Boy Scouts of America
Riverside, California, USA
June, 2013 to present
Danielle Sovine, Committee Chairwoman
July 20, 2016 to present
of March 27, 2017
Please sign up for the upcoming Events / Campouts. We need to have you signed up and paid at least Two Weeks before the campout in order to properly have time to put them together.
April 15th – Mt. Rubidoux Trail Cleanup @ 8:00AM. Meet at Carlson Dog Park.
April 16th – Mt. Rubidoux Trail Lighting @ 3:00AM. Meet at Scout House
April 28th – 30th – District Camporee – Lake Perris – Need signups by next week so we can arrange the Patrols to prepare for the competitions
May 19th – 21st – Fiesta Island – San Diego
June 23rd – 25th – Big Bear Campout
Our next Adams Street / Scout House Cleanup will take place THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 1st. The Adams Street Cleanup which will start at 8:00AM. Meet at the industrial park at the corner of Adams and Lincoln Ave at 8:00AM. Once we have completed the street cleanup we will head over to the Scout House and start that cleanup around 9:30AM. We need EVERYONE to show up and lend a hand! We will take whatever time you can give. We especially need you to Bring Lawnmowers and Weed Trimmers to help with knocking the weeds down.
Please sign up for the Annual Mt. Rubidoux Trail cleanup and lighting taking place on April 15th – 16th. This is a little over two weeks away. This will be the 100th Anniversary of this the oldest Service Project west of the Mississippi. We need to help get the trail ready then light the trail for those going to the top of Mt. Rubidoux for the sunrise service on Easter. Bring gloves, water, shovels, racks, anything to knock down weeds that have grown due to the rains this winter. More details will be given at the Troop meeting.
Be sure to bring your Scout Books to the Troop meetings! This is part of your uniform. We are working on Rank Advancements but you need your book in order to participate. All Scouts should be in Full Class “A” uniform with a Class “B” shirt under their Class “A” for activities and games. Please come properly dressed to the meetings!
We Encourage All Scouts to get Leadership training. Below are a list of the trainings for the Scouts coming up.
Cedar Badge – May 5, 6:00PM – May 6, 7:00PM - $28.00 (if paid by April 14th) Held at LDS Church, Blaine Street, Riverside
NYLT – June 12 – 17 OR August 1 – 6. Cost is $325.00. ( Need to have completed Cedar Badge training) Held at Camp Emerson Idyllwild
Foxfire – June 10 – 17 - $315.00 (Need to have completed Cedar Badge & NYLT training) Held at Camp Emerson Idyllwild
IMPORTANT: Before you register for the NYLT or Foxfire training you need to meet with Mr. McVeigh for approval. Also there is the potential for some scholarship monies that can offset your cost for the NYLT or Foxfire training. If you are interested you need to write a letter to the Troop 270 Committee requesting a donation and explaining why you want to go to this training. THIS LETTER NEEDS TO BE TURNED INTO ME BY NEXT WEEK (APRIL 3RD)!
For this Summer we will be going to Camp Tahquitz located in the Big Bear / Barton Flats Mountain area. This is a Great camp and local which is nice. We have a signup sheet so Please sign up and make your deposits and payments to Mr. Grace as we have to make regular payments to keep our spot. We are going to Summer Camp the week of July 9th – 15th. Cost for Scouts is around $400.00 and Adults $230.00.