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."

April 2005 News


Here's a link to our
Calendar of Events

Monday, March 28th - Meeting, Wescustogo Hall, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Advancement meeting, and work on Merit Badges.

Monday, April 4th - Maine Rock Gym, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Meet there for a night of fun with indoor rock climbing. This is a good warm-up for the upcoming Acadia Trip.
Price is $16 ($14 if we have more than 15 climbers) Siblings are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Please note the earlier starting time.
You must turn in a completed waiver form from the Maine Rock Gym. Advance copies can be printed from their website: http://www.merockgym.com.

Wednesday, April 6th - Safe Swim Defense/Safety Afloat Training
Pine Tree Council is hosting this training session for adults at the monthly scouting roundtable held at the LDS Church, River Road, North Windham at 7:00pm.

Monday, April 11th - Meeting, Wescustogo Hall, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Informational meeting for Summer Camp. All parents are encouraged to attend the brief meeting to be held after opening announcements.
Planning for the upcoming Patrol Dessert Cookoff.
Planning for the upcoming Acadia Trip.

Wednesday, April 13th - North Yarmouth Pack 60 Webelo II Crossover
We need scouts to take part in the crossover ceremony to be held at Wescustogo Hall.
Please contact Mr. Thomas if you are available to help.

Sunday, April 17th - PLC and Parent/Troop Committee Meetings
All scouts in positions of responsibility are expected to attend the Patrol Leaders Council which starts at 5:30pm at Wescustogo. If you are unable to attend, it is your responsibility to contact your Senior Patrol Leader.
We need all available parents to come and help us plan the last few months for this year. The Parent/Troop Committee meeting starts at 7:00pm.

Monday, April 18th - No School, No Scouts Enjoy your spring vacation!

Friday, April 22nd thru Sunday April 24th
- Acadia Trip
Rock climbing and Biking on the carriage trails! Sign up early for Rock Climbing so we're sure to reserve enough spaces. Planning meeting for the trip itself (menu, etc.) will be at the Monday, April 11th meeting.

Monday, April 25th - Wescustogo Hall, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Annual Patrol Dessert Cookoff. Please note the earlier starting time.

Looking Ahead:

May 14th - Saco River Canoe trip, still in planning stages. Parents and canoes are needed.

May 20th - 22th - Spring Camporee
Location: Cumberland Fair Grounds, Theme: Medival

May 30th - Cumberland Memorial Day Parade
All Scouts not involved in band are encouraged to attend and represent the Boy Scout Troop in the parade.

June Upcoming events include whitewater rafting and a possible kayaking trip on Casco Bay if there is enough interest.

August 7th - 12th - Boy Scout Summer Camp at Camp Hinds, Raymond