A few notes from the OA

OA Elections are fast drawing to a close. If any Unit is still wanting to hold an election, please contact Gene Cantley ASAP.

Also a few reminders to the Troops: you need to contact Gene with numbers of youth and adults who will be attending Trail & what their Troop will be teaching if they have not already done so.
Plus most importantly the Scoutmaster Dutch Oven Cooking competition secret ingredient is Jalapenos NOT sauerkraut.

Gene Cantley ((406)-231-7073),
Ney-I-Yah Chapter Advisor

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February 2018 Roundtable – Scouting for Food, Scoutbook for Parents

Welcome to the first ever Lewis & Clark District Digital Roundtable! In this video, Dustin Shoemake talks about a few announcement, Laura Boyd talks about Scouting for Food in Great Falls, Montana Stephen Boyd talks about the February Pack meeting theme, and Steve Dogiakos shows you how to access your Scout’s Scoutbook information.

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Missing Bag from Klondike

Hi all. I am missing a large green rectangular bag known as an A3 bag from Klondike. It has my last name BOYD written on the top, and a pair of boots, gloves, and most importantly, a large jar of extra crunchy peanut butter and a jar of raspberry preserves in it.

If anyone has a bag fitting this description, can you please call me at 231-9570? I would forever be grateful with being reunited with my bag, and most importantly, my Peanut Butter and Jelly.

Thanks,

Stephen Boyd

2018 Klondike Results – Baby It’s Cold Outside!

Greetings from the Camping Committee,

We had another successful ¬†Klondike with great weather and a great turnout from the District. Thank you’s go out to Troop 1,Troop 4, Troop 7, Troop 14, troop 26, Troop 28, Troop 1151, and Troop 1155. All came and efficiently set up their camps in record time.

Friday night started out worrisome as the bathrooms once again froze up in anticipation of our arrival. Luckily, Troop 7 stepped up and brought us Porti Potties from Waste Management (thank you all). You saved the day. Troop 7 also brought up a two stage snow blower to deal with the 15 inches of snow. (smart thinking).

Friday night was also home to the Pizza Travelers Feast and Ice Cream Social sponsored by the Lewis & Clark District Camporee Committee. The lodge was toasty warm thanks to Shawn at Rotary Headquarters. It was needed because it was in low teens at morning time.

Saturday brought the events such as:

  • Sled inspections,
  • First aid,
  • Sling Shot,
  • Fishing,
  • Sled balance,
  • Avalanche,
  • Stretcher carry,
  • Snowshoe Relay,and
  • the Infamous sled races.

The results are as follows:

  • Fourth place Troop 14 Snowballs with 223 nuggets
  • Third place Troop 4 Silver-back Gorillas with 225 nuggets
  • Second place Troop 7 Wolves with 228 nuggets
  • First place Troop 28 Wild Stallions with 229 nuggets

WOW! that was a close competition!

The Hot Cocoa event was won by Troop 4

The adult hatchet building won by Van Arvanites from Troop 28

Fastest sled time was Troop 1 Hydras at 15:59 followed closely by Troop 14 with a 15:60 and Troop 1151 with 16:32

Congratulations to you all!

Forrest C LaBelle, Chairman

2018 Klondike Schedule

2018 Klondike ScheduleProof for 2018 Lewis & Clark District Klondike Derby PatchPlease be advised that you will have to pack and carry your lunch during the events (Adults and Scouts) PLAN FOR THIS!

Friday Jan 19

  • 4:00 to 9:00pm: Check in
  • 6:00 to 9:00pm: travelers feast – FREE PIZZA!
  • 9:00pm: Cracker Barrel in the Lodge
  • 9:30pm: Ice Cream Social – Pavillion
  • 11:30pm: lights out

Saturday Jan 20

  • 7:30am: Reville
  • 7:30 to 9:00am: Breakfast
  • 9:30am Flags Ceremony
  • 10:00am: Events Start
    • Sled inspections¬† ¬†Station 1
  • 10:30 to 4:30pm:
    • Station 2 Avalanche Coming
    • Station 3 Fishing for Gold
    • Station 4 Slingshot Turkey Shoot
    • Station 5 Sled Balance
    • Station 6 Ice Rescue
    • Station 7 Stretcher Carry
    • Station 8 Snowshoe Relay
  • 1:00pm Camp Inspections
  • 5:00pm: Sled racing
  • 5:30 to 7:30pm Dinner
  • 8:00pm Campfire and skits
    • Hot Cocoa Contest ( Patrol with best cocoa will win a case of pizza for a party)
    • Includes Adult Hatchet Competition and awards
  • 11:30pm Lights out

Sunday

  • Break camp and get patches and ribbons

Submitted,

Forrest C LaBelle
Chairman

Let’s Bury The Hatchet

Mr. Locke has challenged the Scoutmasters of each Troop to construct a hatchet handle and sheath to display at Klondike. You may pick up the metal blank at the Scout Office and start your project. You will need to sharpen it too.

A fabulous prize awarded to the winner. Please note that the Judges will be the Camping Committee as we cannot be coerced or bribed in any way. My email is desireesoapcompany@gmail.com if you would like to try and bribe me.

 

Kidding aside good luck!

Forrest C. LaBelle