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									     BOY SCOUT TROOP 248                               UPDATE                                    VENTURE CREW 2248
 www.bsatroop248.org                                           Page 1 of 2                                         February 24, 2010


           MARCH 1st TROOP MEETING                                            PARISIAN COUPON BOOK SALE
There will be several professionals at the March 1st troop            Congratulations boys, we came in second place for the coupon
meeting to discuss career opportunities requested by the troop.       book sales. That means we will get a part of the money that
Scouts need to wear their class A uniform with neckwear for           the Parisian Store raised selling coupon books. You will all get
this event. When scouts enter they will get to pick which             an even share of that money and when I know how much
careers they are most interested in. Once the opening starts the      money that is I will let you know.
scout schedule will be put together. Scouts arriving after the
selection process will be assigned careers. Scouts arriving           Also, because we are one of the top 25%, we get the
without class A uniforms will be requested to get them to             opportunity to sell coupon books on this Saturday during the
participate.                                                          big sale. If you are interested in getting some more service
We will have a couple PC’s to help the few adults that need           hours and more dollars for your Relay accounts, please respond
online training.                                                      back.

                                                                      Sorry for the short notice but this is how they work it and I just
  IPOD/IPHONE CAMPING APPLICATIONS                                    got the word this afternoon.

                                                                      Congrats again and thanks for all your hard selling at the store-
                                                                      --it is going to really pay off this time.

                                                                      Available times:
             Looking to fill the gaps between outings and
                                                                      11 am to 1 pm East Door
meetings? There are a few free applications related to camping
                                                                      1pm to 3 pm North Door
that are priced at a scout’s budget, FREE. If you have a
favorite application related to scouting please send me
                                                                      Robin Foss
information and a review to publish.
                                                                      fossrr@juno.com
Coleman Campfire Tales
Several short stories for the campfire or couch.

What Knot To DO
Color pictures and hints for tying knots.                                                     CONTACTS
Coleman Lantern                                                       SPL                       Alex C.
Select one of many Coleman Lanterns to illuminate the night.          ASPL                      David D.
                                                                      ASPL                      Mark M.
                                                                      TROOP GUIDE               Joey H.
          BOY SCOUT SILVER DOLLAR                                     PL – WISE OWL PATROL      Nick C.
                                                                      PL – SOARING EAGLE PATROL Dylan T.
                                                                      PL – SLY FOX PATROL       Austin W.
                                                                      PL – SPAMTASTIC 6 PATROL Robert R.
                                                                      PL – HABANERO PATROL      Casey C.
               The weaving of thoughts, cultures, and ideas           PL – FRIED SPAM PATROL    Blake F.
into one American fabric is stamped into our national
identity - E Pluribus Unum, "Out of Many, One."
In 2010, the United States Mint will inscribe that phrase             SCOUTMASTER                          David Carbery
onto a new commemorative coin that honors the                         COMMITTEE CHAIR                      Brent Chartier
centennial of the Boy Scouts of America. Beginning March              VENTURE CREW ADVISOR                 Tony Wesenberg
23, the United States Mint will make available for sale               CHARTER ORG. REP.                    Dean Billbury
350,000 high quality, modern issue, and commemorative                 TREASURER                            Kristi Fortunato
silver dollar coins. While orders cannot be placed in                 FUNDRAISING CHAIR                    Bob Towner
advance, beginning at noon (ET) on March 23, 2010 orders              QUARTERMASTER                        Rod Ellis/David Carbery
can be placed through the United States Mint at
                                                                      ADVANCEMENT CHAIR                    Robin Foss
www.usmint.gov or at 1-800-USA-MINT.
                                                                      MERIT BADGE BLUE CARDS               Janet Parker
                                                                      BOR & SECRETARY                      Laura Dimmer
                                                                      WEBMASTER                            Stan Cross
                       OA CORNER                                      12TH POINT                           Don Soulard
                                                                      T248 WEARABLES                       Kristi Fortunato
    The next OA meeting will be 7pm March 11th at L’Anse
                                                                      WEBELOS CROSSOVER                    Dean Billbury
Creuse Middle School.
     BOY SCOUT TROOP 248                                UPDATE                                VENTURE CREW 2248
 www.bsatroop248.org                                          Page 2 of 2                                      February 24, 2010


                TROOP 248 WEBSITE                                           OUTINGS/ACTIVITIES CALENDAR

The troop website www.bsatroop248.org is undergoing a                 3/7/2010        Michael Cross Eagle Court of Honor
cleanup & refurbishing exercise and we need your help.                                Main library, 12:30 gather, 1:00pm start
                                                                                      Bring a dessert to share
 If you find any broken links on the site or have any questions
concerning any of the material, on the site, please contact the       3/10/2010       Parent Committee Meeting, 7:00pm
Webmaster swc@chrysler.com and let him know what you
found.                                                                3/11/2010       Boy Scout Macomb District Roundtable
                                                                                      L'Anse Creuse Middle School North, 7pm

