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This Week at Troop 100

Posted on Feb 24 2020 - 9:22pm

February's Theme: Cooking Merit Badge

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, Splash! At Lively Park, 6100 Thurston Road, Springfield

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Troop Swim at Splash! At Lively Park in Springfield in place of a troop meeting at Wesley Church. (Ash Wednesday is being observed at the church.) Note the session is earlier than a troop meeting, from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (It's fine to arrive at a later time after 6 p.m.) Scouts may bring change for a locker or vending snack, but the $6. or $8. (out of district) admission fee will be a single troop payment for the group and split between the troop and scout activity allowance. Come for fun with your scout friends or to pass 2nd or 1st Class Rank requirements in the lap pool. Scouts working on the Eagle required Cooking Merit Badge should bring their workbooks to the side table for requirement 6 review and notation on their cards (the Trail Cooking on last weekend's Willamette Pass Snow Shoe Trip). Final chance for Scoutmaster Conferences and/or Board of Review before our March 4th Court of Honor!

Saturday-Sunday, February 29-March 1, Crater Lake National Park

Venture Scout Snowshoe Trip to Crater Lake National Park. Meet at the troop garage at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 29th for departure. This trip is buddy cooking under strict Leave No Trace Rules. Federal back country permitting rules limit the size of our group to eight. With seven participants committed, anyone wishing to request the open spot must reserve with Rush Hoag in advance, 541-232-9465. As a Venture Trip, this trip is strictly limited to Scouts who are Star Rank and age 14 or higher or adults.

THE TRAIL AHEAD

March 4, 2020 - Winter Court of Honor
Featuring Friends of Scouting, refreshments following. Come to honor our Scouts receiving awards and advancing in rank. Any donation to the Annual Friends of Scouting Appeal is gratefully appreciated, but please consider that the Oregon Trail Council estimates council costs of approximately $180. per year per Scout. Donations can be pledged and paid monthly or later in the year. Please check with your employer as to whether their policies permit them to match your donation this year. The Scout Hat will also be passed among the Scouts for the Troop 100 Annual Collection for the World Friendship Fund which supports the World Scouting Movement, so Scouts are encouraged to bring some pocket change to support Scouting around the globe!

March 7, 2020, Scout Service Center, 2525 MLK, Jr. Blvd., Eugene
Troop 100 Citizenship Merit Badge Clinic for Troop 100 Scouts; each class limited to eight Scouts. Citizenship in the Nation or Citizenship in the World offered from 8 a.m. - 12:00 noon and Citizenship in the Community or Family Life offered from 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Register at Troop Meetings or email rushhoag@comcast.net. Each Scout may only take a maximum of two merit badges, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Check out merit badge books at troop meetings or review requirements/books online. Prepare the following requirements in advance to better insure a completion on the day of the clinic: Citizenship in the Community: 1,2,3a,4ab,5,6,7, & 8; Citizenship in the Nation: 2,3,6, & 8; Citizenship in the World: 1,2,3,4bc & 7; Family Life: Come fully prepared to pass all requirements.

March 20-22, 2020, Columbia River Gorge Waterfall Hiking Trip
(Off the Old Columbia River Highway between Crown Point and Multnomah Falls) Includes visit to the Western Antique Airplane and Automobile Museum at Hood River.

Troop Summer Camps

June 21-27, 2020
Troop 100 Summer Camp at Mooney Scout Ranch

August 2-8, 2020
Troop 100 at Camp Melakwa

This Week at Troop 100

Posted on Feb 17 2020 - 6:40pm

February's Theme: Cooking Merit Badge

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, Wesley Church

7:00 p.m. Troop Meeting - Instruction on trail Cooking - backpacking stoves, demonstration, and menu idea sheet - for the Willamette Pass Snowshoe this weekend. This trip will be buddy cooking with Scouts planning their own menus and securing their own food. Scouts working on the Cooking Merit Badge can form a buddy of three and complete Cooking MB requirement 6. Scoutmaster Conferences and Boards of Review to prepare for the March 4th Court of Honor.

Saturday-Sunday, February 22-23, 2020 - Willamette Ski Trip.

Meet at Wesley Church at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 22nd for departure to Willamette Pass. This trip will be trail cooking using the buddy system (lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday), which will be instructed at the February 19th troop meeting. Scouts working on the Cooking Merit Badge may do trail cooking on this trip, requirement 6 by cooking for themselves and two others. Consult the workbook or merit badge book.

Berg's Ski Shop, 367 W. 13th Ave., Eugene offers the following reduced rates for Troop 100: $10. per day for Saturday & Sunday ($20. for the two day's use) covering snow shoes and boots (same cost with or without the boots). The Troop 100 agreement on file allows you to go in and be sized for the boots at anytime now with pickup beginning Tuesday, February 18th and return as late as Monday, February 24th if you are unable to return before 5:00 p.m. when the shop closes on Sunday, February 23rd. Contact Ryan at the shop should there be any questions.

