On September 6th, Troop 234 met at the Marco Island Museum for a lecture series. The speaker that evening was Mark Renz, a well know Florida paleontology. Author of five books relating to Florida fossil finds in Southwest Florida and the Peace River in Central Florida. Our Troop is planning a return trip, canoeing and camping on Peace River this coming November to fossil the river.
The Troop meets every Tuesday night at the Wesley United Methodist Church. Young men 6th grade thru High School are welcome to join. The Cub Scouts, grades 1st thru 5th grade, will be meeting on September 29th for their first pack meeting.
The weekend of November 26th, the Boy Scout Christmas Trees will be available at the empty lot beside the Ace Hardware on San Marco Road. Anyone wishing to reserve your 9 ft or larger tree, please call.
The Scouts our currently running their first fundraiser of the year, by selling Popcorn and taking donations to send popcorn to our overseas military troops. Sales will run until the end of October. To purchase popcorn or make contributions to the Troops, please call Linda Chute – Popcorn Kernel 289-6823. To contact your Marco Island Scouts, please call Jim Chute – BSA Island Commissioner 239-289-6825.