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Start: Friday, Feb 07 2020 at 06:30 PM

End: Sunday, Feb 09 2020 at 12:00 PM

Dropoff: Upper Gwynedd Pavilion

Pickup: Upper Gwynedd Community Center

Get ready for good food and a day of Scout Skills challenges! The General Nash District Klondike is February 7th - 9th. And this year, the trip is a steal at only $15. (Thanks to a subsidy from the Troop)

As always, it will be cold. So, Cold Weather training is Tuesday, January 14th. To attend the Klondike, you must also attend the Cold Weather Training.

Get your permission slips in to Mr. DeLong before January 31st.

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January Trip: Salt Springs

Start: Friday, Jan 17 2020 at 06:30 PM

End: Sunday, Jan 19 2020 at 02:00 PM

Dropoff: Upper Gwynedd Pavilion

Pickup: Upper Gwynedd Community Center

At our January trip we'll visit Salt Springs State Park in Northern Pennsylvania. The park has a lot to offer: winter hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sledding, and frozen waterfall viewing. There's huge Hemlock trees in a picturesque gorge. And at the bottom is the salt spring on Fall Brook. Legend has it that the water is just the right saltiness to cook pasta. So you know what Saturday dinner will be!

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Holiday Party!

Start: Tuesday, Dec 17 2019 at 07:00 PM

End: Tuesday, Dec 17 2019 at 08:30 PM

Location: Upper Gwynedd Community Center

Alumni, Family, Scouts, Leaders: you are invited to our annual Holiday Party!

  • Bring Board Games! The Holiday Party is a great time to get a game in with your frieds.
  • Bring Snacks, Desert, & Drinks As usual, the Troop will have Pizza and Hoagies. But, we would appreciate it if anyone brings deserts, snacks, or drinks. Ask Mr. Nagele what to bring or let him know if you've already decided.
  • The Ugly Sweater Contest is Back Scouts, wear your ugliest sweater. Mom's will judge the winner, who will get a $10 WaWa gift card and the warm and fuzzy feeling of knowing their sweater was the ugliest of all.
  • Find Out Who Won the First Patrol Competition The Macaroni Penguins are in the lead, but the race is neck and neck.
  • Adopt a Family The Troop is collecting gift cards, particularly Walmart, Amazon, and Visa. Help make it a happy holiday for a family in need.

We'll see you there.


Winter Weather

Winter is here, and that means cold weather camping! Here are a few tips to review when you're packing for a winter camping trip.