The following are the Scribe’s notes from previous Troop Meetings and Activities.

March 7th Troop Meeting

Campouts

April Campout

This Friday April 10-Sunday April 12 we will be having a biking campout at the McFarland Park where we will be mountain biking.

 

Announcements

High Adventure hike at 2:00 pm this coming Sunday

 

Activities

This week we learned the Bowline Knot, as well as meal planning for the Biking Campout

March 16th Troop Meeting

In Troop 73 we’ve recently had a new patrol form, The Soaring eagles. Their Patrol call Is Ka Kaaaw, Ka Kaaaw, We soar higher.

Some upcoming Fundraisers are a Pancake Breakfast on February 28, 2015. It will be from 8:00-11:30 at the Christian Life Center. Later that day from 4:45-7:30 we will be helping at Prairie Trail Elementary with their Fun Night.

We will be doing another Crossover for Pack 87 on Sunday March 1st at the Neveln Center which is on 406 SW School ST. It begins at 2 O’clock

On March 8 there will be a High Adventure meeting after their 2 O’clock hike. Then there will be a Mandatory Meeting on March 15 for all going on the Yellow River Campout.

Respectfully submitted,

Thomas Bunce
Troop Scribe

March 23rd Troop Meeting

Campouts

April Campout

Our soonest upcoming campout will be a biking campout where we will mountain bike up at McFarland,it will be from April 10-12.

May Campout

Coming up after that will be a Jeeping campout where we will get to off road in a jeep. It will be May 1-3. There will be fishing and backpacking opportunities. Then on May 8-10 we will have an opportunity to work on our rail road merit badge.

Announcements

On April 18 we will be helping the church with planting trees.This is a good opportunity for service hours

Activities

Learned about bike safety

October 27th Troop Meeting

Campouts

November Campout

  • 14th-16th in “Alaska”
  • 43 min travel time.
  • Activities – SUPER TOP SECRET, BUT YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS ONE!!!

December Campout

  • 12th-14th at Mitigiwa
  • 43 min travel time.
  • Daytime activity Saturday is skiing, snowboarding or tubing at Seven Oaks
  • Evening will be a potluck style Viking Dinner

Announcements

2015 HA Meeting

  • Tuesday October 28th at 7:00pm
  • Discussing Trek groups and Gear.

Activities

Learned how to build and use snares.

  • Lesson – Be Prepared.  Prepared for what?  Oh, any old thing…

Game

  • Transporting the egg back and forth between patrol members on a spoon.

Sept 29th Troop Meeting

Announcements

Campouts

October

  • 17-19
  • Rockford Fossil Park

November

  • 14-16
  • Surprise at Mitigwa – you don’t want to miss this campout!! 

December

  • 12-14
  • Thankful dinner
  • Mitigwa
  • Viking Themed

Activities

The honor flight patrol was a service that the troop did to support veterans that night before the troop meeting.

During the troop meeting we learned and practiced using the compass and played games when we were done.

Sept 22nd Troop Meeting

Announcements

JJ Hunzelman’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor is October 12th at 1:00, at the Ankeny Issac Walton League
Popcorn sales begin this coming weekend

PLC

The March Campout is the 6th-8th and is at the Air and Space Museum, possibly going with Troop 85 as well
The April Campout is the 10th-12th and is Mountain Biking & Fishing
The May Campout is the 1st-3rd and is Jeeping
The June Campout is Summer Camp, patrols to vote on Cedars, Lewis & Clark, or Mitigwa
The July Campout is the 24th-26th and is TBD
The August Campout is the 21st-23rd and is TBD (Prob upper iowa)

September 15th Troop Meeting

Announcements

  • JJ’s Eagle Ceremony October 12th 1:00 at the Ankeny Issac Walton League
  • Scout Maytag Service Project September 20th 1:00-3:00
  • Philmont Deposit due next monday $400

AAR for Biking and Ledges

 Good

  • Good Food
  • Good Weather
  • Campfire
 Bad
  • Other People on the Trail
  • Low Participation

PLC

Honor Flight Volunteer Opportunity
  • WWII Vets traveling to Washington DC
  • Flags and Hand made signs along bus route
  • route for WW2
  • class A’s
  • September 29th
  • Helping out at Prairie Meadows
  • Mr. Juhl to gather more details this week and report to the troop at the next troop meeting

Campouts

October
  • 17-19
  • Rockford Fossil Park

November

  • 14-16
  • Surprise at Mitigwa – you don’t want to miss this campout!! 

December

  • 12-14
  • Thankful dinner
  • Mitigwa
  • Viking Themed

January

  • 10
  • Klondike Derby

Combined notes from temporary scribes

Troop Meeting 4/28

Scout Announcements
-Lost Camel Back Water Bottle
OA Announcements
-May 16-18 Spring Conclave
-May 3rd Preparation for Spring Conclave
Adult Announcements
-Stephens State Forest Campout May 16-18 $30 for scouts $15 adults
-Veterans Flag Service May 4th 4:30-7:00 PM, Camp Dodge
-Youth Leadership Training week long at mitigwa, July 27-Aug . To attend 13 or completed 7th grade, first class, and 2+ years of summer camp. $235 to attend.

OA Elections completed

AAR for Jeeping Campout completed

Troop Meeting 4/7

PLC
April Campout
–    Possibly Caving at maquoketa caves
–   Not sure if people want to have two Expensiver camp outs in a row
–   Mr Weaverling Camp location, Jeep rides
– practice for May campout by doing hikes
– have a more free timed campout

From meeting
-May 4th 4:30-7:00 flag ceremony and dinner ( service hours)
-leaders should keep working on their goals
-April 25-27 campout
AAR:
Goods
-Hike to Mountain
-Skits
-Playing BaseBall
-Stations
Bad
-Made Messes when cooking/improper clean up
– Falling Bunks
-Organize while cooking
-All patrol members should agree on food
-Trailer Door Opened on interstate