It’s November already (how did that happen?), and we have an exciting month of cooking, camping, and service lined up for the troop. Here’s what’s coming up:
November 3: Max’s final (we hope) Eagle Project workday.
Meet at Whistle Stop Preschool at 2:00pm to do some painting.
November 9-11: Thanksgiving Campout.
WE NEED ADULTS TO HELP COOK TURKEYS FOR THIS! If you’ve never cooked a turkey outdoors before, don’t worry—John Mish is an expert and will give you good supervision. We will also need someone to help keep the boys on track so the turkey and sides are ready at the same time (3:00pm). Let John (firstname.lastname@example.org) know if you can come at 11:00 or so to help with the food.
We need an accurate count of how many people (scouts and adults) to expect for this outing. Please sign up by Wednesday, November 7, through your Weekly Newsletter, or (if you must) by RSVPing to me. Be sure to note if you plan to camp or only come for the food.
November 8: PLC/Greenbar.
If your son is in leadership, he should arrive at Mayflower at 6:00. Pizza will be served.
November 11: Veteran’s Day Service at St. Stephen’s Church.
Scouts in uniform are welcome to help honor veterans at St. Stephen’s Church during and after the 10:30 Mass. You don’t have to be Catholic to participate!
November 15: Committee Meeting.
All parents are welcome. Committee members should arrive at Mayflower at 6:00.
November 17: Thanksgiving Food Baskets.
We will load food baskets from St. Stephen’s Church into vehicles for distribution to the needy. Time TBD. (They traditionally provide doughnuts for us at this service project, btw.)
Gear alert!! If you haven’t discovered Hiker Direct yet, now is a great time to do so. They sell high quality gear at ridiculous discounts to Boy Scouts. Right now, their Starter Kits are on sale—a great combination of everything your scout will need to get started car camping or backpacking. Check out the flyer, and then go to the Sales Page to get started shopping. (Visit the Order Page to get started setting up your account so you can take advantage of Scout discounts.)