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  Boy Scouts of America Troop 39 is located in the Antelope Valley of California and is one of the oldest Troops of the Antelope Valley District of the Western Los Angeles County Council. The troop has a history dating back to the 1930's in Lancaster and is currently  chartered by the Palmdale United Methodist Church. Troop 39 welcomes all visitors!!!  
         
     
  Troop 39, Lancaster Council, organized by Scoutmaster L.S. Tudor, started with a handful of boys from the grammar school. (Picture c. 1930 from "Images of America - Lancaster" by Norma H. Gurba page 83)  
     
     
  Boys from Troop 39 who attended summer camp at Emerald Bay, Catalina Island, July 2014.   
     
           
Meetings:
Palmdale United Methodist Church         Tuesdays 
 39055 10th Street West   Set Up  6:45
Palmdale, CA 93551   Meeting  7:00
(map)   Circle Up  8:30
  
Troop Contacts:
         
Committee Chair         Pat M.          committee.chair@av39.mytroop.us
Scout Master   Walt B.   scout.master@av39.mytroop.us
         
Troop Secretary   Susan M.   secretary@av39.mytroop.us
Troop Treasurer    Mendy S.   treasurer@av39.mytroop.us
         
Advancements Chair   Vicky G.   advancements@av39.mytroop.us
Troop Scoop Editor   Jae B.   troop.scoop@av39.mytroop.us
Troop Web Master   Randy M.   web.master@av39.mytroop.us
  
      
     
  Troop Web Site Access:  
     
  If you are a Troop 39 Scout, Parent or Scouter and are having an issue accessing the secure part of the webpage, please email web.master@av39.mytroop.us and make sure you include your full name in the email.  
     
  Troop 39 would like to acknowledge our charter:  
     

USS Midway Merit Badge and Outing is still Available

Posted by R.Monette on Jun 18 2015 - 8:02pm
A couple of the new parent's inquired about the Aviation Merit Badge and Overnight Program on the USS Midway. There is still room to add Scouts and Adults, please see me Tuesday night to pay deposits. See below for more information. 

Youth Group Overnight Program:

Imagine spending the night on the longest-serving aircraft carrier in Navy history!  Organized youth groups have that opportunity!  Deployment aboard the Midway includes:

Silverwood Lake Camping Trip Deposits Needed

Posted by R.Monette on Jun 18 2015 - 8:02pm
  • 14 of 24 slots have been filled
  • Slots are not reserved until deposits are paid.
  • Outing is 8/14 to 8/16
  • Scouts will have need to complete the BSA Swimmers Test after Aug. 2014 to participate in Canoeing Activities.
  • This outing is limited based on camp site availability and 8 indiviidals per camp site with 3 sites reserved.

Mountain Man Thunder Deposits Needed

Posted by R.Monette on Jun 18 2015 - 8:02pm
  • This Fall GLAAC is hosting the 9th Mountain Man Thunder rendezvous.
  • A number of traditional mountain man skills will be presented on Saturday and a John Coulter Run competition using those skills held on Sunday morning.
  • A Campfire program will be on Saturday evening.
  • Period costumes are strongly encouraged!
  • All attendees are encouraged to make and bring period items for trade – beaded items, leather work, wooden spoons, etc. The Trading Blanket will be open on Saturday afternoon 3:30-4:30.
  • NOTE: Mountain Man Thunder is for registered Scouts, Ventures and their leaders – sorry, no Cubs, WEBELOS, siblings, or friends permitted.
  • Scouts $15 and Adults $10

All Participants must register for outings and pay deposits ahead of time (Scouts and Adults)

Posted by R.Monette on May 13 2015 - 5:36am
  • In the past the Troop had boys sign up for events and not attend, as a result a deposit system was started.
  • The Troop now collects a small deposit to ensure participants are serious about attending (in most cases, this only cover a portion of the cost the Troop actually pays).
  • "Register by dates" have been added to each outing on the Troop's Calendar to try to avoid this in the future.
  • These dates may change based on the number of available camp sites, or the availability of slots for participants, and other factors out of the Troops control.
  • Outing Registration is not guaranteed until the deposit is paid (signing up for an outing is just the first step).

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Posted by R.Monette on May 13 2015 - 5:36am