WEEKLY ACTIVITY for August 22-28, 2016

WEEKLY ACTIVITY for August 22-28, 2016

Saturday, August 27th, 2016-Troop Meeting

  • What: Court of Honor
  • Who: Scouts, Adult Leaders, Committee Members and extended Family Members
  • Where: Camp Michaels, Union, KY
  • When:
    • PLC: 4:30-6:00 PM
    • All Scouts: 6:00-8:00 PM
  • Uniform is CLASS A
  • Attendees should refer to email from Melinda Hamm regarding the Pot Luck and what to bring.

Announcements, Announcements, Announcements!!!

Important Note Regarding Court of Honor: Please take a minute to review the Advancement report being sent by Advancement Chair Mr. Klaene. He will be making a purchase for all awards on Thursday this week.

  • Please RSVP the Court of Honor-Look for email from Melinda Hamm
  • The August Court of Honor is this Saturday (8/27)!  This is an exciting evening for our scouts.
  • We would like to celebrate their accomplishments with food and fellowship.
  • The Court of Honor will fall this Saturday, August 27th, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Camp Michaels.
  • Please note – PLC should arrive at 4:30 PM.
  • The troop will provide hot dogs and buns for dinner and we kindly request that all families bring a side dish to share.

Last name                   Item

  • A-D                             Side Dish (any kind – mac n’ cheese, baked beans, cole slaw, corn, etc.)
  • G-I                              Dessert
  • K-M                            Salad (any kind – green, potato salad, broccoli salad, pasta salad etc.)
  • N-R                             Fruit or Veggies
  • S-W                             Chips

POPCORN IS HERE!!!

Popcorn is a great way to fund your boy scout experience.

If we have anyone that can help sort popcorn on Sept 15th, it is a Thursday. Please contact Sue Goodwin.

Peterloon Jamboree Signup Deadline

  • Date of Jamboree: October 7-9, 2016
  • Cost for Jamboree
    • By August 1st: $30
    • After August 1st: $40
  • Go HERE to sign up and register

NEW Peterloon Information

  • Participants can order a T-Shirt or Patches. These are not included with the initial cost.
    • T-Shirt: $10.00-$15.00 depending on the size of the shirt.
    • Patches-Set of Four: $25.00
  • Deadline: September 18, 2016
  • Go Here to place your order.

Put-In-Bay Information

  • The Put-In-Bay, Ohio Camporee is scheduled for September 9-11, 2016.
  • We must catch a ferryboat from Catawba Island, Ohio to Put-In-Bay Island, Ohio.
  • From Burlington, KY to Catawba Island, OH is a little more than 4 hours without stops.
  • Our goal will be to catch the 6 PM ferry to Put-In-Bay Island.
  • Considering travel distance and ferry to Put-In-Bay Island, we will need to depart IHM no later than 1 PM on September 9th
  • By leaving at 1 PM this allows a little fluff time in our schedule
  • Please make arrangements to be at IHM, Burlington, KY just before 1 PM on September 9, 2016.
  • Uniform for travel is Class A
  • No cooking utensils or cooking equipment is needed
  • 1 backpack per person
  • Do your research and “Be Prepared” for the weekend
  • Important Note: The naval battle reenactment during the war of 1812 (America vs British) is the main attraction for the weekend.

Grand Canyon Tent & Tarp Return

  • There are several tents and tarps from the Grand Canyon trip that have not been cleaned and returned.
  • The following people need to obtain your dirty tent or tarp from Troop Quartermaster Ben Bonfilio, clean it, and return to Ben.
    • Tents
      • Barsan, Charles (#1517)
      • Barsan, Mr. (#1507)
      • Barsan, Harry (#1506)
      • Kahmann, Will (#1508)
      • Mueller, TJ (#1502)
      • Hayden (#1512)
      • Voelker, Jack (#1520)
    • Tarps
      • Barsan, Mr.
      • Barsan, Harry
      • Chase, Daniel
      • Neils, Josh

Process Change-Merit Badge Blue Card Process

  • Moving forward, Mr. Davies is now the contact person to receive a blue card.
  • Please contact him at: (rtd2_81@yahoo.com) or meet with him at the next troop meeting.

IMPORTANT — Overdue Fees!

  • Please get caught up on any unpaid fees this week!
  • New Crossover Scouts — Please pay pro-rated Troop Dues for 2016 ($4/Month) due immediately.
  • Fees for Ransburg, Put-In-Bay, and the 50 Miler Appalachian Trail trip were due June 30.
  • Please contact Mrs. Beth Hagedorn if you have any questions.
  • Checks may be mailed to Mrs. Hagedorn at:  3672 Akin Lane. Burlington, KY 41005

Troop Facebook Page

  • Join the Private Troop Facebook Page by Clicking Here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/BSATroop727/
  • The Facebook Page is open to all Scouts, Scout Family Members, and Leaders.
  • The page will be used to post pictures of our adventures, provide reminders/announcements, and offer a forum for asking questions.
  • The Facebook page supplements, but does not replace, the website or weekly Scoutmaster e-mail.

Troop Apparel

 Troop 727 Dri-Fit T’s (Class B Uniform), Ball Caps and Beanies are available for purchase. 

  • All Sizes have arrived-Get em while there hot!!
  • Dri-fit T-shirts – $12.
  • 50/50 T-Shirts – $10.
  • Baseball Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$12
  • Beanie Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$10

Contact Melinda Hamm by email melinhamm3@twc.com or phone 859-803-4053

 

WEEKLY ACTIVITY for August 15-21, 2016

WEEKLY ACTIVITY for August 15-21, 2016

Thursday, August 18th, 2016-Committee Meeting

  • What: Committee Meeting
  • Who: Committee Members, Adult Leaders, and Parents
  • Where: TBA
  • When: 7-8 PM

Sunday, August 21st, 2016-Troop Meeting

  • What: Troop Meeting
  • Who: Scouts, and Adult Leaders
  • Where: Britt Hall
  • When:
    • PLC: 3:30-4:00 PM
    • All Scouts: 4:00-6:00 PM
  • Uniform is CLASS B

Announcements, Announcements, Announcements!!!

Important Note: August 21st is last meeting before Court of Honor on August 27th

Peterloon Jamboree Signup Deadline

  • Date of Jamboree: October 7-9, 2016
  • Cost for Jamboree
    • By August 1st: $30
    • After August 1st: $40
  • Go HERE to sign up and register

Put-In-Bay Information

  • The Put-In-Bay, Ohio Camporee is scheduled for September 9-11, 2016.
  • We must catch a ferryboat from Catawba Island, Ohio to Put-In-Bay Island, Ohio.
  • From Burlington, KY to Catawba Island, OH is a little more than 4 hours without stops.
  • Our goal will be to catch the 6 PM ferry to Put-In-Bay Island.
  • Considering travel distance and ferry to Put-In-Bay Island, we will need to depart IHM no later than 1 PM on September 9th
  • By leaving at 1 PM this allows a little fluff time in our schedule
  • Please make arrangements to be at IHM, Burlington, KY just before 1 PM on September 9, 2016.
  • Uniform for travel is Class A
  • No cooking utensils or cooking equipment is needed
  • 1 backpack per person
  • Do your research and “Be Prepared” for the weekend
  • Important Note: The naval battle reenactment during the war of 1812 (America vs British) is the main attraction for the weekend.

