Thursday, June 14, 2018

Summer Camp 2018 - Checklist

Summer Camp Checklist - (Sunday June 17 - Friday 22, 2018)

We will meet at the Church Parking Lot at 2:00PM Sunday, June 17th, Wear your Class A uniform for travel.

Things you're going to need.

(   ) Medical Form and any Medication(s)
(   ) Full Uniform (travel/breakfast/evening meal/chapel/closing campfire)
(   ) Foot Locker/Trunk/Large Duffel Bag
(   ) Day Pack/Book Bag
(   ) Clothing for a week at Camp (Class B's, Summer Clothes)
(   ) Cap/Hat ++
(   ) Swim Suite
(   ) 2-Towles
(   ) Bedding-Twin Sheets, Blanket/Light Quilt
(   ) Pillow
(   ) Toiletries-Toothbrush, Soap/Body wash, Shampoo
(   ) Sunscreen
(   ) Rain gear
(   ) Extra shoes (no open toe shoes)
(   ) Insect Repellent
(   ) Battery Operated Fan and Batteries ++
(   ) Headlamp/Flashlight and Batteries
(   ) Battery operated lantern ++
(   ) Water Bottle
(   ) Scout Handbook
(   ) Reading Materials/Games ++
(   ) Camp Chair ++
(   ) Watch ++
(   ) Snacks
(   ) Bicycle and Helmet ++
(   ) Light Jacket
(   ) Extra Money for Trading Post
(   ) Hammock/Straps +
(   ) OA Sash (if a member)
*Label Everything-Many things will look alike.

Parents may join their Scout for evening meal Friday, June 22 (requires meal ticket(s), purchase at Trading Post). Closing Campfire will be Friday Night at Dusk. Campers may leave with parents Friday after campfire (around 9:30PM).

++ Optional, but recommended
+ Optional

**Be aware: Cell service is very limited at Camp.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Upcoming Events - 2018

Note: Weekly Troop Meeting are Monday Nights at 6:30 PM unless otherwise noted, schedule subject to change.
 
January
    • 1 - NO TROOP MEETING (Winter Break)
    • 8 - Return to Weekly Troop Meeting After Winter Break
    • 12-14 - Boy Scout Winter Camp, Camp De Soto, AR
    • 15 - NO TROOP MEETING (MLK Day)
    • 19-21 - Cub Scout Klondike Derby, Camp De Soto, AR
      February
          March
            • 2-4 - OA Spring Ordeal Weekend, Camp De Soto, AR
            • 19-23 - Spring Break 2018
            • 19 - NO TROOP MEETING (Spring Break)
            • 22-25 - Philmont Trek Shake-Down - Eagle Rock Loop Trail, Ouachita National Forest, AR
              April
                • 7 - ***Canceled*** BSA Sticks & Ticks Trail Run, Camp De Soto, AR
                • 20-22 - Cub Scout Weekend, Camp De Soto, AR
                • 27-29 - Spring Camporee - Annual 4 State Scout-O-Rama, Spring Lake Park, Texarkana, TX
                  May
                      June
                        • 4-8 - Cub Scout Summer Day Camp, Camp DeSoto, AR
                        • 11 - Weekly Troop Meeting (Summer Camp Prep)
                        • 15-16 - Arrow of Light (Webelos') Resident Camp, Camp DeSoto, AR
                        • 17-23 - BSA Summer Camp 2018, Camp DeSoto
                        • 23 - Camp De Soto 50th Anniversary Celebration (All Alumni Invited to Attend)
                        • 25 - NO TROOP MEETING (Summer Break)
                          July
                          • 5-20 - 2018 Philmont Trek
                          • 5 - Philmont Crew Departs for Amarillo, TX
                          • 6 - Philmont Crew Continues to Cimarron, NM
                          • 7 - Check-in @ Philmont
                          • 8-18 - Philmont Trek (On Trail)
                          • 18 - Arrive at Base Camp / Closing Campfire
                          • 19 - Depart for Sherman, TX
                          • 20 - Arrive Home
                            August
                            • 10-12 - OA Summer Pilgrimage, Camp De Soto, AR
                            September
                            • 14-16 - BSA Clay Shoot, Camp De Soto, AR
                            • ? Troop Activity - TBA
                            October
                            • 12-14 - Fall Camporee (TBA)
                            • 26-28 - Cub Scout Fishing Derby
                            December
                            • 7-9 - OA Fall Fellowship
                            Note: Weekly Troop Meeting are Monday Nights at 6:30 PM unless otherwise noted, schedule subject to change.

                              Wednesday, September 27, 2017

                              DeSoto Area Council Fall Camporee - October 13-15, 2017 @ Arkansas Post

                              This year's Desoto Area Council fall camporee will be held at Arkansas Post. Some of the events include the following:
                              • Potluck dinner - Scouts will vote on their favorite dish, and the winning troop will get an award
                              • Arkansas Post National Memorial Scout Trek - those who complete the hike and fulfill the other requirements set by the park, will receive a special Arkansas Post Patch.
                              • Small Service project
                              • Other events may include and archaeological dig and/or battle reenactment
                              • Lunch will be provided by the council
                              T shirts will be available for pre-order.

