Troop 373

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Troop 373 Main Web Page
Troop 373 meets at SMCC on the Tuesdays at 7:00PM (unless noted as other below ).

Troop meeting are across the street from Sierra Madre Memorial Park and City Hall, in the rear part of the New Life Center - Club 36 (Kidz Port)
PLC - Patrol Leaders' Council (Green Bar) meets once a month on the 3rd Tuesday at 6 PM or as listed below.
Court of Honor - COH are in Pritchard Hall (or 154 at 7 pm, as noted. )
Scoutmaster Conference are during the Troop meeting, ask the Scoutmaster when ready.   Troop 373 Scouts pursue rank advancement at their own pace. Once they complete the requirements for rank they are responsible for requesting their scoutmaster conferences and Board of Review
Board of Review  are during the Troop meeting, once a month.. Make an appointment after Scoutmaster Conference with Mr. Hoffman. 
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Activity Schedule
Check back before the event for changes!  As most activities still need to have details planned.  Italics are non Troop events, FYI. Jump To Summer camps
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New: Please turn in the new BSA Medical Form before going on a trip, parents complete Parts A and B; have Part C complete for week long. To Summer camps A doctor must complete Part C of the form, The Medical form is good for one year.

Non Troop 373 events you may sign up for on your own:  Arcadia  Wilderness Park MBs and  Trask MBs

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2018

Dec 15   Sat. –  new    Service Project at Church   Yard Work   on  Church South Side  FLYER

Dec.  25  Sat. . Christmas Day flag


 2019

Jan.     1    New Years Dayflag       Eagle Scout in TOR

Jan 8   Troop meeting Start again   7pm

Jan  12 - 13 – Camp Out Precamporee, 
Sat. -Sunday   Carpinteria SB - Anacapa  Group Camping - GRAC Racoon  up to10 car, 40 people. Camp confirmation # is 1747862.

Jan  22   7pm   
Court of Honor - COH are in Pritchard Hall  

Feb. 1 to Feb 3   Friday to Sunday,     Joshua Tree  camping at Indian Cove Group Camp Site #G1.  flyer

tba     9am to 2:30pm Patrol Leader Training, open to all Troop Scouts (we hope you will be leader now or in the future) at SMCC. Free Lunch.  

March 15 – 17, Precamporee, Camp Trask

April 21 – Easter             Bailey Canyon Wilderness  Sunrise  Service Project

April 26 – 28, Camporee, TBD

May   7,     7pm   Court of Honor - COH are in Pritchard Hall  

May 11, Day Hike           Echo Mt/Mt. Lowe  7:30 AM to 4pm

May 25 and May 27 Sat.  & Mon. Memorial  Day  Service Project in Sierra Madre Flyer

                 Sat  May 25, 2019   10 AM   Flags up and Monday May 27, 2019  3:00 pm flags down

May 27 Mon. Memorial Day flag  Last Monday of May

June 11,     7pm   Court of Honor - COH are in Pritchard Hall  

June 21 -23, Campout, TBD

July 4 Be in (or watch) the Sierra Madre 4th of July Day ParadeFlyer   flag

                                                      Morning. photo - DECLARATION -Web fun  )     #

July 4 Sierra Madre 4th of July Day Parade Be a Banner Carrier, Boy Scouts please read flyer


TBA     Summer Camp, (Yosemite?)

 
















 Boy Scouts Troop 373 main page


The Troop Archive Pages of Past Events:

Link to past years of Troop 373 events

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Archives, recent past events:


2016

 Scouts needed to help with Trees.   Parents with a truck or van or roof top rack needed to help deliver trees!

