JOTA, Stemoree & Upcoming Events

Wreath sales will be here soon. Every scout is expected to sell 10 wreaths.

At the upcoming (10/24) meeting the skills instruction will be a drug and alcohol awareness presentation. During Patrol Corners we will staple bags to door hangers in preparation for the scouting for food drop-off.

Jamboree on the Air (JOTA)

When: Sat., Oct. 21:
Where: The San Ramon Marriott Hotel (map).
Details:You can talk to scouts from all around the world that day at Jamboree on the Air. Radio and electricity merit badges will be offered there.

Stemoree

When: Sat., Oct. 21:
Where: .
Details: Merit badge opportunities relating to STEM will be offered.

JOTA Security

When: Sat., Oct. 21-Sun., Oct. 22:
Where: .The San Ramon Marriott Hotel (map).
Details: You can spend the night in the hotel conference room providing security services for all of the radio equipment. Bring a sleeping bag & pad.

Upcoming Events (Calendar)

  • Oct. 28-29: Backpacking at Portola Redwoods (map).
  • Oct. 28-29: Webeloree Service & Camping (rescheduled) at Camp Herms (map). Scouts are needed to help instruct and help prepare food.  Good opportunity for recruiting.
  • Nov. 4: REI trail service. A trail service project sponsored by REI and catered by Chipotle.  If you go, you get a T-shirt and entered into a raffle for items such as backpacks or shirts.
  • Nov. 4 (Possibly the 5th) : Scouting for food drop-off: Put bags on doorsteps of houses in the neighborhood to collect food donations. Starts at 10am.
  • Nov. 11: Veterans Day flag planting: Go to Sunset Cemetery and plant flags at the graves of fallen soldiers.  Starts at 7:45am.  There will be donuts.
  • Nov. 11: Scouting for food pick-up: Collect the bags from the previous weekend. Starts at 9:30am after the flag planting.

Notes

  • Note: Permission slips are attached to troop calendar events. If no check/cash is required, a scan of the permission slip can be emailed to permissionslip@troop24berkeley.org
  • Please, pretty please use your son’s scout account as the primary means of payment. See here for more details (link).
  • Thanks to all parents who legibly write their scout’s name and purpose of payment on the memo. line of the check! If you absolutely must pay with cash, please attach a note with the scout’s name and purpose of payment.

Is something missing above? Any comments or corrections? Please take my job. Send email to your webmaster using this link.

Upcoming Events

Webeloree Cancelled!

The Webeloree has been cancelled due to air quality concerns.

Congratulations to the Troop 24 scouts who put in a great showing at the Scout-O last Sunday!

Wreath sales will be here soon. Every scout is expected to sell 10 wreaths.

At the upcoming (10/17) meeting the skills instruction will be backpacking first aid and food, the patrol corners will make patrol flags; Patrol leaders please be prepared to come up with a design.

Upcoming Events (Calendar)

  • Oct. 21: Jamboree on the Air (JOTA). You can talk to scouts from all around the world that day at Jamboree on the Air. Radio and electricity merit badges will be offered there.
  • Oct. 21: Stemoree. Merit badge opportunities relating to STEM will be offered.
  • Oct. 21-22: JOTA Security. You can spend the night in the San Ramon Marriott conference room providing security services for all of the radio equipment.
  • Oct. 28-29: Backpacking at Portola Redwoods (map).
  • Nov. 4: REI trail service. A trail service project sponsored by REI and catered by Chipotle.  If you go, you get a T-shirt and entered into a raffle for items such as backpacks or shirts.
  • Nov. 4 (Possibly the 5th) : Scouting for food drop-off: Put bags on doorsteps of houses in the neighborhood to collect food donations. Starts at 10am.
  • Nov. 11: Veterans Day flag planting: Go to Sunset Cemetery and plant flags at the graves of fallen soldiers.  Starts at 7:45am.  There will be donuts.
  • Nov. 11: Scouting for food pick-up: Collect the bags from the previous weekend. Starts at 9:30am after the flag planting.

Notes

  • Note: Permission slips are attached to troop calendar events. If no check/cash is required, a scan of the permission slip can be emailed to permissionslip@troop24berkeley.org
  • Please, pretty please use your son’s scout account as the primary means of payment. See here for more details (link).
  • Thanks to all parents who legibly write their scout’s name and purpose of payment on the memo. line of the check! If you absolutely must pay with cash, please attach a note with the scout’s name and purpose of payment; otherwise it may become a contribution to the webmaster’s Bermuda fund.

