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Kaleb Price Eagle Scout #160

Congratulations to Kaleb Price on becoming our troop's 160th Eagle Scout!  Kaleb repaired a 50 ft section of the Marsh Boardwalk at Hawk Woods Nature Preserve.  Several boards were broken or missing and large sections had sunk below water level.  Kaleb replaced the broken sections, then shored up the boardwalk with timbers to make it level and dry.  The project cost $175.00 and required 240 hours to complete. He also installed a sign nearby explaining his project with before and after photos. Check it out next time you're at Hawk Woods!

Dylan Blackmer Eagle Scout #159

Congratulations to Dylan Blackmer on becoming our troop's 159th Eagle Scout!  Dylan planned, constructed and painted a Little Free Library for a neighborhood park. He stocked it with books for all ages. The project cost $145 and he was able to secure a $50 discount from Home Depot.  Dylan also has the distinction of being the first scout in the troop to experience a virtual Eagle Board of Review.

Eagle Project Fundraiser

Dear fellow scouts

I am working on my eagle project which consists of building 3 raised garden beds and a 3 container compost bin for the Baldwin Center Soup Kitchen in Pontiac. This will greatly benefit those in need in the Pontiac community.  I am trying to raise funds to support the project as I will need to buy supplies. 

 

High Adventure Updates (Parents included)

We are having a meeting for parents and scouts regarding Philmont and our path forward.  We want to discuss the current status of Philmont and our treks.  We just received an update from Philmont Scout Ranch and I wanted to try to answer any questions that you might have.  We're still planning and adjusting plans as time is passing. Please parents join in out the call too.

There is a call in number and also a Skype meeting.

855-266-3327

Conference ID: 455450 

This Week in Troop 125 4/19/20

Good afternoon Troop 125,

This week we will be having a virtual troop meeting over zoom at 7:00pm. We will be inducting our new scouts along with a first aid activity. Everyone is welcome to join. Please wear Class A as if we were meeting in person.

Topic: New Scout Inductions/First Aid
Time: Apr 21, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/78239041932?pwd=dExoYUZ6NFVYK050aUNLcnlnU0hrQT09

Temporary Modified Rank Requirements

Troop 125,

The BSA has implemented several temporary changes to allow Scouts to complete rank advancement requirements using video conferencing during this challenging time. Even when using video conferencing, all virtual campouts and activities should consist of as many elements found on a normal outdoor campout or activity as possible. The most significant difference is that patrol or troop members are not all in the same location.

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