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BSA Troop 367 in New Hanover, Pennsylvania meets weekly all year round on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM at New Hanover Lutheran Church, 2941 Lutheran Road, Gilbertsville, PA 19525.

During the summer months we meet at the Church's picnic grove on Swamp Picnic Road between Charlotte Street and Lutheran Road.

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FEMALE LEADERS NEEDED

Posted by mtrexler on Jan 24 2023 - 2:10pm

We are looking to increase our female leadership to assist with board of reviews and cabin camping. Please contact Mary Glenn with interest/questions about how you can help.

Ricketts Glen “Ice” Hike Weekend

Posted by joshdawson on Jan 22 2023 - 3:06pm

This weekend our high adventure crews went cabin camping in Ricketts Glen. While we were planing for an ice hike, the weather turned out to be too good, and there wasn't enough ice. Instead we had a fun teambuilding weekend with a hike for half the day. It was a fun campout, and it was a very nice cabin.

Pinewood Derby Info

Posted by joshdawson on Jan 12 2023 - 9:23am
PINEWOOD DERBY:
The Troop will be assisting with the pack's Pinewood Derby on Saturday February 11th and then have an opportunity to race their own car in a troop race.  The TROOP rules were distributed last night and are attached; These allow for more freedom in building your car than the traditional Pack Pinewood Derby rules.  These rules are ONLY for TROOP race and do not apply to any scouts in the pack.  
 
Derby car kits may be purchased for  $7 at any troop meeting.  Scouts and leaders are encouraged to participate.  
 
Troop scouts who want to participate in the troop pinewood derby are asked to sign up for a time slot on Saturday to help run concessions, help manage the paddock, be a race starter or a floater. There's also slots to help Friday night with set-up.  Utilize this sign-up link:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F4DAFA628A6FB6-troop3
 
All troop scouts participating in the race shall arrive with their car at 12:30.  They will then have an opportunity to purchase lunch from the concession stand and get their car checked in prior to the race start.  At the conclusion of the troop race, the Troop scouts will help clean up the track / room  etc..  It is anticipated that clean up will be done around 3 pm when scouts may be picked up.  For any troop parents wishing to see the Troop race, we'd expect to start racing sometime between 1-1:30.
 
If a troop scout needs help carving out their car, Mr. Cless, troop leader, is holding three opportunities to carve them at his workshop - Saturdays 1/21, 1/28 and 2/4.  Utilize this sign-up link.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0c49aea723a6fe3-pinewood5#/
 
NO ADULT ASSISTANCE IS PERMITTED WITH SCOUT CARS - SCOUTS MUST BUILD THESE ON THEIR OWN,
 
If you have any questions, please let us know.
 
 

Jennifer Van Dyke 

Troop Summer Camp

Posted by mtrexler on Jan 6 2023 - 7:52am
The Troop is going to Summer Camp at Camp Ockanickon in Pipersville, PA from July 16-July 22, 2023.
 
Attached is full information about camp fees, required medical forms, camp's refund policy.  Hard copies will be distributed at Tuesday's meeting.
 
Forms/Deposit: Scouts going to camp must submit the attached registration form, permission slip, $50 deposit and a copy of their health insurance card (front & back) by Tuesday January 31, 2023.  If your scout is not going to camp, please let me know via email/in person as well for tracking purposes.  Adults going to camp must submit the registration form / insurance card by January 31, 2023 but no deposit is required at this time.
 
Camp Costs (includes required deposit):
 Early Bird - full payment by February 21, 2023 - $520
 Regular - full payment by April 18, 2023 - $550
 Late - payment received after April 18, 2023 is subject to an additional $25 above the regular payment fee.
 
*Adults attending camp, max fee is $225, will be adjusted based upon camp discounts for number of scouts/leaders attending.  Fee to be determined in April and payments due by end of April.
 