Grand Canyon Tent & Tarp Return

  • There are several tents and tarps from the Grand Canyon trip that have not been cleaned and returned.
  • The following people need to obtain your dirty tent or tarp from Troop Quartermaster Ben Bonfilio, clean it, and return to Ben.
    • Tents
      • Barsan, Charles (#1517)
      • Barsan, Mr. (#1507)
      • Barsan, Harry (#1506)
      • Kahmann, Will (#1508)
      • Mueller, TJ (#1502)
      • Hayden (#1512)
      • Voelker, Jack (#1520)
    • Tarps
      • Barsan, Mr.
      • Barsan, Harry
      • Chase, Daniel
      • Neils, Josh

Process Change-Merit Badge Blue Card Process

  • Moving forward, Mr. Davies is now the contact person to receive a blue card.
  • Please contact him at: (rtd2_81@yahoo.com) or meet with him at the next troop meeting.

IMPORTANT — Overdue Fees!

  • Please get caught up on any unpaid fees this week!
  • New Crossover Scouts — Please pay pro-rated Troop Dues for 2016 ($4/Month) due immediately.
  • Fees for Ransburg, Put-In-Bay, and the 50 Miler Appalachian Trail trip were due June 30.
  • Please contact Mrs. Beth Hagedorn if you have any questions.
  • Checks may be mailed to Mrs. Hagedorn at:  3672 Akin Lane. Burlington, KY 41005

Troop Facebook Page

  • Join the Private Troop Facebook Page by Clicking Here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/BSATroop727/
  • The Facebook Page is open to all Scouts, Scout Family Members, and Leaders.
  • The page will be used to post pictures of our adventures, provide reminders/announcements, and offer a forum for asking questions.
  • The Facebook page supplements, but does not replace, the website or weekly Scoutmaster e-mail.

Northern Tier Practice Event on August 20th

  • Cost:  $25; Due Date: August 7th Troop Meeting
    • Register here by 8/7: http://bsatroop727.ipage.com/index.html
    • Depart IHM @ 9 am on August 20th
    • Bring:
      • Lunch and snacks in waterproof container (No nut products!)
      • $5 for gas
      • Towel and change of clothes in bag
    • Return IHM by 7 pm on August 20th
  • Next June, a group of 12 Scouts and 4 Leaders/Adults will be canoeing and portaging through the Boundary Waters in Minnesota via the BSA’s Northern Tier High Adventure Base.
  • This challenging trek will require adequate training and planning over the next year so all participants are ready to successfully complete this trip.
  • Our first practice canoe trip is on Saturday, August 20.  Cost will be $30-35 and each person must bring a sack lunch.  Please sign up here by August 1st.
    • This trip is limited to those already confirmed for the Northern Tier trip.
    • All Northern Tier participants should plan to participate.
    • More information will be available later in July.
  • There will be a parent and Scout Northern Tier information meeting in October.

Troop Apparel

 Troop 727 Dri-Fit T’s (Class B Uniform), Ball Caps and Beanies are available for purchase. 

  • All Sizes have arrived-Get em while there hot!!
  • Dri-fit T-shirts – $12.
  • 50/50 T-Shirts – $10.
  • Baseball Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$12
  • Beanie Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$10

Contact Melinda Hamm by email melinhamm3@twc.com or phone 859-803-4053

 Tent Sale

The troop is selling the Coleman Hooligan 4 Man Tents.

There are 2 prices: $35 and $55. All tents purchased in 2013 are $55. Come choose your tents. They are in great shape.

WEEKLY ACTIVITY for August 8-14, 2016

WEEKLY ACTIVITY for August 8-14, 2016

Friday, August 12th, 2016-Merit Badge Camp

  • What: Merit Badge Camp
  • Who: Scouts, Adult Leaders, and Merit Badge Counselors
  • Where: Camp Michaels, Union, KY
  • When:
    • Drop Off 5 PM on 8/12
    • Drop Off 5 PM on 8/12
  • Uniform is CLASS A with Class B as undershirt

Announcements, Announcements, Announcements!!!

Peterloon Jamboree Signup Deadline

  • Date of Jamboree: October 7-9, 2016
  • Cost for Jamboree
    • By August 1st: $30
    • After August 1st: $40
  • Go HERE to sign up and register

Merit Badge Camp August 12-14, 2016

Camp Rules:

  • Start Time: 5 PM on Friday, August 12th
  • Depart Time: 10 AM on Sunday, August 14th
  • Camp Coordinator: Assistant Scoutmaster: Becky Ortwein 859-743-7026
  • Event Location: Camp Michaels
    • Check in at Shelter #1
  • Camp Rules:
    • Scouts should arrive in Class A uniform with Class B undershirt
    • Scouts must camp overnight to attend Merit Badge Camp
    • Adults sleep separate from scouts
  • Cost of Camp:
    • Scouts: $25
    • Merit Badge Counselors teaching merit badge courses at MB Camp: $0
  • What does the Cost Cover:
    • Food for the entire weekend
    • Rental of all facilities at Camp Michaels
    • Prizes for the winner of the Dutch Oven Dessert Cooking Contest
  • What to Pack:
    • Refer to weekend packing list.
    • Be sure to bring a mess kit and eating utensils
  • Registration is now closed
  • GO HERE to register for your merit badges.

Put-In-Bay Information

  • The Put-In-Bay, Ohio Camporee is scheduled for September 9-11, 2016.
  • We must catch a ferryboat from Catawba Island, Ohio to Put-In-Bay Island, Ohio.
  • From Burlington, KY to Catawba Island, OH is a little more than 4 hours without stops.
  • Our goal will be to catch the 6 PM ferry to Put-In-Bay Island.
  • Considering travel distance and ferry to Put-In-Bay Island, we will need to depart IHM no later than 1 PM on September 9th
  • By leaving at 1 PM this allows a little fluff time in our schedule
  • Please make arrangements to be at IHM, Burlington, KY just before 1 PM on September 9, 2016.
  • Uniform for travel is Class A
  • No cooking utensils or cooking equipment is needed
  • 1 backpack per person
  • Do your research and “Be Prepared” for the weekend
  • Important Note: The naval battle reenactment during the war of 1812 (America vs British) is the main attraction for the weekend.

