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Leadership Training – March 23rd 2013
Mar 20th, 2013 by Troop110

Will you bring the BOOM? Join the rest of the troop this weekend at COOS Family Life Center. It is our annual Leadership Training Seminar and great activities are planned …

  • Eat good food
  • Play fun games
  • Watch a great movie
  • Dig into leadership training
  • Scope out the next  year of events

We will meet from 8a to 1p. Please RSVP to Mr. Dealing ASAP!!!

Merit Badge Counselors
Feb 27th, 2012 by Troop110

Our online Merit Badge Counselor list was recently updated and now reflects our current Merit Badge offerings.

The troop functions most-effectively if we have a broad offering of Merit Badges and training opportunities for our Scouts.

A few counselors were taken off the list but can be added back pending their registration with Council.  If you wish to be a counselor, or update your status please contact Mr. Adams ASAP.

UPDATE – Leadership Conference
Dec 8th, 2010 by Troop110

The Leadership Conference (originally planned for Dec. 10-12, 2010) is rescheduled to Feb. 4-6, 2011.

This is our annual THINK BIG conference where we learn teamwork, leadership skills, schedule our year and have FUN. Some new events and a few surprises are being planned to get your noggin rockin’.

Don’t miss out on this great event. Reserve this time on your calendars NOW! Your troop needs YOU with your ideas and your input to keep us moving forward.

IMPORTANT – ALL Cumberland Island Campers!
Sep 1st, 2010 by Troop110

Our Cumberland Island Adventure is fast-approaching.  This is a backpacking and primitive-style camping trip. It requires more preparation than most camping trips since we will not have the troop trailer and will carry all of our gear for Saturday night on Cumberland Island.  Below is the schedule of events leading up to the trip:

  • Monday, Sept. 6th (Labor Day), 7-8:30p – Meeting for ALL Cumberland Campers
  • Saturday, Sept. 11th, 4-6p – Meeting to “shakedown” and prepare your gear to ensure that everyone is ready.
  • Monday, Sept. 13th, 7p – Court of Honor – Bring $17 for camping fees  (This is in addition to the non-refundable $17 you already paid for the Cumberland Island Ferry).
  • Friday, Sept. 17th, 5:30p – Depart For Camping!
  • Friday, Sept. 17th – Camping At Crooked River State Park
  • Saturday, Sept. 18th, 9a – Catch Ferry to Cumberland Island – 3-8 mile hike and camp on the island.
  • Sunday, Sept. 19th,  4:45p – Catch Return Ferry
  • Sunday, Sept. 19th, 7-8p – Return to COOS.

Stay tuned to your email for more detailed information.

Summer Camp Notices
Jul 12th, 2010 by Troop110

SUMMER CAMP PAYMENT
The second payment was due last week. The third and final payment is due now.

MEDICAL FORM
Scouts and adults MUST have the new Annual Medical Form completed and signed by a doctor BEFORE Summer Camp. No form, no camp for you!

YOUTH PROTECTION
ALL adult volunteers MUST complete the new Youth Protection Training. All BSA training can be found at MyScouting.org.

Since Youth Protection is now required prior to becoming an adult volunteer, you no longer need a troop ID card before creating a login to complete your training. So, sign-up, login and get your training completed.

Webmaster In Training
Sep 4th, 2009 by Troop110

The current Webmaster wants to find a “Webmaster In Training.”  Over the next six to twelve months this person will learn valueable Web skills including: maintaining a website, managing regular communications goals, WordPress website management tools and few Google-based web apps.  If you have a keen interest in the Web and in helping BSA110.com continue its mission as a valuable troop resource, please fill out the following form.

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Swim Test
Jul 4th, 2009 by Troop110

Saturday, July 11th; 11a-12p at the UNF Aquatics Center (map)
Cost: $2.75 per person

All scouts and active adults should come regardless if they are attending summer camp or not.  That way we can do the whole troop at one time and be covered on future camping trips which may involve water activities in the coming 12 months.

Mr. Crutchfield and Mr. Magee will be the lifeguards.  Two volunteers are needed to help as look-outs.

Adult Training for BSA Aquatics Supervision
Jun 14th, 2009 by Troop110

The North Florida Council Aquatics Committee is presenting adult leader training in BSA Aquatics Supervision.  The courses are for leaders and adults for water events or paddling excursions where there are no lifeguards. Cost is $15 per session.

