Monday, April 18, 2011

Troop 14 Newsletter for Monday, April 18th

Next meeting - Tuesday, April 19th at 7PM

On next troop meeting will be held at Go Gear! in Muskegon. There will be a demonstration on camping and hiking equipment.

Please note: Go Gear! has moved to 4949 Harvey Street (just down the street from their original location). They are now located in the same block as Hage’s and Goodwill.

Flower Sales: Money Due Tuesday

Troop 14's Flower Sale money is due April 19th.

Pictures were sent last week.

Pick-up dates will be Thursday & Friday evenings on May 5th & 6th.

This Monday: Merit Badge: Swimming

Any scouts hoping to complete their Swimming Merit Badge can work on the badger requirements at the Spring Lake Aquatics Center on Monday, April 18th at 6:30 pm. Please bring your suits, goggles, an extra pair of long pants and long sleeve shirt (these will be getting wet).

Free Medical Exams

The medical exams are being done the evening of Wednesday, April 20th. They are free (although a donation to the Troop would be greatly appreciated!). These can count for Scouts and sports next year. Appointments may be set up. See the email newsletter for more details.

Community Service Opportunity: Beach Cleanup

Troop 14 and Venture Crew 9013 will be cleaning the beach from North Beach (North Shore) park to Hoffmaster State Park on Saturday, April 23rd. We will meet at 12 noon at Leppinks grocery store parking lot.

Community service is required to advance in rank. Please consider this as an excellent opportunity to warm up for may hike and provide necessary
service to the community we enjoy.

Spring Court of Honor

This is a dinner and an awards ceremony to recognize scouts.

When: Tuesday, April 26th from 6 to 8:30 PM
Where: St. Mary's church in SL
Cost: $4.50, 5 and under = free.
RSVP: EVERYONE must call to confirm the number attending or send regrets by April 20th. See the email newsletter for more details.

Volunteers Needed: We are looking for leadership and donations for the following areas:
Set Up
Break Down

Upcoming Eagle Ceremonies

We hope you can plan on attending. This is a great way to show new scouts how all their hard work will eventually pay off.

See newsletter for times and dates.

Gentlemen - Start Your Engines! The Indy 500 Sign-Up Is On!

The INDY 500 trip is on!
WHEN: May 28 - May 29.
COST: $90.00
Please reply to the newsletter if you did not receive the flyer.


If you are working on your Metalworking Badge, one of the scout leaders is finalizing the last activity to receive your badge. Check upcoming newsletters for more information.

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