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Boy Scout Troop 940

of West Chester, OH

  9-4-0!  
Where we gonna go?
To the top of the mountain,
or the river down below?
With a pack on our back,
and a paddle in our hand.
We'll leave no trace,
across this land.
9-4-0! 
Where we gonna go?
To the top of the mountain, 
or the river down below?
With a pack on our back,
in the cold clean air.
On the trail of life,
we'll be prepared.
9-4-0! 
Where we gonna go?
To the top of the mountain, 
or the river down below?
With a pack on our back,
helping everyone we know.
We're Dan Beard's best,
We're 9-4-0!!!! 
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Troop 940 is chartered by St. John Parish of West Chester, and is in the Fort Hamilton District of the Dan Beard Council.  We meet on Thursday nights, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, at the St. John Center.


Rechartering - Due by Nov. 20

Posted on Nov 18 2014 - 10:10pm

It is time to re-charter with the Troop. The dues will remain the same this year, $60 for Scouts, $30 for Adults and $12 for Boys Life. Payment can be via cash, check (payable to “Troop 940”), or complete a scout account withdrawal form (attached below for your convenience).

How to recharter scouts: 

  1. Notify me of your scout’s intention to remain in scouting.
  2. Click on the link to the Google Doc below. Review and update ALL the personal information for you and your scout.
  3. Send in $60 cash, a check made out to Troop 940 or a scout account withdrawal form. If you would like for your scout to receive the magazine, “Boy’s Life”, that is an additional $12.

 How to recharter an Adult: 

  1. Notify me of your intention to remain in scouting and what role you intend to fulfill in the development of our scouts.
  2. Click on the link to the Google Doc below. and check your training status. If needed, get into compliance with the training requirements of the BSA and the Catholic Church. If you have any question about what you need to do to be in compliance, please contact me.
  3. Review and update ALL of your personal information on the Google Doc.
  4. Send in $30 cash, a check made out to Troop 940 or a scout account withdrawal form.

Note: You are welcome to make one payment for the whole family.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1E8xrJ28YL8BYU6W_A_JoV7wEKZ4okmQRVFxdXDZicLY/edit?usp=sharing

Please notify me of your intention to either recharter your Scout and/or yourselves or that you wish to withdrawal from the Troop by November 20, 2014. PLEASE understand that this is a hard deadline. There is more work for us to do after we collect all of this information and our time will be extremely limited after Thanksgiving.

Thank you in advance for your prompt response in this process. We are looking forward to another amazing year of scouting in Troop 940!!

Yours In Scouting,
Michelle Horner
Committee Chair Troop 940
(513)759-9334

Christmas Food Baskets - Bring your donations!

Posted on Nov 18 2014 - 9:57pm

 Hi, Grant DeYoung here.  I'm in charge of Christmas food baskets this year. Every year, Troop 940 collects food items for needy families.  This makes is possible for them to have a holiday feast.  We have two families this year, and will be collecting food on November 20, this Thursday, and December 4, after Thanksgiving.  Below you will find the list of items that each patrol is responsible for.  Let's go above and beyond to make this a success and bless these needy families. 

Batman:
 Canned vegetables, fruit, soup, stew, beans, pasta, canned potatoes

Boarder:
 canned hams, tuna and salmon needing no refrigeration (check the labels!)

Thunderbirds:
 coffee, tea, hot chocolate, nonfat dry milk, drink mixes

Copperhead:
 pudding mixes, jello, peanut butter, jelly, ketchup, mustard, raisins, nuts

Dynamite:
 oatmeal, cream of wheat, dry cereal, pancake mix, syrup, sugar, flour, cooking oil

Exploding Pythons:
 noodles, macaroni, rice, dry pasta, cookies, cake and baking mixes

Geckos:
 laundry supplies, soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, paper products and cleaning supplies


 Please don't bring any perishables or money.

 Thank you!

 Grant DeYoung


Scoutmaster Reminders

Posted on Nov 18 2014 - 9:53pm
Thank you all for a wonderful outing this weekend at Hocking Hills. Scouts and families had the opportunity to practice old skills and learn new skills including rappelling and ascending and we all returned safely.

Coming Up:

Merit Badge Challenge 2015

Posted on Nov 18 2014 - 9:47pm

Dates Are Officially Set for Merit Badge Challenge 2015!

  • Fairfield High School: January 31, February 14, & February 28, 2015 (Snow date 3/14)

  • Sycamore High School: February 7, February 21, & February 28, 2015 (Snow date 3/21)

  • Bethel High School: February 28, March 7, & March 21, 2015 (Snow date 3/28)

  • Dixie Heights High School: February 28, March 21, 2015


October 1, 2014: Merit Badge Class Schedule Matrix will be Published Here
November 1, 2014: Online registration will open for all locations at 6 pm
December 15, 2014: Registrations will close for all locations

Scrip Fundraiser! Make some money for your scout account!

Posted on Nov 4 2014 - 3:46pm

Do you go out to eat on the Holidays? Give gift cards as gifts? Then this is a great way to get some money back!! Make some money for your scout accounts! Every gift card you buy will give you back 1-10% of the full amount of the card into your scout account.

Troop 940 Winter 2014 Newsletter

Posted on Nov 4 2014 - 3:44pm

Attached is the Trail Droppings newsletter for the winter 2014-2015.

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