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Boy Scout Troop 2877
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TROOP CALENDAR - Upcoming and Previous Activities


2021

üJanuary 4: Patrol Leader’sCouncil @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, Troop Guide,Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üJanuary 9: Eagle Court of Honor for Ethan Willis from 2-4 pm at CPC Sanctuary; come in your class A uniform to show support for our fellow Eagle Scout

üJanuary 15-18: Winter Camp @ Heartof Virginia Scout Reservation – We need to know NO LATER THAN 11/16/20 if youplan on attending. $61/youth (plus additional fees if applicable); $56/adult –includes meals & activities. Some merit badges may have an additional cost.

üJanuary 19: Committee Meeting @Rudy building 7 pm – All committee members, troop leaders, and parents jointogether to make decisions for the troop and learn about upcoming activities

üFebruary 1: Patrol Leader’sCouncil @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, Troop Guide,Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üFebruary 16: Committee Meeting @Rudy building 7 pm – All committee members, troop leaders, and parents join together to make decisions for the troop and learn about upcoming activities

üFebruary 19-21: Escape RoomCampout – Camping at Albright Scout Reservation and traveling to Last SecondEscape at 11001 Midlothian Turnpike, Suite A to experience the Escape room onSaturday, February 20. $33/person pays for escape room, food, and camp costs.Pay by February 8 so the room can be booked in advance.

üMarch 1: Patrol Leader’sCouncil @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, Troop Guide,Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üMarch 6: District Pinewood Derby – Scouts needed to set up, run PWD, and break down. Service hours apply.

üMarch 8: Last day to pay for2021 Summer Camp

ü  March 12-14: Patrol Competition Campout – Camping atAlbright Scout Reservation and engaging in friendly patrol competition. $12/personfor food + camping

üMarch 16: Committee Meeting @Rudy building 7 pm – All committee members, troop leaders, and parents jointogether to make decisions for the troop and learn about upcoming activities

üMarch 19-21: OA Induction – Any new Order of the Arrow Nominees complete their induction weekend

üApril 5: Patrol Leader’sCouncil @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, Troop Guide,Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üApril 9-11: DC Museum Campout –Camp at Cherry Hill Park, MD and travel to DC and explore the National Air& Space Museum/National Museum of Natural History. Scouts will need to bring a day pack with a bagged lunch. $12 for camping + food.

üApril 26: Unit Elections –Electing new Senior Patrol Leader and Patrol Leader for both troops

üMay 1: Arrohattoc Fishing FunDay

üMay 3: Patrol Leader’s Council @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, Troop Guide, Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üMay 14-16: Fishing Campout – Camp at Albright Scout Reservation and fishing at Dutch Gap Conservation Area in Chester, VA. $10 for food + $2 for camping + any adults must have fishing license. Bring your own fishing poles, bait, etc. Let us know if you need to borrow a pole.

üMay 18: Committee Meeting @Rudy building 7 pm – All committee members, troop leaders, and parents jointogether to make decisions for the troop and learn about upcoming activities

üMay 24: Uniform Inspection: Comein full Class A uniform including shirt, scout pants, scout socks, close-toedshoes, neckerchief, all patches in the correct locations, merit badge sash, hatif you have one, and book.

üJune 7: Patrol Leader’s Council @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, Troop Guide, Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üJune 20-26: Summer Camp @ T.Brady Saunders: $325/youth; $115/adult

üJuly 5: Patrol Leader’s Council @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, Troop Guide, Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üJuly 16-18: Camping atPocahontas State Park where we will rent canoes and swim at the swim park.$32/person for camping + canoe rental + food

üJuly 20: Committee Meeting @Rudy building 7 pm – All committee members, troop leaders, and parents jointogether to make decisions for the troop and learn about upcoming activities

üAugust 2: Patrol Leader’s Council @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, Troop Guide, Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üAugust 17: Committee Meeting @Rudy building 7 pm – All committee members, troop leaders, and parents join together to make decisions for the troop and learn about upcoming activities

üAugust 20-22: Ropes CourseCampout – Camping at Pipsico Scout Reservation and traveling to Ropes Course;$25.40/person for a 1 hour ropes course with 2 zip lines + $10/food + $5/personfor camping; add Monkey Drop for an additional $10.55/person (not required);minimum age of 10 – minimum height of 4’7” – maximum weight of 285 lbs. – closetoed shoes required

üSeptember 13: Patrol Leader’sCouncil @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, Troop Guide,Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üSeptember 17-19: Camping – TBD

üSeptember 21: Committee Meeting @Rudy building 7 pm – All committee members, troop leaders, and parents join together to make decisions for the troop and learn about upcoming activities

üOctober 4: Patrol Leader’s Council @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, Troop Guide, Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üOctober 15-17: Fall CamporeeCampout

üOctober 19: Committee Meeting @ Rudy building 7 pm – All committee members, troop leaders, and parents jointogether to make decisions for the troop and learn about upcoming activities

üOctober 25: Unit Elections – Electing new Senior Patrol Leader and Patrol Leader for both troops

üNovember 1: Patrol Leader’s Council @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader,Troop Guide, Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üNovember 8: Uniform Inspections – Comein full Class A uniform including shirt, scout pants, scout socks, close-toedshoes, neckerchief, all patches in the correct locations, merit badge sash, hatif you have one, and book.

