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Weekly Troop Update - 2/18/19

posted Feb 18, 2019, 4:17 AM by WebDev T1005

Announcements:

Calendar Change : Next Meeting - PLC/Adult Committee is Thursday, February 21st, 6 PM @ Christ Church Cranbrook. Due to the Middle school concert on Tuesday we are adjusting the date of the PLC /Adult Committee Meeting to later in the week. Times of each meeting below. 

PLC : 6 to 7, Adult Committee 7 to 8, Scoutmaster Meeting 8 to 9. 


Chris will send out additional info on Scoutmaster Meeting.  



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


Summer Camp -  Invoices for summer camp will available shortly. 



Summer High Adventure: Whitewater Kayaking School / SEA Base


We need to start planning our Kayaking School trip.  Please email 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. 


High Adventure Scuba Diving Trip - 2019 and/or 2020

We have an opportunity to join one of the Council's contingent crews, attending Sea Base Sunday, July 21, 2019 - July 28th. If anyone would like to attend, he/she should commit asap, as the open spots will fill up quick. If 2019 isn't an option, there are open spots for 2020 too. 

If you're interested in this trip, please contact Jim Krueger. 


STEM  and Training opportunities 

The troop may add the STEM activities as formal troop activities, but scouts are always welcome to sign up on their own. More detail to come. 



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 - this event goes fast. https://scoutingevent.com/272-Nuclear


Adult Training

23 March - ASM/SM Specific + Committee Training
12 April-13 April - Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS - for SM / ASMs)

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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