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"Blazing a Trail for Others to Follow..."

...and "We ARE Prepared!" are words that we live by.

It's an attitude... a mindset and our creed.

We are Troop 214! 

 

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2021 Monthly Trips

JAN




JUL

Summer Camp
Camp Cherokee
July 18-24


FEB

Scouting For Food
Feb 6 & 13

Scouts on Skis
Feb 7

AUG

 Service Project for Morehead Church

Aug 21


MAR

   Camp Cherokee
Mar 26 - 18

SEP

 Virginia Creeper Trail
Sep 18-19

 


APR

 Hagen Stone Park (Astronomy)
Apr 16 - 18

OCT

 


MAY

Wilmington/Fort Fisher/Kure Beach (Oceanography)
May 14 - 16

NOV

 Council Camporee @ Woodfield
Nov 4 -7


JUN

 Whitewater Rafting, WV
June 18 - 20

DEC

 

 

 

 

 

Troop meeting plan - September 28, 2021

Posted on Sep 25 2021 - 11:49pm

 

Meeting location: 

Activity Led by Things to prepare in advance Items to bring Notes

Fix the YMCA Gaga Ball pit

 

 

   
         
   
     

 

 

Summer camp countdown

Posted on Jul 4 2021 - 12:41am

Merit badge session registrations are attached at the bottom of the Summer Camp 2021 web page.  Please review and let Mr. Smith know if there are any issues.  Many of your first choices were not available so thank you for listing alternate merit badge options. 

Please be prepared to bring to camp any additional money as required for certain merit badges (for example for handicraft kits).

Here is our outbound travel plan:

  • July 13 (Tuesday before departure) - Quartermasters load troop equipment into trailer
  • July 18 - Report to Spears YMCA at 8:00 AM sharp wearing full Class A uniform and with everything packed as directed in the Packing List attached at the bottom of the Summer Camp 2021 web page, including a bag lunch.
  • Depart from Spears no later than 8:30 AM
  • Stop at one of the Asheville city parks for picnic lunch and worship service.
  • Arrive at Camp Daniel Boone between 1-2 PM.

Return, Saturday July 24

  • Depart Camp Daniel Boone 8:30 AM
  • Stop for brunch at a restaurant - please bring money to buy your own meal
  • Target arrival time to Spears YMCA 1:00 PM.  Parents, monitor email for ETA updates.

UPDATED BSA MED FORMS NEEDED FROM EVERYONE!

Posted on Jun 12 2021 - 11:56pm

The required BSA health information forms are out of date for nearly everyone in Troop 214.  If you participate in ANY troop activities (youth or adult) please provide an updated BSA health information form Parts A and B right away. 

A few troop outings during the year also require Part C which must be signed by a medical professional annually.  This includes summer camp -- Part C must be dated no earlier than July 2020.  Please turn this in to the troop by June 29.  You must use the most recent form version (dated 2019 at the bottom).  Camp Daniel Boone will not accept any other form or printing date version.

How to complete the BSA medical form

  1. Download the latest version of the form (2019 printing) attached below.
  2. Fill out parts A & B.  Immunization dates must be either written on the form or attached.  (Get any needed boosters, especially tetanus.)
  3. Attach a photocopy of the front and back sides of medical insurance card.
  4. Scouts and parents sign the front.
  5. A medical practitioner fills out and signs Part C.  (Make a habit of taking this form with you to your annual wellness exam.)
  6. Make two photocopies and submit those to the troop.  Keep the original form.

 

Summer Camp 2021 update

Posted on May 8 2021 - 10:04pm

Please make final Summer Camp payments

We must make final payments to the camp this week, so please submit your final payments to Mr. Armitage or by using the links in the Online Payments section of the website.  You may still sign up for camp by paying the full amount but after this week attendance is subject to space availability.

Click here for all the details!

Click here to sign up!

Grasshoppers Baseball is back!

Posted on May 1 2021 - 10:23pm

And that means our awesome Greensboro Grasshoppers parking fundraiser is back as well!  This is a fun, easy way for the troop to earn much needed money, and for YOU to earn a portion to help with your trip expenses!  A Scout pays his own way!

Please see the sign-up options on the calendar and grab some dates!  Troop 214 has been awarded four dates in May by the parking lot owner.  If you don't know what this is about (and how fun and easy it is) please ask another Scout!

Camp Cherokee Merit Badge Day - May 8

Posted on Apr 24 2021 - 11:47pm

CSR Merit Badge Day

May 8 


$35 includes merit badge supplies, hot lunch & COVID-19 mitigation supplies.

Class size limited to 24 Scouts

        Composite Materials
        Geology
        Personal Management
        Radio
        Search & Rescue

                                             Registration closes May 6

 

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