BSA Troop 205 2011 Activities

Celebrating our 6th year of Scouting!

Updated January 7, 2012


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The Hershey Bears
The Hershey Bear Scout Night
On the last Troop 205 event of 2011, Several Troop 205 Scouts and family members went to GIANT stadium to watch the Hershey Bears.

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The TP Challenge
TP Challenge
On the last regular meeting of 2011, Troop 205 decides to have a meeting with a unique challenge theme. The theme being the camper�s best friend TP, sometimes called Toilet paper. The SP Dwight and ASP Al helped run the challenge.

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Patrol challenge
Patrol challenge
Troop 205 has a Patrol challenge weekly as part of our normal meeting. Each patrol takes turns planning and running the Patrol challenge. This week the challenge came from Scoutmaster Mike and Mr. Steve. An engineering challenge to build a bridge made of plastic drinking straws and string that could support a �load�. The weight used to test the load was toilet paper.

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Hidden Valley
Troop camping at Hidden Valley
On the weekend of December 3rd, Troop 205 along with second year Webleos when cabin camping at Hidden Valley

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Lancaster Park Orienteering
Lancaster Park Orienteering
On November 5, 2011, Lancaster Park Orienteering, Troop 205 scouts: Aaron, Merle, Ethan and Ryan enjoyed a fun day at the Orienteering Day at Lancaster Park

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Patrol Camping
Patrol Camping at Hawk Mountain
On the weekend of November 18-20, the scouts of Troop 205 went Patrol Camping at Hawk Mountain Camp in Oreland, PA.
A gaggle of Webelos joined Troop 205 for a fun weekend!

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Chris Kuhn�s
Eagle Scout project
Chris Kuhn�s Eagle Scout Project
Chris�s project which is currently ongoing, is to restore an older brick building behind Christ Lutheran Church in Shrewsbury, PA.
The project is currently ongoing with the help of parents and scouts from Troop 205 and along with some old friends giving a hand.

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Life to Eagle
Life To Eagle Seminar
On the night of October 20th, Troop 205 hosted the Indian Steps Council Life To Eagle Seminar. We had a great turn out with 35 Scouts attending, of which 15 were from Troop 205.

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Personal Fitness
Personal Fitness Merit Badge
On October 23, 2011 Dylan W and Luke B completed the Personal Fitness Merit Badge. The Personal Fitness merit Badge is an Eagle Scout required badge and includes a comprehensive 12-week physical fitness program and aerobic fitness, flexibility, muscular strength, and body composition tests.

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York College
York College Merit Badge event
On October 22, 2011, Dylan B., Caleb G., Logan M, Ryan A.,Dylan B., Ethan B., Aaron F., Caleb G., Matt W., Dylan W., and Nic W attend the York College Merit Badge College event.

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STEM
STEM
On October 15th, 2011 six scouts from Troop 205 (Ryan A, Dylan B, Ethan B, Greg C, Aaron F, and Logan M) participated in the Baltimore Area Councils, Science. Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Merit Badge Merit Badge Day.

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Fall Camporee
Fall Camporee
On the weekend of September 30th Troop 205 attended the Fall Camporee this year the Fall camporee was held at Camp Conewago, The theme for this year is emergency preparedness.

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Dan Mashuda�s
Eagle Scout project
Dan Mashuda�s Eagle Scout Project
Dan�s project was to put a new roof on a pavilion at Summit Grove Camp located in New Freedom Pa. With the help of Scouts for 205 and 90, parents, and family Dan planned, managed and completed the project.

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Muddy Run
Patrol Camping at Muddy Run
On the weekend of September 16th, Troop 205 had a Patrol Campout at Muddy Run also attending were several Webelo 2 scouts and parents.

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Car Show
Advanced Auto Car Show
On September 10, 2011 Troop 205 helped out at the Advance Auto Car Show, the Car Show benifits Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

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Camp Rodney
Camp Rodney
Troop 205 spent the week of June 19th at summer camp at Camp Rodney, Merle, Calab, Nick, Chase, A.J., Dillion B,
Dillon W, Mike, Ryan, Luke, Greg, Jacob, Matt Eric, Ethan, Aaron, Logan M, Dakota, Issac, Dwight, Brian and Chris all attended.

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Car Washes
2011 Car Washes
From April to September, Troop 205 holds Car Washes at Advanced Auto in Shrewsbury. So far this year the first two were wash outs, but the third was a great day.

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Patrol Cookoff
Patrol Cookoff Challenge
During the Troop 205 meeting of May 26th, the three patrols of Troop 205, Ballistic, Baconator and Special squared off for a Patrol cook off challenge.

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5th Annual Merit
Badge Camporee
5th Annual Merit Badge Camporee
On the weekend of May 13th, Troop 205 and several other area troops participated in the 5th Annual Merit Badge Camporee put on by Troop 90

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Mid-Atlantic
Orienteering Comp
Mid-Atlantic Orienteering Competition
On Saturday May 7th, 8 Scouts from Troop 205 (Ethan, Matt, Nic, Michael, Merle, Greg, Luke, & Dylan B.)travelled to French Creek State Park to compete in the Mid-Atlantic Orienteering Competition (MASOC).

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Spring Camporee
Spring Camporee
On the weekend of April 29th,Merle, Eric, Mike W, Caleb, Chase, Greg, Ethan, Matt W, Logan N, Luke, A.J. , Alex, Nic, Dakota, Adam, Dwight, Al and Kevin became Knights!

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BSA Swim Test
BSA Swim Test
On the Wednesday April 13, 2011, Troop 205 went to the Shrewsbury YMCA for the BSA Swim test. The BSA swim test is required for all scouts going to Summer Camp whom want to participate in any aquatic events.

Spring Spaghetti Dinner
On Friday April 8, 2011, Troop 205 held a Spaghetti Dinner to fund raise for the troop. The Dinner was a great success! We even had a professional chef in the kitchen. Just about every scout and parent chipped in!

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Hidden Valley
Camping at Hidden Valley
On the weekend of March 25-27, 2011, Troop 205 went to Hidden Valley Scout Reservation for the weekend dedicated to Scout Skills and have a lot of fun. Brian, Ethan, Logan M, Dylan B, Eric, Greg, Adam, and Merle travelled to HVSR with Mr. Steve, Mr. John, and "Mac".

Helping Hand
On the third Sunday of every month, Grace Untied Methodist Church prepares food and services foor to those in need.

Scout Sunday 2011 at Chirst Lutheran Church
On Sunday March 20,2011, Boys from Troop 205 took part in Scout Scunday at Christ Lutheran Church.

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Pawsabilities
Pawsabilities 2011
On the weekend of March 12 and 13, 2011, Troop 205 helped at the annual Pawsabitlies working dog show.

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Scout Sunday,
at Grace Church
Scout Sunday
On Sunday Febuary 13,2011, Troop 205 participated in Scout Sunday at Grace Untied Methodist church..

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Pack 205
Blue and Gold
Pack 205 Blue and Gold
On the Saturday,February 26,2011, Pack 205 held the 2011 Blue and Gold. three boys bridged over to boys scouts, two joined Troop 205

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Tussey Mountain
Tussey Mountain
On the weekend of Jan 29th, Troop 205 went to Tussey Mountain for a fun winter weekend.