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Philmont, Summer 2017

Troop 899 has secured two crews for Philmont the summer of 2017. Our arrival date is July 26, 2017 and our departure date is August 7, 2017. The crews will likely depart Fallston on July 25, 2017 and arrive back in Fallston on August 7, 2017. Having two crews allows us to send a maximum of 12 crew members per crew of with a minimum of 2 adults per crew and maximum of 4 adults per crew.

ELIGIBILITY:
Youth crew members must be 14 years of age on the date of arrival OR have completed the eighth (8th) grade and be at least 13 years of age prior to date of arrival. (Participants 18 through 20 years of age may be counted as either a youth or an adult crew member)

COST:
The 2017 Expedition fee is $895 per participant. Total cost including airfare and land transportation will be around $1750 to $1850, plus costs for personal gear and prep outings. A non-refundable reservation fee (deposit) of $100 per participant is due January 29, 2016.

More details are provided on an information sheet on our website http://troop899fallston.org/outings/. If you would like to be added to this trip roster or have any questions please contact Audrey or Jon Streett amstreett@gmail.com or complete the permission slip found on our website http://troop899fallston.org/outings/

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Go to the following website for detailed information and forms: http://troop899fallston.org

Philmont, Summer 2017

Troop 899 has secured two crews for Philmont the summer of 2017. Our arrival date is July 26, 2017 and our departure date is August 7, 2017. The crews will likely depart Fallston on July 25, 2017 and arrive back in Fallston on August 7, 2017. Having two crews allows us to send a maximum of 12 crew members per crew of with a minimum of 2 adults per crew and maximum of 4 adults per crew.

ELIGIBILITY:
Youth crew members must be 14 years of age on the date of arrival OR have completed the eighth (8th) grade and be at least 13 years of age prior to date of arrival. (Participants 18 through 20 years of age may be counted as either a youth or an adult crew member)

COST:
The 2017 Expedition fee is $895 per participant. Total cost including airfare and land transportation will be around $1750 to $1850, plus costs for personal gear and prep outings. A non-refundable reservation fee (deposit) of $100 per participant is due January 29, 2016.

More details are provided on an information sheet on our website http://troop899fallston.org. If you would like to be added to this trip roster or have any questions please contact Audrey or Jon Streett (amstreett@gmail.com) or complete the permission slip found on our website http://troop899fallston.org. There will be an informational meeting at 7:00 before the troop meeting on January 7, 2015.

Bring your “Stuff”

The Philmont Crew is having a fundraiser and we would LOVE to help you clear out your clutter!  Your clutter could be our treasure!!!  Any donation is greatly appreciated!

What we need:
Donations!  We are looking for gently used or new items that would be suitable for a child’s gift to Mom, Dad, and brothers/sisters of varying ages.  Between Oct 30 and Dec 11, there will be a box for donations at the Troop meetings.  You can also contact Vickie Bratcher at varmsb@verizon.net directly to make other arrangements.

Please remember donations should be new or ‘gently’ used.  Electronics should be in good working order.  Toys, puzzles, etc should have all pieces.  Some general categories we are in need of include:

  • Moms
  • Dads  (usually low donation rate)
  • Toys & Games
  • CD’s & DVDs
  • Housewares
  • Pets  (usually low donation rate)
  • Jewelry
  • Teens  (usually low donation rate)
  • Books
  • Christmas items

A Really Cool Philmont Fundraiser

The Philmont Crew is holding a “Jingle Shop” or “Holiday Shop” at the December PACK meeting. The Cubs (and siblings) will be able to shop for gifts for family.

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU:
Donations! We are looking for gently used or new items that would be suitable for a child’s gift to Mom, Dad, and brothers/sisters of varying ages.
Between Oct 30 and Dec 11, there will be a box for donations at the Troop meetings.
You can also contact Vickie Bratcher at varmsb@verizon.net directly to make other arrangements.