Is something missing above? Any comments or corrections? Want my job? Send email to your webmaster using this link.

Scout-O & Upcoming Events

Please use your son’s scout account as the primary means of payment. See here for more details (link).

Wreath sales will be here soon. Every scout is expected to sell 10 wreaths.

Scout-O

When: Sun., Oct. 8: Meet at the church at 8am.
Where: West entrance to Briones park off Bear Creek Road (map).
Details: Bay Area Scout Orienteering Championships (link). Come represent Troop 24 in this competitive event! Wear Class A to/from event, bring water, lunch, 10 essentials, good footwear, long pants (poison oak) , etc. Courses are white to orange, easiest to hardest. (There is a non-scout competition as well.)

Upcoming Events (Calendar)

  • Oct. 14-15: Webeloree Service & Camping at Camp Herms (map). Scouts are needed to help instruct and help prepare food.  Good opportunity for recruiting.
  • Oct. 21: Jamboree on the Air (JOTA). You can talk to scouts from all around the world that day at Jamboree on the Air. Radio and electricity merit badges will be offered there.
  • Oct. 21: Stemoree. Merit badge opportunities relating to STEM will be offered.
  • Oct. 21-22: JOTA Security. You can spend the night in a Marriott conference room providing security services for all of the radio equipment.
  • Oct. 28-29: Backpacking at Portola Redwoods (map).
  • Nov. 4: REI trail service. A trail service project sponsored by REI and catered by Chipotle.  If you go, you get a T-shirt and entered into a raffle for items such as backpacks or shirts.
  • Nov. 4: Scouting for food drop-off: Put bags on doorsteps of houses in the neighborhood to collect food donations.
  • Nov. 11: Veterans Day flag planting: Go to Sunset Cemetery and plant flags at the graves of fallen soldiers.  Starts at 7:45am.  There will be donuts.
  • Nov. 11: Scouting for food pick-up: Collect the bags from the previous weekend. Starts at 9:30am after the flag planting.

Notes

  • Note: Permission slips are attached to troop calendar events. If no check/cash is required, a scan of the permission slip can be emailed to permissionslip@troop24berkeley.org
  • Thanks to all parents who legibly write their scout’s name and purpose of payment on the memo. line of the check! Checks are the preferred means of payment, but we take PayPal or cash (least preferred method).

Is something missing above? Any comments or corrections? Want my job? Send email to your webmaster using this link.

Scout-O & Upcoming Events

Please use your son’s scout account as the primary means of payment. See here for more details (link).

Wreath sales will be here soon. Every scout is expected to sell 10 wreaths.

Scout-O

When: Sun., Oct. 8: Meet at Briones at 9am (to be confirmed).
Where: West entrance to Briones park off Bear Creek Road (map).
Details: Bay Area Scout Orienteering Championships (link). Come represent Troop 24 in this competitive event! Wear Class A to/from event, bring water, lunch, 10 essentials, good footwear, long pants (poison oak) , etc. Courses are white to orange, easiest to hardest. (There is a non-scout competition as well.)

Upcoming Events (Calendar)

  • Oct. 1: PLC at Norton Hall 6:30-8pm.
  • Oct. 14-15: Webeloree Service & Camping at Camp Herms (map). Scouts are needed to help instruct and help prepare food.  Good opportunity for recruiting.
  • Oct. 21: Jamboree on the Air (JOTA). You can talk to scouts from all around the world that day at Jamboree on the Air.
  • Oct. 21: Stemoree. Merit badge opportunities relating to STEM will be offered.
  • Oct. 21-22: Pacificon. You can spend the night at a hotel in Pacificon providing security services.

Notes

  • Note: Permission slips are attached to troop calendar events. If no check/cash is required, a scan of the permission slip can be emailed to permissionslip@troop24berkeley.org
  • Thanks to all parents who legibly write their scout’s name and purpose of payment on the memo. line of the check! Checks are the preferred means of payment, but we take PayPal or cash (least preferred method).

Is something missing above? Any comments or corrections? Want my job? Send email to your webmaster using this link.

Advance Camp, Scout-O-Rama & Upcoming Events

Note: If you are interested in going to Northern Tier in Summer 2018, there is a planning meeting at 7pm before the Troop meeting on 9/26. See Aaron’s email for details.

Please use your son’s scout account as the primary means of payment. See here for more details (link).

