February 21, 2023

In this week’s newsletter

Meeting This Week

This week we will be doing a trip report for our amazing trip to Cumberland Island. We will also be talking about Leave No Trace and Outdoor Ethics. Scouts that need requirements signed off for rank advancement will have plenty of opportunity to work with leaders to get things signed off.

Lead and Learn on Summer Camp Staff

Parents & Leaders,

We are searching for excellent leaders, just like your Scouts, to serve on the staff at Bert Adams Scout Camp and Woodruff Scout Camp for Summer 2023. Tell your Scouts about this excellent opportunity for growth, and encourage them to apply!

Apply for Camp Staff Today! 

Camp Staff members must be age 15 or older, but those that are 14 can serve as a Counselor-In-Training (CIT) for a two-week volunteer experience.

Click Here  for more information and have them apply today!

Northern Tier Summer 2024

If you are interested in joining a trek to Northern Tier next summer, please fill out the Northern Tier 2024 Interest Form.

Summer Camp

Summer Camp is the week of June 18-24 at Camp Sequoyah in Delta, Alabama. Check out the Summer Camp webpage for all the details and to register! 

Merit Badge Opportunities

Atlanta Area Council has already announced all of the Merit Badge summits for next year. The next Merit Badge Summit will be April 29, 2023.
To learn more about this and other Merit Badge Summits, visit: https://www.atlantabsa.org/MeritBadgeSummit

Chattahoochee Nature Center offers nature themed merit badge classes on the weekends throughout the year. Upcoming classes include Mammal Study February 26, Nature Study April 23, and Environmental Science April 30.
For more information and to register visit: https://www.chattnaturecenter.org/education/scouts/scouts-bsa/

Dunwoody Nature Center also offers a number of nature related Merit Badges. Upcoming classes include: Bird Study February 25 and Nature Study April 8.
Learn more and register at: https://dunwoodynature.org/scout-merit-badges/

Troop Communication

Please be sure to join our Remind Classes to get notifications on all of the Troop 177 happenings. There is an app, but you can choose to get notifications via text messages or email.

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