Grand Canyon Tent & Tarp Return

  • There are several tents and tarps from the Grand Canyon trip that have not been cleaned and returned.
  • The following people need to obtain your dirty tent or tarp from Troop Quartermaster Ben Bonfilio, clean it, and return to Ben.
    • Tents
      • Barsan, Charles (#1517)
      • Barsan, Mr. (#1507)
      • Barsan, Harry (#1506)
      • Kahmann, Will (#1508)
      • Mueller, TJ (#1502)
      • Hayden (#1512)
      • Voelker, Jack (#1520)
    • Tarps
      • Barsan, Mr.
      • Barsan, Harry
      • Chase, Daniel
      • Neils, Josh

Process Change-Merit Badge Blue Card Process

  • Moving forward, Mr. Davies is now the contact person to receive a blue card.
  • Please contact him at: (rtd2_81@yahoo.com) or meet with him at the next troop meeting.

IMPORTANT — Overdue Fees!

  • Please get caught up on any unpaid fees this week!
  • New Crossover Scouts — Please pay pro-rated Troop Dues for 2016 ($4/Month) due immediately.
  • Fees for Ransburg, Put-In-Bay, and the 50 Miler Appalachian Trail trip were due June 30.
  • Please contact Mrs. Beth Hagedorn if you have any questions.
  • Checks may be mailed to Mrs. Hagedorn at:  3672 Akin Lane. Burlington, KY 41005

Troop Facebook Page

  • Join the Private Troop Facebook Page by Clicking Here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/BSATroop727/
  • The Facebook Page is open to all Scouts, Scout Family Members, and Leaders.
  • The page will be used to post pictures of our adventures, provide reminders/announcements, and offer a forum for asking questions.
  • The Facebook page supplements, but does not replace, the website or weekly Scoutmaster e-mail.

Northern Tier Practice Event on August 20th

  • Cost:  $25; Due Date: August 7th Troop Meeting
    • Register here by 8/7: http://bsatroop727.ipage.com/index.html
    • Depart IHM @ 9 am on August 20th
    • Bring:
      • Lunch and snacks in waterproof container (No nut products!)
      • $5 for gas
      • Towel and change of clothes in bag
    • Return IHM by 7 pm on August 20th
  • Next June, a group of 12 Scouts and 4 Leaders/Adults will be canoeing and portaging through the Boundary Waters in Minnesota via the BSA’s Northern Tier High Adventure Base.
  • This challenging trek will require adequate training and planning over the next year so all participants are ready to successfully complete this trip.
  • Our first practice canoe trip is on Saturday, August 20.  Cost will be $30-35 and each person must bring a sack lunch.  Please sign up here by August 1st.
    • This trip is limited to those already confirmed for the Northern Tier trip.
    • All Northern Tier participants should plan to participate.
    • More information will be available later in July.
  • There will be a parent and Scout Northern Tier information meeting in October.

Troop Apparel

 Troop 727 Dri-Fit T’s (Class B Uniform), Ball Caps and Beanies are available for purchase. 

  • All Sizes have arrived-Get em while there hot!!
  • Dri-fit T-shirts – $12.
  • 50/50 T-Shirts – $10.
  • Baseball Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$12
  • Beanie Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$10

Contact Melinda Hamm by email melinhamm3@twc.com or phone 859-803-4053

 Tent Sale

The troop is selling the Coleman Hooligan 4 Man Tents.

There are 2 prices: $35 and $55. All tents purchased in 2013 are $55. Come choose your tents. They are in great shape.

WEEKLY ACTIVITY August 1-7, 2016

WEEKLY ACTIVITY for August 1-7, 2016

Cancelled: Thursday, August 4, 2016-Scoutmaster Meeting

  • What: Scoutmaster Meeting
  • Who: All Scoutmasters
  • Where: 2712 Sunchase Blvd, Burlington, KY 41005
  • When: 7-8 PM

Thursday, August 4, 2016-Service Hours Opportunity

  • What: KOC Donut Trailer at Grant County Fair Grounds
  • Who: Scouts or Adults that would like to help and get Service Hours
  • Where: Meet at IHM
  • When: 4:30 PM
  • Depart: Grant County at 9 PM
  • Uniform: Class B T-Shirt
  • Special Note: Could use Youth and Adult help.
  • Adult Leaders Signed Up: Mr. Madden and Mr. Adkins will be on site during this event.
  • Go Here to Sign UP

Sunday, August 7th, 2016-Troop Meeting

  • What: Troop Meeting
  • Who: All Scouts, Adult Leaders, 
  • Where: Britt Hall, IHM
  • When: PLC: 3:30-4:00 PM
    • All Scouts: 4:00-6:00 PM
  • Uniform is CLASS A

Announcements — Announcements!!

Peterloon Jamboree Signup Deadline

  • Cost for Jamboree
    • By August 1st: $40
    • After August 1st: $50
  • Go HERE to sign up and register

Merit Badge Camp August 12-14, 2016

Camp Rules:

  • Start Time: 5 PM on Friday, August 12th
  • Depart Time: 12 PM on Sunday, August 14th
  • Camp Coordinator: Assistant Scoutmaster: Becky Ortwein 859-743-7026
  • Event Location: Camp Michaels
    • Check in at Shelter #1
  • Camp Rules:
    • Scouts must camp overnight to attend Merit Badge Camp
    • Adults sleep seperate from scouts
  • Cost of Camp:
    • Scouts: $25
    • Merit Badge Counselors teaching merit badge courses at MB Camp: $0
  • What does the Cost Cover:
    • Food for the entire weekend
    • Rental of all facilities at Camp Michaels
    • Prizes for the winner of the Dutch Oven Dessert Cooking Contest
  • What to Pack:
    • Refer to weekend packing list.
    • Be sure to bring a mess kit and eating utensils
  • Registration Steps:
    • Step #1: Merit Badge Registration: http://meritbadge.bsatroop727.org/index.html
      • Select your merit badges (be sure they do not overlap)
    • Step #2: Mail payment to:
      • Beth Hagedorn
      • 3672 Akin Lane, Burlington, KY 41005
      • Telephone: 859-240-6748
    • Deadline to Register is August 7th, 2016.

Merit badges offered are below:

  • Camping ** (Saturday PM-Must have 20 nights camping prior to MB Camp)
  • Cit in the Nation ** (Friday PM)
  • Cit in the Community** (Saturday PM)
  • Cooking ** (All day Friday, Saturday and Sunday Merit Badge)
  • Family Life ** (Saturday AM+ 2 followup sessions)
  • Fishing (Friday PM and Saturday PM)
  • Fly Fishing (Friday PM and Saturday AM)
  • Inventing (Saturday AM)
  • Law (Saturday PM)
  • Pulp and Paper (Saturday AM)
  • Search and Rescue: (Highly Recommended-All Day Friday and Saturday Merit Badge)
  • Signs and Signals  (Saturday PM)
  • Sustainability (Saturday AM)

GO HERE to register for your merit badges.

