USS IOWA OVERNIGHT February 2015

USS IOWA

OVERNIGHT ON THE BATTLE SHIP

ATTENTION ON DECK!

TROOP #58 will be deploying to an overnight experience aboard the USS Iowa, Battleship.

Date: February 21-22, 2015

Cost: $90.00 per person

While aboard the Battleship IOWA, crew men will learn the daily routine of the US Navy sailors. Including standing watch and eating in the mess decks. You’ll visit the “Zoo” on the fo’c’sle, learn about signaling from the signal bridge and explore the basic of navy gunnery. Crew men will also use the Night Watch Checklist to track their “hunt” for unique and interested shipboard features and equipment.

Included in the Program:

  • Overnight accommodations aboard Battleship IOWA, sleeping in a berth in the enlisted crew quarters
  • Inside information on the battleship’s history including her life at sea, and the wars she fought in.
  • Participate in full schedule of tours and activities which promote learning in a fun and exciting environment aboard the Battle Iowa
  • Enjoy dinner and breakfast in the Enlisted Mess Desks

BREAK DOWN OF PAYMENTS:

To reserve you spot, a $50.00 (per person) non-refundable deposit is due by December 8, 2014

Remainder $40. (per person) will be due January 12, 2015

or you can pay in full!

***Permission slips will come later for you to sign

**All payments are non-refundable, if you put in the deposit, you are obligated to pay the full amount of $90.   Reservations will be made on accordance to deposit. Troop #58 is placing money down to hold your scout’s spot, Troop #58 will not get the money returned, if you do not attend.  Spaces are limited, once the spaces are full, there will be a waiting list made.      Checks are acceptable.  Payable to Troop #58

Enclosed is a tear off, please submit it with your payment.

USS IOWA

You must submit a deposit to be added to the list, and to hold a spot for your scout.

CALICO GHOST TOWN December 2014

We will be departing on Friday for Calico Ghost Town. Will spend Saturday morning hiking through the canyons & touring the old mines in the area. In the afternoon, we will be visiting the ghost town of Calico.  Scouts should bring layering clothes, sunscreen, water bottles, hats, two flashlights, and very sturdy hiking shoes, books and essential gear to compete with. Patrols will be cooking Saturday breakfast, dinner, and Sunday morning breakfast. Saturday lunch is on a individual basis. Scouts need to bring extra spending money for town. Scouts need to eat prior to departing on Friday.

ALL MONIES FOR PATROL FOOD, WILL COME OUT OF PATROL FUNDS. Uniform is class B coming & going.

Here is the full permission slip.

Calico 2014

FLAG RETIREMENT AT ETERNAL VALLEY MEMORIAL PARK

Dear Parents,

Troop #58 has been asked to preform a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Veteran’s Day at Eternal Valley Memorial Park.

This is a huge honor to be asked,  we are encouraging all scouts to come and show support.   There was a sign up sheet last night for those wanting to participate in the color guard.  Scout Pierce Monahan will be heading the Honor Guard.

Scouts need to be in FULL CLASS A UNIFORM (FULL- means with Sash).

Here is the agenda for the day:

Nov. 11, 2:00 p.m. Eternal Valley Agenda:

  • Welcome
  • Flag Ceremony
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • National Anthem
  • Invocation
  • Flag Retirement Ceremony (Troop 58)
  • Speech – The Meaning of Veterans Day
  • Recognition of Veterans in Attendance
  • Wreath Laying Ceremony
  • Concluding Words
  • Benediction
  • Retiring the Colors
  • Refreshments

If you have any questions, please contact our Scoutmaster

Tim Terpening