                              Troop 67's Cost is $30 per camper, Plus $10 for T-Shirt (Pre-order only).

                              We will be meeting at the Church parking lot Friday, October 13 at 4:00PM. Wear your Class A uniform for travel. We will be eating the evening meal at the campground.

                              See Mr. Crook or Ms. Renee for more information or to pre-order T-Shirt.

                              Arkansas Post, South of Gillett, AR (MAP)

                              Friday, June 16, 2017

                              Summer Camp Checklist - (Sunday June 18 - Saturday 24, 2017)

                              We will meet at the Church Parking Lot at 2:00PM Sunday, June 18th, Wear your Class A uniform for travel.

                              Things you're going to need.

                              (   ) Medical Form and any Medication(s)
                              (   ) Full Uniform (travel/breakfast/evening meal/chapel/closing campfire)
                              (   ) Foot Locker/Trunk/Large Duffel Bag
                              (   ) Day Pack/Book Bag
                              (   ) Clothing for a week at Camp (Class B's, Summer Cloths)
                              (   ) Cap/Hat ++
                              (   ) Swim Suite
                              (   ) 2-Towles
                              (   ) Bedding-Twin Sheets, Blanket/Light Quilt
                              (   ) Pillow
                              (   ) Toiletries-Toothbrush, Soap/Body wash, Shampoo
                              (   ) Sunscreen
                              (   ) Rain gear
                              (   ) Extra shoes (no open toe shoes)
                              (   ) Insect Repellent
                              (   ) Battery Operated Fan and Batteries ++
                              (   ) Headlamp/Flashlight and Batteries
                              (   ) Battery operated lantern ++
                              (   ) Water Bottle
                              (   ) Scout Handbook
                              (   ) Reading Materials/Games ++
                              (   ) Camp Chair ++
                              (   ) Watch ++
                              (   ) Snacks
                              (   ) Bicycle and Helmet ++
                              (   ) Light Jacket
                              (   ) Extra Money for Trading Post
                              (   ) Hammock/Straps +
                              (   ) OA Sash (if a member)
                              *Label Everything-Many things will look alike.

                              Parents may join their Scout for evening meal Friday, June 23 (requires meal ticket(s), purchase at Trading Post). Closing Campfire will be Friday Night at Dusk. Campers may leave with parents Friday after campfire (around 9:30PM).

                              ++ Optional, but recommended
                              + Optional

                              **Be aware: Cell service is very limited at Camp.




                              Friday, April 7, 2017

                              DeSoto Area Council - 5th Annual BSA 5K - 8:00AM April 29, 2017

                              ** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED **
                              ** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED **
                              BSA 5K Run/Walk
                              8:00 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017

                              El Dorado Lions Club & Fairgrounds Track, El Dorado, AR
                              Chip timed by Apex Endurance 

                              $20 per entrant
                              Early Bird Registration Deadline: April 14th
                              $5 Late Fee after April 14th

                              Shirts not guaranteed to late registrants after April 14th

                              Trophy for top male and top female
                              Medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded for runners
                              and 1st place walkers Day of Race 

                              Registration 6:30 a.m.—7:30 a.m. 
                              ** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED **

                              Wednesday, November 16, 2016

                              Winter Events

                              Upcoming Events

                              NOV 14 - Thanksgiving Potluck / Can Food Drive - 6:30PM, FUMC
                              NOV 17 - Popcorn Order Pick Ups, FUMC Fellowship Hall - 4:00PM
                              NOV 21 - No Meeting/Thanksgiving Holiday
                              NOV 28 - Troop Meeting / Balance due on Popcorn Orders
                              DEC 2-4 - OA Lodge Fall Fellowship
                              DEC 5 - Troop Meeting
                              DEC 12 - Troop Meeting
                              DEC 18 - Community Service Hours - Salvation Army Bell at Wal-Mart 1-5PM
                              DEC 19 - Troop Christmas Party/Potluck, Dirty Santa Game - $10 Gift for game (No Knives)
                              DEC 19 - Winter Camp Signup (Winter Camp January 13-15, $55)
                              DEC 26 - JAN 2 - No Meetings/Winter Holiday
                              JAN 9 - Troop Meeting
                              JAN 13-15 - Winter Camp, Camp De Soto
                              JAN 16 -
                              JAN 20-22 - Cub Scout Klondike Derby, OA Workers Needed
                              JAN 23 - Troop Meeting
                              JAN 30 - Troop Meeting
                              FEB 6 - Troop Meeting
                              FEB 13 - Troop Meeting
                              FEB 18 - Council Eagle Banquet, TBA
                              FEB 20 - Troop Meeting

                              FEB 27 - Troop Meeting
                              ...

                              Friday, June 10, 2016

                              Summer Camp 2016 - Update

                              BSA Troop 67: Are you ready for Summer Camp? It's almost here...  Campers meet at the church parking lot a 1PM, Sunday, June 12th in Uniform. Make sure to eat lunch before, if you bring a bike you'll need a bike helmet. Physicals are required for camp, get them to Mr. Crook as soon as  you can or upon departure.