Summer Vacation

It’s been a busy summer!  The next few posts will show you just how much the scouts had planned!

First up – Hike to Mystic Lake.

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Memorial Day Flag Placement

by Raynor

At the cemetery on Saturday, May 27th, the people were putting flags next to veterans headstones.  There was more people there to plant the flags, which made the Boy Scouts have an easier job and an easier time in which they got done.

There were several groups there, including the DAV, Scarlet baseball team, and Cub Scouts.  It was very nice of everyone to help.

In many places there were remnants of Asian, African and other ethnic grave stones that have been destroyed by hate groups and individuals.  The number of deceased infants was also unsettling.

Nate and I wanted to trade jobs half the time because I’m bad at pictures and he practically broke his back half way through the project.

Zachary B and Ricky were both just as enthusiastic as they usually are.  Zach C was a bit tired, but everyone did a fantastic job!


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May, June Newsletter 2017


  • 20            Car wash at Master Lube – earn $$
  • 22            Court of Honor – starts at 6:30pm
  • 27            Flags for Veterans at Mountview Cemetery
  • 28            Collect flags from Mountview Cemetery
  • 29            Memorial Day Service at Mountview Cemetery
  • 29            No Troop Meeting


  • 2             Last day of school!
  • 3             Troop Outing at Pioneer Park
  • 5             Troop Meeting 7pm
  • 6             Roundtable/OA 7pm at LDS Stake Center
  • 8             Committee Meeting 7pm – next meeting in August
  • 9-11        OA Ordeal
  • 12           PLC 6pm / Troop Meeting 7pm
  • 18           Father’s Day and Hot Dog Sale at Ace, earn $$
  • 19           Troop Meeting 7pm
  • 23           Hiking Campout
  • 26           Troop Meeting 7pm

Saturday, May 20 Car Wash at Mater Lube

This Saturday, scouts will hold a car wash at the Master Lube on King Avenue next to Best Buy.  The car wash will be held from 11am to 4pm.  You will earn cash for your scout account.  This can help scouts for camp or other campouts throughout the summer.  Plan to stay all day or help out where you can.  wear your class B uniforms.

Court of Honor, Monday, May 22nd at 6:30pm

We will start 30 minutes early so we can eat before the ceremony.  Sasquatch Patrol is bringing a main dish to share and Phoenix Patrol is bringing a side dish.  Everyone, please bring a dessert to share.  After the ceremony, there will be a short movie.  This movie will help scouts with a merit badge they are working on.  See you there!

Memorial Day Flags at the Mountview Cemetery

Scouts will place flags at every veteran’s grave.  Plan to wear your class A uniform.  Eddie will provide us with the times for each day at the next meeting.  We will distribute flags on Saturday and pick up flags on Sunday.  This year, we are inviting every scout to attend the service on Monday, May 29th.  We will not have a troop meeting this day.

June 3rd, Troop Outing at Pioneer Park

Scouts will prepare tents for camp, but we will also have time for some fun in the sun!  Stay tuned for more information.

June 18th, Father’s Day Hot Dog Sale at ACE Hardware

This will be the last opportunity for scouts to earn cash before camp.  The ACE hardware in the Heights donates hot dogs and soft drinks for us to sell at the front entrance of the store.  This has always been a great money maker for the scouts.  Wear your Class A uniforms.  We will meet at ACE at 9:30am until 2pm



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May Newsletter

Dennie Stephenson

Why is it that one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire?  Author Unknown



  • 4                Committee Meeting – moved to May 11th
  • 5 – 7           Quad District Campout, Miles City
  • 6                 Day Camp Indoor Training
  • 8                 Troop Meeting, North Park 7pm – 8:15pm
  • 11               Committee Meeting 7pm – new date this month
  • 13               World Relief Truck, Saturday 9am – 12pm
  • 15               PLC 6pm (moved) / Troop Meeting 7pm
  • 22               Court of Honor 6:30pm
  • 27-28        Memorial Day Flags
  • 29               Memorial Day – no troop meeting

Monday, May 8th:  Troop Meeting has moved

Tomorrow night, Troop 2 will meet at North Park at 7pm.  Wear your Class B uniform and be ready to play some games and have fun!  Meeting will be done by 8:15pm

Thursday, May 11th:  Committee Meeting 7pm

This month, the committee meeting was moved to this Thursday.  All adults are invited come and participate.

Saturday, May 13th:  World Relief Truck 9am to noon

Scouts will earn service hours for this event.  Wear your class B uniform. Scouts will help load a semi truck.  Cars will line up with donation items.  This will be held at Mt Olive Church, 2336 Saint John’s Avenue.

Court of Honor, Monday, May 22nd:  Dinner

Dinner will begin at 6:30pm.  Members of the Sasquatch Patrol should bring a main dish to share and members of the Phoenix Patrol should bring a side dish to share.  Of course everyone is encouraged to bring a dessert as well.

Memorial Day Flags:  Mountview Cemetery on Central Avenue

Scouts, wearing their class A uniforms; will display a flag on all veterans graves.  More information on time and where to meet at the next meeting.



