Daniel Layeux is Troop 330′s Newest Eagle Scout

Congratulations to Daniel Layeux on earning his Eagle Scout rank earlier this week.  Daniel completed with final Board of Review via skype from Idaho!  Well done, Daniel.

September Troop Schedule

Here’s the schedule for the first meetings of the scouting year.
•       September 16: Troop Meeting with Elections at Chanhassen Elementary 7:00 – 8:20
•       September 23: Troop Meeting with Advancement Night at Chanhassen Elementary 7:00 – 8:20
•       September 30: Court of Honor at Chanhassen Library 6:30 – 8:00

Troop 330 August Camp Out

Who:  All scouts in the troop and at least one more adult
What:  Complete aquatic skills in the sand bottom pool, learn about edible plants and work on the Camping Merit Badge first aid requirements
Where: Flandrau State Park by New Ulm
When:  Friday August 8th at 5:30 – Sunday August 10th at 11:30 with drop off & pick up at Chanhassen Elementary
Why:  Camping is fun
Cost:  $26 which includes food, transportation and camp fees
Please RSVP: To kolmsted@mediacombb.net by August 2nd

Troop 330 Annual Planning / Parent Meeting

Who:  Troop Committee, Patrol Leaders’ Council and Parents of any/all scouts (parents are encouraged to attend to contribute ideas for the troop calendar and to gain knowledge of what ideas the PLC has had so far)

What:  Session to create an annual calendar of events (firm events for the next six months, relatively firm ideas for the 6-12 month range and ideas for the 12-18 month period)

Where:  Chanhassen Library (the big conference room)

When:  Sunday August 3rd, 2014, 1PM to 4 PM

Why:  “The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected” and “Plans are nothing; planning is everything,” Robert Frost and Dwight D. Eisenhower, respectively

Here is the list of ideas the PLC generated during the Summer Camp brainstorming session (everything is tentative at this point):

  • Summer Camp (Camp Wilderness again next year?)
  • Cooking themed weekend camp out (possibly at Nerstrand Big Woods State Park) (Nov)
  • Northern Star Council Sponsored winter camp (Jan)
  • Eagle Cave
  • Fall Orienteering camp (sept)
  • Electric camp (feb)
  • Old Fashioned Game camp (Mar)
  • Council Buck Hill overnight
  • Ice fishing/ice houses — where there are fish
  • High Adventure Canoe trip (boundary waters or Flandreau River)
  • Motor boating MB
  • Summer Wood game night service project
  • Submarine camp (Wisconsin)
  • Local urban adventure/hike with tour of something.
  • Furnishare service project
  • Something at fort Snelling
  • Camping at Whitewater state park (no bugs)
  • Tours (museum, prison, military base, etc…)
  • WI dells trip
  • Local rock climbing
  • OKPIK is the Northern Tier winter camp with sled dogs in the BWCA