Troop 4 Newsletter

Ontatah District - Potawatomi Area Council Volume 12 - Issue 9 October 2015

Upcoming Events

October 2015
6 PLC Meeting 6:30 pm
7 Roundtable 7 pm
9-11 October Outing
13 Troop Meeting 6:30 - 8 pm
20 Troop Meeting 6:30 - 8 pm
25 ILST 1 - 5 pm
25 Committee Meeting 6:30 pm
27 Troop Meeting 6:30 - 8 pm
29 Webelos Day Outing
29-30 Planning Lock-In

November 2015
3 PLC Meeting 6:30 pm
4 Roundtable 7 pm
6-8 Creep-o-Ree
10 Troop Meeting 6:30 - 8 pm
17 Troop Meeting 6:30 - 8 pm
22 Committee Meeting 7 pm
24 Troop Meeting 6:30 - 8 pm

December 2015
1 PLC Meeting 6:30 pm
2 Roundtable 7 pm
8 Troop Meeting 6:30 - 8 pm
12-13 December Outing
15 Troop Meeting 6:30 - 8 pm
22 Troop Meeting 6:30 - 8 pm

Troop Election Results

Congratulations to the new Troop Leadership!

  SPL = Sean W ASPL = Ethan P
Bionic Ninja: PL = Jared L APL = Topher P
Blazing Eagles: PL = Tyler V APL = Branigan M
Rambunctious Raccoons: PL = Kameron A APL = Dylan S

Appointed leadership positions:
Bulger: Jimmy N Chaplain Aide: Dylan S Historian: Mikael H
Den Chiefs: Sam H, Jimmy N, Ethan P, Topher P, Jacob W, Tanner Z
Instructors: Sam D, Lucan M, Jacob W
Librarian: Sam H LNT: Tanner Z QM: Zach L
QM - Food: Josh B Scribe: Jared O OA Rep: Hunter H

October Webelos Day Outing & Planning Lock-In
October 29, 2015 & October 29-30, 2015

Itís almost here! The Webelos Day Outing will be October 29th (a no-school day for Waukesha Schools) followed by the Planning Lock-In.

The planning lock-in will decide what outings weíll be going on in 2016! Have a suggestion for an outing? Put it in the box at the troop meetings. The box will be opened and the suggestions given to patrols/scouts to research at the beginning of October.

Permission Slips for the Webelos Day Outing & Planning Lock in are now available.

November 6-8, 2015

Itís the Night of the Walking Dead! Show your zombie faces at the 15th annual Creep-o-Ree. Activities all day Saturday including a dance and a special hands-on project.

Cost: $40 / person

Permission Slips are out... They are limiting to 300 people this year... Get your permission slip turned in early to guarantee your spot.

OA 100th Anniversary Celebration
October 24, 2015

The Wag-o-Shag lodge will be having a 100th anniversary celebration at Camp Long Lake on October 24, 2015. Sign up directly with the Council if you are going.

October 25, 2015

ILST (Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops) is October 25 from 1-5 pm. Everyone with a leadership position in the troop must attend this training. Learn about leadership and what your part is in the troop.



Next yearís calendar is going to be planned October 29th at the Lock-In.

PARENTS: We will publish the calendar in November. This will tell you what and when the troop in doing in 2016.


Forms and money were due at the October 13 troop meeting. Product pickup will be in November.

Chaplainís Aide Training
November 12, 2015

Learn what the Chaplainís Aideís primary responsibilities as well as receive resource materials. Training is held at the Council office, November 12 from 6 - 8:30 pm. Sign up through the Council.

Den Chief Pizzazz
November 16, 2015

A hands-on supplement to the on-line Den Chief Training. Youíll receive the Den Chief handbook and lots of take-home ideas. You must complete the on-line training prior to the session. Sign up through the Council.

December Outing
December 12-13, 2015

The December outing is scheduled for Eagle Cave... Watch for more information at troop meetings.

Philmont 2016
August 7, 2016 for 12-Days!

Fundraising is on-going! Donít forget to put gear on your Christmas Lists!

Octoberís Quiz

  1. In computer science, John Tukey coined what compound word in 1958 saying it was an important as ďtubes, transistors, wire, tapes...Ē?
  2. How wide is President Theodore Rooseveltís mustache, from tip to tip, on his sculpted likeness on Mount Rushmore?
  3. What is unusual about the location of the U.S. Postal Serviceís 300,000-square-foot Stamp Fulfillment Center in Kansas City, Missouri?

Septemberís Answers: 1) Basalt. 2) 1st: Actinium (Ac); Last: Zirconium (Zr). 3) Jellyfish.

Troop Leadership

Committee - Chair
Boni Danner - Chairperson - 542-7002
Liz Danner - Treasurer / Secretary / Web - 574-1140
Jim Anderson - ASM Outings
Matt Danner - ASM Equipment
Karen Anderson - Fundraising
Dean Danner - ASM Advancement
Brian Hagerstrand - Pack Liaison
Bob Grubb - Charter Org. Rep
Jim Voigt
Randy Thomas
Jenny Landquist

Rob Landquist
- Scoutmaster - 262-290-3291

Rich Benkstein Asst. Scoutmaster
Fred Bomberg Asst. Scoutmaster
Tony Hwilka Asst. Scoutmaster
Joe Zomchek Asst. Scoutmaster

Youth Leadership - PLC
SPL - Sean W
ASPL - Ethan P
PL (Bionic Ninjas) - Jared L
PL (Balzing Eagles) - Tyler V
PL (Rambunctious Raccoons) - Kamreon A

Charter Organizations
St. John Neumann Catholic Church
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Please contact Liz Danner with items and/or corrections for the newsletter.

Committee Meeting

Next Committee Meeting:
October 25, 2015
November 22, 2015

Next Round Table:
November 4, 2015 - 7 pm @ St. John Lutheran, Brookfield

Drop Offs

Anything that is due to the Troop can be dropped off at ETC to Liz or Dean Danner's attention weekdays 8 am - 4:30 pm.

Mailing List

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