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    2018
  • September 27 Activity night, fellowship hall
  • September 28-30   OA Fall Ordeal
  • October 4 SPL elections
  • October 11 CoH 7;00 (6;45 for scouts)
  • October 18 Patrol election/cooking preparation 
  • October 25 Cooking competition Aol to attend function
  • November 1 First aid merit badge
  • November 8 First aid merit badge/ plan pioneer
  • November 15 Ethan/Reese going away party
  • November 16-18 Camp pioneer
  • November 29 Extreme Archery 6 (Meet at the Church)AoL to attend this function
  • December 6 Hospice 6:30 (meet at church)
  • December 13 climbnasium 6 (Meet at the church)
  • December 20 Patrol Lead Meeting/Winter camp Planning
  • January 3 AED Training CPR
  • January 4-6 Hidden valley/AOL to attend this function
  • January 10 Tubing at round top 6 (meet at church)
  • January 17 Activity night
  • January 24 Team building 
  • January 31 Ice skating
  • February 5 Scuba/Snorkeling Time and location TBA
  • February 26 Scuba/Snorkeling Time and location TBA
  • February 22-24 klondike At hidden valley
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» Camperships Available...

 REMINDER: 

 Troop 198 has a limited amount of funds available for "camperships" for Scouts to attend any outing, but particularly summer camp, which has a much higher cost associated with it.  The Troop does not want any Scout to be prevented from attending summer camp due to financial circumstances.  Scouts should participate in fundraisers to help pay their own way in Scouting.  However, if a family is in need of further assistance, please contact the Scoutmaster or Committee Chairman.  Your inquiry will be confidential.  The Troop does not expect to be repaid, but if/when you are able to "pay it forward", such repayment would help future Scouts attend camp as well.  

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Court Of Honor ,OCT 2018
Court Of Honor, October 11, Parents please plan to attend, to see your scout receive his awards and rank advancements.
 

 

Welcome to Troop 198's Website...
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Troop 198 is chartered to Fishing Creek Salem United Methodist Church and has been serving youth in the Etters / Lewisberry area of northern York County, Pennsylvania for 44 years (2018 BSA Charter). The Troop meets on most Thursdays at 7:30 pm. Please view our calendar for complete information about our schedule.

Click HERE for the Church's Newsletter

 

 
BSA Adult Training Courses...
Council Training Calendar and Registration Online
The training section of our council website has been updated and improved, and is now available at Training. On that page, a link is now available to register for classes, which can be found by clicking Training Registration.

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Fast Start Orientation
Welcome to Scouting! As a new Scout leader, you are joining our Scouting family, and we want you to understand how the program works. The Fast Start Orientation video and guide will help explain it. These materials present a quick introduction to get new leaders ready for your first Scouting meeting. This online course is available online.

Youth Protection Training
This course reviews the Scouting policies related to youth protection, kinds of abuse, signs of abuse, how to respond to the disclosure of abuse, and proper reporting procedures. It does so by taking you through situations that require choices and produce consequences. This course is available online.

This is Scouting
As the first section of Basic Leader Training, This is Scouting is an online session that highlights the values, aims, history, funding, and methods of Scouting and provides new leaders with a look at the resources available to them.


Boy Scout Leader Specific Training & Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
Boy Scout Leader Specific Training is divided into four parts. The first three parts are designed to teach troop operations and can be completed in one full day or three evenings. The fourth part is completing “Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills,” which are the skills required for Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class ranks. The fourth part is offered over a weekend. This is Scouting is also required for Boy Scout leaders to be fully trained.

Troop Committee Training
For troop committee members, this course serves as leader specific training . Upon completion of This is Scouting and the challenge, a troop committee member is considered trained.  Available online.

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PA Child Abuse Clearances...
Applicable Child Abuse Clearances are Now Required for all registered leaders.

For the full policy, refer to the council website by clicking here.
 
Current adult leaders will NOT be rechartered without first having submitted their clearances.

Order of the Arrow News...

 

Next OA Unit Elections on:  TBA

What is the Order of the Arrow ?

Sasquesahanough Lodge 11 Website

2018 OA Fellowship Dates:

 August 17-19 at HVSR 

2018 OA Ordeal Dates: 

 May 18-20 at CT

 Sept. 28-30 at HVSR

2019 Lodge Banquet:

January 12 at the Susquehanna Club

2019 Fellowship Dates: 

 March 2-3 at Camp Tuckahoe

September 27-29 at HVSR

 2019 Ordeal Dates:

 April 12-14 at HVSR

May 17-19 at Camp Tuckahoe 

August 16-18 at Camp Tuckahoe 


Cyber Chip Information

Today's youth are spending more time than ever using digital media for education, research, socializing, and fun. To help families and volunteers keep youth safe while online, the Boy Scouts of America introduces the Cyber Chip. In developing this exciting new tool, the BSA teamed up with content expert NetSmartz®, part of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children® and training expert for many law enforcement agencies.

More Information can be found HERE.


Scoutmaster's Corner...

  

Coming soon...


New Birth of Freedom Council