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Scoutmaster update - September 4, 2012

posted Sep 4, 2012, 12:50 AM by Brent Browning
I hope you all had a nice, relaxing Labor Day weekend! A few important reminders…

Patrol re-alignment – main troop only
The main troop will be doing patrol re-alignment immediately following the opening ceremony.
  1. Patrols should be 10-12 scouts 
  2. Patrol should be a mix of ranks and ages 
  3. Patrol should include no more than 4-6 scouts from a previous patrol, school, or friend group 
  4. Patrol Leader must be First Class or higher (works best if this is an older, experienced Scout) 
NOTE: If you cannot be there on Tuesday tell one of your buddies to save you a spot in his patrol

Patrol Leader elections – main troop only
Once we have re-aligned patrols we will hold Patrol Leader elections.
Scouts – if you are interested please read this first:

Guest Speaker – main troop + first year scouts who went to Oljato
We are very fortunate to have a guest speaker for our “Mechanics and Modeling” month!
Gary Ettinger is a Mechanical Engineer at Intuitive Surgical and he will be talking about mechanical engineering, his career, and he will be bringing one of the robot arms from his company for show-n-tell. Should be very cool.

Northern Tier – Scouts who will be age 13 by Dec. 31, 2012
Mr. Ottoes will be holding an informational meeting about Northern Tier.

Due to a conflict with my personal schedule I need to move ILST to 3:00-4:00pm THIS Sunday 9/9. This is mandatory training for all scouts who have a position of responsibility.

Coming Soon
Check out for a list of all 2012-2013 activities, here are just a few:

Brent Browning
Troop 33 Scoutmaster