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December Campout

Posted on Nov 20 2016 - 5:05pm

Hello Troop 457 Campers!

  • Our December Camp out will be Fri 12/9 to Sun 12/11 at Camp Stonehaven. We have Cabin #2 which holds 24 people.
  • The big plan is working on Rank Advancement for those Scouts that aren't First Class yet. Senior Scout help with this is happily accepted!
  • We'll be cooking by Patrol again for you creative cooks as well. Do any Scouts feel like stepping up for a Dutch Oven Throw Down Challenge?
  • Pass any fun ideas for the weekend to your Scout Leadership.
  • For any questions, feel free to ask me at any meeting, by phone or e-mail.
  • Please fill out and return the permission slip to me if you plan on attending.

Thanks, YIS, Mr Endres

Advancement Reminders

Posted on Nov 9 2016 - 7:40am
Hi Scouts: As we start our new scouting year, I'd like to take this opportunity to explain to new scouts and remind old scouts your accomplishments in scouting are yours and you can be proud:) I know it takes hard work to complete any rank requirements and merit badges so you deserve  the proper recognition at Court of Honor. To make sure your achievements are documented into our computer system:

Eagle Proj TY

Posted on Nov 9 2016 - 7:39am

I would like to thank everyone that came out to Calvary Church during the bills game to participate in my eagle project. We successfully removed many bushes and moved most of the dirt across the courtyard. The church members attending were very impressed with the hard work of the scouts. I will need a little help Friday after school to finish moving dirt. Thank you again for making this a successful project. Ethan

Food Drive

Posted on Nov 9 2016 - 7:38am

Scout Food Drive: Nov 16th, 6pm @Williamsville South. Food can be dropped off between 6-6:30 at the new gym entrance.  There will be scout volunteers there to take the food from you and bring it in to the gymPlease hand-out flyers and bags Weekend of November 5th.  Please write on the slips the day and time you are picking them back up.  For example you could write you are picking up Sunday 11/13 from 12 – 4. Then drive around and pick them up. Also please see Wegman's or tops for bags.  We will be supporting over 60 families again this year. We really need turkeys and anything else you may be able to donate. IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT ON WED NOV 16th, PLEASE EMAIL ME FOR A TIME TO DROP OFF AT MY HOUSE BEFORE THEN.  YIS, Mr. Fuller

Congratulations Troop 457!

Posted on Nov 9 2016 - 7:36am
Thanks to the efforts of all the families who participated in our 2016 popcorn fundraiser campaign, we were able to exceed the Troop goal for this year ! ! As promised, with surpassing the goal we were given, in addition to the remote controlled BB-8 prize there will be additional prizes to be awarded during our grand prize drawing (now drawings) at our rewards party before holiday break in December. All popcorn products (and trail mix) that needed to be ordered is expected to arrive on Saturday, November 19th, and will be available to be picked up that afternoon or Sunday for you to deliver.

Cold Weather Training

Posted on Nov 8 2016 - 3:02pm

Hello Scouts and Parents! Saturday, December 3, is Cold Weather Training offered by Greater Niagara Frontier Council. For those who haven't taken it yet, it's a very valuable and informative course. The Troop HIGHLY recommends that all of our Scouts take it during their first year of Scouting. We camp and spend time in the outdoors year round...the knowledge that you'll gain will help to keep you safely warm through all of it! The Troop will reimburse all Scouts and Parents who take the course and bring their "Diploma" to a troop Meeting. Here's a link to sign up...please do it by 11/18, the price goes up after. http://www.wnyscouting.org/product/cold-weather-training/ If you have any questions, please let me know. Thanks, YIS, Mr. Endres

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