Put-In-Bay Information

  • The Put-In-Bay, Ohio Camporee is scheduled for September 9-11, 2016.
  • We must catch a ferryboat from Catawba Island, Ohio to Put-In-Bay Island, Ohio.
  • From Burlington, KY to Catawba Island, OH is a little more than 4 hours without stops.
  • Our goal will be to catch the 6 PM ferry to Put-In-Bay Island.
  • Considering travel distance and ferry to Put-In-Bay Island, we will need to depart IHM no later than 1 PM on September 9th
  • By leaving at 1 PM this allows a little fluff time in our schedule
  • Please make arrangements to be at IHM, Burlington, KY just before 1 PM on September 9, 2016.
  • Uniform for travel is Class A
  • No cooking utensils or cooking equipment is needed
  • 1 backpack per person
  • Do your research and “Be Prepared” for the weekend
  • Important Note: The naval battle reenactment during the war of 1812 (America vs British) is the main attraction for the weekend.

Grand Canyon Tent & Tarp Return

  • There are several tents and tarps from the Grand Canyon trip that have not been cleaned and returned.
  • The following people need to obtain your dirty tent or tarp from Troop Quartermaster Ben Bonfilio, clean it, and return to Ben.
    • Tents
      • Barsan, Charles (#1517)
      • Barsan, Mr. (#1507)
      • Barsan, Harry (#1506)
      • Kahmann, Will (#1508)
      • Mueller, TJ (#1502)
      • Hayden (#1512)
      • Voelker, Jack (#1520)
    • Tarps
      • Barsan, Mr.
      • Barsan, Harry
      • Chase, Daniel
      • Neils, Josh

Process Change-Merit Badge Blue Card Process

  • Moving forward, Mr. Davies is now the contact person to receive a blue card.
  • Please contact him at: (rtd2_81@yahoo.com) or meet with him at the next troop meeting.

IMPORTANT — Overdue Fees!

  • Please get caught up on any unpaid fees this week!
  • New Crossover Scouts — Please pay pro-rated Troop Dues for 2016 ($4/Month) due immediately.
  • Fees for Ransburg, Put-In-Bay, and the 50 Miler Appalachian Trail trip were due June 30.
  • Please contact Mrs. Beth Hagedorn if you have any questions.
  • Checks may be mailed to Mrs. Hagedorn at:  3672 Akin Lane. Burlington, KY 41005

Troop Facebook Page

  • Join the Private Troop Facebook Page by Clicking Here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/BSATroop727/
  • The Facebook Page is open to all Scouts, Scout Family Members, and Leaders.
  • The page will be used to post pictures of our adventures, provide reminders/announcements, and offer a forum for asking questions.
  • The Facebook page supplements, but does not replace, the website or weekly Scoutmaster e-mail.

Northern Tier Practice Event

  • Cost:  $25; Due Date: August 7th Troop Meeting
    • Register here by 8/7: http://bsatroop727.ipage.com/index.html
    • Depart IHM @ 9 am on August 20th
    • Bring:
      • Lunch and snacks in waterproof container (No nut products!)
      • $5 for gas
      • Towel and change of clothes in bag
    • Return IHM by 7 pm on August 20th
  • Next June, a group of 12 Scouts and 4 Leaders/Adults will be canoeing and portaging through the Boundary Waters in Minnesota via the BSA’s Northern Tier High Adventure Base.
  • This challenging trek will require adequate training and planning over the next year so all participants are ready to successfully complete this trip.
  • Our first practice canoe trip is on Saturday, August 20.  Cost will be $30-35 and each person must bring a sack lunch.  Please sign up here by August 1st.
    • This trip is limited to those already confirmed for the Northern Tier trip.
    • All Northern Tier participants should plan to participate.
    • More information will be available later in July.
  • There will be a parent and Scout Northern Tier information meeting in October.

Troop Apparel

 Troop 727 Dri-Fit T’s (Class B Uniform), Ball Caps and Beanies are available for purchase. 

  • All Sizes have arrived-Get em while there hot!!
  • Dri-fit T-shirts – $12.
  • 50/50 T-Shirts – $10.
  • Baseball Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$12
  • Beanie Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$10

Contact Melinda Hamm by email melinhamm3@twc.com or phone 859-803-4053

 

Tent Sale

The troop is selling the Coleman Hooligan 4 Man Tents.

There are 2 prices: $35 and $55. All tents purchased in 2013 are $55. Come choose your tents. They are in great shape.

WEEKLY ACTIVITY July 25-31, 2016

WEEKLY ACTIVITY July 25-31, 2016

Sunday, July 31, 2016-Ransburg Departure

  • What: Ransburg Scout Camp Departure
  • Who: All participants who have previously signed up for camp
  • Where: BSA Scout Trailers, IHM
  • When: 8:30 AM
  • Uniform is CLASS B

Sunday, July 31, 2016-Troop Meeting

  • What: Troop Meeting
  • Who: All Scouts, Adult Leaders, 
  • Where: Britt Hall, IHM
  • When: PLC: 3:30-4:00 PM
    • All Scouts: 4:00-6:00 PM
  • Uniform is CLASS A

Announcements — Announcements!!

Peterloon Jamboree

  • Cost for Jamboree
    • By August 1st: $40
    • After August 1st: $50
  • Go HERE to sign up and register

Merit Badge Camp

The following merit badges are being offered at Merit Badge Camp

  • Camping ** (Saturday PM-Must have 20 nights camping prior to MB Camp)
  • Cit in the Nation ** (Friday PM)
  • Cit in the Community** (Saturday PM)
  • Cooking ** (All day Friday, Saturday and Sunday Merit Badge)
  • Family Life ** (Saturday AM+ 2 followup sessions)
  • Fishing (Friday PM and Saturday PM)
  • Fly Fishing (Friday PM and Saturday AM)
  • Inventing (Saturday AM)
  • Pulp and Paper (Saturday AM)
  • Search and Rescue: (Highly Recommended-All Day Friday and Saturday Merit Badge)
  • Signs and Signals  (Saturday PM)
  • Sustainability (Saturday AM)

GO HERE to register for your merit badges.

Grand Canyon Tent & Tarp Return

  • There are several tents and tarps from the Grand Canyon trip that have not been cleaned and returned.
  • The following people need to obtain your dirty tent or tarp from Troop Quartermaster Ben Bonfilio, clean it, and return to Ben.
    • Tents
      • Barsan, Charles (#1517)
      • Barsan, Mr. (#1507)
      • Barsan, Harry (#1506)
      • Kahmann, Will (#1508)
      • Mueller, TJ (#1502)
      • Hayden (#1512)
      • Voelker, Jack (#1520)
    • Tarps
      • Barsan, Mr.
      • Barsan, Harry
      • Chase, Daniel
      • Neils, Josh

Process Change-Merit Badge Blue Card Process

  • Moving forward, Mr. Davies is now the contact person to receive a blue card.
  • Please contact him at: (rtd2_81@yahoo.com) or meet with him at the next troop meeting.

