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  • Make sure you add a comment to the photos and read the comments other scouts left.
  • Forgot your buddies phone number or e-mail address, no problem, look them up on the Troop Roster.
  • Need a form or other file for scouts, go to our Files page and you will find everything you need.
  • Want more information on an upcoming event, find it on the calendar and download the permission slip, map or any other information linked to that event.
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  • Patrol Leaders need to send a note out to your entire patrol, use the Send Email link and use your patrol's group e-mail link.

Our hope is that you will find this website both useful and informative. We will strive to get ALL of the information that you need as Scouts, Adult Leaders or Parents in our Troop, right here, in one convenient place.

If you are not already a member of our Troop, we encourage you to come by for a visit. New Scouts are ALWAYS WELCOME!!!

Please check out the links to other BSA sites we are associated with, and feel free to Contact Us with any questions about this site or our troop. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting.

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Service hours opportunity - Dunstan PTA Fundraiser Event

Posted by dave.pallozzi on Apr 26 2015 - 1:11pm

The Dunstan PTA requests your help on May 7, 2015 from 4-6:30 p.m. at Dunstan Middle School.  We need 10 gentleman to come help set up for a fundraiser tea for the Dunstan Foundation.  We will need you to help carry in boxes and set up tables for our event.  As payment, you will be able to enjoy the event that starts at 5:00 and will end at 6:30.  We will have a table set up for you to sit at, enjoy food and drinks.  Please wear your class A's, bring your mess kit that you take with you on camping trips (plate/bowl, fork, knife, spoon and glass to drink out of) and a helping hand.  You will get 2 1/2 hours of service hours for participating in this event.

Summer Camp planning documents loaded - May 4th Deadline !!!

Posted by dave.pallozzi on Apr 23 2015 - 5:46pm

Summer Campers & Parents - May 1st DEADLINE !!!!!!

I just loaded two excel documents onto the Troop website to assist you with planning your signup activity for camp run merit badge and activities.  I added these two files in a new Folder under the Camping folder.  The new folder is called "Tashosa-Summer-Camp-2015".   The file  "Tahosa Planning Schedule"  is an abbreviated schedule showing the Monday - Friday activities for which we need to pre-register each scout.  Please review the schedule, read the other posting about summer camp and then use the "Tahosa Merit badge Signup" form to rank order the Merit badges and Activities that you want to get signed up for during camp.

Summer Camp - Tahosa Eagle Point - July 12 - 18th

Posted by ahalingstad on Apr 19 2015 - 5:16pm

Summer Camp is coming and it's going to be a great week!  While it still seems far off there are only a two weeks until we need to register for merit badges.  We will schedule some time during the next few scout meetings to have some discussions about summer camp.  Please read the rest of this announcement and particularly the section on camp run merit badges, Cope and Climbing for which will we need to register in the next few weeks.

 

Camp Program Schedule

The Tahosa Eagle Point camp is a combination of Camp Directed Merit Badges and Troop run Merit Badges as well as other camp activities.  

Troop-Led Merit Badges (8:30 – 12:00 Monday – Wednesday & Friday)

One of the unique parts of EaglePoint’s schedule is the ability for troops to teach their own merit badges, and MondayTuesdayWednesday, and Friday mornings are reserved for this time. During this time, limited staff help is available, but a large part of the planning, equipment, and teaching falls on the troop.

The exception to this rule is Thursday, which is set aside as an open day, and we encourage troops to plan some sort of off-camp, or all day activity. For troops staying on camp, the staff will be offering an offsite climbing trip (invitation only), a guided hike up Mt. Audubon (early morning), an opportunity to complete the five mile hike, and various other open activities throughout the day.

Staff-Led Merit Badges (1:30 – 5:00 Monday – Wednesday & Friday)

Afternoons are a time for troops to either continue their own program, or Scouts can participate in staff taught merit badges.  There will be two time slots for most of these activities: 1:30-3:00 p.m. and 3:30-5:00 p.m.  

The merit badges led by staff include:

·         Archery

·         First Aid

·         Wilderness Survival

·         Environmental Science

·         Canoeing

·         Rowing

·         Orienteering

 

 

Other Activities requiring registration:

Two other camp run activities will occur daily that will require preregistration. 

  • Low/high ropes (Introduction to COPE) – held during morning, afternoon and evening sessions. 

  • Climbing - will be held from 1:30-5:00 p.m  Mon – Wed & Fri.  There will also be open climbing time in the mornings and evenings.

Evening Activity Time (7:30 – 10:00 Mon – Wed)

Evenings can be spent participating in various open activities, troop programming, or merit badge make-up for Scouts who missed that day’s portion due to participation in Low/High ropes. Wednesday night will be the Wilderness Survival outing for Scouts taking that merit badge.

More information will be coming soon and we will post additional information and merit badge signup forms on the troop website soon.  If you have any questions please see Mr. Pallozzi or Mr. Davis.    Thanks. 

Sign Up for Earth Day Service Project

Posted by linda.fitzjarrell on Apr 17 2015 - 12:51pm

I need to give Bear Creek Lake Park a count for how many of us will be helping with the Earth Day Service Project. They want to know by Tuesday, so I need everybody that plans to go to sign up on the Troop 808 website by the end of the day Monday, April 20. There's more information on the website. Thank you - Kevin F., OA Rep.

Sell Camp Cards - Go to Colorado Adventure Point

Posted by linda.fitzjarrell on Apr 11 2015 - 10:12am

That's right! The Troop Committee agreed that if all 300 Camp Cards are sold by May 7 the Troop will schedule an outing to Colorado Adventure Point (climbing wall , shooting range, or STEM lab) and the Troop will pay half the cost! The Scouts price to attend will be on a sliding scale in correlation with the number of Camp Cards sold - the more you sell, the less your cost to attend will be. It's such an easy sale too - Camp Cards only cost $5 and there's a $5 off coupon to Old Chicago on the Card, plus several other great savings (like $13 off at Elitch's). In addition to all that - $0.75 for each card you sell will be credited to your Scout Account - the top selling Scout will receive The Golden Fob - and the top selling Patrol will receive a special Patrol Flag Ribbon. PLUS for every 25 cards an individual Scout sells, they will be entered into one of the Council's five drawings for 1 of 2 $50 Walmart Gift Cards. So get out there and sell some Camp Cards so we can all enjoy a really great time at Colorado Adventure Point.

Earth Day Service Project

Posted by linda.fitzjarrell on Mar 29 2015 - 11:34am

Let's celebrate Earth Day by joining many other volunteers getting involved with a few projects throughout Bear Creek Lake Park - Saturday, April 25, 8am - Noon. Friends and Family are All Welcome! Please register on the troop website so we can provide BCLP with an accurate count. We'll wear our Troop 808 Class B t-shirts. Bring water and work gloves. Any questions, ask Kevin - Troop 808 OA Rep.

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