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Troop 219, Wayne, PA

Cradle of Liberty, Boy Scouts of America

Since 1937, we have been helping Scouts build character based on both the BSA values and those of our sponsoring organization, St. Katharine of Siena Parish.

 Our activities include camping, hiking, rock climbing, community service, and more. We have a year round schedule that incorperates learning, skill building, and fun for all members. 

 

 

For more info, visit the "About Troop 219" link on the left!

 

Summer Camp Update

Posted on Jul 16 2018 - 7:01pm

Our summer camp at Camp Barton is less than two weeks away.  If you have not sent your merit badge or program selections to ASM Bryan, please do so ASAP.  All participants, adults included, are required to submit a copy of Parts A, B, & C of the BSA Annual Health Form (attached).  Part C is a medical physical and must be signed by a qualified medical professional within the past 12 months, i.e. anytime after 5 August 2017.  These can be scanned and emailed to Mr. Bryan.  Finally, if you have any dietary restrictions or alergies, please email this information to Mr. Bryan as well. 

Sea Base Update

Posted on Jul 16 2018 - 6:40pm

For those signed up for our Florida Sea Base Out Island Adventure trek August 9-15, 2019, a friendly reminder that your next payment of $500 per person is due by 15 September 2018.  This payment, made out to Troop 219, can be accepted at any time now, but it is imperitive that it not be late so we do not miss our required payment schedule with Sea Base.  Also, please save the date of Thursday, 23 August 2018, for a Sea Base Scouts & parents meeting to discuss travel plans and a possible trip extension excusion.

Medical Forms for Barton Summer Camp

Posted on Jun 7 2018 - 7:49am

All Scouts and adults attending our Barton Summer Camp (7/29 through 8/4) are required to have a completed BSA Annual Health & Medical Record (AHMR) and a Cradle of Liberty Drug Administration Record.  For summer camp, AHMR Parts A, B, & C must be completed with Part C signed by a physician or medical professional within the past 12 months (after 1 August 2017).  Please scan and email these forms at your earliest convenience to dbryan@troop219wayne.com.  You will not be able to stay overnight at Barton unless these forms are on file.

Summer Camp 2018 - Camp Barton on Cayuga Lake, NY

Posted on Apr 7 2018 - 12:48pm

For Summer Camp 2018 our troop will be heading to Camp Barton near Ithaca, NY the week of July 29th through August 4th.  In addition to offering the traditional Boy Scout summer camp experience and approximately 50 different merit badges, the highlight of Barton is its aquatic activities utilizing its waterfront on Cayuga Lake.  At just under 40 miles long, Cayuga Lake is the longest of central New York's glacial Finger Lakes.  Unique opportunities include the Helmsman (Advanced Sailing) Program, Jet Ski Program, Into to Scuba Program, Endeavor/Woodsman Program, BSA Snorkeling Program, Camp Barton Iron Man Challenge, and a troop canoe lake adventure.  Sign up now by clicking on Summer Camp under Event Registration to the right.  The Early Bird rate is $385 if paid by our May 10th troop meeting.

Sea Base Out Island Adventure Update

Posted on Apr 6 2018 - 3:58pm

We now have our full contingent of 16 people signed up for the Florida Sea Base Out Island Adventure trek August 9-15, 2019!  Our next step is to assign the Scouts into two separate crews as required by Sea Base.  We will then make these crews patrols for the next 18 months so they get used to working together as a team.  Thank you all for your deposits.  Our next payment of $500 per person is due to the troop by 15 September 2018 so we can continue our on-time payments to Sea Base.

Sea Base Out Island Adventure Presentation

Posted on Mar 13 2018 - 1:18am

Parents and Scouts - Join us this Thursday, March 15th, for a Florida Sea Base Out Island Adventure presentation and Q&A period.  If you have not heard, Troop 219 has been awarded two crews (16 participants maximum) to experience the high-adventure Out Island Adventure trek August 9-15, 2019.  Participants must be 14 or older, or 13 and graduated from 8th grade, by August 2019 to participate.  To secure a spot for this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, we will need a $100 deposit from you by Thursday, March 22nd.  Without this deposit, we cannot guarantee you a spot and we risk losing our reservation.  For more info, click on the Event Registration link to the right.

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