Troop News

Troop Update 9/16/19

posted Sep 17, 2019, 4:36 PM by WebDev T1005   [ updated Sep 17, 2019, 4:36 PM ]

Next Meeting, Tuesday, September 17. Troop Meeting @ Christ Church Cranbrook

We'll finish planning the outing, including a review of Safety Afloat. Learning Safety Afloat is a First Class rank requirement, so even if you're not going on the kayaking outing, this will be a great opportunity. We'll also check in troop tents that were used at summer camp.

Upcoming Events

The Calendar is out on Scout-book and our website. You can link the Troop 1005 calendar to your google calendar and events will show up. 

 

Important Announcements   

Did you use a troop tent at Camp Rotary? - if you did, please bring the tent to this week's troop meeting. We want to check it in and make sure it's ready for this coming weekend's outing. All New Scouts used a troop tent this summer, you either took home a tent that you used in our campsite during the week, or on the Thursday night overnighter.

Kayaking Outing - Tomorrow is the last day to sign up. Final count needs to be to the Kayak outfitter. Payment ans Sign up Link can be found here Kayak Outing - September 2019

We will meet at East Hills Middle School on Friday at 5:00 pm. Be sure to bring some type of closed-toe shoes that you can wear while kayaking, that will get wet. An old pair of gym shoes will work, or keens / crocs, etc. Carpooling lists to follow. 
Outing Information 

Friday, Sept 20- Sunday, Sept 22nd - Join us for an awesomely fun weekend, we'll kayak down the Platte River in the morning, and hit Sleeping Bear Dunes in the afternoon. We'll be camping in the Platte River Campground.Cost is $50, which includes the cost of kayaking, food and transportation. Meet at East Hills on Friday at 5:00 pm sharp, we'll hit the road by 5:30 at the latest. Bring some spending $ for a fast food dinner on the way up and lunch on the way home.


Kelton's Eagle Project - 9/28 at 9 am. 

SOS Service Project - 9/29 and 10/6 - this is our big opportunity to say thank you to Christ Church of Cranbrook for being our chartered organization. Each Scout is expected to help out at least one day - 9/29 (1:00 - 4:00 pm) and/or 10/6 (8:00 am - Noon). Signup sheets will be at Troop Meeting and Online. 
Parents - We are still looking for a SOS coordinator, now is a great time to volunteer for this important role.

Youth Leadership Training - New Date 10/5 - whoops, when we changed the date, we forgot that Kelton's Eagle Project is 9/28. 
All youth that are in a leadership role should attend. If you have attended before, you can help lead a discussion or a game. 9:00 am - Noon  

Adult Training -  See last week's post for flyers

Troop 1005 Update - September 9, 2019

posted Sep 10, 2019, 4:11 AM by WebDev T1005

Next Meeting, Tuesday, September 10 - Court of Honor @ Christ Church Cranbrook

Court of Honor - Tuesday, Sept 10th at 7:00 pm - Come and be recognized for all of your hard work over the past couple of months, receive the merit badges and rank advancement that you completed at Camp Rotary and this summer. We'll also plan for our September outing and see some pictures / videos from all of the fun we had this summer at Camp Rotary, NYLT, and the World Jamboree.


Pictures / videos from this summer's Scout activities - If you have any fun pictures / videos from this summer, please email them to Mr. Krueger. 


Upcoming Events

The Calendar is out on Scout-book and our website. You can link the Troop 1005 calendar to your google calendar and events will show up. 

 

Important Announcements   

Kayaking Outing - Friday, Sept 20- Sunday, Sept 22nd - Join us for an awesomely fun weekend, we'll kayak down the Platte River in the morning, and hit Sleeping Bear Dunes in the afternoon. We'll be camping in the Platte River Campground.Cost is $50, which includes the cost of kayaking, food and transportation. Meet at East Hills on Friday at 5:00 pm sharp, we'll hit the road by 5:30 at the latest. Bring some spending $ for a fast food dinner on the way up and lunch on the way home.


