2018 Calendar of Events (year-at-a-glance page)
Click these links for the Scout's latest 2018 12-month planning calendar in Word .doc or in Adobe.pdf (revised 9/17/18)
Links to the Pine Tree Council calendar (all Districts) & their new site Council Events
Rod & Gun Association Meetings are the 4th Tuesday each month.
at the SOUTH BERWICK ROD & GUN CLUB, 349 Harold Dow Hwy located on Rte 236 near the S.Berwick/Eliot line
Class "A" uniform required for Troop Meetings and Parades. Bring your BSA Handbook, notepad, & a pencil to all meetings.
Please don't hesitate to call your Scoutmaster if you have any questions.

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Having Fun! Spring Camporee, Summer Camp, Hikes, Campouts, Geo-caching hunts, Service Projects, Rocket Launching, Fundraisers, Round Robin Advancement, OA Brotherhood, Archery and Riflery, Swimming, Mountain Climbing, Biking, PN ShipYard Tours, Historic Monument trips, Fall Camporee, Pease Greeters, Cold Weather Camping, Klondike Derby, Flag Retirement Ceremony 2011, Lightfighter Equipment Guide, packing for light-weight hiking & camping, Flag Retirement Ceremony 2010, 2010-Great Works Land Trust Clean-up, Boston-Portsmouth Air Show encampment aerial view, KC-135 refueling mission, Trap Shoot hosted by our sponsor. Browse the Archives for others.
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Remember: Parents are invited to assist at all events. If you have a particular skill that you are willing to share with the Troop, let us know!

DATES            EVENT DESCRIPTIONS
JAN 2018 OA Unit Elections begin 1/1.
  • 01/01 Mon  no meeting
  • 01/04 Thu  Roundtable/OA 7pm-8:30pm LDS Church, Westview Dr Sanford
  • 01/06 Sat  Christmas tree pickup fundraiser 9-11
  • 01/06 Sat  LL Bean Merit Badge College 9am-3pm at LL Bean Freeport. Must attend 1/6, 13, 20, & 27.
    See the PTC MB College page
  • 01/09 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 01/13 Sat  LL Bean Merit Badge College 9am-3pm at LL Bean Freeport. Must attend 1/6, 13, 20, & 27.
    See the PTC MB College page
  • 01/14 Fri  5pm to Sun 1/16 12pm OKPIK week 1 Camp Hinds, Raymond ME. See the Okpik event page
  • 01/15 Mon  MLK day - no meetings
  • 01/20 Sat  Trampoline day, Blitz Air Park, Portsmouth
  • 01/20 Sat  LL Bean Merit Badge College 9am-3pm at LL Bean Freeport. Must attend 1/6, 13, 20, & 27.
    See the PTC MB College page
  • 01/22 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 01/23 Tue  Activity report to Rod & Gun club meeting 7:30pm
  • 01/26 Fri  5pm to Sun 01/28 12pm, OKPIK week 2 Camp Hinds, Raymond ME. See the See the Okpik event page
  • 01/27 Sat  LL Bean Merit Badge College 9am-3pm at LL Bean Freeport. Must attend 1/6, 13, 20, & 27.
    See the PTC MB College page
  • 01/29 Mon  Scout Meeting and Committee Meeting 6:45-8:00. Minutes from 01/29/18
    FEB 2018
  • 02/01 Thu  Roundtable/OA 7pm-8:30pm LDS Church, Westview Dr Sanford
  • 02/02 Fri  5pm to Sun 02/04, OKPIK week 3 Camp Hinds, Raymond ME. See the See the Okpik event page
  • 02/03 Sat  Game Supper at SBRGA, cancelled this year
  • 02/05 Mon  Patrol Leader Council Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 02/09 Fri  5pm to Sun 02/11, OKPIK week 4 Camp Hinds, Raymond ME. See the See the Okpik event page
  • 02/10 Sat  Klondike Derby at Camp Nutter. Not attending, meet for brunch at Madisons Cafe and go sledding afterward
  • 02/12 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 02/14 Wed  Happy Valentine's Day!
  • 02/18 Sun  to Fri 2/23 Winter Camp 2018 at Camp Hinds click here to see the event details
  • 02/19 Mon  President's Day - no meeting
  • 02/26 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 02/27 Tue  Activity report to Rod & Gun club meeting 7:30pm
    MAR 2018
  • 03/01 Thu  Roundtable/OA 7pm-8:30pm LDS Church, Westview Dr Sanford
  • 03/03 Sat  Dave & Busters fun day cancelled
  • 03/03 Sat  SMLST part 1 of required SM/ASM training, location TBD by York District
  • 03/05 Mon  Patrol Leader Council Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 03/10 Sat  Help out at Pack 338 Pinewood Derby with concessions and Pit Crew at Great Works school
  • 03/10 Sat  VFW Spaghetti Dinner 3:15 at South Berwick Community Center, scouts helping serve
  • 03/12 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 03/13 Tue  VFW Eagle Awards dinner at Mayos restaurant 6pm. New Eagles and Scoutmaster invited
  • 03/17 Sat  Hill Top Fun Center event time TBA
  • 03/17 Sat  VFW Spaghetti Dinner moved to 3/10.
