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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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Reminders

Posted by mtrexler on May 18 2022 - 7:00pm

Please ensure you bring your Scoutbook to every meeting - Joe Super along with other adult leaders will be checking your books and updating the 'Scoutbook' app so your electronic records are up to date as well.

May 20 - 22 Camping at Old Pool Farm and Bike ride.

June 24 - 26 Camping at Artillery Ridge Campground - Gettysburg; Note we will leave the church Friday MORNING (~8-9 am) and return Sunday MID-AFTERNOON.  Adults planning to attend the trip should plan to take Friday 6/24 off of work.  Stay tuned for details and sign up coming soon!

Why volunteer?.... not just for service time rank advancement

Posted by mtrexler on May 18 2022 - 6:59pm

People choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons. For some it offers the chance to give something back to the community or make a difference to the people around them. For others it provides an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge.

Watch this video of NHELC Scout Sunday to learn how the scouting experience has impacted both Scouts and Adult volunteers:  https://youtu.be/IhWH2Lqv4dk

Upcoming opportunities:

June 20-24, Church Camp Counselor (details in the Comments section below).

Click the "read more" and the "comments" link to see specific ways you can help.

Fire building competition

Posted by joshdawson on May 11 2022 - 7:06pm

Last meeting, shadow patrol held a fire building competition, in which we had to collect all of our materials, and burn a string about a foot off the ground. Speedwagon finished first but came in last place. Bandit got disqualified, Kraken was in second place, and shadow and nighthawk tied for first. Thanks for coming out! Make sure to go to the church with your bikes next meeting.

Fundraisers: Wawa Shorti Coupons and Rita's Discount Cards

Posted by jvandyke on Apr 3 2022 - 10:55pm

Kicking off our annual Wawa Shorti Coupon sale and a new fundraiser - Rita's Discount Cards (10% off)

Wawa Shorti Coupons - Sell for $5/each, Scouts earn $2/coupon in their Scout Accounts.  Orders due Wednesday 4/20 - hope to have coupons in hand by May 1st; Payment due Monday May 9th Pack/10th Troop.  Place order here: https://forms.gle/Th2n4LP3hsdtrfVr8

Rita's Fundraising Cards - get you 10% off each time.  Sell cards for $5/each, Scouts earn $4/card in their Scout Accounts.  Orders due Monday 4/25 - will email as soon as we have cards in hand for pick up.  Payment due Monday 4/25 Pack & Tuesday 4/26 for Troop.  Place order here: https://forms.gle/W6Vi7L5qkTk8XpVi9

See Attached Flyer for Full Details.

Summer Camp 2022

Posted by mtrexler on Feb 28 2022 - 2:09pm
 Please review this information with your Scout.

Where:  Camp Bashore, Jonestown, Pennsylvania

Merit Badge Competition

Posted by mtrexler on Feb 16 2022 - 1:52pm

Merit Badge Competition

We take the 137 current MB’s and invert them so that the least earned has the highest point value.  For example, the listing for 2019 has “First Aid” as the most earned, so that would be worth 1 point, but  “Bugling” was the least earned and is worth 137 points

So what do I need to do?

You need to start and finish your MB’s in the calendar year of 2022.  Previously started MB’s will not be counted even if completed in 2022.  Must start and complete in 2022.

How do I start a MB?

Starting a merit badge is easy! Just follow these steps; Pick a Subject. Talk to your unit leader about your interests. Read the requirements of the merit badges you think might interest you and pick one to earn. Your leader will give you the name of a person from a list of counselors.Talk to that counselor and make sure they are available to work on this with you.  Then go to Mr. Polen and ask for a Blue Card  Troop 367 has a huge leader contingent that should cover quite a lot of MB’s.

An option is to complete MB online. The Edmond History merit badge programs have proven to be extremely beneficial to a few of our scouts. Visit the website and follow the steps outlined there:

https://www.edmondhistory.org/for-children/merit-badge-programs-for-scouts-bsa/

 

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