March, 2010

  • March 6 – 2:30 PM – Color Guard and Flag Passing Practice for Zack’s Eagle Court – Holy Rosary Church Basement
  • March 7 – 3:15 PM – Color Guard and Flag Passing Practice for Zack’s Eagle Court – Holy Rosary Church Basement
  • March 7 – 4:00 PM – Zack O’Connor’s Eagle Court of Honor – Holy Rosary Church Basement
  • March 8 – 5:30 PM – Patrol Leader’s Council Meeting – Troop Room. Please bring $3 for pizza. PLC Members should review the Troop 676 Backpacking Handbook and Tobacco Root Mountains Gear List (download below) prior to the meeting.
  • March 8 – 7:00 PM – Troop Meeting – Troop Room. Activities: “What’s in My Pack?” (backpacking gear) & Backpacking Food planning.
  • March 15 – No Meeting – Spring Break
  • March 16 – 2:00 PM – Bozeman Community Food Co-Op – Food planning, shopping, and packaging for March outing
    • Who: Tyler, Alex, Chase, Nate, Corey, Mr. Jordan
    • PL’s: be sure to know EXACTLY how many people in your patrol will be going on the outing before you come!
    • We’ll start with a planning session upstairs, then shop, then go to the Backpacking Light office to package food.
  • March 20 – 2:30 PM Garage-O-Rama Fundraiser – Fairgrounds. One of most reliable and important fundraisers of the year. Please attend, we need this one to fund our program this year!!
  • March 22 – 7:00 PM – Troop Meeting – Troop Room. Campout planning meeting.
    • ATTENDANCE REQUIRED IF YOU ARE GOING ON THE MARCH OUTING. If you are unable to attend this meeting and are planning on going on the outing, please arrange a time with Mr. Jordan on Tuesday March 23 or Wednesday, March 24 to bring your packed pack to Mr. Jordan’s office between 3PM and 5PM for a mandatory gear inspection.
    • Outing Fees due tonight: $17 for the Outing’s Tiger Patrol (Alex, Chase, Corey, Michael, and Quinn), $15 for the Dragons (Walker, Tyler, Nate, Taylor W.) to cover food and supplies, which were already purchased on March 16.
    • We’ll have a pack inspection, issue group food (adults will plan transportation and other logistics).
    • Bring your gear, all packed! Download the gear list below.
    • Glacier National Park Service Forms DUE to Mr. Roy (download the forms below)
  • March 26-28 – Tobacco Root Mountains Outing – Revenue Mine Area (BLM Land W of Norris, MT)
    • Meet at the church at 4:30 PM SHARP on Friday. Mr. Jordan will conduct a GEAR INSPECTION at 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM. If you do not show up with critical pieces of required gear, you won’t be able to go on the outing. Parents, please stick around until your Scout passes the gear inspection.
    • We’ll be back by 2:00 PM on Sunday.
    • Focus of this outing is on teaching backcountry cooking and camping skills, with some navigation/orienteering and time permitting, some rapelling.
    • This outing is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED if you are planning to attend any one of the following treks this year: Beartrap Canyon (April), Glacier National Park (June), Beartooth 50-Miler (July).
    • Download the gear list below.
  • March 29 – 7:00 PM – Adult Committee Meeting – Troop Room. Topics: T676’s New SM, Backpacking Gear Demo & Purchasing Opportunities, Summer Activity Logistics, Troopmaster Update, Financial Reporting, Troop Website