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Welcome to Troop 422!

Troop 422 is chartered by St. Catherine of Siena church in Kennesaw, GA.

Boy Scouts is a program for boys aged 11 - 18. If your son is between the ages of 7 to 10 and interested in Scouting, he is eligible to join a Cub Scout Pack. Here is the website for the Cub Scout program at St. Catherine's, for your convenience:  http://www.pack422.org

We hope parents and scouts alike find our "new and improved" website to be a helpful and convenient resource. If you find any difficulties with the website or have suggestions for improvements, please use the Contact Us page to report them.  

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If you did not receive an email with login information, please use the "Contact Us" page and choose "website feedback"... send me your name, your role in the troop ("I'm the parent of..."), your phone number, and your email address in the web form. I will send you a login as soon as possible.  

July Campout - Sign up on Monday and bring your bikes to the meeting

Posted on Jul 20 2014 - 5:28pm

Monday is your last chance to sign up for the July campout. Sign up with Mrs. Starr, turn in a permission slip and bring $10 to her for your camp fees. Bring $10 cash to give to your grubmaster. Bring your bike to the meeting for a pre-ride inspection and to practice cycling safety.

If you don't have a bike, you are still encouraged to camp. Base camp will have activities for those not doing the cycling.

The campout will be near the 34 mile marker on the Silver Comet Trail in Paulding County.

Rifle Merit Badge Clinic on September 6

Posted on Jul 20 2014 - 5:28pm

Did you take the Rifle Merit Badge at summer camp (this year or in the past) and come home with it incomplete?  

Don't despair, we have a chance to complete it!  A shooting session will be held at Woodruff on September 6th to work on outstanding requirements.  Cost will be $15 per scout, and includes lunch. We will plan to leave at 6:30am with an anticipated return time of 6:00pm (times may change).  Reservations required by August 4thPlease pay Ms. Starr and register with Ms. Galloway in person or through email (HeatherGalloway@comcast.net).

Eagle Project - Volunteers Needed

Posted on Jul 20 2014 - 5:27pm

Alex Blinkhorn’s Eagle Scout Project

When: Friday and Saturday July 25th-26th

Where: The staircase in front of the St. Catherine’s Church.

What: We will be building raised garden boxes alongside the staircase.

Lunch will be provided both Saturday and Sunday. Everyone must bring some fort of work gloves. If you are able to help, please email or call me.

alexblinkhorn@yahoo.com | 678-457-9856 | 1618 BEN KING ROAD N.W. KENNESAW, GEORGIA 30144

Parental Help Needed for Camping/Cooking programs

Posted on Jul 20 2014 - 5:27pm


Parents of T422,

I am working to finalize two new programs for our scouts. These programs are designed to meet two specific goals. Provide a flexible program to meet the classroom/bookwork requirements, and also provide some structure to our ongoing troop activities to ensure that as scouts complete requirements they are getting the signatures needed to complete the badges. Sounds simple? It is very simple as long as we have the volunteers needed to execute.

I will need 6 parents not currently in a committee role, or ASM position. I will also need 2 ASM/SM participants to assist on the ongoing monthly camping activities. Requirements are minimal, and time demands are also minimal over the course of the year. Again, keeping it simple. It is essential to assist our young scouts in their success. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

YIS,

Kevin De Long
kmdelong@comcast.net
770-624-1681

Communication

Posted on Jun 20 2014 - 10:03pm

To encourage the development of good communication skills, Troop 422 requests that scouts persue answers themselves by calling or meeting in person. This means that parents are asked not to call, email or text, and scouts are asked not to email or text, to initiate contact.

Using announce@troop422.us

Posted on Jun 20 2014 - 10:03pm

Please do not reply to any emails from "announce@troop422.us". This address broadcasts to the whole troop so everyone will get your reply. Instead, see from whom the email came and reply just to that person.

When you send an email now using the announce address, please cc yourself as a recipient. I believe this will make it so others can see who the original sender was. MyTroop/SOAR recently had to change the send settings for announce emails to get around some filtering issues with a few major email providers like Yahoo and ATT. Sorry for the inconvenience. 

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