Troop 68, BSA
Troop 68, BSA

 

 

Welcome to Troop 68

Trumbull, CT

 

Chartered By St. Theresa's Church

Over 65 Years Of Service To Area Youth

 

 

 

 

 

 TROOP NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS 

     
7/11 - Yawgoog Prep Meeting 2 St Theresa's ( Back Lot behind school) 6:30pm
     

 

Recent Photo's

June Court of Honor

June Camp Out

 

Yawgoog

 

It’s time to start getting ready for summer Camp at Yawgoog.  The dates for camp are July 30st  - August 6th .  The cost for camp this year is $435.00 per scout for the week. This year there will be a discount of $100 for every scout that also attends Jambo.  This discount also applies to scouts who have spent another full week at camp and even applies to scouts who go to another camp besides Yawgoog.  As always, there is a discount of $40 for each brother attending camp.  If a scout is unable to attend for the full week there is a daily rate of $65. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

We are now accepting deposits for all scouts who plan to attend camp.  A $75.00 deposit  is required along with the attached registration form.  The registration form is attached along with more information about camp and copies of the required Medical forms. Families should fill in one form for all scouts any adults attending camp.  If a scout is attending camp for less than the full week please indicate which days they will be attending camp.  As always, families may pay in installments.  If the cost of camp is keeping any scout from attending, please speak to the Scoutmaster.

 

IMPORTANT:  Current Medical Forms along with a copy of your insurance card, if available, are required for all scouts and adults attending camp.  I must receive a current BSA MEDICAL FORMS parts A,B and C, signed and dated by a physician,  NO LATER than July 11th at the second prep meeting.  Medical forms are considered current if the doctor’s signature is dated after July 30th, 2016.

 

Please note that If you have submitted parts A and B for previous troop events in the past year you will still need to fill out all 3 parts again which require a doctor’s signature.  Please include a copy of both sides of your Medical Insurance card, if available, with your med form.  NO SCOUT WILL BE ALLOWED AT CAMP WITHOUT A CURRENT MED FORM.

 

 

Adult help is always welcome at camp.  Adult cost is determined by the total number of scouts and adults attending.  Adults will be notified of the cost roughly 2 weeks before camp.  We expect the cost for adults to be around  $125 for the week

 

Important dates to remember:

 

June 16                                 $75 deposit due at Court of Honor

 

June 22, 6:30 pm               First prep-meeting in the parking lot behind Saint Theresa School.  There will be presentations about what scouts can expect at camp and also information on what they should bring. Hot dogs will be served

 

July 11                                   Final payment due along with medical forms including a copy of your insurance card.

 

July 11, 6:30 pm                Second Prep- meeting in the parking lot behind Saint Theresa School .  Additional information about camp will be provided.  Hot dogs will be served.

 

Camp links:

Yawoog.org

 

Troop 68 general camp information including what to bring.

 

A map of Yawgoog

 

Information for scouts with diet restrictions

 

Google Maps Directions to camp

 

Week 8 Fun Friends Adventure for older scouts.

 

 

 

 

Youth Protection Training - Have you done your yearly training ? If not, click here: https://my.scouting.org/ 

 

Troop 68 Email List Tips:

To email everyone on the list, send your email to list@troop68bsa.org
An email sent to this address is "broadcast" to the entire list. 
 
However, when you Reply to a message, it is only sent to the original sender, not the entire list. If you wish to reply to the list, Forward the email to list@troop68bsa.org
 
This email system is set up for better communication between all of us. Do not be afraid to use it.
Because the list is actively maintained, your message will reach all the Troop 68 families.
 
Here are some suggested uses, based on questions we've received recently: 
  • Need a ride to a camp out
  • Offering a ride 
  • Lost and Found items
  • Questions about dates or times not on the troop website (www.troop68bsa.org)
  • Announcements 
  • Any other information you think might be useful to the other families of your troop

 

Yawgoog 2016 Photo Gallery

Yawgoog 2015 "Born to be a Scout" - Youtube

 

High Adventure Trips:  Our scouts have taken part in once in a lifetime chances to experience the very best scouting has to offer at the most beautiful places on earth.  

 

Take a look at our High Adventure videos:

Philmont Scout Ranch, New Mexico - 2014

Key Largo Scuba, Florida Sea Base - 2011

 

Interested in Joining Troop 68

New Members are always welcome, membership is open to boys who have completed fifth grade or are 11 years old. If you are interested, please call or e-mail our Scoutmaster, Mr. Abrahamson, at 203-459-0482 or scoutmaster@troop68bsa.org. We'll invite you to a meeting or two so you and your parents can see what our program is all about. You do not have to live in Trumbull or belong to St. Theresa Church to join the troop.

 

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All Scouts and parents in Troop 68 should join the troop email list - important announcements about activities are sent out each week to all members. To subscribe or unsubscribe, please email your contact information to: scoutmaster@troop68bsa.org
 
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