9/28 Flag Retirement Ceremony @ The Legion 6:15-7:30pm

Flag Retirement Ceremony at the Chanhassen American Legion.  Arrive at 6:15pm in Full Class A BSA Uniform (weather appropriate jacket/raincoat as necessary), the ceremony will begin promptly at 6:45pm.  Great event to show your patriotism, support for our sponsor the legion and you will earn service hours.

While some of you may be out of town due to the Ryder Cup, please know that many other out of towners will be attending, so help us show them how a proper flag retirement ceremony is run!

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9/27 NO TROOP MEETING

Enjoy the night off – no troop meeting – since there is no school this week.

9/20 Troop Meeting @ Chan Elem 7-8:15pm

Elections!  Troop Elections!  If you are interested in running for a troop position please make sure to attend and be prepared to give a brief speech for your position.  See Mr. Jesse if you have any questions about positions.  Want a voice on the PLC – then get elected to be ON the PLC!

Game will be Capture the Flag – so wear/bring coats or sweatshirts as appropriate for the weather.  Also, last chance before the Fall Court of Honor to record advancement.

Confirm attendance on TeamSnap

 

9/13 Troop Meeting @ Chan Elem 7-8:15pm

Welcome back Troop Meeting!  In addition to TroopGo (think PokemonGo) for our troop activity this week, we will also have Scoutmaster Conferences and boards of review for rank advancement – especially helpful if you were busy working on ranks this summer!

Wear your Class A – BSA Scout uniform with Troop neckerchief. Bring your Scout Handbook to record your advancement activities!

9/10 Adopt-a-road 9am to 11am

Saturday 9/10 at 9am we will be doing our bi-annual Adopt-a-Road fall clean up.  Earn service hours – make Chanhassen more beautiful in time for the Ryder Cup!  Wear your class b Troop t-shirts and bring work gloves, other supplies will be provided.  Meet at 9am at the Kwik Trip on Galpin and hwy 5 (2201 W 78th Street to be exact).

Fall Camporee – Fred C Andersen October 14-16

Hold the dates – October 14-16.  More details to follow from the District Council.  Train themed camporee at Fred C Andersen

 

Bike Camp – Lake Zumbra 9/17-9/18

Back by popular demand….We will be repeating our now annual bike campout at Lake Zumbra in September.  We will depart Excelsior at 8am on 9/17 and bike to Lake Zumbra to campout that day/night and return via bike to Excelsior on Sunday morning by about 10am.

Sign-up via TeamSnap.  Cost is $18/scout. $9/adult

Seabase 2017 - 8/14-8/21

Troop 330 has been awarded a crew spot for August 2017 for Seabase the Keys Adventure Expedition!

Keys Adventure description:
This exciting program offers a potpourri of aquatic activities that can be experienced only in the Florida Keys.

The various programs change based on weather patterns, but you can be assured of a lot of snorkeling, fishing, sailing, boating, and ocean kayaking. You’ll also have time to visit historic Key West to enjoy some of the unique culture and activities in the southernmost city in the United States.

Your crew will be housed in air-conditioned dormitories overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and will have great meals at the Brinton Environmental Center. Weather permitting, you’ll even have the opportunity to venture offshore to Big Munson Island for an overnight camping expedition, where you can explore and learn about marine life in the Florida Keys.

If you are looking for an unforgettable Florida Keys experience with a wide variety of aquatic activities, the Keys Adventure is the program for you.

For additional details please see the brochure provided directly by Seabase: http://www.bsaseabase.org/filestore/seabase/pdf/2017_promotional_brochure.pdf

Requirements:

  • All participants, youth and adult, must be registered members of the Boy Scouts of America.
  • Participants must be 13 years old and graduated from the eighth grade or 14 to participate in all programs. AGE REQUIREMENTS FOR SEA BASE CANNOT BE RELAXED. PLEASE DO NOT REQUEST OR EXPECT EXCEPTIONS!
  • Participants must have the ability to swim 100 yards (official BSA swimmer test), and stay afloat for one minute.
  • Participants must be in good health evidenced by the BSA Annual Health and Medical Record (no other medical form is acceptable) filled out and signed by their doctor within the past 12 months.
  • No participant may weigh in excess of 295 pounds. Please refer to the height/weight chart on the BSA Annual Health and Medical Record form for recommended weight limits. Participants exceeding 295 pounds will be sent home at their own expense.
  • All crew members must know and use the Scout Oath and Scout Law as their guide to appropriate behavior at the Sea Base.

Our 7-Day expedition begins with arrival at Seabase on 8/14/2017 and will depart Seabase on 8/21/2017.

Total Participants:
# of Youth: 6
# of Adults: 2

The 2017 Seabase Expedition fee is $860.00 per participant. A non-refundable, non-transferable reservation fee of $100.00 per participant is DUE by 8/18/2016. Fees must be collected in advance from each participant. Additional transportation time and costs will be determined at a later date, (Airfare to/from plus any additional sight-seeing costs such as hotel/transportation will be determined by the attending crew members).

Based on early indications we expect a FULL crew, if you are interested reply immediately by indicating on TeamSnap your interest but no later than 8/1.

If we have more sign-ups then the crew capacity then we may have to resort to a lottery, adult participation may impact attendees too (we are required to have 2 adults). If you are interested in attending as an adult email me directly at scottjesse@aol.com

Congratulations Andrew Walker – Eagle Scout!!

Congratulations to Andrew Walker for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.  The rank of Eagle is the highest rank in Boy Scouts.

Andrew is an outstanding young man who is the latest to join our esteemed list of Eagle Scouts from Chanhassen Troop 330.

Andrew is a kind and helpful leader with demonstrated history of service to his faith community, family, and friends.

Congratulations Andrew on this outstanding achievement!

Troop 330 - Philmont Crew in 2016!

Troop 330 has a full crew of 12 going to Philmont Scout Reservation August 4th to August 18th.  Scouts are preparing to enjoy the 75+ mile trek!

The 2016 Expedition fee is $870.00 per participant.; plus transportation costs.

Please note, 2016 Philmont youth participants must be 14 years of age on date of arrival OR have completed the eighth grade and be at least 13 prior to participation.