Advance Camp

When: Sat., Sep. 23: Meet at the church at 6am.
Where: Contra Costa Fairgrounds (map).
Details: Wear your Class A uniform. Bring a lunch, water bottle, sun protection, & merit badge worksheets.

Scout-O-Rama

When: Sun., Sep. 24: Meet at Camp Herms at noon to help setup.
Where: Camp Herms (map).
Details: The event starts at 1pm and continues until 3pm.

Upcoming Events (Calendar)

  • Oct. 8: Scout-O at Briones (map). Bay Area Scout Orienteering Championships (link). Come represent Troop 24 in this competitive event! Wear Class A to/from event, bring water, lunch, 10 essentials, good footwear, long pants (poison oak) , etc. Courses are white to orange, easiest to hardest. (There is a non-scout competition as well.)
  • Oct. 14-15: Webeloree Service & Camping at Camp Herms (map). Scouts are needed to help instruct and help prepare food.  Good opportunity for recruiting.

Notes

  • Note: Permission slips are attached to troop calendar events. If no check/cash is required, a scan of the permission slip can be emailed to permissionslip@troop24berkeley.org
  • Thanks to all parents who legibly write their scout’s name and purpose of payment on the memo. line of the check! Checks are the preferred means of payment, but we take PayPal or cash (least preferred method).

Is something missing above? Any comments or corrections? Want my job? Send email to your webmaster using this link.

Lake Berryessa Cleanup & Upcoming Events

Philmont crew meeting at 7pm before the next troop meeting.

Please use your son’s scout account as the primary means of payment. See here for more details (link).

Lake Berryessa Cleanup

When: Sat., Sep. 16-Sun., Sep. 17, please be at the church at 7am for a 7:30am departure.
Where: Lake Berryessa (map).
Details: Lunch (only) will be provided. Scouts should bring the usual camping gear (tent, sleeping bag, pad) mess kit and 10 essentials. We should be back at the Church between 11:00 and Noon

Upcoming Events (Calendar)

  • Sep. 23: Advance Camp. It’s not too late to sign up, however the longer you wait, the higher the price will go. Merit badges are available until the day of the event, however they might be filled up so sign up quick.
  • Sep. 24: Scout-O-Rama (map). Help run the orienteering course & teach Cub Scouts how to complete it. You need to get there to help set up at noon and the event starts at 1:00pm

Notes

  • Note: Permission slips are attached to troop calendar events. If no check/cash is required, a scan of the permission slip can be emailed to permissionslip@troop24berkeley.org
  • Thanks to all parents who legibly write their scout’s name and purpose of payment on the memo. line of the check! Checks are the preferred means of payment, but we take PayPal or cash (least preferred method).

Is something missing above? Any comments or corrections? Want my job? Send email to your webmaster using this link.

Solano Stroll & Upcoming Events

The next meeting is the Court of Honor; make sure to show up in full class A and sash if you have it.

Please consider using your son’s scout account as the primary means of payment. It is simpler to manage and you will have fewer checks to write or cash to deliver.

Solano Stroll

When: Sun., Sep. 10, 3:30-5pm.
Where: Solano Stroll Climbing wall (map).
Details: Attend the world famous Solano Stroll and represent our Troop! Show up in your Class A uniform at 3pm and help run a climbing wall.

Upcoming Events (Calendar)

  • Sep. 16-17: (Changed!)Lake Berryessa Cleanup and camping. Camping is still TBD, but cleanup will be at Lake Berryessa.
  • Sep. 23: Advance Camp. It’s not too late to sign up, however the longer you wait, the higher the price will go. Merit badges are available until the day of the event, however they might be filled up so sign up quick.
  • Sep. 24: Scout-O-Rama (map). Help run the orienteering course & teach Cub Scouts how to complete it. You need to get there to help set up at noon and the event starts at 1:00pm

Notes

  • Note: Permission slips are attached to troop calendar events. If no check/cash is required, a scan of the permission slip can be emailed to permissionslip@troop24berkeley.org
  • Thanks to all parents who legibly write their scout’s name and purpose of payment on the memo. line of the check! Checks are the preferred means of payment, but we take cash or Paypal ☺.
  • Emailing the treasurer to check your scout account using this link.

Is something missing above? Any comments or corrections? Send email to your webmaster using this link.

Solano Stroll & Upcoming Events

The next meeting will have uniform inspections. It is a requirement for the National Honor Patrol award so please show up in your full Class A uniform. There will also be an emergency preparedness session during the next meeting (an Eagle requirement).

