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Boy Scout Troop 288
(La Crescenta, California)
 
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BSA welcomes girls and young women into the Scouting BSA program.  It is the same program that has helped young men to gain leadership and outdoor skills while having fun for over a hundred years.  Troop 288 is proud to have an ALL GIRL Unit, and welcomes every girl aged 11-17 to join us.  Contact Brigitte Schwing (Scoutmaster) for additional information. 
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Recruitment Girl.pdf Recruitment Flyer  
All troop, parent, and leader meetings are on ZOOM until further notice (date pending school/state gathering guidelines).  Each week members will receive an email with the link to log in to the virtual meeting.  Please contact Mrs. Schwing prior to a meeting if a new Scout would like to join in.

November
1 Mandatory Adult Appreciation / 2021 Calendar Zoom Meeting @ 4:30pm 
See flyer, calendar and auction paddle below, we look forward to adding treks to our calendar.
4 BOR (Board of Review)
3 NO Troop Meeting
7 Scouting for Food Service (bag drop off)
10 Troop Meeting
14 Scouting for Food Service (bag pick up)
17 Troop Meeting
18 BOR (Board of Review)
21 ILST
24 Troop Meeting

We are suspending all  treks and gatherings until further notice (date pending school/state gathering guidelines).  We are confident that this is the best decision for our community. We will continue to evaluate this as additional news unfolds.  Stay safe and healthy!
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2021.pdf 2021 Calendar  
Adult Appreciation flyer.pdf Adult Appreciation Zoom Meeting  
auction paddle.docx Auction Paddle  
November  2020     WELDING   Leader 1 Leader 2
3 Tu NO Troop Meeting   

We  BOR (Board of Review)  Co-Troop  Mr. Bomar  Adults 
7 Sa Scouting For Food Bag Drop Off Co-Troop Mr. Kilgore Mrs. Turner
9 Mo Committee Meeting Leader Mtg Mr. Kilgore  
10 Tu Troop Meeting   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
11 We Veterans Day Ceremony @ Two Strike Park Co-Troop Ms. Newgard Need Leader
14 Sa Scouting For Food Bag Pick Up                                      
Scouting For Food Sort & Distribution
Co-Troop

Mr. Kilgore

Mrs. Turner

14-15 Sa-Su ROCstock Rocketry    Co-Troop Ms. Newgard  Need Leader
17 Tu Troop Meeting 
Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
18  We  BOR (Board of Review)  Zoom  Mr. Bomar Adults 
19 Th EAGLE BOARD OF REVIEW   Council Event    
21 Sa   ILST   Mrs. Schwing  Mr. Schwing 
24 Tu Troop Meeting   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
December  2020     PIONEERING   Leader 1 Leader 2
1 Tu Troop Meeting - PLC - REGISTRATION DUE   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
8 Tu Troop Meeting   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
12 Sa Beach Bike Ride   Need Leader Female Leader Needed
15 Tu Troop Meeting- A FRAME CHARIOT RACE    Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
16  We  BOR (Board of Review)  Zoom  Mr. Bomar  Adults 
17 Th EAGLE BOARD OF REVIEW Council Event    
22 Tu Troop Meeting   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
29 Tu No Troop Meeting - LAST DAY TO RECHARTER      

February 2021
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
13-15 Sat-Mon Camping  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew Death Valley Car Camp Mr. Frinier  

Calendar Archive


January  2020     SNOW SPORTS   Leader 1 Leader 2
7 Tu Troop Meeting - PLC, BOR   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
10 Fr Leo Carrillo Beach Co-Troop Mr. Kilgore Mrs. Schwing
11 Sa Leo Carrillo Beach Co-Troop Mr. Kilgore Mrs. Pearson
12 Su Leo Carrillo Beach Co-Troop Mr. Kilgore Mrs. Pearson
13 Mo Committee Meeting Leader Mtg Mr. Kilgore  
14 Tu Troop Meeting    Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
17-20 Fr-Mo NYLT 1ST Weekend Council Event    
21 Tu Troop Meeting   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
23 Th EAGLE BOARD OF REVIEW Council Event    
24-26 Fr-Su NYLT 2ND Weekend Council Event    
25 Sa Communication Merit Badge  Trail to Eagle Mr. Turner Mrs. Turner
28 Tu Troop Meeting   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing

