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

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. 

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.

Monday, May 9, 2016

De Soto Area Council Summer Camp - June 12 - June 18, 2016 (Registration Open)


DeSoto Boys Scout Summer Camp 2016, Registration is open.

DeSoto Summer Camp 2016 is June 12-June 18, 2016: Camp Fee is $225 per Scout *(Some programs require additional materials and supplies at additional cost, Basketry +$12, Leatherwork +$10, Wood Carving +$8, Archery Arrow Kit +$5 ea., Indian Lore Kit +$15 ea.). Camp Fee is payable starting now (Contact Mr. Crook or Ms. Renee to make payment arrangements and to signup). Scouts with a balance in their personal Popcorn account may use all or part of their balance to offset the cost of camp, see Ms. Renee to check your balances. A current Medical Form is required for Summer Camp, forms are available online and may be downloaded by following the sidebar menu link "Medical Form (Link)".  
**Hardship Scholarships may be available from the Council if you qualify, which will reduce the standard camp fee.  See Ms. Rene for an application form and to see if you qualify.  

MAY 24, 2016 - UPDATE::::
Troop 67 Summer Camp - UPDATE

We will leave from the FUMC parking lot on Sunday, June 12th. All scouts need to be at the church no later than 1 p.m. to load up. If you have your physical form completed, you may turn it in at any time to Mr. Crook. **ALL PHYSICAL MUST BE TURNED IN BY SUNDAY JUNE 12th**. If you haven't paid for summer camp, please get it to Mr. Crook at Bones Auto Parts ASAP. You must wear full uniform for travel to Camp on Sunday, June 12th, and at all evening meals during the week at Camp.

You may bring a bike to summer camp but your must wear a helmet. We will not meet next Monday, May 30th (Memorial Day). Our next meeting is Monday, June 6th. This is the Monday before we leave for camp. Any final discussions, money, or physicals need to be brought on the June 6th meeting date.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

4 State Scout-o-Rama - Saturday, April 2, 2016

Update: Cost for Scout-O-Rama for Saturday will be $45, that includes commemorative hex patch, pocket patch, Caddo strip, and 5 council strips for trade. Picnic lunch, evening meal and travel cost. T-Shirts will be $15 extra. You may bring money for on-your-own concessions and souvenirs if you chose.

Scouts and Scouters please confirm if you are going to Scout-o-Rama this Saturday by 8pm Tuesday, March 29 by calling Mr. Crook. The van will leave the parking lot at 7AM Saturday, Scouts dress in full class A uniform. Eat breakfast before the trip, Picnic lunch at the park. We will advise on final cost soon.