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Backpack Trip August 15 & 16 - Beaver Meadows Trail

Posted by susan.crouch on Jul 25 2015 - 5:03pm
Beaver Meadows Trail (west of Evergreen and Mt. Evans Outdoor Lab School) - http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/arp/recreation/recarea/?recid=28382&actid=50
 
Who: Scouts 13 years old or older OR younger if accompaned by a parent or guardian.
This trip is limited to 12 scouts and adults (two adults must have their training complete), so sign up as soon as possible
 
Aug 15 2015 - 8:00am
Aug 16 2015 - 4:00pm
 

The Beaver Meadows Trail head is located at the Camprock Trailhead in the Mnt Evans Wilderness just outside of Evergreen. (see directions below) The trail to the meadows is apx 3 miles each way with an elevation gain of 1,400 ft. We will meet at the Church at 8:00 am Saturday Aug 15 and leave the parking lot about 8:30 am. Since this is a backpack trip we will not be using the Patrol method of cooking, instead scouts will need to pair up, with each pair being responsible for bringing a tent, a stove and fuel, and food for the pair. I will discuss gear selection, packing, and meal planning at the July 30th scout meeting.

A Scout is Thrifty - Boy Scout Days at Elitch's

Posted by susan.crouch on Jul 20 2015 - 10:22am

A couple of Boy Scout days coming up that Troop 808 families might be interested in.

Boy Scout day at Elitch's 
July 31Aug 1 and Aug 2 
Tickets are $25 (normally $46) 
buy online from the Elitch's website

Personal Fitness Merit Badge and Tenderfoot Fitness Requirements - July 21, August 4 & 18 7:00pm Carmody Middle School Track

Posted by susan.crouch on Jul 20 2015 - 10:17am

Boys that have already started the Personal Fitness Merit Badge - Beginning on June 9th we will meet every two weeks for the next 12 weeks to repeat the aerobic fitness, muscular strength and flexibility tests as required in Requirement #8. You do not need to attend these meetings, but these tests need to be repeated and your results recorded every two weeks. You can do it on your own or join your fellow Scouts and do the tests as a group. Remeber to bring your 12-week Fitness Plan Outline. In the event of rain we can meet in the Carmody Rec Center lobby and you can work on the written portion of the requirements and have those requirements signed off. 

Summer Camp Photos

Posted by dave.pallozzi on Jul 19 2015 - 8:35pm

I agree with Mr. Cone, it was a fantastic camp, the weather was on our side and everyone had a great time.  I added some photos from camp into the 2015 Albums.  Have a look.  I also have a few leftovers, hats, fishing stuff that I will bring to the troop meeting on Thursday.  Thanks for a great summer camp! 

Scoutmaster Summer Camp Recap

Posted by douglas.cone on Jul 18 2015 - 7:35pm

Greetings Troop 808 family!  We've completed another successful Summer Camp and WOW!  We faced challenges and new situations, but the boys and adult leaders rose to the occasion and got things done, and most importantly, had a great time.  We had a few firsts this summer, including Troop run merit badges at summer camp (Our March Camporee helped prepare us for this) and first time at Camp Tahosa for summer camp.  We also had a record number of boys who attended with 29 and they were enthusiastic and prepared.  Every boy got the opportunity to have one on one time with either myself, the ASMs present or the boy leaders to chart their progress and help them set goals for advancement and hopefully, ultimately obtaining their Eagle rank.  I'm so proud of everyone and look forward to building on this experience in the months ahead.  Have a fun, safe and blessed remainder of your summer, Mr. Cone.

Tips for camping in the rain

Posted by dave.pallozzi on Jul 8 2015 - 4:55pm

The long range forecast for next week shows 50% chance of rain each day and given how 2015 has been so far we should stick with 'Be Prepared'.

Some tips for camping in the rain.

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