Troop 4 Newsletter

Waukesha Unit Service Area - Potawatomi Area Council Volume 14 - Issue 8 August 2017

Upcoming Events

August 2017
1... PLC Meeting 6:30 pm
8... Troop Meeting 6:30 pm
11-12... Cobia Outing
15... Troop Meeting 6:30 pm
20... Committee Meeting 6:30 pm
23... Troop Meeting 6:30 pm
25-27... OA Fall Conference
29... Highway Clean Up 5 pm

September 2017
5... PLC Meeting 6:30 pm
6... Roundtable 7 pm
8-10... Webelos Jamoree
10... Committee Meeting 6:30 pm
12... Troop Meeting 6:30 pm
19... Troop Meeting 6:30 pm
22-24... Swamp Fox Service Outing
26... Troop Meeting 6:30 pm
29 - Oct 1... Devilís Lake Outing

October 2017
3... PLC Meeting 6:30 pm
4... Roundtable 7 pm
10... Troop Meeting 6:30 pm
15... Committee Meeting 6:30 pm
17... Troop Meeting 6:30 pm
24... Troop Meeting 6:30 pm
26... Webelos Day Outing
26... Planning Lock-In

Cobia Submarine
August 11-12, 2017

Pack Light: You wonít need more on the sub than a Sleeping Bag & Pillow, water bottle and pajamas.

BRING A BAG DINNER for Friday night.

OA Fall Conference
August 25-27, 2017

Scouts that were elected into the OA will have another opportunity to do their Ordeal at Fall Conference. Congratulations to Jimmy N who completed his OA Ordeal while at Summer Camp.

Also at Fall Conference: Brotherhood conversions and ceremonies and Vigil ceremonies, as well as important service to camp.

Webelos Jamoree
September 8-10, 2017

Show Webelos Scouts how much fun Boy Scouts can be! Weíll be participating in Webelos Jamoree again this year.

Permission slips are out. Cost is $15 / person.

Swamp Fox Service Outing
September 22-24, 2017

Itís an opportunity to get service hours and help cub scouts have fun outdoors! Weíre going to be the service patrol on the September 22-24 weekend of Swamp Fox.

Permission slips are out. Sign up now!

Badger Trailsí Devilís Lake Hike
September 29 - October 1, 2017

The Badger Trails'í Devilís Lake Hike is a fun filled hiking and camping weekend! On Saturday is a hike on the pristine bluffs followed by dances in the evening.

Devilís Lake State Park features many picturesque rock formations. The bluff trails provide an awe-inspiring opportunity to view the beautiful sights of the park.

Permission Slips are Available. Cost: $35 / person ($40 / person after September 12)

Bring a bag dinner for Friday night.

Webelos Day Outing & Planning Lock-In
October 26, 2017

Itís that time of year again! Time to show Webelos scouts how fun the outdoors can be and introduce them to Troop 4. Out annual outing to Lapham Peak happens during the day on October 26th.

Then, that night... You get to plan 2018ís outings! The lock-in will run overnight with movies and games when not planning the calendar.

Day Outing Permission Slip (for Troop). Planning Lock-In Permission Slip.

Cost: $4 / person for the day outing.
          $2 / person for the lock-in. The lock-in is FREE if you do both activities!


Ethan P
Mikael H
Riley S
Zach L

Highway Clean Up
August 29, 2017

Weíre looking at August 29 for the next highway clean up.

TIME: 5 PM -- weíll be meeting early to work while itís still light.

Service Opportunities

Highway Clean Up - 3 over the course of the spring/summer/fall - watch for dates!

Cub Day Camps - 4 camps over the course of the summer. See the Council website for information on who to contact about volunteering.

PAC Community Garden - The Council is once again sponsoring a community garden. They need people to go periodically over the summer to weed and harvest. The Garden is at the Council Service Center -- feel free to drop in and help.

Swamp Fox Service Patrol - weíll be doing this again this fall. Watch for dates when the weekend is finalized.

Augustís Quiz

  1. 19th century Baron Haussman created many of what wide streets in Paris? (Hint: One is now named for him.)
  2. Before and After: Whatís a nursery rhyme waterspout crawler whoís a Marvel crime fighter?
  3. What cowboy of folklore met his first wife, Slue-foot Sue, while she was riding a catfish on the Rio Grande?

Julyís Answers: 1) A bit. 2) Unalienable rights. 3) Rotisserie.

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
Jim Voigt
Randy Thomas
Jenny Landquist

Rob Landquist
- Scoutmaster - 262-290-3291

Marie Hagerstrand Asst. Scoutmaster
Tony Hwilka Asst. Scoutmaster
Joe Zomchek Asst. Scoutmaster

Youth Leadership - PLC
SPL - Zach L
ASPL - Tyler V
PL (Bionic Ninjas) - Jared L
PL (Bison Clan) - Josh B
PL (Radioactive Squirrels) - Branigan M
PL (Rambunctious Raccoons) - Mike R

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:
August 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - Meet at BWW on Sunset

Next Round Table:
September 6, 2017

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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