Troop 483 Weekly Update

This Week

Scoutmaster Update

Hi Scouts!

This is the time of year that we change our program and troop leadership. The results of the elections are in and we are working with the new prospective Patrol Leaders for our upcoming announcement on who you have selected.

Next Monday is Memorial Day and as such, we will not have a Troop Meeting. Memorial Day is something that some of us celebrate as the unofficial start of summer and a day that we BBQ and relax with family and friends, but what is Memorial day?

What we know as Memorial Day actually started after the Civil War. It was a day of remembrance where people would place flowers on the graves of those who had been killed in battle. Originally this was known as Decoration Day. After World War I this tradition evolved to honor all American military personnel who died in all wars. Memorial Day was historically held on May 30th, but in 1968 Congress passed the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, which changed Memorial Day to the last Monday in May.

So as we celebrate over the Memorial weekend, let's take a moment to remember and honor the brave Men and Women who have given their lives in battle and defense of our freedom.

In Scouting,

Yours in Scouting,

Mr. Wellington


June 5th - Tonight- Summer BBQ and June Court of Honor

Please join us for Troop 483's Annual Summer COH BBQ event. tonight @ 7pm at St. Dorothy's. We will celebrate the scouts advancements and earned rank. Every scout and their family are invited to join us for a potluck BBQ. The Troop will supply the hamburgers and hot dogs.

Sign Ups

June 5 - PLC Meeting with all new Patrol Leaders

6:15 pm

June 10 - Scout Info for DAR Flag Retirement

We are holding our annual flag retirement on Saturday 6/10/23 at Big Dalton Campground in the Gordon Rowley Amphitheater. This event is in conjunction with the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Scouts are needed starting at 8 am for set up. The official program starts at 9:30 am. We expect to continue retiring flags until 11-12. Scout participation will count as service hours. Scouts should arrive in full class A uniform, but sashes are not required.
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June 12 - Knife and Fire Safety

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Summer Program

Class B Uniforms

Camp Cherry Valley - June 18-24

See below for more information.

Robert Wylde Eagle Project Part 2 TBD

Robert will need help tearing out old planter boxes and placing new planter boxes.

Location: Charter Oak High School

Time: 8am-12pm


Camp Cards

Cards Returned or Payments Due June 26th

Parent Section

Troop Committee Meeting

Committee Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of the month from 6:00pm-7:00pm in the St. Dorothy's Piano room. All are welcome to join. Parents, please join us to give input to our troop.

Hiking Info

Camp Info

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Camp Cherry Valley

Sunday, June 18th, 8am to Saturday, June 24th, 3:30pm

Catalina Island, California, USA


We need to collect the following forms by May 30th:

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Florida Sea Base Bahamas Trek

Wednesday, July 17th 2024 at 9:30am to Tuesday, July 23rd 2024 at 4:30am

73800 Overseas Highway

Islamorada, FL

More information and sign ups. Click Link

All Treks are full
September COH Pictures

Have pictures from an event? Click on this link to upload them for the next Court of Honor

Calendar for the Year

Troop Calendar

Please visit the troop website and click Subscribe under the Calendar. This is the best way to get reminded of troop events.

Volunteer Mandated Reporter Training and Live Scan

Chrissy Habrock is certified to do Livescan and ink fingerprinting. Her office is located at Citrus College, in the Administration building on Foothill Blvd.

Troop volunteers do not have to make an appointment for live scan at Citrus College.

Just bring the live scan form with you Live Scan Form for GLAAC , and arrive Mon-Wed 9am-2pm, and Thu-Fri 9am-12noon.

As parking is patrolled by campus safety, you will need to:

--Enter Citrus College from Foothill Blvd, find parking lot "E6".

--Park in front of "Administration Bldg", in any of the 5 METERED parking spots.

--Do NOT put money in the meter. Enter building and proceed down the long hallway to Room# AD-133.

--Chrissy Habrock will give you a temporary parking pass. If you have trouble finding E6 lot or Metered spots, call Chrissy (818) 415-7084.

Bring ID (CA Drivers License, or CA ID, or Passport).

Bring form of payment (cash or card). Fees are $37.00 (DOJ/FBI: $15, LiveScan: $22).

Note: Background information will be sent electronically from DOJ & FBI directly to GLAAC ONLY. Neither the livescan office nor person being live scanned will receive background info.

Troop volunteers can go elsewhere for live scan services, however rates will likely be higher if live scan is done at a different location.

**Don't forget to complete Mandated Reporter Training Info, and upload certificate HERE .

Please contact Chrissy with any questions or to set up an appointment.

Order of the Arrow Tuku’ut Lodge, Huunut Chapter

Order of the Arrow, make sure that you check out what is going on in our chapter. Meetings are the 4th Wed. of the month. 7:30 pm at Fraternal Order of Eagles. Contact: Stephen Maciel, Chapter Chief -
Eagle Project Information

Click here to access the troop website. The Eagle forms can be found here.