           TROOP MEETING CALENDAR                                     3/12-14/2010    Lost Lake Maple Syrup Weekend
                                                                                      Cabin, meals, program, and gas ~ $60
3/1/2010          Troop Meeting @ CV 9th Grade Center, 7pm
                  Career night, wear Class A shirt & neckwear         3/20/2010       2nd Annual Mega Power Crop
                                                                                      Relay For Life fundraiser
3/8/2010          Troop Meeting @ CV 9th Grade Center, 7pm                            Laura Dimmer, 9am – 9pm, $30 per person
                  Movie night: UP(96min, rated PG)                                    Scrapbook Café(586-263-7566)
                  Maple Syrup trek prep                                               Hayes, south of 18 Mile Road
                                                                                      Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included
3/15/2010         Troop Meeting @ CV 9th Grade Center, 7pm
                  Jeff Brown, Crime Prevention MB                     3/27/2010       Cranbrook: Soil & Water Conservation MB,
                  David Carbery, New scout orientation                                9am-12pm
                  Tent setup & tear down, 9,90,99,100 skit?
                                                                      3/27/2010       Cranbrook: Fish and Wildlife Conservation
3/22/2010         Jeff Brown, Crime Prevention MB                                     MB, 1pm-4pm
                  Older scouts meet @ Clinton Twp Police Sta.
                  New scouts @ CV 9th Grade Center, 7pm               4/14/2010       Parent Committee Meeting, 7:00pm
                  David Carbery, New scout orientation
                  Color/shape sorting                                 4/15/2010       Boy Scout Macomb District Roundtable
                                                                                      L'Anse Creuse Middle School North, 7pm
3/29/2010         Troop Meeting @ CV 9th Grade Center, 7pm
                  Hobby night & Science Fair                          4/23-25/2010    D-A campout, 3 tier event
                  New scouts: Rank of Scout                                           New scouts: T21 @ Chippewa site
                                                                                      2nd year scouts: horseback & train 1st year
4/5/2010          NO MEETING                                                          1st Class AND 13 yr old by 8/1/2010
                                                                                      GPS @ Forester site
4/12/2010         Troop Meeting @ CV 9th Grade Center, 7pm            4/30/2010       Cranbrook: Astronomy MB, 6pm-10pm
                  Troop leadership election                           5/7-9/2010      Dorchester 2010
                  Tenderfoot 5 (rules for safe hiking)                                adults need passport or enhanced DL
                                                                      5/8/2010        Cranbrook: Environmental Science MB,
4/19/2010         Troop Meeting @ CV 9th Grade Center, 7pm                            9am-4pm
                  D-A camping prep                                    5/12/2010       Parent Committee Meeting, 7:00pm
                  2nd class 1a (orienting a map and compass)          5/13/2009       Boy Scout Macomb District Roundtable
                                                                      5/15/2010       Cranbrook: Nature MB, 9am-4pm
4/26/2010         Troop Meeting @ CV 9th Grade Center, 7pm            5/15-16/2009    Relay For Life(cartoons & super heroes)
                  COH, need a scout Emcee                                             Possible Sponge Bob theme?
                                                                      5/21-23/2009    OA Spring Conclave, Lost Lake
5/3/2010          Troop Meeting @ CV 9th Grade Center, 7pm            5/22/2010       Cranbrook: Space Exploration MB, 1-4pm
                  Dorchester prep, Relay For Life prep                6/4-6/2010      Cole Canoe Base, Deer Run site
                  Tenderfoot 9 (the buddy system)                                     FIRST YEAR SCOUTS: T21 first aid
5/10/2010         Troop Meeting @ CV 9th Grade Center, 7pm                            Older scouts: Canoe trip, David Carbery
                  Road Cleanup video, Relay For Life prep             6/9/2010        Parent Committee Meeting, 7:00pm
5/17/2010         Road Cleanup, meet at Canal park 6:30pm             6/20-26/2010    NYLT at D-A
5/24/2010         Troop Meeting @ CV 9th Grade Center, 7pm                            3rd thru 5th year scouts signup in January
                  Camping prep                                        6/26-7/3/2010   TRAIL TO EAGLE at D-A
                  Tenderfoot 6 (raise, lower, fold the US flag)                       4th & 5th year scouts signup in January
5/31/2010         NO MEETING                                          7/18-24/2010    Lost Lake

								
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