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TROOP 33 NEWS:


TROOP 33 EVENTS:

JANUARY
IDITAROD CAMPOUT to Garland Scout Ranch was on January 25-27, 2013. Troop 33 built 2 sleds for the campout event. 12 Boys attended the campout, and 7 leaders attended. The weather was a little cold and wet but everyone had fun and participated in many Iditarod Events. The troop placed in four events: "Fire Starting without matches" (took 1st and 2nd place), "Tarp Flipping" (took 2nd place) and "Nature Identification" (took 3rd place).

FEBRUARY
TROOP CAMPOUT was on Survivor Island on Toledo Bend Reservoir. This was an annual campout to a 200 acre island on Toledo Bend Reservoir. Scouting skills were taught, high adventure activities, annual squirrel hunt and cooking. This was a great casmpout and all the boys had a great time!!! TOT N CHIP AND FIRE AND CHIT WERE TAUGHT ON THIS CAMPOUT AND WERE PRESENTED AT THE EVENING CAMPFIRE PROGRAM!! Church service was held around the campfire on Sunday morning and everyone enjoyed that too! Scouts and leaders "Reflected" on the campout and learned from their experiences.

MARCH
TROOP CAMPOUT to Boles Field in Texas where we will be playing the "Survivor" Game and will have fire building completitions. A great camping spot with big hills and valleys in East Texas. We will be staying at the old fox-hunting covered pavillion with a big fire place and covered pavillion. This is an old Fox Hunting Camp with the only National Fox Hunting Dog Cemetery in the United States. You don't want to miss this one!!!

APRIL
TO BE ANNOUNCED.... District Campout (location to be announced)

MAY
TO BE ANNOUNCED.... No campout announced for this month yet...

JUNE
THIS IS HIGH ADVENTURE MONTH!! Survivor Youth Camp on Survivor Island is June 6-8 (A GREAT CAMP!!!) SUMMER CAMP -- Dates to be announced... Annual Buffalo River Canoe Trip Other called summer activities to be announced....

JULY
SUMMER CAMP AT CAMP ORR ON THE BUFFALO RIVER!!! A GREAT CAMP!! OTHER ACTIVITIES DURING MONTH AND FAMILY VACATIONS MONTH. Some Boy Scout activities may be planned for this month. AS YOU CAN SEE, THE TROOP IS PLANNING A GREAT YEAR IN SCOUTING SO INVITE ALL YOUR FRIENDS WHO MIGHT WANT TO JOIN UP FOR SOME GREAT SCOUTING FUN AND ADVENTURE!!




OLD NEWS:
SCOUTS FROM TROOP 33 AND SEVERAL OTHER TROOPS TRAVELED TO PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH IN JUNE 2009 TO EXPERIENCE A 90 MILE BACKPACKING ADVENTURE THROUGH THE SANGRA DE CRISTA MOUNTAINS OF NEW MEXICO. SCOUTS OF TROOP 33 ON THE TRIP WERE: TIM MCCLAIN, RONNIE LAND, JIM BABCOCK, ROBERT DELCONTE, JOEY MALABICKY, RYAN WINCHESTER, AND JACOB MCCLAIN.

THE TROOP PARTICIPATED IN THE NORWELA COUNCIL 2012 CAMPOREE AT GARLAND SCOUT RANCH OCTOBER 2012, AND HAD A FANTASTIC TIME. PATROLS EARNED SEVERAL RIBBONS FOR VARIOUS EVENTS. SEVERAL SCOUTS PARTICPATED IN THE 2012 "CAMP TURKEY" AT GARLAND SCOUT RANCH IN NOVEMBER.
TROOP COURT OF HONOR CHRISTMAS PARTY AT LOGANSPORT FIRE STATION MONDAY, DEC. 10TH was fun for troop. We had many awards and advancements presented and finished off with a Christmas Party with gift exchanges. Was a blast!!




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