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Update 4/24-4/30

Hi, Troop 30!
April Outing – Friday, April 29-May 1. Backpacking, hiking at Mammoth Cave National Park and Zipline/Cave Museum at Hidden River Caverns. Cost $30. Please note the later return on Sunday. Have your phones ready for the call when the Scouts return. Flyer attached.

May Outing – May 13-15. Biking on Little Miami Scenic Trail. Cost $30. Flyer attached. If your Scout does not have a bicycle, he needs to speak with an Adult Leader of the Cobra patrol to make arrangements to rent a bike for the outing.

Mark your calendars – May 5 – Summer Camp Swim Tests and Physicals at Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Lane. Swim test is required for all Scouts attending summer camp. Troop 30 will have physicians available to complete the camp physical forms for all Scouts and Adults attending Summer camp and traveling to Canada. Start the process by completing Sections A and B of this form http://lhcbsa.org/forms/2015_health_abc.pdf.

May 19 – Parent meeting during regular Troop meeting. Please plan to attend this meeting to discuss all Summer Camp 2016, Troop 30 trip to Canada and other Scout opportunities.

May 28 – Flag ceremony at Zachary Taylor Cemetary. Timing and details coming soon.

A Scout earns his way – Please see Mr. Derrick regarding opportunities to earn money toward Scout activities following the Kentucky Oaks and the Derby at Churchill Downs.

Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek – Cost is $285. This camp is June 12-18. Final Payment is due by May 1.

Canada – Camp Sylvan – Troop 30 will be traveling to Camp Sylvan in Canada this summer, July 2-10. All Scouts who attend Boy Scout Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek with Troop 30 will be eligible to travel to Camp Sylvan. MAKE SURE YOUR SCOUT IS SIGNED UP NOW. The cost is $285. Final Payment is due by June 1.

One critical requirement for this Trip: YOUR SCOUT MUST HAVE A VALID PASSPORT. The application process has several steps. You must make an appointment at the Post Office to present the application. The Scout and parents must appear in person at that time. Once the application is submitted, it may take 3-6 weeks for the passport to be delivered. Start the process now! See the link for details: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports.html

Northern Tier – Canoe Base – $100 deposit due for the 2017 Canoe Base High Adventure trip. Dates for the trip have been finalized – June 27 to July 9, 2017. We have reservations for scouts and adult leaders. Updated flyer attached. Spots are still available. Please see Mr. Derrick. If you received an invoice, the 2nd payment is due now.

Jamboree 2017 – July 19-28, 2017- All Scouts, 12 yrs old and 1st class rank, are eligible to attend. This is a huge experience for any Scout and takes place at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia, July 19-28, 2017. We have 2 Troop 30 leaders serving as Jamboree Assistant Scoutmasters for the Lincoln Heritage Council, Mr. and Mrs. Jones. There is a lot of information available here: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/overview/. The cost of the experience for the Lincoln Heritage Council scout is $1,525. This covers everything, including transportation, food, entertainment, activities and pre-jamboree gatherings. There is a payment schedule that allows families to pay in increments over the next year to help lighten the financial overload. National Camperships are available but the key is registering early. Please feel free to reach out with any questions to Bobby or Stephanie Jones. PS: Jamboree does not conflict with the 2017 Canoe Base trip. Scouts are welcome and encouraged to attend both!

Register here!: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/participants/participant-overview/

Troop 30 trip 2017 (2)

T30BikingFlyer May 2016

April 2016 Outing Flyer

Troop 30 – Update 4/17-4/23

Hi, Troop 30!
Camp Cards – Sale ending!! Do it now! See Mrs. Melo for all Camp Card questions and purchases.

April Outing – Next Friday, April 29-May 1. TONIGHT IS THE LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP! Backpacking, hiking at Mammoth Cave National Park and Zipline/Cave Museum at Hidden River Caverns. Cost $30. Flyer attached.

May Outing – May 13-15. Biking on Little Miami Scenic Trail. Cost $30. Flyer attached.

Mark your calendars – May 5 – Summer Camp Swim Tests and Physicals at Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Lane. Troop 30 will have physicians available to complete the camp physical forms for all Scouts and Adults attending Summer camp and traveling to Canada. Start the process by completing Sections A and B of this form http://lhcbsa.org/forms/2015_health_abc.pdf.

May 28 – Flag ceremony at Zachary Taylor Cemetary. Timing and details coming soon.

A Scout earns his way – Please see Mr. Derrick regarding opportunities to earn money toward Scout activities following the Kentucky Oaks and the Derby at Churchill Downs.

Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek – Cost is $285. This camp is June 12-18. Final Payment is due by May 1.

