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Boy Scout Troop 288
(La Crescenta, California)
 
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In person activities will continue in accordance with guidelines outlined by state / local health department, local officials, as well as under the direction of our local BSA council and chartered organization.  Covid Protocols for In-Person Activities and Meetings.  If you are interested in visiting our troop please contact Mrs. Dodson.  

September

25 Dutch Oven Competition @ Park
Sign Up ASAP with Mr. Kilgore

28 Troop Meeting @ 6:50 p.m. at Legion Hall (Camporee Prep OR 1 Service Hour - Cards for Operation Gratitude)

October

5 PLC / TG&I @ 5:50 p.m.
Troop Meeting @ 6:50 p.m. (First Aid)

8-10 Camporee @ Camp Verdugo Oaks

9 Flood Memorial Cleanup

12 Troop Meeting @ 6:50 p.m. 
BOR (Board of Review)

16 Mt. Baldy Hike
See flyer below

19 Troop Meeting @ 6:50 p.m.

26 Troop Meeting @ 6:50 p.m.


Attachments
Icon File Name Comment  
Mt Baldy.pdf Mt. Baldy Hike (10/16)  
September 2021        Cooking
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
4-6 Sat-Mon Camping Boy / Girl Troops Channel Islands Kayak Mr. Kilgore Mr. Harper
Sat  Community Service  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  Vietnam War Memorial Cleanup 
7 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop PLC / TG&I - 5:50 p.m.
Meeting - 6:50 p.m., BOR (Sign Offs)
Mrs. Dodson Mr. Bomar
11  Sat  Day Outing  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  Trail Cooking Day Hike  Mr. Cartnal  Mr. Bomar 
13 Mon Leader Mtg Boy / Girl Troops Committee Meeting Mr. Midgley -
14 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop SPL Nominations, Games Mrs. Dodson ASM
18  Sat  Leader Mtg  Boy / Girl Troops  PLC Annual Planning Meeting    Mrs. Dodson  ASM 
21 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop SPL & PL Elections, Games Mrs. Dodson ASM
22  Wed  Unit Leader Mtg  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  SM / Advisor Meeting Mrs. Dodson
23  Thur  VH Council  Boy / Girl Troops  Eagle Board of Review 
25 Sat Day Outing Boy / Girl Troops & Crew Dutch Oven Competition @ Park Mr. Kilgore, Mr. Cartnal Mrs. Bradford
28 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop Camporee Prep OR Cards for Operation Gratitude Mrs. Dodson ASM
October 2021             First Aid / E-Prep
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
5 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop PLC / TG&I - 5:50 p.m.
Meeting - 6:50 p.m. (First Aid) 
Mrs. Dodson ASM
7 Thur Leader Mtg Boy Troop    ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Dodson -
8-10  Fri-Sun  VH Council  Boy / Girl Troops  Camporee @ CVO  Mr. Haug   
Sat  Community Service  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  Flood Memorial Cleanup 
11 Mon Leader Mtg Boy / Girl Troops Committee Meeting Mr. Midgley -