  • 03/19 Mon  Merit Badge Monday 6:45-8:15 & Committee Meeting
  • 03/26 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15, SM Conferences and Boards of review
  • 03/27 Tue  Activity report to Rod & Gun club meeting 7:30pm
  • 03/31 Sat  Rod & Gun Club Spring Cleanup 8am-noon, painting benches in range house, raking, etc.
    Bring gloves and appropriate clothing. A can of Go-Jo and some paper towels might be handy as well.
    APR 2018 OA Unit Elections end 4/15
  • 04/01 Sun  Easter
  • 04/02 Mon  Patrol Leader Council Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 04/05 Thu  Roundtable/OA 7pm-8:30pm LDS Church, Westview Dr Sanford
  • 04/07 Sat  to Sun 04/08, Poplar Hut Hike /campout, Kingfield, ME. See their website for previews
  • 04/09 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15 OA nominations, Webelos visit. Early Bird Summer Camp registration due.
    Committee needed for Boards of Review.
  • 04/14 Sat&nbbsp; SMLST part 1 of required SM/ASM training Gray/New Gloucester HS 8-4:30
  • 04/15 Sun  to Thu 4/19 Operation Fly First Class for Tenderfoot thru 1st Class, up to age 13
  • 04/16 Mon  Merit Badge Monday 6:45-8:15
  • 04/23 Mon  Committee meeting cancelled
  • 04/24 Tue  Activity report to Rod & Gun club meeting 7:30pm
  • 04/27 Fri  to Sun 4/29 West Point Camporee West Point, NY. Confirmed!
  • 04/30 Mon  Court of Honor 6:45-8:15 Friends and Family invited! Friends of Scouting presentation for donations to PTC follows.
    MAY 2018
  • 05/03 Thu  Roundtable/OA 7pm-8:30pm LDS Church, Westview Dr Sanford
  • 05/07 Mon  Patrol Leader Council Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 05/11 Fri  to 5/13 Sun Scout-o-rama Camporee 2018 at L.L.Bean. not attending, sports conflict
  • 05/13 Sun  Remember Mother's Day!
  • 05/14 Mon  Merit Badge Monday 6:45-8:15, Committee Mtg 6:30-8 Minutes from 05/14/18
  • 05/19 Sat  Meet VFW 9am at Woodlawn to place flags on veteran's graves
  • 05/21 Mon  Scout Meeting and Troop elections 6:30-8:00
  • 05/22 Tue  Activity report to Rod & Gun club meeting 7:30pm
  • 05/26 Fri  6pm to Sat 4pm 5/27 ITOLS training (S11) Camp Hinds, Raymond ME. Req'd part 2 for SM/ASM to be
    considered trained, see 2018 ITOLS Training for details. Fee $20 includes Sat. meals
  • 05/28 Mon  Memorial Day Parade with VFW - meet at Central School around 10:00am.
    VFW ceremony at 10:15, parade starts between 10:45-11am.
    JUN 2018
  • 06/04 Mon  Patrol Leader Council Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 06/07 Thu  Roundtable/OA 7pm-8:30pm LDS Church, Westview Dr Sanford
  • 06/11 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 06/14 Thu  Flag Day (commemorates the 1777 adoption of the US Flag by the 2nd Continental Congress)
  • 06/15 Fri  to Sat 6/16 Hiking/Backpacking Trip location To Be Determined
  • 06/17 Sun  Remember Father's Day!
  • 06/18 Mon  Merit Badge Monday & Committee Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 06/24 Sun  to Fri 6/29 National Youth Leadership Training at Camp Hinds in Raymond. Click here for NYLT details
  • 06/25 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:00
  • 06/26 Tue  Activity report to Rod & Gun club meeting 7:30pm
  • 06/30 Sat  Strawberry Festival fundraiser-Volunteers needed for shifts, 8am until closing. See Lisa Carey for sign-up
    JUL 2018
  • 07/02 Mon  no meeting
  • 07/04 Wed  Celebrate Independence Day Safely!