IMPORTANT — Overdue Fees!

  • Please get caught up on any unpaid fees this week!
  • New Crossover Scouts — Please pay pro-rated Troop Dues for 2016 ($4/Month) due immediately.
  • Fees for Ransburg, Put-In-Bay, and the 50 Miler Appalachian Trail trip were due June 30.
  • Please contact Mrs. Beth Hagedorn if you have any questions.
  • Checks may be mailed to Mrs. Hagedorn at:  3672 Akin Lane. Burlington, KY 41005

Troop Facebook Page

  • Join the Private Troop Facebook Page by Clicking Here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/BSATroop727/
  • The Facebook Page is open to all Scouts, Scout Family Members, and Leaders.
  • The page will be used to post pictures of our adventures, provide reminders/announcements, and offer a forum for asking questions.
  • The Facebook page supplements, but does not replace, the website or weekly Scoutmaster e-mail.

Northern Tier Practice Event

  • Cost:  $25; Due Date: August 7th Troop Meeting
    • Register here by 8/7: http://bsatroop727.ipage.com/index.html
    • Depart IHM @ 9 am on August 20th
    • Bring:
      • Lunch and snacks in waterproof container (No nut products!)
      • $5 for gas
      • Towel and change of clothes in bag
    • Return IHM by 7 pm on August 20th
  • Next June, a group of 12 Scouts and 4 Leaders/Adults will be canoeing and portaging through the Boundary Waters in Minnesota via the BSA’s Northern Tier High Adventure Base.
  • This challenging trek will require adequate training and planning over the next year so all participants are ready to successfully complete this trip.
  • Our first practice canoe trip is on Saturday, August 20.  Cost will be $30-35 and each person must bring a sack lunch.  Please sign up here by August 1st.
    • This trip is limited to those already confirmed for the Northern Tier trip.
    • All Northern Tier participants should plan to participate.
    • More information will be available later in July.
  • There will be a parent and Scout Northern Tier information meeting in October.

Troop Apparel

 Troop 727 Dri-Fit T’s (Class B Uniform), Ball Caps and Beanies are available for purchase. 

  • All Sizes have arrived-Get em while there hot!!
  • Dri-fit T-shirts – $12.
  • 50/50 T-Shirts – $10.
  • Baseball Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$12
  • Beanie Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$10

Contact Melinda Hamm by email melinhamm3@twc.com or phone 859-803-4053

 

Tent Sale

The troop is selling the Coleman Hooligan 4 Man Tents.

There are 2 prices: $35 and $55. All tents purchased in 2013 are $55. Come choose your tents. They are in great shape.

WEEKLY ACTIVITY July 18-24, 2016

WEEKLY ACTIVITY July 18-24, 2016

Sunday, July 24th, 2016-Troop Meeting

  • What: Troop Meeting
  • Who: All Scouts, Adult Leaders, and Committee Members
  • Where: Britt Hall, IHM
  • When: PLC: 3:30-4:00 PM
    • ALL Scouts: 4:00-6 PM

  • Uniform is CLASS B

Announcements — Announcements!!

 

Grand Canyon Tent & Tarp Return

  • There are several tents and tarps from the Grand Canyon trip that have not been cleaned and returned.
  • The following people need to obtain your dirty tent or tarp from Troop Quartermaster Ben Bonfilio, clean it, and return to Ben.
    • Tents
      • Barsan, Charles (#1517)
      • Barsan, Mr. (#1507)
      • Barsan, Harry (#1506)
      • Kahmann, Will (#1508)
      • Mueller, TJ (#1502)
      • Hayden (#1512)
      • Voelker, Jack (#1520)
    • Tarps
      • Barsan, Mr.
      • Barsan, Harry
      • Chase, Daniel
      • Neils, Josh

Process Change-Merit Badge Blue Card Process

  • Moving forward, Mr. Davies is now the contact person to receive a blue card.
  • Please contact him at: (rtd2_81@yahoo.com) or meet with him at the next troop meeting.

IMPORTANT — Overdue Fees!

  • Please get caught up on any unpaid fees this week!
  • New Crossover Scouts — Please pay pro-rated Troop Dues for 2016 ($4/Month) due immediately.
  • Fees for Ransburg, Put-In-Bay, and the 50 Miler Appalachian Trail trip were due June 30.
  • Please contact Mrs. Beth Hagedorn if you have any questions.
  • Checks may be mailed to Mrs. Hagedorn at:  3672 Akin Lane. Burlington, KY 41005

Troop Facebook Page

  • Join the Private Troop Facebook Page by Clicking Here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/BSATroop727/
  • The Facebook Page is open to all Scouts, Scout Family Members, and Leaders.
  • The page will be used to post pictures of our adventures, provide reminders/announcements, and offer a forum for asking questions.
  • The Facebook page supplements, but does not replace, the website or weekly Scoutmaster e-mail.

Merit Badge Campout (August 12-14) @ Camp Michaels

  • Camp fee is only $25
  • Sponsored by Troop 727 but open to Troops throughout the Trailblazer District.
  • Merit Badge offerings are being finalized, but we expected to offer 10+ Merit Badges, including a few Eagle required
  • Details on the specific Merit Badges offered will be announced soon — stay tuned!

Northern Tier Update

  • Next June, a group of 12 Scouts and 4 Leaders/Adults will be canoeing and portaging through the Boundary Waters in Minnesota via the BSA’s Northern Tier High Adventure Base.
  • This challenging trek will require adequate training and planning over the next year so all participants are ready to successfully complete this trip.
  • Our first practice canoe trip is on Saturday, August 20.  Cost will be $30-35 and each person must bring a sack lunch.  Please sign up here by August 1st.
    • This trip is limited to those already confirmed for the Northern Tier trip.
    • All Northern Tier participants should plan to participate.
    • More information will be available later in July.
  • There will be a parent and Scout Northern Tier information meeting in October.

Ransburg Summer Camp (July 31 – August 6) — Registration is now closed

  •  Approximately $20 will be needed for purchase of lunch to and from camp.
  • Scouts may choose to bring spending money for the Trading Post
  • Email Mr. Davies (rtd2_81@yahoo.com) with your merit badge selections
  • Davies would love to have a couple additional adults participate.  Please contact him for more information.
  • Week long adult fee is $155.00.

Put-In-Bay Camping Trip (September 9-11, 2016) — Registration is now closed.