12 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop BOR  Mrs. Dodson Mr. Bomar
16  Sat  Day Outing  Boy Troop  Mt. Baldy Hike  Mr. Harper   
16  Sat  Leader Mtg  Boy / Girl Troops  ILST @ 9-1  Mrs. Dodson  Mr. Schwing 
19 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop   Mrs. Dodson ASM
26 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop   Mrs. Dodson ASM
27  Wed  Unit Leader Mtg  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  SM / Advisor Meeting  Mrs. Dodson 
28  Thur  VH Council  Boy / Girl Troops  Eagle Board of Review 
November 2021         Service / Citizenship
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
  Sat Day Outing Boy Troop Regan Library Mr. Midgley Mrs. Mayes-Harper
  Sun Adults Only Boy / Girl Troops & Crew Adult Appreciation Dinner Mrs. Dodson Mrs. Schwing
2 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop PLC / TG&I - 5:50 p.m.
Meeting - 6:50 p.m. 
Mrs. Dodson ASM
4 Thur Leader Mtg Boy Troop    ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Dodson -
6 Sat Service Project Boy / Girl Troops & Crew Scouting for Food Bag Drop-Off Mr. Kilgore Mrs. Dodson
8 Mon Leader Mtg Boy / Girl Troops Committee Meeting Mr. Midgley -
9 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop BOR  Mrs. Dodson Mr. Bomar
11 Thur Community Service Boy / Girl Troops & Crew Veterans Day Ceremony @ Two Strike Mr. Kilgore  
12-14  Fri-Sun  Camping  Boy Troop  Coulter Car Camp  Mr. Haug   
13  Sat  Community Service  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  Vietnam War Memorial Cleanup 
13 Sat Service Project Boy / Girl Troops & Crew Scouting for Food Bag Pick-Up Mr. Kilgore Mrs. Dodson
13 Sat Service Project Boy / Girl Troops & Crew Scouting for Food Sort & Distribution Mr. Kilgore Mrs. Dodson
16 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop   Mrs. Dodson ASM
18  Thur  VH Council  Boy / Girl Troops  Eagle Board of Review  -
23 Tues NO Troop Mtg Boy Troop GUSD Thanksgiving Recess - -
24  Wed  Unit Leader Mtg  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  SM / Advisor Meeting  Mrs. Dodson 
30 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop   Mrs. Dodson ASM
December 2021         Craftsmanship
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
  Sat Day Outing Boy / Girl Troops Christmas Caroling    
2 Thur Leader Mtg Boy Troop    ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Dodson -
7 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop PLC / TG&I @ 5:50 p.m.
Meeting @ 6:60 p.m., BOR 
Mrs. Dodson Mr. Bomar
11  Sat  Community Service  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  Flood Memorial Cleanup
13 Mon Leader Mtg Boy / Girl Troops Committee Meeting Mr. Midgley -
14 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop   Mrs. Dodson ASM
16  Thur  VH Council  Boy / Girl Troops  Eagle Board of Review 
21 Tues NO Troop Mtg Boy Troop GUSD Winter Recess - -
28 Tues NO Troop Mtg Boy Troop - -

