Calendar 1998-1999

When Where What
Tuesday 9/1/98 
7:00pm - 8:30pm
St. Ambrose Adult Planning Meeting 
Tuesday 9/8 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Kickoff Meeting - Wear your full Class A uniform.  Bring lots of ideas for outings and activities for this coming year.  Also bring your parents, $30 annual dues, and any changes in address, health info, vehicle info, etc.
Tuesday 9/15 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Patrol Leader's Council Elections.  Come make sure you have input on the Scouts who will lead the Troop.
Tuesday 9/22 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Scoutmaster Conference.  Outing preparation: final menu planning and patrol box inspections.
Friday 9/25 6pm 
Sunday 9/27 4pm
Holcomb Valley 
Scout Ranch
Weekend campout at Holcomb Valley Scout Ranch near Big Bear.  Emphasis will be on menu planning, cooking, and patrol cooperation.
Tuesday 9/29 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Scoutmaster Conference.  Board of Review
Tuesday 10/6 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Board of Review.  Outing preparation.
Saturday 10/10 7am 
Sunday 10/11 4pm
Lake Perris 
State Park
Weekend campout at Lake Perris State Park.  Activities will include swimming, canoeing, fishing, rock climbing, bicycling.
Tuesday 10/13 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Board of Review.  Court of Honor preparation.  Parents' Meeting.
Tuesday 10/20 
6:30pm - 8:30pm
St. Ambrose Court of Honor.  Dinner and awards ceremony.
Tuesday 10/27 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose
Tuesday 11/3 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose
Tuesday 11/10 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Orienteering, First Aid.  Outing preparation.
Friday 11/13 6pm 
Sunday 11/15 4pm
San Clemente 
State Beach
Weekend campout to San Clemente State Beach.  Activities will include swimming, body surfing, sand castle building.
Tuesday 11/17 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Cooking Demonstration.  Parents' Meeting.
Tuesday 11/24 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Buddy system, packing a backpack, safe hiking, water/weight ration, equipment.
Tuesday 12/1 
6:30pm - 7:30pm
St. Ambrose Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC)
Tuesday 12/1 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Packing a backpack.  Bring packed backpack for full equipment check.
Tuesday 12/8 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Hiking: Safety, treating injuries, map use, trail protocol and courtesy. 
Service  patrol: Owls
Friday 12/11 
6:00pm - 9:30pm
Meet at 
St. Ambrose
Video Scavenger Hunt.  Put together a team that fits in a car.   Get a driver over 21 and a video camera.  Video your team carrying out a list of silly things.  Then come back for dessert and viewing of all of the videos.
Tuesday 12/15 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge, Part I. 
Service patrol: Pheasants
Tuesday 12/22 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose White elephant gift exchange with movie and refreshments. 
Service patrol: Ravens
Tuesday 12/29 No meeting. 
Tuesday 1/5 St. Ambrose Campsite Demonstration;   Corn Springs Outing Planning
Tuesday 1/12 St. Ambrose Corn Springs Safety
Friday 1/15 6pm 
Sunday 1/17 10pm
Corn Springs Campground Weekend campout at Corn Springs, off I-10 between Chiriaco Summit and Blythe.  Activities will include Riflery, Shotgun, Archery, and 4-Wheel Drive Ride. Detailed information and equipment lists.
Tuesday 1/19 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Review of Corn Springs' biggest hits and biggest bombs;  Citizenship in the Community testing;  Tenderfoot and 2nd Class advancement work
Tuesday 1/26 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose First Aid Demonstration for Tenderfoot and 2nd Class. 
Tuesday 2/2 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Song and Skit night: Two each per patrol; Backpack packing demonstration;  Dutch oven dessert.  Scoutmaster Conferences.
Sunday 2/7
9:00am - 11:00am
St. Ambrose Scout Sunday.  The entire Troop will attend the service at St. Ambrose in full, neat, Class A uniform.  All Scouts are expected to attend.
Tuesday 2/9 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Campout preparation.  Court of Honor preparation.  Board of Review.
Friday 2/12 6pm 
Sunday 2/14 4pm
Verdugo Oaks Scout Camp Campout at Verdugo Oaks Scout Camp near Castaic.  Activities will include Patrol cooking, short hikes and exploring, an archery range, and a small museum.
Tuesday 2/16 
6:30pm - 8:30pm
St. Ambrose Court of Honor.  Dinner and awards ceremony.  Bring the entire family and applaud the accomplishments of our Scouts.
Tuesday 2/23 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose First Aid Training toward First Class
Tuesday 3/2 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose First Aid merit badge (Tentative)
Tuesday 5/4 
St. Ambrose First Aid.  Instruction and Emergency situations 
Leaders: John B., Matt M., Jeremy R. 
Service patrol: Falcons
Tuesday 5/11 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Cooking Demonstration: Stove cooking (Josh J.), 
Open  fire (Matt M.), Dutch oven (Ben  J.), 
Service patrol: Owls
Friday 5/14 6pm 
Sunday 5/26 7pm
Topock Gorge, Colorado River Canoeing, Camping and Water Fun!
Tuesday 5/18 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose "Low Cope" Team Rope Work.  Patrol  carry (Matt J.), 
Patrol through rope hole (Matt M.), Five Basic knots (John B.) 
Service patrol: Pheasants 
Parent Meeting
Tuesday 5/25 
7:30pm - 9:00pm
St. Ambrose Search and rescue 
Service patrol: Hawks 
Board of Review: Contact Bill Daub
Tuesday 6/1 
La Casita Court of Honor.  Come celebrate with us as Scouts are presented the awards that they have earned over the last several months.
Tuesday 6/15 St. Ambrose Parent Meeting
Friday 6/18 6pm 
Sunday 6/20 4pm 
Lake Mead Beach Camping, Tubing, Water Skiing, Boating
August 1-7 Camp Three Falls Summer Camp