   
February  2020     CAMPOREE PREP   Leader 1 Leader 2
1 Sa ASM Specific Leader Training   Pierre Landry  
4 Tu Troop Meeting - PLC, BOR   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
8 Sa Personal Management Merit Badge Trail to Eagle Mrs. Sparks Mr. Sparks
10 Mo Committee Meeting Leader Mtg Mr. Kilgore  
11 Tu Troop Meeting   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
18 Tu Troop Meeting   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
21-23 Fr-Su Pre-Camporee @ CVO Overnight Co-Troop Mr. Schwing Mrs. Schwing
25 Tu Troop Meeting   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
27 Th EAGLE BOARD OF REVIEW Council Event    
March  2020     PHOTOGRAPHY   Leader 1 Leader 2
3 Tu Troop Meeting - PLC, BOR   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
6-8 Fr-Su Camporee Council Event Mr. Schwing Mrs. Schwing
9 Mo Committee Meeting Leader Mtg Mr. Kilgore  
10 Tu Troop Meeting    Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
14 Sa Redwoods Front Country Camping (Spring Break)   Mr. Schwing Mrs. Schwing
15 Su Redwoods Front Country Camping   Mr. Schwing Mrs. Schwing
16 Mo Redwoods Front Country Camping   Mr. Schwing Mrs. Schwing
17 Tu Redwoods Front Country Camping   Mr. Schwing Mrs. Schwing
18 We Redwoods Front Country Camping   Mr. Schwing Mrs. Schwing
21 Sa CPR / First Aid Training Co-Troop Mr. Hain  
24 Tu Troop Meeting - SPL NOMINATIONS Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
26 Th EAGLE BOARD OF REVIEW Council Event    
31 Tu Troop Meeting - SPL ELECTIONS Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
April  2020     BACKPACKING   Leader 1 Leader 2
4 Sa Indoor SkyDiving      
7 Tu Troop Meeting - PLC, BOR Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
10 Fr BSA Swim Test @ YMCA Co-Troop Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
13 Mo Committee Meeting Leader Mtg Mr. Kilgore  
14 Tu Troop Meeting Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
17-19 Fr-Su Joshua Tree Rock Climb Co-Troop Mr. Harper      
18 Sa Cooking Merit Badge Trail to Eagle Mr. Cartnal  
19 Su 5 mile Hike w/ compass      
21 Tu Troop Meeting Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
23 Th EAGLE BOARD OF REVIEW Council Event    
24-26 Fr-Su Beginner Backpacking Overnight   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
28 Tu Troop Meeting (Cooking Merit Badge) Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
May  2020     FISHING   Leader 1 Leader 2
2 Sa Camping Merit Badge Trail to Eagle Mr. Sparks  
2-3 Sa-Su Adult Beginner Backpack Outing    Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
5 Tu Troop Meeting (Cooking Merit Badge) Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
9 Sa Cooking & Campfire in backyards Zoom   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
11 Mo Committee Meeting Leader Mtg Mr. Kilgore  
12 Tu Troop Meeting (Cooking Merit Badge) Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
15-17 Fr-Su Fishing Overnight    Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
19 Tu New Parent Meeting @ 6pm Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
19 Tu Troop Meeting Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
25 Mo Memorial Day Service @ Two Strike Park Co-Troop Ms. Newgard Mrs. Schwing
26 Tu Troop Meeting (Citizenship in World merit badge) Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
28 Th EAGLE BOARD OF REVIEW Council Event    
29-31 Fr-Su Wind Wolves Preserve Overnight   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing

June  2020     HORSEMANSHIP   Leader 1 Leader 2
2 Tu Troop Meeting (Citizenship in World merit badge) Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
6-7 Sa-Su San Gorgornio Adv. Backpack Co- Troop Mr. Harper     Mrs. Dodson  
8 Mo Committee Meeting Zoom Meeting Mr. Kilgore  
9 Tu Troop Meeting (Citizenship in World merit badge)  Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
12-14 Fr-Su Kern River Whitewater Rafting Co-Troop Mr. Frinier Mrs. Harper
16 Tu Troop Meeting (Citizenship in World merit badge)  Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
19 Fr Virtual Camp Out Zoom Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
23 Tu Troop Meeting  Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
24  We  BOR (Board of Review)  Zoom  Mrs. Schwing  Mr. Bomar 
25 Th EAGLE BOARD OF REVIEW Council Event    
27 Sa ILST Training Zoom Meeting  Mrs. Schwing  Mr. Schwing 
30 Tu Troop Meeting (Animation merit badge) Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing


