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Klondike Campout January 13-15, 2012

Troop 850 will join the William Henry Harrison District at their annual Klondike Winter Campout the weekend of January 13-15.  The campout will be held at Mt Airy Forest and the theme will be a Medieval Tournament.  Please submit the Permission slip and fee ($ 25) at the Troop meeting January 3rd


Klondike 2012 Permission Slip
Klondike 2012 Permission Slip
27.5 KiB
for the Permission Slip. 

For the official “Hear Ye Hear Ye” announcement, click

Klondike 2012 Flyer
Klondike 2012 Flyer
432.8 KiB

Raffle at Court of Honor

Great News!  We have (4) VIP tickets for Entertrainment Junction that we will be raffling off at Tuesday’s Court of Honor.  Donations from this raffle will supplement our recent Pancake Breakfast fundraising event.

These tickets are valued at $108 and include admission to the world’s largest (25,000 sf) indoor train display, the fun house, VIP backstage tours and audio tour as well.  These would make a great family outing gift for Christmas!

We’ll sell raffle tickets on Tuesday and you’ll take the tickets home with you that night.

train raffle

Fall Backpacking Trip

This year’s Fall Backpacking Trip will be in Zaleski State Park near Athens, Ohio the weekend of November 18-20.  The cost is $ 35 per person.  Scouts must be 1st Class rank or above and have backpacking experience.  Please complete the permission slip below and return with payment by November 15th .    Click

Fall Backpacking Permission Slip
Fall Backpacking Permission Slip
27.5 KiB
for permission slip.

2012 Merit Badge Challenge

Below are 2 documents with details on Merit Badge Challenge held in January and February.   These will be passed out at our Troop meetings, but if you would like to get a jump on registration or will be missing meetings, the information is available now.

The deadline for registration is November 15th.   We will register together as a Troop, so please follow the instructions on the first document, and do not mail in your registration.  Click

Merit Badge Challenge Details
Merit Badge Challenge Details
42.5 KiB
for more details.   Click
Merit Badge Challenge Registration Form
55.9 KiB
for Registration form.

Pancake Breakfast Turn-in Deadline

Reminder: All Pancake Breakfast ticket money and any unsold tickets are due this Tuesday, October 25th. Please put your money and unsold tickets in an envelope. Indicate the following information on the envelope…your name, number of adult and child tickets sold and the total amount of money.  Any advance sale ticket money turned in after Tuesday’s troop meeting will NOT be credited to your personal account. If you have any questions or need additional tickets, please contact Angie Dwyer at or 404.9496.

Combo Campout at Cub World – Nov 4–6

Troop 850’s next campout is our annual Joint Campout with the Cub Scouts of Pack 850 on the weekend of November 4-6.   There is no charge for this campout, since it is considered a service to our fellow St. Ignatius Scouts.  Please turn in the attached permission slip by Tuesday November 1st.   Click

Permission Slip - Combo Campout
Permission Slip - Combo Campout
27.5 KiB
for the Permission Slip.

Pancake Breakfast October 30th!


 Pancake Breakfast

Includes pancakes with homemade blueberry syrup, sausage and coffee, milk or juice

Sunday, October 30th

7:00am – 12:00pm

St. Ignatius Cafeteria


Advance Ticket Prices

Adult: $5 ($1 more at door)

Child(3-12)/Senior(>65): $4 ($1 more at door)

Cub Scouts in uniform: FREE


Advance sale tickets are available from any Troop 850 scout or Angie Dwyer at

Court of Honor

Please plan to attend the Troop 850 Court of Honor this Tuesday Oct 11th at 7:00 pm.  All parents and families are encouraged to attend to celebrate the achievements of our Scouts.  A slide show of the Perryville campout will be shown while refreshments are served.

Payments Due for Tee Shirts

A reminder that payment was due September 27 for t-shirts which the boys took
home in May and June. If you have not already paid, please refer to the letter
you received with the shirts for the amount you owe.  Or you may contact Chas
Hertlein for the amount.  It is very important for the troop bank account that
shirts be paid for.  Make checks payable to Troop 850 and give them to Chas

Thank you.

Pancake Ticket – pickup tuesday 10/4 between 7-8PM

Reminder – Tuesday 10/4 is a committee meeting from 7 – 8 PM in the cafeteria – all parents are encouraged to attend.

Pancake tickets were distributed last week but several packets have not been picked up – scouts should stop by the cafeteria Tuesday evening between 7-8 PM and pick up their tickets.  A large portion of pre-sale tickets go directly to the scout’s account to help pay for/offset activities.  This is a great way to help the troop and for the scouts to save for the high-adventure trips!

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