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Reminder: Don’t miss the Summer Camp 2019 registration deadline on Jan 5th

The troop returns to beautiful Catalina Island for a week of fun (Sunday Jul 21 2019 – Saturday Jul 27 2019) as well as rank and merit badge advancement opportunities.

Here are the details and link to register: Summer camp 2019 registration .

NOTE: The deadline for registration is January 5th 2019!!

Reminder: Recharter/Registration due Dec 12th

As a reminder, all scouts wishing to remain on the troop roster for 2019 MUST register before the Dec. 12 deadline. Registration is accepted online through the troop website here: http://rwstroop61.org/returning-scout-registration

December 2018

December 1 – STEM Merit Badge Midway at Ralston Middle School

December 3 – Personal MB class at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

December 6 – Troop 61 Toy Drive at Sandpiper Elementary School

December 13 – Troop & Parent Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

December 17 – Service Project: Gift Wrapping Party at Red Morton Community Center, 1120 Roosevelt Avenue, Redwood City

December 20 – T61 Rank Advancement SMC/BOR Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

December 27 – Troop meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

November 2018

November 2 – Trail to First Class at Cutter Scout Reservation

November 8 – Troop & Parent Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

  • Pick random merit badge for merit badge spy. Opening flags: Screaming Thunder Chickens,
    Jeopardy, and Closing Flags: Wolf patrol.

November 15  – Rank Advancement Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

November 15 – Personal Management MB Class #1 at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

  • The Personal Management Merit Badge is an Eagle merit badge that teaches scouts the skills to be responsible in taking control of their life.   Scouts will obtain an introduction on how to manage money and finance, as well as time management after completing this merit badge.

November 29 – Troop meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

November  29 – Ladies T61 interest meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

  • Join us for an “interest” meeting for young women to join Scouts BSA (starting Feb 1, 2019)

October 2018

October 11 – Troop & Parent Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

October  18  – Rank Advancement Meeting at Sandpiper Room 25

October 19 – ILST

  • Location: Boulder Creek Scout Reservation 250 Scout Ranch Road, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
  • Mandatory for all newly elected and appointed leadership positions (SPL, ASPL, scribe, historian, patrol leader, assistant patrol leaders) – regardless of if they have taken ILST before.
  • Mandatory for outgoing leaders to help train new leaders.
  • Highly recommended for all scouts interested in leadership training.

October 20 – Rim Rovers 5.2 mile hike to the peak of Mt. Wittenberg

  • Location: Point Reyes Station, CA

October 25 –  Troop Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

September 2018

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September 20 – Advancement Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

September 23 – Xander Jung’s Eagle Court of Honor

  • Location: Pacific Skyline Council Palo Alto Service Center 1305 Middlefield Road Palo Alto

September 27 – Troop Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

  • Summer Camp PLC presentation to the Troop
  • Troop votes for Summer Camp
  • Patrol Box Relays

September 28 – Gold Rush Adventure at Boulder Creek Scout Reservation

May 2018

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May 10 – Troop Meeting at Redwood Shores Elementary

  • Flaming Pegasus will be doing the flag ceremony
  • Patrol Activity: Stations
    • Casting Accuracy
    • Backpack Race
    • Scoutmaster Challenge
    • Tenderfoot Requirements 4a and 4b for all our new scouts

May 17 – Advancement Meeting at Redwood Shores Elementary

May 24 – Troop Meeting at Marlin Park

  • Patrol Activity: Stations
    • Kickball
    • Bowling
    • Slingshot

Dutch Oven Cookoff <– Note date change!

May 26 – Memorial Day Flag Planting

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April 2018

April 5th – Troop Meeting at the Redwood Shores Elementary School Multi-Purpose room.

  • Lashings
  • Freestyle construction competition

April 7-8  – Moaning Caverns in Calaveras

  • Join us on a trip to Calaveras to visit the famous Moaning Cavern, the tallest vertical cavern in California!  We’ll do a walking tour through the caverns, and hear the interesting sounds that give it its name.
  • We will also enjoy a hike somewhere in the area, and spend Saturday night at the Tuttletown campground on Lake Melones.

April 19 – Advancement Meeting at the Redwood Shores Elementary School Multi-Purpose room.

April 20 – Pack 61 Bridging at the Sandpiper Community center

April 26 – Troop Meeting at the Redwood Shores Elementary School Multi-Purpose room.

  • Merit Badge Scavenger Hunt
  • Help RWS event clean up
  • Senior Patrol & Patrol Flag design
    • Supplies will be provided

 

March 2018

March 8 – Troop and Parent Meeting at the Redwood Shores Elementary School Multi-Purpose room.

March 9 – Pinnacles Campout, fun camp-out and 7 mile loop trail hike or a shorter loop trail, you can work on camping and cooking MB requirements

March 15 – Advancement Meeting at the Redwood Shores Elementary School Multi-Use room, scouts can complete rank requirements, attend Scoutmaster Conferences, and get Boards of Review.

March 16 – Pack 61 Pinewood Derby, 5 scouts needed to help from 6:00-8:30pm at the Sandpiper Community Center.

March 22 – Troop Court of Honor at the Redwood Shores Elementary School Multi-Purpose room.

March 31 – Mission Peak Hike, Rim Rover 6 mile, night hike, round trip, bring snacks for the trail, bring day pack with ten essentials and eat dinner before coming.

 

February 2018

February 1 – Troop and Parent Meeting at the Redwood Shores Elementary School Multi-Purpose room.

February 8 – Advancement Meeting at the Redwood Shores Elementary School Multi-Use room, scouts can complete rank requirements, attend Scoutmaster Conferences, and get Boards of Review.

February 15 – Troop Meeting at the Redwood Shores Elementary School Multi-Purpose room, we will be orienteering.

February 16 – Pack 61 Blue and Gold Dinner.

February 24 – Merit Badge Midway, earn merit badges you choose from the ones offered.