Youth Leadership Training - Moved to Saturday, Sept 28th from 9:00 am - Noon    If you were elected to be a patrol leader, assistant patrol leader, or serving on the Patrol Leadership Council (PLC) in another leadership role, please plan on joining us for this important youth leader training at the Church in Rooms 201-202, even if you have attended before. More experienced Scouts will be asked to lead part of the training.
If you're in a leadership role and unable to attend, please contact Mr. Krueger as soon as possible. All Scouts are welcome to attend. 

Recruiting Outing - Friday, Oct 11-13th - This is one of the most important outings of the year, all Scouts and adult leaders should attend. We're inviting prospective Troop 1005 Scouts to join us for a weekend of fun, fellowship and Scout activities. The outing will be at D-bar-A Scout Ranch, we'll be staying at a part of camp where we've never stayed before. 
If you know any Arrow of Light Scouts, be sure to tell them about this outing, it's going to be awesome!

Adult Training -  Please see attached flyers

Troop 1005 Update - 9/2/19

posted Sep 3, 2019, 4:39 AM by WebDev T1005

Next Meeting, Tuesday, September 3 - Troop Meeting @ Christ Church Cranbrook

First regular meeting of the year - we'll start right at 7:00 pm, please be there a bit early to help set up. During the meeting, we'll have patrol meetings and elect patrol leaders for the next 6 month term, review the calendar, discuss the September outing, and have some fun.


There will also be a parent meeting. One parent from each scouting family should be in attendance. Will cover rechartering, calendar sign up and other topics. 


Upcoming Events

The Calendar is out on Scout-book and our website. You can link the Troop 1005 calendar to your google calendar and events will show up. 

 

Important Announcements   

Popcorn Sale - Scouts have the option to sell popcorn this Fall, 1/3 of the sales will go into an account for the Scout, which  can be used to pay for any Scout activities/outings. Again, this is optional. The troop will continue to run our Wreath sale in Nov/Dec, where all Scouts are expected to participate. If interested, email Mr. Sprague.

Court of Honor - Tuesday, Sept 10th at 7:00 pm - Come and be recognized for all of your hard work over the past couple of months, receive the merit badges and rank advancement that you completed at Camp Rotary and this summer. We'll also plan for our September outing and see some pictures / videos from all of the fun we had this summer at Camp Rotary, NYLT, and the World Jamboree.

Pictures / videos from this summer's Scout activities - If you have any fun pictures / videos from this summer, please email them to Mr. Krueger.

Youth Leadership Training - if you're elected to be a patrol leader, assistant patrol leader, or serving on the Patrol Leadership Council (PLC) in another leadership role, please plan on joining us for training on Saturday, Sept 14th from 9 am - Noon at the Church.

Troop 1005 Update - 8/16/19

posted Aug 29, 2019, 7:27 PM by WebDev T1005   [ updated Aug 29, 2019, 7:29 PM ]

Next Meeting, Tuesday, August 20 - PLC and Adult Committee.

The first meeting of this scouting year will be a PLC and Adult Committee


PLC - 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM @ CCC, room 201/202. All scouts are welcome. Scouts in leadership positions or those that need leadership positions need to attend. All Assistant Scoutmasters are encouraged to attend. This is an important meeting where we'll plan the upcoming troop meetings / troop outings.


 Adult Committee - 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM @ CCC, Room 201/202. All parents are welcome, we will review the calendar for the upcoming year and other topics. If you have a topic to add to the agenda, please let me know. 



