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New Location for Troop 151 Tree Lot

November 22, 2015 By: Kevin Category: Announcement

Troop 151 will be selling Hunter Farms trees from the St. Catherine’s Tree lot this year.

Please find us at
St. Catherine’s Parish & School
8524 8th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115

Download and print flyers to post for us!

Still the same great trees, from the same great Troop! Thanks for your Support!

For a bit more info, you can see the article that Maple Leaf Life wrote below:

Wanted: Local home for Scout Christmas tree lot

Local Boy Scout Troop 151 has been selling Christmas trees for the past 34 years from the parking lot of the Safeway at Roosevelt Way Northeast and Northeast 75th Street.

That’s not working this year, writes Bob Brotherson, Scoutmaster.

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Youth Protection Training

October 12, 2015 By: Kevin Category: Announcement, BSA News

It’s that time of year again. All volunteers with the troop need to complete the BSA Youth Protection Training and provide a certificate indicating that they have attended and passed this training so that our charter can be renewed.

Clear instructions on how to create an account and take the training online.

 

Pumpkins Sales

October 11, 2014 By: Kevin Category: Announcement

Troop 151 will be selling pumpkins at the Hunter’s tree lot located at 7744 35th Ave NE Seattle during the month of October. We have a wide variety of pumpkins and gourds ranging in price from $2 to $35. Open Fridays 4pm-8pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. These pumpkins were fresh cut by Boy Scouts on their campout last week.
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Merit Badge Fair

October 01, 2013 By: Kevin Category: Announcement, Events, Merit Badge

Saturday, October 26th, 2013 8:30 am to 1 pm

Open to all Boys Scouts in any Troop.

Shoreline Stake, 102 N 132nd St, Seattle, WA 98133

The event is in the planning stage. Merit badges to be offered will be announced soon.

Philatelic Exhibition

October 01, 2013 By: Kevin Category: Announcement, Events

Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98168

November 1-3, 2013

Boy Scout Workshop is from 10AM to 3PM, admission is free.
Prizes and youth activities every day.

New Requirements for Eagle Scout Jan 1, 2014

October 01, 2013 By: Kevin Category: Announcement, Eagle Scout, Merit Badge

Sustainability and Cooking merit badges will join the list of Eagle-required merit badges over the next months. Sustainability, a new merit badge, will join Environmental Science as an Eagle Scout option . Cooking, meanwhile, will become Eagle-required as of Jan. 1, 2014. The total number of merit badges required for the Eagle Scout Award will remain at 21. In other words, instead of 12 Eagle required badges and 9 elective badges, a Scout must earn 13 Eagle-required and 8 elective badges.
Current list of Eagle-required merit badges. Earn a total of 21 merit badges, including the following:

  • First Aid
  • Citizenship in the Community
  • Citizenship in the Nation
  • Citizenship in the World
  • Communication
  • Personal Fitness
  • Emergency Preparedness OR Lifesaving
  • Environmental Science
  • Personal Management
  • Swimming OR Hiking OR Cycling
  • Camping
  • Family Life

List of Eagle-required merit badges, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Earn a total of 21 merit badges, including the following:

  • First Aid
  • Citizenship in the Community
  • Citizenship in the Nation
  • Citizenship in the World
  • Communication
  • Personal Fitness
  • Emergency Preparedness OR Lifesaving
  • Environmental Science OR Sustainability
  • Personal Management
  • Swimming OR Hiking OR Cycling
  • Camping
  • Family Life
  • Cooking

More info on the Chief Seattle Council website

Family Camp Date Set

May 07, 2013 By: Kevin Category: Announcement

After reviewing all of the responses for which date would work best for Family Camp, the date selected is Aug 2-4.  We are now working on the location will let everyone know as soon as possible.

