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March 2020

All events canceled due to the severity of the COVID-19 virus.

Update on Troop 61 Meetings & Activities

Leadership Positions Appointed

Please see the following Google Sheet for appointed positions.
These changes to leadership positions are effective immediately.
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Qwy36kFX8cL8-aFseERUbyeWPM8-CxmnWi33CrRMvVY/edit?usp=sharing

Virtual Campfire update

The virtual campfire is on FRIDAY, APRIL 10 at 20:00 (8 pm).

Leadership position update

After a discussion in the PLC meeting on April 5, 2020, PLC has decided to suspend all PL elections (PLs would continue doing their jobs) and move forward with appointed leadership positions.
As a result, I, ASPL, will prioritize those that are IN NEED of a leadership position first before moving on to those that aren’t.

If you are in need of a leadership position or have not been interviewed on February 27, 2020, please email me (Ethan) and Liam (SPL).

Thank you.

Update on April 1, 2020

**Not an April Fools Day joke

Hello Troop 61 Scouts & Families,
Unfortunately we will not be able to meet in person in the near future, however the troop leaders are holding virtual meetings to plan ways we can continue to take part in scouting activities.  The following are planned:

1. April 5 – PLC from 5-7pm
For all those involved in PLC, SPL Liam will send out the details for the virtual Zoom meeting.

2. . . . → Read More: Update on Troop 61 Meetings & Activities

February 2020

  • February 7-9th- Pinnacles Campout– More info here http://rwstroop61.org/activity/pinnacles2020/
  • Wed, February 12, 7:00pm – 8:30pm – T61 Leader’s Meeting – 772 Davit Lane, Redwood City, CA 9406
  • Thu, February 13, 7pm – 9pm – Advancement Meeting – Elective Room A&B in the new middle school building
  • Feb 17 – 21, 2020 – School Holiday: Mid-winter Break
  • Thu, February 27, 7pm – 9pm – Troop Meeting – Elective Room A&B in the new middle school building
  • Feb 28 – 29, 2020 – Blue and gold pack 61
  • Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 – Merit Badge Midway

Summer Camp – Camp Oljato 7/19-25

Summer Camp – Camp Oljato 7/19-25

Summer camp deadlines are approaching fast – don’t miss your opportunity to earn merit badges and have a fun time in the mountains and on the lake! Please RSVP by January 10th, 2020 for Summer Camp so that we can book your merit badge classes before they fill up! Reservations and more info can be found on the event page here: http://rwstroop61.org/activity/summer-camp-oljato-2020/

Online Recharter Registration Is Now LIVE

If your son plans to remain with the troop in 2020, please take the time to register online through the troop website sometime between now and DECEMBER 10, 2019. Our updated, online rechartering form is available on the troop web site here:
http://rwstroop61.org/2020-troop-61-returning-scout-registration-form-recharter/

– All families MUST make known intention to re-register with the troop or drop/transfer by Dec. 10.
– 2020 Troop membership fees will remain at $100
– BSA national fees are $60 per youth and $36 per adult
– Insurance fees are $24 per person
– Boys’ Life subscription remains at $12 and is OPTIONAL
Only those boys who have paid the registration fees in full, completed the online troop recharter form and have a zero or
positive balance in their troop account on Dec. 10 will remain on the troop roster for 2020.
– Anyone who misses the deadline will have additional paperwork to submit in order to re-register with BSA national.

Please keep in mind that if you, as an adult, plan to attend summer camp with the troop or any other event or activity lasting more than 72 hours you MUST register with BSA national as an adult leader (committee member or ASM or MB counselor). This . . . → Read More: Online Recharter Registration Is Now LIVE

October 2019

October 10, 2019 – Troop and Parent Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

October 11, 2019 – Gold Rush Adventure! at Boulder Creek: Click link for more info

October 17, 2019 – Advancement Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

October 20, 2019 – Mt Diablo Hike at South Gate, 2675 Mt Diablo Scenic Blvd, Blackhawk : Click link for more info

October 24, 2019 – Troop Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

September 2019

September 5, 2019 – Dutch Oven Cookout & Campfire Program at Marlin Park

September 12, 2019 – Troop and Parent Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

September 13, 2019 – Shooting Sports Weekend at Boulder Creek: Click link for more info

September 19, 2019 – Advancement Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

September 21/22, 2019 – SFBAC: Swimming MB 1/2 day Sat or Sun at the Robert’s Pool/Recreation Area, Oakland : Click link for more info

September 26, 2019 – Troop Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

August 2019

August 22, 2019 – Troop Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

August 24, 2019 – Service Hours: RWS Levee Cleanup at Mariner Park: Click link for more info

August 24, 2019 – Service Hours: Rise Against Hunger Meal Packing in RWS at the multipurpose room at Sandpiper

August 25, 2019 – Annual Planning Meeting at the Redwood Shores Library

August 31, 2019 – Labor Day Weekend : Lakeside Fishing and Camping in Tahoe NF CLICK LINK FOR INFO

July 2019

July 7, 2019 – Summer Camp Chawanakee at  Camp Chawanakee 43485 Dinkey Creek Rd Shaver Lake

July 18, 2019 – Scouts BSA All Star Softball game at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle school Building

July 21, 2019 – Summer Camp Emerald Bay at Catalina Island for more information, please visit https://www.campemeraldbay.org/emerald-bay/summer-programs. Please note that registration is already full for this summer camp.

June 2019

June 6, 2019 – Troop and Parent Meeting at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building

June 7, 2019 – Advancement Campout at  Boulder Creek Scout Reservation 250 Scout Ranch Road, Boulder Creek, CA 95006. This is a great event for the younger scouts!

June 27, 2019 – Troop Meeting – Game Night at Sandpiper Elective A&B – Middle School Building