Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Pack 69 - 2014 Crossover Ceremony

Troop 67 participated in Pack 69's Crossover Ceremony during their recent Blue & Gold Banquet. Two Webelos crossed over during the ceremony and are eligible to join the Boy Scouts.

Boy Scouting, is open to any boys who are 11, but not yet18 years old (or) boys who have earned the Arrow of Light Award and are at least 10 years old (or) have completed the fifth grade and are at least 10.

To Join Boy Scouts a boy and parent should attend a local Boy Scout Troop Meeting and fill out a Boy Scout membership application.

Troop 67 meets weekly; Monday nights at 6:30PM at the First United Methodist Church of Monticello in the Scout Room.

Be a Scout, come join us...

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

First Class, Requirement 2 "Complete a 1-Mile Orienteering Course"

First Class Scout – Requirement Notification:

Requirement 2 "Complete a 1-Mile Orienteering Course"

Scouts, we will be offering an opportunity to check-off this requirement this Saturday, February 22 at 1:00PM at Troop 67's 1-mile orienteering course at Lake Monticello. All Scouts needing this requirement (regardless of rank) should meet at the Hunger Run Access Pavilion on the West side of Lake Monticello (Hwy 35 North, Hunger Run Access Road, Dam Side). Please RSVP Mr. Crook ASAP if you are planning to participate. If you are unable to attend this weekend there will be a second opportunity (if needed) on Saturday, March 1st at 1:00PM, same location. Please let Mr. Crook know (Now) if you need to attend on March 1st. 

Note: This is a rank requirement and not a merit badge; Orienteering Merit Badge is offered at Summer Camp.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Scout Sunday - February 9, 2014 - First United Methodist Church of Monticello

Troop 67 will observer Scout Sunday with our Charter Sponsor and Troop Headquarters (First United Methodist Church of Monticello) Sunday, February 9, 2014.  A contingency of Scouts will attend both the morning contemporary (9AM) and traditional (10:50AM) services.

DeSoto Area Council's Eagle Banquet - February 8, 2014

It's Scouting Anniversary Day. Thanks to the literally tens of thousands of volunteers who have made this program possible for generations of America's youth.

The De Soto Area Council's Eagle Banquet is in El Dorado tonight (February, 8, 2014) at 6:30PM, College Avenue Church of Christ, 1817 N. College Ave. If you are planning to attend and haven't already purchased tickets the cost is $25 per person, at the door.

Join us as we celebrate Scouting and the Council's Eagle Scout Class of 2013.  Congratulations to Troop 67's own Eagle Scouts, Matthew Cater and Jeremy Weih.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Monticello Lions Club 2014 Donation

Boy Scout Troop 67 Scoutmaster Terry Crook, spoke to the Monticello Lions Club at their bi-weekly meeting and luncheon at Western Sizlin Restaurant, Thursday, February 6, 2014.

Mr. Crook told the group that membership in the Boy Scouts is open to boys, ages 11 through 17, who take an oath to honor their Family, Country, and Belief in God.

He continued by giving a report of recent and upcoming Troop activities including the numerous outdoor activities, campouts, and hikes the Troop participates in; Noting that the emphasis on these activities is leadership and volunteerism.

The group then viewed a highlight video of some of the Troop's recent activities.

At the conclusion of the presentation, the Lions Club presented Boy Scout Troop 67 with a check for $100 for appreciation and annual support from the Monticello Lions Club.

Thank You, to the Monticello Lions Club for their continued support of the Boy Scouts.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Troop 67, Scout Sunday ~ February 9, 2014

The first week of February is often referred to as Scouting Anniversary Week to commemorate the founding of the Boy Scouts of America and the issuing of our National Charter from Congress (February 8, 1910). The first Sunday in February (February 2nd) is designated as SCOUT SUNDAY (The United Methodist Church and Presbyterian Church (USA) recognizes this day on the 2nd Sunday in February which this year is on February 9th).

Troop 67 will observer Scout Sunday with our Charter Sponsor and Troop Headquarters (First United Methodist Church of Monticello) on February 9, 2014. A contingency of Scouts will attend both the morning contemporary (9AM) and traditional (10:50AM) services.

Troop 67 has been continually chartered by the First United Methodist Church for over 50 years. We celebrate the long relationship we have with this body of believers as we look forward to many more years of service together.

The Boy Scouts of America report that, religious organizations make up 65 percent of chartered organizations using the traditional Scouting program. As we know,  our charter organization provides much more than just a place to meet and store gear. Scout Sunday is our chance to say thank you.

Thank you First United Methodist Church of Monticello for your continued prayers and support of Scouting programs in the Monticello/Drew County area.

Scout Oath: On my honor I will do my best, to do my duty, to GOD and my country and to obey the scout law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.