 

4th Annual Turkey Burner Classic 50-Miler

November 13, 2012 By: Kevin Category: Announcement, Events, Merit Badge

When: 7 a.m., Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 (the day after Thanksgiving)
Where: The Shoreline Top Foods Store, 1201 N. 175th Street, Shoreline, WA 98133

We meet at 7 a.m. for free refreshments provided by Top Foods and then leave by 7:30 a.m. to ride north on the Interurban Trail to Everett and back — a distance of 50 miles, which can fulfill the Cycling Merit Badge requirement.

We take a fairly leisurely pace and make a couple of stops for hot chocolate and have lunch at the downtown Everett McDonalds (bring a few extra $$).

Please make sure your bike is in good working order and have your 10 essentials. Please… no cotton! We do not offer breakdown service or repair. This event is simply an opportunity to burn some post-Thanksgiving calories and ride with fellow scouts and scouters. We always have a great time.

In case of snow or substantial ice we will reschedule. Please check the Troop 853 website in the event of extremely severe weather. We do ride in the rain (and we love it).

Kurt Herzog
Scoutmaster
Troop 853
425-244-5840

Aurora District Merit Badge Fair

October 30, 2012 By: Kevin Category: Announcement, Merit Badge

Date: Saturday, Nov 17
Registration Time: 8:30am
Event Time: 9am to 3pm
Location: Seattle North Stake Center, LDS, 5701 8th Ave NE, Seattle

  • Bring a blue card from your troop
  • Dress in full uniform
  • Bring your own lunch

Prepare by reading the merit badge book, print out the MeritBadge.com worksheets. Small fee upon registration – to be determined.

Here is the current list of Merit Badges to date:

  • Citizenship in the Nation
  • Geocaching
  • Indian Lore
  • Scouting Heritage
  • Cycling
  • Citizenship in the World (Morning Session)
  • Camping (afternoon session)
  • Astronomy
  • Space Exploration
  • Surveying
  • Traffic Safety
  • Engineering
  • Oceanography
  • Indian Lore
  • Scouting Heritage
  • Snow sports (Morning Session – also needs Trip to Stevens Pass to complete. To be scheduled at class.

Want to volunteer?

  • Contact Janice Maxson – [email protected]

Questions?

  • Contact Janice or Darcy Niedermeyer – [email protected]

We look forward to seeing you there!!

Doodle 4 Google

March 10, 2012 By: Kevin Category: Announcement, General

Google is having a contest for kids K-12 to design their next logo. The prizes are pretty enticing so if you know of any aspiring artists, please share. The deadline for submissions is March 23.  Here a link to a PDF flyer on this activity and there’s more info below:

 

Hi, My name is Ashlee Piper and I’m a Field Marketing Representative for Google. I’m contacting you today to discuss one of the many ways your program can partner with Google to create more opportunities for your children.

Right now, Google is hosting Doodle 4 Google, which is an art competition that challenges students to redesign our Google logo, with a doodle based on the theme: “If I could travel in time, I’d visit…”

The national winner takes home a $30,000 college scholarship and awards his school with a $50,000 technology grant. In addition, the winning “Doodle” will also be displayed on Google’s homepage, Crayola’s iconic 64 box, and even more exciting our state winner will have his or art featured at Washington State’s Local Exhibit, The Pacific Science Center.

Please take some time to review the attached 1-Sheeter and let me know how we can best communicate this opportunity to your kids.

In addition, we also have Submission kits that we can provide to help some of your schools hold their own Doodle activity. Please let me know if you are interested. so that I may deliver a kit ASAP. The kit includes Entry Forms, Crayola Crayons, Markers, and Map Pencils. We also have tons of printed submission forms to give you as well.

Below are a couple links to help you learn more about Doodle 4 Google and to meet Matteo Lopez, the 2011 Doodle 4 Google National Winner.

D4G: Website

D4G: Meet Matte Lopez (2011 National Winner)

Please let me know the best way to proceed with getting you a kit or more information. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask!

Sincerely,
Ashlee Piper