Dec 16

High Adventure – 2018 & 2019

Come learn about two great High-Adventure opportunities. Get details, see pictures, help create the plans for these trips.

Canoe Canada 2018

INFORMATION MEETING – Monday, December 18, 2017 @ 7:00 PM at the church

What: Canoeing for 5 days in the Canadian Boundary waters. This is the most isolated trip our troop undertakes. Beautiful scenery, paddling, navigation, bald eagles every day, fishing (and eating).

When:
Depart Worthington June 15, 2018 @ 6 PM
Return Worthington June 24, 2018 @ 6 PM

Cost: approximately $700 includes transportation, canoes, and food.

Payment Schedule
January 30, 2018 – $100 (you must commit and pay by this date)
March 1, 2018 – $250
May 1, 2018 – $350

Philmont 2019

INFORMATION MEETING – Monday December 18, 2017

What: Backpacking 12 days in the mountains of Northern New Mexico at the Philmont Scout Ranch. There will be activities along the way such as black powder rifles, rock climbing, spar pole climbing, challenge events, burro racing, fishing, mountain biking, and many more.

When:
Depart Worthington Thursday evening (7 PM) June 20, 2019
Return Worthington Saturday morning (8 AM) July 6, 2019

Cost: $1,650 includes transportation, and everything at Philmont. Does not include meals on the trip out and back or souvenirs.

Payment Schedule
January 15, 2018 – $200 (you must commit and pay by this date)
August 1, 2018 – $500
November 1, 2018 – $500
February 1, 2019 – $450

All payments are non-refundable except in the case of injury (reason must be accepted by Philmont).

There are scholarships available, applications will be available in October of 2018.

 

Nov 11

Turkey Shoot Rendezvous 2017

Turkey Shoot Rendezvous 2017
November 17-19, 2017

The annual Troop 365 Turkey Shoot is back this year at Chief Logan Reservation, Shawnee Rendezvous Camp. Activities will include rifle and shotgun shooting, archery, tomahawk throwing, atlatl-propelled spears, pioneering, first aid, and emergency drill. Back by popular demand are the Seneca Run, the Fry Pan Toss, and, of course, the Trading Post. Camping and cooking will be by patrol, with main dish (turkey, what else? well, ham, too) provided by the adults. The campfire will be memorable. Don’t miss this most excellent and popular outing!!!

WHO: Scouts, Leaders, and Parents

WHEN: Be at the Church on Friday, November 17, by 5:30PM—Leave by 6:00PM
Return to the Church on Sunday by 1:00PM

BRING: Class A Uniform on the Bus!!! Enough other clothing for the entire weekend and for the weather! MESS KIT! SEE HANDOUT FOR WHAT ELSE TO BRING.

DO NOT BRING: Your own ammo! or your own weapon, unless it was already inspected by the range master.

COST: $35.00

Turkey Shoot Permission Form 2017

Feb 23

Spring Break Patriot’s Point — April 7-11

Spring Break — Patriot’s Point

When: April 7-11 2017 (the first half of spring break)

What: The highlight of the trip will be spending the night on the USS Yorktown aircraft carrier. We will be participating in their simulated Aviation program. Our other stops include the USS North Carolina battleship, CSS Hunley naval submarine, and Fort Sumter. Keep in mind this trip is a once in a blue moon deal!

Cost: The cost for this trip will be $160.

$76 deposit due on February 20th at the scout meeting to cover the Yorktown ship reservation.
$84 balance due March 27th, 2017 to cover food, transportation, and other expenses.
Please make checks out to BSA Troop 365

This may seem like a high price; however after researching it’s actually lower than what other troops have charged. If you have any further questions about the cost please contact Mr. Gansl (Rat) , Mrs. Prosser, or Mr. Roderick.

If the cost is a factor in not going please contact Mr. Roderick for further guidance. DON’T FORGET THAT MONEY FROM YOUR ESCROW ACCOUNT CAN ALSO BE USED TO PAY FOR OUTINGS.

Nov 29

L.A. Beach Party Campout – December 9-11

2016 L.A. BEACH PARTY SURFING-MOVIE PREMIER CAMPOUT

What: Camping at the Beach!! Bring your best as we compete in various beach activities & games! If THAT isn’t enough, then we have candy for the winners! And if that’s not enough STILL, we’ll be making a movie throughout the day, and watch that “ship wreck” (ha ha) during our movie premiers Saturday night, complete with popcorn and cotton candy! SO– bring your Class A shirt, and your Hawaiian beach shirt, other clothes for the climate, mess kit, Scout handbook, and a BIG appetite for your favorite tropical foods! Surf board optional.

When: Friday, December 9 —meet at the Church at 5:30PM; leave by 6PM
We return to the Church by Sunday, December 11 2016 at 12:30PM.

Cost: $20.00—includes transportation, lodging, food, and THE FUN!

LA Beach Party Permission Form

Jan 13

Presidents Day Weekend – February 12-15

When: We meet at the church Friday Feb 12th at 7:00AM to finish loading the bus and depart by 7:30AM. We return to the church on Monday Feb 15th at around 4:30PM.

