Monday, December 9, 2013

End-of-year Family Christmas Potluck and Court of Honor

Scouts, Scouters and their Family's Plan on attending our End-of-year Family Christmas Potluck and Court of Honor, Tuesday evening December 17th at 6:30PM at the FUMC Fellowship Hall. Each Scout should bring a $5-$10 wrapped (scout appropriate) gift for a friendly game of Dirty Santa. Awards and acknowledgments will be made during the dinner. Hope to see you there.

No Meeting this week (December 9th, 2013)

NOTICE: We will not be meeting tonight (Monday, December 9th or Monday, December 16th). However; Scouts, Scouters and their Family's Plan on attending our End-of-year Family Christmas Potluck Tuesday evening December 17th at 6:30PM at the FUMC Fellowship Hall. Each Scout should bring a wrapped (scout appropriate) gift for a friendly game of Dirty Santa. Awards and acknowledgments will be made during the dinner. Hope to see you there.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

In observance of Thanksgiving Troop 67 will not meet Monday November 25th.


In observance of Thanksgiving Troop 67 will not meet Monday November 25th. Our next Troop Meeting will be Monday, December 2nd at 6:30PM in the Scout Room, FUMC.  Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving...

Friday, November 15, 2013

PLC and Troop Committee Meetings - Monday, November 18, 2013 @ 6:30PM




Patrol Leaders Council and Troop Committee Meetings Monday, November 18, 2013 at 6:30PM, Scout Room, FUMC. Scouts not a member of the PLC do not need to attend this weeks meeting.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Troop Meeting ~ Cub Scout Training, 6:00PM, Monday, September 30th.

Troop Meeting ~ Monday, September 30th at 6:00PM, Downstairs in the Family Life Center, FUMC for Color Guard Training for Cub Scout Pack 69.  Troop is to be in full Class A Uniform.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Troop Campout @ Woodstock Island - This Weekend (September 13th-15th)

Troop Campout @ Woodstock Island - This Weekend (September 13th-15th). Scouts assemble at the church at 4:00PM Friday afternoon in Class 'A' uniform. Pack for 2 nights camping (warm days/mild nights). We will have dinner at the campsite. Cost is $25.00 per camper.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Upcoming Events (Fall 2013)

  • SEPT 13-15 - Woodstock Island Troop-Campout
  • SEPT 16 - Troop Meeting - Canceled 
  • SEPT 23 - Troop Meeting
  • SEPT 30 - Troop Meeting
  • OCT  7 - Troop Meeting
  • OCT  11-13 - DeSoto Area Council Fall Camporee, Lake Chicot, SP
  • OCT  14 - Troop Meeting, Popcorn Orders Due
  • Troop Meetings, Monday Nights @ 6:30PM...
  • DEC  16 - End-of-Year Court of Honor, Christmas Party

Monday, August 12, 2013

Popcorn Fundraiser Kick-off

Popcorn Fundraiser Kick-off: Weekly Troop Meeting, Troop Committee and Parent Meeting Monday, August 12th @ 6:30PM, FUMC

Monday, July 8, 2013

Troop Meeting Tonight (Monday, July 8th) @ 6:30PM


Troop Meeting Tonight (Monday, July 8th) @ 6:30PM.  Those eligible for advancement should bring their Scout Book to the meeting for Advancement Review.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

2013 National Jamboree, July 15th-24th

Three young men from Troop 67 (Ethan, Jeremy and Alex) will be joining others Scouts from Southern Arkansas in attending the 2013 Boy Scout National Jamboree at The Summit Bechtel Family Scout Reserve, West Virginia, July 15th-24th.

The National Scout Jamboree is a gathering of thousands of members of the Boy Scouts of America from all over the Nation. The National Jamboree is usally held every four years and is organized by the National Council of The Boys Scouts of America.  This is the first time that the Jamboree will be held at it's new permanent home "The Summit Bechtel Family Scout Reserve". http://summit.scouting.org/




Camp DeSoto Summer Camp 2013



Had a GREAT week of FUN and ADVENTURE at Camp DeSoto 2013:  With Troop 67 - Noah S., Cody T., Caleb W., Ethan C., Alex C., David Allen S., Noah M. Cole N., Joey H., RJ P., Brodey B.; Troop 32 - Ty R., Carter R., and Carson D.; Not Pictured: Staff Member: Scott B.; Adult Leaders: Mr. Minchew, Mr. Nash, Mr. Dillard, Mr. Barnes, and Scoutmaster: Mr. Crook.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Troop Meeting Tonight (Monday June 10th) ~ Bring completed Annual Health and Medical Record Parts A, B, and C





TROOP MEETING TONIGHT (Monday, June 10th) 6:30PM, SCOUT ROOM ~ Please bring your completed Annual Health and Medical Record Parts A, B, and C and any unpaid camp fees to tonight's Meeting.

