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Conditioning for Appalachian Trail

For those of you that are going to go on the Appalachian trail you are more than welcome to join those of us training for Philmont. Every Monday and Wednesday we meet at  5pm at the Clinton River Trail parking lot on Second St. between OPC and RARA. We go to the Bloomer Stairs and do 9 laps with packs. Those of you going only on the Appalachian Trail can join us for 5 laps. On Saturday the 18th we are doing a 10 mile hike at Addison Oaks at 8am. Please join us with packs.

Time To Pick Merit Badges for Summer Camp!!

Summer camp is approaching and it is time to pick your merit badges. At our next troop meeting on March 21st each scout will be selecting his merit badges for summer camp.  Attached to this blog (and you’ll find them on the troop website under summer camp related) are three related document files:

--“2017 Merit Badges List and Schedule” 

--“Summer Camp Merit Badge Schedule Planner“

-- “Pioneer Outpost Schedule” 

 

You will want to review this material and make some decisions within the next 7-10 days so you are prepared for to make your selections.

March 19th Rochester Community House Dinner Sign up 1pm - 4pm

Hello One and all!

As you know, our Troop meets at the Rochester Community House.  It is time to give back! On Sunday March 19th Troop #125 is Hosting the Community House Dinner.  We need 12 Troop members - 4 Adults and 8 Scouts - to set up, serve and clean up from 1pm to 4pm.

This will count for 3 service hours.  I am told it is a fun time, and the 3 hours go by very fast!

Please sign up here.

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/4090949A4A628A31-march 

Thanks!

Tim Dameron

March 19th Rochester Community House Dinner Sign up 1pm - 4pm

Hello One and all!
As you know, our Troop meets at the Rochester Community House.  It is time to give back! On Sunday March 19th Troop #125 is Hosting the Community House Dinner.  We need 12 Troop members - 4 Adults and 8 Scouts - to set up, serve and clean up from 1pm to 4pm.

This will count for 3 service hours.  I am told it is a fun time, and the 3 hours go by very fast!

Please sign up here.

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/4090949A4A628A31-march 

Thank you!

Tim Dameron

2017 Appalacian Trail Spring Break High Adventure Trek

Please see the attached permission slip, pack list, and map for the AT Spring Break Trek this year.

We will be leaving bright and early Saturday morning (6am) April 1st (no this is not a joke) and returning Friday evening April 7th ~7pm (drivers will call when in route with updated arrival times).  Scouts should eat breakfast at home on Saturday before coming to the drop off and should bring a sack lunch for the drive. 

Cooking Merit Badge at Hawk Woods

Cooking Merit badge will be offered from April 8-9 at Hawk Woods Nature Center.

This is an overnight event.   Scouts will cook in teams (Hawk Woods would like teams of 4 boys.)  Assist Scout masters will take teams out to buy food.

Please fill out the attached forms and get them to me (ASM Mark Gugel) by MARCH 21.  (I will be out of town this week.)  Forms are due at the City of Auburn Hills before April and we need to organize troop 125 teams of 4 with ASMs/adults before then.  Please don't be late.  Don't forget to get a signed blue card.

Medical Forms Updates

Every scout and leader will need to update their annual scout medical form.

Everyone needs to have portion A&B completed and returned to Mr. Arango

If you are attending summer camp, than you need portion AB&C.  These forms need to be returned Mr. Arango NLT 15 May.  You will not be able to attend summer camp without this completed.

The ABC form is attached.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask.  Call or text me at 248-462-3796

Mr. Arango

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