Payments can be made through cash / check (to NHELC Troop 367) or Scout Account balances from fundraising. This costs includes the camp cost and a $25 troop incidentials fee to cover transportation to camp

2nd Hoagie Fundraiser of the Scouting year

Posted by mtrexler on Jan 4 2023 - 9:40pm

What kind of Hoagies do we sell and what do they cost?
Italian (ham, salami, bologna & provolone cheese) or Turkey (turkey & provolone cheese) hoagies are available at $7.00 per hoagie. All hoagies include lettuce and tomatoes. Hoagies can come with or without onions. Due to the volume of hoagies and the assembly process, we CANNOT take any special requests. Pepper spread is available on the side at NO additional cost.

What are the important dates and times?

Orders due(online submission only at 367hoagies.com)Wednesday, January 25, 2023


Assembly: Saturday, February 4th.  Please be at the Church at 8:00am to help assemble the hoagies. Depending on the total number of hoagies and other factors, delivery time will be around 11 AM.

Upcoming Events

Posted by mtrexler on Jan 4 2023 - 9:36pm
Key Reminders:
Patrols should make arrangements with Mr. Schell to take their klondike sled home & start working on it to get it ready for January.
 
EVENT SIGN-UPs:
 
Klondike Derby Friday 1/13 to Sunday 1/15/22 at Musser Scout Reservation - See attached permission slip - $30 cash and permission slip due by Tuesday 12/13/22.  Early sign-ups are required since we need to pay Council for the event before holidays.
 
NYE Lock-in 12/31/22-1/1/23 at NHELC - Spend NYE with the Troop from 8 pm on NYE to 8 am on New Year's day.  Pizza & breakfast will be served.  Permission slip (attached) / $10 cash due Tuesday 12/13.  If bringing a video game system to share, (all games should be multiplayer & scouting appropriate), please fill out this form: NYE Gaming Form
 
Northern Tier Ice Hike - NT participants - see separate email sent. For additional info on the type of gear needed - visit   https://www.valleytosummit.com/faq
 
Philmont 2024 Registration - We have been awarded one Philmont crew slot for summer 2024 and will need to make our initial deposit in January to retain our reservation.  Philmont Trek participants must be 14 years of age OR be at least 13 years of age and completed the 8th grade prior to participation.  Dates for the 2024 trek are June 22 – July 6, 2024.  Total trip cost, including airfare, lodging, travel expenses, and Philmont fees is estimated to be in the range of $3500 per participant. Crew size is a maximum of 12, composed of 3 – 4 adult leaders and 8-9 Scouts.  Crew size is strictly limited to these totals.  Crew participants will be selected on a first-come, first served basis based upon return of this form and initial deposit, so please return the attached form with your deposit of $35 to Mr. Repa as soon as possible if you would like to take part in this adventure of a lifetime!

FUNDRAISING:
Wawa Hoagie Coupons - we have some extras if anyone needed more sell for $5/each, scouts earn $2/coupon.
 
SERVICE PROJECTS:
 
HOLIDAY MEALS: Boyertown Multi-Service is collecting certain food items for holiday meal bags including Hams.  Please see items needed here -- we will accept grocery store free ham coupons as we did for the turkeys.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F4DAFA628A6FB6-donate2
 
 
HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS:
Here's some great gift ideas for scouts put together by Troop leaders: https://docs.google.com/document/u/0/d/1C47h9NMrNzUhVvoJX2XQ6lx70Gx7bmZ8AVWH9cTc6y4/mobilebasic
 
A separate email was sent to Northern Tier participants for needed gear that may make good gifts.
 
OTHER ANNOUCEMENTS:
 
 
Meeting Circle Up - All parents are asked to come in the church at 8 pm for circle up to hear important announcements, upcoming events
 
Parent Questions -  Please come in the church  to ask questions about procedures, advancement, merit badges, rank requirements, volunteer opportunities, etc.  
 
Troop Committee & Merit Badge Counselors - Parents these are great opportunities to get involved in the troop and do not involve having to be there every Tuesday.  Please contact Seth Berger for more information.
 
Female leaders needed - we are looking to increase our female leadership to assist with board of reviews and cabin camping. Please contact Mary Glenn with interest/questions about how you can help.

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