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Klondike Winter Games - Jan 27 - 29th

NEW - Full Moon CPT Night Hikes added on Feb 10-11 

   

Located in Northville, MI since 1999, we average between 40-60 registered Scouts.  

The troop meets every Tuesday night during the school year at 7:30pm in the First United Methodist Church gym on 8 Mile Rd.

For more information, please send our Scoutmaster a message at the Contact Us page.

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CPT Full Moon Night Hike Added - Who Should Go and Why?

Posted on Jan 18 2017 - 8:16am

Earn this medal!  Troops 777 and 228 (South Lyon) are co-hosting the annual Full Moon Winter Chief Pontiac Trail credential backpacking trek.

Usually just for Order of the Arrowmen, this year we are adding a second crew for non-OA members (Regular trek).

 

Who Should Go:  

  • All OA members young and old!  
  • Non-OA members that are planning to attend a backpacking trek this summer (think Manitou)
  • Adults planning to attend a summer backpacking event

What is it:   

  • 8.7 mile Backpacking trek.  5 miles on Friday night under the full moon
  • One night of tent camping, then complete hike in morning
  • Set on the Boy Scout Chief Pontiac Trail AKA CPT (mostly in Proud Lake Rec)
  • By completing the CPT pre-trip report (1st timers) and post trek report (all), scouts and adults earn a customized medal

Sign-up under Regular or OA calednar event

High Adventure Meetings - Jan 31st

Posted on Jan 18 2017 - 8:14am

Parents and Scouts,

Plan to attend the Jan 31st meeting to learn about and reserve a spot on the upcoming Mid and High Adventure opportunities.

Adventure Location Requirement Timing Leader
1st Year Graduation Trek N/S Manitou Island Backpacking Completed 1st Year, 1st Class,  and minimum campouts / hiking reqmts 2017 Summer Landon
Appalachian Sensation Shenandoah National Park, Virginia Star and Completed 8th grade, minimum campouts / hiking reqmts 2018 June Felosak
Seabase Florida, Bahamas, or Virgin Ilse.

1st Class, 13 and completed 8th grade, BSA Swimmer, and health reqmts

2018 June Tischler

 

 

 

 

As of 1/1/17 - New Rank Requirements Must Be Used

Posted on Jan 18 2017 - 8:14am

Over the past year, BSA has migrated to new rank requirements and a new handbook.  These changes are minor, but with the new year, the transition period is over and everyone must use the new requirements. 

We will still sign-off on the old requirements if, and only if all requirement except the following (that need adult leadership signature) were signed-off prior to 1/1/17.  You will have until the end of January, which is our Feb CoH cut-off to complete these requirements:   

  • Position of Responsibility
  • Scout Spirit
  • Scoutmaster Conference
  • Board of Review

 Note:  You do not need to buy a new handbook.  She Mrs. Felosak for new requirement page inserts that can be added to your existing book 

Please Pay Klondike Registration Now

Posted on Jan 18 2017 - 8:14am

LAST OUTING that counts toward the Order of Arrow requirements.

The Klondike tradition continues with a Winter Olympics theme - January 27-29th

We have already ordered the hog and the Council registation deadline is nearing.  Please make sure payments are made by 1/24 ($40/person).

Click here to print off the permission slip and make payment online.

Calling all hammock homies - try some real adventure and build your own shelter (think igloo).  Plus:

  • Annual Pig Roast!
  • Klondike Sled race dominance - Let's try to make it 5 years in a row!
  • T777 is the only all-Polar Bear unit - Your reputation is famous among the Council!
  • Dutch-oven cook-off
  • Lots of Patrol awards 

Meeting is ON for January 17th

Posted on Jan 18 2017 - 8:12am

Even though Northville Schools are closed today, the weather is improving and we need the time to plan for Klondike - so our meeting is NOT cancelled.

Reminders:

  • Klondike
    • CLOSED - Earlybird price.  Please pay $40 fee by 1/24.
    • Campout Patrols will be set and they will do food planning tonight
    • Adult drivers need to be finalized tonight
  • Court of Honor cut-off is coming up on 1/31
    •   Don't wait to get advancement, Scoutmaster Conferences, and Boards of Review done
  • Merit Badge Process
    • Mr. Felosak will be reviewing the Merit Badge process tonight
  • February 10th Full Moon Winter Backpacking Events added (Regular and OA treks)
    • Recommended for those planning to do summer backpacking events
    • Credential medal for those that complete Chief Pontiac Trail requirements
    • Sign-up open now 

Polar Bear Award @ Klondike

Posted on Jan 9 2017 - 9:57pm

Polar Bear AwardTroop 777 will be working on the Polar Bear Award this Winter at Klondike and other Winter outings.  Being Prepared is key for cold weather camping, so the scouts will be working on the following skills during the upcoming meetings.  The award can be earned multiple times with year bars being awarded after the primary award is earned. 

  • proper clothing
  • equipment
  • food
  • shelters
  • basic Scouting skills like first aid, proper use of an axe

Requirements below...

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