Welcome to Troop 214

Troop 214 meets at Faith United Methodist Church at 909 - 19th Avenue North, Fargo. Contact Scoutmaster Ken Elfstrum at Ken@elfstrum.net or 701.237.4540.

To get a login and password for this website, contact webmaster@t214.com You must be a scout, a parent of a scout or a scout leader in Troop 214.

On my honor I will do my best To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

Troop 214 Update

Posted on Oct 17 2017 - 7:07am

* This Thursday night there will be a meeting for Troop and Patrol Leaders to plan upcoming meetings for the Troop.  Please meet at Faith United Methodist Church at 7:15 PM.
* Popcorn sales are due October 26th at the Court of Honor.  Please make sure you have everything ready to turn into Anne Gossett at that time.
* The Court of Honor will be October 26th at 7:15 PM.  The Flying Squirrel Patrol will be bringing bars and refreshments for that event.  Information about Christmas tree sales will also be presented at that time.
* The Halloween party is scheduled for October 30th at 7:15 PM.  
* Registration for Merit Badge University is open. You may register at http://www.nlcbsa.org

Troop 214 Update

Posted on Oct 8 2017 - 8:31pm

* The Monday night meeting had been changed to this Thursday night. Boys can work on rank advancement as the next Court of Honor will be October 26th. Please make sure each scout wears their Class A and brings their book. Scouts will also need to sign up for the night of camping that will happen this Friday night (10/13) behind the tree house.  The cooking merit badge will be worked on with the boys making their Friday night meal and Saturday morning breakfast. Please remember to sign up and bring $5 to cover the cost of food. Scouts can arrive at 5 PM on Friday and leave by 8 AM on Saturday morning.
* Registration for Merit Badge University is now open.  Please see details on the Troop calendar.

Troop 214 Update

Posted on Oct 2 2017 - 3:31pm

* Our next Troop meeting is tonight, Monday, 10/2/2017.   The child protection video will be shown at the beginning of the meeting (around 7:15 PM). We encourage all parents to view this and become trained.
*  The Troop meeting for the 9th of October was changed to the 12th so that scouts can continue to work on their advancement before the Court of Honor on the 26th.
* If you have not paid for the camps your scout attended this summer, please do so as soon as possible. If you are unsure if you have a balance due, please contact Jim Laschkewitsch.
* If you are working on rank advancement, Rodney and the advancement committee is available at Troop meetings on Thursdays only.  Board of Review will only take place at Thursday meetings.
* Camping behind the tree house will occur the night of October 13th (Friday night).  Sharon will be working on the cooking merit badge with the boys who attend and they will be cooking their evening meal and preparing breakfast.  Please let Ken know if you will be attending this night of camping.

Troop 214 Update

Posted on Sep 23 2017 - 7:20pm

* Please take note of the calendar and events for next month.  Our next Court of Honor will be October 26th with the Troop Halloween Party on October 30th.  There is also another opportunity for camping the second Friday of October.  
* Popcorn sales have started. If you have not gotten your popcorn packet, please connect with Anne Gossett.
* Please connect with Rodney about completing the Physical Fitness Merit Badge. Each scout must keep track of their activity/exercise for 12 weeks.  They must also learn about three career opportunities in personal fitness. They would then pick one and find out the education, training, and experience required for these professions.  They will then discuss what they learned with Rodney and explain why this profession might interest them.
* If you are working on the Hiking Merit Badge, Tony Stoner will be at Maplewood State Park September 30th. He will be staying in sites 71 and 72 on the Lake Lida Loop.  You can join him at 9 AM (rain or shine) for a ten mile hike.  Please contact him if you plan on attending (anthonystoner74@hotmail.com).

Pitchfork Fondue set up TODAY!

Posted on Sep 22 2017 - 6:39am

If able, please come to Faith United Methodist today (Friday 9/22) starting at 3 PM to assist with table and outdoor set up for the Pitchfork Fondue this Saturday.   This is also an opportunity for you to turn in the money from ticket sales to Ken. Also, please show up for your assigned shift on Saturday and a reminder that all scouts should be wearing their Class A uniform at the Fondue.  This is an important fundraiser for the Troop and everyone's participation is needed.

Popcorn Sales

Posted on Sep 17 2017 - 4:56pm

Popcorn Sales begin on 9/22/17.  Anne Gossett is the Troop Popcorn Kernel for this year.  If you need an order from, please see her at Troop meetings.  Popcorn Sales end on 10/27/17 with order forms due on 11/1/2017.  The popcorn pickup date is 11/172017.  Be ready to pick up your order from Anne that weekend.  

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