Troop 619

Grand Canyon Council - Four Peaks District

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Recruitment Event: Get to know the units of 619!

Thursday the 13th at 6:30pm

Cross in the Desert Church on 32nd and Sweetwater

It will be for any boy or girl ages 5 to 21. It will include Family Pack , Troop Boy and Girl and Venture Crew.

Questions contact Lisa.

Popcorn Kickoff (Class B Uniform)

Event: Popcorn Kickoff (Class B Uniform)
Where: Rea House, 415 W Campo Bello Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85023
When: Aug 27, 2018, 6:45pm – 8:15pm

Popcorn Season Kickoff Meeting Hosted by Joy and Howie Rea. Uniform is Class B. Location is their house at 415 W. Campo Bello Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85023.
They will be going over troop finances, setting goals, signing up for storefronts, and incentives. Make sure that every scout brings an electronic device to allow them to get onto the internet.
We are asking that all Scouts and at least 1 parent from each scout household attend. We want to make this years popcorn season easier for the Scouts and more successful. For more information Joy can be reached at 602-481-6258 or Howie at 602-481-5495.

Activity and Game night – Bring your favorite game

Event: Activity and Game night – Bring your favorite game
Where: Cross in the Desert UMC
When: Apr 30, 2018, 6:45pm – 8:15pm

Activity night, bring your favorite game to share or teach to your fellow scouts! Bring a snack or drink to share with your fellow scouts as well.

Reminder: Thunderpeaks Pinewood Derby

Event: Thunderpeaks Pinewood Derby
Where: LDS Deer Valley Stake Center 2939 W. Rose Garden Lane, Phoenix
When: Apr 14, 2018 8:30-6:30pm

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.

Backpacking Trip

Where: Tuzigoot National Monument and Dogie Trail
When: Mar 24, 2018 6am to Mar 25, 2018 5pm

We will be leaving the church around 6:15AM and driving up to Clarkdale (just outside of Sedona) to do the .6 mile hike around Tuzigoot (a requirement for Citizenship in the Nation). Then we will drive 45 min to the Dogie Trailhead and backpack the Dogie Trail. The full distance of the trail is 5.4 miles. The distance we will travel to campsite will depend on the pace of group. We will then hike back out on Sunday.

https://hikearizona.com/decoder.php?ZTN=298

Tuzigoot is a light hike with either daypack or waist pack and water.
Dogie Trail will be backpack to include meals needed for Dinner and Breakfast to be packed in.
Patrols to discuss sleeping arrangements and distribution of tent gear between hikers.

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.

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

 

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