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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 Mary.Niehaus1@gmail.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.

Scout Meeting/Swim Test

Posted on Jul 6 2017 - 5:49pm

Monday night, July 10, we will have a two-part meeting. For those Scouts and adults interested in taking the swimming test early for camp, you can go to Island Park pool at 6:30pm and Skip Fisher will be there to conduct our troop swimming test. This is not a requirement as you can still take it right away at camp on the first afternoon. However it is sometimes easier and less stressful to take it early. Also, at 6:30pm Bill Stanfel will be at the troop meeting for the WhyKnot class. At 7:15 the regular meeting will start so those that have taken the swim test can stop over after that. Rodney Von Bruggen heard from the Council that they are requiring all dates on immunization shots to be fully filled in so when you are getting your physicals make sure you get the dates of all shots. Please bring your physicals to Monday's meeting to turn in ahead of time.

Volunteers Needed for Ruby's Pantry

Posted on Jun 28 2017 - 7:23am

The following is a good opportunity to fulfill requirements for the Citizenship in the Community  Merit Badge:

Part of Ruby's Pantry's mission is to procure and distribute corporate surplus food and goods to help fight poverty, hunger and disease in rural communities in the United States for those with low resources and in crisis through churches, food shelves and other local civic organizaitons. This is a new food program for Moorhead, MN and is a joint effort between First Congregational UCC Moorhead, Moorhead State Technical and Community College and Ruby's Pantry.

Eagle Project help requested

Posted on Jun 19 2017 - 5:18pm

On Saturday, June 24 we will be working on my Eagle project from 9am-12pm, weather permitting. For Scouts, this will count toward service hour requirements needed for rank advancement. The location is at the Fargo Project, located in the water retention basin just to the north of Rabanus Park at 4315 18th Avenue South (just off of 42nd Street South). The ideal spot to park will likely be in the Rabanus Park lot, right to the northwest of the Schlossman YMCA. We will be located near the South end of the basin. The Fargo Project can be somewhat muddy at times, but we are hoping for dry weather. There is a small stream that we will be building a bridge over. It is recommended to wear old clothes with long pants, shoes or boots that might get muddy, and a hat. Also it is suggessted to bring gloves and extra shoes. At the end of our work at around noon, we will be providing lunch. Snacks, water, suntan lotion, and  bug spray will also be available. If weather does not cooperate on Saturday, our backup date for this project is Sunday, June 25 at 9am. You can read more about the Fargo Project at http://www.thefargoproject.com/.Hope to see you there, and thanks in advance. Adam Laschkewitsch 701-280-9188.

Troop Meeting This Week

Posted on Jun 19 2017 - 5:14pm

At our scheduled troop meeting this week on Thursday night, Bill Stanfel will hold the WhyKnot class from 6:30 to 7:15. At 7:15 we will start our Troop meeting. Our goal this week is to finish prepping and priming the new troop trailer. Also, Rodney will be there to help work on the Personal Fitness Merit Badge. Please bring your Class 3 physical to turn in to Rodney in preparation for Camp Wilderness. If you have not yet planned a doctor's visit to get a physical, please make sure to get that in the works. We are planning an opportunity to take the swimming test for both Many Point, and Camp WIlderness early, on Monday, July 10 likely at Island Park Pool, with more details to come.

Troop Meeting This Week

Posted on May 16 2017 - 5:03pm

This week's meeting from 6:30-7:15 Bill Stanfel Whynot class. For our regular meeting, there will be a bike ride at 7:15 starting at Faith United Methodist Church for 45 min and end up at Elephant Park to play soccer. Bring a helmet, your bike, and a good pair of shoes. Contact SPL Michael Gibson for more info. Also a reminder to sign up for Northern SKy Spring Camporall held at the Fargo Air Museum by going to our Council website: www.nlcbsa.org/Event.aspx?id=7127. Cost is $20 for Scouts.

Troop Committee Meeting

Posted on Apr 28 2017 - 8:35pm

There will be a troop committee meeting at 7:30pm on Monday, May 1. All parents and adults are welcome to join the meeting and discuss troop business.

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