Here’s what’s happening in February with Troop 166!

Here’s looking ahead to another great month!

Monday, January 30, 7:30 – 9 pm. Scout meeting @ church

Monday, February 6, 7:30 – 9 pm. Scout meeting @ church

Sunday, February 12 – optional Mad River Mountain Ski Day

Note: this is not a Troop outing, but as part of Simon Kenton Council, scouts and their families can take advantage of special pricing. $45/person for lift ticket, ski or snowboard rental, one hour group lesson, plus snow tubing. Or $20/person for snow tubing only. Choose from 9 am – 4pm or 4pm – 9:30 pm slots.

Must individually register by February 8 to get special pricing. Go to:, select the “Club Login” link, then enter club name “skc” and password “skiday17”.

Monday, February 13, 7:30 – 9 pm. Scout meeting @ church and Troop Committee Meeting

Friday, February 17, 6 pmSunday, February 19, noon. Winter Survival Campout! Depart and arrive from church

Scouts will spend the weekend at Camp Falling Rock, constructing Winter Survival shelters (using tarps, wood, leaves, or snow depending on the weather). Scouts can choose to sleep outside in their shelters, tents, or optionally in a nearby cabin.

Cost: $20/person.

Location: Camp Falling Rock, Scoutmaster’s Lodge


Meet Friday at 6 pm at Church parking lot

Return on Sunday around noon


Travel in Class A uniforms. Bring warm clothes appropriate to the weather. Those planning to sleep outside should consider bringing a second pad and a second sleeping bag or heavy blanket to drape over your main sleeping bag if the forecast is below 30 degrees overnight.

Recipe for Success = FUN!!!

Signup at:

Monday, February 20 — no meeting. President’s Day (no classes, Bexley Schools)

Saturday, February 25 — potential Bexley Maple Syrup Tapping service hours

Weather dependent. A separate e-mail will come out closer to the date.

Monday, February 27, 7:30 – 9 pm. Scout meeting @ church and Board of Review

Saturday, March 4 — potential Bexley Maple Syrup Production and Jeffrey Woods Festival service hours

Weather dependent. A separate e-mail will come out closer to the date.

For those planning ahead, here are the outings planned for the rest of the year — with some dates still being finalized:

March 31 – April 2: Cat and Mouse
April (date TBD): Scout Games
May 19-21: Iron Chef
June (date TBD): White Water
July 9-15: Summer Camp
August (date TBD): Family Campout
September (date TBD): Canoeing
October (date TBD): Backpacking
November 17 – 19: Pumpkin Chuckin’
December 8-9: Planning Overnight

See the troop calendar for additional details.

As reminders:

Thank you,


Ian Czaja

Outdoor Activities

Troop 166

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