Upcoming Events

www.t1005.org/calendar

 

Important Announcements   

Youth Leadership Positions - Ryan (SPL) and Lamarr (ASPL) are in the process of selecting Scouts to serve on the Patrol Leadership Council (PLC). If you're interested in serving in a leadership role, please email Mr. Krueger, and he'll connect you with Ryan/Lamarr. To be eligible, you should be a First Class Scout and be able to attend the vast majority of troop meetings, PLC meetings, and troop outings. The term starts now, and runs through Jan 31st, 2020. Positions include: troop guide, scribe, historian, librarian, webmaster, and more. https://troopleader.scouting.org/troop-positions/

1st Troop Meeting - Tuesday, 9/3 from 7:00 - 8:15 pm at CCC. We're excited to kick off our new Scout year with patrol meetings, patrol leader elections - plus much more.

September Outing 9/20 - 9/22 - The outing will be finalized at the 8/20 PLC meeting, the Scouts will either be going on a kayaking / canoeing trip, or attending an outing run by the Boy Scout camp where our Scouts will live and learn the ways of Native Americans (and earn the Indian Lore merit badge).

Popcorn Sale - Scouts have the option to sell popcorn this Fall, 1/3 of the sales will go into an account for the Scout, which  can be used to pay for any Scout activities/outings. Again, this is optional. The troop will continue to run our Wreath sale in Nov/Dec, where all Scouts are expected to participate. If interested, email Mr. Sprague.

Troop Update: 6/17/19

posted Jun 18, 2019, 2:52 AM by WebDev T1005   [ updated Jun 18, 2019, 2:54 AM ]

Our next regular meeting is tomorrow. June 18 , 7 PM @ Christ Church Cranbrook. New Scouts will work on Scout/Tenderfoot requirements and prep for summer camp, older Scouts will work on merit badge prerequisites.

Upcoming Calendar Events - Almost time for Summer Camp!!!!!! 

Please check our Website for the calendar.

 http://www.t1005.org/  


Summer Camp -  Parents of Campers - Please make sure to get all your forms in this upcoming meeting. Your support appreciated!!


Adult Leadership Positions
We are still looking for a new treasurer Please see Mr. Kravchenko if interested.

A couple of announcements from Mr. Krueger:
Summer camp forms - it's imperative that you drop off all of your camp forms at Tuesday's troop meeting. 
  • Scouts require a physical form, copy of front/back of health insurance card, medication form, and camper release form. 
  • Adults require a physical form, copy of front/back of health insurance card, and your DHS clearance form.
Summer camp merit badge prerequisites - for all but the new Scouts, it's important that you review the attached PDFs. 
One includes a list of which Scouts signed up for merit badges that have prerequisites. 
The other PDF includes a list of all of the merit badges that each Scout signed up for. 
As a reminder, a prerequisite is a merit badge requirement that should be completed before summer camp.

Camp Rotary summer camp final details - watch for an email later this week with final details on the departure time, car pool, 
etc. 
Summer camp swim practice - Thursday, June 20th - we'll meet at the Bloomfield Hills Swim Club at 7:00 pm. 
During this optional practice, Scouts will practice their swim strokes, including the elementary backstroke. 
Note: This practice is highly recommended for new Scouts. All are welcome to stay after swim practice to goof off and have fun. 
When checking in, let them know you're with Boy Scout Troop 1005.
251 E. Square Lake Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

Old merit badge books / old uniforms - if you'd like to donate any merit badge books, uniform shirts, pants or troop t-shirts 
that you're no longer using, please bring them to the 6/11 or 6/18 troop meeting. We'll make them available to our troop members. 
The merit badge books will be added to our troop library.

Troop Update - 6/10/2019

posted Jun 11, 2019, 3:53 AM by WebDev T1005

Announcements:

Our next regular meeting is tomorrow. June 11 , 7 PM @ Christ Church Cranbrook. Scouts will have SPL Elections and plan for summer camp.

Upcoming Calendar Events - Almost time for Summer Camp!!!!!! 

Please check our Website for the calendar.

 http://www.t1005.org/  


Summer Camp -  Please let me know if you will be a part time adult in camp. I have heard from a few parents but we could still use volunteers. Those parents that will be volunteering - in addition to having your YPT you will also need to get a letter of clearance from the State of Michigan. https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-73971_7119_50648_48330-180331--,00.html#Section_2   The easiest way to do this is to fill out form DHS-1929 and take it to the State of MI office in Pontiac and they will give you the letter in person.  