üNovember 16: Committee Meeting @Rudy building 7 pm – All committee members, troop leaders, and parents join together to make decisions for the troop and learn about upcoming activities

üNovember 19-21: Campout – TBD

üDecember 6: Patrol Leader’sCouncil @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, Troop Guide,Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üDecember 14: Committee Meeting @Rudy building 7 pm – All committee members, troop leaders, and parents jointogether to make decisions for the troop and learn about upcoming activities

üDecember 18: Holiday Party – Bringa wrapped scouting related gift worth $5-10 for a white elephant style giftexchange.

 

2020

üJanuary11: Public Speaking Merit Badge – Richmond’s First Baptist Church 8am-4pm

üJanuary17-20: Winter Camp: Winter Camp @ Heart of Virginia Scout Reservation – We needto know ASAP if you plan on attending. $61/youth (plus additional fees ifapplicable); $56/adult – includes meals & activities. Some merit badges mayhave an additional cost.

üFebruary7-9: VA Beach Aquarium Trip Campout – Camping at Pipsico Scout Reservation;$22/person

üFebruary11: Grace Café – Serving Kielbasa; Scouts be there ASAP; adults starting @noon; service hours apply

üFebruary15: Pack 2877 Pinewood Derby @ CPC Fellowship Hall starting @ 11 am

üMarch13-15: Shotgun Shooting Merit Badge Campout - Camping at Albright ScoutReservation and traveling to Amelia Wildlife Management to complete MB.***Scouts must attend all meetings February 17-March 9 to attend this campingtrip unless you receive authorization from Mr. Kelley.***

üJune13: Clean up @ CPC – 8 am, service hours apply

üJuly5-10: Camp Resilience Summer Camp @ Pocahontas State Park - $100/person; needto know NLT 6/1/20 if you are attending; earn 9-12 merit badges

üSeptember11-13: Advancement Campout #1 - Camping at Albright Scout Reservation.Completing skills for Scouts 1st Class and below. Scouts 1st Class & Abovemay help teach younger scouts or complete service time.

üSeptember22: Join Scouting Night @ CPC – 5:30-8:30, Wear full Class A Uniform includingneckerchief and sash and come help set up, recruit cubs and potential troopmembers, clean up.

üOctober3: Clean up @ CPC – Starting at 9 am. Service hours apply. Need as many scoutsas possible to help with this large responsibility. Bring a mask, work gloves,and a filled water bottle.

üOctober5: Patrol Leader’s Council @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader,Troop Guide, Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üOctober12: WE WILL BE MEETING – Even though this is a holiday, we do plan to meet

üOctober13: Grace Café (Drive-Through Style) @ CPC – Let Mr. LaBrecque know ASAP if youcan help with this. Need adults beginning @ 1 pm. Service hours apply.

ü  October 16-18: Advancement Campout #2 –Camping at Albright Scout Reservation. Completing skills for Scouts 1st Classand below. Scouts 1st Class & Above may help teach younger scouts orcomplete service time.

üOctober23-25: Rifle Shooting Merit Badge Campout – Camping at Albright ScoutReservation and traveling to Amelia Wildlife Management to complete MB. ***Scoutsmust attend all meetings September 28-October 19 to attend this camping tripunless you receive authorization from Mr. Kelley.***

üOctober24: Help with Yard Sale @ CPC (if you are not camping) – See Mr. LaBrecque fordetails

üOctober26: Unit Elections – Sr. Patrol Leader & Patrol Leaders election for bothtroops

üOctober30-November 1: Camping with Pack 2877 for Creepy Forest – Camping at AlbrightScout Reservation. Troops will run a “creepy trail” on Halloween night for theyoungest cubs (Lion-Wolf). Also will help during the day for cub activities. Servicehours apply.

üNovember2: New Leadership Takes Over/ Patrol Leader’s Council @ 6 pm –  Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, Troop Guide, Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üNovember 6-8: Wilderness Survival Campout – Camping at Albright Scout Reservation and building wilderness survival shelters as well as learning other survival skills. AOL that will be bridging very soon will be joining us.

