2015 Calendar

Outing Plans 2015 –

  • Jan – Snowbowl and Cabin in Missoula / Winter Camporee
  • Feb – Ice Fishing at Hyalite Reservoir
  • Mar – Skills / Pioneering Survival Outing – Pickard’s Ranch/Farm
  • Apr – Gold Panning
  • May – Spring Camporee / OA Call Out
  • Jun – 50 Miler Canoe Trek – Missouri Breaks
  • Jul – Melita Island Summer Camp
  • Aug – Whitewater Packrafting/Kyaking Trip – Yellowstone
  • Sep – Fall Camporee
  • Oct – Pine Creek KOA to Chico / Camp at Snowbank CG
  • Nov – Annual Planning – Cold Creek Cabin
  • Dec – Christmas Tree Sales

2015 Detailed

January

  • 5 – PLC Meeting
  • 12 – Troop Meeting
  • 16-18 – Ski Outing at Snowbowl
  • 19 – Parent Meeting
  • 26 – Patrol Outing
  • 30-31 – Winter Camporee

February

  • 1 – Winter Camporee
  • 2 – PLC Meeting
  • 7 – Scouting for Food
  • 8 – Scout Sunday
  • 9 – Patrol Meeting
  • 16 – Troop Meeting
  • 20-22 – Hyalite Ice Fishing
  • 23 – PLC Meeting
  • 28 – Ice Climbing at Lion’s Ridge Tower

March

  • 2 – Troop Open House
  • 9 – Patrol Outing
  • 16 – Troop Meeting
  • 20-22 – Pioneering and Skills Outing
  • 23 – Parent Meeting
  • 30 – PLC Meeting

April

  • 6 – Spring Court of Honor
  • 10-12 – Gold Panning
  • 13- Patrol Outing
  • 20 – Troop Meeting
  • 27 – PLC Meeting

May

  • 4 – NO TROOP MEETING
  • 11 – Patrol Meeting
  • 18 – Troop Meeting
  • 23-24 – Spring Camporee
  • 25 – Parent Meeting

June

  • 1 – PLC Meeting
  • 5-7 – Melita Island OA Ordeal
  • 8 – Patrol Outing
  • 12-14 – K-M Ordeal
  • 15 – Troop Meeting
  • 18-21 – 50 Mile Canoe Trek at the Missouri Breaks
  • 22 – Parent Meeting
  • 29 – Troop Meeting

July

  • 5-11 – Summer Camp, Melita Island, Flathead Lake, Montana
  • 13 – NO TROOP MEETING
  • 20 – Troop Meeting
  • 27 – Patrol Meeting

August

  • 3 – PLC Meeting
  • 10 – Patrol Outing
  • 17 – Troop Meeting
  • 21-23 – Whitewater Packrafting Trip on the Yellowstone River
  • 24 – Parent Meeting
  • 31 – Troop Meeting

September

  • 7 – PLC Meeting
  • 11 – Flag Retirement Ceremony
  • 14 – Troop Meeting
  • 18-20 – Fall Camporee
  • 21 – Parent Meeting
  • 28 – Patrol Outing

October

  • 5 – PLC  Meeting
  • 9-11 – Bike Trek from Pine Creek KOA to Chico Hot Springs / Snowbank Campground
  • 12 – Fall Court of Honor
  • 19 – Patrol Meeting
  • 26 – Troop Meeting/Brainstorming for annual planning

November

  • 2 – Patrol Outing
  • 6-8 – Annual Planning at Cold Creek Cabin

December

  • Christmas Tree Lot Sales – Fri-Sun each weekend until the Sunday before Christmas

2014 Calendar

Outing Plans 2014

  • Jan 17-19 – Winter Camporee – Battle Ridge
  • Feb 7-9 – Showdown Skiing
  • Feb/Mar – Ice Fishing, Snow Skills, Hyalite
  • Mar – Hyalite Winter/Spring Skills (cancelled)
  • Apr – Fishing Madison or Gallatin River
  • May – Gold Panning – Pony, MT
  • Jun 19-22 – Montana Council Camporee
  • Jul 6-12 – Camp Grizzly (Potlatch, ID)
  • July or Aug – High Adventure Raft Trip + Younger Scout Raft Trip (two separate crews)
  • Sep – Fall Camporee (if Spring Camporee is cancelled) or Emerald Lake Hike
  • Oct – Fall Court of Honor
  • Nov – Annual Planning Outing

2014 Detailed

February

  • 1 – Scouting for Food (Service Project)
  • 3 – Troop Meeting – Cub Scout Pack 676 visit
  • 1-8 – Scout Week (Scout Window @ The Artshoppe at 23 S. Willson)
  • 10 – NO SCOUT MEETING
  • 17 – Troop Meeting, 6:30PM @ the Troop Room – Cub Scout Pack 670 visit – Full Class A dress!!
  • 24 – OA Elections, Troop Room, 6:30PM – Full Class A dress!! – OA members please wear your OA sashes.

