For Klondike 2014, 6 BSA Troop 85 boy scouts and 2 adult leaders went to a Winter Camporee event at Camp Miakonda, near Toledo, OH from 17-19 January. Matt M., Michael B, John Paul B, Michael P, Jordan H, and Christopher H went on the trip, with Jordan as...
This is the calendar of all events for the year.
And here it is.
Here is the November news letter, courtesy of the Historian, Thomas Weber.
The list of merit badge counselors has been updated on the website, as has the list of medical form expiration dates. Both are available as encrypted PDF files. The medical forms are as of March 11 2011 and the merit badge counsler forms are as of May 2010....
The Troop 85 Committee has released policies on both Scout Accounts and “Camperships” (sort of like scholarships, but for camping). Please read through these policies carefully. Also, note that we ask you to not use your scout account to pay for patrol food cost for weekend outings. See the
In 2010, the Boy Scouts of America will celebrate its hundredth anniversary. The BSA has produced an online video discussing the history of Scouting and the 100th anniversary. If you have a few minutes to spare, it’s worth a look.
Additionally, Mr. Madsen gave a brief presentation...
The new troop email “blaster” at our new troop site is up and operational. To send an email to everyone associated with the troop, just send your mail to the following address:
troop85-l [at] troop85bsa [dot] us
To prevent this mail server being used for spam, the blaster is moderated by several troop leaders. Thus, when you post a message, it will not go out right away.
The website now has blank permission slip templates posted in both MS Word (.doc) format, and in Rich Text (.rtf) format (which can be used by most word processors). The templates are available here.
Thanks to a generous donation from Ubiquity Servers, Troop 85 has a new website. We’re still shaking the last bugs out of the system, so please be patient with any errors you find.
A few of the new things you’ll find here include:
- Search. The left-hand sidebar now...