Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Day 2012

It’s Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. How did Memorial Day come about?  In researching this national holiday, I found an interesting source at http://www.usmemorialday.org.  According to … Continue reading

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Reminder: No Meeting Tonight!

Reminder to troop families — there will be no scout meeting tonight. We will meet next week (June 4) to prepare duty rosters for summer camp (who gets to serve as waiters, who gets to clean the latrine, who will … Continue reading

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ABS Newsletter and Troop 113

During a recent troop meeting I had mentioned that I was asked to create a newsletter article for the “Association of Baptists for Scouting” or ABS for short. The ABS organization promotes scouting to churches as a valuable youth ministry … Continue reading

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Patrol Meetings and PLC Meeting Tonight!

In keeping with our normal planning cycle, tonight’s meeting will include Patrol Meetings and be followed by our Patrol Leadership Council meeting.  Patrols should be working on skill advancements, merit badge studies and planning for summer camp.  Patrols could also … Continue reading

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Troop Meeting Recap (4/30/2012)

Last night, we had several scouts present speeches for both Communications and Citizenship in the Community Merit Badges.  It was a good experience for these young men to practice getting up in front of a group of peers to make a presentation.  … Continue reading

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