Troop 619

Grand Canyon Council - Four Peaks District

Author: Patrick Gamble (page 2 of 7)

Troop Committee Meeting – Monday March 12, 2018, 6:45 PM

As the new Troop Committee Chair, I hereby invite all Troop 619 families to attend and participate in the Troop Committee meeting this coming Monday, March 12th, at Cross in the Desert UMC. The draft agenda is attached. Hope to see you there!


Richard C. Moeur
Committee Chair, Troop 619
(602) 909-8451
rcmoeur@aol.com

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Chartered Org Service

Where: Cross in the Desert
When: Mar 17, 2018, 9am – 1pm

The chartered org has requested help from the Troop and Crew to perform service at the church. Wear clothing that can get dirty and come help the chartered org on our journeys towards gold excellence. End time is approximated. Fixed start time.

Thunderpeaks Pinewood Derby

Where: LDS Deer Valley Stake Center 2939 W. Rose Garden Lane, Phoenix
When: Apr 14, 2018, 8:30am – 6:30pm

Help with the Thunderpeaks PWD event. This is an excellent way for our troop to spread goodwill to cub packs and help raise awareness for us for recruiting. It’s also a lot of fun. Please RSVP to Richard Mouer so he knows how many people to expect. He can be reached at rcmoeur@aol.com. Work is divided into multiple shifts throughout the day, and there is usually a team dinner at a local restaurant after tear-down is complete.

Assist Pack 619 Pinewood Derby

Where: TBD
When: Mar 10, 2018, 9am – 1pm

Pack 619 has expressed an interest in our troop, and needs some volunteer help to run their pinewood derby. Location to be updated as soon as I get it.

Watch for more details!

Shed Clean out and gear consolidation

Where: Cross in the Desert UMD
When: Mar 12, 2018, 4pm – 6:30pm

We will be gathering at the church before the meeting to clean, organize, and inventory all the troop equipment and stow it safely in the shed at the church. Please wear your class B shirt, and clothes that can get dirty.

Troop 619 Annual Garage Sale!

Join us on Saturday April 7th as we raise money for our scouts. We will be accepting donations from April 1st to April 6th.

Our sale will be at the parking lot of Cross and the Desert Church starting at 7am and until noon. 12835 N 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85032

We are accepting anything you would be normally be donated to Goodwill. We have preference for all textiles.

Donations are tax deductible, and the troop will provide receipts as needed.

Need more info or to make a donation contact us.

God and Life Starts 1/14/18

Just a reminder, I need to know who will be attending this class starting on 1/14/18. Please let me know if your Scout will or will not be attending this class. Our church youth group leaders have put this class together for all of our Scouts, as well as the youth group. This is a great opportunity to learn about our Scouting Duty to God and have some interaction with the church youth group.

More info:

God and Life Award
For Grades 7-12

Program:​ Earn the God and Life award. God and Life is based on the life of the Apostle Paul as recorded in Acts 9:1-31. This is a brief account that describes how Paul encountered Christ and was changed forever. Five chronological “events” out of this story will be highlighted and used as the focus for the five different sections in this program. Each section will illustrate a key element in learning how to live one’s life for Christ.

For:​ Boys and girls in grades 7-12

Meeting Place:​Cross in the Desert UMC

Introductory Meeting:​1/14/2018

Time:​ 5pm-6pm

Dates:​ Every Sunday for 7 weeks

​Please let me know as soon as possible if you will be attending this class so we can order the books.

This class is for all Protestant based faiths.
This award is recognized by both BSA and GSUSA.

 

Contact Kevin Joy – kevintjoy@gmail.com

 

Event: Pancake Breakfast

Where: Cross In the Desert Church
When: Dec 31, 2017 8-11am

Details to follow, scouts will cooking and serving pancakes.

TROOP 619 Eagle Merit Badge Clinic

CITIZENSHIP IN THE COMMUNITY, NATION AND WORLD

$10 PER SCOUT FOR ALL 3 MERIT BADGES OR $5 EACH FOR 2 OR LESS
( INCLUDES SNACKS, and DRINKS )

WHEN – SUNDAY DECEMBER 3rd, 2017
From *12:30 PM TO 6:30PM
WHERE – CROSS IN THE DESERT CHURCH
12835 N 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85032
ON THE S.E. CORNER OF 32ND STREET AND SWEETWATER RD.

PLEASE RSVP TO SILVERSKI123@GMAIL.COM
A LIST OF PREREQUISITES WILL BE EMAILED TO THOSE WHO RSVP

*All three badges will be offered 3 times, with each class running roughly 90 minutes with a 15 minute break between them. Start times for each class are roughly 1:00, 2:45, and 4:30pm. Please indicate which blocks you are interested in, in your RSVP. Please RSVP by the November 30th.
*Please bring with your Blue Cards signed by your Scoutmaster.

 

Do the following for the badges. Read more.

Welcome Letter. Read more.

Reminder: Reevis Ranch Backpacking

Event: Reevis Ranch Backpacking
Where: Reevis Ranch, Superstition Mountains
When: Oct 20, 2017 to Oct 22, 2017

We will be backpacking into the Superstition Mountains to Reevis Ranch to visit the Apple Orchards during Apple season.

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