Dec. 6  Troop 373 Christmas Party   SMCC.  ONC (bring one new can of food for the SMCC pantry) 7pm to 8:30pm Tues. Flyer

TBA   New Date TBA  Sat  Urban Hike  Gold Line at 8 am back at 4pm  Flyer

2017

January 7, 2017 New Saturday 2 pm Eagle Court of Honor For  Gabriel Gonzales flyer

Jan 10, 2017 Troop meeting start

Jan. 14 and 15, 2016  Calico  Car Camp Outing  Flyer

Jan 17  PLC meeting 6pm flyer

Jan. 21  2pm New  Eagle Court of Honor For Ryan Toomer and Ryan Wiles flyer

Jan 21 Sat. 8am to noon.  Rocket Launch at Santa Fe Dam.   Must RSVP, sign up for car pooling.    Space Exploration Merit Badge  Flyer 

JANUARY 24, 2017 7:30 - 8:30pm  New Troop PARENT MEETING  Tuesday during Troop meeting Flyer

JANUARY 28, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm  TROOP LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT,  Lunch will be provided Flyer

Feb. 10 - 12, 2017 at Joshua Tree, at Indian Cove Group Camp Site #1.  flyer 

February 12, 2017 Sunday, 3pm, Unknown Scout Ceremony, Memorial Park.  Flyer

 Feb 4  Sat. 8am to noon.  Rocket Launch at Santa Fe Dam.   Must RSVP, sign up for car pooling.    Space Exploration Merit Badge  Flyer 

tba Sat. AM Rocket Launch at Lucerne Dry Lake     Must RSVP, sign up for car pooling.    Space Exploration Merit Badge  Flyer 

Feb 21     COH  Court of Honor - COH in Pritchard Hall  at 7 pm

Feb. 28  Pack Meeting Blue and Gold  Receive new AOL Scouts 8:00 pm
           

March 12, 2017 Sun Wistaria Festival in Sierra Madre, CA from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. flyer

March 14 , Tuesday, 7:30- to 8:30pm  Parent meeting for new Scout families at Troop 373

March 18 Sat.  12 Noon for 1 1/2 hours.   Rummage Clean up,  noon.  in  Pritchard Hall flyer

March 25  to 26  (note date) Sat. to Sunday, Pre Camporee, ONC 8:00am, back ONC 1pm at Crystal Lake  Flyer

New Date TBA  Tenderfoot camp new Scouts  Sat. to Sunday, Pre Camporee, ONC 1:30pm, back ONC 1pm at Crystal Lake Flyer

April   1   Troop Fishing Trip, Details at Troop meetings.  New

April 8    2pm SMCC  Eagle Court of Honor  Thomas Castro and Danny Garcia  New -  Flyer

April 11  Troop outing 7pm - 8:30pm  - Place Bailey Canyon Wilderness Park, Due to Holy Week: Troop meeting not at SMCC, 420 West Carter Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA 91024, Meet at Bailey Canyon at 7pm  All Scouts need to bring a compass, flashlight, Scout Essentials.  Scouts will be picked up at Bailey Canyon at 8:30pm   Flyer. map to park

April 21 to 23  Camporee  Friday ONC 4pm, back Sunday ONC noon.  Flyer


May 2     COH  Court of Honor - COH in Pritchard Hall  at 7 pm,

May 13  Troop Day Hike,  Urban Hike  ONC 8am , back ONC 4pm  (Counts to Railroading MB)  Flyer

May 13   El Monte HHW Collection Event  5/13/2017 9:00am to 3:00 pm El Monte Airport, 4233 North Santa Anita Avenue, El Monte 91731

May 21  Sunday  3 pm to  6 pm,  Landscape Architecture Merit Badge  Flyer

May 27 and May 29 Sat.  & Mon. Memorial  Day  Service Project
in Sierra Madre Flyer

                 Sat  May 29, 2017   10 AM   Flags up and Monday May 29, 2017  3:00 pm flags down

June 6  Scoutmaster Conference and Board of Review  for COH,   Blue card turn in for COH.

June 10 to 11 new  Sat to Sunday. ONC at 8am Sat.  return ONC 1pm Sunday  Camp Trask. Flyer 

June 10 to 11   Sat to Sunday. ONC at 8am Sat.  return ONC 1pm Sunday   Horse Flats. Flyer 

June 10  City of Irwindale HHW Collection  6/10/2017 9:00am to 3pm   L.A. County Department of Public Works, Flood Control Maintenance Yard, 160 East Longden Ave, Irwindale 91706 (at Myrtle and Live Oak, south Monrovia) 

June 13 PLC   6pm to 7pm new    PLC -

June 13     COH  Court of Honor - COH in Pritchard Hall  at 7 pm and year end meeting.  2017 Troop dues last turn in, deadline.



