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Backpacking Trip April 1-2

mount-rogers-nationalMount Rogers National Recreation Area
Whitetop, Virginia

Awesome backpacking trip planned to a really cool place. Expect to see some northbound thru-hikers as we hike from White Top Mountain back toward the Virginia Creeper Trail on the Appalachian Trail. 

Meet at the church at 9:30. Anyone who needs to borrow gear or wants us to check your pack, please come at 9:00 (this is highly recommended for anyone on their first backpacking trip).

If you need to check out a tent from troop 8, please come to the church at 9:00 Saturday morning. If you don’t want to carry a tent, you can sleep in the trail shelter.

Any last minute questions? Give one of us a call.

Merit Badge University This Saturday

Be at the church at 7AM – we will leave no later than 7:10. Late arrivals will have to drive to Milligan College.

Earn two merit badges in one day! Lunch provided. Be sure to pay your registration fee to Mrs. Stevens.

We will return . . . → Read More: Merit Badge University This Saturday

Scout Sunday Reminder

Don’t forget:   A scout is Reverent.  Scout Sunday at State Street UMC is Sunday February 5.

We need all of our scouts to be in attendance.  This is our opportunity to say thanks to State Street UMC, our sponsor, for providing us with a great meeting place, vans for transportation, and other benefits.  Scouts should be in uniform.  Meet at . . . → Read More: Scout Sunday Reminder

Ski Trip

Who:  Scouts, families, and friends.

When: We will meet at the church at 3:00 p.m. on Friday February 3 (or as soon as you can get there after school).  We will finish early Saturday morning after breakfast.

Where: We will drive in the church van to Ski Beech in Banner Elk, NC to enjoy night skiing, return for overnight at the church, . . . → Read More: Ski Trip

Scout Sunday is February 5th

img_2942.jpegA scout is reverent. This is the twelfth point of the Scout Law. On Scout Sunday, we have the opportunity to say thank you to State Street United Methodist Church for sponsoring our troop. They provide us with a great meeting space, storage for our gear, vans for transportation, and financial support. Many troops are not as fortunate as we are to have such a strong relationship with their sponsor. We need and expect our scouts to attend, and parents and families are invited to attend, too.

Scouts should meet in the upstairs of the church at 10:30 a.m. Scouts should wear full uniform, including uniform shirt, neckerchief, and either scout pants or jeans. Our scouts will have several roles in the service, including handing out bulletins and assisting with ushering. Continue reading Scout Sunday is February 5th