BSA Troop 147

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Scouting in Monrovia, California

Archive for January, 2010

Congratulations to Scoutmaster of the Year, Peter Anderson

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Our dedicated Scoutmaster Peter Anderson received the Baden-Powell award (Scoutmaster of the Year for Lucky Baldwin District) for 2010 at the recent District awards dinner.  Congratulation from all of us at Troop 147!

And special thanks to the scouts of Troop 147 who volunteered and helped to make the evening special for Mr. Anderson. As our Senior District Executive Jack Pan wrote afterwards, “Thanks to the Troop 147 Scouts for the color guard, and their cheerful service at ANY help needed (serving stew and cake) during dinner. Truly wonderful Scouts who exemplify the helpful qualities we admire in young men. Good job, adult leaders of Troop 147.”

Malibu Creek State Park & Paramount Ranch, 1-15-10

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

A great weekend campout at Malibu Creek State Park, including a visit to the filming site for M*A*S*H, a hike, excellent bouldering, great campfires, good cooking, and even some relaxation.

Eagle Project: Bamboo Graffiti Removal at Los Angeles Arboretum, 12/28/09

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Our troop’s latest Eagle project involved repairing damage from graffiti thoughtlessly carved into the bamboo groves at the Los Angeles County Arboretum.

Troop 147 Christmas Party 2009

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Another loud and lively Christmas party for Troop 147 at Alex DiPeppe’s, our favorite Italian restaurant. The “Secret Santa” gift exchange was as popular and boisterous as ever.