Canada – Troop 30 will be traveling to Camp Sylvan in Canada this summer, July 2-10. All Scouts who attend Boy Scout Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek with Troop 30 will be eligible to travel to Camp Sylvan. MAKE SURE YOUR SCOUT IS SIGNED UP NOW. The cost is $285. Final Payment is due by June 1.

One critical requirement for this Trip: YOUR SCOUT MUST HAVE A VALID PASSPORT. The application process has several steps. You must make an appointment at the Post Office to present the application. The Scout and parents must appear in person at that time. Once the application is submitted, it may take 3-6 weeks for the passport to be delivered. Start the process now! See the link for details: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports.html

Northern Tier – Canoe Base – $100 deposit due for the 2017 Canoe Base High Adventure trip. Dates for the trip have been finalized – June 27 to July 9, 2017. We have reservations for scouts and adult leaders. Updated flyer attached. Spots are still available. Please see Mr. Derrick. If you received an invoice, the 2nd payment is due now.

Jamboree 2017 – July 19-28, 2017- All Scouts, 12 yrs old and 1st class rank, are eligible to attend. This is a huge experience for any Scout and takes place at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia, July 19-28, 2017. We have 2 Troop 30 leaders serving as Jamboree Assistant Scoutmasters for the Lincoln Heritage Council, Mr. and Mrs. Jones. There is a lot of information available here: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/overview/. The cost of the experience for the Lincoln Heritage Council scout is $1,525. This covers everything, including transportation, food, entertainment, activities and pre-jamboree gatherings. There is a payment schedule that allows families to pay in increments over the next year to help lighten the financial overload. National Camperships are available but the key is registering early. Please feel free to reach out with any questions to Bobby or Stephanie Jones. PS: Jamboree does not conflict with the 2017 Canoe Base trip. Scouts are welcome and encouraged to attend both!

Register here!: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/participants/participant-overview/

Troop 30 trip 2017 (2)

April 2016 Outing Flyer

T30BikingFlyer May 2016

Update 3/20-3/26

Hi, Troop 30!

Family Life – Mrs. Patterson will be at the Troop Meeting TONIGHT to work with Scouts who need to finish the Family Life merit badge.

Camp Cards – See Mrs. Melo for all Camp Card questions. Camp cards will be available for purchase at the Court of Honor.

A Scout earns his way – Please see Mr. Derrick regarding opportunities to earn money toward Scout activities following the Kentucky Oaks and the Derby at Churchill Downs.

Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek – Cost is $285 but you can save $25 now by giving a $50 deposit to qualify for the early bird rate. This camp is June 12-18. Final Payment is due by May 1.

Canada – Troop 30 will be traveling to Camp Sylvan in Canada this summer, July 2-10
. All Scouts who attend Boy Scout Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek with Troop 30 will be eligible to travel to Camp Sylvan. MAKE SURE YOUR SCOUT IS SIGNED UP NOW. The cost is $285. Final Payment is due by June 1.

One critical requirement for this Trip: YOUR SCOUT MUST HAVE A VALID PASSPORT. The application process has several steps. You must make an appointment at the Post Office to present the application. The Scout and parents must appear in person at that time. Once the application is submitted, it may take 3-6 weeks for the passport to be delivered. Start the process now! See the link for details: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports.html

Northern Tier – Canoe Base – $100 deposit due for the 2017 Canoe Base High Adventure trip. Dates for the trip have been finalized – June 27 to July 9, 2017. We have reservations for scouts and adult leaders. Spots are still available. Please see Mr. Derrick. If you received an invoice, the 2nd payment is due now.

Jamboree 2017 – July 19-28, 2017- All Scouts, 12 yrs old and 1st class rank, are eligible to attend. This is a huge experience for any Scout and takes place at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia, July 19-28, 2017. We have 2 Troop 30 leaders serving as Jamboree Assistant Scoutmasters for the Lincoln Heritage Council, Mr. and Mrs. Jones. There is a lot of information available here: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/overview/. The cost of the experience for the Lincoln Heritage Council scout is $1,525. This covers everything, including transportation, food, entertainment, activities and pre-jamboree gatherings. There is a payment schedule that allows families to pay in increments over the next year to help lighten the financial overload. National Camperships are available but the key is registering early. Please feel free to reach out with any questions to Bobby or Stephanie Jones. PS: Jamboree does not conflict with the 2017 Canoe Base trip. Scouts are welcome and encouraged to attend both!

Register here!: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/participants/participant-overview/

This is an exciting time for Troop 30. We will welcome 10 new Scouts into the Owl Patrol tonight. Please remind your Scout to keep the Scout law in mind and welcome these young Scouts into the Troop.

