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Service Weekend at Bayport

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Bayport Punkin’ Chunkin

Troop 11 won the Punkin’ Chunkin’ for their class! We were 2nd overall and 1st in our class. We had a great crew of guys who put in many hours to make this a reality. The Scouts who assembled and … Continue reading

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Blackstone Fellowship 2011

Great weekend … not a cloud in the blue skies, and crisp Fall temperatures. Good fun, good fellowship, and a few merit badges thrown in for good measure . Here’s the video …

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Behind the Power Curve

I can’t believe how far behind I am on my posts. It’s just been too hectic to get everything done. Here’s several videos: and another and finally,the last

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Summer Camp

We got back about 1 PM last Saturday after a week in the mountains at Camp Shenandoah. Great camp, great staff, and a great program. We had hot days and cool nights, with thunderstorms most days. It was a productive … Continue reading

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2011 Mulch Delivery – Second Day

March 26th was the second day of mulch deliveries for our annual fundraiser. We had a good turnout, and everyone worked hard and seemed to have lots of fun as well. I certainly saw a lot of Scout Spirit. It … Continue reading

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2011 New Guy Campout

We all headed to Endview Plantation on Friday evening for a weekend of camping. We had several new Scouts with us, as well as some of the more experienced Scouts. Most of the weekend was taken up with cooking, a … Continue reading

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2011 Mulch Fundraiser Part 1

Today we delivered the first installment of mulch for our big annual fundraiser. The proceeds of this sale are used to replace Troop equipment and to subsidize camping and other activities throughout the year. We’ll do another, bigger delivery on … Continue reading

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Blizzards and Courts of Honor

Our December Court of Honor and ScoutBucks Auction had to be postponed due to snow. The “Blizzard” tag is sort of tongue-in-cheek … not a lot of snow, but here in our community, 1/2-inch will stop everything. We did get … Continue reading

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2010 Iron Chef

The 2010 Iron Chef campout at Newport News Park was a great success, in spite of the rain on Saturday night. Lots of advancement requirements were completed by the Scouts and signed off in their books. The highlight of the … Continue reading

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