Please remember donations should be ‘gently’ used. Electronics should be in good working order. Toys, puzzles, etc should have all pieces. Some general categories we are in need of include:

  • Moms
  • Dads (usually low donation rate)
  • Toys & Games
  • CD’s & DVDs
  • Housewares
  • Pets (usually low donation rate)
  • Jewelry
  • Teens (usually low donation rate)
  • Books
  • Christmas items

Philmont 2015

We have a few scouts and adults already signed up for the Philmont 2015 Expedition but we still have plenty of openings! Hand in YOUR permission slip before the slots fill up! Permission slips must be turned in to Lisa Murdock NO LATER than February 6, 2014, but the sooner the better!

Troop 899 has received a 2015 Philmont Scout Ranch Expedition for two (2) crews! Our arrival date at Philmont is July 22, 2015 and we depart August 3, 2015. Each crew will be 7 – 12 participants, scouts and adults. Please see the attached information sheet and [REVISED] permission slip for details. Please read both documents in their entirety. Pay attention to the eligibility requirements. Go to the Philmont website for more information at www.philmontscoutranch.org/About.aspx.

Philmont 2015 Scout Ranch Permission Slip

Philmont 2015 Information sheet

Please contact Lisa Murdock directly at lisamurdock@comcast.net

or (410) 557-6449 if you have any questions.

Philmont 2015

2015 Philmont Scout Ranch Expedition Informational Meetings

Saturday, January 11, 2014 @ 9:00am
FUMC Providence Hall (lower level)


Lisa Murdock is offering these two informational meetings for any scout (accompanied by parent) and adult (male or female) who is interested in participating in the 2015 Philmont Expedition. You only need to attend one meeting; she is offering two meeting dates and times to accommodate all interested scouts/parents as much as possible.

Lisa will be covering the following topics:

Overview of Expedition
Costs
Preparation
Equipment Requirements
Physical Requirements
Scout Requirements
Adult Leader Requirements
Available Resources
Q&A

All scouts should have a parent present at the meeting. Please reply directly to Lisa at lisamurdock@comcast.net or (410) 557-6449 to let her know which meeting you plan to attend so she can prepare accordingly. Permission slips are due by Thursday, February 6, 2014, but can be turned in any time before then (the sooner the better!). There is a maximum number of participants.

Troop 899 has received a 2015 Philmont Scout Ranch Expedition for two (2) crews! Our arrival date at Philmont is July 22, 2015 and we depart August 3, 2015. Each crew will be 7 – 12 participants, scouts and adults. Please see the attached information sheet and [REVISED] permission slip for details. Please read both documents in their entirety. Pay attention to the eligibility requirements. Go to the Philmont website for more information at www.philmontscoutranch.org/About.aspx.

Philmont Scout Ranch 2015 Information sheet
Philmont Scout Ranch 2015 Permission Slip

Yours in scouting
Lisa A. Murdock

2015 Philmont Scout Ranch Expedition Info

Troop 899 has received a 2015 Philmont Scout Ranch Expedition for two (2) crews! Our arrival date at Philmont is July 22, 2015 and we depart August 3, 2015. Each crew will be 7 – 12 participants, scouts and adults. Please see the attached information sheet and permission slip for details. Please read both documents in their entirety. Pay attention to the eligibility requirements. Go to the Philmont website for more information atwww.philmontscoutranch.org/About.aspx.

Lisa Murdock will be available for Q&A at the next two meetings: Thursday, December 12th (scout party) and Thursday, December 19th (COH). She will be available during the scout party on the 12th, and before and after the COH on the 19th. All interested scouts and adults should see her at one of these meetings. You may also contact Lisa at lisamurdock@comcast.net or (410) 557-6449.

Lisa plans to hold a specific Q&A meeting with slide show in early January 2014. More information will be provided at a later date.

2015 Philmont Information Sheet

2015 Philmont Permission Slip

Yours in scouting
Lisa Murdock