Required Parent Pre Summer Camp Check Meeting, Sunday 6/5 @ 3pm

Posted by cstewart on May 31 2016 - 1:07am

Sunday, June 5 th @3pm, Canyon Creek Church, room next to gym. We will check off all your scouts’ forms at this meeting, finalize payment, review Colorado Law on medications for youth and answer any other questions you may have.

Please turn in your current:

1. Current ABC medical forms, Form B & C must be sign by a health care professional. (Current means expire no later than June 1, 2016...this is different that troop 1776 requires)
2. Colorado requires a special addendum be filled out and submitted.  Colorado Medical Form Addendum
3. All Scouts and Adults must complete River Runners Rafting Waiver.
4. YPT forms for all adults coming to camp.

Scouts will not be allowed to board the Bus if all his forms are not complete and verified prior to departure. Please bring completed copies of all forms to this meeting, just in case. Thanks!

Any questions please contact Troop 1776 Medical Coordinator: jamesbaker1080@gmail.com or 214-232- 1080 cell.

Summer Camp Leader's Meeting

Posted by cstewart on May 31 2016 - 1:07am

This meeting is a synch-up meeting for all of the adults going to Summer Camp. The meeting will be informational, and will serve to communicate what each person is responsible for on the trip. 

Please look through the Leader's Guide for the camp before the meeting. 

Here is a link to the Summer Camp Flyer page.

Check out the calendar event for more details.

2016 Summer Camp - Colorado's Camp Cris Dobbins

Posted by cstewart on May 31 2016 - 1:07am

Registration: OPEN!  REGISTER NOW!
Details: Campout Flyer

As always registrations will be first come first serve with the camp, so you must register early to get the classes you want.

All of the merit badges available and the schedule is explained in the Camp's program guide here.  You can help eliminate conflicts by first looking at the schedule in the program guide was you come up with your preferences.

Camp Cris Dobbins located at over 7,000 feet with sweeping views of Pike’s Peak and the front range of the Rocky Mountains. Offering a traditional dining hall camping experience, Scouts will enjoy high quality meals in the William R. Kephart Dining Hall, work on their choice of over 40 merit badges and enjoy participating in activities designed around the weekly theme. 

This Camp includes White Water Rafting and an optional Survival Trek! (14 years or older, extra $65 ; instead of MeritBadge classes).  Check it out and come join us this Summer!!

2017 National Jamboree

Posted by cstewart on May 31 2016 - 1:07am
What:  2017 National Jamboree
When:  July 19 to July 28, 2017
Where:  The Summit, located in the mountains of West Virginia
RegistrationOPEN - Register NOW
Both adults and scouts should sign up now!
I encourage you to register now to help us prepare for the big event!
With the size of our troop, we will likely be taking two troops to the Jamboree, same as we did in 2013.  All current first year scouts will be eligible to attend by 2017.  So, I encourage you to signup and claim a spot.  Our troop website has photos and videos from the 2010 and 2013 Jamborees which help tell the story, and you can reference the 2013 Jamboree troop information pages under the Jamboree link on our menu.
There are two great videos to look at: a teaser, and a more in depth look.
Please contact Mr. Joiner if you have any questions at scoutmaster@troop1776tx.org 

Troop 1776 High Adventure Makes the News!

Posted by joshua.martin on Dec 8 2015 - 6:17pm

While some teens were busy attending camps, playing Xbox, or just sleeping late over the summer, 22 teens and six leaders from Troop 1776 were off on an adventure. An adventure that provided them an opportunity to learn how to master a canoe, have some great fun fishing, and hone their camping skills, all while being totally disconnected from the real world.

The Scouts took part in a high adventure program called Northern Tier, known as the Boy Scouts of America's oldest national high adventure program, outfitting scouting groups for canoe trips since the summer of 1923.

Read the article here!

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