Tag Archive: Camping

Feb 06

February update: Fall 2012 Camporee

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As a patrol, Scouts will build a trebuchet using pioneering and lashing skills that will hurl a small pumpkin.   Design, build, and test your trebuchet prior to the camporee, but be prepared to reassemble it at the designated launch area at the Camporee. Many thanks to those from Troops 152, 349, and 1887 for their ideas for the competition. POC: …

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Jan 28

Philmont Space!

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Hello Scouts and Scouters, Troop 976 has two slots open for our Philmont 2012 trek departing Dulles airport on July 17th and returning on July 31st. We had a 12 man crew booked but due to cancellations, we have slots open for two adults, two scouts or ideally a parent/son pair. The total cost of …

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Jan 18

GM District Fall 2012 Camporee

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  The Fall ’12 Camporee planning season is now in full gear and we need your help!  Every year the district tries to outdo the previous year’s event. The theme for this year is “Pumpkin Chunkin’” If your unit loves physics, building, or just watching items being “flung”, then this event is for you.  As you …

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Dec 27

Adult Leader Applications Needed For 2013 National Jamboree

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The NCAC 2013 Jamboree Committee is seeking qualified adult leaders to lead twelve Boy Scout Troops and four Venturing Crews to the 2013 National Jamboree. Attached is an announcement that has previously appeared in the Scouter Digest, but the degree to which it has reached many of our best qualified adult leaders is unknown. The …

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Dec 22

GM District Training Presents Winter IOLS

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January 2012, the GM District Leadership Team will conduct Adult Leadership IOLS.   Pre-IOLS/OWLS will be January 12 (Roundtable Thoreau Middle School) from 7:00 PM- 9:15 PM.  The Outdoor Portion will be conducted January 20-22 at  (TBD) Camp Site location.  Sure it might be Chilly, Snowy, Icy, and all those other things, but I am …

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