Parents of Campers - Please make sure to get your Scouts physicals (Parts A,B, and C) completed. https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_ABC.pdf

 Part C must be completed by a Physician. 


Adult Leadership Positions
With Mr. Greenwood focusing on the Assistant Scout Master role we are looking for a new treasurer. We are also looking for a new Committee Secretary -  Mrs. Heverly will be stepping  down this summer. 
Please see Mr. Kravchenko if interested. 

A couple of announcements from Mr. Krueger:
Summer camp swim practice - we'll meet at the Bloomfield Hills Swim Club Thursday, June 20th at 7:00 pm. During this optional practice, Scouts will practice their swim strokes, including the elementary backstroke. 
Note: This practice is highly recommended for new Scouts. All are welcome to stay after swim practice to goof off and have fun. When checking in, let them know you're with Boy Scout Troop 1005.
251 E. Square Lake Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

Adult leaders going to summer camp - a BIG thank you to the following adults who will be attending summer camp (either full or half week): Jay Greenwood, Warren Hunt, Greg Kemp, Kurt Kostal, Joe Pullukat, Amy Simonelli, and Jim Krueger.
Help! If you're available to attend the 1st half of the week, please contact Mr. Krueger. 248-720-9815
Note: Adults going to camp, we'll have a meeting Thursday, June 20th after the Scouts practice swimming.

Old merit badge books / old uniforms - if you'd like to donate any merit badge books, uniform shirts, pants or troop t-shirts that you're no longer using, please bring them to the 6/11 or 6/18 troop meeting. We'll make them available to our troop members. The merit badge books will be added to our troop library.

Troop Update - 6/3/19

posted Jun 4, 2019, 3:35 AM by WebDev T1005

Announcements:

Next meeting (6/4/19) is PLC and Adult CommitteePLC is from 6:00 - 7:10 PM @ Christ Church Cranbrook. All scouts in leadership positions should attend. 

Adult Committee: 7:15 - 8:30. All adults are welcome. Parent participation in adult committee makes the troop stronger. Please attend if your schedule allows.

Next regular scout meeting is June 11. Scouts will be having SPL elections, and will be planning for summer camp. We will also be having a meeting on June 18th which will focus on summer camp merit badge pre-requisites 

Upcoming Calendar Events - Please check our Website for the calendar. http://www.t1005.org/  


Summer Camp -  Please let me know if you will be a part time adult in camp. I have heard from a few parents but we could still use volunteers. Those parents that will be volunteering - in addition to having your YPT you will also need to get a letter of clearance from the State of Michigan. https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-73971_7119_50648_48330-180331--,00.html#Section_2   The easiest way to do this is to fill out form DHS-1929 and take it to the State of MI office in Pontiac and they will give you the letter in person.  


Parents of Campers - Please make sure to get all the forms completed. See e-mail from Stephanie Heverly for required forms. 


Adult Leadership Positions
With Mr. Greenwood focusing on the Assistant Scout Master role we are looking for a new treasurer. Please see Mr. Kravchenko if interested. 

We are also looking for a new Committee Secretary -  Mrs. Heverly will be stepping  down this summer. 

Troop Update - 5/27/2019

posted May 28, 2019, 4:21 AM by WebDev T1005

Announcements:

Our next meeting is tomorrow. It will be the Spring Court of Honor - May 28: 7 PM @ Christ Church Cranbrook. We will recognize and celebrate all the Scout Accomplishments since our last COH. Light Refreshments will be served. After the COH, the scouts going on the Hocking Hills outing will be planning for the outing which is coming up this weekend. 

