Troop 376 Court of Honor and Dessert Potluck

Good Day Troop 376,

We are having a Court of Honor on April 27. This is when we celebrate all of our Scouts' accomplishments from the past 6 months

When: Youth 6:45pm (youth need to be there by no later than 6:45 to get ready for flag ceremony), Ceremony starts at 7pm

Uniform: Full Class A, looking sharp, (pants, socks, merit badge sash, hat, rope, scarf, slide etc)

Austin’s PLC is leading this COH.

Who: Parents, Guardians, and Grandparents. Don't forget your Rank Ribbons.

Plant Identification Signs

Trevor wanted to do a Project for the Chartering Organization of our Troop, Milwaukie Presbyterian Church.

The church owns all the property behind the rear parking lot that goes down toward Kellogg Lake. This area is known as the Outdoor Sanctuary. The church has been working for several years to remove invasive species of plants from all of this property.

Help at MBU

On Saturday Morning at around 7am we could use some help getting MBU set up and running
1. We have to move tables and chairs from the Gym to the rooms
2. Daydra will need assistance with check in
3. We will need help getting signage up
4. We will need help directing individuals to the correct rooms for their class.
5. We will need help with serving lunch at MBU
6. We need a 3 youth to do morning flag for MBU
At the end of the day (starting about 4:30 or 4:45 pm) we will need help with

Raised Flower Beds for Horticultural Therapy

Joshua worked with Tara, the Horticultural Therapist from Willamette View. Tara's idea was to have some Raised Flower Beds for residents with limited mobility to use. Residents that have a garden or flower bed to tend are more active as a result. Tara asked for 19 Raised Bed Planters -- 3 being single Planter Bed frames & 8 being double Planter Bed frames. 5 of them at 'wheelchair height' & the rest at 'standing height' -- to be placed in an unused patio at the facility. Joshua took measurements to use for the 2 varied heights.

Operation Winter Storm

Matt chose to do his project for a school that he used to attend. Through the years, there were improvements made at the school that resulted in water runoff problems during the periods of heavy rain. Much of the water drainage would flow together & end up backing up toward the school. Eventually flowing down the stairs & into the downstairs hallways & classrooms. These areas have suffered damage a couple of different times in the past several years.

2 New Eagle Scouts from Troop 376!!!

Make sure to congratulate Matt Bruhn & Josh Freitas the next time you see them! Each of them passed their Eagle Board with flying colors.

Matt's Eagle Board of Review was held on Thursday evening, April 2nd. Then Josh's Eagle Board was on Friday evening, April 3rd.

Call Down for 3/15/2015

Crew is on Flag
XPs are greeters
Patrol Competition
Trail To First, Merit Badges

Loading Bikes tonight from 6 to 7 Blackburn House

We are loading Bikes tonight from 6 to 7 at the Blackburn Household

6301 SE Aldercrest CT
Milwaukie OR 97267

Patrol Leaders have you heard from TJ or Austin yet?

Reminder if you do not hear from them by now you should be calling them to find out the call down info

Journey to Excellence 2014 - Gold Level

Our Troop earned the Gold level of the JTE Award once again in 2014.

In 2011, the Quality Unit Award was changed to the Journey to Excellence award. The Journey to Excellence is the BSA's performance recognition program designed to encourage and reward success and measure the performance of Units. It is meant to encourage excellence in providing a quality program for the youth in the Unit.

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