Annual Health and Medical Record

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BSA Medical forms are required for all scouts.

Outings of 72hrs or less:

All scouts and adult leaders who attend outings 72hrs or less must have complete and valid BSA medical forms, Parts A&B plus front/back copy of insurance card on file with the troop.

Outings 72hrs or more:

All scouts and adult leaders who attend outings longer than 72hrs must have complete and valid BSA medical forms, Parts A, B & C (this part must be signed by a physician) plus front/back copy of insurance card on file with the troop.

The revised 2019 version of the BSA Medical forms Parts A-C are available here: https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_ABC.pdf

In order to attend summer camp, it is required that complete medical forms are available for every participant. PLEASE NOTE: No BSA camp will allow a scout or adult leader attend without complete forms and will be turned away. Additionally, no scout or adult leader will be allowed to attend a high adventure outing without complete forms on file.

All scouts attending to summer camp must also fill out additional forms to assist the adult leaders in managing medications during camp.  Detailed information will be provided by the camp coordinators closer to departure date.

Christmas Tree Recycling

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Troop 49 annual Christmas Tree Recycle Service Project

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Pickup and drop-off service available on Saturday, Jan 4th & Sunday, Jan 5th, 2020. Please have your tree on the curb for pickup by 8 AM.

Drop-off site open from 9 AM – 2 PM at the Alderwood Boys and Girls Club, 19719 24th Ave. W, Lynnwood.

Please remove all decorations and tinsel. Flocked trees cannot be accepted!

With questions, contact Shane
at 425-239-1896 or shazard@comcast.net

Summer Camp 2020

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Troop 49 is offering two camp opportunities for 2020.

Camp Emerald Bay, Catalina Island, CA 7/18 – 7/25

Camp Parsons, Brinnon, WA 7/5 – 7/11

More information will be provided by the camp coordinators.

Cyber Chip requirements for Scout and Star Ranks

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Kids spend more than 7.5 hours a day using some kind of electronic device, according to a 2010 Kaiser Family Foundation study.cyber-chip

In other words, if they’re awake and not at school, they’re probably online.

Whatever their reason for logging on — school project, merit badge research, socializing, games — safety is never guaranteed.

That’s why the Boy Scouts of America’s new Cyber Chip is a big step in the right direction in the effort to keep kids safe online.

Read More about the Cyber Chip requirements.

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“Taps” and “To the Color” at Memorial Day Ceremony at Veterans Park, Lynnwood « Glenn’s Trumpet Notes

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Clearly, someone carefully chose the rhododendron species at Veterans Park in Lynnwood where the Memorial Day ceremony was held on Monday, 28 May—the dark pink flowers were still in full bloo…

Source: “Taps” and “To the Color” at Memorial Day Ceremony at Veterans Park, Lynnwood « Glenn’s Trumpet Notes