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We maintain our newsletter, calendar and related files on this site. An automatic summary of changes will be emailed out every 1 or 2 weeks (based on new items) to keep you posted about new or changing activities.  For youth protection reasons, you must be issued a password to access any detailed information about our activities. Click "Getting Started" on the left Menu bar to see a short description of many features on this site.

No Meeting Tonight

Posted on Nov 24 2014 - 2:45pm

Troop, there is no meeting tonight as St. Mark's is closed for Fall Break.  Happy Thanksgiving!

Reminder: Meeting of those Scouts working on Emergency Preparedness with Mr. Gilker

Posted on Nov 24 2014 - 2:41pm

Scouts, if you're working on the Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge with Mr. Gilker, this is your friendly reminder that you have a meeting on Monday, December 1st at 7:00 pm immediately after Gilwell.  Thank you.

Sign Up for the Skating Merit Badge at the Dr. Pepper/Stars' Ice Rink in Euless

Posted on Nov 20 2014 - 8:35pm

Scouts, got some time off next week during the Thanksgiving Break?   Troop 730 has reserved a registered merit badge counselor to teach the skating merit badge for next Wednesday (the day before Thanksgiving) at the Dr. Pepper/Stars Ice Rink in Euless.  Skating is one of the most fun merit badges to earn.  SIgn-up on the right side of this website and we can see if we can get some car pools going.   There will be a $10 fee for the skating rentals and ice time, and bring some money for lunch - the concession stand will be open for the boys to buy lunch and snacks.   What a fun way to spend a few hours earning a merit badge!   The ice session begins at 11:30 am, and the counselor has asked us to arrive at the Euless ice center no later than 11 am and be laced up and 100% ready by 11:30 am.   We should be finished by 1:30 pm.  We can coordinate the exact details of departure time once we know who is going - so please sign-up on the website.  We'll also need some parent volunteers to ensure that we always have two deep leadership.  Bring your warm jacket and have some fun earning the skating merit badge!

Boards of Review

Posted on Nov 17 2014 - 9:14pm

Parents, we need some additional volunteers on Monday evening, December 1, to help staff the Boards of Review of our many scouts who need BoRs before our next Court of Honor.  If you can volunteer, please email borcoordinator@dallas730.mytroop.us.  Scouts, if you need to schedule a BoR, please email borcoordinator@dallas730.mytroop.us to ensure that we'll have enough parent volunteers.   Thanks!

December Court of Honor - Sign up to Bring Food and Drinks

Posted on Nov 12 2014 - 9:47am

Scouts and Parents, our next Court of Honor will be held at 7 pm in the Great Hall on Monday, December 8, 2014.  Please sign-up to bring food, snacks, and cookies.   We also need 4 families to each bring a case of chilled water in a cooler. Please insert in the "notes" section what you'll be bringing to ensure that we have a good variety of items. Scouts, the last day to submit advancement items (blue cards, rank requirements sign-offs, service hours, etc.) is Monday, December 1st.  Please make sure to submit them on or prior to December 1st.   Helpful tips: (1) to avoid the long lines at the sdvancement meeting, please scan and email your advancement information to Mrs. McCutchan advancement@dallas730.mytroop.us, (2) if you need to schedule a Scoutmaster conference, please email Scoutmaster Pigg at scoutmaster@dallas730.mytroop.us, (3) if you need to schedule a Board of Review, please email borcoordinator@dallas730.mytroop.us; and (4) after you pass a Board of Review, you must tell our Advancement Coordinator, Mrs. McCutchan, and show her your scout book or we won't know about your success!  

St. Mark's Scout Needed for Color Guard at St. Mark's Thanksgiving Chapel

Posted on Nov 12 2014 - 9:44am

Scouts, if you attend St. Mark's, we need one additional volunteer to serve in the color guard at the St. Mark's Thanksgiving Chapel next week.   If you can volunteer, please email Mr. Pigg and SPL Buckenham and let them know.  You will get the color guard sign-off for participating.   First volunteer to email them will get it.   Already serving on the color guard are Antonio Q, Rahul G., Alex G., Jeffrey C.   Please meet at Hick's Gym at 10:10 am wearing your full Class A uniform (including neckerchief and scout socks).  Mrs. Jurgen will meet you there.   Antonio Q. will be the caller.  For those attending this weekend's campout, we will have a short practice session to polish your flag ceremony skills. 

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