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Troop 918 is sponsored by Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California.  Our goal is to develop Godly young men of great character with a heart of service for others and knowledge and respect for the outdoors.
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The Boy Scouts of America places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for its youth members. To maintain such an environment, the BSA has developed numerous procedural and leadership selection policies, and provides parents and leaders the following online and print resources for all scouting progams.  For more information please visit: www.ocbsa.org/youth-protection/

Hudson Treloar Eagle Court of Honor

Posted on Dec 7 2021 - 2:02pm

Treloar@cox.net to RSVP

Christmas Family Potluck and Court of Honor

Posted on Dec 7 2021 - 1:57pm

 Annual Troop Christmas Party / Potluck / Court of Honor

Monday December 13 

 

This year we're combining our Christmas Party with a Court of Honor.

 

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We are asking all families to bring food based on their last names

A-H     Main Dishes 
I-P     Sides/Salads 
R-Sm         Dessert 
So-Z      Appetizers 

Remember...

The whole family is invited - siblings welcomed
Gift exchange for scouts & siblings - $20 max limit for each giver. Add a tag inside saying your name as the giver
SPL has planned other Games/Activities/Songs
Sign up on our troop website so we can have a headcount - This helps us to make sure we'll have enough food. 

Please indicate in the notes what you are bringing so we don't double up.

Those who are unable to attend please email keriinzer@gmail.com (Keri Inzer)

NOTE:  Scouts are asked to wear Class A uniforms and a holiday hat.

Hope to see everyone there!

This is our last Troop meeting for 2021.

Scouting 2022

Posted on Nov 24 2021 - 11:04am

It's now time to re-charter for 2022 and to ensure another year of great adventures leading to great personal growth for your Scout.  While the national fees have gone up slightly we have kept the same total cost as last year.  Just $199 includes troop, council, national, and Scout Life magazine.

 
BSA National membership $72.00
Orange County Boy Scout Council Registration Fee $72.00
Troop 918 Annual Dues $55.00
Scout Life magazine (Included in troop dues) Included
Total fees Troop + National + OCBSA $199.00
 
Fees or special arrangements are due by Dec 1st.  
 
Dues can be paid in any of 3 ways
  • Please bring a check to an upcoming troop meeting.  This helps by saving the troop the cost of PayPal fees.  
  • They can also be either paid in 50% increments or paid-in-full at https://www.troop918.com/paypal/pay  
  • We will also be sending a PayPal invoice to each parent as another easy way to submit dues.  

Troop Calendar

Posted on Nov 18 2021 - 10:13pm

Did you know that you can subscribe to the Troop calendar? 

All of the Troop dates and events would automatically show up for easy planning.  This works for calendars on Apple, Google, Android, Yahoo, Windows Live or Hotmail. 

          1. Click on "Calendar Sync" at the top left of the web page  or click on link https://www.troop918.com/ical
          2. Select your patrol
          3. Click on the create button and follow the instructions for your calendar sync link

No Scout Left Behind

Posted on Nov 18 2021 - 10:13pm

NO SCOUT LEFT BEHIND
Troop 918 has a policy that no Scout should stay home due to finances.  We have been blessed with the ability to assist where there is a need.  If this would make a difference in your Scout participating, we want to discreetly help.
Please contact our any of the following people:  Scoutmaster Dave Klein or Committee Chair Eric Schuler.

Communication tool

Posted on Oct 22 2021 - 10:49am
TROOP 918 is switching from a pay texting method to a free app. Called REMIND to manage troop texting
Downloading the application is not necessary, but you need to register. 
 
 
Please sign up using one of the following 3 methods 
  • texting:      @troop-918 to 81010   
          OR
  • If 81810 gives you trouble, then try sending it to   (281) 519-7496 
          OR
  • Go to:         https://www.remind.com/join/troop-918
If the sign-up asks your role, parents should be parents and Scouts should be students.  This service is school-based app

Good communication is super IMPORTANT
  • We need both parents to sign up, not just one
  • Please make sure your cell phone number is associated to the account, not just your email.

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