2011 Preview

What follows is a preview of the 2011-2014 troop calendar planned by the Patrol Leaders Council at the Fall Annual Planning Conference in October 2010.

The most important thing the Patrol Leaders Council accomplished at the Annual Planning Conference was the development of the Troop 676 Strategic Vision Statement:

Troop 676 Strategic 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.

2011 Outings Calendar

  • January 28-30 : Ice Climbing & Winter Camping (Gallatin Canyon)
  • February 11-13: Downhill Skiing (Discovery Basin)
  • March 25-27: Backcountry Ski/Snowshoe Trip (Crazy Mountains)
  • April 15-17: Bicycle Trek (Big Hole River Valley)
  • May 13-15: Mountain Valley District Spring Camporee (Location TBD)
  • June 17-19: Montana Council Camporee (Toston)
  • July 1-11: Summer Camp, Camp Parsons, Washington State
  • August 14-20: Bicycle Trek (Great Divide Route, ID/MT)
  • September 16-18: Backpacking Trek (Black Canyon, Yellowstone NP)
  • October 14-16: Annual Planning Conference (Gallatin Mountains, Montana)
  • November 18-20: Advancement Camp (Gallatin National Forest Service Cabin, Montana)
  • December: No Outing

2011 Service Projects

  • Winter (Jan/Feb/Mar 2011) – Service for Lion’s Ridge Guests
  • Spring (April/May 2011) – Retirement Community Concert
  • Summer (July/August 2011) – Trail Building & Service
  • Fall (October/November) – Cardboard City Fundraising for the Homeless

Summer Camps 2011-2014

  • Camp Parsons (Washington) – 2011
  • Camp K Bar M (Montana) – 2012
  • Camp Meriweather (Oregon) – 2013
  • Camp Melita Island (Montana) – 2014

High Adventure Expeditions 2011-2014

  • Bicycle Trek (Great Divide Route, ID/MT) – 2011
  • Philmont Scout Ranch (New Mexico) -2012
  • Wilderness Raft Trek (Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana) – 2013
  • Zion National Park Backpacking / Canyoneering (Utah) – 2014

Tentative 2011 Calendar February – December

February

7 – Troop
14 – No Meetings
11-13 Discovery Basin
21 – Patrol Meetings + BOR/Committee
28 – PLC

March

5 – MB Fair
7 – Troop
14 – No Meeting (Spring Break)
21 – Patrol/BOR/Committee
25-27 Backcountry Ski/Snowshoe Trip – Porcupine USFS Cabin, Shields Valley, Crazy Mountains
28 – PLC

April

4 – Troop
11 – Patrol
15-17 – Big Hole Valley Bike Trek
18 – SPRING COURT OF HONOR
25 – PLC

May

2 – Troop
9 – Patrol
16 – BOR/Committee
13-15 – Spring Camporee
23 – PLC

June

3-5 – OA Ordeal
6 – Troop
10-12 – OA Ordeal
13 – Patrol
16-19 – State Camporee – Toston
20 – BOR/Committee
27 – PLC

July

2-10 Camp Parsons
4 – NO MEETING
11 – PLC
18 – Troop – Great Divide Bike Maintenance Clinic
25 – Troop – Great Divide Bike Trek Prep

August

1 – NO MEETING
8 – PLC Meeting & Meeting for Scouts Going on the Mystic Lake Ride
15-16 – Overnight Bike Ride to Mystic Lake
17-21 – Great Divide Bike Trek
22 – NO MEETING
26-27 United Methodist Rummage Sale Fundraiser
29 – PLC/Troop Meeting

September

5 – No Meeting
12 – Patrol
16-18 – Backpacking in Yellowstone/Black Canyon
19 – BOR/Committee
26 – PLC

October

3 – Troop
10 – Patrol
14-16 – Annual Planning, Lion’s Ridge
17 – FALL COURT OF HONOR
24 – PLC

November

5 – MB Fair
7 – Troop
14 – Patrol
18-20 – Cabin Camp (Advancement)
21 – BOR/Committee
28 – PLC

December

5 – Troop
12 – Patrol
19 – Court of Honor
26 – No Meeting
Week of Dec 26 – Day Snow Outing