Some pics from the Cobra Outing

We went to Red River Gorge climbing on Via Feratta!

https://louisvilletroop30.smugmug.com/Cobra-Patrol-Outing-2016/

Spring Break Trip to Oak Ridge April 7-10 – LAST CALL! All Scouts and Adults who plan to go on this trip MUST let Mr. Granger know NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, March 16. There are no exceptions. This cannot wait until the regular troop meeting. If you have not placed your name on the list or communicated directly with Mr. Granger, your name will not be cleared for security purposes and you will NOT be allowed to enter the facilities. Mr. Granger can be reached at Lynn@stahlmfg.com or 502-262-6456. The cost of the trip is $100. Flyer is attached.

Family Life – Mrs. Patterson will be at the Troop Meeting next Thursday, 3/24 to work with Scouts who need to finish the Family Life merit badge.

Camp Cards – See Mrs. Melo for all Camp Card questions. Camp cards will be available for purchase at the Court of Honor.

Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek – Cost is $285 but you can save $25 now by giving a $50 deposit to qualify for the early bird rate. This camp is June 12-18. Final Payment is due by May 1.

Canada – Troop 30 will be traveling to Camp Sylvan in Canada this summer, July 2-10. All Scouts who attend Boy Scout Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek with Troop 30 will be eligible to travel to Camp Sylvan. MAKE SURE YOUR SCOUT IS SIGNED UP NOW. The cost is $285. Final Payment is due by June 1.

One critical requirement for this Trip: YOUR SCOUT MUST HAVE A VALID PASSPORT. The application process has several steps. You must make an appointment at the Post Office to present the application. The Scout and parents must appear in person at that time. Once the application is submitted, it may take 3-6 weeks for the passport to be delivered. Start the process now! See the link for details: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports.html

Northern Tier – Canoe Base – $100 deposit due for the 2017 Canoe Base High Adventure trip. Dates for the trip have been finalized – June 27 to July 9, 2017. We have reservations for scouts and adult leaders. Spots are still available. Please see Mr. Derrick. Flyer is attached.

Jamboree 2017 – July 19-28, 2017– All Scouts, 12 yrs old and 1st class rank, are eligible to attend. This is a huge experience for any Scout and takes place at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia, July 19-28, 2017. We have 2 Troop 30 leaders serving as Jamboree Assistant Scoutmasters for the Lincoln Heritage Council, Mr. and Mrs. Jones. There is a lot of information available here: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/overview/ Troop 30 trip 2017 (1). The cost of the experience for the Lincoln Heritage Council scout is $1,525. This covers everything, including transportation, food, entertainment, activities and pre-jamboree gatherings. There is a payment schedule that allows families to pay in increments over the next year to help lighten the financial overload. National Camperships are available but the key is registering early. Please feel free to reach out with any questions to Bobby or Stephanie Jones. PS: Jamboree does not conflict with the 2017 Canoe Base trip. Scouts are welcome and encouraged to attend both!

Register here!: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/participants/participant-overview/

Troop 30 trip 2017 (1)

Oak Ridge Trip Flyer – 2-11-16

Panther Pouncing @ Tunnel Mill

The Panthers had lots of fun on their outing, Saturday March 5-6, 2016. The Panthers investigated the fort and the pirate ship. They also played various games while exploring the outdoors.  See pictures below to view the excitement.

Update 2/28-3/5

Family Court of Honor – This Thursday, 3/3/16 is the Family Court of Honor. Families A-L are asked to bring a salad, families M-Z, please bring a dessert. Scouts should arrive by 6:30.

Special Message from Mr. Sturtzel:

Troop 30 Parents,

We have several things we would like you sign your Scout up for and to make a payment for this evening, (March 3).

1) The Spring Break Trip to Oak Ridge. Cost is $100. Registration DEADLINE is March 17. No exceptions due to the need for all participants to be cleared for security purposes. Trip is Apr 7-10

2) Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek. Cost is $285 but you can save $25 now by giving a $50 deposit to qualify for the early bird rate. This camp is June 12-18. Final Payment is due by May 1.

3) Canada 2016! Troop 30 returns to Camp Sylvan July 2-10. The cost is $285. Final Payment is due by June 1.

We also have a Canoe Base Trip scheduled for 2017 and the National Jamboree is in 2017! See Stephanie Jones about the Jamboree and Dave Derrick about the Canoe Base trip.

Remember, your Scout can participate in Camp Card sales this year and next (and popcorn next fall) to help pay their way to all these great activities!

We will also have a family Friends of Scouting Presentation this evening. As with all volunteer organizations, the Lincoln Heritage Council depends on monetary gifts to fund the extensive programs that they offer. Troop 30 families have been very generous in their support. We appreciate your past support and hope you will consider a tax deductible gift this evening.

