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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;
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The Troop 44 crew looking good as usual at Camp Minsi.  Be sure to check out the photo gallery to see the activities from Summer Camp 2013
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Troop 44 is chartered through the Bushkill Township Volunteer Fire Department in Bushkill Township Pennsylvania and is part of the Forks of the Delaware District and the MinsiTrails Council.  We meet in the Bushkill Township Fire Department Social Hall on every Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm (UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE IN THE TROOP CALENDAR).  The Troop meetings start promptly at 7:00 pm so plan to arrive by 6:55 pm.  Meetings last approximately 90 minutes. The fire department is located at 155 Firehouse Lane, Nazareth, PA 18064 off of Bushkill Center Road.

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Countdown to Summer Camp 2014
July 20th -
26th Camp Wanocksett NH
(Days : Hours : Minutes : Seconds)

UPCOMING EVENTS!
Events in
"GREEN" are camping outings
Departure times for trips will be coordinated via email as trip details are finalized.
Events in
RED are required attendance for new Scouts in the Scouting 101 Program

Apr 22nd -- Troop Meeting at the firehouse 7:00 pm
Apr 24th -- Green bar meeting 7pm, Firehouse
Apr 24th -- Committee Meeting 7:30 pm Firehouse
Apr 29th -- Citizenship Merit Badges
 
May 2nd - 4th -- West Point Camporee (Light Fighters)  Add me to this Event   Sign Up Sheet
May 6th -- Tent Setup and Patrol Time
May 9th - 11th -- Bike hike at Lehigh Valley Gorge, camp location Hickory Run  Add me to this Event  Sign Up Sheet
May 11th -- Fire Station Breakfast 7:00 am - noon
May 13th -- Dutch Oven Cooking
May 15th -- Green Bar meeting 7pm, Firehouse
May 20th -- First Aid Olympics
May 22nd -- Committee Meeting 7:30 pm Firehouse
May 24th -- Hike the Lehigh Valley Gorge (20 miles)
May 27th -- Water Balloon Catapults
 
Jun 3rd -- Devils Potato Patch hike, 6pm 8pm, meet at 5:30pm at the firehouse
Jun 10th -- Court of Honor & Troop Picnic, Bushkill Rec Fields, 6pm
Jun 13th - 15th -- Sandy Hook, NJ beach campout,   Add me to this Event Sign Up Sheet
Jun 19th -- Green Bar meeting 7pm, Firehouse
Jun 21st - Jul 7th -- Philmont Trip, 24 Jun 6 Jul expedition dates
June 26th -- Committee Meeting to be rescheduled
June 27th -- Cash for Trash - Iron Pigs - 7:05 pm Sign Up Sheet
June 29th -- Cash for Trash - Iron Pigs - 1:35 pm   Sign Up Sheet
 
Jul 20th - 26th -- Summer Camp, Camp Wanocksett, NH   Add me to this Event   Sign Up Sheet
Jul 23rd -- Cash for Trash - Iron Pigs - 7:05 pm  Sign Up Sheet
Jul 24th -- Green Bar meeting at Summer Camp
Jul 30th - Aug 2nd -- Bushkill Carnival at the fire station (5:30pm- 10pm Wed - Thurs; 5:30-11pm Fri - Sat)
 
Aug 3rd -- Green bar annual planning meeting, location TBD
Aug 7th - 10th -- Shenandoah National Park trip, Matthew Arms Campground Add me to this Event  Sign Up Sheet

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