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Happy New Year, Troop 282!

Reminder that we DO NOT meet on 1/3/17. If you would like to come and welcome our newest crossover Scout to the troop, his crossover is on 1/3/17 at the Fairfield elementary school, old gym on Royal. It will begin at 6 pm and should be done by 6:45.

Our NEXT MEETING will be on 1/10/17. It will be at our new location! Eugene Christian School, 2895 Chad Dr., Eugene, OR 97408 (just down the street from Costco). Final plans for the outing will be put into place. Bring a recipe for your favorite dutch oven entree and dessert. Easy to find lots of resources on the internet.

The January PLC will be on 1/10/17 at Eugene Christian School at 6:00 pm. The January outing will be a focus as well as the rest of the meeting information for the month of January and early February.

The first OUTINGof 2017 camping season is the Friday 1/13/17 to 1/15/17. Since we will only have one week of sign up, I am asking that you let Mr. Braham know ahead of time via email. Scouts and Scouters alike please let Mr. Braham know if your are attending, Scouters if you could drive on the outing (please include how many you can haul, and the vehicle you will be driving). Send your intentions to: brahamjames

  • departure from ECS at 6 pm, meet at 5:30
  • return to ECS at noon on Sunday
  • dutch oven cooking, is the food focus (several scouts are working on trail to first class requirement, make sure Austin knows you need to cook: stealhead4@gmail.com)
  • activities for on the outing will be planned at the PLC on 1/10/17.

New Year’s Resolution. Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? I hope some of you resolved to bring up your grades in school and be more helpful around your house. I’m sure your parents would be delighted with those resolutions. In Scouting, we make a resolution almost every time we meet. Each time we repeat the Scout Oath or Law we’re resolving to do our best to do our duty and to make ourselves the best we can be. I’m inclined to think that resolving to follow the Oath and Law are the most important resolutions you can make-now and in the time to come. So think, as we start the New Year, we ought to repeat the Oath and Law and think about what we’re saying.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Scoutmaster Altmiller