  •  This is a spectacular scouting event, which includes over 1,000 Scouts and Scouters.
  • The $85 cost per person includes:
  • All attractions: Put-In-Bay Weekend Information
  • Ferry boat tickets
  • Island transportation to and from the ferry docks
  • 5 meals (Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast)
  • Camporee T-shirt and Anniversary Souvenirs
  • Camping fees
  • Gas Money to and from South Bass Island, Ohio
  • We cannot take our trailer to this event, it will be backpacks and tents only. All food is prepared for the troop by the camporee team. We will be backpacking onto the island :).


Troop Apparel

 Troop 727 Dri-Fit T’s (Class B Uniform), Ball Caps and Beanies are available for purchase. 

  • All Sizes have arrived-Get em while there hot!!
  • Dri-fit T-shirts – $12.
  • 50/50 T-Shirts – $10.
  • Baseball Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$12
  • Beanie Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$10

Contact Melinda Hamm by email melinhamm3@twc.com or phone 859-803-4053

 

Tent Sale

The troop is selling the Coleman Hooligan 4 Man Tents.

There are 2 prices: $35 and $55. All tents purchased in 2013 are $55. Come choose your tents. They are in great shape.

WEEKLY ACTIVITY July 4-10, 2016

WEEKLY ACTIVITY July 4-10, 2016

Friday, July 8, 2016, 50 Miler Prep Meeting

  • Who: 50 Miler Participants
  • What: Prep Meeting and Bag Check
  • Where: Boone Woods Shelter #2
  • When: 6 PM (plan to be done by 7 PM)
  • What Else:
    • Be prepared to unpack your backpack and lay out your gear
    • Bring your backpacking food ideas
  • Parents: A hike plan will be provided to include contact information

Saturday, July 9, 2016, IHM Chicken Dinner Support

  • Shift #1: 5-7 PM
    • X. Cummings, B. Daniels, R. O’Connor, J. Ortwein, Aaron Ortwein, A. Apollonio, C. Nerz, A. Topmiller
  • Shift #2: 7-9 PM
    • Z. Smith, K. Becker, J. Ortwein, Autumn Ortwein, Amber Ortwein, Jude Kiely, Joseph Kiely, Kaleb Kiely
  • Important Notes:
    • IHM only wants 8 Scouts per shift.  If you are not on the above list, please do not show up.
    • Please wear Red Class B shirt and close-toed shoes

Sunday, July 10, 2016, 50 Miler Departure

  • Who: 50 Miler Participants
  • What: Depart for Appalachian Trail
  • When: 5 AM Sharp
  • Where: Meet at Scout Trailers near Acree Hall

No Troop Meeting this week!!

Announcements — Announcements!!

IMPORTANT — Overdue Fees!

  • Please get caught up on any unpaid fees this week!
  • New Crossover Scouts — You need to pay pro-rated Troop Dues for 2016 ($4/Month) due immediately.
  • Fees for Ransburg, Put-In-Bay, and the 50 Miler Appalachian Trail trip are due no later than June 30.
    • If fees are not paid by this date, you will lose your spot on the trip.
  • Please contact Mrs. Beth Hagedorn if you have any questions.
    • Checks may be mailed to Mrs. Hagedorn at:  3672 Akin Lane. Burlington, KY 41005

Process Change-Merit Badge Blue Card Process

  • Moving forward, Mr. Davies is now the contact person to receive a blue card.
  • Please contact him at: (rtd2_81@yahoo.com) or meet with him at the next troop meeting.

Troop Facebook Page

  • Join the Private Troop Facebook Page by Clicking Here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/BSATroop727/
  • The Facebook Page is open to all Scouts, Scout Family Members, and Leaders.
  • The page will be used to post pictures of our adventures, provide reminders/announcements, and offer a forum for asking questions.
  • The Facebook page supplements, but does not replace, the website or weekly Scoutmaster e-mail.

Grand Canyon Tent & Tarp Return

  • There are several tents and tarps from the Grand Canyon trip that have not been cleaned and returned.
  • Please be sure to clean these items thoroughly and return to Troop Quartermaster, Ben Bonfilio, as soon as possible.

Merit Badge Campout (August 12-14) @ Camp Michaels

  • Camp fee is only $25
  • Sponsored by Troop 727 but open to Troops throughout the Trailblazer District.
  • Merit Badge offerings are being finalized, but we expected to offer 10+ Merit Badges, including a few Eagle required
  • Details on the specific Merit Badges offered will be announced soon — stay tuned!
Northern Tier Update
  • Next June, a group of 12 Scouts and 4 Leaders/Adults will be canoeing and portaging through the Boundary Waters in Minnesota via the BSA’s Northern Tier High Adventure Base.
  • This challenging trek will require adequate training and planning over the next year so all participants are ready to successfully complete this trip.
  • Our first practice canoe trip is on Saturday, August 20.  We expect to depart IHM at 8 am and return by 4 pm.  Cost will be $30-35 and each person must bring a sack lunch.
    • This trip is limited to those already confirmed for the Northern Tier trip.
    • All Northern Tier participants should plan to participate.
    • Please sign up by August 1st.
    • More information will be available later in July.
  • There will be a parent and Scout Northern Tier information meeting in October.

Ransburg Summer Camp (July 31 – August 6) — Registration is now closed

  • Approximately $20 will be needed for purchase of lunch to and from camp.
  • Scouts may choose to bring spending money for the Trading Post
  • Email Mr. Davies (rtd2_81@yahoo.com) with your merit badge selections
  • Davies would love to have a couple additional adults participate.  Please contact him for more information.
    • Week long adult fee is $155.00.

Put-In-Bay Camping Trip (September 9-11, 2016) — Registration is now closed.

  • This is a spectacular scouting event, which includes over 1,000 Scouts and Scouters.
  • The $85 cost per person includes:
    • All attractions: Put-In-Bay WeekendInformation
    • Ferry boat tickets
    • Island transportation to and from the ferry docks
    • 5 meals (Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast)
    • Camporee T-shirt and Anniversary Souvenirs
    • Camping fees
    • Gas Money to and from South Bass Island, Ohio
  • We cannot take our trailer to this event, it will be backpacks and tents only. All food is prepared for the troop by the camporee team. We will be backpacking onto the island :).

Troop Apparel

Troop 727 Dri-Fit T’s (Class B Uniform), Ball Caps and Beanies are available for purchase. 

  • All Sizes have arrived-Get em while there hot!!
  • Dri-fit T-shirts – $12.
  • 50/50 T-Shirts – $10.
  • Baseball Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$12
  • Beanie Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$10

Contact Melinda Hamm by email melinhamm3@twc.com or phone 859-803-4053

 Tent Sale

The troop is selling the Coleman Hooligan 4 Man Tents.

There are 2 prices: $35 and $55. All tents purchased in 2013 are $55. Come choose your tents. They are in great shape and have a lot

WEEKLY ACTIVITY June 27-July 3, 2016

WEEKLY ACTIVITY June 27-July 3, 2016

No Troop Meeting this week!!

Happy July 4th!