Calendar Archive


January 2021          Desert
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
  Sat Day Outing Boy Troop Day Hike   Mr. Harper Mrs. Dodson
  Sat Day Outing Boy / Girl Troops  Bouldering @ Vasquez Rocks Mr. Cartnal Mr. Harper
  Sat Day Outing Boy Troop Bowers Museum Mrs. Harper Ms. Otto
5 Tu  NO Troop Mtg Boy Troop - -
8-10 Fri-Sun Camping Boy / Girl Troops & Crew Leo Carrillo Beach Mr. Kilgore Mr. Midgley, Mr. Bomar 
9 Sat Leader Mtg Boy Troop zoom PLC / TG&I @ 3pm Mrs. Dodson Mr. Harper
11 Mon Leader Mtg Boy / Girl Troops zoom Committee Meeting Mr. Midgley -
12 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom Game Night  Mrs. Dodson ASM
13 Wed Advancement Boy / Girl Troops zoom BOR (Board of Review) Mr. Bomar Adult Volunteers
14  Thur  Leader Mtg  Boy Troop  zoom ASM / Parent Meeting  Mrs. Dodson 
19 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom Rank Advancements  Mrs. Dodson ASM
26 Tues Troop Meeting Boy Troop zoom Indigenous People   Mrs. Dodson Mr. Harper
28  Thur  VH Council  Boy / Girl Troops  zoom Eagle Board of Review 
30 Sat   Virtual Volunteering Boy / Girl Troops  zoom Service Project (Operation Gratitude) 2 hrs. Mrs. Mamujee  Mr. Yi 
February 2021        Winter / Snow Sports
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
    Day Outing Boy Troop Glaciding Mr. Harper Mrs. Mayes-Harper
    Camping Boy Troop Snow Camping Mr. Harper  
2 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom Snow Sports  Mrs. Dodson Mr. Harper
4 Thur Leader Mtg Boy Troop    zoom ASM / Parent Meeting @ 7pm Mrs. Dodson -
6 Sat Day Outing Boy / Girl Troops Snow Day @ Big Bear Mr. Harper  
6 Sat Leader Mtg Boy Troop zoom PLC / TG&I @ 3pm Mrs. Dodson Mr. Harper
6 Sat Scout Sabbath Boy / Girl Troops  zoom Wear Your Uniform to Temple Mrs. Snyder -
7 Sun Scout Sunday Boy / Girl Troops  zoom Wear Your Uniform to Church Mrs. Snyder -
8 Mon Leader Mtg Boy / Girl Troops zoom Committee Meeting Mr. Midgley -
9 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom Kahoot  Mrs. Dodson ASM
10 Wed Advancement Boy / Girl Troops zoom BOR (Board of Review) Mr. Bomar Adult Volunteers
16 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom Game Night Mrs. Dodson ASM
19-21  Fri-Sun Camping  Boy / Girl Troops  zoom Virtual Campout  Mrs. Dodson  ASM 
20  Sat  Day Outing  Boy / Girl Troops  5 Mile Hike w/ Compass (in cohorts)  Mr. Cartnal  Mr. Harper
20  Sat  Leader Training  Boy / Girl Troops  zoom ILST @ 4:30-6:30 p.m.  Mrs. Dodson  Mr./Mrs.  Schwing 
23 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom Rank Advancements  Mrs. Dodson ASM
24  Wed  Unit Leader Mtg  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  zoom SM / Advisor Meeting  Mrs. Dodson 
25  Thur  VH Council  Boy / Girl Troops  zoom Eagle Board of Review 
26-28 Fri-Sun Camping Boy / Girl Troops Pre-Camporee
27  Sat  VH Council  Boy / Girl Troops  zoom Webelos Woods (recruitment event) @ 9-11 a.m.  Mr. Haug  Mrs. Dodson 
March 2021             Camping / Backpacking / Hiking / Orienteering
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
2 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom Camping/Backpack demo  Mrs. Dodson ASM
4 Thur Leader Mtg Boy Troop    zoom ASM / Parent Meeting @ 7pm Mrs. Dodson -
Sat  Day Outing  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  zoom Tie Dye Workshop Ms. Newgard  Mr. Near Ansari
6 Sat Leader Mtg Boy Troop zoom PLC / TG&I @ 3pm Mrs. Dodson Mr. Harper
Sun  Day Outing  Boy Troop  cohort: Trail Cooking Hike - Gould Mesa  Mr. Harper  Mr. Midgley, Mrs. Dodson 
8 Mon Leader Mtg Boy / Girl Troops zoom Committee Meeting Mr. Midgley -
9 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom COH (Court of Honor) Mrs. Dodson Mr. Frinier
10 Wed Advancement Boy / Girl Troops zoom BOR (Board of Review) Mr. Bomar Adult Volunteers
16 Tues NO Troop Mtg Boy Troop NO Meeting - GUSD Spring Break (3/15-19) - -
23 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom Tongva Talk guest speaker, SPL Nominations Mrs. Dodson ASM
24  Wed  Unit Leader Mtg  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  zoom SM / Advisor Meeting  Mrs. Dodson 
25  Thur  VH Council  Boy / Girl Troops  Eagle Board of Review 
30 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom SPL Election, Games  Mrs. Dodson ASM


April 2021               Camping / Backpacking / Hiking
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader




