Category Archives: Troop News

Mobile Text Alert Service

We have a new service that allows you to sign up for Mobile Text Alerts (or email if you prefer).   We will use this to remind you of important deadlines, trip pickup times, as well as any last minute … Continue reading

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New Campout Policy

Beginning with the May 16th camp out (Hanging Rock State Park) our troop will require scouts that are attending to turn in a signed Trip Permission Form and also turn in a $10 deposit (cash please), two weeks in advance. We have … Continue reading

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Camp Card Sales

Camp Card sales will commence on 3/15. Michelle Stephens is our Camp Card coordinator and will issue cards and explain the sales program to participating older Scouts on 3/6 and our new Scouts on 3/13.  Sale ends in early May. … Continue reading

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Merit Badge Opportunities

Pre-registration (usually 7-14 days ahead) is required for all events.  Before the event, most Merit Badges require reading the book and doing some requirements.  Troop 614 leadership may not be available for transportation, etc. with all events.  Scouts may travel … Continue reading

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Meeting Times

Scouts need to attend troop meetings from start to finish (7:00-8:30). We ask that scouts try to be on time and stay until closing. The problem we are having is scouts showing up late and leaving early, which is resulting … Continue reading

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Advancement – Active Participation

Advancement to Star, Life, and Eagle requires active participation and leadership in the troop.  For Troop 614, active participation means that a Scout must attend at least 2/3 of troop meetings and 1/2 of troop activities during the advancement period. … Continue reading

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