March

  • 1 – District Merit Badge Fair (Livingston) – cancelled due to weather
  • 1 – Museum of the Rockies Scout Day
  • 10 – No Troop Meeting – Spring Break
  • 17 – PLC Planning Session & Parent Meeting
  • 24 – Troop Meeting – PLC Elections
  • 29 – Garagarama – Gallatin County Fairgrounds (POC is Deona Fink)
  • 29 – Merit Badge University at Carroll College in Helena (Troops are invited to stay Friday 3/28.  POC is Mr. Wynn)
  • 29-30 – OA Spring Training in Helena (POC is Mr. Wynn)
  • 31 – Troop Meeting

April

  • 7 – Troop Meeting
  • 14 – Patrol Meetings
  • 21 – Spring Court of Honor (POC is Mr. Sehy.  Finish out your blue cards and get them to Mr. Sehy or Mr. Wynn by 4/10/14).
  • 28 – No Troop Meeting

May

  • 5 – Troop Meeting / Firehouse #1 field trip
  • 12 – PLC Meeting
  • 17 – Spring Camporee – OA Callout
  • 19 – Troop Meeting – Gold Panning Prep
  • 24-45 – Gold Panning – Pony, MT
  • 26 – No Troop Meeting

June

  • 6-8 – OA Ordeal Weekend #1
  • 13-15 – OA Ordeal Weekend #2
  • 19-22 – Montana Council State Camporee – Townsend, MT Fairgrounds (activities, music, merit badges and fireworks)
  • 19-22 – NYLT Staff Week
  • 22-28 – NYLT

July

  • 6-12 – Summer Camp – Camp Grizzly in Harvard, Idaho on the Palouse River (POC is Mr. Wynn.  Get your response to him by 3/10/14.  Discounts if registration completed by 3/31/14.).
  • 28 – Whitewater Float Trip, Yellowstone River – Eagle Scout Jourdon Gudatis, River Guide, leading event.

August

  • 2 – Wind Drinkers Stampede (Service Project – August 2nd 6:30AM.  This will last 1-2 hours.  Meet on Highland Blvd at top of hill by bench where trail from Pete’s Hill/Burke Park meets the paved Highland Trail bike path.  Uniform is Class A’s.  Luke McLean is the POC)

September

  • 8 – Troop Elections
  • 15 – Flag Retirement Ceremony Practice
  • 19-21 – Fall Camporee
  • 22 – Flag Retirement Ceremony – Adults you will want to plan to join us for this.
  • 26-28 – OA Fall Fellowship for OA Scouts at K-M
  • 27 – Popcorn Sales Begin
  • 29 – PLC Meeting – Maxie Cabin Service Project
  • 29 – BLUE CARDS AND RANK ADVANCEMENT DEADLINE FOR COH

October

  • 6 – Annual Planning – Brainstorming
  • 19 – Popcorn Sales End
  • 21 – Popcorn Orders Due
  • 27 – Fall Court of Honor – 6:30 PM – Bozeman United Methodist Church

November

  • 6-7 – Popcorn Delivery
  • 7-9 – Fall Planning Outing – Cold Creek Cabin – Ennis, MT
  • 10 – Parent Meeting – 6:30 PM – Bozeman United Methodist Church
  • 17 – Patrol Outings
  • 19-21 – Christmas trees arrive on one of these days.  TBD.  Will need lots of help to unload
  • 22 – Organize Christmas trees in preparation for sale start on 11/28
  • 24 – Tree Lot Setup / Training – Meet at Tree Lot 6:30PM
  • 25 – Popcorn Payments Due
  • 28 – Christmas tree sales begin – Tree lot next to Johnny Carinos

December

  • Throughout December Tree sales on Fri, Sat and Sun through 12/21/14
  • 1 – PLC Meeting
  • 8 – Christmas Caroling
  • 14 – Karl Spoerl’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor, 6PM – Congregational Church
  • 15 – Webelos Ornament Decorating
  • 22 – Troop 676 Christmas Party – BUMC Church Basement
  • 29 – NO TROOP MEETING

 

March 2013

March 4 – 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM – Troop Meeting – United Methodist Church

March 9 – 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM – Merit Badge Fair – St. Mary’s School (Livingston, MT)

March 11 – Troop Meeting Cancelled

March 16 – Garage-O-Rama Fundraiser (tentative date)

March 18 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM – Troop Meeting – Plan delivered for Big Creek Outing – United Methodist Church

March 22-24 – OUTING: SCOUT SKILLS (Location TBD)

March 25 – 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM – PLC Meeting – Old and New PLC Members – United Methodist Church

February 2013

February 4 – 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM – Troop Meeting – Spire Climbing Center – practice & prep for ice climbing outing; this activity is strongly suggested if you are going on the ice climbing trip! Feel free to stay until closing time with your parent’s supervision!

