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Welcome to Troop 44's web site designed to make communication faster and easier for our families. Monthly newsletters, calendars and permission slips are all published here along with a lot of other useful information. Weekly meeting plans are sent to every Scout via email and also posted here.
Troop 44 has been chartered to St. Paul Presbyterian Church since 1972 and we meet weekly on Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 PM at the church. We currently have between 20 and 30 registered Scouts and about the same number of adults participating as leaders or committee members.
The site is protected for the benefit of our Scouts. Please use the 'contact us' function if you need more information.

Tonight's Meeting

Posted on Apr 17 2024 - 11:16pm

Opening/closing Butter Duckies Wyatt E, Liam T.

Blind tent set up and take down
Evan F, Kaden G.
(Everyone please bring your camping flashlight)

Next Outing, Galena, April 26 - 28

Posted on Apr 10 2024 - 11:16pm

We are leaving Johnston promptly at 4:00 PM to travel to Peosta, Iowa, to tent camp. Travel uniform is Class B: Troop 44 yellow t-shirt with with Scout shorts or Scout pants.

Sunday, April 14, Swim Checks at Summit, 11:30 AM

Posted on Apr 10 2024 - 11:03pm

Sunday, April 14, at 11:30 AM at Summit Pool, swim checks will be conducted. All Scouts and any adults planning to attend summer camp must complete this test. This is the only date proposed for a pre-camp swim check. This test is required annually for any Scout or adult planning any swimming or boating activity.

Next Patrol Leaders' Council,May 9, 2024

Posted on Apr 10 2024 - 10:42pm

Monday, April 9, 7:00 PM at St Paul. All youth leaders are expected to attend.

Meeting plans:

May Theme: Fast Food
May 16 - Troop meeting O/C Grizzlies

Changes in Requirements for 2024

Posted on Mar 5 2024 - 5:17pm

Each year brings some changes in requirements for both ranks and merit badges.
Scout rank #6
Tenderfoot rank 5d (removed it)
Star 6
(They have taken out Cyber Chip requirements and replaced them with Personal Safety Awareness videos in both Scout and Star ranks).

Flag Box

Posted on Mar 1 2024 - 7:37pm

Kole G. is the current Scribe and in that position, he becomes responsible for emptying the flag drop box each week.
473 flags were retired on Flag Day, June 14, 2023, and a new collection year has begun.

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