THE TRAIL AHEAD

February 26, 2020, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
(Ash Wednesday) Troop Swim at the Splash Pool, 6100 Thurston Road, Springfield. Second and First Class Swim requirements may be done in advance of the March 4th Court of Honor.

March 4, 2020
Winter Court of Honor & Friends of Scouting, refreshments following.

March 7, 2020, Scout Service Center, 2525 MLK, Jr. Blvd., Eugene.
Troop 100 Citizenship Merit Badge Clinic for Troop 100 Scouts; each class limited to eight Scouts. Citizenship in the Nation or Citizenship in the World offered from 8 a.m. - 12:00 noon and Citizenship in the Community or Family Life offered from 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Register at Troop Meetings or email rushhoag@comcast.net.

Each Scout may only take a maximum of two merit badges, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Check out merit badge books at troop meetings or review requirements/books online. Prepare the following requirements in advance to better insure a completion on the day of the clinic: Citizenship in the Community: 1,2,3a,4ab,5,6,7, & 8; Citizenship in the Nation: 2,3,6, & 8; Citizenship in the World: 1,2,3,4bc & 7; Family Life: Come fully prepared to pass all requirements.

Troop Summer Camps

June 21-27, 2020
Troop 100 Summer Camp at Mooney Scout Ranch

August 2-8, 2020
Troop 100 at Camp Melakwa

This Week at Troop 100

Posted on Feb 11 2020 - 11:42am

February's Theme: Cooking Merit Badge

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, Wesley Church

6:30 p.m. Venture Scout Meeting - Be sure to come if you are attending the discussed overnight snowshoe at the rim of Crater Lake and bring parents with you who will attend the trip, so plans can be finalized.

7:00 p.m. Troop Meeting - Instruction on proper clothing and hypothermia to prepare for the Willamette Pass Snow Shoe Trip. Scoutmaster Conferences and Boards of Review to prepare for the March 4th Court of Honor. Signup for the First Class orienteering and GPS requirements at Alton Baker Park on February 15th. Meet at the park picnic shelter this Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

7:15 p.m. Parent Committee Meeting

Saturday, February 15, 2020, 1:00 p.m. Alton Baker Park Picnic Shelter

First Class Requirement 4.a. One Mile Orienteering Course and 4.b. GPS offered. Read and study pertinent parts of pages 326-354 of the Boy Scout Handbook to fully prepare for this event.

THE TRAIL AHEAD

February 22-23, 2020 - Willamette Ski Trip.
Meet at Wesley Church at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 22nd for departure to Willamette Pass. This trip will be trail cooking using the buddy system (lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday), which will be instructed at the February 19th troop meeting. Scouts working on the Cooking Merit Badge may do trail cooking on this trip, requirement 6 by cooking for themselves and two others. Consult the workbook or merit badge book.

Berg's Ski Shop, 367 W. 13th Ave., Eugene offers the following reduced rates for Troop 100: $10. per day for Saturday & Sunday ($20. for the two day's use) covering snow shoes and boots (same cost with or without the boots). The Troop 100 agreement on file allows you to go in and be sized for the boots at anytime now with pickup beginning Tuesday, February 18th and return as late as Monday, February 24th if you are unable to return before 5:00 p.m. when the shop closes on Sunday, February 23rd. Contact Ryan at the shop should there be any questions.

February 26, 2020, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
(Ash Wednesday) Troop Swim at the Splash Pool, 6100 Thurston Road, Springfield. Second and First Class Swim requirements may be done in advance of the March 4th Court of Honor.

March 4, 2020
Winter Court of Honor & Friends of Scouting, refreshments following.

March 7, 2020
Save the date for the Troop 100 Citizenship Merit Badge Clinic - Family Life, Citizenship in the Community, Nation, or World Merit Badges offered on a schedule to be announced.

Troop Summer Camps

June 21-27, 2020
Troop 100 Summer Camp at Mooney Scout Ranch

August 2-8, 2020
Troop 100 at Camp Melakwa

This Week at Troop 100

Posted on Feb 3 2020 - 4:48pm

February's Theme: Cooking Merit Badge

Monday, February 3, 2020, Scout Service Center, 2525 MLK, Jr. Blvd., Eugene

5:30 p.m. Monthly PLC Meeting and pizza dinner

Planning Meeting for upcoming meetings and events. (The meeting is open to members of the PLC and all interested Scouts First Class and above.) Venture Scouts (Star and above, age 14 and over) are encouraged to attend and determine their winter activity from the options discussed last Wednesday evening immediately after the PLC Meeting, so the date can be set.