Solano Stroll

When: Sun., Sep. 10, 3:30-5pm.
Where: Solano Stroll Climbing wall (map).
Details: Attend the world famous Solano Stroll and represent our Troop! Show up in your Class A uniform and help run a climbing wall.

Upcoming Events (Calendar)

  • Sep. 16-17: (Changed!)Lake Berryessa Cleanup and camping. Camping is still TBD, but cleanup will be at Lake Berryessa.
  • Sep. 23: Advance Camp. If you plan on going, please contact Dave with your merit badge choices for the morning and afternoon with a spare in case one is not available or you finish quickly. See Dave’s email for more information if you are interested.

Notes

  • Note: Permission slips are attached to troop calendar events. If no check/cash is required, a scan of the permission slip can be emailed to permissionslip@troop24berkeley.org
  • Thanks to all parents who legibly write their scout’s name and purpose of payment on the memo. line of the check! Checks are the preferred means of payment, but we take cash or Paypal ☺.
  • Emailing the treasurer to check your scout account using this link.

Is something missing above? Any comments or corrections? Send email to your webmaster using this link.

Leadership Overnight, Kickoff BBQ & Upcoming Events

Note: The August 29  meeting will be held at Live Oak Park (map) instead of at the church.

Leadership Overnight

When: Sat., Aug. 26-Sun., Aug. 27, meet at 8am at Camp Herms.
Where: Camp Herms parking lot (map).
Details: If you have any leadership position it is highly recommended that you attend.

Kickoff BBQ

When: Sun., Aug. 27: 4:30-6:30pm.
Where: Memorial Park BBQ area (map).
Details: Please bring enough salad/side or dessert for 10 people according to your scout’s last name (A-M: Dessert, M-Z: Side/Salad). Please bring your own place settings.

Upcoming Events (Calendar)

  • Aug. 29: Work on communications merit badge at troop meeting.
  • Sep. 10: Solano Stroll Climbing wall. Attend the world famous Solano Stroll and represent our Troop! Show up in your Class A uniform and help run a climbing wall.
  • Sep. 16-17: Salt point Camping. More details to come.
  • Sep. 23: Advance Camp. If you plan on going, please contact Dave with your merit badge choices for the morning and afternoon with a spare in case one is not available or you finish quickly. See Dave’s email for more information if you are interested.

Notes

  • Note: Permission slips are attached to troop calendar events. If no check/cash is required, a scan of the permission slip can be emailed to permissionslip@troop24berkeley.org
  • Thanks to all parents who legibly write their scout’s name and purpose of payment on the memo. line of the check! Checks are the preferred means of payment, but we take cash or Paypal ☺.
  • Emailing the treasurer to check your scout account using this link.

Is something missing above? Any comments or corrections? Send email to your webmaster using this link.

Leadership Overnight, Kickoff BBQ & Upcoming Events

Leadership Overnight

When: Sat., Aug. 26-Sun., Aug. 27
Where: To be decided.
Details: If you have any leadership position it is highly recommended that you attend.  You can also attend if you do not have any leadership position if you want to.  Date and location still to be confirmed.  You must also turn in your permission slips at by next meeting if you wish to attend.

Kickoff BBQ

When: Sun., Aug. 27: 4:30-6:30pm.
Where: Memorial Park BBQ area (map).
Details: Please respond to the Evite by August 23 with the amount of food you will need.

Upcoming Events (Calendar)

  • Aug. 22: Work on family life merit badge at troop meeting.
  • Aug. 29: Work on communications merit badge at troop meeting.
  • Sep. 10: Solano Stroll Climbing wall. Attend the world famous Solano Stroll and represent our Troop! Show up in your Class A uniform and help run a climbing wall.
  • Sep. 16-17: Salt point Camping. More details to come.
  • Sep. 23: Advance Camp. If you plan on going, please contact Dave with your merit badge choices for the morning and afternoon with a spare in case one is not available or you finish quickly. See Dave’s email for more information if you are interested.

Notes

  • Note: Permission slips are attached to troop calendar events. If no check/cash is required, a scan of the permission slip can be emailed to permissionslip@troop24berkeley.org
  • Thanks to all parents who legibly write their scout’s name and purpose of payment on the memo. line of the check! Checks are the preferred means of payment, but we take cash or Paypal ☺.
  • Emailing the treasurer to check your scout account using this link.

Is something missing above? Any comments or corrections? Send email to your webmaster using this link.