Troop 58 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 2003 News

Here's a link to our Calendar of Events


We have two regular Monday meetings this month, and one Saturday opportunity for earning service hours.

Saturday, November 1st Annual Scouting for Food Drive 9:00 - Noon

Boy Scout help is needed at the Cumberland Congregational Church to help stock the shelves of the food pantry with all the food the Cub Scouts will be collecting. If you can only help for an hour or two, your help will still be welcome!

Monday, November 3rd Troop 58's 50th Birthday Celebration AND Scott Leighton's Eagle Ceremony at Val Halla, 6:30 PM
This is our regularly scheduled Monday meeting, but will be unlike any other meeting. Come celebrate our own 50th Birthday AND Scott Leighton's Eagle Ceremony all in the same evening! Scouts PLEASE wear your full uniform show your troop pride! And when the ceremonies are over, there will be cake and ice cream for all.

Saturday, November 8th Popcorn Pick Up at Ralph Hutchinson's House
If you've ordered popcorn, please stop by Ralph Hutchinson's to pick it up for delivery. If you cannot make it this day, please contact Ralph Hutchinson directly to make other arrangements.

Monday, November 10th Veterans' Day No School, No Scouts

Monday, November 17 Merit Badge College
6:30 8:00 PM, Westcustago Hall

Stay tuned to see which merit badges will be offered.
We will also have a Knot Tying Competition between the patrols.

Monday, November 24th No School, No Scouts
Happy Thanksgiving to all!


Sunday, November 30th PLC and Troop Committee Meetings at Westcustago Hall
PLC meets at 5:30pm, Troop Committee Meeting meets at 7:00pm

Other Upcoming Events

Monday, December 1st Regular Meeting at Westcustago Hall, 6:30 PM
We will have a guest speaker, Paul Conley, of the Portland Boy Scout Troop, who will speak to us (and show us videos about) the National Scout Jamboree. Come see what it's all about!

Monday, December 8th
Maine Rock Gym Trip
our regularly scheduled meeting will move to the Maine Rock Gym on Marginal Way in Portland from 6:00 8:30 PM. Cost per person is $12. assuming participation of 16 or more. This is great training for the Acadia trip in May!

Saturday and Sunday, December 13-14
Zealand Falls Trip
overnight in huts; hike in the mountains. Sign up with Mr. Thomas. There will also be a sign up sheet on the back table at our (few) meetings in Westcustago Hall. Check out: http://www.outdoors.org/lodging/huts/huts-zealand.shtm