Parango's blog

Wreaths Across America

Below is the agenda.  Please arrive on time.  The cemetery will be busy and arriving on 10:30am allows the troop to be organized, everyone will get their assignments and be ready to support.  There is only parking at the cemetary for handicap parking.   Please sign up through so we have an idea who is coming.  Please bring a snack, there is no food planned for this event.

Philmont Equipment Review

ALL PHILMONT SCOUTS (Eagles & Tomaraptors)

I want to review everyone's gear so there's plenty of time to know what is needed.  We are going together this Sunday night to review equipment.  Please review the attached list.  Please bring all your equipment and clothes.  It's important to know you need a sleeping pad or the right socks. 

Sunday, Nov 10th at 7pm-8pm at my house (1727 Jason Cir, RH)

Uniform - None

Everything You Need to Know About Vaping - Seminar

Rochester Community Schools is host a Seminar titled "Everything You Need to Know About Vaping" tomorrow at the RCS Administration building at 501 W. University, Rochester. at 7-8:30pm

Parents, Student and community members are invited to a Free presentation about the dangers, devices and consequences associated with vaping, opioids and other dangerous drug trends.

Attendance to this event would satisfy the Second Class Requirement #7c

The event will be on the troop calendar

Mr Arango


High Adventure Training - THIS WEEKEND

------------ALL SHINGLE MILLS HIKERS-------------------

Kick off from University Medical Building at 7am, Saturday Morning.

Have breakfast before hand.  Bring a snack and water for the drive 

We will drive up to Shingle Mills Trail head. 3.5hr drive

Crew Gear will be distributed to the Crew QMs at the trail head. Gear incudes stoves, fuel, food, tents, etc.

Uniform  - Class C (travel in what you're hiking in, No Class A)

Weather - High 55 degree with chance of rain.  Be Prepared!!

Drink water and get a good night sleep.


Reminder to all Philmont Scouts and Scouters,

See everyone at 6:30 sharp in the community house for a meeting to go over Philmont and Training leading up.  This is a mandatory meeting and all those that can not be there need to contact me so that I can get information from each scout and adult


Mr. Arango