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Tuesday 9/5/2023
7:00pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Sanctuary
Kickoff Meeting for Troop 407 2023-2024 Scouting Year (Mark)
Wear your full Class A uniform.  Let's start this year looking sharp!
This will be an important information sharing time for everyone planning to be involved in Troop 407 during this coming year.
All Scouts must bring: 
  • At least one parent, preferably both.
  • $210 annual dues: make checks to "Troop 407, BSA" or pay through the event on  TroopTrack.
  • Any changed information for your Scout Profile. Please update TroopTrack online and make sure that all information in your profile is complete.
  • If you did not attend summer camp with us this year, a new complete Annual Health and Medical Record.
Saturday 9/9
9am - 9pm
Huntington Beach Beach Day & Bike Ride (Mark)
Join all of your troop friends for a day and evening at the beach. Some will drive, some will ride bikes, all will have fun! Those who are interested will start at The Pond in Anaheim and ride the Santa Ana River Trail to Huntington Beach. We will gather at Huntington Beach for play, a burger and dog BBQ, and s'mores. Bring the whole family. Register for the BBQ online. We need committment from some parents to go early and claim a fire pit and some to make the food happen.
Tuesday 9/12
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Registration fee deadline
SPL Elections
Service Patrol duties
Patrol adjustments
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00
Patrol Leader elections
Patrol name discussion
Tuesday 9/19
6:30pm - 7:10pm
CUCC
Basement
Patrol Leaders' Council meeting (SPL)
SPL, ASPL, all PLs, Scribe, SM, ASMs and all scouts holding a position of responsibility for advancement.
Come prepared with lots of ideas for exciting meetings.
Tuesday 9/19
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Patrol introductions
Tents & patrol equipment
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00
Campout prep
Load trailer
Friday 9/22 5pm
Sunday 9/24 4pm
El Capitan State Beach Beach Campout at Ocean Mesa at El Capitan (Mark).
Maximum of 60 people. Sign up on Members Site.
Tuesday 9/26
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Greenery Sales Kickoff (Ali)
Best Dressed Patrol
Flag Protocol
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00
Unload trailer
Court of Honor prep
Thursday 9/28
7:15pm - 8:15pm
Zoom Parent meeting (Terri)
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please come share your ideas and experience.
Tuesday 10/3
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Court of Honor rehearsal
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00
Court of Honor prep
Tuesday 10/10
7:00pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Sanctuary
Court of Honor
Come celebrate the achievements of our Scouts and enjoy the awards and some unique entertainment from our patrols with all of the Troop families.
Tuesday 10/17
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Best Dressed Patrol
Backpacking Fundamentals
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00
Campout prep
Saturday 10/21 8:30am
Sunday 10/22 3pm
Joshua Tree NP This will be a short (2.5 mile) and mostly level beginning backpack trip to a primitive (no facilities) camp in "The Maze" surrounded by Joshua Tree's famous "velcro" rocks. We will leave Saturday morning and return Sunday afternoon. Backpack cooking by patrol.
Tuesday 10/24
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Greenery order turn in (Ali & Jim)
Bring your hard copy order forms, address forms, and checks.
Water boiling competition
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00
Equipment return
Dutch Oven planning
Thursday 10/26
7:15pm - 8:15pm
Zoom Parent meeting (Terri)
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please come share your ideas and experience.
Tuesday 10/31
  No meeting due to Halloween
Tuesday 11/7
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Dutch Oven Cookoff
6:30: Cookoff prep
7:15: Cookoff and costume contest
8:15: Awards and cleanup
Friday 11/10 10-4
Saturday 11/11 10-4
Pilgrim Place Service project to help with activities at the Pilgrim Place Festival.
We will have teams helping at the Squiggles booth and at the Mayflower ship ride.
See TroopTrack for details and shift signups.
Saturday 11/11
11:00am - noon
Memorial Park
Flag Pole
Veterans Day Celebration. ( ??? )
Join the American Legion, Veterans, and other Claremont Scouts in honoring our veterans.
Tuesday 11/14
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Order of the Arrow presentation and elections.
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00
Campout prep and packing
Friday 11/17 5pm
Sunday 11/19 1pm
Firestone Scout Reservation Pumpkin Smash. Fun, camporee-style event at Firestone Scout Reservation where all competitions involve destroying pumpkins in creative ways. (Mark)
Sunday 11/19
8-9, noon-1
CUCC Service Project for our Chartering Organization
Setup and teardown tables and chairs for Thanksgiving event on Cree Memorial Plaza.
Tuesday 11/21   No meeting due to school break
Tuesday 11/28
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15

Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00

Thursday 11/30
7:15pm - 8:15pm
Zoom Parent meeting (Terri)
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please come share your ideas and experience.
Friday 12/1
6:00pm - 10:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Video Scavenger Hunt (Mark).
P408 Webelos families will be joining us for this event.
Get flyer.
Saturday 12/2
9:30pm - 11:00pm
10:30pm - midnight
Ontario Ice Rink Broom Ball (Mark). Two sessions: 10-11 for younger, less experienced players; 11-midnight for older, more experienced players.
Tuesday 12/5
7:15pm - 9:00pm
Meet at La Verne Target Christmas shopping for adopted family (Ali)
We need adult shoppers to help with this event.
Tuesday 12/12
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Game of Destruction
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00

Tuesday 12/19
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Troop meeting.
Greenery money turn-in. (Terri, Ali, & Ha)
Put cash and checks in an envelope. Write your name and the total amount contained on the envelope.
If you have any question about the expected amount, contact Jim or Ali
All greenery money is due by this date!
Gift wrapping
Greenery Sales Celebration (Ali)
Tuesday 12/26   No meeting due to school break
Tuesday 1/2/2024   No meeting due to school break
Tuesday 1/9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Winter Injuries
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00

Saturday 1/13
8:30am - 1:00pm
Barrett Stoddard Truck Trail Stoddard Peak Hike.
Easy hike of 6 miles, 1200 feet of climbing in roughly 4 hours. Mostly dirt roads with some mild bushwhacking. The Stoddard waterfall on San Antonio Creek includes an old paved road and a small scramble, which we may visit after hiking to the peak depending on water flow.
Tuesday 1/16
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Protocols for Troop Activities
Scout Karaoke Parody
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00

Tuesday 1/23
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Patrol box cleaning and inventory
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00
Campoout prep & load trailer
Thursday 1/25
7:15pm - 8:15pm
Zoom Parent meeting (CC)
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please come share your ideas and experience.
Friday 1/26 5:00pm
Sunday 1/28 4:00pm
Joshua Tree N.P. Campout at Indian Cove Campground, Joshua Tree National Park. (Mark)
This is a great car-camping trip featuring patrol cooking, rock scrambling, orienteering, and plenty of time for advancement.
Tuesday 1/30
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Chaparral Lanes, San Dimas Bowling. (Mark)
Since the church basement is under renovation, we are going bowling.
Please join us at Chaparral Lanes, 400 W Bonita Ave, San Dimas CA 91773 (909-592-2772).
The troop is covering the cost of the lanes. Just bring $5 to rent your bowling shoes. Check in at 7:00. Lanes will be open 7:30 - 8:30.
Tuesday 2/6
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Kingman Chapel
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
SPL nominations
Rocket building
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00
Rocket building
Sunday 2/11
8:00am, noon
CUCC
Cree Plaza
Service project for our Chartering Organization. (JKM)
Setup and teardown tables and chairs for Fat Tuesday celebration. Setup 8:00 - 8:30am. Teardown 12:00 - 12:30pm.
Tuesday 2/13
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Kingman Chapel
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
SPL speeches and election
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00
Patrol Leader elections
Campoout prep & load trailer
Friday 2/16 5:00pm
Sunday 2/18 4:00pm
Corn Springs Campout at Corn Springs, a BLM campground in the desert about 40 miles this side of Arizona border.
The Corn Springs Campground is located deep in a canyon of the Chuckwalla Mountains. Situated adjacent to a stand of California fan palms, this oasis supports abundant wildlife and is an important stopping place for migratory birds. Corn Springs was a major occupation site of prehistoric Native American Indian groups.
Each scout will be given a model rocket kit to build during two scout meetings prior to the campout. Rockets will then be launched during the campout.
Tuesday 2/20
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC Sanctuary Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Scout Sunday rehearsal
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00

Sunday 2/25
9:00am-11:30am
CUCC
Sanctuary
Scout Sunday (JKM).  All scouts are expected to attend to show support and thanks to our sponsoring church.
We will attend the 10am service as a group in full, neat, dress Class A uniform. We will all act as ushers and greeters before the service and some of us will participate as acolytes, readers, musicians, and leading the Children's Celebration. We are hosting the "coffee" after the service so plan to stay until about 11:30.
Tuesday 2/27
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Kingman
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Introduction of new PLC
Best Dressed Patrol competition
"What is This?" presentations
Troop game
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00
Unload trailer
Thursday 2/29
7:15pm - 8:15pm
Zoom Parent meeting (CC)
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please come share your ideas and experience.
Tuesday 3/5
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Cancelled due to Open House at CHS.
Tuesday 3/12
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Temporary change of meeting location to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1700 N Towne Ave.
Meeting in conjunction with Troop 402
Itroductions and facility tour.
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00

Tuesday 3/19
6:30pm - 9:00pm
GSLC Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
"Get to know Good Shepherd" Scavenger Hunt
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00

Tuesday 3/26
6:30pm - 9:00pm
GSLC Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Pioneering-style camp gadgets
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00

