The leaders of Troop 84 are committed to bring the entire scouting program to each youth member. As one of the 8 methods of scouting, a robust outdoor program is vital to a complete scouting experience. A love of the outdoors and the values of scouting drive us to provide a safe environment. With COVID-19 now in our lives forever, nothing has changed in that commitment to our scouts. Presently the state health restrictions are beginning to ease and we are dedicated to implementing all the current health orders, guidelines, and recommendations from federal, state, and local authorities.
When it comes to backpacking food, there are many options! The options available can fulfill a number of objectives as well. In this article, I have meal ideas, sources for recipes, and sources for obtaining food items.
On Monday, July 6th, Troop 84 took a 10 mile cycling ride together. It was a blast and everyone had a great deal of fun. A lot of the troop showed up for this event. Before the meeting took place, everyone had to check their bikes at home. Social Distancing policies were executed very nicely and it was a fun and organized first outdoor meeting. This bike ride completed one of the requirements from Cycling merit badge. There are some scouts who are planning on finishing the badge as well! All in all, it was a great meeting to have.
Sun. 07/12/20 (All day) to Sat. 07/18/20 (All day)
The results are in and we have a sufficient amount of interest to schedule a long-term summer camping program. The leaders of Troop 84 will plan and staff a program at Geneva Hills campground. We can offer the following merit badges but will need enough interest from scouts:
Below is a list of all the current COVID-19 health orders, guidelines, and recommendations from the CDC, Ohio Department of Health, BSA National, and Simon Kenton Council as well as statistics for the State of Ohio. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Marcus Wuebker, Assistant Scoutmaster - Outdoor Activities.
This is a great meal with a southwestern flair that can be cooked in a Dutch oven over charcoal or a propane stove. If you wish, you can add sour cream, avocados, or other traditional toppings to final the dish for more flavor.