TROOP 266

Twin Bayou District

Sam Houston Area Council

More Fun, More High Adventure, More Scout-Led

UPCOMING EVENTS


April
1   Adult Committee Meeting 7:30, Drummet
7  Troop Meeting 7:30
10-12  Horseback riding campout;Huntsville State Park 
14  Troop Meeting 7:30
17  Swim Test, 5:30 to 7, West U Rec Center
18  SHAC Scout Fair
18-19   Houston Texan's Kids Triathalon (see post below)
19  Swim Test, 1 t0 3, West U Rec Center
21  Troop Meeting 7:30
28  Green Bar 6:30, Troop Meeting 7:30

May
5    Troop Meeting 7:30 
6   Adult Committee Meeting 7:30, Drummet
8-10  Waterskiing - Palmetto State Park and Lake McQueeney
12 Troop Meeting 7:30, Troop Elections
19 Court of Honor 
26  Green Bar 6:30, Troop Meeting 7:30
30-31  Greenbar Uncampout and Annual Planning Conference, Quintana Beach State Park
 

TROOP NEWS
The April swim test was completed on the 17th and the 19th.  24 scouts and 7 adults completed the test which is good for one year.  Several Mustangs also completed the Second Class Water Rescue requirements.

This is the current 2015 Swim Test list.

Eagle Scout News and Projects
Time for the most popular campout of the year!
Waterskiing on Lake McQueeney
May 8 - 10, Camping at Palmetto State Park
The deadline to sign up is April 30. Please review and complete the  Waterski Permission Form  and the Ski Boat Waiver Form and submit them to Doug Watson, mrdougwatson@yahoo.com, or Mike Sparkman, mdsparkman@icloud.com.  

Fees for this campout are $110 for waterskiiers and $25 for non-waterskiiers (camping only).   Payment can be made by check made out to Troop 266 or by PayPal below.
Additional personal spending money of $30 to $40 is needed for snacks on the way, lunch at the Lake Breeze Ski Lodge ($15 of the total) and for snacks/lunch on Sunday.

Please feel free to contact Doug or Mike, if any questions.  We look forward to seeing you there.
Waterski Options
Horseback at Huntsville Photos
Congratulations to all of the 2014-15 new  Eagle Scouts
David Lane
Rob Sanford
Max Jarvie
Jun Park
Matthew Hwang
Kyle Sells
Taylor Ryan

The 2014-15 CAMPING SCHEDULE  is here! (click above)