Category Archives: Outings

Shotgun Safety and Shooting

Shotgun Safety and Shooting at Mason Dixon Game Outfitters, Saturday April 4th. See attached information sheet and permission slip. Check with Jeff Beavers on the date the permission slip must be returned or for more information. (Cell) 443-506-7586 (Home) 410-692-6971 or email @

Troop 899 Ski Roundtop Day Trip

Troop 899 will be headed up to Ski Roundtop for a day of Skiing on Saturday February 7, 2015. Since this is a day trip only, there is no limit on the number of scouts, and or family members who wish to attend, however we will need drivers to transport scouts. We will depart at 7 AM from the FUMC upper lot, and arrive back at FUMC at approximately 9:30 on Saturday evening. There are 3 separate packages to choose from, and there is the option of purchasing meal plans for both lunch and dinner. The attached permission slip has the details on pricing. Contact me with any questions you may have: Dawn Fitzgerald (Skiing) 410-941-5278 or

Winter Cabin Camping February 20-22, 2015 Camp Running Bear

It is time to sign up for the annual Winter Cabin Camping trip. We are once again going to Camp Running Bear. Attached is the permission slip and information sheet for the weekend. We will have merit badge/Trail to 1st class sign up sheets at the next regular troop meeting on Jan 22nd. Some new and different merit badges will be offered…..

Parents please make time to come out to the camp fire on Saturday night. We ask that each family bring a snack to share.

If you have any questions, please contact Sharon at or by phone at 443-570-4689.

Winter CC 2015 permission.doc

Winter CC 2015 schedule.doc

Patrol Outings are taking place the weekend of November 14th

Please find the attached permission slip for your patrol outing and return it along with a BSA activity form to the adults leading the trips. For more outing information please contact the patrol leaders and/or the adult leader for the outing. Early responses are appreciated so that cooks can plan their menus. Also, if your scout wants to serve as cook (for 2ndClass, 1st Class or the Cooking MB) please contact the adult leader as soon as possible. Also, patrol cooks should contact Sharon Gardner to go over the requirements as part of the planning process.

BSA Activity and Consent Form

Cobras – meet on Saturday; the patrol is considering some type of Service Day and camping at the Yarworths’ house Saturday night
Troop 899 CobrasPatrol Nov 2014 Yarworth BY Camping

Eagles – Camping Friday night to Sunday morning at Bayside site at Camp Rodney; activities include hiking, cooking and maybe rifle shooting.
Troop 899 Eagles Patrol Nov 2014 RSR Camping Trip

Scorpions – Camping at Palmer State Park Friday night to Sunday morning; activities TBD.
Troop 899 Scorpions Patrol Nov 2014 PalmerStatePark Camping Trip

Flaming Arrows – Outing has been postponed and will be re-scheduled.

DC Monument Hike / Amazing Race

When: December 13

For Troop members not participating in the Philmont Shakedown. We will be hiking through downtown DC to view not only the well known monuments but many lessor known ones as well…with a twist. Scouts and adults will be borken up into teams. You will then work as a team to complete a version of the “Amazing Race” complete with “Detours” and Roadblocks”. Please see attached info sheet and permission form for more details.

Any questions, please contact Sharon Gardner .

DC Monument Tour Info Sheet

DC Monument Tour Permission Slip

White Water Rafting—LAST CALL!!!


Troop 899 White water rafting and caving trip October 17-19, 2014. Following is the info sheet, permission slip and applicable waivers. Please note age requirements for the various activities. Any questions please contact Sharon Gardner or Jon Streett.

White Water Rafting/Caving Info Sheet
White Water Rafting/Caving Permission Slip
Lower Cave Release Form
Upper Cave Release Form
Lower Yough Liability Form
Middle Yough Liability Form


Troop Hike at Broadcreek, October 4

The troop will be hiking at Broadcreek Memorial Scout Reservation 8:00 – 12:00 on October 4th. This event is co-located with the Orientation for Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS). IOLS is required as part of the Assistant Scoutmaster training, and it is recommended for any adult participating in troop activities.

Please return following form to Matt Bratcher or John Brannon before Oct 2nd.

Troop 899 Broadcreek Hike Information Sheet

BSA Activity and Consent Form

U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center Camping Trip


September 19-21, 2014

The US Army Heritage and Education Center Camp Out will really be a great time and is coming up very quickly. Everyone needs to wear their full uniform because you can get into the Model show for free. So don’t just wear your class A shirt. If everyone has a full uniform please try to bring it so everyone can get into the event for free while showing others Troop 899 Scout Spirit. Please bring your compasses also we will be working on an orienteering course. We are also planning several group sports activities. This will be a great weekend while having fun, learning, and enjoying the fellowship with others. Don’t forget to get the permission slip in as soon as possible. Mr. David Bongiovanni will be at the troop meeting Thursday night to answer any questions you might have. This is also a chance to share with him your group sports activity you would like to play.

Download Permission Slip, Due 9/5

Yes we will need drivers.

If you are willing to drive please email me your name, cell phone number, email address, and your vehicle information (year, make, model, number of seats and if you have insurance in MD)!

Please feel free to email your permission slip to if you would like. Thanks again, we are looking forward to this outing. Hope you are all looking forward to a great weekend, Mr. David and I sure are ready!

See you soon!

Mike H
Chaplain Mike Hayden, Sr.
(443) 866-3995 cell