Announcements — Announcements!!

IMPORTANT — Overdue Fees!

  • Please get caught up on any unpaid fees this week!
  • New Crossover Scouts — You need to pay pro-rated Troop Dues for 2016 ($4/Month) due immediately.
  • Fees for Ransburg, Put-In-Bay, and the 50 Miler Appalachian Trail trip are due no later than June 30.
    • If fees are not paid by this date, you will lose your spot on the trip.
  • Please contact Mrs. Beth Hagedorn if you have any questions.
    • Checks may be mailed to Mrs. Hagedorn at:  3672 Akin Lane. Burlington, KY 41005

Troop Facebook Page

  • Join the Private Troop Facebook Page by Clicking Here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/BSATroop727/
  • The Facebook Page is open to all Scouts, Scout Family Members, and Leaders.
  • The page will be used to post pictures of our adventures, provide reminders/announcements, and offer a forum for asking questions.
  • The Facebook page supplements, but does not replace, the website or weekly Scoutmaster e-mail.

Trailer Rebuild

  • I-40 was treacherous on the inside of the Big Red Trailer and some repairs are needed to the inside of the trailer.
  • If you are interested in leading the rebuild of the Big Red Trailer please reach out to the Scoutmaster
    • Please help if you can

Grand Canyon Tent & Tarp Return

  • There are several tents and tarps from the Grand Canyon trip that have not been cleaned and returned.
  • Please be sure to clean these items thoroughly and return to Troop Quartermaster, Ben Bonfilio, as soon as possible.

Merit Badge Campout (August 12-14) @ Camp Michaels

  • Camp fee is only $25
  • Sponsored by Troop 727 but open to Troops throughout the Trailblazer District.
  • Merit Badge offerings are being finalized, but we expected to offer 10+ Merit Badges, including a few Eagle required
  • Details on the specific Merit Badges offered will be announced soon — stay tuned!

50 Miler/Appalachian Trail Trip (July 10-16) — Registration is now closed

  • Mandatory meeting on July 8th at 7 PM in Boone Woods.
    • Bring backpacks to the meeting, packed and ready to go.
    • Be prepared to layout your gear.
    • Packing List.
  • Travel Fee: $10 is required for travel at departure. Please pay the drivers you are riding with.

Ransburg Summer Camp (July 31 – August 6) — Registration is now closed

  • Approximately $20 will be needed for purchase of lunch to and from camp.
  • Scouts may choose to bring spending money for the Trading Post
  • Email Mr. Davies (rtd2_81@yahoo.com) with your merit badge selections
  • Davies would love to have a couple additional adults participate.  Please contact him for more information.
    • Week long adult fee is $155.00.

Put-In-Bay Camping Trip (September 9-11, 2016) — Registration is now closed.

  • This is a spectacular scouting event, which includes over 1,000 Scouts and Scouters.
  • The $85 cost per person includes:
    • All attractions: Put-In-Bay WeekendInformation
    • Ferry boat tickets
    • Island transportation to and from the ferry docks
    • 5 meals (Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast)
    • Camporee T-shirt and Anniversary Souvenirs
    • Camping fees
    • Gas Money to and from South Bass Island, Ohio
  • We cannot take our trailer to this event, it will be backpacks and tents only. All food is prepared for the troop by the camporee team. We will be backpacking onto the island :).

Troop Apparel

Troop 727 Dri-Fit T’s (Class B Uniform), Ball Caps and Beanies are available for purchase. 

  • All Sizes have arrived-Get em while there hot!!
  • Dri-fit T-shirts – $12.
  • 50/50 T-Shirts – $10.
  • Baseball Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$12
  • Beanie Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$10

Contact Melinda Hamm by email melinhamm3@twc.com or phone 859-803-4053

 Tent Sale

The troop is selling the Coleman Hooligan 4 Man Tents.

There are 2 prices: $35 and $55. All tents purchased in 2013 are $55. Come choose your tents. They are in great shape and have a lot

WEEKLY ACTIVITY June 20-26, 2016

WEEKLY ACTIVITY June 20-26, 2016

Sunday, June 26th, 2016-Troop Meeting

  • What: Troop Meeting
  • Who: All Scouts, Adult Leaders, and Committee Members
  • Where: Britt Hall, IHM
  • When: PLC: 3:30-4:00 PM
    • ALL Scouts: 4:00-6 PM

  • Uniform is CLASS B

Announcements

**Grand Canyon Trip drained our account. If you are late on payments or owe the troop money please catch up all fees.

Parents of 1st Year Scouts or Crossover Scouts, please see the treasurer at the next troop meeting.

50 Miler Information

  • An excellent event in the mountains and on the Appalachian Trail
  • Dates have changed from July 11-17 to July 10-16.
  • There is a mandatory meeting on July 8th at 7 PM in Boone Woods.
    • Bring backpacks to the meeting, packed and ready to go.
    • Be prepared to layout your gear.
    • Packing List.
  • Shelter at Boone Woods to be announced based on availability.
  • Shirts will soon be ordered. Deadline to register is 6/26.
  • Cost: $75 (Covers, Food, Shirts, Patches, AT Memorabilia, and 50+ miles of the great outdoors). Please pay the treasurer ASAP!!
    • Deadline for payment is June 26th.
  • Travel Fee: $10 is required for travel at departure. Please pay the drivers you are riding with.
  • After 6/26 no stragglers will be accepted.
  • If you have not been on any prep hikes but feel you are in shape for 50 miles, you must get approval through the scoutmaster.

Trailer Rebuild

  • I-40 was treacherous on the inside of the Big Red Trailer and some repairs are needed to the inside of the trailer.
  • If you are interested in leading the rebuild of the Big Red Trailer please reach out to the Scoutmaster
    • Please help if you can

Ransburg Summer Camp

  • Summer Camp Alternative-Camp Ransburg Indiana
  • Summer Camp Fees are now due. Please submit your payments ASAP to our Treasurer, Beth Hagedorn.
  • Dates: July 31 thru August 6, 2016
  • Cost: $315. Includes Wednesday night pizza order (approximately $10.00)
  • Money will be needed for purchase of lunch to and from camp (approximately $20.00) each way, and if parents allow money for visits to the trading post.
  • Email Mr. Davies with your merit badge selections
  • Most importantly, Mr. Davies will need 2-4 additional adults that are willing to camp for the week.  The camp requires 1 adult for every 8 boys camping.
  • ASM Mr. Davies is committed from Wednesday evening on.
  • ASM Mr. Davies will be able to drive to the camp on Sunday and return that evening.
  • Week long adult fee is $155.00.

