Updated 01/14/2012 09:05 PM
2002 - 2007 - Prior Year Calendars
Where "Meeting" or "Work Party" is hyperlinked in the calendars below, you will find minutes of meetings or work parties that are completed, and agendas for future ones.
1/1/2012 13:03 - For more information contact Skipper George Kain, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Ship website is http://ship25bsa.org.
that these events and comments are in addition to the normal Monday night
meetings at 7:30
computations are based on the assumption of 8 persons to an SUV.
January (Sunday) – New Year’s Day.
January (Monday) – We WILL have a meeting.
$75 due for
upcoming Arctic BBQ. See below, and
also separate email for details.
January (Tuesday) –
Absolute deadline for Arctic BBQ registrations to be received by Ship 5.
January (Monday) – Martin Luther King Day – Absolute
deadline for Catoctin registrations, which must be sent in 19 January.
See details below.
January (Thursday) – Email
Catoctin Registrations to Mike Price
January (Saturday-Sunday) – Arctic Bar-B-Que, West Chester, PA. This
is a great weekend designed to see if it is possible to tire out teenagers in a
twelve hour period. This year’s
activities include a t-shirt and the outdoor BBQ, bowling, Bounce-U, indoor
swim, dinner, roller skating, dance, movie, sleepover, light breakfast.
Depart Sea Base Emigsville 07:30 Saturday, return 11:00 Sunday. Cost: $5
for gas plus $70 event charge for $75
total, due January 2. Boarding manual and details at http://ship5.bsawc.org/documents/arcticbbq12.pdf.
(Note that Ship 5’s new BBQ deadline is 10 January).
February (Monday night) – Absolute deadline for NERBOH Registrations. See below for NERBOH details.
February (Tuesday) – Annual Troop/Ship 25 Dinner,
Advent Lutheran Church, 1775 East Market Street, York PA. Each year Troop and
Ship 25 share a dinner. We
traditionally present a video, “Ship Year in Review” that highlights the
ship’s activities for the preceding 12 months and acts as a recruitment
incentive for older boys in the Troop.
February (Monday) – President’s Day
March (Weekend) (note Date Change!) – Catoctin Winter Training Weekend, Camp
Round Meadow, Thurmont, MD. Spend the weekend in heated cabins in the Catoctin Mountains of
Maryland. Learn a wide variety of
nautical skills. Dance on Saturday
night. 120 miles round trip. The
cost is $5 for gas plus $45.00, which will cover your registration, sleeping
quarters, three meals on Saturday, and two meals on Sunday, i.e. $50
total. Note that space is
limited, and reservations must be in no later than January 19. Boarding Manual online at http://www.seascout.net/chesapeake/catoctin_training.htm.
17 March (Saturday) – St. Patrick’s
Day Parade, York, PA.
Help us honor the members of the U.S. Merchant Marine from World War II
by carrying their banner and providing transportation in jeeps.
Last year we won $50 in one of the parade categories.
March (Saturday-Sunday) – Northeast Region Bridge of Honor and Sea Scout Ball
(NERBOH), Holiday Inn, Bridgeport, NJ. Join Sea Scouts from the entire Northeast Region for a fine dinner and
dance at the Holiday Inn. This
year’s special 100th Anniversary of Sea Scouting speaker in the
National Sea Scout Commodore, Vice Admiral Charles Wurster, USCG (Ret’d).
186 miles round trip. Cost is
$6 for gas, $50 for Saturday dinner and dance, and $21.50 per room if 4 to a
room (rooms are $86) and pro-rata share of $15/ship fee.
$81 total (depending on
number going). Full details in the
Bridge of Honor Boarding Manual at http://neregion.seascout.org/2012%20RBOH%20Bdg%20Manual.pdf.
April – Easter Sunday
April (Friday night - Saturday) – Mulch Sale Delivery Day.
Selling mulch is
the major annual Ship 25 fundraiser. Orders
are solicited in March for delivery on Saturday, 14 April.
Friday night is spent preparing the mulch bags for delivery.
This is an all-hands undertaking.
(Saturday-Sunday) – Siege of Mafeking, Emigsville, PA.
Date TBA. Begins at 6 p.m. Saturday. Journey
back in time to South Africa in 1899 and join a column of brave British soldiers
en route through enemy Boer territory to help relieve the siege of the city of
Mafeking and rescue Colonel Robert Baden Powell. Navigate a series of fiendish
challenges and obstacles. Save the colonel so he can survive to invent
Scouting ten years into the future! Be Prepared! Prepared for what?
Can’t tell you – just be prepared! Cost: minimal.
April (Weekend) – Quarterdeck Training with Ship 361.
April (Weekend) – First Capital District Spring Camporee.
Help staff the
council’s spring Camporee. Location
and details TBA.
April (Monday) – Ship 25
deadline for Regatta Registrations to get them to Doug Yeckley by 4 May.
(afternoon/evening) – Ship 25 Road Rally, York County, PA.
Date and details TBA. Teams of driver/navigator take on an interesting
road course. Winning is not dependent on speed, but on careful driving and
accurate navigation. Cost: free.
May (Friday) – Absolute
deadline for Regatta Registrations to be received by Doug Yeckley.
May (Sunday) – Mother’s Day
May (Saturday) – Armed Forces Day
May (Tuesday) – National Maritime Day
May – Memorial Day (Long Weekend) – Nygard Regatta, Camp Brown, Scotland, MD. Details and boarding
manual at http://www.seascout.net/chesapeake/special_events/regatta.htm.
330 miles round trip. Cost is gas of $10 plus $70 for a total
May (Monday) – Election of Boatswain for the ensuing year.
2011 (Weekend) – Shipwreck Weekend, Chesapeake Bay.
Date, location and details TBA. In
the past, the scenario has been that the youth members are dumped on the edge of
the Bay with a pile of boards, inner tubes, rope, one MRE, and one Gallon water
jug per person, told that the ship they were on sank, all the adults were
drowned, and the youth have to take what they salvaged and survive on an island
for the weekend.
July (Wednesday) – Independence Day
July, 2012 (Week) – Sea Scout Centennial ScoutFleet Celebration at Baltimore,
Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD. Details TBA. This will be a major celebration of the 100th
Anniversary of Sea Scouting – a once-ever gigantic event. Expected
registration cost of $65, but not yet confirmed.
If we have a boat to sleep on, our total cost including food and
incidentals may approach $140-150. More
details will be provided when available.
Summer (August Weekend) – Raft Up, Chesapeake Bay, MD.
Date, location, and
details TBA. Our ship will
rendezvous with other Sea Scout vessels somewhere on the Bay to raft up together
for socialization, swimming, and good food.
September (Monday) – Labor Day
October (Monday) – Columbus Day
October (Weekend) – Wilderness Survival Weekend, Camp Hidden Valley,
Loysville, PA. Sponsored by the New Birth of Freedom Council.
October (Weekend) – HMS SULTANA Downrigging Festival, Chestertown, MD. Details TBA.
See tall sailing ships from all over the Bay area gather in historic
October (Wednesday) – Halloween
November (Monday) – Veterans Day observed
(Weekend) – Turkey Cookoff, Camp Rodney, Northeast, MD.
Date and details
TBA. We team up with Troop 25 to
spend a weekend overlooking the Bay and preparing an exquisite full Thanksgiving
dinner in the field, with turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, cranberry
sauce, rolls, pumpkin pie, whipped topping, etc.
A gourmet’s delight!
November (Thursday) – Thanksgiving Day
December (Monday night) – Absolute deadline for 2013 Scout Registration money
at Ship’s dues.
December (Tuesday) – Christmas Day
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