Fall 2019 Court of Honor

posted Oct 25, 2019, 7:29 PM by BSA Troop 50 DE   [ updated Oct 25, 2019, 7:29 PM ]



Troop 50 had their Fall Court of Honor on Thursday October 24, 2019. Scouts were recognized for Advancements, Merit Badges earned, and Special Awards. Also, new leadership was officially sworn in and a small celebration with cupcakes, ice cream, and a veggie tray were enjoyed. Click here to see a gallery of photos.

Troop 50 Visits Pack 205

posted Oct 11, 2019, 12:43 PM by BSA Troop 50 DE   [ updated Oct 11, 2019, 12:49 PM ]



On Wednesday October 9th, Scouts from Troop 50 traveled to the AOL Den Meeting for Pack 205 and led the young scouts in completing several requirements towards Scouting Adventure. The Scouts, together, had an enjoyable evening. The AOL Den was attentive, excited, and listened well while Troop 50 discussed various parts of the Scouting Adventure Requirement. If you would like Troop 50 to visit your den meeting, please email us at bsatroop50delaware@gmail.com and we will be happy to schedule a time that fits your den well. Thank you to Pack 205 for this opportunity!




*BREAKING NEWS* New Logo

posted Jul 14, 2019, 6:49 PM by BSA Troop 50 DE   [ updated Jul 14, 2019, 6:56 PM by Mark Schweiger ]

During the Troop Meeting on Thursday July 11, 2019 the Troop unveiled brand new Class B T-Shirts. The shirts come in light and dark blue options and are made of high quality moisture wicking material. Special shout out and thanks go to Mr and Mrs Green as well as Scouts Tyler Z, Aaron W, and Sean M.

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FRONT - LEFT BREAST


As if that weren't enough the Troop also unveiled our newly designed exterior of the supply trailer!






Child Cancer B+ 5K 2019

posted Apr 28, 2019, 7:11 PM by BSA Troop 50 DE   [ updated May 3, 2019, 7:08 AM ]



    Troop 50 members, families, friends, guests....as discussed during last weeks Troop Meeting, our own Scout Brett has joined the B+ Foundation to raise awareness for and ultimately BEAT CHILDHOOD CANCER!! We are asking anyone and everyone to donate to his team and/or join Troop 50 and Brett's family at the 13th Annual B+ 5K. Event details are below. Please see the link for the 5K as well as another link to learn more about B+. If you go to the Official B+ 5K link you can search for Brett's name and join his team. There is an amazing story behind this organization!

13th Annual B+ 5K Fighting Childhood Cancer
DATE: Wednesday June 19, 2019
TIME: 5:00pm Walk-Up Registration, 6:45pm Start
LOCATION: Salesianum School, 1801 N. Broom Street Wilmington DE, Map

LINKS:

Cape Henlopen Campout April 2019

posted Apr 17, 2019, 5:35 AM by BSA Troop 50 DE


    Troop 50 traveled to Cape Henlopen State Park for a weekend campout April 5th through 7th. During the weekend patrols visited a World War II bunker, worked on the Oceanography Merit Badge, had cooking competitions, and had a beach campfire. Trips like this are just one example of the exciting things you can do at Troop 50! Consider joining and coming with us on our next adventure!

CHSP 04-2019 Campout


Hope Dining Room Service

posted Feb 2, 2019, 8:32 AM by BSA Troop 50 DE   [ updated Feb 2, 2019, 8:33 AM ]



Thursday January 31, 2019 Troop 50 made sandwiches for the Hope Dining Room. The service project was part of the Troop weekly meeting. Patrols decided, to add more fun, to compete against each other in trying to make more sandwiches. Along with sandwiches the Troop also assembled toiletry bags of essential items.

Having fun, giving back to the community by helping those less fortunate...scouting at Troop 50!!

Sandwich making for Hope Dining Room


Electronics Museum Trip

posted Dec 12, 2018, 6:50 AM by BSA Troop 50 DE   [ updated Dec 12, 2018, 6:53 AM ]



    The December 2018 day trip has been announced and we will be visiting the National Electronics Museum in Linthicum, MD (near BWI Airport). The trip will be on Saturday December 22nd. There will be a guided tour, hands on demonstrations and build temperature sensors for each Scout. Some of the requirements for the Electronics Merit Badge will be covered.

    Please see the permission slip link below which is due at the December 20th Troop Meeting. Cost is $14 for each Scout. The fee covers the tour and electronics kit that will be distributed. Adults are free. Chick-fil-A will be lunch and each Scout/Adult will need to bring their own money.

    Adult drivers are needed. Please indicate on the permission slip if you can drive to, from, or both and how many. Thank you for your help!

This is the annual Scoutmaster's Choice Day Trip. Mr White is the contact and you can email him at danwhite@mac.com

Pancake Report 2018

posted Dec 12, 2018, 6:09 AM by BSA Troop 50 DE   [ updated Dec 12, 2018, 12:24 PM by Mark Schweiger ]



    The 2018 Pancake Breakfast, the 41st overall, was yet again a very busy and successful day! Compliments kept coming all morning long. The troop, Scouts, outside displays, overall quality and of course the food were all mentioned several times. All of Troop 50 should be very proud for their efforts!

    Troop 50 would like to thank everyone that helped during the entire process. We would especially like to thank our customers! With your support we can continue to offer the best scouting program possible in the entire area!

    Oh, we are just 360 days away from this post date until the 42nd breakfast is here! We'll be ready to serve you and thank you once again with the best pancakes you can find!

Please enjoy the pictures below from this years event.


Ski Trip Announced

posted Dec 9, 2018, 6:26 PM by BSA Troop 50 DE   [ updated Dec 9, 2018, 6:54 PM ]


    Information for the 2019 ski trip being planned has been released. This is the first ski trip in 3 years for the troop. Skiing, snowboarding, and snowtubing are all available as well as lessons for skiing and snowboarding. 

    The trip will be going to Jack Frost & Big Boulder in Blakeslee, PA. We will depart from Ebenezer on Friday January 11, 2019 at 7:00pm and return Sunday January 13th at 12:00pm. The trip is not considered a "campout" as lodging will be indoors. 

    Please read the details for costs and important forms that must be signed in the attachments below. Permission slips and forms must be received by January 3, 2019. Please contact Mr. Kenney for more information or if you have any questions.

Natural Shelters 2018

posted Nov 18, 2018, 6:53 PM by BSA Troop 50 DE   [ updated Dec 9, 2018, 6:43 PM ]

    
    

    Troop 50 had their annual Natural Shelters Weekend starting on Friday November 16th through Sunday November 18th. This year we returned to Brandywine Creek State Park for this popular weekend campout. After meeting at Ebenezer UMC, a contingent of scouts and adult leaders made their way to camp on Friday night while the rest of the Troop arrived early Saturday.

    Ten Webelos/AOL scouts attended Saturday and had a great time building the shelters with Troop 50 scouts taking part in several stations including Fire Building, Pioneering, Orienteering, and Tomahawk Throwing! Dinner was served and everyone enjoyed the Pig Roast! Each patrol made a dessert and side as their offer to the meal. A dinner theater campfire was the perfect ending to a great day.

    Troop 50 awarded a 1 year Den Chief loop and officially welcomed our newest Scout Nick S. in a ceremony where he received his neckerchief and slide. Welcome Nick and congratulations Parker!

    Thank you to all of our guests that came out and we hope to see you soon at a Troop Meeting or one of your den meetings. Webelos night is coming in January and Gold Rush in February! Plenty to do with Troop 50 and all are welcome!

    Please enjoy the photos below.

Natural Shelters 2018


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