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Greetings! Troop 365 is a Scouts BSA troop for boys, ages 11-18, based in Glendale, Arizona. Our troop is chartered and meets weekly on Monday evenings.

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Interested in Scouts BSA Troop 3365 for girls, ages 11-18? Visit fb.me/BSATroop3365Glendale or contact Stephanie Russell for more information about the newly formed troop for girls partnering with Troop 365.

Interested in Cub Scouts for youth (boys and girls) under the age of 11? For Cub Scout Pack 365 information, visit https://www.facebook.com/arizonapack365/.


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If you are a current troop member (leaders, scouts, and parents), and you do not know how to log in to the web site, please contact us via this form for access.

 

Lake Pleasant

Posted by rvideen on Sep 28 2020 - 4:26pm
 
 

The Troop will be going to Lake Pleasant on  Saturday October 3rd for a day of canoeing, swimming, kayaking, and to work on the Canoeing merit badge. Those Scouts who already have the merit badge can help instruct or may swim, use the extra canoes and kayaks or fish if they choose too.  (Remember Scouts over 14 need a license) Geezers will provide a  shore line lunch. This has always been a fun trip in the past and will be a good way for us to start back at our Scouting activities.

Philmont 2021 - 2 Crews of 6 Scouts & 2 Adults July 8 - July 20 2021!!!

Posted by coless on Sep 27 2020 - 5:44pm

Payments:

How can you make payments?

Venmo: @Christopher-Oless 

Zell Pay: greenmnmom2004@Gmail.com / 623-734-0286, this is Mrs. Oless' account please email me to confirm payment (ChrisOless@Gmail.com)

Check:  I will be at the Court of Honor meeting Monday 9/28 for the first 30 minutes. 

 

  • 2nd September 28, 2020 $482
  • 3rd February 22nd, 2021 $483
  • 4th TBD for ride $100+

Scouts who will be at least 14 years of age by summer 2021 should consider our planned high adventure trip to Philmont Scout Ranch in July 2021. Mr. Oless is putting together 1 crews (6-10 scouts/2-4 adults per crew) for this adventure in July 7, 2021 to July 20, 2021 at the Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. Costs will be around $1200 per person plus travel fees and required gear. [Scholarship requests accepted for those in need - see Mrs. Buchanan].

For more information about Philmont, visit https://www.philmontscoutranch.org/.

Sign-up under Event Registration on the Right hand column on the home page.  

The Waite Phillips Scholarship is limited to $375.00 and only one scholarship is available for each crew. Mr. Oless will be applying for this scholarship for each crew to decrease overall cost to the Crew.

ATTENTION Court of Honor Date Updated

Posted by sbuchanan on Sep 20 2020 - 10:17pm

The NEXT Court of Honor will take place in person as a Troop. We will celebrate the merit badges earned at camp and individually and rank advancements. We will take care to follow current CDC guidelines which will be updated as the time nears. Scouts will sit with their family. Bring chairs. Boys will be asked to come up, retrieve their envelopes which will be sealed prior. For Rank Advancement - parents will join their scout one at a time in the front. 

Change to Monday night meeting formats

Posted by rhetrick on Sep 12 2020 - 11:44pm


For the next several Mondays, our troop will be meeting in the backyard of the Russell home. The patrols will be separated, practicing safe measures, including wearing masks, while they work on skills.  Address: 4931 W Tierra Buena Ln, Glendale.

We are asking that adults do not attend with their scouts unless they are in a leadership role. You may remain in your car, stay in the front yard or go enjoy a cup of coffee! This is just another form of safe measure. Our Court of Honor, to highlight our scouts’ successes will also be at the Russell home (more to come). Yay, Russell’s, way to volunteer! 

Alternate way to attend will be Zoom, using the info we've sent out every Monday and will send out again on Monday (not published here on public website).

 

New BSA Medical Forms - Old ones being phased out

Posted on Apr 11 2020 - 4:46pm

New BSA Medical Forms were introduced in late 2019.  You can find them attached below and also in the Files section of our website.

Note that these are fillable PDFs that allow you to type in most of the info and then print them and sign them,  You can also print out the blank form and fill it all out by hand.

Please start using this form from here on.  If you use an older form in 2020, it will be honored only until 12/31/2020.

The 680001_AB.pdf form has Parts A and B, which the Troop needs for every youth and adult for outings of 72 hours or less.Note that a photocopy of any insurance cards should be attached.

The 680001_ABC.pdf form has Parts A, B and C.  This form can cover both the 72 hours outings and any lomger outing, such as Summer Camps, NYLT, Philmont, Florida Sea Base, etc.  A photocopy of insurance forms is also needed for this form.  Part C must be signed by a Physician, Nurse Practioner (NP), or Physician's Assistant (PA).  While the Part C page is a fillable form, it's very likely that you will give the form to the Physician or NP or PA and they will do their parts by hand, and most importantly sign it.

Mrs. Buchanan will maintain the forms until (and if) a new medical form keeper is identified.  We would like everyone to turn in a new form (at least Parts A and B) starting immediately, and hold on to Part C if you can't get the physical right away.  Part C will of course be part of getting ready for any of the long term camps that are coming up.  What we want to avoid is any last minute problem on a weekend outing with youth or adults having their old forms expire, so getting new ones from everybody in January really helps.

We also strongly recommend that you give us a copy of your originals rather than trust us to have the only copy.  Stuff happens!

Help Wanted: Merit Badge Counselors

Posted on Jan 18 2020 - 1:12pm

Are you an adult that is interested in helping Scouts? Please consider becoming a Merit Badge Counselor. Merit Badge Counselors serve as both a teacher and mentor as Scouts work on a merit badge. It is a unique opportunity to serve Scouts. Volunteering as a merit badge counselor is one of the most gratifying experiences for adults in Scouting today.

STEPS IN BECOMING A MERIT BADGE COUNSELOR:

  1. READ THIS FIRST: GCC Merit Badge Counselor Guide
  2. Fully fill out an adult application. For position enter code 42. You are the only one who needs to sign it. Don’t forget to sign the disclosure authorization form.
  3. Read about the special requirements for counseling certain merit badges.
  4. Fill out the Merit Badge Counselor Information sheet which tells us which badges you would like to counsel.
  5. Youth Protection Training certificate. Create an account or log into http://my.scouting.org click on Youth Protection, on the right, then take Youth Protection Training. Save the certificate you receive from the course.
  6. Send all these forms to GCC.Membership@scouting.org or fax them to: 602-955-0570
  7. Take the on-line Merit Badge Counselor training.  To take it, log into http://my.scouting.org click on the BSA Learn Center icon on the right; click on Program; click on Scouts BSA; click on Merit Badge Counselor Training.  

If you are already a Merit Badge Counselor, please stay current by renewing your YPT every two years and by taking all of the REQUIRED online Merit Badge Counselor Trainings. See Step 7 above. All merit badge counselors need to take Merit Badge Counselor Training: (takes approximately 1 hour).

Did you read to the bottom of this message? You are awesome! Thank you! You are probably interested in Merit Badges. Terrific! The Committee is looking for someone just like you to take over the Merit Badge Coordinator position. It’s easy. Responsibilities include: Recruiting new Merit Badge Counselors, helping Merit Badge Counselors Register and keep up to date and offering Merit Badge opportunities to the Troop. Don’t worry. You’ll have help getting started. Please let the Committee Chair know if you are interested. The Scouts need you!

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