Thomas Ashcraft – Eagle Court of Honor

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Congratulations Thomas and family.


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2020-1-9 Court of Honor

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Mr Shelton is honored for his many years of cheerful service as Scoutmaster.

New Scoutmaster, Dan Blue, has some large shoes to fill.

Remember that Climb On has been moved to January 31.

Mr Sikora


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Rayhan Zaman Eagle COH

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Winter Hike and Map/Compass

Hello Troop 533,
You are invited to participate in a Winter Hike and Map/Compass Class on Saturday, December 21 to be led by Mr. Shelton and Mr. Thompson.  All are welcome, but those pursuing Second Class rank should definitely come to this event.  Items a, c and d below will be reviewed in depth during the meeting on December 11th.   
We will meet at Elliott Elementary at 8:30am for an 8:40am departure to Indiana Dunes.  The class and hike will last from 9am-11:30am and we will aim to be back to Elliott by noon or shortly after.  While there, we will cover the following Second Class rank requirements:

  1. Demonstrate how a compass works and how to orient a map. Use a map to point out and tell the meaning of five map symbols.
  2. Using a compass and map together, take a 5-mile hike (or 10 miles by bike) approved by your adult leader and your parent or guardian.
  3. Describe some hazards or injuries that you might encounter on your hike and what you can do to help prevent them.
  4. Demonstrate how to find directions during the day and at night without using a compass or an electronic device.

Scouts must have appropriate clothing, shoes, backpack, water bottle, book, first aid kit and a good attitude.  We will have compasses and maps for participants to share.  If you would like to bring a compass it should be the type shown far below.  We hope many of you will be able to make it!

Yours in Scouting,
Mr. Shelton and Mr.Thompson

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Stephen Heritage Eagle Project

Stephen Heritage – Eagle Project Photos

 

Stephen successfully completed the construction phase of his Eagle project. He and the crew constructed two raised planting beds. You can see his handiwork on the south side of the Munster Public Library. The beds were built using pressure treated wood, stainless hardware and filled with black dirt. Nice job.

 

Mr. Sikora


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Brandon Meyers – Eagle Board of Review

June 24th Brandon completed his Eagle Board. Congratulations on this outstanding achievement.

 


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Thomas Ashcraft – Eagle Project

Benches for Frank Hammond School. This was day 2 of assembly activities. The next step is have them securely mounted on school property.

 

Assembly crew at the Ashcraft home. Six benches are ready to go.

 

Refreshments were enjoyed by all for a job well done.

 

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Swim Tests at Hammond YMCA

Good Afternoon,

I spoke to the Hammond YMCA this morning and confirmed our swim dates.
June 5th from 7-9 pm, we will be conducting the Swim Test for those going to Summer Camp this year.
June 12th from 7-9 pm, we will be conducting the requirements for Second Class and First Class Ranks.
Each boy will need to fill out and have a parent sign the attached form. Please ensure all initial and signature lines are filled out.
Swim Test Waiver
The cost is $8.00 per boy and will be collected the day of the event.
I understand that there might be conflicts with summer vacations and family plans. I am trying to coordinate both events on the 5th, depending on how long it takes to do the swim tests.
If you are interested in attending,  please let me know so I can give them a rough estimate.
Very Respectfully,
Jesse Casiano

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Latest Troop Eagle Scouts – James Shelton and Ben Dodge


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Rayhan Zaman – Eagle Board of Review Photos

Zaman Eagle BOR Photos

Mr Zaman proudly forwarded these photos of our newest Eagle scout.


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