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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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Time to Sign Up for Summer Camp @ Camp Geronimo - June 19-26

Posted by rhetrick on Apr 2 2021 - 7:08pm

Right now we have a date for a week at Camp Geronimo -- June 19-26, but we have not made reservations because we don't know who or how many are planning to go.

 
We need both youth and adults planning to go to sign up on the Troop website.  In your comments let us know which program you are interested in -- Traditional merit badges, Brownsea Island, or Spade Ranch High Advent (for 13-1/2 and up).

We would leave Saturday morning, June 19, and return Saturday afternoon June 26.  We would get to camp a day before programs start and would handle our own food until Sunday evening meal.  We'd find a way to use that time very well.  There are 4 different programs offered, each with different prices, which include our trip fee and food before camp starts.  Some programs may have additional fees, such as ammunition, craft projects,  and horse riding fees.

NOTE:  Camperships (form attached) are still possible and it's possible to pay for a big part of camp by volunteering for the Memorial Day and Flag Day (June 14) fundraisers.  The cost to you (or your family) can be a LOT less than the numbers that you see below.

Merit Badge Program - $400  Traditional Summer Camp Merit Badge opportunities to work on over 30 different merit badges.  Video:

Brownsea Island Program - $400  Ideal for Scouts new to Scouts BSA, with main focus on completing Scout Rank, Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class rank requirements, as well as a good orientation to the way Scouts BSA works.  There is also an opportunity to earn the First Aid and Swimming Merit Badges. Video:

Spade Ranch Adventure - $525  Scouts 13.5+ spend a week on high adventure activities like caving, ATV, canyoneering, mountain biking, and rock climbing.  From Sunday until Friday you will be encamped with others in this program.  (Adults can also do this for $500).  Video:

Adults - $150 for full week, $75 for half.

There will be an opportunity for need-based Grand Canyon Council camperships, for up to 50%.  We'll make the forms available soon.  Presently the Troop Campership fund is fairly low, so it can't be depended on unless we get some donations.  Remember that the first question before awarding camperships is "What have you done to earn at least part of the costs for Summer Camp", so participation in fundraisers such as our Flag program is a good starting place on figuring out how to pay.

To reserve our spots we will need to submit down payments and/or campership applications (attached) and a commitment to the two upcoming fundraisers.  We need this by Monday, April 5.  Please sign up on the web site if interested.  We'll collect payments at the next couple meetings and/or work with you.  Notice that with opportunities to do flags on  Memorial Day May 23, you can earn money that will go a long way toward covering your costs.  Whatever you have earned from Flags between Flag Day 2020 and Flag Day 2020 will be added to your account before camp.

Safety:  For Summer Camp 2020 Camp Geronimo operated very safely with a rigorous set of protocols to make summer camp healthy, and they got through 4 weeks of Summer Camp without a single COVID problem.  Protocols included a lot of health checks - before entering camp and every morning, breaking the camp into smaller groups called cohorts who stuck together instead of mingling with other groups, special dining hall procedures, mask wearing, social distancing, and a lot of disinfecting.  As far as we know they will do this and more in 2021, building on proven best practices.  We will closely monitor this area  and provide updates as we learn more.

Congrats to our newest Eagle Scout - Aiden!

Posted by tking on Mar 23 2021 - 8:32am

Congratulations to Aiden for passing his Eagle Board of Review on March 18, 2021. We are very proud of his accomplishment. Great job Aiden!

YIS
Bob Dornic
ASM/Eagle Advisor

Congratulations to ASM Grant Gordon And Venturing Crew 2365

Posted by tking on Mar 13 2021 - 7:58am

Congratulations to Grant Gordon on being awarded the Venturing Crew Advisor of the Year and Venturing Crew 2365 for being awarded the Venturing Crew of the year. We are proud of you!

For questions about our Venturing Crew, contact Dr. Nguyen.

Aztec Peak Base Camp April 9th to April 11th

Posted by drideout on Mar 12 2021 - 7:28pm

                                                                      Aztec Peak Base Camp

                                                  April 9th to April 11th

The troop will be base camping in a completely new location, at the 7,700’summitt of Aztec Peak in the Sierra Ancha Mountains north of Roosevelt Lake near the Young Hwy. We will have an incredible view both day and night. The troop will be taking a hike and exploring The Devil’s Chasm wilderness and getting a look at some cliff Dwellings. This will be a good area for Map and Compass Competitions and other rank advancing activities. Plan to have your Patrol ready to entertain at the Saturday night campfire. Remember we will be at a high altitude so be prepared for some cool temperatures.

Cabin Loop Duel Route Backpack

Posted by drideout on Mar 12 2021 - 7:28pm

                                                                          

                                                                           Cabin Loop Backpack 

On the weekend of April 30thth the troop will be doing a duel rout Backpack, The shorter hike will start at the General Springs Cabin and the Fred Haught Trail, camp will be near the ruins of the Fred Haught Cabin (approximately 3.5 mile hike).  The longer hike will also start at the General Springs Cabin and hike about 17 miles ending on Highway #87, we will be overnighting near Blue Ridge Reservoir ( The long hike also has the option of doing a trek within the Cabin Loop area.).  The weather should be cool up in the rim country and with the spring rains everything should be green.  This is a great hike for first Time Backpackers

Philmont 2021 - July 8 - July 20 2021!!!

Posted by tking on Mar 8 2021 - 7:26am

PAYMENT DUE FEBRUARY 22nd 

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)

  • February 22nd, 2021 $483
  • TBD for ride $100+
  • Total amount TBD ~$1200

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/.

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