  • 07/05 Thu  Roundtable/OA 7pm-8:30pm LDS Church, Westview Dr Sanford
  • 07/09 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 07/16 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 07/22 Sun  to Fri 07/27 Canoe Trip, possibly on the Allagash River
  • 07/23 Mon  no meeting (canoe trip)
  • 07/24 Tue  Activity report to Rod & Gun club meeting 7:30pm
  • 07/30 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15
    AUG 2018
  • 08/02 Thu  Roundtable/OA 7pm-8:30pm LDS Church, Westview Dr Sanford
  • 08/05 Sun  to Fri 8/10 - Summer Camp week 5 @ Camp Hinds. Last week of summer camp.
    The gates open at 2 PM, scouts released to parents after Fri campfire ceremony.
    Check out the 2018 Camp William Hinds Summer Camp link for program info.
  • 08/6 Mon  no meeting (summer camp)
  • 08/13 Mon  no meeting planned yet
  • 08/20 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 08/27 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15pm, Advancement
  • 08/28 Tue  Activity report to Rod & Gun club meeting 7:30pm
    SEP 2018
  • 09/03 Mon  Labor Day (no meeting)
  • 09/06 Thu  Roundtable/OA 7pm-8:30pm LDS Church, Westview Dr Sanford
  • 09/07 Fri  to Sun 9/9 NEW DATE! York District Fall Camporee 2018 - 100years of Limerick
  • 09/10 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15pm Advancement, need Committee members for Boards of Review
  • 09/17 Mon  Merit Badge Monday & Committee Mtg 6:45-8:15 Discuss YPT training, fees and any member changes
  • 09/24 Mon  Court of Honor 6:45-8:15 at Rod & Gun Club, Friends and Family invited
  • 09/25 Tue  Activity report to Rod & Gun club meeting 7:30pm
    OCT 2018  West Point Camporee lottery sign-ups begin, see their Facebook page
  • 10/01 Mon  Patrol Leader Council Meeting 6:45-8:15 finalize Fall Camporee details, re-charter fees
  • 10/04 Thu  Roundtable/OA 7pm-8:30pm LDS Church, Westview Dr Sanford
  • 10/08 Mon  Columbus Day - no meeting
  • 10/12 Fri  to Sun 10/14 York District Fall Camporee 2018 was moved to 9/7 to 9/9
  • 10/15 Mon  Court of Honor 6:45-8:15 at Rod & Gun Club, Friends and Family invited. Recharter fees due, Adult YPT due
  • 10/20 Sat  Wreath Sales begin
  • 10/22 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15 Webelos visit
  • 10/23 Tue  Activity report to Rod & Gun club meeting 7:30pm
  • 10/29 Mon  Committee Meeting 6:30-8 re-charter update, YPT & fees are due now
  • 10/31 Wed  Happy Halloween!
    NOV 2018
  • 11/01 Thu  Roundtable/OA 7pm-8:30pm LDS Church, Westview Dr Sanford
  • 11/03 Sat  Scout Shooting / Dining-In-Overnighter @ SBRGA for yearly planning.
  • 11/05 Mon  Patrol Leader Council Meeting 6:45-8:15pm Sign-up for West Point camporee lottery
  • 11/11 Sun  Veterans Day Memorial Service with VFW Post 5744 in front of South Berwick Town Hall at 2pm.
    Class A uniform required
  • 11/12 Mon  Scout Meeting / Troop Elections 6:45-8:15pm
  • 11/17 Sat  Meet VFW at Woodlawn Cemetery 9am to collect Vet's flags @ South Berwick cemeteries.
    Flag Retirement Ceremony at Mr. Kenney's 6pm.
  • 11/19 Mon  Merit Badge Monday & Committee Meeting 6:45-8:15pm Wreath Sales due,
    Rechartering fees, YPT overdue
  • 11/22 Thu  Happy Thanksgiving
  • 11/24 Sat  Christmas Parade 2:30 from Academy St in S.Berwick to the American Legion in Rollinsford, Class A's
  • 11/26 Mon  Scout Meeting and Christmas Wreath pickup 6:45-8:15
  • 11/27 Tue  Activity report to Rod & Gun club meeting 7:30pm
    DEC 2018
  • 12/01 Fri  Sign-ups END for West Point camporee lottery
  • 12/03 Mon  Patrol Leader Council Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 12/06 Thu  Roundtable/OA 7pm-8:30pm LDS Church, Westview Dr Sanford
  • 12/10 Mon  Scout Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 12/15 Sat  Christmas Tree Pick Up Fundraiser, 10amĖ12, Meet at Mr. Abellís House at 30 High Knoll Drive.
    Place envelopes for fundraiser on mail boxes/doorknobs.
  • 12/17 Mon  Merit Badge Monday & Committee Meeting 6:45-8:15
  • 12/18 Tue  Activity report to Rod & Gun club meeting 7:30pm
  • 12/24 Mon  no meeting
  • 12/25 Tue  Merry Christmas! have a safe and Happy Holiday!
  • 12/31 Mon  no meeting











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