Troop News

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. 

Troop Update - 5/6/19

posted May 7, 2019, 3:30 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 7 @ Christ Church Cranbrook. The boys will be focused on calendaring. They will take a survey about outings. It is also the deadline for advancement for the upcoming COH.  

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/  


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


Summer High Adventure: Whitewater Kayaking School  - last and final call. 

Information has been sent out. Please send an email to Eric Kravchenko if you are interested in going. 


Information about the school is here  https://www.mkc.ca/  This should be a really cool trip. Siblings that are not in scouting are welcome. Cost will be from $900 to $1100 - this is for a 5 day trip so a very good value. The goal of the 5 day course is to learn to Eskimo roll, Read a whitewater rapid, learn paddling safety, technique and rescue. We will get to run rapids. 



Training opportunities 

Youth Training  - NYLT. Great opportunity for leadership training. Let Mr. Heverly 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. 

Troop Update - 4/29/19

posted Apr 30, 2019, 3:35 AM by WebDev T1005

Announcements:

Next Meeting is PLC and Adult Committee, Tuesday, April 30.

Scouts in Leadership Positions will be meeting for PLC. PLC is 6:00 to 7:00


Adult Committee - All adults are welcome to attend the Adult Committee meeting. Your participation makes the troop stronger. Adult Committee 7:15 to 8:30


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

Eagle Court of Honor - May 21

Court Of Honor - May 28


Summer Camp -  Invoices for summer camp have been sent out. Final camp payments are due. Please pay no later than 5/1.


Summer High Adventure: Whitewater Kayaking School  - Final Call  !!!!


Information has been sent out. Please send an email Eric Kravchenko if you are interested in going. Emails indicating no interest are also appreciated as this helps us plan.  We need to get a final count for pricing purposes. The final deadline for response will be in early May. If you have any questions please let me know. 


Information about the school is here  https://www.mkc.ca/  This should be a really cool trip. Siblings that are not in scouting are welcome. Cost will be from $900 to $1100 - this is for a 5 day trip so a very good value. The goal of the 5 day course is to learn to Eskimo roll, Read a whitewater rapid, learn paddling safety, technique and rescue. We will get to run rapids. 


STEM  and Training opportunities 

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


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

https://michiganscouting.org/general-resources/youth-leader-training/

Weekly Troop Update - 4/22/19

posted Apr 23, 2019, 3:36 AM by WebDev T1005

Announcements:

Next Meeting is a Troop Meeting, Tuesday, April 23 @ Christ Church Cranbrook. The boys will focus on advancement. Will be crosschecking books to scoutbook and filling out the advancement poster.  The Spring COH will be held at the end of May so we have a few weeks to get everyone to their nearest rank and merit badge.

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/  


Summer Camp -  Invoices for summer camp have been sent out. Final camp payments are due. 


Summer High Adventure: Whitewater Kayaking School 

Information has been sent out. Please send an email to Eric Kravchenko if you are interested in going. Emails indicating no interest are also appreciated as this helps us plan.  We need to get a final count for pricing purposes. The final deadline for response will be in early May. If you have any questions please let me know. 


Information about the school is here  https://www.mkc.ca/  This should be a really cool trip. Siblings that are not in scouting are welcome. Cost will be from $900 to $1100 - this is for a 5 day trip so a very good value. The goal of the 5 day course is to learn to Eskimo roll, Read a whitewater rapid, learn paddling safety, technique and rescue. We will get to run rapids. 



STEM  and Training opportunities 

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

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

Weekly Troop Update - April 14, 2019

posted Apr 15, 2019, 3:34 AM by WebDev T1005

Announcements:

Next Meeting is a Troop Meeting, Tuesday, April 14 @ Christ Church Cranbrook. The boys will do some planning for the outing. The crossover scouts and crossover parents will have a planning session for summer camp. Crossovers will also be naming their patrol and will hold patrol leader elections. 

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/  


April Outing: ATV riding, .22 rifle shooting, mountain biking, advancement

When: Friday, April 26 - Sunday, April 28
Deadline to sign up: Monday, 4/15 9:00 pm
Who: All Boy Scouts and parents
Where: Camp Frontier / Pioneer Scout Reservation
Activity Details: 
- ATV riding - minimum of 4 participants, max of 8. Four participants may be 14 or 15 yrs old, all others must be 16+. If there are too many that sign up, we will draw straws. Adults can participate if there are not eight youth that sign up. This will include instruction and riding
- .22 Rifle shooting - instruction and open shooting for 1-2 hours
- Mountain bike riding - bike and helmet rental included, ride camp roads and mountain bike trails 
- Advancement - Scouts not doing the ATV activity will spend 2-3 hours working on outdoor advancement requirements


Summer Camp -  Invoices for summer camp have been sent out. Final camp payments are due. 



Summer High Adventure: Whitewater Kayaking School 

Information has been sent out. Please send an email to Eric Kranchenko if you are interested in going. Emails indicating no interest are also appreciated as this helps us plan.  We need to get a final count for pricing purposes. The final deadline for response will be in early May. If you have any questions please let me know. 


Information about the school is here  https://www.mkc.ca/  This should be a really cool trip. Siblings that are not in scouting are welcome. Cost will be from $900 to $1100 - this is for a 5 day trip so a very good value. The goal of the 5 day course is to learn to Eskimo roll, Read a whitewater rapid, learn paddling safety, technique and rescue. We will get to run rapids. 



STEM  and Training opportunities 

April 27th is Nuclear Science NOVA Day at the Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant.   You can earn your Nova award or just take the opportunity to tour the plan. 

Registration: 1/16/19 - but some spots are still open.   https://scoutingevent.com/272-Nuclear


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

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

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