, 9212 Bryant Farms Road, Charlotte, NC  28277  (Click Here For a Map)

Reception following with cake and other refreshments.

RSVP:  (704) 540-5288 or halg@bellsouth.net

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