February 5th, 2020, 6:30 p.m. - 110th Scout Anniversary Week Dutch Oven Dinner and Tent Show

3:30 p.m. Dutch Oven Cooks arrive after school to begin preparation of the dutch oven entrees.

5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Setup crew arrives to prepare the Fellowship Hall for Anniversary Dinner.

6:30 p.m. Your entire family is invited to the 110th Scout Anniversary Week Dutch Oven Dinner and Troop Program! (Please note: the dinner starts a half hour early at 6:30 p.m.) The 110th Anniversary of the founding of the Boy Scouts of America in 1910 is coming and Troop 100 will recognize this milestone Wednesday evening with a Dutch Oven Dinner prepared by the Scouts, followed by a special presentation on the troop's prior year's activities, the 2021 National Jamboreee, and Patrol skits, songs, and poetry. A special guest - Rendezvous Mountain Man Charlie - will spin the yarn of Jedediah Smith's Expedition West. (This is not a pot luck as the troop will provide beverages, dinner rolls, salad, and dessert.) The program begins with opening ceremonies early at 6:30 p.m., followed by the dinner and dessert. The Annual Troop Picture will be taken, so Scouts and uniformed leaders should come in full uniform with neckerchiefs and slides along with Merit Badge sashes.

Thursday, February 6, 2020, Eugene Church of Christ, 2424 Norkenzie, Eugene

Cascade/Greenwood Districts Roundtable. 6:30 p.m. Midway of Scouting and Announcements, 7:00 p.m. General Session, followed by the Scout's Breakout and a cracker barrel.

February 8th, 2020 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cooking Merit Badge Class for Troop 100 Scouts (Eagle required.)

February 9, 2020, 9:30 a.m.

Scout Sunday at Wesley Church. Volunteer Scout Greeters, Ushers, and Lesson Readers arrive by 9:30 a.m. for the 10:00 a.m. Service. The Scout Sunday segment and patch will be presented to those Scouts who attend religious services this Sunday in uniform.

  • Requirements for the BSA recognized Religious Emblems for various faiths can be found online or obtained/ordered at the Scout Service Center Trading Post. Contact information for the BSA recognized awards is also found at pages 281-285 of the Scouts BSA Requirements Book available at any troop meeting or the Scout Service Center.

THE TRAIL AHEAD

February 15, 2020, 1:00 p.m.
Alton Baker Park Picnic Shelter, First Class Requirement 4.a. One Mile Orienteering Course

February 22-23, 2020 - Cascade Snowshoe
Berg's Ski Shop, 367 W. 13th Ave., Eugene offers the following reduced rates for Troop 100: $10. per day for Saturday & Sunday ($20. for the two day's use) covering snow shoes and boots (same cost with or without the boots). The Troop 100 agreement on file allows you to go in and be sized for the boots at anytime now with pickup beginning Tuesday, February 18th and return as late as Monday, February 24th if you are unable to return before 5:00 p.m. when the shop closes on Sunday, February 23rd. Contact Ryan at the shop should there be any questions.

March 7, 2020
Save the date for the expected Oregon Trail Council Merit Badge Fair at Lane Community College

Troop Summer Camps

June 21-27, 2020
Troop 100 Summer Camp at Mooney Scout Ranch

August 2-8, 2020
Troop 100 at Camp Melakwa

This Week at Troop 100

Posted on Jan 28 2020 - 4:27pm

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, Wesley Church

6:30 p.m. Venture Scout Meeting - Decision on Venture Ski Trip or Night Skiing and discussion of summer plans. (All Star Scouts and above who are 14 and older are invited to attend.)

7:00 p.m. Troop Meeting - Signup has begun for our Cascade Snow Shoe Trip, February 22-23, and for summer camp at Mooney Scout Ranch, June 21-27 and Camp Melakwa, August 2-8. Signup for Scout Sunday at Wesley Church on February 9th.

  • Troop Meeting Instruction on snow shoes, sleds, sleeping bags, tents, and ice caves for the Snow Shoe Trip.

    • Berg's Ski Shop, 367 W. 13th Ave., Eugene offers the following reduced rates for Troop 100: $10. per day for Saturday & Sunday ($20. for the two day's use) covering snow shoes and boots (same cost with or without the boots).
    • The Troop 100 agreement on file allows you to go in and be sized for the boots at anytime now with pickup beginning Tuesday, February 18th and return as late as Monday, February 24th
    • If you are unable to return before 5:00 p.m. when the shop closes on Sunday, February 23rd. Contact Ryan at the shop should there be any questions.
  • We will have Patrol Breakout Meetings for the Patrols to finalize their acts for the Tent Show at our 110th BSA Anniversary Dutch Oven Dinner on February 5th and to complete signup for preparing one pot dutch oven meals for the dinner (counts toward Cooking Merit Badge). Patrol Leaders should be prepared.
  • Breakout meeting with counselors for Scouts completing the Snow Sports Merit Badge following the Mt. Bachelor Ski Trip.