üNovember 9: Uniform Inspections: Wear your full Class A uniform and be ready for inspection

üNovember21: Scouting for Food/Bags IN – Bags will be collected and returned to collection sites. Scouts will receive 10 door hangers in the mail to be distributed to your 10 closest neighbor, family, or friends. On November 21,you are responsible for collecting food from your 10 people and bringing those bags to the church.

üNovember 30: Court of Honor (Awards Ceremony) – Come see your Scout earn all of the awards they’ve earned

üDecember 7: Patrol Leader’s Council @ 6 pm – Sr. Patrol Leader, Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, Troop Guide, Patrol Leaders, & Scribe should attend

üDecember 12: Holiday Party @ LaBrecque House 11-5. Bring a dish to share. Bring a Scouting related gift with a $5-10 value to swap with other participants in a white elephant gift exchange. Scouts will be playing Frisbee golf at Goyne Park before the party/exchange.

üDecember 18-20: Camping trip TBD

üDecember 21-January 2: NO SCOUT MEETINGS – Winter Break

 

2019

üJanuary12-15 - Winter Camp at T. Brady Saunders

üJan21- Building Pinewood Derby Outlaw Cards - Fellowship Hall

üJan28- Order of the Arrow Elections, All Scouts Should Attend

üFeb9- Pinewood Derby Day. Scouts to help run race. Outlaw Race Afterwards.

üFeb10- Scout Sunday at Chester Presbyterian Church. Scouts of all faiths shouldattend.

üFeb11 - Meeting on Tuesday 12th, no meeting Monday

üFeb12 - Scouts are cooking dinner at Grace Cafe, need adults starting at 1 pm,Scouts Arrive asap.

üFeb16- Dutch Oven Cooking, Advancements

üFeb25 - Court of Honor @7pm, bring a covered dish 

üMarch15,16,17- Indoor Rock Climbing, camping at Albrights - CLIMBING MERIT BADGE

üApril14- Camp Cards 9am-5pm – Troop 2877 Green Top

üApril24- Wednesday, Committee Meeting @ Church 7pm

üApril27- Camp Cards 8am-5pm: Cubs and Troop 2877 at Tractor Supply

üMay 2- ThursdayRoundTable

üMay11- Camp Cards 8am-5pm: Troop 2899 at Tractor Supply 

üMay12- Camp Cards 9am-5pm: Troop 2899 at Green Top (and all others who has notparticipated in any fundraising)

üMay17,18,19- Camping at James River State Park for Appomattox Court House NationalHistorical Park Trail and patch

üMay27- No Meeting.  Happy Memorial Day!

üJune4th Tuesday- All Scouts, Parents and Leaders we are cooking at the Grace Cafe(Church's free dinner night.

üJune16-22- Summer Camp at T. Brady Saunders

üJuly5,6- Service Project - Painting Scout House (Rudy building)

üJuly10- Committee Meeting

üJuly13- Service Project – Painting and Cleanup around Church, 9am-Noon

üJuly27, 27- Troop 2899 Hiking Mt Pleasant

üAug16,17,18- Kayaking Pocahontas State Park, Camping at Albrights ScoutReservation

üOct18,19,20- Mountain Man @ Albrights 

üOctober28- COH

üNov8,9,10- Dutch oven cooking and Wilderness Survival shelters building and otheractivities

üNov14&15th- (Cub Scout Arby's fundraiser)

üNov16- Scouting for Food – bags out

üNov21&22- Scout Arby's fundraiser, Troops 2877 & 2899

üNov21- Scouting for Food, Bags In

üDec5&6- Cubs and Troops Arby's combined fundraiser

üDec15- Christmas Party @ Jimmy's with Frisbee Golf at Goyne Park. 2pm-8pm

 

2018

üJanuary12, 13, 14, 15 - Winter Camp @ T. Brady Saunders

üJanuary20, 2018 - Michael's Eagle Scout Project

üFeb16, 17, 18 - National Air and Space Museum

üFeb19 - Pinewood Derby Race Day - Need help setting up early at 5:30pm

üFeb24 - Tyler's Eagle Project at Chester Presbyterian Church

üFeb25 - Scout Sunday. Scouts attend Chester Presbyterian Church service bethere at 10:40am 

üMarch5th and 12th - Monday night meeting, Orienteering classroom, need to be presentboth nights and go on camp out to obtain the merit badge.

üMarch16,17,18 - Orienteering and Dutch Oven Cooking, Camp Albright

üApril20, 21, 22 - Metal Smithing - Camping at Albright

üMarch5th and 12th - Monday night meeting, Orienteering classroom, need to be presentboth nights and go on camp out to obtain the merit badge.

üMarch16,17,18 - Orienteering and Dutch Oven Cooking, Camp Albright

üApril8 - 10am-2pm Camp Card Sales Fundraiser at Bass Pro

üApril20, 21, 22 - Metal Smithing - Camping at Albright - Metal Smith Merit Badge

üApril30th at Hopewell Community Pool - All Scouts are required to take the swim testannually.