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Camp DeSoto ~ 1 Week Out, Troop Meeting Monday, June 10th @ 6:30PM

DeSoto Summer Camp 2013 ~ 1 Week Out... That's Right, just 7 days... Are you getting ready? Double check your Summer Camp packets for what you need to pack for camp.  DON'T FORGET to get your Health Form completed. If you bring a bike you must have a helmet. Don't Forget the Camp's Island Theme this year, bring some island wear and tropical shirt for the Luau.

*Troop Meeting Monday night June 10th @ 6:30PM, Scout Room, FUMC.

Monday, May 27, 2013

Remembering Memorial Day 2013

NO SCOUTS - MONDAY MAY 27th in observance of Memorial Day.  Next meeting will be Monday June 3rd at 6:30PM

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Caney Creek Wilderness Area, Ouachita National Forest

Troop 67 at Caney Creek Trailhead, Caney Creek Wilderness Area, Ouachita National Forest
Caney Creek Wilderness Weekend, May 17th-19th after hiking and camping on the Buckeye Trail Loop

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Caney Creek Wilderness Weekend - May 17th-19th

Campers meet at the church parking lot at 4:00PM Friday packed and ready to leave.  Google Map shows a 3.5 hour travel time, so please be on time to allow for a quick departure.  Remember to pack light, (do not bring cots or trunks, everything must fit in your backpack while still allowing room for food and tent share) have plenty of water storage - we can refill at base-camp.  Be equipped with hiking footwear, bring cool dress, its going to be a little warm - mid to upper 80's with lows around 68.  There is a chance of showers so don't forget the rain gear. You will need a sack meal for the Friday evening.  Wear your Class A's for travel Friday.  

Parents we will be camping Friday night at Shady Lake Recreation Area in the Ouachita National Forest near Mena and hitting the Buckeye Loop trail Saturday morning.  We will camp on the trail Saturday night around Katy Falls, and hike out Sunday morning arriving back in Monticello sometime Sunday afternoon.  Be aware that due to the terrain in the wilderness area there will likely be no cell service, don't expect updates from the field unless we get lucky while on the ridge.  We will send out a mass text to those subscribed to the text service when we leave on our return trip home and again at about 30 minutes out from Monticello.



Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Getting Ready for Caney Creek Wilderness Campout - Backpack

DeSoto Area Council Summer Camp 2013 - Island Adventures (June 16th-21st)

Have You turned in your DeSoto Summer Camp registration and camp fee? If you missed the troop meeting Monday evening (5/13) you need to submit your registration information and camp fee to Mr. Crook as soon as possible. Also, Everyone attending camp needs to complete their Annual Health and Medical Record before we leave for Summer Camp (you will not be able to attend without it). DeSoto Summer Camp is Sunday June 16th - Friday June 21st. Family Night/Campfire is Friday June 21st.

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Troop Meeting / Parent Meeting

Troop Meeting/Parent Meeting – Monday Night (May 13th) at 6:30PM, FUMC Family Life Center – We will be making final preparations for both our Caney Creek Wilderness Hike/Campout (May 17th-19th) and DeSoto Summer Camp Registration (June 16th-21st).  Scouts need to bring their Summer Camp Registration Form with their choice of merit badges and activities along with the Summer Camp fee of $225*.  The camp fee for the Wilderness Hike/Campout is $30 and is also due at this meeting.

*For payment options please see the Scoutmaster or Financial Officer. 
** The Annual Health and Medical Record (PDF) deadline is June 16th.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Earth Day 2013

In observance of Earth Day Troop 67 plants a sycamore tree on the grounds of First United Methodist Church, Monticello.


Monday, April 15, 2013

Weston LePhiew awarded BSA STEM/SuperNova Award

Weston LePhiew of Boy Scout Troop 67, Monticello, AR. is awarded the STEM/SuperNova Award by DeSoto Area Council Scout Executive, Rob Lavoie. The Boy Scout Supernova awards recognize superior achievement by a Boy Scout in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).


Wednesday, April 10, 2013

DeSoto Summer Camp 2013 - June 16th-21st, 2013

DeSoto Summer Camp 2013 - June 16-June 21, 2013: Camp Fee is $225/Scout *(Some programs require additional materials and supplies at additional cost, check with Mr. Crook about which programs). Camp Fee is payable now until May 15th. 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. Registration and medical forms will be available soon.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Caney Creek WIlderness Campout - May 17th-19th, 2013

DATE SET:  Mark your calendar for the Caney Creek Wilderness Area Hike and Campout, May 17th-19th, 2013.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Spring Camporee This Friday - April 5-7, 2013

REMINDER: We will be meeting at the Church parking lot Friday, April 5th at 4:00PM to leave for Spring Camporee at Lincoln Parish Park, Ruston, LA. Regular travel rules apply; Wear your Class A Uniform and bring a sack meal for that evenings meal. If you are bringing a bike remember to also bring a helmet (it is required in order to ride). Pack for a two night campout, the weather forecast is looking good right now Fr, 71/46; Sa, 76/53; Su, 75/60 with a less than 10% chance of showers. We will be returning Sunday midday. Watch our Facebook feed for live updates from the field.