June 18 to June 24  1,  2017  BSA Troop 373 Summer Camp   flyer  A Circle X Boy Scout Camp at Forest Lawn Scout Reservation 3 miles East of Lake Arrowhead, CA

July 4 Be in (or watch) the Sierra Madre 4th of July Day ParadeFlyer   flag
Morning. photo - DECLARATION -Web fun  )     #

July 4 Sierra Madre 4th of July Day Parade Be a Banner Carrier, Boy Scouts please read flyer

July 8 and July 9 2017 new   Scout E-Waste Event at SMCC Flyer

July 18-24  , 2017   Summer Backpack   Trip     Flyer


July 18,  2017  Tuesday  8:00 AM  new  Bird Study Merit Badge  Los Angeles County Arboretum  Flyer

Aug.  5,  2017 9:00:00 AM to 2:00 PM    City of Sierra Madre HHW Collection Event  at  Mariposa Parking Lot, Mariposa Ave. just west of Baldwin Ave., Sierra Madre 91024

August  15  Tuesday  7pm to 9pm new  date Annual PLC meeting at SMCC  (PLC flyer but not date and time)

August  17  Thursday  7:15pm to 9pm new   Troop 373 Parent Meeting 

Sept. 2 to 4,  2017  BSA Caravan  Labor Day  Weekend  at Holcomb Valley Sat. to Monday. Flyer

Sept. 5,  2017  First Troop
Meeting of Fall Scout Year, 7:00pm 


Sept. 9,  2017  Sat.   9am to 2:30pm Patrol Leader Training, open to all Troop Scouts (we hope you will be leader now or in the future) at SMCC. Free Lunch.  

Sept 10  2017 Wood Badge Reunion     Sun 9 AMTrask Scout Reservation · Monrovia

Sept. 12 Troop meeting 7pm



Sept. 19 Troop meeting 7pm
Sept. 19 PLC meeting 6m (no Dave S)
September 19, 7:30 - 8:30, Parent committee Meeting

Sept. 23  Troop Day Sports Event. Sat.    Hamilton Park,   3680 Cartwright St, Pasadena, CA 91107  Flyer

Sept. 26 Troop meeting 7pm

Sept 30 Troop 373 Sat. Hike Day - For all Troop 373 Scouts.   Flyer

Oct 1      Sunday    Textiles Merit Badge  flyer  2:30pm to  5:30pm


Oct 3   COH  Court of Honor - COH in Pritchard Hall  at 7 pm

Oct. 8   Sunday Salesmanship Merit Badge  from 6:30-8:30pm. Class at SMCC. Flyer

Oct.  10
Troop meeting 7pm

Oct.  17 Troop meeting 7pm
Oct.  17  PLC 6pm
Oct. 17 6:30pm new Optional pancake tickets sales, with Assistant Scout Masters hope you can come if not in the PLC.

Oct.  21 to 22  Sat. 8am to  Sunday noon, Back Packing trip,  to Little Jimmy from Islip Saddle.  This hike is open to all scouts within the troop.  It is only 1 1/2 miles in length with minimal elevation gain.  Depart and return at SMCC. Flyer 

Oct.  24 Troop meeting 7pm   and POPCORN orders due, with prize selection Popcorn Order Sheet Turn in !  Flyer

Oct. 28
  Sat.  Fall Harvest Fest at SMCC  Service Project, Scouts needed to help in Game Booth ! 4 to 6 pm    Flyer

Oct.  31 NO Troop meeting

Nov.   4   Sat.    Troop 373  Pancake Breakfast,   8am to 10 am, at Sierra Madre Congregational Church in Pritchard Hall. Flyer.  Plus Scouting Heritage Displays and Museum,  counts toward Scouting Heritage Merit Badge. Troop Parents and Scouts needed to help with Pancake Breakfast.       Set up starts at 6:30am - Need help with clean up at the end.