üMay12- Eagle Court of Honor for Michael, Alex and Tyler at Chester PresbyterianChurch

üMay18,19,20 - Hiking up Mt Pleasant in Amherst County, Camping at Hog CampGap

üMay21 - Final Summer Camp payments are due 

üJune8 - Scout Night at Southside Speedway- If there is enough interest by ourscouts we could do this as a troop event.

üJune10 - Camp Card Sales Fundraiser at Bass Pro 10am - 2pm, meet at church at8:30am

üJuneSummer Camp 24th - 30th.

üJuly27, 28, 29 - Boating

üAugust7 (Tuesday) - Our Troop is helping Mid Cities Civic Association with their secondyear of National Night Out.  This will be a fun community serviceevent.  Service hours will be earned for attending and helping out.

üAugust17, 18, 19 - Kayak James River @James River State Park

üSeptember22 (maybe 23rd also - Ethan's Eagle Scout Project at YMCA, Be there at8am 

üSeptember24, Monday Meeting - pick up info for PopCorn Sales, Parents are invited.All proceeds go to individual Scout accounts to raise funds for their summercamp fees.

üOctober8th - Court of Honor

üOctober19, 20, 21 - First Aid in the woods (with wounded victims needing Scoutsfirst aid help) @Albright

üOctober27 - Scouting for Food.  Bags Out, meet at the Church at 8:30am

üNovember1st & 2nd, Thursday and Friday. We will be passing out flyers at theArby's at 6541 Bayside Lane, Midlothian between the hours of 4:30-8:00pm.  

üNovember3rd, Saturday. Scouting for Food.  Bags In, meet at the Church at9:30am.

üNovember16, 17, 18 - Olympics Obstacle course team race - @Albright  

 

2017

üJanuary13-17- Winter Camp T. Brady Saunders

üFebruary2 (Thursday) - Visiting Pack 822
February 4 (Saturday)- Caritas set up at church (Meet at church at12:30pm) 

üFebruary6 (Monday) - Scouts cooking CARITAS dinner 
February 18 (Saturday) - CARITAS take down (9am, meet at church)
February 25, 26 – Albrights – Open fire cooking (Dutch Ovens)

üFebruary25, 26 – Albrights – Open fire cooking (Dutch Ovens)

üMarch17, 18, 19 – Camping at the Sulewski's & Eagle Scout Project

üApril21, 22, 23 –  (Mariners Museum) Museum fee will be $20, Food $10

üMay19, 20, 21 – 50 Mile Bike Trip, Fish Hatchery then 25 miles to Williamsburg andreturn

üJune25 to July 1 - Summer Camp. (pictures athttps://www.flickr.com/gp/bsatroop2877/121s25 )

üJuly21, 22, 23 - Kayaking, James River State Park in Amherst Co, 9 miles whitewater 

üSeptember15, 16, 17 – Head Boat Fishing

üSeptember25 - Court of Honor

üOctober18 - Committee Meeting

üOctober21, 22 – Hike (Crab Tree Falls / Spy Rock)

üOctober28 Sunday - Scouting for food, Bags Out

üNovember4th - Bags In

üNovember17, 18, 19 - Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia

üDecember11 Monday - Christmas Party.

üDecember16 Saturday - Alex's Eagle Scout Project

 

2016

üFebruary20 – Day trip for Tubing at Wintergreen

üFebruary27 – Mulch fundraising sale
March 5 – CARITAS setup

üMarch5 – after CARITAS, Mulch fundraising sale

üMarch7 – CARITAS, Scouts cooking dinner

üApril– 15 mile bike ride, working on Biking merit badge

üMay20, 21, 22 – Kayaking and Obstacle course

üJune26-July 2 – Summer Camp T. Brady Saunders

üJuly11, 12 – VA Boating License taught by the Coast Guard – required for Boating meritbadge. All parents & family are welcome to join us to earn your VA BoatingLicense.

üJuly15, 16, 17 – Water Sports – Albright/Lake Chesdin, Boating merit badge andWater Sports merit badge. All adults in attendance, make sure you have taken “safetyafloat” and “swim defense” online.

üAugust19, 20, 21 – Head Boat Fishing, VA Beach

üSeptember16, 17, 18 – Biking 25 miles
October 21, 22, 23 – Back to basics at Fish Hatchery

üOctober29 – Scouting for food, Bags Out, Meet at Church at 9 am
November 5 – Scouting for food, Bags In, Meet at Church at 9 am

üNovember18, 19, 20 – Hiking on the AT trail, Saturday Hog Camp Gap to Mount Pleasant,Sunday Spy Rock