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Family Campout: May 20 – 22

Best Day Ever RanchOne Grand Families are invited to join their Scouts for this year’s annual Family Campout at The Best Day Ever Ranch in Whitewright, TX (just east of Melissa) May 20 to 22. Scouts and Scouters will leave from RLC at 6:30 pm on May 20 and return May 22 around 1 pm. Families are invited to join drive separately and join us on May 21 at 1 pm.

They can join us for pioneer games such as corn hole, washers, horseshoes, hoop and stick; badminton; pasture bowling (lawn bowling); monkey bridge; slide for life; and fishing. The Scouts will entertain everyone with a catapult pumpkin chucking style target competition in the late afternoon.

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May Cast Iron Chef

Our next Cast Iron Chef Program for 7 to 7:30 on May 16th. We will be working on fajitas in the RLC kitchen.

As always, attendees will be given the opportunity to sample the food. All scouts are welcome to attend. It will be a great primer for new Scouts and will also help more experienced Scouts with some alternative menus. It can also come in handy for menu ideas for those boys working the Cooking Merit Badge.

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Medical Forms DUE!

It is that time of year again to update your son’s and the troop adult medical forms. With Spring Break right around the corner, it is essential we have current medical information before the Spring Break campout, if your son is going. Please turn in Parts A & B immediately along with a new or updated Troop Medication Forms. You can find the forms on the troop website at http://t1000.org/medical-forms

You only need a new Part C for this camp-out if your current Part C is over a year old. I will be reviewing the forms for the boys and adults going on the Spring Break campout this week and will let you know if you need a new Part C. You can always go to Care Now to get a Part C filled out quickly. Make sure you bring all of your forms (Parts A & B) to your doctor or Care Now when you get this done.


It is also mandatory you make a copy of your CURRENT health insurance card (front and back), if you have one, and submit with Parts A & B. Make sure you sign everywhere that is necessary on the form–Part A and the second page of Part B. The doctor must fill out Part C.

2016 Medical Forms are available here. Everyone needs to have a current, signed form for 2016 turned into our Medical Forms Coordinator, Sharon Luker.

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Clothes Closet

T1000 Clothes Closet is open every month on Money Monday to sell new items, as well as accept and distribute gently used Scout uniforms and equipment.

Here’s the list of Clothes Closet items for sale. We’re now selling socks for $8 a pair. We have a selection of sizes in the crew and ankle lengths. We carry regular and dry-fit t-shirts. Same price.

Clothes closet items for sale

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Troop 1000 2016 Monthly Themes

Month Theme Merit Badge Program Patrol
January Railroading Railroading Silver Foxes
February Caving Geology Hornets
March Space Exploration/Spring Break Space Exploration Chiefs
April Games/Camporee Game Design Ravens
May Pioneering/Family Campout Pioneering Panthers
June Summer Camp Individual-based Bald Eagles
July Cycling/Patrol Campouts N/A Silver Foxes
August Boating Boating Hornets
September Climbing Climbing Chiefs
October Wilderness Survival Wilderness Survival Panthers
November Backpacking Backpacking Ravens
December Winter Camp Individual-based Bald Eagles

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