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Matthews Arm Campout

Posted on May 23 2016 - 11:07am

What a great campout!



We hiked 5-miles over rough terrain with a climb of 1000 feet of elevation. We crossed a flood stage stream safely, survived a night of 50 mile an hour winds and driving rain and even saw a couple of Black bears in the process. The Venture crew hiked over 15 miles, crossed at least 8 streams and probably did more on the order of 1500 feet of elevation changes - along with the wind, rain and bears. No complaining and great attitudes despite it being 50 degrees in May!

Great job with backpack cooking -nobody went hungry for sure!

Very proud of these young men.

Mr. Stern
Scoutmaster, Troop 1195

Physical FItness Day POSTPONED

Posted on May 23 2016 - 10:02am

Tonight's Troop Meeting will be located at Marshall Elementary School and will focus on physical fitness!

We will administer the fitness tests for the Scout / Tenderfoot and the Physical Fitness Merit Badge. All Scouts will participate as "a Scout is Physically Strong." and this is a good way to show it.

Summer Camp Physicals Are Due In Two Weeks

Posted on May 19 2016 - 7:35am

The BSA Annual Medical Forms, Parts A, B, & C, are due June 6th. The form and instruction are attached below.

Click on the calendar event for more information: http://www.troop1195.org/node/3422

Congradulations New OA Members!

Posted on May 17 2016 - 8:34am

The following Scouts were inducted into the Order of the Arrow this Weekend:

Jonah Jurack
Josh Ogden
Danny Stern
Joey Stern

Please congratulate them on this great achievement!

Summer Camp Swim Tests

Posted on May 12 2016 - 12:55pm

The Troop will be conducting pre-requisite swim tests for Summer Camp. Most of the waterfront merit badge require Swimming MB as a requirement to take the class, so this is mandatory for most of our Scouts. This is also a great oportunity to complete the swimming rank requirements for Tenderfoot, 2nd Class, and 1st Class Scouts.

Sunday, June 5th, at 2PM.

Click on the calendar link to register and for additional information: http://www.troop1195.org/node/3807

Rank Advancement Opportunities!

Posted on May 12 2016 - 6:00am

Mr. Stern, otherwise known as "The Awesome One" has compiled a list of rank advancement opportunities that you can achieve on the upcoming Matthew's Arm Campout!

Click on the attachment below.

For additional camp out information, click on the calendar event: http://www.troop1195.org/node/3798

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