Upcoming Calendar Events - Please check our Website for the calendar. http://www.t1005.org/  


Summer Camp -  Please let me know if you will be a part time adult in camp. I have heard from a few parents but we could still use volunteers. Those parents that will be volunteering - in addition to having your YPT you will also need to get a letter of clearance from the State of Michigan. https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-73971_7119_50648_48330-180331--,00.html#Section_2   The easiest way to do this is to fill out form DHS-1929 and take it to the State of MI office in Pontiac and they will give you the letter in person.  


Parents of Campers - Please make sure to get your Scouts physicals (Parts A,B, and C) completed. https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_ABC.pdf

 Part C must be completed by a Physician. 


Adult Leadership Positions
With Mr. Greenwood focusing on the Assistant Scout Master role we are looking for a new treasurer. Please see Mr. Kravchenko if interested. 

We are also looking for a new Committee Secretary -  Mrs. Heverly will be stepping  down this summer. 

Troop Update 5/20/19

posted May 20, 2019, 8:02 PM by WebDev T1005

Announcements:

Eagle Court of Honor is tomorrow - May 21. All scouts should arrive at Christ Church Cranbrook by 6:30. Please make sure you are wearing your full class A uniform. This event is a reflection of the whole troop and it is important that we look the part. The Eagle COH will start promptly at 7 PM in the main sanctuary.   

Spring Court of Honor - May 28: 7 PM @ Christ Church Cranbrook. We will recognize and celebrate all the Scout Accomplishments since our last COH. Light Refreshments will be served. 

Upcoming Calendar Events - Please check our Website for the calendar. http://www.t1005.org/  


Summer Camp -  Please let me know if you will be a part time adult in camp. I have heard from a few parents but we could still use volunteers.


Training opportunities 

Youth Training  - NYLT. Great opportunity for leadership training. Let Mr. Heverly or Mr. Krueger know if you are interested by 5/21. 


Adult Leadership Positions
With Mr. Greenwood focusing on the Assistant Scout Master role we are looking for a new treasurer. Please see Mr. Kravchenko if interested. 

We are also looking for a new Committee Secretary -  Mrs. Heverly will be stepping  down this summer. 

Troop Update - 5/14/19

posted May 15, 2019, 3:57 AM by WebDev T1005

Announcements:

Save the Date - We have two Court of Honors coming up:

Eagle Court of Honor - May 21: 7 PM @ Christ Church Cranbrook. Please join us in the main sanctuaryWe will be recognizing our two Eagle Scouts from last summer - Andrew Kiesel and Jack Schneider. Light refreshments will be served after.  

Spring Court of Honor - May 28: 7 PM @ Christ Church Cranbrook. We will recognize and celebrate all the Scout Accomplishments since our last COH. Light Refreshments will be served. 

Next Meeting is a Troop Meeting, Tuesday,May 14 @ Christ Church Cranbrook. The scouts will do a dry run of the Eagle COH ceremony. This is a very special event and we want to make sure we are prepared.  

Church Closing time:  The Church closes at 9 PM. Historically we have finished our meetings by 8 or 8:30. We have had a few instances where we get very close to 9 or past that time and the Church has kindly asked us to avoid those instances in the future. Please assist with this request.    


Upcoming Calendar Events - Please check our Website for the calendar. http://www.t1005.org/  


Important Calendaring Meeting - The Scouts will be meeting at 9 AM this Saturday at CCC to plan the calendar for next year. All Scouts in leadership positions need to attend. The end time of the calendaring session will be determined tonight and will be communicated separately.


Summer Camp -  Please let me know if you will be a part time adult in camp. We are looking for volunteers. 


Training opportunities 

Youth Training  - NYLT. Great opportunity for leadership training. Let Mr. Heverly or Mr. Krueger know if you are interested. 

There are six courses available throughout the summer (June 16 - August 18)

Adult Leadership Positions
With Mr. Greenwood focusing on the Assistant Scout Master role we are looking for a new treasurer. Please see Mr. Kravchenko if interested. 

We are also looking for a new Committee Secretary -  Mrs. Heverly will be stepping  down this summer. 

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