Nov 5.  
Sunday Scouting Heritage Merit Badge  6:30pm to 8:30pm  Flyer

Nov. 5  Sunday Boy Scout Troop Christmas Trees start at SMCC     Scouts need to help at 9am to 9:30 and 10:30 to 10:45am


Nov. 5, 2017  Sun.    Daylight Savings (Set Clocks back One Hour Sat night)  Link link 2 First Sunday of November

Nov.  7 Troop meeting 7pm

November 11  Friday Veterans day new     Caleb Strong’s   Eagle Scout Project start time 7:30 am flyer

November 11  Sat  2 to 4pm    Please pick up your Popcorn at 160  West Sierra Madre Blvd. SMCC.

Nov. 12  Sunday Boy Scout Troop Christmas Trees at SMCC     Scouts need to help at 9am to 9:30 and 10:30 to 10:45am


Nov.  14 Troop meeting 7pm     and Deadline for 2018 Dues Payment.
Nov.  14  PLC 6pm


Nov. 19  Sunday Boy Scout Troop Christmas Trees at SMCC     Scouts need to help at 9am to 9:30 and 10:30 to 10:45am

Nov.  21  NO Troop meeting

Saturday Nov. 25 Troop 373 helps at Sierra Madre's Winter Village Festival  downtown SM from 4pm to 8pm, help at Bank of the West, 100 W Sierra Madre Blvd, Sierra Madre, CA 91024 ,  also with  Troop Christmas Trees 

 

    Nov.  28  NO Troop meeting


December 2  Sat.  new 
Jordan Ritchie Eagle Scout Project start time 7:30 am flyer

Dec 3  Tree pick up and deliver, Sunday afternoon. Helpers Needed, Parent with Trucks for Roof to rack to help delver Trees !
 
Dec. 5  Troop 373 Christmas Party   SMCC.  ONC (bring one new can of food for the SMCC pantry) 7pm to 8:30pm Tues. Flyer
 
December 9 Sat.  new Gabriel Roby's Eagle Project  between 8:00 am - 4:00 pm  flyer

December 16 Sat.  new  Jordan Ritchie Eagle Scout Project start time 7:30 am flyer


2018


Jan  2 NO Troop meeting

Jan.  9 Troop meeting Start 7pm

Jan.  16 Troop meeting 7pm
Jan.  16    PLC 6pm

Jan 20  
Sat.  8:00 am to 4:00 pm  New  Jeremiah’s Eagle Scout  Project  flyer

Jan. 21    Sunday  2:30 pm to 5:45pm  Archeology  Merit Badge  NOTE  must RSVP.  Class is in 160 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. SM CA 91024   Class is full no new sign-ups.   flyer


Jan.  23 Troop meeting 7pm

Jan 26 to 28, 2018      Joshua Tree  camping at  SHEEP PASS GROUP Camp Site #G1.  flyer

Jan.  30 Troop meeting 7pm      Deadline for Blue cards for COH.

February 3, 2018 new   Sat.  8:00 am to 4:00 pm   Jeremiah’s Eagle Scout  Project at Arboretum flyer

Feb. 6   COH  Court of Honor - COH in Pritchard Hall  at 7 pm

Feb. 11, Sunday 3pm  Unknown Scout Ceremony  Sierra Madre Memorial Park  flyer

Feb. 13 Troop meeting 7pm

February 16, 2018 new   Sat.  9:00 am to noon   Jeremiah’s Eagle Scout  Project at Arboretum flyer


Feb 17 - 18   Canceled due to low turn out       Troop  Campout Sat. to Sunday   9am to noon at at Fort Tejon Flyer

Feb. 20 Troop meeting 7pm    - and OA elections
Feb. 20    PLC 6pm

Feb. 27 Troop meeting 7pm and  Receive new Scouts at Blue and Gold 8pm


March 6 Troop meeting 7pm
March 6 New Scout Parent Meeting 7:15pm  Second Floor above Cub Scouts. No RSVP needed, one parent needed to attend. Both welcomed.

