Troop 4 - Where Eagles Soar!

The Year in Review - 2000

Troop4's first year in the new millenium was pretty much like every year
in the Troop's 80 year history - we camped, we learned, we served,
but most of all we had fun!
Troop Outings

White Cloud Snow Camp – overnight in the snow!

Eskimo Run & Camp – help the Weblos and camp in the snow!

Boreal Ridge - skiing & snowboarding

Klondike - a Camp-O-Ree in the snow!

Collins Lake Campout – boating, fishing & camping at the lake (and rain!)

Scout-O-Rama & Camp – campout and Scout-O-Rama activities

Camp-O-Ree & Camp – camp (in the rain) and patrol competitions 

Desolation Wilderness Backpacking & Camping – hike in and pack out

Camp O-Ki-Hi (2 weeks) – hundreds of merit badges earned!  Hiking, swimming and fishing too.

Glacier Trails Scout Ranch Skill-A-Ree – camp and lean new skills in the Sierras

Ocean Snorkeling & Camp – camp at the ocean and practice snorkeling (great abalone dinner!)

Pyramid Lake Campout – camp in north central Nevada

Patrol Outings
Point Reyes - backpacking!
Volcano Lake - backpack & dayhike

Round Mountain Trail - mountain biking

Eagle Projects
Grass Valley Historical Monument - improved handicap access and landscaping
Lyman Gilmore School - refinishing of playground equipment

Western Gateway Park - refinishing outdoor equipment

Nevada City Fire Station - landscaping new fire station for the volunteer fire department

Courts of Honor
Eagle Scouts - four more of our Scouts achieved Scouting's highest rank this year!
Advancements - Tenderfoot, 1st Class, 2nd Class, Star, & Life Scouts all continued to improve their Scout & life skills!

Merit Badges – hundreds of Merit Badges were awarded to dozens of our Troop’s Scouts!

Service Projects
Memorial Day – color guard & flag ceremony at Grass Valley’s Memorial Day observance
City Hall Dedication – color guard & flag ceremony at the rededication of Nevada City’s remodeled City Hall

Lemonade Stand – free lemonade at the Nevada County Fair, great P.R. in the Summer heat!

Lions Corn Booth - shuck corn at the fair to hlep our chartering organization (free food!)

Fair Grounds Cleanup – help with fairgrounds cleanup after the county fair

Nevada County Craft Guild - cleanup

Camp O-Ki-Hi - annual maintenance & cleanup of our Summer camp

Patrol Service Projects
Election Day - assisted at the Alta Sierra & Willow Valley election centers
Christmas Care Box - gifts to third world countries
Nevada County Foster Kid Program - Christmas present sorting
New Equipment Trailer
Thanks to the Grass Valley Host Lions Club!
Fund Raisers
Constitution Day Parade – over $900 raised from soda sales!
Car Wash – over $500 raised at one car wash!

Wreath & Popcorn Sales - $ for the Scouts' camp accounts!

Checkout our upcoming activities on our online calendar!

Meetings every Monday, 7PM @ the Grass Valley Scout Lodge

Boy Scouts of America - Troop 4
since 1922 !!
Grass Valley Scout Lodge
Memorial Park
415 Memorial Lane
Grass Valley, CA 95945
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