Swimming & Water Rescue

  • Times for all sessions are 8:30A to 5P
  • Session 1E – Sat. 9/26/09, at Camp Echockotee – Registration deadline 9/15/09
  • Session 1S – Sat. 9/26/09, at Camp Shands – Registration deadline 9/15/09
  • Session 2E – Sat. 3/27/10, at Camp Echockotee – Registration deadline 3/15/10
  • Session 2S – Sat. 3/27/10, at Camp Shands – Registration deadline 3/15/10

Paddle Craft Safety

  • Times for all sessions are 8:30AM to 5PM
  • Session 1E – Sat. 10/03/09, at Camp Echockotee – Registration deadline 9/15/09
  • Session 1S – Sat. 10/03/09, at Camp Shands – Registration deadline 9/15/09
  • Session 2E – Sat. 3/27/10, at Camp Echockotee – Registration deadline 3/15/10
  • Session 2S – Sat. 3/27/10, at Camp Shands – Registration deadline 3/15/10

For More Current Information

Brownsea National Youth Leadership Training
May 13th, 2009 by Troop110

Don’t miss out on Brownsea July 12-19, at Camp Shands. This class is for First Class+ Scouts ages 14-17. Brownsea teaches essential leadership skills; the ability to set and achieve goals; the confidence and experience necessary to run their troop; an opportunity to share ideas and experiences with Scouts from all around the North Florida Council. And – of course – a chance to have FUN!

For more information email info@nfcnylt.org or visit www.nfcnylt.org

Swim Test
Apr 20th, 2009 by Troop110

WHEN – During the April 27th meeting.

WHY – If you have not completed a swim test in the last twelve months you can not participate in upcoming water-based activities.

WHO – Any scout who has not had a BSA swim test in the last twelve months.

HOW – Wear your bathing suit and a t-shirt. Bring a towel. We will go around the corner to the Crutchfield’s house to do your test. Mr. Crutchfield is BSA Lifeguard trained.

Emergency Response Team Volunteers Needed
Apr 15th, 2009 by Troop110

The Jacksonville Community Emergency Response Team (JaxCERT) needs volunteers to play the part of disaster victims in an exercise on April 25, from 7a to 1p. Participation in a CERT exercise qualifies for community service hours. See the letter Mr. B received OR www.JaxCERT.info for more info.

Want to be CERT trained? This prepares you to be a first-line responder in a disaster event. Scouts 14 and up can participate in the full CERT training program if they have a parent or guardian participating with them. It’s free and you get a “CERT Kit” that contains personal protective equipment (hard hat, goggles, first aid kit, gloves, etc.). More Info at www.JaxCERT.info

Adult Leader Training
Mar 25th, 2009 by Troop110

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills and Scoutmaster/Asst. Scoutmaster Specific Training is available at Camp Echockotee the weekend of April 24-26. Specific training will be conducted during the day on Saturday. Select specific training will also be available at the completion of respective Outdoor Training for those attending the IOLS courses. PDF applications are available on the Downloads page.

New Leader Essentials
Mar 20th, 2009 by Troop110

The “New Leader Essentials” course has now been replaced with an online course “This is Scouting.” It can be found at http://www.olc.scouting.org/. All registered leaders at all levels of Scouting who have not previously completed NLE should complete this course. (Anyone who did take NLE can review this as a refresher.) NLE will no longer be offered.

Sailing Skills Class
Mar 19th, 2009 by Troop110

Any adult Scout leader, Boy Scout (First Class+), Sea Scout or Venturer has a unique opportunity to learn sailing skills on beautiful Doctor’s Lake at Camp Echockotee. Have fun and get started on Small Boat Sailing Merit Badge.

Learn basic sailing skills from Rick Kirkwood on Doctors Lake in our Aqua Fin sail boats.
Cost: $20 per participant. Includes: insurance, instruction and materials

Where –
Camp Echockotee – 2513 Doctor’s Lake Drive, Orange Park, FL

When –
Session 1 – Saturday March 21, 2009 – 1p-5p (SOLD OUT)
Session 2 – Saturday April 18, 2009 – 10a–1p
Session 3 – Saturday April 18, 2009 – 2p–5p

For more details click here.

Be Prepared
Mar 10th, 2009 by Troop110

Did you know Troop 110’s adult leaders regularly complete training and certification in numerous BSA safety courses? Those courses include: Climb On Safely, CPR, Safety Afloat, Safe Swim Defense, Weather Hazards, Wood Badge and Youth Protection. Visit Scouting.org for more details on training programs.
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