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Welcome to Troop 301 !

Welcome To the Troop 301 Webpage! BSA Troop 301 is chartered in Belmont, CA. Our troop meetings are held in Tierra Linda Middle School in San Carlos, CA.  We are in the Redwood District of the Pacific Skyline Council.

 

 2013 Camp Oljato

 

(Troop 301 at Camp Royaneh Scout Reservation, Summer Camp, 2014, Cazadero, California)

We have approximately 50 Scouts in our Troop and we meet three Mondays a month at 7:30pm at Tierra Linda Middle School in San Carlos. We have at least one outing scheduled for every month. Our outdoor program has an emphasis on variety and includes; backpacking, rock climbing, day hikes, winter camping, deep snow camping, snowboarding & skiing, whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, summer camps, 50-miler treks and Philmont treks. Our Troop 301 Mission Statement is: As a Boy Scout Troop we will:

  1. Strive to follow the Scout Oath, Law, and Motto in our daily lives.
  2. Emphasize a boy led program with a variety of outdoor activities.
  3. Promote youth self-sufficiency in the wilderness and at home.
  4. Produce confident leaders who can lead by example.
 

Questions? Email  scoutmaster@belmont301.mytroop.us        

 

Wreath orders DUE 10/27

Posted on Oct 22 2014 - 2:09pm

Monday, October 27th is the last day to turn in your wreath orders.  

Bring your paperwork to the Troop Meeting and give it to Mrs. Richards, our Wreath Sales Chair.  Be sure to keep a copy of your orders before handing them over to Mrs. Richards.

Merit Badge Counselor Training - Mon., Oct. 27th

Posted on Oct 22 2014 - 2:08pm

Adults!  Want to help T301 but now sure how?  Become a Merit Badge Counselor.  Merit Badge Counselors are teachers and mentors to scouts and play a vital role in a scout's advancement.  You could inspire a scout to take up a new hobby, or pursue a particular career.  Your mission is bring together fun and learning.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Halloween Day and Eve!

Posted on Oct 22 2014 - 2:08pm

Halloween Night Train Rides 2014 needs volunteers.

Be part of this local legendary event.  Service opportunity details are immediately below.  Event details further down.

Be sure to send your service hours to Francine Lopacinski for sign-off and unit tracking purposes (solhermana@sbcglobal.net).


 

Service opportunities:

10am-4:30pm  Join us behind the scenes as we need 8-10 older teens and/or adults to decorate.  We enjoy your young children but frankly they will get too distracted with the props.  The lights will be done but the props and scenes need to be set out.  Come early.

4:30pm-10pm  Be a part of the scene if you are a happy, fun and an outgoing volunteer.  Must like kids!  Duties include assisting children on and off the train, chaperone the riders, and assist the exiting guests.  If you plan to stay all night, your job will rotate.  It takes 6 responsible high schoolers/adults to work the event at any moment.  Friendly costumes required (no masks, please).  Bring props in after closing.

Suggest 2 hour shifts but ANY amount of time is appreciated. 

Need service hours?  This is a great way to earn them! 

Contact Francine Lopacinski if you'd like to help!  (solhermana@sbcglobal.net)

Potholes Announcement

Posted on Oct 13 2014 - 4:22pm
Hi T301 families and scouts, just a quick outing reminder.  
 
We're looking forward to a beautiful weekend (10/18-19) enjoying one of our Troop's most beloved camping spots- Potholes.  It's located off the American River near Kit Carson and Silver Lake in the Sierra-Nevada mountains.  If you and/or your scout want to go and haven't signed up as yet please do so as quickly as possible.
 
The Troop's pack check for this trip is scheduled to occur at Monday's Troop meeting (10/13).  Please make sure to bring everything you plan to have (except food) during this outing with you so it can be reviewed with your senior scouts and adult leaders.
 
Meal plans should be generated between the scouts and responsibility for getting the food will be agreed to between the scouts in each assigned outing patrol before leaving Monday's Troop meeting.
 
Although a passing evening shower is expected Friday night, the skies should be clear when we arrive at Silver Lake around 12Noon Saturday (but pack for inclement weather just in case the showers linger longer than than expected). We're expecting bright sunshine all weekend, with daytime temperatures in the low to mid 60s (real feel 70) and night time lows in the mid to upper 30s.
 
See you next Saturday morning at the Safeway parking lot off the corner of Alameda and Ralston. Departure is scheduled to occur no later than 7am.
 
YIS,
 
Mr. Lopacinski
 
T301 ASM
T301 Den Chief Coordinator
T301 Potholes- Lead ASM
T301 Memorial Day Grave Decoration- Lead ASM
PacSky Wood Badge Coordinator
Spring 2015 Wood Badge Staff Member

 

Time To Renew eScrip

Posted on Oct 9 2014 - 11:56pm
Time to Renew with eScrip

If you're one of our valuable eScrip members, now is the time to renew your commitment to Safeway. Then every time you use your debit card or cash with your Safeway Club Card, you'll continue to earn rewards when you shop. You do not need your club card number or password to do this. It's fast and easy and will ensure that your purchases generate automatic contributions for Troop 301!

1 - Log on at www.eScrip.com

Upcoming Merit Badge Midway!

Posted on Oct 9 2014 - 11:53pm
The PacSky STEM Midway registration site will open at 12:01 am on Monday, October 13, 2014 for PacSky scouts. Out-of-council scouts registration begins on Monday, October 20.
 
You can review the list of classes and the 2013 prerequisites at:
 
 
The classes are:
 
Astronomy (AM only)

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