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Welcome to BSA Troop 414!

BSA Troop 414 meets every Monday at 7:00pm in the Fellowship Hall at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Norge, Virginia.

We are a medium-sized Troop with a variety of activities and scheduled monthly outings.

For our first year scouts, our focus is on rank advancement with a very exciting program, the objective being that every 1st year scout achieve First Class by the end of their first year. For our older scouts, we have many high adventure activities and opportunities for merit badges and rank advancement as well.

If you are looking for fun & adventure, then BSA Troop 414 might be for you! New prospective members of Troop 414 are invited to visit one of our Troop meetings to learn more and speak with the Scouts and adult leaders.

Interested youth may also begin the application process at BeAScout.org.

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Digital Technology Merit Badge - 2nd Session at 7pm on 9/1

Posted by admin on Aug 24 2016 - 12:36pm

Hank has pushed back the session on 9/1 to 7pm, and he believes it should wrap up between 8-8:30.

Please make sure Scouts participating have completed their homework assignments!

Cub Scout Pack 414 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Posted by admin on Aug 23 2016 - 12:31pm

Now, in this 6th year since we dedicated the memorial to 9/11 at Fire Station Number 1, on behalf of our Cubmaster, John Dereix, our Scout Pack would like to invite you and your families to attend a remembrance ceremony.

The ceremony will be held on Sunday, Sep 11, 2016, at 7pm at the James City Bruton Volunteer Fire Department.  Uniformed personnel, active and retired, are encouraged to wear their attire as appropriate.

Feel free to contact me via e-mail at angela.dereix@gmail.com or by home phone, 757-603-6958 (no text capability) with any questions you may have.

Spring Break Trip Input

Posted by admin on Aug 19 2016 - 11:40am

For the past few years, we've tried to schedule a Scout outing over Spring Break with little success. The upside to doing something over Spring Break is that you can go a little further than a normal weekend campout because of the extra time. However, we've found many families do something over break, which limits participation.

Rather than assume there isn't interest, I wanted to get a sense for who might be interested in a trip leaving Friday, 3/31 and returning Monday, 4/3. The locations suggested are:

  • Charleston, SC: Camping and a night sleeping aboard the USS Yorktown. Patriots Point would also be included.
  • Gettysburg, PA: See the battlefield and tour the area.
  • Biking along the C&O Canal: spend a few days biking and taking in the sights (Antietam).

If this is something you're interested in, please register at http://bsatroop414.com/node/3153 and let us know your thoughts/preferences. This is all early stages, so if you have another suggestion, or a different timeframe in mind, please say so!

Summer Camp 2017 Options

Posted by admin on Aug 16 2016 - 10:55am

During our annual calendar planning sessions on Saturday, the Troop Leaders have narrowed down the options for summer camp as follows. If you are interested in attending summer camp either the week of July 2nd or July 9th, 2017, please provide feedback to your Patrol Leader on the camp you prefer:

  1. Camp Powhatan. http://brmcreservation.org/camp-Powhatan_2.htm
  2. Camp Raven Knob. http://www.ravenknob.com/
  3. Camp Durant. http://www.ocscouts.org/camp-durant/

Popcorn Details

Posted by admin on Aug 15 2016 - 9:40pm

Thanks to everyone who took an initial allotment of popcorn at the 8/15 Troop meeting. A few more details

  1. Pricing: Caramel Corn with Nuts - $20/bag; Kettle Corn - $25/box; Unbelievable Butter - $20/box; Butter Light - $20/box; Caramel Corn - $10/bag; White Cheddar Cheese Corn - $15/bag.
  2. Take Orders: We're working on getting Take Order forms to use. We should be able to get these at the Council Office. We'll distribute them as soon as we get them.
  3. Online Sales: You can also sell popcorn and receive the same benefit ONLINE! Register here and share the details with your friends and family via email, Facebook, etc. https://www.trails-end.com/Home/Register
  4. Additional Product: Yes, we will be placing an additional order(s) for popcorn. Chocolate product orders can be made after September 2nd, and final product orders are due November 4th.

All of the details on the program are attached, but feel free to reach out to Tom or Vonda Rodriguez if you have additional questions.

Troop Family Picnic - Sunday, August 21st.

Posted by admin on Aug 14 2016 - 7:35am

Please use the following link to sign up for our annual Troop Family Picnic and Pool Party on Sunday, August 21st from 5-8pm.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084ba5a72fab9-troop

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