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Boy Scout Troop 55
(Clinton, Connecticut)
 
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Our year runs from August 2016 through July 2017 of the next year.  June/July are the adult elections and July is the summer camp.  The new year really starts Aug/Sep with the popcorn sales and recruiting with the first campout in Sept



JUN2016
10-12JUN RI Airshow/Camp Aquapaug
9JUN Thurs JN Webster Camp Planning and merit badge signups
17JUN Court of Honor

JUL2016
24-29JUL JN Webster BSA Camp for the week

AUG 2016 
Popcorn Sales preparations
Recruiting Flyers for Joining Night preparations
Adult Youth Protection Training

SEP 2016
7SEP Troop Committee Meeting for adults
8SEP First Troop meeting at UMC
11SEP Assist with Pack 55 Cub Scouts joining day at Indian River (lashing projects) 1PM-4PM
15SEP Troop meeting to prep trailer for camping
16-18SEP Camping at Cockaponsett Site C (island site)

OCT 2016
1OCT (Sat)- Pumpkin offload with UMC church (service project) was actually shifted to Sunday, 2OCT
5OCT (Wed) Troop Committee Meeting
12-13 and 19-20OCT- Boater/PWC safety course taught by Clinton Coast Guard Auxiliary 6:30-8:30PM
27OCT (Thurs) Scouts at 7PM-8:30 at Police Station classroom for shooting safety brief

NOV 2016
3NOV 7PM Court of Honor
5NOV UMC Church Cleanup (Service Project) and Aidan Esposito Eagle Scout Court of Honor
10NOV 6:30PM to 8:30PM, rifle shooting at New Haven Rod and Gun Club  (located in Guilford)
12NOV(SAT) 11AM-2PM Service Project:  Assist Westbrook Elks by greeting Veterans for the Veterans Luncheon and then participate in flag retirement ceremony 
18-20NOV Camping at Cockaponsett Site E for "The Feast"

DEC 2016
3DEC (SAT) Service Project:  Visit VA hospital and assist with XMAS preparations.  Meet at commuter lot, event is 9AM-12PM 
4DEC (SUN) XMAS in Clinton- setup 12PM, 1-5PM 
10DEC Committee Meeting
22DEC (THURS) $5.00 gift swap at regular meeting
    
JAN 2017
7-8JAN XMAS tree pickup
11JAN(WED) Adult Committee Meeting
14-15JAN (SAT/SUN) XMAS Tree Pickup
21JAN(SAT) Den Chiefs assist Pack 55 with Pinewood Derby
21-22JAN (SAT/SUN) XMAS Tree Pickup

FEB 2017
3FEB (FRI-SUN) Bromley VT Ski Trip
8FEB (WED) Committee Meeting
12FEB (SUN) Scout Sunday at UMC Church
25-26FEB Klondike Weekend at JN Webster BSA Camp in Ashford, CT

MAR 2017
10MAR(FRI-SUN) Camping at JN Webster with Webelos II Meet and Greet in Cabin with Movie Night
19MAR Help Pack 55 with pancake breakfast fundraiser at the American Legion in Clinton
25-26MAR (SAT-SUN) Scoutmaster Course (Adrienne Loth and Art Dowd)
25-26MAR (FRI-SUN) Deer Lake Campout- Crossover Ceremony

APR 2017
1APR (SAT) Merit Badge Madness @ Xavier

MAY 2017
11MAY Spring Flower Sale Pickup
11MAY(THURS) Last day for Rank Boards of Reviews
18MAY(THURS) Court of Honor at 6:30PM (boys have half day at school)
19-21MAY Gettysburg Historical Campout (Note:  Boys will be pulled out of school with permission as a field trip.  Leave at 6:30AM)
29MAY Coffee Break at State Police Barracks Troop F (Friday night through Sunday 6PM)
29MAY Memorial Day Parade

JUNE 2017
13JUN17 Last Day of School
15JUN17 Last scheduled scout meeting
17-19JUN17 Deerfield Mass Whitewater Rafting
22JUN17 (THURS) 6PM Kayaking trip at Indian River Marina in Clinton

JULY 2017
9JUL 10AM-2PM Troop Car Wash at the Town Hall to raise money for canoe trailer
13JUL17 7PM Mandatory Summer Camp Meeting (fill out blue cards and medical forms signed by doctor)
17JUL17 7PM Adult Leaders (Bill Loth/Art Dowd/Joe Emack) register for summer camp at JN Webster
23-28JUL17 Summer Camp at JN Webster