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T33 Weekly Blast: Aug 14

posted Aug 15, 2017, 3:20 PM by Sundeep Gupta



Aug 15: Start of new school year. Troop meeting.

Aug 20: Eagle CoH.

Aug 22: Deadline to request BoR on 29th.

Sept 2: Yosemite camping and hiking.



Scoutmaster Corner

Chris Webb christopherawebb@comcast




I want to welcome al the Scouts and parents to the Troop 33 2017-18 year.  School is back in session (or almost!), summer activities are now memories, and we have much to offer for the Scouts this coming year.  I hope you all had a great summer, with travel, family reunions and/or visits, Scouting activities, and just enjoyment of the summer.


We all will be meeting Tuesday evening for a recap of the summer’s Scouting activities, as well as what we had done last year, plus a preview of the multitude of exiting adventures for the months ahead.


Please take the time to refer to the Troop 33 web site Calendar and Activities links to see what activities and events are scheduled.


We will be starting the new leadership term in September, so next week will be the Senior Patrol Leader election.  If you are interested in the SPL position, or any other leadership positions staring in September, the sign-up sheet will be available at Tuesday’s meeting.


We will need four (4) First Year Program Scouts to assist in this Sunday afternoon Eagle Court of Honor.  You will get service hour’s credit as well as Troop activity credit for this event if you have not done it before (a one-time deal).  Please let William Stanley know at Tuesday’s evening if you can attend.


Los Altos History Museum Train Days is September 16 – 17, and they are looking for Scouot support again this year.  You can earn service hour’s credit for this event.  There are six displays and workd shifts are for three hours, 10-1, 1-4, or both on Saturday and Sunday.  There are a limited number of slots and they cannot accommodate “drop-ins,” so you need to sign-up to participate.  Please contact Mr. Doug Dull directly at dbdull@comcast.net.  


PLC meets Tuesday evening at 6 pm in Room 9 for September planning.


I hope to see you all at our opening meeting!



Eagle CoH Aug 20

Kimberly Dickerson kvdickerson@gmail.com


Please join us for a very special Eagle Court of Honor to recognize 4 of Troop 33's newest Eagle Scouts: Arjun Dhalla, Jared Khan, Andrew Marcopulos and Devan Nerag at 3:00 on Sunday, August 20th in the Sanctuary at the LAUMC.


Board of Review dates


Scouts wanting a Board of Review should send Mrs. Stanley at marilynb@stanford.edu a note before the deadline.  Scouts are encouraged to request their own review.


Parent volunteers are also needed!


August 29 with deadline to request August 22

September 12 with deadline to request August 30

Court of Honor is September 26


October 24 with deadline to request October 11


November (None)


December 12 with deadline to request November 29

January 16 with deadline to request January 3

Court of Honor is January 30


February 27 with deadline to request February 14

March 13 with deadline to request February 28

Court of Honor is March 27


April 17 with deadline to request April 4

May 22 with deadline to request May 9

Court of Honor is June 5



New 65th Anniversary T33 T-Shirts, Neckerchiefs, and Troop Numeral Patches

Karen Townsend kcf4@cornell.edu



For those scouts and parents that we missed at the June year-end picnic, you may pick up your order at the first T33 meeting on Aug 15th.  If you ordered extra items, please bring your checkbooks to cover any outstanding balance. Thank you!












For questions on an activity or event, contact the activity owner listed. As an activity owner to have your items included in the T33 Weekly blast, please submit them to Sundeep Gupta sundeep.gupta@gmail.com by 5 pm Sunday for the following week’s edition.


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