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Troop 5 Needs Parent Volunteers

Drivers:  Ideal for all families.  Troop 5 always needs to rely on Parents to volunteer to drive scouts to the outings, and home.  To volunteer, talk to the Trip Coordinator as you sign up your son, or  simply follow your emails and volunteer. Trip Coordinators:  Ideal for new families.  Troop 5 ALWAYS needs parents to … Continue reading »

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Study Guides for Star, Life and Eagle Scoutmaster Conferences

These study guides are a good way to prepare for a Scoutmaster Conference. They discuss topics that might be covered in a Star, Life or Eagle Scoutmaster Conference. Star SMC Study Guide Life SMC Study Guide Eagle SMC Study Guide

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Driver Form

Troop 5 requires each family to support the troop in several ways.  At a minimum, everyone is expected to drive scouts on outings.  This form must be renewed annually.  Please write legibly and add email addresses for both parents.  Submit form to Membership Chair

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Early Rank Requirements Videos

The official Scouting website has online videos that cover the Tenderfoot, 2nd Class and 1st Class rank requirements. There is a short video of about 2-3 minutes for each requirement that covers the basic information. Here is the link:   They are also available as free iTune Podcasts with links below: Tenderfoot 2nd Class … Continue reading »

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Trip Coordinator’s Guide

This is a comprehensive guide for adult(s) to coordinate an outdoor event. Adults can volunteer for a trip coordinator without prior experience. This guide will outline the responsibilities, processes, and resources needed to successfully coordinate a trip.

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10 Essentials for Backpacking

Map of the area Compass Flashlight, extra batteries, bulb Extra clothing, especially socks Extra food (trail food) and water Sunblock (SPF 4o), sunglasses, lip balm Waterproof matches/fire starter Pocket knife First aid kit Rain gear with head covering

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