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Troop Current Events

Summer is right around the corner!

Its the beginning of June and we are really enjoying the warmer weather! The Troop continues to keep active by participating in outdoor events and community service.  This weekend (06/05/21) we will be participating at Calverton National Cemetery by removing the flags we placed at gravesites to honor our fallen veterans last weekend.

We are rapidly approaching the end of our scouting year and will be holding our final troop meeting on Wednesday June 9th at Short Beach with an outdoor celebration where all the families can get together.

Also, we are celebrating 5 of our newest Eagle Scouts with a Court of Honor celebration for them on June 19th.  The process to earn the rank of Eagle is an impressive feat but to have done it during the Covid-19 pandemic has made it that much more impressive.  Congratulations to those boys, well done!

We are planning to attend Boy Scout Summer camp this August at Ten Mile River Scout Camp.  Please make sure that you have signed up and that you keep on the lookout for communication regarding forms and information.

2021 marks the troop’s 50th anniversary!  We are working on some exciting 50th anniversary things to celebrate.

Myself, the assistant Scoutmasters and the Committee all thank you for your understanding and patience during these historic times.  We have a great group of boys and they’ve shown us great things so far.  You should be proud of each and every one of them.  I am.

Enough sappy stuff, be sure to check the troop website pictures of recent and past trips and events.

Sincerely, Mr. Bauer

“If there’s one thing I’ve learned from hiking, it’s that the early bird gets the face full of spider webs.” – unknown


Boy Scout Law

A Scout is Trustworthy  A Scout tells the truth. He is honest, and he keeps his promises. People can depend on him.
A Scout is Loyal  A Scout is true to his family, friends, Scout leaders, school, and nation.
A Scout is Helpful  A Scout cares about other people. He willingly volunteers to help others without expecting payment or reward.
A Scout is Friendly  A Scout is a friend to all. He is a brother to other Scouts. He offers his friendship to people of all races and nations, and respects them even if their beliefs and customs are different from his own.
A Scout is Courteous  A Scout is polite to everyone regardless of age or position. He knows that using good manners makes it easier for people to get along.
A Scout is Kind  A Scout knows there is strength in being gentle. He treats others as he wants to be treated. Without good reason, he does not harm or kill any living thing.
A Scout is Obedient  A Scout follows the rules of his family, school, and troop. He obeys the laws of his community and country. If he thinks these rules and laws are unfair, he tries to have them changed in an orderly manner rather than disobeying them.
A Scout is Cheerful  A Scout looks for the bright side of life. He cheerfully does tasks that come his way. He tries to make others happy.
A Scout is Thrifty  A Scout works to pay his own way and to help others. He saves for the future. He protects and conserves natural resources. He carefully uses time and property.
A Scout is Brave  A Scout can face danger although he is afraid. He has the courage to stand for what he thinks is right even if others laugh at him or threaten him.
A Scout is Clean  A Scout keeps his body and mind fit and clean. He chooses the company of those who live by high standards. He helps keep his home and community clean.
A Scout is Reverent  A Scout is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties. He respects the beliefs of others.

Boy Scout Motto

Be Prepared!

Boy Scout Slogan

Do a Good Turn Daily!

The Outdoor Code

As an American, I will do my best to –

  • Be clean in my outdoor manners
  • Be careful with fire
  • Be considerate in the outdoors, and
  • Be conservation minded.
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