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Can't seem to get to sleep? Go Camping!

Posted on Feb 7 2017 - 10:17pm

Interesting story about yet another benefit of camping (Thanks to Mr. Pittman for sharing this article):    http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/02/02/513060769/not-getting-enough-sleep-camping-in-february-might-help

Rocket Launch / Campout - Updates

Posted on Jan 31 2017 - 10:34pm

While the forecast here in Orange County shows possible rain for Thursday and Friday, the forecast for Lucerne Valley Dry Lake bed appears free of rain at this point.   We will keep an eye on the weather, but it looks like we should be a-ok for this weekend.    That being said, this is winter in the high desert - weather is showing low 60's during the day, and 39 degrees at night.  It is important your Scout packs for cold weather, including appropriate jackets, long pants, and thermal/base layer.   Please also ensure your scout packs a sleeping bag rated for the weather (no 50 degree bags).   Boys' Life magazine has a great article about camping in cold weather (good reference for our upcoming snow camp as well):   http://boyslife.org/video-audio/34756/winter-camping-buying-guide/          Please also remember to check the rocket engine types needed to launch your rocket (rocket engines can be purchased at various stores, such as Hobby Lobby).   Please note, the troop has acquired quite a stockpile of model C6-5 engines, which should work for the majority of the rockets. The C6-5 engines are $2.50 per engine and can be purchased on the campout while supplies last. We also have a few assorted D and E engines, in very limited quantity.     As long as the weather holds, we're a "go" for liftoff - see you Saturday, 7a.m. at the Scout House, fully fueled (i.e. having had a good breakfast or bring one with you).

Rocket Launch Campout - Food Shopping Wednesday 7:15p.m.

Posted on Jan 31 2017 - 9:40pm

Trip patrol leaders / trip grubmasters - please send 2 or more scouts from your patrol (with your weekend menu) to assist with food shopping for the upcoming trip.   We will be meeting at the Stater Brothers on the corner of Yorba Linda Blvd and Lakeview Ave, on Wednesday, Feb 1st at 7:15p.m.  

Thought of the Week - Poem "An Eagle Scout"

Posted on Jan 31 2017 - 9:39pm

A different sort is an Eagle Scout
He’s as good on the inside as the out.
True to his God an his nation’s flag
A boy whose loyalties never sag.
An upright boy with a heart of gold
He can take the heat and he can stand the cold.
An adventurous sort of rough, tough lad
He’d share with anyone, all that he had.
He’s cheerful and good, and he’s filled with fun
He always helps till the work is done.
No loafer is he, this young man with skill
With his disciplined heart and mind and will.
He camps and cooks, he hikes and climbs
He can sing a song or make a verse that rhymes.
You can trust an Eagle with all you own
You can count on him when the chips are down.
He’s a splendid youth with a lifetime goal
He’s the type of boy who’s in control.
A rare breed is this young Eagle Scout
Who’s as good on the inside as the out.
So honor the Eagle and model his deeds
He’ll plow rich soil and plant good seeds.
There’s no better young man in this great land,
Than an Eagle Scout with a helping hand!

Connor Fowler Eagle Project - St. Francis de Assisi School

Posted on Jan 24 2017 - 9:41pm

Come out and assist Connor Fowler with his Eagle project benefiting St. Francis de Assisi school.  Get some hands on experience, help the community, and your fellow Scout.   Would like at least 4 Scouts and 2 Adults.  We will be cutting, sanding and assembling wood into a cart for books.   Signup on the database.   Connor is also looking for new or gently used preschool books.  Please bring books to the Scout House between now and February 6th, there is a collection box by the bookshelves / library.

Webelos Day Hike - Redwood Grove - Saturday January 28th

Posted on Jan 24 2017 - 9:35pm

We are holding our annual January Webelos Event for all Webelos interested in joining Troop 99 on Saturday January 28th from 9a.m. to 12p.m..   We will be hiking from the Scout House to the Redwood Grove in Carbon Canyon Regional Park.   Scouts - come out for a nice day hike and to help make this a fun event for our visiting Webelos.   Sign ups are on the database.

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