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The annual Troop 8 Ski Trip will take place on the weekend of February 5-7th.

Shawnee Mountain, Pocono, Pennsylvania
Friday February 5, 6, & Sunday 7

Think SNOW! Your response is needed now!

It’s almost time again for our annual ski trip which is a troop 8 favorite. It’s your opportunity to Ski Shawnee Mountain and stay at the mountain top lodge right at the top of the lifts! (ski in/out) We stay there Friday to Sunday with included breakfasts and dinners. More details to come with a permission slip. The trip cost is $235 and includes :

  • Lodging.
  • Ski tickets for whole weekend.
  • Food (2 dinners and 2 breakfasts. Lunch additional).

Equipment rentals, Lessons and lunch are additional cost.

Please fill in responses to the questions at the link below.  Please fill out one reservation form
for each scout. ( see https://trips.troop8-chatham.org Login or register with your scout’s email address. )

Any questions please email me at edguy@eguy.org.

Ski with us! (Sign in with a scouts email list.)

Scoutmasters: Mr Ed Guy, & Mr Bill Benedict.

Sign up at trips.troop8-chatham.org

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Summer Camp Registrations

SUMMER CAMP IS THE HIGH POINT OF THE YEAR. TROOP 8 WILL BE AT CAMP SOMERS JULY 20-26.

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Troop 8 has reserved the two campsites we traditionally use at Summer camp for the week starting July 20. All scouts should plan to attend.

Please hand in completed application forms and checks (made out to Troop 8) to Mr. Tomaro. The fee is $424. Scouts who just joined Troop 8 (after February 1) qualify for the early bird rate until next Monday, May 19th. Please read the Summer Camp Planner for more detail on the Summer Camp program.

Please note the following:

  1. Summer Camp July 20th through July 26th.
  2. The theme is “Galactic Adventure”
  3. Medical Forms – Page C must be filled out and signed by a physician prior to camp. Please click here to download the form.

Mr. Albert Tomaro (Email: atomaro1966@hotmail.com; Tel: 973-635-1748 or 646-318-0926) and
Mr. Sean Dailey (Email: seandailey@verizon.net; Tel: 973-701-9190 or 646-823-6037)
are the Assistant Scoutmasters in charge of Summer Camp for the troop.

Troop 8 at Philmont from June 26 to July 10, 2015

Scouts interested in going to Philmont in late June and early July 2015 should contact Mr. Verrill (emailajverrill@gmail.com).

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Troop 8 will be sending a crew to Philmont Scout Ranch in the summer of 2015. Departure will be on June 26 and the crew will return onJuly 10. This is a fantastic 2 week adventure in the Rocky Mountains of New Mexico, near the town of Cimarron. See www.philmont.orgfor additional information.

Interested Scouts should contact Mr. Verrill (email ajverrill@gmail.com) as he will be the Lead Adult Advisor. To be eligible Scouts must be (by the time they arrive at Philmont):

  1. First Class in rank
  2. 14 years of age or have completed 8th grade.
  3. Completed a Northeast Backpacking trip with the Troop 8 Venture patrol.
  4. Approved by the ASM Venture and the Scoutmaster

Please see Mr. Verrill at the next troop meeting if you are interested in going.

Summer Camp Registrations

SUMMER CAMP IS THE HIGH POINT OF THE YEAR. TROOP 8 WILL BE AT CAMP SOMERS JULY 20-26.

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Troop 8 has reserved the two campsites we traditionally use at Summer camp for the week starting July 20. All scouts should plan to attend.

Please hand in completed application forms and checks (made out to Troop 8) to Mr. Tomaro. The fee is $424. Scouts who just joinedTroop 8 (after February 1) qualify for the early bird rate until May 19th. Please read the Summer Camp Planner for more detail on the Summer Camp program.

Please note the following:

  1. Summer Camp July 20th through July 26th.
  2. The theme is “Galactic Adventure”
  3. Medical Forms – Page C must be filled out and signed by a physician prior to camp. Please click here to download the form.

Mr. Albert Tomaro (Email: atomaro1966@hotmail.com; Tel: 973-635-1748 or 646-318-0926) and
Mr. Sean Dailey (Email: seandailey@verizon.net; Tel: 973-701-9190 or 646-823-6037)
are the Assistant Scoutmasters in charge of Summer Camp for the troop.

Northeast Backpacking Trips 2014

*** Parents Meeting Monday May 5th, 7:00 pm ***
Scouts interested in going should contact Mr. Verrill (email ajverrill@gmail.com).

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The Troop is planning 2 backpacking trips in the North East next Summer. These trips are one of the highlights in the troop’s annual calendar. All scouts eligible are encouraged to participate. It is a unique experience and an adventure.

A parents meeting will be held on Monday, May 5 to discuss the plans for these trips. Parents of scouts that signed up should attend the meeting. Criteria for selection on the crews are:

  1. 13 years (or older) or completed 7th grade by the start of the trek
  2. 1st Class rank (at the start of the trek)
  3. Approved by the ASM Venture and the Scoutmaster

The dates for the 2 treks are:

  1. Sunday, June 29th to Thursday, July 3rd.
  2. The first or second weekends in August. Departure will be either July 31 or August 7.

Participation in Troop 8 NE Trips are required for scouts going to Philmont in 2015.
Please see Mr. Verrill at the next troop meeting if you are interested in going.

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