LCUSD Spring Break (4/5-9) - -
1 Thur Leader Mtg Boy Troop    ASM / Parent Meeting @ 7pm Mrs. Dodson -
Sat  Day Outing  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  zoom College Panel Workshop Ms. Newgard  ASM 
6 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom: PL Elections, Leadership Kahoot  Mrs. Dodson ASM
10  Sat  Day Outing  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  Horseback Ride  Mrs. Mayes - Harper  Mrs./Mr. Dodson
10  Sat  Community Service  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  Flood Memorial Cleanup  - -
10  Sat  Leader Mtg  Boy Troop  zoom PLC / TG&I @ 3pm  Mrs. Dodson  Mrs. Bradford
12 Mon Leader Mtg Boy / Girl Troops zoom: Committee Meeting Mr. Midgley -
13 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom: Camping gear show & tell, Camp Stories  Mrs. Dodson ASM
14 Wed Advancement Boy / Girl Troops zoom BOR (Board of Review) Mr. Bomar Adult Volunteers
17  Sat  VH Council  Boy / Girl Troops  Virtual Camporee begins 
20 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom: Sign-Off night, Eagle workshop  Mrs. Dodson ASM
22  Thur  VH Council  Boy / Girl Troops  Eagle Board of Review 
23-25 Fri-Sun Camping Boy / Girl Troops Joshua Tree Rock Climbing Mr. Harper  
25  Sun  Fundraiser  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  Krispy Kreme Doughnut Fundraiser begins  Mrs. Burzynski   
27 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom: Mini Merit Badge Mania  Mrs. Dodson ASM
28  Wed  Unit Leader Mtg  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  SM / Advisor Meeting  Mrs. Dodson  -
May 2021                    Outdoor Sports / Fitness
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
1 Sat Leader Mtg Boy Troop zoom PLC / TG&I @ 3pm Mrs. Dodson Mr. Harper
Sun  Day Outing  Boy Troop co-hort: Beaudry Loop Hike  Mr. Midgley  Mr. Corral 
Sun  Day Outing Boy Troop  co-hort: PACK 302 Bridging @ CV Park  Mr. Haug  Mrs. Dodson 
4 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop co-hort: Meeting @ CV Park (game night)  Mrs. Dodson Mr. Dodson
Tues  Advancement  Boy / Girl Troops  zoom BOR (Board of Review)  Mr. Bomar  Adult Volunteers 
6 Thur Leader Mtg Boy Troop    ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Dodson -
Sat  Community Service  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  Vietnam War Memorial Cleanup 
8 Sat Day Outing Boy / Girl Troops Shooting @ Oak Tree Gun Club Mr./Mrs. Sparks Mr. Dodson
10 Mon Leader Mtg Boy / Girl Troops zoom: Committee Meeting Mr. Midgley -
11 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop zoom: Fitness Presentation  Mrs. Dodson ASM
12 Wed Advancement Boy / Girl Troops zoom BOR (Board of Review) Mr. Bomar Adult Volunteers
18 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop co-hort: Meeting @ CV Park (Totin' Chip)  Mrs. Dodson Mr. Midgley
22  Sat Day Outing  Boy Troop  co-hort: Gould Mesa Easy Day Hike  Mr. Harper  Mrs. Snyder 
22  Sat  Day Outing  Boy Troop  co-hort: PACK 310 Webelos Bridging @ CV Park  Mr. Haug  Mrs. Dodson 
23  Sun  Day Outing  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  co-hort: Bike Ride @ Griffith Park w/ Venturing Crew
Ms. Newgard  Mrs. Finley-Cartnal 
25 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop    zoom: Totin Chip quiz, Fitness/Sports Kahoot  Mrs. Dodson ASM
26  Wed  Unit Leader Mtg  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  SM / Advisor Meeting  Mrs. Dodson 
27 
Thur  VH Council  Boy / Girl Troops  Eagle Board of Review 
June 2021                   Aquatics
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
1 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop Meeting @ CV Park (Flag Ceremony, Sign Offs) Mrs. Dodson ASM
2 Wed Leader Mtg Boy Troop    ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Dodson -
Sat  Community Service Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  Beach Cleanup @ Will Rogers State Beach  Ms. Newgard  Mrs. Finley Cartnal 
5 Sat Leader Mtg Boy Troop zoom PLC / TG&I @ 3pm Mrs. Dodson Mr. Harper
8 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop Meeting @ CV Park (Hiking), BOR  Mrs. Dodson Mr. Bomar
11-13 Fri-Sun Camping Boy / Girl Troops  Kern River Whitewater Rafting Mr. Frinier  
12  Sat  Community Service  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  Flood Memorial Cleanup -
14 Mon Leader Mtg Boy / Girl Troops Committee Meeting Mr. Midgley -
15 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop Meeting @ CV Park (Knots & Basics)  Mrs. Dodson ASM
19  Sat  Day Outing  Boy / Girl Troops  Topanga Rock Climbing  Mr. Harper, Mr. Parker Mrs. Mayes - Harper
22 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop Meeting @ CV Park (Knots & Basics continue)   Mrs. Dodson ASM
23  Wed  Day Outing  Boy Troop  PACK 302 AOL Bridging @ CV Park  Mr. Haug Mr. Corral 
23  Wed  Unit Leader Mtg  Boy / Girl Troops & Crew  SM / Advisor Meeting  Mrs. Dodson 
24  Thur  VH Council  Boy / Girl Troops  Eagle Board of Review 
25-27 Fri-Sun Camping Boy / Girl Troops  Colorado River Canoe    
29 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop  Meeting @ CV Park (Fitness)  Mrs. Dodson ASM

July 2021                    Nature
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
6 Tues Troop Mtg Boy Troop PLC / TG&I @ 5:50 p.m. @ CV Park
Meeting @ 6:50 p.m. @ CV Park (Game Night) 
Mrs. Dodson