THE TRAIL AHEAD

February's Theme: Cooking Merit Badge

February 5th, 2020, 6:30 p.m.
110th Scout Anniversary Week Dutch Oven Dinner and Tent Show

February 8th, 2020 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cooking Merit Badge Class for Troop 100 Scouts (Eagle required.)

February 9, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
Scout Sunday at Wesley Church. Volunteer Scout Greeters, Ushers, and Lesson Readers arrive by 9:30 a.m. for the 10:00 a.m. Service. The Scout Sunday segment and patch will be presented to those Scouts who attend religious services this Sunday in uniform.

  • Requirements for the BSA recognized Religious Emblems for various faiths can be found online or obtained/ordered at the Scout Service Center Trading Post. Contact information for the BSA recognized awards is also found at pages 281-285 of the Scouts BSA Requirements Book available at any troop meeting or the Scout Service Center.

February 15, 2020, 1:00 p.m.
Alton Baker Park Picnic Shelter, First Class Requirement 4.a. One Mile Orienteering Course

February 22-23, 2020
Cascade Snowshoe

March 7, 2020
Save the date for the expected Oregon Trail Council Merit Badge Fair at Lane Community College

Troop Summer Camps

June 21-27, 2020
Troop 100 Summer Camp at Mooney Scout Ranch

August 2-8, 2020
Troop 100 at Camp Melakwa

This Week at Troop 100

Posted on Jan 22 2020 - 4:18pm

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, Wesley Church

6:00 p.m. Pre-meeting Activity - Interested Adult Leaders and Scouts will meet early to work on competing the lashing of the Klondike Sled. Additional work will be done during and after the troop meeting.

7:00 p.m. Troop Meeting - Our theme this month is Snow Boarding and Skiing! This will be the departure meeting for those registered (signup is now closed) for the Mt. Bachelor Ski Trip this weekend. Trip details below. Signup begins tonight for our Willamette Pass Snow Shoe Trip February 22-23 and for summer camp at Mooney Scout Ranch, June 21-27 and Camp Melakwa, August 2-8.

  • We will again have brief Patrol Breakout Meetings to launch the Patrol Point System Competition and for Patrols to begin planning their acts for the Tent Show at our 110th Anniversary Dutch Oven Dinner on February 5th.
  • Troop Meeting instruction continues for the Snow Sports Merit Badge tonight with field requirements to be done on the Ski Trip this weekend. Sean Coffey is our volunteer counselor with other interested adults.
  • Our Annual Ski and Cold Weather Clothing Swap Meet continues this Wednesday on a side table through this Troop Meeting. Some items have already been brought in to swap, sell, or just pass down to help our younger Scouts. Troop Quartermaster Henry Shepard is working the table.
  • Departure from Wesley Church by 6:00 p.m. this Friday, February 24th. Drivers are advised to carry chains. Eat before you go or bring a sack dinner for the trip to Sunriver.

    • As always, the troop will provide the lodging, meals, and a lesson for all Scouts on the ski trip.
    • The cost of the Scout lift tickets are split between the troop and their scout activity allowance, with the troop paying for a lesson for all Scout's at the Scout's skill level.
    • The troop offers a one day lift ticket to adult drivers of Scouts. Payment for any additional adult or sibling lift tickets, lessons or rentals in the troop group at group rates must be made not later than the Wednesday, January 15th Troop Meeting.
    • Lesson releases, Scout Medical Forms with permission to treat, insurance information, and health history (if not current and on file), and helmets are required.
    • Berg's Ski Shop offers the following reduced rates for Troop 100: $15. per day for Saturday & Sunday ($30. for the two day's use) covering either skis, boots, poles, and the troop required helmet or a snowboard, boots, and helmet.
    • You may go anytime now to reserve, be sized, and sign the parental release. Pickup starts as early as Tuesday, January 21th to reduce the end of the week crowd in the store.
    • These are individual rentals for which each Scout and family are responsible and make payment. Returns are due during the open hours at Berg's on Monday, January 27th, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Questions to be answered and adult/sibling payments to be taken at troop meetings. Parent support will be required for this trip.

THE TRAIL AHEAD

February 5th, 2020, 6:30 p.m.
110th Scout Anniversary Week Dutch Oven Dinner and Tent Show

February 8th, 2020 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cooking Merit Badge Class for Troop 100 Scouts

February 22-23, 2020
Willamette Pass Snowshoe

March 7, 2020
Save the date for the expected Oregon Trail Council Merit Badge Fair at Lane Community College

Troop Summer Camps

June 21- 27, 2020
Troop 100 Summer Camp at Mooney Scout Ranch

August 2-8, 2020
Troop 100 at Camp Melakwa

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