[Troop222All] Scoutmaster Updates: January 1st, 2014

Action Items:

– Please RSVP to anders.chiang@gmail.com for the Urban Hike – This will be a 5 mile hike using a map and compass
– Please RSVP to sm@t222.org for ILST (see below) 

Calendar of upcoming events:  (see www.t222.org for the full calendar) 

Sunday    Jan.   5     8:20am   Urban Hike – RSVP to Anders Chiang <anders.chiang@gmail.com> – We start a the Redwood City Caltrain station.
Monday     Jan.   6     6:00pm   Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops – You must RSVP by noon on Monday to have dinner reserved for you.
 This is a class for all 1st class and higher scouts.  
 It is part 2 of a 3 part class and can be taken even if you missed the first class.
 Those scouts with ILST will be given priority when assigning leadership roles!
Monday     Jan.   6     7:30pm   Patrol Leader Council
Wednesday  Jan.   8     7:00pm   Troop Meeting – Field Uniform – Bowling –

Saturday   Jan.  11     All Day  University of Scouting More Information
Sunday     Jan.  12     4:00pm   Eagle Court of Honor – Garden Court – 
                                 Michael Hansen, AJ Connell & David Dillon
Monday     Jan.  13     6:30pm   Assistant Scoutmaster Meeting – For all ASMs and those that would like to know more about mentoring youth in our Troop.
Monday     Jan.  13     7:30pm   Committee & Parent meeting
Wednesday  Jan.  15     7:30pm   Troop Meeting – Activity Uniform – MPPC C-20
Wednesday  Jan.  22     7:30pm   Troop Meeting – Activity Uniform – MPPC C-20 
Sat.-Sun.  Jan   25-26  All Day  Klondike Derby – Snow camping – Moises Sabio <moises-sabio@hotmail.com>
Wednesday  Jan   29     7:30pm   Trail To First Class Meeting – Activity Uniform – MPPC C-20
Saturday   Feb.  1      All Day  Merit Badge Midway
Sunday     Feb.  2      6:00pm   Patrol Leader council – You must RSVP by noon to have dinner reserved for you. 
Monday     Feb.  3      7:30pm   Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops – Part 3.
Wednesday  Feb.  5      7:30pm   Winter Court of Honor – Garden Court.
Monday     Feb.  10     6:30pm   Uniformed Lader Gathering
Monday    Feb.  10     7:30pm   Committee & Parent meeting      
Wednesday  Feb.  12     7:30pm   Troop Meeting – Activity Uniform – MPPC C-20
Fri.-Sun.  Feb.  21-23           Squaw Valley Ski Trip – For those not skiing we will do the Tahoe Ropes course.
Wednesday  Feb.  26     7:30pm   Trail To First Class Meeting – Activity Uniform – MPPC C-20

Volunteers needed:

University of Scouting (Required & Supplemental Training) – Jan 11, 2014
Cub Scouts – New to Scouting? Get heading in the right direction at the University of Scouting! Over 35 courses for Cub Scout Leaders and Parents.
Boy Scouts
 – Keeping the program interesting to the Youth? Over 30 courses, including Boy Scout Leader-Specific Training, and Den Chief training for the youth.
Venturing, Exploring, and Sea Scouts
 – classes for youth and adults, including Venturing Leader-Specific Training. Learn more here.

Intro to Snow Camping! (Supplemental Training) – Feb 1, 2014

Continue your Troop’s outdoor adventures year-round! This course is a must for leading Scouts in fun and safe snow camping and winter backpacking trips. Emphasis is on safety and learning tricks and techniques to maximize warmth and minimize equipment costs. Gain hands-on experience with snow camping and constructing snow shelters. Open to Senior Scouts. Learn more here


Each Scout can earn 5 Patrol Points for adding the troop’s calendar to their phone or computer:
– If you are an Android user you can easily add the Troop calendar to your Google calendar.  There a plus image at the bottom of the calendar on the website.  

– If you are a iOS or Mac user you can copy this URL https://www.google.com/calendar/ical/bsatroop222webmaster%40gmail.com/private-7a04e6e2ee59a2f4e4945a8a6a9caa6c/basic.ics and in iCal under the File Menu select “New Calendar Subscription…” and paste in this URL.  Do not open this URL in your browser!

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