Thursday, December 11, 2014

Title: Christmas Tree Shed Set-up 2014 (Part One)

This is the set-up for the 49th Annual Christmas Tree Sale.  Our leaders and Scouts set up the shed and did some general maintenance on Saturday, Nov. 29th.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Msgr Pennington has Died

msgr Pennington, former pastor of St. John the Evangelist has passed away.   Here are the details of the funeral arrangements:
Visitation and funeral arrangements are as follows:
Viewing: Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. concluding with a vigil Mass at 7:00 P.M.
Funeral Mass: Monday, October 13, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.
All services will be held in the Main Church at St. John the Evangelist (10103 Georgia Avenue). Reception to follow the Funeral Mass in St. John's School Auditorium, with burial after the reception at All Souls Cemetery, in Gaithersburg, MD.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

BTOW 14: What I ate after I came off the trail...

Well, most of the troop has come off of a five day (four night) hike.  Some have come off a bit early, others are still out.   Nevertheless, you can tell that it was pretty strenuous and that the food was probably not only not enough but also not quite tasty.   

Here is what one Scout wrote to his dad, after coming off of the Dosewallips River Trail:

Driving back to base camp stopped at Sully's Burgers in Forks, Washington. My order: a double bacon cheeseburger, large fry, large mt. Dew, larger Oreo peanut butter milkshake. Ate all of that and went back to order mozzarella sticks, and another bacon cheeseburger."

Sunday, July 27, 2014

BTOW 14 - Staging Area

Well, Troop 466 is on another Big Trip Out West (BTOW).   Here are a couple of photos of the Scouts, Leaders and Parents who met at the staging area, before heading out to the airport.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Meeting Update for June 2nd

Here is a summary of the June 2nd meeting by Scribe Matthew J.:

We will have a meeting this Monday at the same place and time and will continue Monday meetings for the remainder of June.  If you have not brought your backpack in to be checked by Mr. Haederle or Mr. Johnson, please do so.
We have not received any typed version of the meal plans that were developed at the last meeting. Please provide them to Mr. Rogers.   We may also require one or two days of meal plans for the 50-miler. This can be worked on Monday.

Monday, May 26, 2014

New FieldBook Issued

Irving, Texas (April 15, 2014)—The Boy Scouts of America® (BSA) has released the fifth edition of its iconic Fieldbook–Scouting’s Manual of Basic and Advanced Skills for Outdoor Adventure. This is the first time a new edition has been released in more than 10 years, and it marks the first time a new edition has been available in a digital format. The Fieldbook is the go-to manual for everyone interested in backcountry challenges—from hiking, camping, and canoeing to mountain travel, ultralight backpacking, wilderness navigation, and whitewater kayaking.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Court of Honor

On May 5, 2014, the annual Spring Court of Honor was held at the Kennedy Room.

At this COH, the following were awarded:

1 Totin Chip Award
12 Merit Badges
14 Rank Badges (4 – Scout, 6 – Tenderfoot, 2 – Second Class, 2 – First Class and 3 – Star Scout)

In addition, it was announced that Mr. Barone would receive the Outstanding Unit Scouter Award from the Potomac District on May 6th.