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June 5th meeting plan

On Monday June 5th the troop and pack will be having a pizza and ice cream party to celebrate the end of the school year. Weather permitting, we plan to host this outdoors near the arbor and sanctuary. If a scout can provide a ball for use with outdoor FourSquare that would be appreciated. Feel free to bring any outdoor games you may have, as well as nerf balls or frisbees if you wish.

Parent reminder – Court of Honor

A final reminder that our Court of Honor will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow, May 22nd in the church sanctuary. All families are expected to be in attendance.

A parent summer camp meeting will be held immediately after the COH. Please bring all camp forms to this meeting. Thank you!


A reminder that there will be Court of Honor on Monday, May 22nd at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. All scout families are expected to be in attendance as we congratulate the scouts on their achievements.

Immediately following the COH, there will be a brief summer camp parent meeting. If your child is attending summer camp we ask that you make every effort to attend.

Summer Camp Parent Meeting

We will have a summer camp parent meeting on Monday, May 22nd immediately after Court of Honor (held in the church sanctuary). It should only be a brief meeting.

Camp info, gear list, scout schedules and merit badge pre-requisities (if any) will be provided at the meeting. Please make every effort to attend both court of honor and the summer camp meeting.

We also ask that you bring your completed forms packet on that evening as well. If you previously emailed copies, please bring all originals.

Summer Camp Parent Meeting

We have tentative court of honor date of May 22nd. Immediately following, we will have a brief summer camp parent meeting. Please plan on attending both court of honor as well as the camp meeting.

If our dates change, we will advise.


Registration for summer camp at Camp Raven Knob (July 23-29) has been completed. The names of those registered is listed below. If your name is not on the following list and you wish to attend, please reply via BAND immediately so that we can get you registered. We will have a parent summer camp meeting in the upcoming weeks so details can be provided. Date will be communicated soon for all those registered.





Leonardo B.


Whitewater Rafting Trip Details

Depart from church Friday April 21st at 5:15 promptly

Weather is 57° Friday night, 44° to 70° Saturday and 54° to 35° Sunday with 40-50% chance of rain all weekend.

Bring 10 Scout Essentials and personal gear plus layers, wet weather gear, swim gear, closed toed strap or lace-on shoes, and gear for cold evenings.

NOTE: Shoes that will not come off in water (sandals with straps, water shoes, old sneakers) are REQUIRED for rafting. No Crocs or flips-flops

Camping both nights will be at sites 006 & 007 at Curtis Creek Campground, 3799 State Road 1227, Old Fort, NC 28762

Saturday all day rafting will be guided by French Broad Adventures (lunch provided). Please read all the FAQs at especially, What Should I Wear When Rafting?

Sunday 4/23 we’ll leave after breakfast, returning about 1-3 p.m.


The following scouts and adults have been signed up for the rafting trip. All participants have been billed as well, and we ask that you satisfy this invoice ASAP as we are purchasing tickets shortly. Once tickets are purchased there are no refunds and you will be liable for the charge, so if you are not attending please email immediately. If you are not on the list (Scouts or Adults) and want to attend we need to know immediately as well.


Daniel Fisher

Lukas Hess

Pankaj Sarode




Abhiram V.








Scouts interested in this trip need to RSVP immediately so that we can book the trip. Parents and adult leaders are needed for this trip as well. Parents who have not done so already will need to take an online youth protection course in order to attend. This course takes about an hour of your time and is mandatory for attending any events with scouts. Parents interested please note you will be tent camping for the weekend.

The event will be posted on BAND shortly for RSVP, however please also email if you plan to attend. This is for adults as well.

Cost per scout/adult is $75 per person for the rafting, along with $20 per person for food for the weekend. Please RSVP by Sunday April 9th if you plan to attend.

Leadership Training

Troop 502 leadership training opportunities: If you are over age 14, at least 2nd class and have not yet completed #TopGun, BSAs National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) OR if you are 11-14 and not yet completed introduction to leadership skills for troops (ILST) or S.E.A.L.S. training and are interested in any of these, please let Mr. Fisher know as soon as possible. These opportunities are 1st come 1st served.

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