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Cooking MB at Camp Medicine Mountain

Posted on May 21 2018 - 12:17pm

I announced at last week's Camp Medicine Mountain meeting that Scouts planning on doing the camping portion of Cooking MB at Camp Medicine Mountain MUST email me to tell  me that AND if they have any dietary restrictions. So far, only one Scout has done so. IF you do NOT do this, you will NOT be part of Cooking MB at Camp Medicine Mountain (even if you've talked to me one-on-one about this -- I cannot keep track of individula conversations and MUST have the email to do the required coordination!) Thank you for your kind cooperation. IF you email camps@troop840.org, you will automatically email me and CC Mrs. Ebert while obeying BSA's new YPT rules of not communicating with Adult Leaders one-on-one. Hint, hint .... 

Upcoming OA Events

Posted on May 20 2018 - 8:25pm
  • 06/16: Satank Service Day for Five Trails Day Camp (Camp Wisdom)
  • 06/18-22: Satank members needed to staff Five Trails Day Camp (Camp Wisdom)

NEW Adult Leaders MUST take online YPT

Posted on May 13 2018 - 2:38pm

If you were not previously registered as an Adult Leader with T840, to register as one, you will need to take BSA's new online YPT course. (Existing F2F YPT certificates will no longer be accepted, even if they are not expired.) Directions for taking this course and emailing your YPT certificate to T840 are in the lower-left corner of this website. 

BREAKING NEWS: NEW BSA Training Requirement for SMs/ASMs ....

Posted on Apr 18 2018 - 8:26pm

BSA just announced that "direct-contact" Adult Leaders (which in Boy Scouts means Scoutmasters (SMs) and Assistant SMs (ASMs)) must take Weather Hazards Training to be considered "position-trained". See this link HERE for details and a link to the appropriate online course.
Note: SMs/ASMs who are already position-trained are "grandfathered in" but are encouraged to take this training anyway. 

NEW Article on Adult Leader Training

Posted on Apr 4 2018 - 3:21pm

Attention T840 Adult Leaders (NEW and previous): Please read our new article on Adult Leader Training, which lists new requirements to be considered position-trained. You may find the article HERE

IMPORTANT NEWS: NEW RULES for Electronic Communications

Posted on Apr 2 2018 - 8:46am

BSA has implemented new RULES for electronic communications between Scouts and Adult Leaders. ALL electronic communications between a Scout and Adult Leader MUST include at least one additional Adult Leader or the Scout's parent(s). [Note: This obviously does not apply IF the Adult Leader is the Scout's parent, of course.] The definition of electronic communications includes: 

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