Scoutmaster's Message March 12 2019

Post date: Mar 12, 2019 3:9:31 PM

Good morning. Last night we had our monthly Troop committee meeting and it occurred to me that we have a lot going on, and I figured i would present you with a list of upcoming events and deadlines. These dates can also be found on the Troop website calendar at

March 20th: Deadline for the FSR summer camp t-shirt design contest. Submissions to Mrs. Harrington.

March 22-24th: Camping trip to Camp Rodney (see flyer and sign-up)

March 27th: Deadline for the Spring 2019 Class B orders (see order form). It is highly recommended that every scout have a red class b t-shirt for service projects, summer camp and other times when we're not in Class A. This is the official Class B shirt of the troop.

March 29th: Shore Comedy Night adult social event - We have two open spots at the Troop 66 table (see flyer but please register at

March 30th: Chris M. Eagle Court of Honor (see flyer)

April 10th: Annual Cake Auction & covered dish (see flyer)

April 12th: Camping trip to Worthington State Forest & Hike at Mt. Tammany

April 17th: Deadline for Forestburg summer camp payment of $430

May 4-5th: Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST) at Quail Hill Scout Reservation. This Saturday-Sunday event is for all scouts second class and above who wish to have a leadership position in the Troop. (Anyone who attended last year does not need to attend again.)

May 5th: Scotty H. Eagle Court of Honor (see flyer)

May 11th: Field trip to Operating Engineer's Training Center

May 17-19th: Camping trip to Hickory State Park and white water rafting

June 1st: Deadline for Forestburg summer camp merit badge form, BSA health form and payments for merit badge kits.

June 5th: Troop 66 Spring Court of Honor

June 8th: Early swim test for FSR summer camp at Quail Hill Scout Reservation

June 22nd: Troop 66 Annual Family Picnic

July 14-20th: Summer camp at Forestburg Scout Reservation

If you have any questions, please see me tomorrow night at the meeting.

Thank you for your continued support of Troop 66!


Robert Kee, Scoutmaster

Troop 66, Matawan