United States Flag Retirement Ceremony (Video)


Monday, April 1, 2013

US Flag Retirement Ceremony

Chapter one, section eight, item k, of the United States flag code states: "The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferable by burning."

On Monday April 1, 2013 members of Boy Scout Troop 67 were properly trained and participated in a United States Flag Retirement Ceremony. Thanks to members of VFW Post 4515, Monticello, Arkansas for training the Troop in the proper disposal of the Untied States Flag.

Troop Meeting Tonight - April 1, 2013 at VFW Hut

TROOP MEETING TONIGHT: We will be meeting at the Monticello VFW Hut located at 148 Veterans Drive in McCloy Park @ 6:30PM tonight (April 1st). Be in your class A uniform. Please bring your money for this weekends Spring Camporee (April 5th-7th) at Lincoln Parish Park, Ruston, LA. ($25.00 / $35.00 w/shirt).

Friday, March 22, 2013

De Soto Area Council Spring Camporee (April 5th-7th)

COMING SOON: De Soto Area Council Spring Camporee (April 5th-7th) at Lincoln Parish Park, Ruston, LA.  We will begin making plans at Monday night's meeting (March 25th @ 6:30PM) to attend this event.

A little about Lincoln Parish Park:  LPP is located 108 miles SW of Monticallo near Ruston, LA. The park has a beautiful 30 acre lake with a white sandy beach for swimming, boating and fishing. Cozy picnic and camping sites. Winding walking paths. Lincoln Parish Park is well known for its Mountain bike trails which feature a blend of tight single track, double track and fire lanes. With the park's varying terrain and elevation changes Lincoln Parish Park's mountain bike trails are rated some of the top trails in this part of the country.

Learn More about LPP, visit their website at http://park.lincolnparish.org/

Monticello Lions Club Donation

The Monticello Lions Club presents a donation to Boy Scout Troop 67 Scoutmaster Terry Crook during their March 21st meeting at Western Sizzlin. At the meeting Mr. Crook reported to the group on recent Troop activities, Troop growth and talked about the addition of Social Media as a new communication tool for the group. Thanks to the Monticello Lions Club for their support.
 
 

Monday, March 11, 2013

NO TROOP MEETINGS MARCH 11th or 18th

There will be no Troop Meetings Monday March 11th or Monday March 18th, 2013.  Next Troop Meeting will be Monday March 25th at 6:30PM in the FUMC Scout Room.  Our next trip is the 2013 Spring Camporee being held at Lincoln Parish Park near Ruston, LA April 5th-7th, 2013.

Upcoming Events:
April 5th-7th - DeSoto Spring Camporee @ Lincoln Parish Park, LA
May (Dates TBA) - Troop 67 Hike & Camp (Location TBA)
June 16th - 21st - DeSoto Summer Camp @ Camp DeSoto

Friday, January 25, 2013

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Out in the Cold Quiz

Although we will not be experiencing temperatures as extreme as this online quiz during our upcoming Winter Campout, test your knowledge of winter camping by answering some challenging questions at www.scoutingmagazine.org/coldweatherquiz

DeSoto Area Council - Winter Camp 2013

Iceland Adventure 2013, January 18-20, 2013, Camp DeSoto:

We will be leaving the church at 4PM Friday afternoon, January 18th.  Remember that we will likely experience some sub-freezing temperatures during part of the camping trip, 'Be Prepared' with warm, dry layered clothing, headgear, gloves and sleeping gear rated for cold weather camping. We will return mid-day Sunday.

Cost is $60 per camper w/2013 Winter Camp T-Shirt (or) $50 without T-Shirt, Camping Fee is due at Monday's meeting, January 14th.

Merit Badges being offered Saturday, January 19th (Choose only one):  Requires pre-registration, see Mr. Crook

Climbing, Engineering, Golf, Orienteering, Scouting Heritage, Welding, Wood Carving, Emergency Preparedness, Fish and Wildlife, Medicine, Robotics, Space Exploration, Indian Lore, Shotgun

Saturday Afternoon Events (January 19th) - Patrol Competition:

Board Walk, Canoe, Hatchet Throw, String Burn, Archery

Christmas Banquet 2012

Awards and Advancement





Dirty Santa

Court of Honor Christmas Banquet  - December 17, 2012
Photo Credit: Renee Holland