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T33 Weekly Blast: Oct 21st

posted Oct 21, 2013, 10:15 AM by Sundeep Gupta

Oct 21 New Scout Registration open

Oct 25 - 27 OA Fall Ordeal

Nov 1 - 3 Tamarancho Mountain Biking & Camping

Nov 5 - 19 Merit Badge Rally

Nov 16 Early bird discount for BSA registration renewal with the Troop

Nov 23 Planet Granite outing. Signup coming soon. Contact Katie Jones

Dec 17 Board of Review

Scoutmaster Update

Brent Browning

Everyone has returned from another successful Mountain Man Rendezvous.  I look forward to hearing the stories!  Thank you to Mr. MacLeod and Mrs. Hartford for leading and coordinating this activity.

Webelos Open House

This week we will be hosting prospective Webelos II Scouts and their parents at our annual Webelos Open House.  If you know someone who who is interested in joining Troop 33 and will meet the Boy Scout Joining Requirements by 3/4/2014 please invite them to visit THIS Tuesday!

This Week

First Years - Scouts will continue to work on knots & lashings.

Main Troop - Scouts will rotate through space-themed stations (air-rockets, Mars rover, & more!)

Merit Badge Rally

Remember to sign up for the Merit Badge Rally in November.  First Year scouts need to sign up too as there will be no first year program on Tuesdays 11/5, 11/12, or 11/19.

Tamarancho Bike Check

All Tamarancho Scouts -- remember to bring your bikes to the Troop meetings on the 22nd or the 29th for a mandatory bike check. Please check the website for the exact time.

Registration renewal for 2014

Renew your registration with Troop 33 for 2014. Fill out the two separate online forms, one for Scouts and one for Adults. Take advantage of the early bird discount by  Nov 16th.

Congratulations to these Scouts on passing their BoR

Tenderfoot: Daruis Kafayi

Star: Cameron Jones, Jack Monaco, Matthew Schueren and Alex Barnes

The next BoR is Dec 17th. Please check your individual reports sent by Mr. Browning and if eligible for a BoR contact Mrs. Jeffries by Dec 10th.

Looking for an Eagle Project?

The Guadalupe River Park and Gardens is looking for someone to manage construction of a boardwalk path.  The challenge is that this project is in San Jose, not so close in terms of lining up workers.  But the good news is that they have funding for all of the materials.  

If interested, contact Mr. Bernstein

New Scout Registration OPEN 10/21!

If you know someone who is interested in joining Troop 33 please let them know that registration for our 2013-14 first year program officially opens Monday 10/21.  We only have 24 slots and have traditionally filled up quickly, click here for info:

Reminder: Training requirements for parents

Donna Marcopulos

All parents who are committee members or who serve on BOR, please complete online Troop Committee Challenge. All parents who participate in any troop activity, please complete your youth protection training. Click here for details.

Reminder: OA Fall Ordeal Oct 25 - 27

Ryan Biesty

Cost is $40 for candidates, $15 for members. Sign up here.

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 by 5 pm Sunday for the following week’s edition.