Sea Base in 2018?

There are several Scouts in Troop 45 that have expressed an interest in going to Sea Base.

Now is the time to start the research for a trip in 2018.

Information on Sea Base can be view on there web site: http://www.bsaseabase.org/

All Scouts and leaders who are interested in going to Sea Base in 2018 should contact the scoutmaster as soon as possible to let him know of you interest in the trip.  An informational meeting will be held in late December or early January to review trip options and interest.

 

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Chad’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Chad’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor will be held January 7, 2017 at Centre County Christian Academy, 100 Hertzler Dr, Bellefonte, PA.

Scouts from Troop 45 are invited to participate in the Court of Honor.  Scout should be at the school by Noon to prepare for the ceremony.  Scouts are to wear the full scout Class A uniform:  Scout Shirt, neckerchief, merit badge sash (if you have one) and scout pants.

Family members of Troop 45 are also invited to attend the Court of Honor.  The ceremony  will begin at 2 pm.

A reception will follow the ceremony.

Please RSVP

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RECHARTER 2017

It’s that time of year again.

December’s monthly committee meeting will December 7, 2016 at 7:30 pm.  It will be a busy evening.  The meeting will start at 7:30 pm, but there will be Committee members conducting boards of review both before and after the regular meeting.  The committee will also be finalizing the recharter paperwork.  A special Thank our goes out to the Milesburg American Legion for sponsoring the troop and donating the recharter fees for all the Scouts in the Troop.

The recharter fee for Assistant Scoutmasters and Committee members is $27.50.  The fees can be dropped off at the Scout building during the meeting on December 7, 2016. There some be someone at the Scout building form 7 pm until approximately 8:30 pm.

All Scouting parents are invited to the meeting.  Hope to see you there.

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What is Journey to Excellence, and why should you care? — Bryan on Scouting

You think you’re making all the right moves for your Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts or Venturers, but do you really know? With the BSA’s Journey to Excellence scorecards in hand, you can answer that question with a satisfying yes. Journey to Excellence, often shortened to JTE, is a self-evaluation tool that lets unit leaders see,…

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Scouts, win big prizes and share your MacGyver-inspired projects — Bryan on Scouting

Trapped on a roof, MacGyver bent the steel shaft of a TV antenna and held on as he zip-lined down a rope to the ground. When he needed a plane, MacGyver built his own using bamboo poles, a tent, a lawnmower engine and — naturally — duct tape. And when a typewriter broke down, he repaired it with a Swiss Army knife…

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At Philmont, Baltimore Scouts meet the man who founded their troop — Bryan on Scouting

Sometimes your past comes back to haunt you. Other times it greets you with open arms. It was the latter for Kevin Dowling this summer at Philmont Scout Ranch, where he serves as general manager. In 1971, Dowling started Troop 918 in the Baltimore Area Council for his Eagle Scout service project. In 2016, he…

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Why hire a Scouting alumnus? Here are just nine of the countless reasons — Bryan on Scouting

They’re natural leaders with empathy for others and a resourceful approach to problems. Those are just a few of the reasons why employers have eagerly hired former Scouts for as long as there have been Scouts. For more, check out this fascinating post, originally written in Spanish for Forbes.es by Ana Sáenz de Miera. The post was translated into English…

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