Troop News

         The Scout meeting uniform requirement alternates between the Field (Class A) Uniform on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month and the Activity (Class B) Uniform on all other Tuesdays, unless noted otherwise below.

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Upcoming Events

December 10, 2017

Activity/Event: Jones Creek Christmas Parade

Location: Jones Creek Road

Time: To Be Determined

Information: Mr. David Gabel is the Adult Leader organizing this activity.

December 12, 2017

Patrol Leaders Council

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

Information: All youth leaders are required to attend, prepared to actively contribute to the discussions.

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Panther

Uniform: Field (Class A)

December 14, 2017

Activity/Event: Sewell Eagle District Roundtable / Committee

Location: University Methodist Church (3350 Dalrymple Drive)

Time: 6:45 9:00 PM (Roundtable @ 6:45 PM / Committee @ 7:50 PM)

Information: For more information, please contact Chad Marxsen.

December 16, 2017

Activity/Event: New Orleans Bowl

Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome (New Orleans, LA)

Meeting Location: To Be Determined

Meeting Time: To Be Determined

December 19, 2017

Troop Committee Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Administration Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Panther

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

December 26, 2017

THERE WILL BE NO SCOUT MEETING THIS WEEK

December 27-30, 2017

Activity / Event: Winter Camp

Location: Avondale Scout Reservation (Clinton, LA)

Meeting Location: To Be Announced

Meeting Time: To Be Announced

Information: Mr. Keith Didier is the Adult Leader organizing this activity.

January 02, 2018

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Golden Eagle

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

January 09, 2018

Patrol Leaders Council

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

Information: All youth leaders are required to attend, prepared to actively contribute to the discussions.

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Golden Eagle

Uniform: Field (Class A)

January 11, 2018

Activity/Event: Sewell Eagle District Roundtable / Committee

Location: University Methodist Church (3350 Dalrymple Drive)

Time: 6:45 9:00 PM (Roundtable @ 6:45 PM / Committee @ 7:50 PM)

Information: For more information, please contact Chad Marxsen.

January 12-14, 2018

Activity/Event: Campout

Location: Galveston, TX

Meeting Location: St. Andrews UMC

Meeting Time: To Be Determined

January 16, 2018

Troop Committee Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Administration Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Golden Eagle

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

January 19, 2018

Activity/Event: Pack 777 Crossover

Location: Most Blessed Sacrament School Campus St. Ursula Hall

Time: 6:00 8:00 PM

January 23, 2018

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Golden Eagle

Uniform: Field (Class A)

January 30, 2018

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Golden Eagle

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

February 02-04, 2018

Activity/Event: COPE Campout

Location: Avondale Scout Reservation (Clinton, LA)

Meeting Location: St. Andrews UMC

Meeting Time: To Be Determined

February 06, 2018

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Ranger

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

February 08, 2018

Activity/Event: Sewell Eagle District Roundtable / Committee

Location: University Methodist Church (3350 Dalrymple Drive)

Time: 6:45 9:00 PM (Roundtable @ 6:45 PM / Committee @ 7:50 PM)

Information: For more information, please contact Chad Marxsen.

February 13, 2018

Patrol Leaders Council

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

Information: All youth leaders are required to attend, prepared to actively contribute to the discussions.

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Ranger

Uniform: Field (Class A)

February 20, 2018

Troop Committee Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Administration Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Ranger

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

February 23-25, 2018

Activity/Event: Woodbadge S1-211-18 Weekend 1

Location: Avondale Scout Reservation (Clinton, LA)

Information: For more information, refer to the IAC Website.

February 27, 2018

Court of Honor

Location: Most Blessed Sacrament School Campus St. Ursula Hall

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Uniform: Field (Class A)

Information: The event starts promptly at 7 PM and family members are invited and encouraged to attend.  Parents/guardians, if your Scout receives a rank advancement, you are invited to join him on stage!  Remember, please bring a camera!

The Court of Honor is for Scouts to receive recognition for the Merit Badge completions and rank advancementsWe do not award rank advancements at the regular meeting, although we do mention them.

REFRESHMENTS REQUEST

Please note below the requested items that we ask you purchase as your contribution to the refreshments for the event: 

If your last name starts with:

A - H: Please bring one large sized bag of Chips / Cheetos / Scoops (etc.)

I - P: Please bring one 2L soft drink - any variety, flavor, etc.

Q - Z: Please bring one family size package of cookies - any variety, flavor, etc.

Remember, even if your Scout has not attended our weekly troop meetings in some time, don't worry!  He's always welcomed and we would still like to see him!!  Perhaps he has a MB or rank advancement earned that has not been previously awarded!  If you would like to review a rank assessment for your Scout, please attend the weekly meeting to meet with Mr. Joe Griffin or contact SM Chad Marxsen via email.  
Our Goal is to support your Scout to Do His Best - and we hope that means Eagle Scout!  To date - Troop 888 has 123 names in our Eagle Hall of Fame!  We hope to inscribe your son's name one day on these prestigious plaques!
In the words of Scouting's Founder, Lord Baden Powell - "The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light."

March 02-04, 2018

Activity/Event: Order of the Arrow (OA) Ordeal

Location: Avondale Scout Reservation (Clinton, LA)

March 06, 2018

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Panther

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

March 08, 2018

Activity/Event: Sewell Eagle District Roundtable / Committee

Location: University Methodist Church (3350 Dalrymple Drive)

Time: 6:45 9:00 PM (Roundtable @ 6:45 PM / Committee @ 7:50 PM)

Information: For more information, please contact Chad Marxsen.

