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Do A Good Turn for Hospital Caregivers From Home - St. Jude Medical Center

Posted on Apr 1 2020 - 11:53am

Hello Troop 1613 Scouts, A reminder of the Scout Slogan to "Do A Good Turn Daily." Well here is one way you can do a good turn from home. St. Jude Medical Center has put a call out to all kids in our community who would like to send a note of thank you or encouragement to their hospital caregivers. See attached flyer. They will share your appreciation notes with the doctors, nurses, and staff who are helping keep our community safe and healthy. Please mail your note to: St. Jude Memorial Foundation, Thank You Campaign, 1440 N. Harbor Blvd., Suite 200, Fullerton, CA 92835. They ask that the note dimensions please not exceed 8.5:x11". Thank you! :) 

58 Merit Badges & Fun Activities Scouts Can Do At Home

Posted on Apr 1 2020 - 11:53am

Hello Troop 1613 Scouts and Families:  Did you know that there are 58 merit badges Scouts can work on at home? Check out this link to learn more: https://bit.ly/MeritBadgesHome. If interested in working on a merit badge, please contact Mr. Hildebrandt prior to starting. Another reminder that this is an ideal time to review your Scout handbooks and work on any requirements towards your next rank. If you need assistance with any requirements, feel free to reach out to our Scoutmaster team. Looking for other fun activities to do while at home? Here's a link with 25 fun projects from Boys' Life to do with stuff around the house, like an Origami X-Wing Fighter! https://bit.ly/25FunProjects. Lastly, we hope that all of our Troop 1613 families are doing well and are healthy. If any families are having some challenges or need assistance, please reach out via email or phone to our Scoutmaster Mr. Hildebrandt or our Committee Chair Mrs. Mouleart. Please stay safe and have a great week ahead! :) 

Wishing All Troop 1613 Families Well

Posted on Mar 19 2020 - 9:15pm

Hello Troop 1613 Families,

We hope all of you are healthy and safe at home.

What Can Scouts Do: Over the next few weeks, since we are not having Scouting activities as a Troop and our Scouts will be home, this provides a great opportunity for them to review their Scout handbooks, work on requirements and/or merit badges and be prepared for sign-offs once we can resume regular Troop activities. Also, feel free to connect with other Scouts online and via phone to do fun activities together. For example, with parental approval, Scouts have been known to play fun online games together. Please check in with other families in our Troop, neighbors and friends to make sure they are doing okay. A Scout is Helpful, and at this time, Scouting needs to do our best to assist others where we can safely.

Adventure Cards Are Here!!!

Posted on Mar 11 2020 - 10:07pm

Calling all Scouts! We have received Adventure Cards from Council. You can sell these $10 discount cards, called Adventure Cards, to raise money for your summer camping adventures! The Orange County Council has partnered with Subway, Big 5, Smart & Final and more to provide over $150 in savings for the customer. The Adventure Card is more than just a discount card, it's also admission to Scout-O-Rama. All Scouts interested, please see or contact our Camping Coordinator, Mr. Mouleart.  

Summer Camp Fiesta Island - 6/28 - 7/4 - Final Payments Due 3/23

Posted on Mar 11 2020 - 10:05pm

 Troop 1613 is going to Summer Camp at Fiesta Island on Mission Bay in San Diego 6/28 - 7/4. This is going to be an epic Summer Camp with over 50 merit badges and excursion opportunities. See attached merit badge list and prerequisites from 2019. Don't miss out on this cool camp opportunity! Initial 50% deposits were due 1/20/20. Camp costs for Scouts are $535 (Initial 50% deposit $267.50) and Adults are $370 (Initial 50% deposit $185). Final 50% costs are due on 3/23/20. There will be opportunities to sell camp cards in March to help offset your fees. The 2019 Fiesta Island Summer Camp Leaders Guide is also on the Troop website in the files section. Please review to learn more about the camp details and activities. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Mr. Mouleart.             

Oso Lake Scouts BSA Merit Badge Weekend 3/13 - 3/15

Posted on Mar 5 2020 - 11:34am

Looking to earn Merit Badges?  Don't want to travel far?  Join us at Oso Lake for both Eagle required and fun Merit Badges! 

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