Camp Cards – See Mrs. Melo for all Camp Card questions. Camp cards will be available for purchase at the Court of Honor.

Canada – Troop 30 will be traveling to Camp Sylvan in Canada this summer. All Scouts who attend Boy Scout Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek with Troop 30 will be eligible to travel to Camp Sylvan. One critical requirement for this trip: YOUR SCOUT MUST HAVE A VALID PASSPORT. The application process has several steps. You must make an appointment at the Post Office to present the application. The Scout and parents must appear in person at that time. Once the application is submitted, it may take 3-6 weeks for the passport to be delivered. Start the process now! See the link for details: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports.html

Jamboree 2017 – July 19-28, 2017– All Scouts, 12 yrs old and 1st class rank, are eligible to attend. This is a huge experience for any Scout and takes place at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. We have 2 Troop 30 leaders serving as Jamboree Assistant Scoutmasters for the Lincoln Heritage Council, Mr. and Mrs. Jones. There is a lot of information available here: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/overview/. The cost of the experience for the Lincoln Heritage Council scout is $1,525. This covers everything, including transportation, food, entertainment, activities and pre-jamboree gatherings. There is a payment schedule that allows families to pay in increments over the next year to help lighten the financial overload. National Camperships are available but the key is registering early. Please feel free to reach out with any questions to Bobby or Stephanie Jones. PS: Jamboree does not conflict with the 2017 Canoe Base trip. Scouts are welcome and encouraged to attend both!

Register here!: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/participants/participant-overview/

Troop 30 Marengo Cave

Troop 30 stayed the night at a cabin on Friday night on the Marengo cave campus. Saturday morning scouts went into the cave and did the intermediate adventure, while other scouts did the easy adventure. All the scouts had a lot of fun and enjoyed the trip.

Update 2/14-2/20

Personal Fitness Merit Badge – All Scouts who have been participating in the merit badge need to turn in their completed documentation to Mr. Scharf tomorrow evening.

Spring Break Trip – April 7-10 – Oak Ridge, TN. This is a great opportunity for Scouts to earn the Nuclear Energy Merit Badge. We will have 25 slots available to us at the American Museum of Science and Energy for Scouts to earn their Nuclear Science Merit Badge. This is a 3 hour program offered by the Museum and reserved for Troop 30 on Saturday April 9th. We will take Scouts for this program on a first come, first serve basis. Registration deadline is March 17 to allow time for all registered participants to be cleared for security purposes at the facilities. Cost is $100. See flyer attached.

Looking ahead – Troop 30 will be traveling to Camp Sylvan in Canada this summer. All Scouts who attend Boy Scout Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek with Troop 30 will be eligible to travel to Camp Sylvan. One critical requirement for this trip: YOUR SCOUT MUST HAVE A VALID PASSPORT. The application process has several steps. You must make an appointment at the Post Office to present the application. The Scout and parents must appear in person at that time. Once the application is submitted, it may take 3-6 weeks for the passport to be delivered. Start the process now! See the link for details: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports.html

Jamboree 2017 – July 19-28, 2017– All Scouts, 12 yrs old and 1st class rank, are eligible to attend. This is a huge experience for any Scout and takes place at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. We have 2 Troop 30 leaders serving as Jamboree Assistant Scoutmasters for the Lincoln Heritage Council, Mr. and Mrs. Jones. There is a lot of information available here: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/overview/. The cost of the experience for the Lincoln Heritage Council scout is $1,525. This covers everything, including transportation, food, entertainment, activities and pre-jamboree gatherings. There is a payment schedule that allows families to pay in increments over the next year to help lighten the financial overload. National Camperships are available but the key is registering early. Please feel free to reach out with any questions to Bobby or Stephanie Jones. PS: Jamboree does not conflict with the 2017 Canoe Base trip. Scouts are welcome and encouraged to attend both!

Register here!: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/participants/participant-overview/

Family Court of Honor – Our next Court of Honor will be March 3. Please make plans to attend and support the advancement that Troop 30 Scouts have made over the last few months.

Oak Ridge Trip Flyer – 2-11-16

Troop 30 Location

We meet in the basement of the Klein Center behind the main Temple Building.

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Troop 30 Calendar

May 1, 2016
  • Program Cobras, Service Owls
    Starts: May 1, 2016 - 12:00 am
    Ends: May 1, 2016 - 11:59 pm


May 5, 2016
  • Windows
    Starts: May 5, 2016 - 9:00 am
    Ends: May 5, 2016 - 10:00 am


  • Scouts - Troop Meeting
    Starts: May 5, 2016 - 7:00 pm
    Ends: May 5, 2016 - 9:00 pm