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T. Brady Saunders

The Abraham & William Cooper Memorial Branch

Location
20 Washington Ave
Colonial Beach , VA    22443-2337

Branch Manager
Kitty Norris

804-224-0921

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Phone:

804-224-0921

Fax:

804-224-133 0

Hours of Operation

 

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CLOSED

 

 

MONDAY

CLOSED

 

 

TUESDAY/THURSDAY

1 - 9 PM

 

 

WEDNESDAY

1-5 PM

 

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9 AM-5 PM

 

 

SATURDAY

9 AM-1 PM  

BSA TROOP 258 CBVA IS SEARCHING FOR MERIT BADGE COUNSELORS...

 

CALL SCOUTMASTER FRANK ALGER, JR OR COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON KITTY NORRIS TO LEARN ABOUT THIS FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY TO HELP TRAIN OUR LEADERS OF TOMORROW.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MONTHLY TROOP PROGRAMS

 

 

SEPTEMBER

2006

SAFETY

 

 

OCTOBER

2006

NATURE

 

 

NOVEMBER

2006

BUSINESS

 

 

DECEMBER

2006

FIRST AID

 

 

JANUARY

2007

WINTER CAMPING

 

 

FEBRUARY

2007

CITIZENSHIP

 

 

MARCH

2007

PHYSICAL FITNESS

 

 

APRIL

2007

FORESTRY

 

 

MAY

2007

LEADERSHIP

 

 

JUNE

2007

SPECIAL COOKING

 

 

JULY

2007

BACKPACKING

 

 

AUGUST

2007

AQUATICS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED. Parents please volunteer for positions within the Troop. See or call Scoutmaster Frank Alger, Jr. or Committee Chairperson Kitty Norris. We would like to have at least one parent from each Scouting Family on the committee. Many hands make lighter work.

The Troop Committee's primary responsibilities are supporting the Scoutmaster in delivering a quality troop program and handling troop administration.

Positions Available:

Secretary 

  • Keep minutes of meetings and send out committee meeting notices.
  • Handle publicity.
  • Prepare a family newsletter of troop events and activities.
  • Conduct the troop resource survey.
  • Plan for family night programs and family activities.
  • At each meeting, report the minutes of the previous meeting.

Treasurer (Finance/Records)  

  • Handle all troop funds. Pay bills on the recommendation of the Scoutmaster and authorization of the troop committee
  • Maintain checking and savings accounts
  • Train and supervise the troop scribe in record keeping.
  • Keep adequate records in the Troop/Team Record Book.
  • Supervise the camp savings plan.
  • Lead in the preparation of the annual troop budget.
  • Lead the Friends of Scouting campaign.
  • Report to the troop at each meeting
  • Keep adequate records of expenses

Outdoor/Activities Coordinator

  • Help in securing permission to use camping sites.
  • Serve as transportation coordinator.
  • Ensure a monthly outdoor program.
  • Promote the National Camping Award.
  • Promote, through family meetings, attendance at troop campouts, camporees, and summer camp to reach the goal of one outing per month.
  • Secure tour permits for all troop activities.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.

Advancement Coordinator

  • Encourage Scouts to advance in rank
  • Work with the troop scribe to maintain all Scout advancement records.
  • Arrange quarterly troop boards of review and courts of honor.
  • Develop and maintain a merit badge counselor list
  • Make a prompt report on the correct form to the council service center when a troop board of review is held. Secure badges and certificates
  • Work with the troop librarian to build and maintain a troop library of merit badge pamphlets.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.

Chaplain

  • Provide a spiritual tone for troop meetings and activities.
  • Give guidance to the chaplain aide.
  • Promote regular participation of each member in the activities of the religious organization of his choice.
  • Visit homes of Scouts in time of sickness or need.
  • Encourage Boy Scouts to earn their appropriate religious emblems.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting

Training Coordinator

  • Ensure troop leaders and committee members have opportunities for training.
  • Maintain an inventory of up-t0-date training materials, videotapes, and other training resources.
  • Work with the district training team in scheduling Fast Start training for all new leaders.
  • Be responsible for BSA Youth Protection training within the troop.
  • Encourage periodic junior leader training within the troop and a the council and national levels.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.

Equipment Coordinator   

  • Supervise and help the troop procure camping equipment.
  • Work with the quartermaster on inventory and proper storage and maintenance of all troop equipment.
  • Make periodic safety checks on all troop camping gear, and encourage troops in safe use of all outdoor equipment.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.

General: New Training Modules - Posted by Frank on Friday, August 18, 2006

If you haven't seen them, scouting.org has a host of training materials online at http://www.scouting.org/boyscouts/supplemental/index.html.

Included on there:

  • Orientation for New Boy Scout Parents

  • Selecting Quality Leaders

  • Board of Review Training

  • Planning and Conducting a Safe Scout Outing

  • Scoutmaster Conference Training

  • The Order of the Arrow and Your Troop

  • Geocaching to Promote Scouting

  • Supporting Scouts With ADHD

 

 ORGANIZATIONS SUPPORTING SCOUTING IN CBVA

Your Hometown Radio Station for Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Caroline, King George and Westmoreland.

VFW Post No 10574

107 Hawthorne St, Colonial Beach, VA

Tel: (804) 224-9510

 

 

VIRGINIA

SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

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JAMES MONROE CHAPTER

 

 

American Legion

Post No 148
27 Colonial Ave
Colonial Beach, VA 22443
(804) 224-0718

 

 

 

Lions Club

717 Marshall Ave
Colonial Beach, VA 22443
(804) 214-9655

 


Elks Lodge

No. 2666
719 Ferry Landing
Colonial Beach, VA 22443
(804) 224-0364


 

Colonial Beach Moose Lodge

No 1267
4780 James Monroe Hwy
Colonial Beach, VA 22443
(804) 224-0931

 

 

 

Colonial Beach Masonic Lodge No. 199

500 Washington Ave., Colonial Beach, VA

22443

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fraternal

Order of Eagles


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