Put-In-Bay Camping Trip-September 9-11, 2016

  • Deadline to pay for this event is July 1st. You must pay the treasurer on June 26th so we will have the money in the troop’s account to pay the fees. If you do not pay before July 1st, your name is being removed from the list.
  • We finally received confirmation from the Camporee Host. Below is information about this trip on Lake Erie, specifically on South Bass Island, Ohio.
  • This is a spectacular scouting event which includes over 1000 Scouts and Scouters.
  • The cost of the camporee is $85.00 per person. Registration includes:
    • All attractions: Put-In-Bay Weekend Information
    • Ferry boat tickets
    • Island transportation to and from the ferry docks
    • 5 meals (Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast)
    • Camporee T-shirt and Anniversary Souvenirs
    • Camping fees
    • Gas Money to and from South Bass Island, Ohio
    • GO HERE TO SIGN UP
  • We cannot take our trailer to this event, it will be backpacks and tents only. All food is prepared for the troop by the camporee team. We will be backpacking onto the island :).
  • Now that we know the final cost and if you want to add or remove your name from Who’s Camping please click above and submit your information as Add or Remove.
  • Registration Deadline is July 1st-due to limited space at the Camporee

Troop Apparel

Troop 727 Dri-Fit T’s (Class B Uniform), Ball Caps and Beanies are available for purchase. 

  • All Sizes have arrived-Get em while there hot!!
  • Dri-fit T-shirts – $12.
  • 50/50 T-Shirts – $10.
  • Baseball Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$12
  • Beanie Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$10

Contact Melinda Hamm by email melinhamm3@twc.com or phone 859-803-4053

Hiking MB/50 Miler Prep

  • Next 10 or 20 Mile Hike: May 7th, 2016
  • This is both a 10 Miler and 20 miler depending on the scouts preference
  • 50 Miler Participants must attend all hikes (March, April, May, June, July (On the AT). Exceptions are considered for other scouting or church events. Contact the Scoutmaster…
  • Included Hikes
    1. March 11-12-Camp Michaels: 10 Miles
    2. April 2-Idlewild Park, Idlewild Road, Burlington, KY: 10 Miles(Highly recommended for Grand Canyon Prep)
    3. May 7-Dan Beard City Trail: 20 Miles (10 miles Highly recommended for Grand Canyon Prep)
    4. June 25th-10 Miles-Location TBA
    5. July 11-17: Appalachian Trail: 10 Miles
  • Must be 13 years or older: Go to “Activity Registration” on Troop Front Page to sign up

 Tent Sale

The troop is selling the Coleman Hooligan 4 Man Tents.

There are 2 prices: $35 and $55. All tents purchased in 2013 are $55. Come choose your tents. They are in great shape and have a lot

WEEKLY ACTIVITY JUNE 13-19, 2016

WEEKLY ACTIVITY June 13-19, 2016

Wednesday, June 15, 2016-Bag Pickup from Grand Canyon

  • Who: All Scouts that went to Grand Canyon
  • What: Bag Pickup
  • Where: IHM, Burlington, KY
  • When: 6-8 PM

Thursday, June 16, 2016-Committee Meeting

  • Who: Committee Members, Scoutmasters, and Parents
  • What: Committee Meeting
  • Where: IHM
  • When: 7-8 PM

Sunday, June 19, 2016-NO TROOP MEETING

Announcements

 Photography and Movie Making Merit Badge

  • Photography MB
    • June 10th/4-7 PM
    • Kenwood Town Center
    • Deadline to signup: June 1st
  • Movie Making MB
    • June 24th/4-7 PM
    • Kenwood Town Center
    • Deadline to signup: June 14th

Summer Camp Alternative-Camp Ransburg Indiana

  • ASM Mr. Davies is planning a trip to Ransburg Scout Reservation for Summer Camp this year.
  • Dates: July 31 thru August 6, 2016
  • Cost: $315. Includes Wednesday night pizza order (approximately $10.00)
  • Money will be needed for purchase of lunch to and from camp (approximately $20.00) each way, and if parents allow money for visits to the trading post.
  • Email Mr. Davies with your merit badge selections
  • Most importantly, Mr. Davies will need 2-4 additional adults that are willing to camp for the week.  The camp requires 1 adult for every 8 boys camping.
  • ASM Mr. Davies is committed from Wednesday evening on.
  • ASM Mr. Davies will be able to drive to the camp on Sunday and return that evening.
  • Week long adult fee is $155.00.

Put-In-Bay Camping Trip-September 9-11, 2016

  • We finally received confirmation from the Camporee Host. Below is information about this trip on Lake Erie, specifically on South Bass Island, Ohio.
  • This is a spectacular scouting event which includes over 1000 Scouts and Scouters.
  • The cost of the camporee is $85.00 per person. Registration includes:
    • All attractions: Put-In-Bay Weekend Information
    • Ferry boat tickets
    • Island transportation to and from the ferry docks
    • 5 meals (Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast)
    • Camporee T-shirt and Anniversary Souvenirs
    • Camping fees
    • Gas Money to and from South Bass Island, Ohio
    • GO HERE TO SIGN UP
  • We cannot take our trailer to this event, it will be backpacks and tents only. All food is prepared for the troop by the camporee team. We will be backpacking onto the island :).
  • Now that we know the final cost and if you want to add or remove your name from Who’s Camping please click above and submit your information as Add or Remove.
  • Registration Deadline is July 1st-due to limited space at the Camporee

Troop Apparel

Troop 727 Dri-Fit T’s (Class B Uniform), Ball Caps and Beanies are available for purchase. 

  • All Sizes have arrived-Get em while there hot!!
  • Dri-fit T-shirts – $12.
  • 50/50 T-Shirts – $10.
  • Baseball Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$12
  • Beanie Caps w/Troop logo embroidered-$10

Contact Melinda Hamm by email melinhamm3@twc.com or phone 859-803-4053

Hiking MB/50 Miler Prep/Grand Canyon Prep

  • Next 10 or 20 Mile Hike: May 7th, 2016
  • This is both a 10 Miler and 20 miler depending on the scouts preference
  • 50 Miler Participants must attend all hikes (March, April, May, June, July (On the AT). Exceptions are considered for other scouting or church events. Contact the Scoutmaster…
  • Included Hikes
    1. March 11-12-Camp Michaels: 10 Miles
    2. April 2-Idlewild Park, Idlewild Road, Burlington, KY: 10 Miles(Highly recommended for Grand Canyon Prep)
    3. May 7-Dan Beard City Trail: 20 Miles (10 miles Highly recommended for Grand Canyon Prep)
    4. June 7-Grand Canyon: 10 Miles
    5. June 25th-10 Miles-Location TBA
    6. July 11-17: Appalachian Trail: 10 Miles
  • Must be 13 years or older: Go to “Activity Registration” on Troop Front Page to sign up

 Tent Sale

The troop is selling the Coleman Hooligan 4 Man Tents.

There are 2 prices: $35 and $55. All tents purchased in 2013 are $55. Come choose your tents. They are in great shape and have a lot

Troop Information Hub