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April – May Newsletter

Dennie Stephenson

Scout Master Moment:  Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.  Og Mandino



  • 8             Campout – Itch-Kep-Pe Park, Columbus, MT
  • 10            PLC 6pm / Troop Meeting 7pm
  • 16            Easter Sunday – Happy Easter
  • 17            Troop Meeting 7pm
  • 21-22      Adult Outdoor Training
  • 22            Bike Trek – Lake Elmo 10am
  • 24            Troop Meeting 7pm


  • 1             Troop Meeting 7pm
  • 2             Roundtable / OA 7pm @ LDS Stake Center
  • 4             Committee Meeting 7pm – moving to May 11th
  • 5 – 7        Spring Camporee:  Quad District, Miles City
  • 6             Day Camp Indoor Training
  • 7 – 13      Family Promise – cannot meet at church
  • 8             Troop Meeting 7pm:  North Park 7pm – 8:15pm
  • 11            Committee Meeting 7pm – new date
  • 15            PLC 6pm (moved) / Troop Meeting 7pm
  • 22            Court of Honor 6:30pm
  • 27-28      Memorial Day Flags
  • 29            Memorial Day – no troop meeting

Campout, Saturday, April 8th, Itch-Kep-Pe Park

The weather didn’t detour the scouts from having a great time!  Be sure to view photos sent in from Linda, Dennie and Joe.  Some scouts brought home wet tents at the meeting Monday night.  Please set them up to dry out and return to the troop at the next meeting.  Thank you for helping out.

Bike Trek, Saturday, April 22nd, 10 am

We will meet at Lake Elmo in the Heights at 9:30am for a bike check.  Bikers will leave for the ride at 10am.   Be prepared for a 15 mile bike ride!  Riders must wear a helmet and gym shoes.  Bring a water bottle.  You can wear class B uniforms.

Spring Camporee, May 5, 6 and 7

This year the Camporee turned into a Quad District campout in Miles City.  This will be attended by troops from all over Eastern Montana, an event you won’t want to miss!  More information coming your way.  Mark your calendars – plan to be there!

Troop Meeting, May 8th, PLC 6pm and Troop Mtg 7pm

Family Promise will take over the church May 7 – 13th, so we will need to meet at another location.  Scouts have decided to meet at North Park, 6th Avenue & North 19th Street.  Scouts should meet at the picnic area at 7pm until 8:15pm.  Class B uniforms are welcome.

World Relief Service, Saturday, May 13, 9am – 12pm

This is a food and clothing drive for the church located at 2336 Saint Johns Ave.  Scouts must be at the church at 9:00 am until noon.  You will earn service hours for this activity.  Because scouts will be loading a truck, class B uniforms are acceptable.

Court of Honor, Monday, May 22nd

Be sure to work on merit badges and bring your work to meetings to complete.  There are five meetings left to complete rank advancements and merit badges.  The deadline to get information to Tonya, Rank Advancement Chair is Monday, May 15th.

This Court of Honor will have a dinner prior to the ceremony.  Information on what patrol will bring a main dish or a side dish will be announced at a troop meeting.  This event will start at 6:30pm and not 7:00pm, please make a note on your calendar.

Memorial Day Flags, Saturday, May 27th

Scouts, wearing Class A uniforms, place flags at every veteran’s grave in Mountview Cemetery, more information to follow.

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April Campout

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March/April Newsletter

Dennie Stephenson

Scout Master Moment:  Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.. Henry Ford




  • 20            Troop Meeting 7:00pm
  • 25            Troop 2 Merit Badge Day
  • 27            Troop Meeting 7:00pm – bring Scout Show $


  • 1             Scout Show @ the Metra
  • 4             Round Table / OA   7:00pm @ LDS Stake Center
  • 6             Committee Meeting 6:30pm
  • 7-9          Fishing Campout – stay tuned
  • 10            PLC 6:00pm / Troop Meeting 7:00pm
  • 16            Easter Sunday
  • 17            Troop Meeting 7:00pm
  • 21-22      Adult Outdoor Training
  • 22           Bike Trek up to 15 miles
  • 24           Troop Meeting 7:00pm

Troop 2 Merit Badge Day, Saturday, March 25th

Scouts will work on the Engineering and Electronics merit badges.  The day will begin at 9am and run until 4pm at the church.  There will be a $5 lunch fee. Boys can wear their class B uniforms.  If you haven’t signed up yet, tonight’s the night!

March 27th, Troop Meeting

Bring your unsold tickets and the money collected for the Scout Show to this meeting.  You must turn them in before the Scout Show.

Scout Show, Saturday April 1st

Sign up to help Troop 2 with their booth!  The show is from 11am until 4pm.  There will be some set up and take down time as well.  Sign up sheets are at the meeting.  This is a Class A uniform event.

Bike Trek, April 22nd – save the date

There are plans in the works for a 15 mile bike ride.  You will be able to only 5 miles or 10 miles if necessary.  Stay tuned for more details.




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