Monday, January 14, 2019

We are now using Scoutbook.COM as our Unit-Management and Advancement Record System

 
 
 
Scoutbook is a Scout's advancement book in the cloud it is the only unit-management system fully integrated with the BSA database. Use your MyScouting.ORG login to access Scoutbook.COM online at https://www.scoutbook.com/. For Individual Advancement tracking try out the Mobile App - Scouting. This free app is available for both iPhone and Android devices. Search for “Scouting BSA” in the Apple App Store or Google Play and download today!

Monday, September 10, 2018

Troop Calendar - 2018-19

Troop 67 Fall Calendar

August 27 – Troop Meeting/ Bring Books/Plan Recruitment Activities 6:30
August 28 – Meet at City Park to help with activities during Cub Scout Recruitment (5:45 pm)
September 3 – No meeting/Labor Day Holiday
September 8 – Popcorn sales at Wal-Mart 8-4 (Sign up for two-hour shift)
September 10, 17 – Regular Troop Meetings 6:30 pm
September 17 – Meet at church and go to Fairgrounds to set up booth 6:15
September 14-16 – Troop Campout at Cane Creek/Star City (Cost $40)
September 18 – Fair Parade with Cub Scouts/Meet at First Presbyterian Church (4:30/4:45pm)
September 24 – Meet at Church 6:15/Go to Fire Department for Emergency Preparedness
October 1, 15, 22, 29 – Regular Troop Meetings 6:30 pm
October 6 – Popcorn Sales at Walmart 8-4 (Sign up for two-hour shift) *Canceled*
October 12-14 – Fall Camporee at White Oak Lake State Park, Cost $30, +$14 for T-shirt *Troop is not attending*

October  13 - Popcorn Sales at Walmart 8-2 (Sign up for time slot)
October 17 – Wednesday Night Meal Fundraiser at FUMC Family Life Center & Sell Popcorn (5:00 pm)
October 22 – All Popcorn orders due with money 6:30 pm
November 5, 12, 26 Regular Troop Meetings 6:30 pm
December 3, 10 Regular Troop Meetings 6:30 pm
December 10 – Troop Christmas Potluck and Dirty Santa 6:30 pm (Changed from the 17th due to Drew Central Band Concert).
December 17, 24, and 31 - NO SCOUT MEETINGS during Christmas Break - Meetings will resume, Monday, January 7th @ 6:30pm

FUTURE EVENTS TO MARK ON YOUR CALENDAR FOR 2019:
January 7 - BSA Youth Protection Training (YPT) for Registered Adults, Adult Volunteers, and Camp Staff, FUMC Fellowship Hall @ 5:30pm
January 11-13 – Winter Camp at El Dorado (OA Elections)
February 10 – Scout Sunday
February 16- De Soto Area Council Eagle Banquet, FUMC Monticello, 6:30PM
March 1-3 - OA Spring Ordeal Weekend
March 21-24 – Spring Break Camp/Hike at Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee (Cost TBA)
April 5-7 – Spring Camporee, Historic Washington State Park, AR, (Cost TBA)
June 16-21 – Summer Camp at Camp De Soto

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 **