Fwd: 11/17/18 (Tomorrow) Scouting for Food – Bag Pick-UP – NEW TIME 10:00 AM

Tim apologies for the last notice – please note new pickup start time is 10 AM tomorrow. Thank you.
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Hello Troop 216!
*Scouting for Food* *Bag Pick-Up *is this Saturday, 11/17/18. We will meet at the Bike-Trail Parking lot at the corner of Schwarz Rd. and Hwy 143 (across from Madison County Highway Department complex) at *10:00 am**…this is a change from my last email. The Council has asked us to wait until 10:00 AM to give residents more time to put their bags out of us to pick up. *
Once everyone assembles Mr. Valley will hand out the maps of our designated area to each driver. We hope everyone can help…and especially need adults to help transport given the large area to cover. Once the food is picked up, the drivers will bring it back to our meeting area and load it into Mr. Valley’s SUV, and possibly other vehicles if needed.
Please wear your Class A uniform and appropriate footwear. In addition to taking part in this great cause, your participation will count for service hours and as an activity for rank advancement.
I can be reached on my cell phone (314) 378-8140 at any time for questions, updates, etc.
We look forward to seeing you Saturday morning.
-Tim Valley
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1/26/19 University of Scouting registration details – register early!

UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING

* Saturday, January 26Southern Illinois University Edwardsville**Registration now open <www.scoutingevent.com/312-2019universityofscouting> (click on this link for times and registration details)*
*Troop 216 scouts and adults wishing to attend. Registration and transportation is your own responsibility!*
Blue Card Printing Instructions for Scouts <stlbsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/How-Scouts-will-Print-Their-Blue-Cards.pdf>
University of Scouting is a day-long event that offers the widest variety of training opportunities, in all program areas, all in one place! You will find just about anything to do with Scouting at University of Scouting whether you are a Scout, leader, commissioner, or parent! And be sure to visit the midway where local companies and organizations will be set up to show off their upcoming opportunities.
Here is just a sample of classes you will find at University of Scouting:
– *Unit Commissioner Basic Training *— This is your first step as a new unit commissioner. Learn the responsibilities of this position and how to accomplish those tasks. – *ECSI First Aid Training *– Learn the basics of First Aid and CPR such as rescue breathing, soft tissue injuries and broken bones. Choose from the morning session or afternoon session. – *Character Development *— As a leader, you will learn how Cub Scouting is designed to help develop good character and positive attitudes in our youth. This session also discusses the 12 core values. – *Add “Sizzle” to Your Unit Program* — If your troop is bored with the same program year after year, spice things up with these tips for incorporating new and exciting events and activities! – *BSA High Adventure *– Philmont, Northern Tier and others. Learn about these great programs, registration procedures and preparation for participation, as well as other awesome high-adventure opportunities! – *Special Needs Overview *— Every unit has at least one Scout with Special Needs, which includes autism, attention deficit disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, asthma, diabetes, hearing or visual impairment and many others. Learn about the tools available to you when dealing with these challenges.
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11/10/18 Scouting for Food – Bag Drop-off

Hello Troop 216!
*Scouting for Food* *Bag Drop-Off *is this Saturday, 11/10/18. We will meet at the Bike-Trail Parking lot at the corner of Schwarz Rd. and Hwy 143 (across from Madison County Highway Department complex) at 9:00 am. Once everyone assembles Mr. Valley will hand out the bags as well as maps of our designated area. We hope everyone can help…and especially need adults to help transport given the large area to cover.
We will send out another email next week regarding *Bag Pick-Up *the following Saturday 11/17/18 (meeting at the same time and place).
Please wear your Class A uniform and appropriate footwear. In addition to taking part in this great cause, your participation will count for service hours and as an activity for rank advancement.
I can be reached on my cell phone (314) 378-8140 at any time for questions, updates, etc.
We look forward to seeing you Saturday morning.
-Tim Valley
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Troop 216 – 12/7 YMCA Lock in permission slip

Permission slips for the Troop’s annual Lock In (December 7th) are due by the conclusion of our next troop meeting on *Monday, December 3rd*. Permission slip is attached.
– *Scouts that are not in “good standing” will not be allowed to attend *
– *Scouts of driving age, CANNOT drive themselves to or from this event*
Adults, please indicate whether you plan to stay or not (no cost to attend for adults).
Please contact troop leadership with any questions. Thank you.
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11/11 Veteran’s Day observances by Troop 216 – 2 opportunities

Troop 216 has been invited to participate in the following two (2) local Veteran’s Day observances…
*Sunday, November 11th @ 12:15 PM** Every year, veterans from VFW Post 2222 and American Legion Post 435 conduct a pre-Veteran’s Day March to the Glen Carbon Veterans Monument. They have invited local Cub Scout and Boy Scout groups to participate.
12:15 pm – Assemble at American Legion, 190 South Main Street, Glen Carbon March to Glen Carbon Veterans Monument 12:30 pm – Ceremony
*Sunday, November 11th @ 6:30 PM** Troop 216 will honor the service of our Veterans by walking in the Edwardsville Veterans Day parade. The parade begins at 7:00 pm; please be in place by 6:30 pm at Lincoln Middle School, 145 West St, Edwardsville, IL 62025.
**We will wear full Class A uniforms and will carry the American and Troop flags. Dress appropriately for the weather. Family members are welcome to join in. *
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11/5 order deadline – 2019 Cardinal Calendars fundraiser

