Troop 85: News

St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church, Beavercreek OH

2014 Stations of the Cross News

On March 21st several Troop 85 scouts volunteered to help with the St Luke Stations of the Cross service. QuinnR, ChrisB, LukeL, SeanL, SteffanP, JamesB, and EricD read the stations, held candles, and carried the cross through each station. The Stations of the Cross is one of several parish activities...

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2014 Merit Badge Trail News

At this year’s Chillicothe Merit Badge Trail held at the Greene County Career Center, a total of 17 Troop 85 Scouts took part, where 45 merit badges were worked on. This included 26 merit badges that are required for Eagle rank. The event included 3 separate Saturday mornings – February...

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2014 Klondike Expedition News

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...

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Troop Calendar of Events

This is the calendar of all events for the year.

February News Letter!

And here it is.

November Newsletter

Here is the November news letter, courtesy of the Historian, Thomas Weber.

Updated MB Counselor Lists, Medical Form Expiration

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....

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Scout Account and Campership Policies Released

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 Read full article

100 Years of Scouting!

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...

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New Troop Email Blaster

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.

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