July  2020     FIRST AID   Leader 1 Leader 2
7 Tu Troop Meeting - (Animation merit badge) Zoom  Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
12-18 Su-Sa Summer Camp (Camp Royaneh)   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
10-12  Fr-Su  Virtual Overnight Camping  Zoom  Mrs. Schwing  Mr. Schwing 
14 Tu Troop Meeting (Animation merit badge) Zoom  Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
15  We  BOR (Board of Review)  Zoom  Mrs. Schwing  Mr. Bomar 
23 Th EAGLE BOARD OF REVIEW Council Event    
21 Tu Troop Meeting Zoom Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
25 Sa Boating @ Long Beach Sea Base   Need Leader Female Leader Needed
28 Tu Troop Meeting Zoom  Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing

August  2020     BIKING   Leader 1 Leader 2
4 Tu Troop Meeting - PLC Zoom Meeting  Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
Th  Cycling Merit Badge  Zoom Meeting  Mr. Kilgore Mrs. Kilgore 
6-9 Th-Su Sierra Adv. Backpack Co-Troop Mr. Harper Mrs. Dodson
8 Sa Beach Bike Ride   Need Leader Female Leader Needed
10 Mo Committee Meeting Leader Mtg Mr. Kilgore  
11 Tu Troop Meeting Zoom Meeting  Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
15 Sa Service Project   Need Leader Female Leader Needed
18 Tu Troop Meeting (Rank Advancement Acknowledgment)
Zoom Meeting  Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
19  We  BOR (Board of Review)  Zoom Meeting  Mrs. Schwing  Mr. Bomar 
25 Tu Troop Meeting - SPL Nominations Zoom Meeting Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
27 Th EAGLE BOARD OF REVIEW Council Event    

September  2020     POTTERY   Leader 1 Leader 2
1 Tu Troop Meeting - SPL Elections Zoom   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
5-7 Sa-Mo Channel Islands Kayak Co-Troop Mr. Kilgore, Mr. Harper Female Leader Needed
8 Tu Troop Meeting  Zoom  Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
11-13 Fr-Su Camp Mataguay (Glider Plane) Co-Troop Mr. & Mrs. Schwing Need Leader
14 Mo Committee Meeting Leader Mtg Mr. Kilgore  
15 Tu Troop Meeting Zoom  Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
16  We  BOR (Board of Review)  Zoom  Mrs. Schwing  Mr. Bomar 
19 Sa Bonfire @ Dockweiler Beach Co-Troop Need Leader Female Leader Needed
22 Tu Troop Meeting Zoom  Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
24 Th EAGLE BOARD OF REVIEW Council Event    
25 Fr Annual Planning Meeting   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
29 Tu Troop Meeting Zoom  Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
October  2020     PLUMBING   Leader 1 Leader 2
2-4  Fr-Su  Zoom Virtual Camp-In    Mrs. Schwing  Mr. Schwing 
6 Tu Troop Meeting - PLC
BOR (Board of Review)
  Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
10 Sa Rifle Shooting @ Oaktree Gun Club Co-Troop Mr. Sparks, Mr. Dodson Female Leader Needed
12 Mo Committee Meeting Leader Mtg Mr. Kilgore  
13 Tu Troop Meeting    Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
16-18 Fr-Su Big Bear Camping - Zipline   Need Leader Female Leader Needed
18  Su  SPL / ASPL Meeting  Co-Troop  Mrs. Schwing  Mrs. Dodson 
20 Tu Troop Meeting   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing
22 Th EAGLE BOARD OF REVIEW Council Event    
24  Sa  Haunt On    Mrs. Schwing  Mr. Schwing 
27 Tu Troop Meeting   Mrs. Schwing Mr. Schwing