February 9-16 – Scout Week (Locations and Times TBD):

  • February 9 – 9AM to Noon – BOZEMAN SAFEWAY – Scouting for food
  • February 10 – Scout Window Setup
  • February 10 – Scout Sunday
  • February 16 – Scout Window Cleanup

February 11 – 4:45 PM to 8:00 PM – Troop Meeting – Lion’s Ridge Ice Climbing Tower! Meet @ Church at 4:45 PM!

February 16-17 OUTING: ICE CLIMBING (Hyalite) – Grizzlies will meet at PIERRY @ 7:00 AM, climb Saturday, and camp in the Hyalite Area Saturday night; Rest of troop will meet at BOZEMAN ALBERTSON’S 9:00 AM Sunday morning and meet the Grizzlies up at Hyalite for a day of climbing on Sunday. Back in Bozeman by 5:30 PM.

February 18 – 7:00 to 8:30 PM – Adult committee meeting – No Scout Meeting

February 25 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM – Troop Meeting – OA Nominations

January 2013

January 7 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM – Troop Meeting @ Church – Ski Trip Outing Planning
January 11-13 OUTING: SKI TRIP (Discovery Basin)
January 14 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM – PLC Meeting + Adult committee meeting
January 21 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM – Troop Meeting
January 28 – Patrol Meetings:

  • 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM – Grizzlies – Spire Climbing Center – Belay Training / Certification (14+ year olds) and climbing practice (all Grizzlies);
  • Ticks: TBD
  • Wolverines: TBD

2013 Calendar

Troop 676 Vision Statement

Troop 676 will be:

  1. Highly trained in Scout skills.
  2. Ready to serve our community.
  3. Enthusiastic about facing challenges.
  4. Committed to a strong work ethic.
  5. Dedicated to making fun memories and strong friendships.

2013 Troop 676 Calendar (Scroll Down for Other District / Council Activities)

January
– 7 Troop Meeting
– 11-13 OUTING: SKI TRIP (Discovery Basin)
– 14 PLC Meeting + Adult committee meeting
– 21 Troop Meeting
– 28 Patrol Meetings

February
– 4 Troop Meeting – Climbing prep at Spire
– 9 Scouting for food
– 9-16 Scout Week
– 10 Scout Sunday
– 11 Troop Meeting – Climbing prep #2 at Lion’s Ridge
– 15-17 OUTING: ICE CLIMBING (Hyalite)
– 18 No scout meeting – Adult committee meeting
– 25 Troop Meeting – OA Nominations

March
– 4 PLC Meeting
– 11 Troop Meeting – PLC Elections
– 16 Garage-O-Rama Fundraiser (tentative date)
– 18 Troop Meeting – Outing Planning
– 22-24 OUTING: SCOUT SKILLS (Location TBD)
– 25 PLC Meeting – Old and New PLC Members

April
– 1 Patrol Meetings
– 8 Troop Meeting – Plan Delivered for Spring Outing
– 12-14 OUTING: GOLD PANNING (Location TBD)
– 15 Knights of Columbus Dinner / Fundraiser
– 15 PLC Meeting/Leadership Training/Adult Committee Meeting
– 22 Court of Honor
– 29 Troop Meeting – Plan delivered for Canoe/Kayak Outing

May
– 3-5 OUTING: CANOE/KAYAK (Location TBD)
– 6 PLC Meeting/Leadership Training
– 13 Troop Meeting – Camporee Planning as needed
– 16-19 OUTING: SPRING CAMPOREE (Location TBD)
– 20 No Meeting/Adult Committee Meeting
– 27 Troop Meeting

June
-10 Troop Meeting
-17 Troop Meeting
– 23-29 National Youth Leadership Training Camp
-24 Patrol Meetings
– 30-July 6: Camp Parsons Silver Marmot High Adventure Trek