March 10th, 8:30am to 4:30pm Evan Castro’s Eagle Project,  Arcadia Wilderness Park Flyer

March 10 Sat 9 AMFirestone Scout ReservationBrea
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (S11)


March 11, 2018 Sun.    Daylight Savings (Set Clocks head One Hour Sat night)  (second Sunday in March) [ Check your Smoke detectors batteries, Clean your Frig's grills (found under or in back)] ends Nov., 2018 Link link 

March  13 Troop meeting 7pm

Note New Camp Start Time!
March 17-18  Sat  8am  to Sunday 11am Pre Camporee campout, Please RSVP for this camping event.  Camp Trask.   flyer
and
March 17-18
 Friday to Sat  First Year Scout Tenderfoot Camp RSVP to Mr. Sargent. Flyer


March 20 Troop meeting 7pm
March 
20 PLC 6pm

March 24  Sat. 8am  
to 10am New Service Project at SMCC.  Meet at normal Tuesday spot.

March 27  Troop outing 7pm - 8:30pm  - Place Bailey Canyon Wilderness Park, Due to Holy Week: Troop meeting not at SMCC, 420 West Carter Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA 91024, Meet at Bailey Canyon at 7pm  All Scouts need to bring a compass, flashlight, Scout Essentials.  Scouts will be picked up at Bailey Canyon at 8:30pm   Flyer. map to park

March 30   Good Friday 

April 1  Easter 


April 3   COH  Court of Honor - COH in Pritchard Hall  at 7 pm

April 3 and 4, new Allen Wong’s Eagle Project from 9:00 am to  4:00 pm.   ( Tuesday  and  Wednesday ) Flyer
 April  6  new
Allen Wong’s Eagle Project From 9:00 am to  9:30 pm.  ( Friday )  Flyer

April 10 Troop meeting 7pm

April 15, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm, , new Pulp and Paper Merit Badge Class  Flyer

April 17 Troop meeting 7pm
April 17  PLC 6pm

April 20-22  Friday to Sat.  CamporeeFlyer  Marshall Canyon Regional Park in La Verne, California

April 24 Troop meeting 7pm

May 1  Troop meeting 7pm
May 8  Troop meeting 7pm

May 12  Rained out - Mud out   Troop Day Hike  Sat.  Eaton Canyon.  7:30am   Flyer

May 15  
Troop meeting 7pm
May 15    PLC 6pm

May 22  Troop meeting 7pm

May 26, 1:00 - 5:00  NEW Troop Day Hike  Sat.  Eaton Canyon.   Flyer

May 26 and May 28, Sat. 10 am to Noon. & Mon. Memorial  Day  Service Project in Sierra Madre Flyer

May 29   NEW Troop meeting 7pm

June 5  Troop meeting 7pm  and Troop Elections

June 9  Sat.  Dave Clancy Eagle Project  NEW  Flyer
June 12   COH  Court of Honor - COH in  in Pritchard Hall  at 7 pm

June 19   7:15pm Parents Meeting Tuesday  NEW  Flyer

June 23   Sat 8am Troop Day event  Hike and  Geology (optional:  Geology Merit Badge Class) NEW  Flyer

June 26  Pre Circle X  Camp meeting  7pm normal Spot at SMCC.