Thursday 3/28
7:15 - 8:15pm
Zoom Parent meeting (CC)
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please come share your ideas and experience.
Tuesday 4/2
6:30am-5:00pm
Snow Valley Mountain Resort Snow board and ski trip. This is not a merit badge activity, just a fun day in the snow. (Mark)
See more details and register on TroopTrack.
Tuesday 4/2
No Meeting - CUSD Spring Break.
Tuesday 4/9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
GSLC Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Order of the Arrow elections
Camporee preparation
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00

Tuesday 4/16
6:30pm - 9:00pm
GSLC Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Camporee preparation: Creating the Model Campsite
Court of Honor signups
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00

Tuesday 4/23
6:30pm - 9:00pm
GSLC Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Camporee preparation
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00

Thursday 4/25
7:15pm - 8:15pm
Zoom Parent meeting (CC)
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please come share your ideas and experience.
Friday 4/26 5:00pm
Sunday 4/28 noon
Firestone San Gabriel Valley District Camporee.
Tuesday 4/30
6:30pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Sanctuary
Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Court of Honor rehearsal
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00

Tuesday 5/7
7:15pm - 8:30pm
CUCC
Sanctuary
Court of Honor
Come celebrate the achievements of our Scouts and enjoy the awards and some unique entertainment from our patrols with all of the Troop families.
Tuesday 5/14
6:30pm - 9:00pm
GSLC Troop meeting: 7:15-8:15
Summer Camp class registration, Knot Hide & Seek
Patrol meetings: 6:30-7:15 or 8:15-9:00
Campout prep
Friday 5/17 5:00pm
Sunday 5/19 noon
Sawtooth Canyon Cancelled due to lack of interest
Tuesday 5/21
6:30pm - 9:00pm
GSLC Pre-Meetings & Setup: 6:30-7:15
Troop meeting: 7:15-9:00
First Aid Challenge. Come participate in this extremely fun multi-disaster scenario dreamed up by our own E.R. Doc and facilitated by a large team of volunteer adults.
Tuesday 5/28
6:30pm - 9:00pm
GSLC Pre-Meetings & Setup: 6:30-7:15
Troop meeting: 7:15-9:00
Cookoff Challenge. Come participate in this patrol Cookoff Challenge modeled after The Great British Bake Off.
Thursday 5/30
7:15pm - 8:15pm
Zoom Parent meeting (CC)
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please come share your ideas and experience.
Tuesdays
6/1 - 8/31
Regular Tuesday night meetings will not be held during June, July & August.
Please check this site often for information regarding Troop day or evening activities during the summer.
Tuesday 6/4
7:00pm - 9:00pm
TBD Patrol Meetings as you wish. Patrol Leaders and Advisors should decide with their patrols whether to meet or not, what time, and where.
The Upper Room at CUCC is reserved for us from 7:00pm - 9:00pm if you wish to meet there.
Tuesday 6/11
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Memorial Park Games in the park.
Come to Memorial Park for games and dessert. If you have stuff that can be used for group games, please bring it along.
Tuesday 6/18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Chaparral Lanes Bowling. Come join your scouting friends for some fun at Chaparral Lanes, 400 W Bonita Ave, San Dimas, CA 91773.
Thursday 6/27
7:00pm - 9:00pm
CUCC Final Summer Camp preparation meeting. (Mark & Chris)
Everybody attending summer camp with the troop should attend this meeting. Youth should bring a parent. All final paperwork must be turned in.
Note that this meeting is on Thursday, not Tuesday, and it is at CUCC.
Saturday 6/29
6:30am - 9:00am
Memorial Park Service project to help with the Claremont Freedom 5000 Fun Run. (Beth Mideiros)
Thursday 7/4
8:45am - 11:30am
Memorial Park Help with the Fourth of July flag raising ceremony and then walk in the parade with all of the Claremont scouts. (Ali)
Sun 7/7 -
Sat 7/13
Camp Big Horn Summer Camp. (Mark)
Join us for an awesome week of fun and advancement at summer camp.
Sunday 7/14
8:00am, 12:30pm
CUCC Service project for our Chartering Organization. (JKM)
Setup and teardown tables and chairs for Church Picnic. Setup 7:30 - 9:30am. Teardown 12:30 - 1:30pm.
Sat 7/20 -
Sun 7/28
NE Nevada High Adventure Trek. (Mark)
Saturday 8/10
TBA
TBA Recruiting event with Pack 408.
Run a fun activity for the cubs of Pack 408.
Tuesday 9/3/2024
7:00pm - 9:00pm
CUCC
Basement
Kickoff Meeting for Troop 407 2024-2025 Scouting Year
Wear your full Class A uniform.  Let's start this year looking sharp!
This will be an important information sharing time for everyone planning to be involved in Troop 407 during this coming year.  Every youth must bring at least one parent. (Mark)


Updated 5/30/2024