Where: Jelly Stone Campground, Mammoth Cave Area, Kentucky

What: We’ll be headed to Lincoln’s birthplace, boyhood home, and museum. Along with Mammoth Cave with over 400 miles of mapped cave, also holding the record for worlds largest cave. On the way down we’ll be stopping at General George Patton’s Museum of Leadership, where there will be tanks to see and much more. We’ll be tent camping at Jelly Stone Campground just 10 minutes away from Mammoth Cave. The campground features heated showers and flush toilets. Average temperatures for the area we will be staying at are high 40’s during the day, and low 30’s at night (Turkey Shoot weather!). We’ll take the large white tarp shelter and heaters like we did for Valley Forge in case the weather is colder than expected. Remember, we’ll be on the bus, or in a museum, or in Mammoth Cave for a good part of both Saturday and Sunday, all of which will be warm. So, join us and come along for the ride in a once in a lifetime event.

How Much: $67 to cover cost of campsite, admissions to Mammoth Cave, Museums, Gas and Food.

Presidents Day 2016 Permission Form

Jan 13

Bushwhack Hike – January 24

When: We meet at the Church Sunday, January 24, at 7:00AM to load up and leave soon thereafter. We return to the Church Sunday, January 24, at around 5:00PM.

Where: John Bryan State Park / Clifton Gorge, outside Yellow Springs, Ohio

What: Hiking the beautiful trail, in stunning winter splendor, around Clifton Gorge; mid-way, we stop at Clifton Mill for a meal of your choice, might be pancakes bigger than your head or a bison burger or whatever; we finish the hike, and then finish the event with a stop at Young’s Jersey Dairy for ice cream. A solid troop tradition! Definitely dress for the weather, particularly layered clothing and including very good hiking boots.

How Much: $10.00 to cover the transportation and the patch that is bigger than your head. Bring extra money ($20 or so) for lunch and ice cream!

Bushwhack 2016 Permission Form

Jan 06

Holidome – January 15-17

Holidome 2016
Shawnee State Park Lodge
January 15th – January 17th

(YES! It’s two days this year!!)

To attend this outing, you must have earned your Cyber Chip AND be up to date on your service hours.  The bus will leave the church at 6:00 pm on Friday, January 15th and return around 1 on Sunday, January 17th. Bring any Electronic gaming device you would like, but remember anything you bring is YOUR responsibility.  Also, bring a swimsuit and towel if you plan to use the pool. Cost is $48.

Holidome 2016 Permission Slip

Dec 20

Free Chiller Skate Night — December 22nd

Free Chiller Skate night at Easton Tuesday December 22nd. Meet at the church at 4:30 PM if you need a ride. Currently there are 4 more seats in Mr. Kemp’s’ mini van available. You can also go directly to the Chiller Easton and meet the group there at 5:00 PM. We will leave the Chiller at 7:00 PM and arrive back at the Church by 7:30 PM. The event is free for Scouts, including skate rental and helmets, and $5 for all non Scouts. If you want a snack or drink other than water you should bring a small amount of money.

Class A uniform please, with layers under or over your uniform. It is pretty cold on the ice!

Questions, contact Mr. Kemp.

Apr 15

Buckeye District Camporee – April 24-26

The Buckeye Trail Camporee III, Follow the Blue Blazes

Interested in hiking? Perhaps you want to start hiking to get into Philmont shape? Want to get out on the trail to enjoy the nice Spring time weather. Well here is your chance. It’s the third Buckeye Trail camporee. Join other area Troops at the AEP Recreation lands of Eastern Ohio for a 6 mile hike on the Buckeye Trail and complete at least 2 hours of trail maintenance in conjunction with the Buckeye Trail Association. The service project has something for every skill level. Anything from building a bridge, moving branches and logs with rope, using a pick axe, prune bushes, and using shovels.

Plan on wearing a Class B for Saturday during the hike and trail maintenance. Class A uniform required for campout OA Tap-Out. Dinner is provided and consist of BBQ Pork (pig roast on site), Baked Beans, Potato Salad. Chicken is available as an alternative for Religious and or health requirements by request. Each person should plan on bringing safety glasses, work gloves, good hiking boots, and at least
2 quarts of water for the service project.

WHEN: Meet at Worthington United Methodist Church 5:30 pm Friday night so we can leave by 6:00pm! Eat dinner before you come or bring something to eat on the bus.

RETURN: Sunday, April 26, at 1:00 pm at the Worthington United Methodist Church.

BRING: Fishing poles, tackle box, safety glasses, loppers, backpack, work gloves, and two water bottles. I am sure that the weather will be nice but in the off chance that it rains, it is highly recommended that you pack your rain gear. Also, make sure that you have access to a head lamp as we will arrive at the campsites in the dark on Friday night. For other recommended items, please refer to your Scout Handbook on pages 264, 292, and 293 for a list of recommended basic essentials.

COST: $25 turned in by Monday, April 20, 2015. This cost covers transportation, food, and campsite for the event. Participants also earn a patch for the event.

Buckeye District Camporee 2015 – Permission Form