Welcome to Troop 390
Welcome to the official Web site of Boy Scout Troop 390. We are chartered by Faith Lutheran Church of Fairlawn, Ohio and belong to the Old Portage District in the Great Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
What's Happening in Our Troop?
Upcoming Campouts - Ed Kuchar
9/14-16 Aviation MB Campout at MAPS (North Canton)
10/12-14 Davis-Besse Nuclear Science Camporee
11/10 or 11/11 Climbing w/ cub scouts at Kendall Cliffs
11/30-12/2 Klondike Warm-up @ Stigwandish (Madison)
1/11-1/13 Klondike at Manatoc
2/9/19 Scout Ski Day
June 15-28, 2019 Philmont High Adventure (New Mexico)
June 23-28, 2019 Red River Gorge High Adventure
July 22-Aug 2, 2019 World Jamboree (West Virginia)
Important Dates to Remember
9/25/18 Troop elections
10/2/18 Fall Court of Honor 7:30pm
10/23/18 Popcorn sale ends – turn in your order form! 11/3/18 Faith Lutheran Rummage Sale Cleanup 1:30 3/2/19 Troop Spaghetti Dinner
Popcorn News - Elise Nester
It’s popcorn time! Hopefully the Scouts have been busy selling popcorn. If they don’t have a form, they can pick one up at any meeting or contact Elise (330-730-8007).
We have a Blitz Day and several Show and Sells set up as an opportunity for the boys to sell even more popcorn. Scouts need to sign up at the meetings.
- Saturday Sept 22nd Blitz in Kingsbury Neighborhood 10:00- 12:00 (meet at Gallaghers - 4051 Stonebridge Blvd, Copley)
Show & Sell dates:
- Sunday Sept 23rd Walmart in Montrose 10-12 and 12-2
- Sat. Sept 29th Walmart in Montrose 10-12 and 12-2:00
- October 6th St. Hilary Mass 4:00
- October 7th St Hilary 9:00 Mass and 11:00 mass (free trade sale in the gathering area should bring in more people)
- October 21st Faith Lutheran
Popcorn orders are due at the meeting on October 23.
As always, if you have any questions, please contact Elise or Jill (330-690-0288)
- Sept 11th - 1/2 Point - Sell 15 items or more & get a large candy bar
- Oct 2nd - 3/4 Point - Fill an entire worksheet (30 lines) or $550 in sales, receive a $15 gift card (GameStop, Regal Cinema, iTunes, Google Play, Subway)
- Oct 23rd - Finish Line - Sell $750 & receive a $25 gift card (see above)
- Sell a minimum of $450 - 1 free camp weekend ($10 camp)
MAPS Air Museum Campout
September 14-16, 2018
Scouts can complete the Aviation Merit Badge at this campout at the Akron Canton Airport. Scouts from other troops will be participating in this event. We camp right outside the museum. Cost is $10 per scout/adult. Sign up by August 14.
Merit Badge Information
Robotics, Programming, Electronics – Contact Mr. Mularcik when you are ready to review the material.
Scouts Working on T-2-1 - Brent Bartlett
Scouts working on Tenderfoot, Second Class, or First Class requirements should bring their scout handbook to EVERY scout meeting (and remember to take it home, too!) Mr. Bartlett must see the handbooks to record all completed requirements in Troop Master.
Scoutmaster News - Jim Horvath
Signal Tree District Roundtable is a monthly meeting at Faith Lutheran Church where Cub Scout Leaders and Boy Scout Leaders are informed about things happening in the District and the Council. It is also a place where Leaders network and share ideas and information. Roundtables are open to everyone. I encourage everyone in Troop 390 to check it out.
Every Scout Deserves a Trained Leader! Leaders and Committee Members must take the new Youth Protection Training by September 30, 2019, regardless of the expiration date of their old YPT. Anyone not completing this Training by then will have their registration canceled and will be required take the new YPT and to re-register. This is a BSA National requirement. Please forward your certificate to me after completion.
Parents in Troop 390 are asked to take the YPT Training too. It is done online at my.scouting.org. The certification is good for 2 years.
Other Leader and Committee position trainings are required by the Unit re-charter date of January 31, 2019. These are Unit Committee training and Leader specific training indoor and outdoor. Contact me or look in the Scouter News for specifics.
Red River Gorge Adventure in Kentucky. We are planning an adventure next June for Scouts not going to Philmont. All Scouts who have completed First Class are eligible. The dates are tentatively June 23-28. This is an activity that the Troop has wanted to do for several years. Tim Knight has done this trip many times with youths from his church and Camp Carl. He will be assisting us with the planning. We are tentatively setting the fee at $250. Registrations will start in November with $50 payment and additional monthly payments of $50 in February, March, April and May.
Red River Gorge High Adventure
6/23/18 – 6/28/18 Cost: 250.00
We will have a 2nd high adventure in 2019 to the Red River Gorge. Scouts who have completed First Class are eligible. More details coming soon!
Sign up by November 1st with a $50 payment. Additional payments of $50 will be due in February, March, April, & May.
Davis-Besse Nuclear Science Camporee
October 12-14, 2018
We can take up to 20 Scouts and 5 Adults to this campout which will include a tour of part of the power plant. Scouts will earn the nuclear science merit badge. We will camp a few miles from the power plant.
If you are interested, please let Mr. Horvath know as soon as possible. We have been informed that we have to give final counts by September 29. Cost is $32 per Scout/Adult.
Our spots are almost full so sign up now!
Philmont Scout Ranch High Adventure
6/15/19 - 6/28/19
In 2019 our troop will go to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. It is the premier high adventure camp for boy scouts. Scouts are required to be 14 years old or completed 8th grade and be first class rank by January 1, 2019 to attend. The cost is $1950.00/person which includes airfare. We have 7 scouts and 2 adults signed up. The next $400.00 payment will be due 11/23/18.
The Values of Scouting
Scouting is a values-based program with its own code of conduct. The Scout Oath and Law help instill the values of good conduct, respect for others, and honesty. Scouts learn skills that will last a lifetime, including basic outdoor skills, first aid, citizenship skills, leadership skills, and how to get along with others. For almost a century, Scouting has instilled in young men the values and knowledge that they will need to become leaders in their communities and country.
THE SCOUT OATH OR PROMISE
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country and
To obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong,
Mentally awake, and morally straight.
Do a Good Turn Daily
THE SCOUT LAW
A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful,Friendly,
Courteous, Kind, Obediant, Cheerful,
Thrifty, Brave, Clean, Reverent
As an American, I will do my best to:
Be clean in my outdoor manners
Be careful with fire
Be considerate in the outdoors, and
Be conservation minded