Boy Scouts of America
Serving the Communities of Cumberland & North Yarmouth, Maine
"I hear, and I forget. . . I see, and I remember. . . I do, and I understand."
NOVEMBER 2001 SCOUT NEWS
POPCORN SALE Our Troop sold almost $2000 worth of popcorn! Good work guys! You will need to pick up your popcorn from Ralph Hutchinson’s house on Saturday November 10th, after 12:00 noon. Questions or directions call Ralph 829-5470.
FALL DUES $25 were due in September. If you have not paid your dues yet and want to avoid a phone call from our new treasurer Kathy Leighton, please pay her! If there is a financial need, arrangements can be made. Please talk to her or one of our adult leaders.
October activities went well:
Skyline farms Webelos day had lots of fun; first aid, an orienteering course by Jon and Mr. Tarbox, and good cooking by Mr. Hutchinson.
Town Forest Clean up day, again thanks to Mr. Tarbox, Mr. Hutchinson, and Mr. McMann for their adult help as well as the boys who cleared the trail and fixed some bridges.
Scouting for food was attended by six hard working scouts who put away the tons of food the Cub Scouts collected and delivered to the Congregational Church in Cumberland.
November activities - No Scouts on November 12 or 19
November 26 will be a planning session for the Zealand Falls trip and also finishing up the merit badges that were started in October.
UPCOMING ACTIVITIES Look for a caroling evening in December in addition to regular meetings.
December 3 Disaster Night!
December 10 Shoebox night- donate some personal care items for the homeless. Items needed: razors, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, deodorant, little shampoo bottles, lotion,comb. Look for a flyer on that in December.
December 17 Possible Home Repair Night - bring in your broken stuff (no, just kidding), more on this later.
January 7 - Troop elections! Be thinking about positions!