Weekly eMail Digest - 8 Sep 2014

Post date: Sep 8, 2014 6:48:44 PM

Location: VFW

Uniform: Class A

Due: Allaire State Park (26-28 Sep) permission slips

Skills: Troop Goals

Break off into new patrols

-Elect PL, APL, QM

-Cheer, Yell, Song

Patrol Leader goals and introductions

Pump drill presentation

Game: Steal the Bacon

Scoutmaster Minute: Mr. Ramirez

Pump Drills for the Allaire campout


Remember to be working on your pump drill for the competition at the 26-28 Sep camp out at Allaire State park.

Painting Troop shed/shipping container

The Troop is looking for someone to step up and lead a project to prep the shipping container for paint? The shipping container is what the troop uses for storage. It is located in the parking lot behind the VFW.

Popcorn Blitz

The popcorn sales blitzes are on this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Please make sure your Class A uniform is complete and you are ready to stand tall and look good as a Boy Scout at your blitz time and location. Check out the signup site for those times and locations for this weekend.

For more information, checkout the troop website for details on the rules and changes for this year's popcorn sales.

DEP's Free "WILD Outdoor Expo'' Set for Sept. 13 and 14

The 5th annual NJ WILD Outdoor Expo, a celebration of the state's bountiful natural resources and rich outdoor heritage, is scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 13 and 14. At the Expo the public will be offered a welcoming hand to the state's great outdoor venues and experiences.

The Expo, to be held rain or shine at the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area in Jackson Township, will include classes, lessons, demonstrations and exhibits on a host of outdoor activities. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

A host of environmental and conservation exhibits, demonstrations and seminars are planned. Participants, ranging from avid outdoorsmen to novice adventurers of all ages, can learn about and try a wide variety of activities at the Expo. Included will be fishing, kayaking, camping skills, rock climbing, wildlife watching, shooting sports, geocaching and plenty more. Many of the free activities and programs offered can also help to fulfill Boy Scout and Girl Scout badge requirements. The complete list of free scout badge activities at this event can be found on the event website.

For more information, view the NJ DEP news release at http://www.nj.gov/dep/newsrel/2014/14_0088.htm; for directions to the Colliers Mills WMA and more information, including a video tour of the Expo and a complete listing of 2014 programs, visit: www.wildoutdoorexpo.com/ .