Troop 2-BT - Fort Smith, AR
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Troop 2-BT - Fort Smith, AR

Posted on Monday, May 20, 2019...

Scout Notes May 13 2019

Pack Twilight Camp - Evenings Mon, June 3 to Fri, June 7 - 10203 Columbus Acres Rd

Just a heads up, the $50 early bird fee for Twilight Camp will expire this Tuesday, May 21st @ 11:59pm.

After the early bird fee has expired, the registration for the camp will be bumped up to $60 per scout - Save your money and register beforehand!

The theme for this year’s camp is, "Under the Sea". I am attaching a photo of the camp patch that each scout will receive as a participant - its really cool!

In addition to the patch, Butterfield Trail Twilight Camp participants will also receive a camp-themed water bottle and a camp-themed drawstring backpack as well.

Check-In begins at 5:30 each night. Please have Health forms ready to turn in at the ‘Life Guard Shack’ prior to check-In

Opening Flag at 6pm Sharp!
Monday-Thursday will begin with the entire camp gathering for a guest speaker presentation at 6:15. Each patrol will then rotate through 4 stations.

Monday
Fun in The Sun: Bubble Blastin’ Blow Darts and Sea Urchin Toss
Coral of Creation: Catapulting Coral
Harpoon Alley: Archery
Skits, Songs, and Snacks: Fruit

Tuesday
Fun in The Sun: Recycled Raingutter Regatta
Coral of Creation: Sea Creature String Art and Knot Tying
Harpoon Alley: Wrist Rockets
Skits, Songs, and Snacks: Goldfish

Wednesday
Fun in The Sun: Scout Law Fishing
Coral of Creation: Ocean in a Bottle and Ocean Zones
Harpoon Alley: BB Guns
Skits, Songs, and Snacks: Fruit and Goldfish

Thursday
Patrols will be assigned to a designated area to work on advancements towards an elective. Also, during this time, each patrol will build a water rocket to be launched on Friday.

Friday
Family Night! Fun will start at 5:30 with lots of family games around camp to play. Hot Dog dinner will be served at 7pm with Songs Skits and Awards to follow.

Here is the hyperlink to follow to register for the event!

http://www.westarkbsa.org/Event.aspx?id=4061External Link

Troop and Pack Parents Organization Meeting

Monday June 3, 6 pm - We will plan events for remainder of 2019 through Spring 2020.

Troop Summer Camp at Orr, June 23-29

Everyone (all scouts, leaders, adult campers) AS SOON AS POSSIBLE please download and fill out Part A and B of the BSA health Record. If you plan to go to summer camp, take the form to your health care provider to fill out Part C.

Turn in your completed form to the Scoutmaster/Cubmaster.

Download the form here: http://www.westarkbsa.org/Troop-2-FortSmith-AR/Files

Look for and download: Health_Record_680_001_ABC.pdf

Also on the download page is the Summer Camp Leaders Guide: Camp_Orr_Leaders_Guide_2019.pdf

Register for Summer Camp Merit Badges as soon as possible. To get started please pay the $100 deposit per scout, or make financial arrangements with Mr. Matlock at the Monday night meeting.

Look for details about summer camp, including the list of merit badges in the Camp_Orr_Leaders_Guide_2019.pdf, on the Files & Downloads page.

Take the Trashtag Challenge, the latest viral craze that’s perfectly suited for Scouting

Have you noticed that the Fort Smith area seems to have a lot more trash blowing around? On the Scouting Magazine blog, this article outlines how scout units are taking up the Trashtag Challenge. Let's talk about how we will do our part:

https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2019/03/12/trashtag-challenge/External Link

Next Meeting, Next Event

  • Next Meeting for Cubs (K - 3rd Grades) May 13, 6 pm - North B & North 16th
  • Next Meeting for Webelos (4th - 5th Grades) May 13, 7 pm - North B & North 16th
  • Next Meeting for Troop (11 - 17 year-olds) May 13, 7 pm - North B & North 16th
  • Camp Card Sales - May 18, 9:00-2:00 - Dick's Sporting Goods
  • Camp May 31-June 2 at Cub World, RSR - gather 4 pm at the garage, North D & North 16th
  • Pack & Troop Parents Organization Meeting - Monday May 27, 6 pm - North B & North 16th
  • Pack Twilight Camp - Evenings Mon, June 3 to Fri, June 7 - 10203 Columbus Acres Rd
  • Troop Summer Camp at Orr, June 23-29
  • Summer Pinewood Derby - to be determined...
  • Camp July 26-28 - gather 4 pm at the garage, North D & North 16th
  • Camp Aug 9-11 - gather 4 pm at the garage, North D & North 16th
  • See the Troop 2 Calendar HEREExternal Link

 

 

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