Troop 483 Weekly Update

This Week

Scoutmaster Minute

This past weekend was a lot of fun. We had a total of 40 scouts and family members take part in the whitewater rafting trip on the Kern River. We couldn't have asked for better weather for a day on the water. Some of our boys already had the merit badge but I believe 17 more completed the program this weekend.

A huge shout out to Mr. Pooley for organizing a great trip. It takes a lot of time to organize a great event like this and we really appreciate all the time spent to make this happen.

Now, onto our summer plans. Our main summer events are backpacking, summer camp, Philmont, then we will close out the summer with a San Clemente Beach trip. Keep an eye out for more information on these events and on local hiking opportunities throughout the summer.

Looking forward to a great summer ahead.

In scouting,

Vicky Silcock

Committee Chair

This Week: Animal Identification/Local Plants

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Next Week: Knott Skills/Knots

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June COH Pictures

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Calendar for the Year

Troop Calendar

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Patrols, Positions and Patrol Calendar


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Personal Fitness Merit Badge and Tenderfoot Fitness Rank Requirement

Meeting May 23rd at 6:00pm for Tenderfoot Rank 6:15 for Merit Badge Only - Glendora High School Track

Come in class B attire with running shoes, water, and scout book to record results. Boys will be running a mile and doing some fitness test requirements. Print out merit badge worksheet.

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Anthony Martinez Eagle Court of Honor

Saturday, June 4, 2022


United Methodist Church

Reception Following

St. Dorothy's Church


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.

2 Tunnels to Nowhere 5 Mile Hike

Saturday, May 21st, 7-11am

Two Tunnels to Nowhere

Hello Scouts and especially our newest Scouts,

Did you know that requirement #3B for 2nd class rank requires a 5 mile hike. I am leading some cub scouts on a hike early on Saturday May 21st on the Tunnels to Nowhere trail. I want to offer this trip to any Troop 483 Scout that would like to attend but especially the new scouts so they can fulfill requirement 3B. It will also require some map and compass work on that day. Please sign up on the link below.

Mr. Pooley

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Up Coming Events

Forest Lawn Flag Placement

Saturday, May 28th, 8:45am

21300 Via Verde Street

Covina, CA

Forest Lawn Covina Hills has invited us to participate in their Memorial Day Flag Placement on Saturday 5/28/22 starting at 8:45 am. We will be volunteering our time to place flags on veteran’s graves. Forest Lawn Covina Hills is located at 21300 Via Verde Drive, Covina, CA 91724. We will be meeting at the front gate at 8:45 am and then walking up to the veteran’s section once we are assembled. Scouts should wear Class A. This is a family friendly event, so families are able to stay and participate, but scouts can also be dropped off. We expect the outing to last until about 11 am, but we can contact parents if we end early. Scouts will get service hours for time spent placing flags.

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San Bernadino Backpacking Trip

Friday, May 27th, 5pm to Sunday, May 29th, 12pm


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Summer Camp Reminders

See form below to sign up.

Merit Badge Selection Due Monday April 25 - Form Here

Summer Camp Docs Due before May 23rd

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Saturday, July 9th, 12am to Sunday, July 24th, 12am

Philmont Scout Ranch, New Mexico, USA


There are 1 spot (1 scout) for Phillmont that have opened up for this summer.

We will choose one scout to fill this open spot by first to sign up but priority will go to older scouts that are closer to aging out. Scouts must be 14 or 13 and have completed 8th grade.

Cost: $1025 + Amtrak Fees (~$150)

Distance: ~70 miles

More info/pictures -

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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: Shawn Goodner, Lodge Chief.
Eagle Project Information

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