March 10, 2018

Activity/Event: IAC Merit Badge Day

Location: Louisiana State University Campus 1146 Pleasant Hall

March 13, 2018

Patrol Leaders Council

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

Information: All youth leaders are required to attend, prepared to actively contribute to the discussions.

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Panther

Uniform: Field (Class A)

March 16-18, 2018

Activity/Event: Woodbadge S1-211-18 Weekend 2

Location: Avondale Scout Reservation (Clinton, LA)

Information: For more information, refer to the IAC Website.

March 20, 2018

Troop Committee Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Administration Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Panther

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

March 23-25, 2018

Activity/Event: Pre-Camporee Campout

Location: To Be Determined

Meeting Location: St. Andrews UMC

Meeting Time: To Be Determined

March 27, 2018

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Panther

Uniform: Field (Class A)

April 03, 2018

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Golden Eagle

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

April 10, 2018

Patrol Leaders Council

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

Information: All youth leaders are required to attend, prepared to actively contribute to the discussions.

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Golden Eagle

Uniform: Field (Class A)

April 12, 2018

Activity/Event: Sewell Eagle District Roundtable / Committee

Location: University Methodist Church (3350 Dalrymple Drive)

Time: 6:45 9:00 PM (Roundtable @ 6:45 PM / Committee @ 7:50 PM)

Information: For more information, please contact Chad Marxsen.

April 17, 2018

Troop Committee Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Administration Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Golden Eagle

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

April 24, 2018

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Golden Eagle

Uniform: Field (Class A)

April 27-29, 2018

Activity/Event: IAC Sewell-Eagle District Camporee

Location: Avondale Scout Reservation (Clinton, LA)

Meeting Location: St. Andrews UMC

Meeting Time: To Be Determined

May 01, 2018

Patrol Leaders Council

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

Information: All youth leaders are required to attend, prepared to actively contribute to the discussions.

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Ranger

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

May 08, 2018

Court of Honor

Location: Most Blessed Sacrament School Campus St. Ursula Hall

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Uniform: Field (Class A)

Information: The event starts promptly at 7 PM and family members are invited and encouraged to attend.  Parents/guardians, if your Scout receives a rank advancement, you are invited to join him on stage!  Remember, please bring a camera!

The Court of Honor is for Scouts to receive recognition for the Merit Badge completions and rank advancementsWe do not award rank advancements at the regular meeting, although we do mention them.

REFRESHMENTS REQUEST

Please note below the requested items that we ask you purchase as your contribution to the refreshments for the event: 

If your last name starts with:

A - H: Please bring one large sized bag of Chips / Cheetos / Scoops (etc.)

I - P: Please bring one 2L soft drink - any variety, flavor, etc.

Q - Z: Please bring one family size package of cookies - any variety, flavor, etc.

Remember, even if your Scout has not attended our weekly troop meetings in some time, don't worry!  He's always welcomed and we would still like to see him!!  Perhaps he has a MB or rank advancement earned that has not been previously awarded!  If you would like to review a rank assessment for your Scout, please attend the weekly meeting to meet with Mr. Joe Griffin or contact SM Chad Marxsen via email.  
Our Goal is to support your Scout to Do His Best - and we hope that means Eagle Scout!  To date - Troop 888 has 123 names in our Eagle Hall of Fame!  We hope to inscribe your son's name one day on these prestigious plaques!
In the words of Scouting's Founder, Lord Baden Powell - "The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light."

May 10, 2018

Activity/Event: Sewell Eagle District Roundtable / Committee

Location: University Methodist Church (3350 Dalrymple Drive)

Time: 6:45 9:00 PM (Roundtable @ 6:45 PM / Committee @ 7:50 PM)

Information: For more information, please contact Chad Marxsen.

May 11-13, 2018

Activity/Event: Campout

Location: To Be Determined

Meeting Location: St. Andrews UMC

Meeting Time: To Be Determined

May 15, 2018

Troop Committee Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Administration Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Ranger

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

May 22, 2018

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Ranger

Uniform: Field (Class A)

May 27 - June 02, 2018

Activity/Event: Sea Base High Adventure

Location: Florida Sea Base (Islamorada, FL)

May 29, 2018

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Ranger

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

June 05, 2018

Patrol Leaders Council

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

Information: All youth leaders are required to attend, prepared to actively contribute to the discussions.

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Panther

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

June 10-16, 2018

Activity/Event: Summer Camp

Location: To Be Determined

Meeting Location: St. Andrews UMC

Meeting Time: To Be Determined

June 14, 2018

Activity/Event: Sewell Eagle District Roundtable / Committee

Location: University Methodist Church (3350 Dalrymple Drive)

Time: 6:45 9:00 PM (Roundtable @ 6:45 PM / Committee @ 7:50 PM)

Information: For more information, please contact Chad Marxsen.

June 19, 2018

Troop Committee Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Administration Building

Time: 6:00 7:00 PM

 

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Panther

Uniform: Activity (Class B)

June 26, 2018

Scout Meeting

Location: St. Andrews UMC Friendship Building

Time: 7:00 8:30 PM

Responsible Patrol: Panther

Uniform: Field (Class A)