July 4 Be in (or watch) the Sierra Madre 4th of July Day ParadeFlyer   
Morning. photo - DECLARATION -Web fun  )     #

July 4 Sierra Madre 4th of July Day Parade Be a Banner Carrier, Boy Scouts please read flyer

July 8 Sat.   New  Ben Deveau’s eagle Project  Flyer

Summer Camp - New

July  8-14,  
2018    Sunday to Sat.  Circle X Ranch- Camp Big Horn at HESR Summer Resident Camp Week 5  $405 Flyer


July 21   Sat.
NEW Aram's Eagle Project  Flyer 
 
(July 21, 2018 Sat. The Greater Los Angeles Area Council  Religious Diversity Hike VII  Saturday,     Hike Flyer )

July 27 at   2:30pm   Note NEW Date and Time !!!!!   Friday Service Project  Sat Noon. 2:30pm for 1 1/2 hours. SMCC  Rummage Clean up in  Pritchard Hall flyer

August  4, 2018  New Saturday  3 pm Eagle Court of Honor For Jeremiah Schwind Reception following ceremony   Flyer

August  14, 2018 Tuesday new  7:15pm to 9pm    Troop 373 Parent Meeting 

August  21, 2018  Tuesday new 7pm to 9pm  Annual PLC meeting at SMCC  (PLC flyer but not date and time)

Sept. 1 to 3,  2018   BSA Caravan  Labor Day  Weekend  at Camp Trask   Sat. to Monday. flyer     


Troop 373 meetings are at SMCC on the Tuesdays at 7:00PM (unless noted as other below ).
Sept. 4,  2018  First Troop Meeting of Fall Scout Year, 7:00pm 

Sept.  4, 2018 Popcorn Sales Starts , Take Orders  Flyer   

Sept . 8  Sat.  NEW     Eagle Project    Jacob Henderson’s  Eagle Project  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM   Flyer

September 9, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM NEW     Eagle Project    Jacob Henderson’s  Eagle Project    Flyer

Sept 9, Sunday Salesmanship Merit Badge  flyer

Sept 11, 2018 Tuesday   7:15pm to 9pm    Troop 373 Parent Meeting   Blue Card Turn in date

Sept  18    COH  Court of Honor - COH in Pritchard Hall  at 7 pm

Sept. 15  Sat. Show and Sell starts for Popcorn Sales Flyer TBA


Sept. 29, 2018  New info  CANCELED  low turn out - RSVP Sat.   Dino-Fest at Natural History Museum.  Be at Goldine Villa Train Station at 8:30am, We will be back at station at 5pm (Note Change, not Miramar)  Day Event. Be ready to buy or fill tap card for trip.

Oct.  13, 2018  Sat. Troop  Service Project   Water District Educational Event   Location:   Arcadia Regional Park  Be are Park at 8am to help with setup. Note new start time 8am   Flyer  

Oct 14, Sunday Collection Merit Badge Class Flyer

Oct.  16 Troop meeting 7pm   and POPCORN orders due, with prize selection Popcorn Order Sheet Turn in !  Flyer

October 20, 21        Backpack trip  from  Chantry Flats to Hoegee Campground *open to all scouts, or Sprucegrove for older scouts.  NEED leaders and parent to attend.  RSVP to Scoutmaster ...    Flyer 

Nov.   10   Sat.    Troop 373  Pancake Breakfast,   8am to 10 am, at Sierra Madre Congregational Church in Pritchard Hall. Flyer
Plus Scouting Heritage Displays and Museum,  counts toward
Scouting Heritage Merit Badge on Nov 11, see belove.
Troop 373 Parents and Scouts needed to help with
Pancake Breakfast.  Set up starts at 6:30am - Need help with clean up at the end.

November 10  Sat  1 to 3pm   Troop 373 Please pick up your Popcorn at 160A  West Sierra Madre Blvd. SMCC.

Nov 11.   Sunday Scouting Heritage Merit Badge, open to all Boy Scouts  6:30pm to 8:30pm  Flyer

2018

November 17-18              Ft. Tejon  Camping  Flyer  

November    20            No Meeting

Nov. 24,  Sat.    
Sierra Madre  Winter Village Festival Event    Serive Project and Sales Booth, read  Flyer

Nov.  22 Thanksgiving  day flag

November    27   7pm  Normal Troop Meeting   (last till Jan 8)     2019 Troop Dues Deadline

Dec. 4  Troop 373 Christmas Party   SMCC.  ONC (bring one new can of food for the SMCC pantry) 7pm to 8:30pm Tues. Flyer