Calendar orders and payments are due by the conclusion of tomorrow night’s (11/5) Troop Committee meeting.
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———- Forwarded message ——— From: Troop 216 <troop216.bsa@gmail.com> Date: Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 9:15 PM Subject: 2019 Cardinal Calendars fundraiser – 11/5 order deadline To:
Mrs. Welsh presented the attached information and order forms to scouts during the last 2 troop meetings.
*Order forms and payment are due by the conclusion of the November 5th troop meeting.*
This is another way for your scout to earn & pay his own way for scouting activities, such as camp outs, summer camp, Philmont, camping gear, etc. For each calendar sold, scouts will earn $6.50 credit to their scout account.
Questions? Please contact Beth Welsh at beth@pjwelsh.com. <beth@pjwelsh.com>
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Additional information available on our webpage: www.troop216bsa.com – check the site often for Troop news, resources, calendar updates, etc.
Please note that this email account is not monitored 24/7. If you have a question for a specific adult leader, please contact them privately. Troop Committee Chair – Annette Schoeberle afschoeberle@gmail.com Scoutmaster – Gary Gill gillorang@gmail.com Advancements – Shane Smith ShanedSmith@outlook.com Parent Coordinator – Tara Kuhne teeku2002@yahoo.com

Fwd: URGENT! Membership rechartering and annual dues – please handle by 11/5, but no later than 11/19

This is a reminder about annual membership renewal. Please see below and complete the attached form. Troop Treasurer’s (Mr. Dunning and Mr. Valley) have a list of OA members if you wish to pay your 2019 Lodge dues via a group payment from the Troop, otherwise you will be responsible to do so yourself. Thank you.
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———- Forwarded message ——— From: Troop 216 <troop216.bsa@gmail.com> Date: Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 7:07 PM Subject: URGENT! Membership rechartering and annual dues – please handle by 11/5, but no later than 11/19 To:
Troop 216 Scout and Family:
Each year the troop must renew its membership charter with the Council. Scouts and registered adults have a yearly fee of $33 for membership renewal (re-charter). Each scout is also responsible for dues which are $10 per quarter. Scouts may pay for the entire year up front or on a quarterly basis. You may also elect to update your scout’s Boy’s Life subscription and pay 2019 OA Lodge dues. Your scout may elect to have the funds deducted from their scout account (part of pay your own way).
Re-charter fee for adults and scouts along with first quarter dues are *due by Monday, November 19th*. Please fill out the lower portion of the attached form with your choices and turn in with payment at the 11/5 and 11/19 troop meetings.
Scout account balance information is available by replying to this email or asking Steve Dunning/Tim Valley at the Troop meeting for their current balance.
If you are a registered adult and have received email notification that your Youth Protection Training (YPT) is scheduled to expired on or after January 1, 2019, you MUST take the new YPT, otherwise the online rechartering system will not allow you to recharter as an adult. Please update your training as soon as possible to ensure your recharter status is accepted by the Council. Go to www.my.scouting.org to complete the online training.
Thank you.
Annette Schoeberle Troop Committee Chair

URGENT! Membership rechartering and annual dues – please handle by 11/5, but no later than 11/19

Troop 216 Scout and Family:
Each year the troop must renew its membership charter with the Council. Scouts and registered adults have a yearly fee of $33 for membership renewal (re-charter). Each scout is also responsible for dues which are $10 per quarter. Scouts may pay for the entire year up front or on a quarterly basis. You may also elect to update your scout’s Boy’s Life subscription and pay 2019 OA Lodge dues. Your scout may elect to have the funds deducted from their scout account (part of pay your own way).
Re-charter fee for adults and scouts along with first quarter dues are *due by Monday, November 19th*. Please fill out the lower portion of the attached form with your choices and turn in with payment at the 11/5 and 11/19 troop meetings.
Scout account balance information is available by replying to this email or asking Steve Dunning/Tim Valley at the Troop meeting for their current balance.
If you are a registered adult and have received email notification that your Youth Protection Training (YPT) is scheduled to expired on or after January 1, 2019, you MUST take the new YPT, otherwise the online rechartering system will not allow you to recharter as an adult. Please update your training as soon as possible to ensure your recharter status is accepted by the Council. Go to www.my.scouting.org to complete the online training.
Thank you.
Annette Schoeberle Troop Committee Chair

Fwd: 11/2-11/4 Camp Vandeventer camping – due by 10/29

Just a reminder to submit your permission slip by the conclusion of tomorrow night’s (10/29) Troop meeting. Thank you.
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———- Forwarded message ——— From: Troop 216 <troop216.bsa@gmail.com> Date: Sun, Oct 14, 2018 at 12:49 PM Subject: 11/2-11/4 Camp Vandeventer camping – due by 10/29 To:
Attached is the permission slip. Please return with payment by the conclusion of the troop meeting on Monday, October 29th. An addition has been made on the form to note if alternative departure is planned on Sunday morning. It is important that we know ahead of time, so transportation planning can be fully addressed beforehand and no concerns arise about the whereabouts of a scout(s). Thank you.
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