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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:  
     

Deposits needed for Calico Ghost Town Camping Trip May 15-17, 2015 (20 Participants Needed - Parents with Siblings are Welcome)

Posted by R.Monette on Apr 23 2015 - 5:19am
  • If we can get 20 participants signed up will can get a group rate and get gate entry, mine tour and train ride for the $10 Camping Fee:
  • Boy Scouts are covered for Admission, Attraction Package and (1) Train Ride:
  • Parents and siblings $10 for Camping and  $6.50 for Attraction Package
  • One entry per person to Maggies Mine, Gold Panning, Mystery Shack and one train ride 
  • See Event Registration or Calendar to sign up on the web page and get more details.

Deposits & Base Access Forms needed for Naval Base Ventura County / Point Magu Camping Trip June 19-21, 2015

Posted by R.Monette on Apr 23 2015 - 5:19am
  • See Event Registration or Calendar to sign up on the web page and get more details.
  • 6 sites have been reserved (thank you to TSgt Stanislawski.)
  • We must have 1 adult for each 5 Boy Scouts on this outing per Base Rules.
  • Only 3 tents are allowed per site, this will require Boys to double and triple up.
  • Everyone over 18 who is going on this outing must complete paper work by May 12th to get Base Access 
  • $15 deposit will be required and will be turned over to the Patrol Cook to purchase food for this outing the week before deprature.

Camp Whitsett - Summer Camp - Merit Badge and Activity Scheduling Work Sheet

Posted by R.Monette on Apr 23 2015 - 5:17am
  • Camp Whitsett Merit Badges sign ups are under way..
  • See Merit Badge and Activity Scheduling Work Sheet attached that includes MB Difficulty information that will assist you and your scout with choosing what Merit Badges to sign up for.
  • It is typical to sign up for 3-4 Merit Badges during Summer Camp.
  • Print the Merit Badge and Activity Scheduling Work Sheet and bring it to a meeting.
  • Origional will be saved in the Outings Book and then the Scout will be signed up the Scout for his Merit Badge Classes.
  • Merit Badge sign-ups will go through Tuesday June 15, 2015, but I would prefer to have then by the end of May.

1 more Scout needed for Aviation Merit Badge on USS Midway Outing

Posted by R.Monette on Apr 23 2015 - 5:14am
  • The USS Midway is requiring 10 Scouts for the Program and we need 1 more Scouts to make this happen.

BSA Medical Forms A B & C are needed for all Scouts and Adults going to Summer Camp

Posted by R.Monette on Apr 23 2015 - 5:13am
  • BSA Medical Forms A B & C are needed for all Scouts and Adults going to Summer Camp.
  • It is also time for many of our Scouts to update there Fomr A & B.
  • Medical Forms A B & C are attached. 

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Posted by R.Monette on Apr 23 2015 - 5:12am