Outings & Activities

SpaceX Troop Campout

It looks like the scouts had a great weekend at Woodruff working on the SpaceX Merit Badge. It was bit cold and rainy arriving on Friday night, but the weather cleared and was just about perfect all day Saturday. Even with such a large group, the scouts were all able to get their model rockets made in the morning and after lunch, we had a marathon launch event. Even with three launchers running and scouts firing off rockets every few minutes, with scouts being able to launch their rockets up to four times (assuming the rockets survived that long) we were still launching for a couple of hours! It says a lot that all the scouts got to watch and launch so many rockets that attention started to waver towards the end of the launch cadence. We rounded out the afternoon with multiple rounds of Kubb, a game that by the looks of it, is going to quickly become a favorite of the troop. Saturday finished out with scouts cooking up some delicious dinners and more importantly desserts! Even with the long day Saturday, scouts were efficient and helpful Sunday morning not only getting their own gear packed, but all the troop gear as well as policing the campsites. Couldn’t ask for a better weekend.

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Outings & Activities

Eagle Project: Steven D.

Troop 2319 had another great work day for an Eagle Project yesterday at Unity North Atlanta. Steven D. lead his fellow scouts and friends in the building of three new wheel chair accessible picnic tables. Well done Steven! And a big thank you to all who helped on the project.

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Crossover: Pack 1714

Tonight we welcomed 10 more scouts from Pack 1714 to our Troop! Welcome to our Troop! We’re really excited that you chose to continue your scouting journey with Troop 2319 and can’t wait to start seeing you at troop meetings and campouts!

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Eagle Project: Cameron D.

Wow, it has been tough keeping up with all the things happening in Troop 2319 lately, if you’re like me and need a recap, Cameron D. lead his fellow scouts in executing his Eagle Project the weekend before last. The goal was to build six additional benches for Unity North Atlanta and it looks like Cameron did a fantastic job leading is fellow scouts to accomplish his goal. But don’t take my word for it, click the image below to see the full album of photos form the project!

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Crossover Pack 710

An excited group of AOL Scouts from Pack 710 crossed over into Troop 2319 today. Congratulations on your transition from Cub Scouts into a Scouts BSA Troop. Welcome to the troop, we’re so happy to be part of our journey on the long trail to Eagle and can’t wait to get camping with you guys in the troop!

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*If you have photos from Pack 710’s Crossover and would like to share them, please email them to [email protected]

Outings & Activities

Cycling MB – Day 1

Mr. Hamaker & Mr. Akers lead a really great group of excited scouts on their first ride of for the Cycling MB (Mountain Biking Edition). Looks like this MB is going to be a big hit! And what could be better than a MB that gets scouts out and together while still allowing for social distancing while riding.  Only a couple pics so far, but i’m sure there will be more to come as the group completes more of their rides.

Outings & Activities

Handicraft Merit Badge Campout

The troop really lucked out with the great weather this past weekend. Things got a little chilly Friday night, but not too bad. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky on Sat. and it warmed up a fair amount. Most of the scouts camping this weekend chose to either work on either Leatherwork or Wood Carving and several of the scouts who completely the pre-requisites were able to get the entire MBs done! If you missed the re-requisites, check go back and check out the video links that were emailed out prior to the campout on Jan 16th, watch the videos, and complete the MB worksheets for any requirements you need to complete. Overall it was a very relaxing and enjoyable weekend with great weather and lots of fellowship time around the campfires.

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End of Year Update

Troop 2319!!! Once again our Troop has earned the Gold Level for the annual Journey to Excellence for the BSA. Many thanks to all the hard work and dedication from Scouts & Scouters alike to put together our great program. In this crazy year our Troop did not miss a beat and as we said all year, Scouting Continues. Our 2020 JTE Gold Rockers are in! And we will send out information in the next few weeks on how we will be distributing the JTE Rockers.

 

Outings & Activities

November Campout Recap

At this weekend’s campout the troop went to Allatoona Aquatics Base. The temperature was good and it was sunny; perfect camping weather. In the morning on Saturday, all the first year scouts in attendance worked on the First Aid MB along with their first aide requirements for tenderfoot & second class. A big thank you to Mr. Wiggins for coming out and helping make this happen! On Saturday afternoon the scouts did a service project which was a trash cleanup of the Aquatics Base and beaches. Then after the cleanup many scouts worked on merit badges and rank advancement requirements. That there was cobbler and s’mores after dinner.
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Gavin H.
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Advancement Spotlight

More Scouts with New Ranks

We may have been having our annual Halloween Party at our troop meeting this past week, but that didn’t stop three scouts from getting their new ranks presented! Congratulations to Garrett E. (Felix the Cat), Max P. (Cowboy), & Cole W. (Mad Scientist) on getting their Scout Rank presented. Way to go you guys!