Troop 248

Troop 248 Mission: To run an organized, Scout-Led troop which uses Scouting fundamentals
to balance learning, fun, and advancement.

Tomahawk 2016

Troop 248 is chartered by St Stephens Lutheran Church 
and meets every Monday night at 7p at
1575 Charlton St in West St Paul, MN

Announcements

 

Upcoming

Fri Apr 28 – Sun Apr 30 – Kiwanis Opener 

Mon May 9 – Court of Honor (last COH before Tomahawk)

Fri May 19 – Sun May 21 – Sawbill Lake Camping

Summer Camp 

Tomahawk Summer Camp – Week of Sat June 24 – Sat July 1.  Merit Badge Sign-up Form

 

Youth LeadersRoles and Responsibilities


Calendar

Key: Troop Events / District Events

Troop 248 WSP
April 11, 2017, 1:28 am
10 reasons a week at summer camp beats a week at the office

Booked and ready to go!

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10154650906013668&id=719943667

While your coworkers wade through email, yawn through another teleconference and fill out the gazillionth Excel spreadsheet, you'll be at Scout summer camp.

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March 26, 2017, 2:07 pm

T9248 at Kaposia Merit Badge Day

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March 26, 2017, 2:06 pm

T9248 Puma Patrol at Kaposia Merit Badge day

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March 19, 2017, 9:28 pm

5.6 Philmont miles

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March 12, 2017, 8:30 pm

#Philmont training. About 5.5 miles in 2 hrs with 30 lb packs. Bit cold, phone battery died trying to snap a photo! Route was new, last 2.5 miles was mostly up hill. Shout out to Mr Friberg, crossed paths with him on his run, he stopped and hiked with us for about five minutes.

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March 12, 2017, 5:43 pm
Photos from Jeff Gustafson's post

Formally known as "New Scout" campout.
03/10/17 - 03/12/17

All souls enjoyed the weekend.

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March 12, 2017, 1:04 pm

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March 10, 2017, 12:11 am
Scouting

Hay can we get these for the adults

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March 6, 2017, 2:22 pm

Reminder that the trading table will be open and running this evening.

Please make sure to bring your "trade-ables".

Tax deductible donations cheerfully accepted.

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March 5, 2017, 6:51 pm

#philmont training, 30 lb packs.

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2016-2017 Annual Scout Registration

Instructions:


New Boy Scout Rank Requirements

  • For 2017: All Scouts MUST use the new requirements regardless of rank.

Comparison between old rank requirements and new
FAQ about change in rank requirements
Printable insert with new requirements – designed to fit in your existing pre-2016 Scout Handbook. Print 2-sided.
New Scout Parent Advancement FAQ – presented at new scout parent dinner on 2/18/16


Other Important Troop 248 Announcements

Oceanography and Environmental Science Merit Badge program at Mall of America Sealife Aquarium –  (details) Cost: $25/scout & Program length: 4 hours.  Call or email at least 2 weeks in advance – 952-853-0631 or sales@sealifeus.com

Parent / Teen Digital Technology Contract – Required for your son to earn the BSA Cyber Chip (needed for Digital Technology & Programming Merit Badge). You can edit this Word version (or print out this PDF version) – you and your son should sign & he should return to Bryson H at the Monday troop meeting.

National Eagle Scout Association Scholarships (NESA) Information – Eagle Scouts in their senior year in high school can apply for $3,000 to $50,000 in competitive academic scholarships and Eagle Scouts graduating from high school through their junior year in undergraduate studies may apply for a competitive $2,000 to $5,000 merit scholarships. You do need to join the NESA to apply ($35 for a 5 year membership). Scholarship detail. Application deadline is October 31.