We have schedule changes for September and October now that Bexley’s school and community fall schedules are out. Read below because activities and dates have changed. Be sure to adjust your calendar to take advantage of the great events ahead!
Monday, August 29, 7:30 – 9 pm. Court of Honor (Families are encouraged to join our celebration. We celebrate Scouts who have advanced their rank, show pictures of our activities from the past months, and enjoy some sweet treats at the end. Please bring a dessert to share)
Sunday, September 4: Labor Day Community Cookout and Soda Sales
Troop 166 has been asked to sell pop at the Bexley Labor Day Event. The event runs from 3 to 7 pm on Sunday, September 4 and is held at Jeffrey Mansion. The rain date is Monday, September 5. We need boys to sell and parents to supervise. Scouts can choose to earn money for their Scout Account or to earn service hours. There are three shifts available. Sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040e4cada62eab9-201617?1472089905682
Monday, September 5: No Troop Meeting due to Labor Day (no classes, Bexley schools)
Saturday, September 10, 8:30 am – Sunday September 11, noon. Family Campout, leaves from church. *** Note new date ***
Our SEPTEMBER outing will be action packed with a ROPES course that finishes with a ZIPLINE, a pool, and other fun outdoor activities for the whole family including a CAMPFIRE!!!
Meet at the Church at 8:30 am on Saturday, return noon on Sunday.
$25 per person includes food, activities, and a place to camp. Bring your own tent and camping equipment, sleeping bag, and mess kit. Contact Mr. Czaja at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need to borrow any equipment.
Parents and siblings are encouraged to join their Scouts on this outing. Where else can you get a weekend of fun adventure and great food for $25 each? Let’s make this a blowout attendance event!
JCC Hoover Camp and Family Park
4290 E. Walnut Street
Westerville, Ohio 43081
Monday, September 12, 7:30 – 9 pm. Scout meeting @ church
Monday, September 19, 7:30 – 9 pm. Scout meeting @ church, and Troop Committee Meeting
Monday, September 26, 7:30 – 9 pm. Scout meeting @ church and Board of Review (for Scout rank advancement)
Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1: Scout Service Hours opportunity at Bexley Community Campout
This is the fifth year of the Community Campout in the meadow behind Jeffrey Mansion. It is one of the Recreation Department’s most popular events. Scouts and Adults help families set up their tents and provide directions and assistance. We supervise the evening campfires and assist in serving meals. Everyone sleeps in tents overnight and we help cleanup up in the morning. We need Scouts to provide assistance and Adults to supervise. Service Hours for Scouts.
Monday, October 3: No Troop Meeting due to Rosh Hashanah (no classes, Bexley Schools)
Monday, October 10, 7:30 – 9 pm. Scout meeting @ church
Friday, October 14: Scout Service opportunity at Bexley Harvest Festival
On Friday, October 14, we will sell Hot Chocolate, Soda Pop and perhaps a few other things at Bexley’s Annual Harvest Festival. Details and a sign up link will follow closer to the event.
Monday, October 17, 7:30 – 9 pm. Scout meeting @ church, and Troop Committee Meeting
Friday, October 21, 6 pm – Sunday, October 23, noon. Backpacking Campout, leaves from Church
Our classic annual backpacking campout, and one of the most rewarding! There are multiple hiking lengths to provide a fun experience for backpackers of varying experience. The Troop has plenty of extra gear for both Scouts and Adults (just stop by a meeting or contact Mr. Czaja at the bottom of the e-mail). Details and a sign up link will follow closer to the event.
Monday, October 24, 7:30 – 9 pm. Scout meeting @ church and Board of Review (for Scout rank advancement)
Monday, October 31: Troop Meeting TBD (same evening as Halloween)
Outings for the rest of the year and other helpful information listed below:
September 10 – 11: Family Campout *** New Date ***
October 21 – 23: Backpacking Campout *** New Date ***
November 18 – 20: Pumpkin Chuckin’ Campout
December 9: Planning Overnight
See the troop calendar for additional details.
- All campouts are open to Troop 166 Boy Scouts, parents, and uniformed adults
- Travel to and from the campout in uniform
- All adults (parents as well as uniformed adults) need to have an up to date Youth Protection http://www.scouting.org/Training/YouthProtection.aspx
- Siblings can join the September family campout
- All attendees need to complete a permission form for every campout. Electronic copies can be downloaded and saved with your information for easy printing: http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/19-673.pdf
- A handy checklist for packing can be downloaded as well. It’s a great habit for every scout and adult: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/e54ef67b3c3d8e41341c3a63f/images/69755a69-b3bc-4714-b24e-04612bc3c8e4.jpg
- If you need to borrow a backpack, sleeping bag, pad, etc. for any outing, just ask Mr. or Mrs. Czaja.