July
– 1 PLC Planning Meeting
– 6: Troop 676 40th Birthday Celebration (Beall Park Pavilion)
– 8 Troop Meeting
– 14-20: Camp Morrison (Troop 676 Summer Camp)
– 15-22: MOHAB/Bob Marshall Wilderness Packrafting Trek (High Adventure)
-22 No Meeting
-29 Troop Meeting

August
– 5 Troop Meeting
– 12 Patrol Outings
– 16-17 River Trip
– 19 No Troop Meeting – Parent/Committee Meeting
– 26 Troop Meeting

September
– 2 No Meeting – Labor Day
– 9 Patrol Meetings
– 16 Troop Meeting – Mandatory Popcorn Training
– 20-22 Fall Camporee
– 23 No Troop Meeting – Parent/Committee Meeting
– 29-October 20 – popcorn sales

October
– 7 Troop Meeting
– 11 Flag Ceremony, Grantree, 6pm
– 14 Fall Court of Honor
– 18-20 Mountain man Rendezvous
– 21 No Meeting
– 28 Patrol Outing

November
– 4 TBD
– 11 TBD
– 15-17 Annual Planning
– 18 Parent/Committee Meeting – 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM(ish)
– 24 Xmas Tree Lot Setup – 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
– 25 Popcorn Monies Due to Deona
– 25 Xmas Trees Arrive – 3PM
– 25 Troop Xmas Tree Sales Training – 6:30 PM @ Tree Lot
– 29-30 + Dec 1 – Opening Weekend of Tree Sales

December

  • 2 Troop Meeting – 6:30 PM
  • 6-8 – Tree Lot Sales
  • 9 Christmas Caroling
  • 13-15 – Tree Lot Sales
  • 14 Mountain Valley District “Cold Weather Camping” Seminar – Adults and Scouts 14+ – 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM | Register Here
  • 16 Troop Christmas Party
  • 23 No Meeting
  • 30 No Meeting

Other Activities (District, Council, Order of the Arrow, Takacshin, etc.)

March 1-2: OA Spring Training
March 9: Merit Badge Fair, Livingston, MT
April 19-21: OA Section Conclave
May 17: OA Spring Callout @ Camporee
June 7-8: OA Ordeal #1
June 14-15: OA Ordeal #2
June 23-29: Takacshin (NYLT)

December 2012

12/3 – 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM – Location: Christmas Tree Lot – Troop
 Meeting – Scout Skills Competition – Gear Required – get instructions from your Patrol Leader

12/10 – Patrol
 Meetings:

  • Wolverines: Location: Nick Cichon’s House; Time: 6:30 PM for Pizza; At 7:15  we will go to Glow in the Dark Golf at the mall. What to bring: $5 for golf plus extra money for other stuff; Pick up time/place: 8:00 PM at the Glow in the Dark place in the mall.
  • Ticks: More info coming;
  • Grizzlies: Location: Mr. Jordan’s House; Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM; What to bring: iPhones & iPods (make sure you download the FREE “Avalanche Lab” avalanche data analysis App); Subject: We’ll be conducting Part 2 of our Avalanche Awareness Course in preparation for our Backcountry Ski Trip on January 4-5.

17 – 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM – United Methodist Church – Troop Meeting (Christmas Party) + Parent (Committee Meeting) – Presentation of 2013 Budget

24 – No Meeting

31 – No Meeting

November 2012

November 3 – Merit Badge Fair (LDS Church – Bozeman)
November 5 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM Troop Meeting
November 10 – Popcorn Pick up – Details to come!
November 12 – 6:30 to 8:30 Patrol
 Meetings
November 16 – 18 Annual Planning Conference – (PLC on 16-17, All Scouts on 17-18) TBD
November 19 – BOR (No Committee Meeting)
November 20 – Xmas Tree Lot Setup and Training (Tree Delivery Arrives) (Entire Troop Required to Attend!)
November 23 – Xmas Tree Sales Begin (Opening Weekend For Lot Nov 23-25)
November 26 – PLC

October 2012

October 1 – 6:00-8:30 PM – Fall Court of Honor
October 8 – 6:00 PLC Meeting &  7:00 PM – Troop Meeting – United Methodist Church
October 12 – 14 Outing – Fall Leadership Camp – Forbes Cabin (PLC on 12-13, All Scouts on 13-14)
October 15 – BOR (No Committee Meeting)
October 21 – Popcorn Sales End – Very last day to turn in Sales Sheets.
October 22 – 5:30-8:30 PM – PLC
October 29 – 7:00 to 8:30 PM – United Methodist Church

  • Troop Meeting for Merit Badge Fair Participants & Annual Planning Brainstorm
  • Popcorn $ Due
  • Parent Meeting (Christmas Tree Planning)