Leave No Trace Training Available in March, April and September

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The Simon Kenton Council, BSA, and the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics invite you to become a Leave No Trace Trainer! https://skcscouts.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/LNT.pdf

This course is for all Scouters and Scouts 14 years old or older. Upon successful completion of the Leave No Trace Trainer Course, each participant will become a qualified Leave No Trace Trainer.

Those who complete the course are equipped to:

2018-2 Court of Honor

Troop 84 spent their Friday evening at the Court of Honor with Jayden Duckworth as our MC, in which 8 merit badges and 1 rank was awarded. We also had a presentation by Mrs. Snow, a representative of Friends of Scouting, who taught us about the 1% differences that could turn a Scouts life around. We then proceeded to the award ceremony and witnessed our Scouts making progress in their advancement adventure. In the end, we hung out, ate cookies and bananna bread.

Cave Quest was a Success

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On February 10, 2018, 13 brave scouts and 2 daring Fossils braved a 250 mile trip westward. After a brief stop at Wright Patt AFB Museum, we journeyed to BlueSpring Caverns in Bedford, Indiana. We experienced a flat bottom boat tour of the underground river, "saw" complete darkness, white cave fish and crawfish, bats, loads of frogs. After a short training video and do's and dont's we "wild caved" and tried not to get stuck in the cracks in the cave. It paid to be tiny for once! We "slept" on bunkbeds, if you call that sleeping, had breakfast underground and survived.

Ten-Mile Hike Campout!

The 10-mile hike campout is approaching very quickly! We will be going up to Camp Butler Scout Reservation and TENT CAMPING on the weekend of March 2-4. The flyer I have attached has all of the information you guys need for the campout & more! I hope you guys get the chance to come and enjoy hiking at the ONLY NATL. PARK IN OHIO!!!

2018-19 Winter Cabin Campout

Troop 84 had a blast at the Winter Cabin Campout for 2018. We slept though the first night, minus 1 hour due to Firewatch. We then headed down Cardiac to Lake Peewee and cleaned up piles of exess sticks and logs. The cooks had made lunch by the time we got back, and it was delicious! After cleanup, the troop entertained themselves with a couple rounds of Bop It, ending with Aaron becoming three-time champion. We then did a knot tying competition, which was benificial to scouts under first class.

Aviation Merit Badge Opportunity

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Anyone want to jump into the pilot seat of a jet?

On Saturday, January 27th at 0830am, you can take a field trip with us down to Netjets Aviation at John Glenn Airport (Port Columbus).  There, we will discuss the requirements for the Aviation Merit Badge, take a tour of the Netjets facility, and (most importantly) go out into the hangar to see a jet up close and allow you to climb inside and sit up front.  (Sorry, no flights today)

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