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Cycling Merit Badge

Come join the fun and earn your Cycling Merit Badge

This is a great opportunity for all scouts who have not done the Cycling Merit Badge. This is an Eagle required Merit Badge that the Troop offers.

We need senior scouts and parents participation during our ride to help the new scouts as this is their first time doing this merit badge. We requests the Scouts who have completed the merit badge to join in the ride.

SCHEDULE:

  • Meet at Iron Horse Middle School at 8:30 AM
  • Bicycle safety check, merit badge instructions & warm-up: 8:30 – 9:30 AM
  • The ride begins at 9:30 AM
  • Return to Iron Horse Middle School Parking Lot  approx: 11:30 AM

WHAT TO WEAR:

  • Helmet
  • Troop 60 yellow “Class B” T-shirt – MUST, AT LEAST, BE A BRIGHTLY COLORED SHIRT
  • Shorts (no long pants)
  • Enclosed toe shoes
  • Note: Be sure to check the weather and “layer” appropriately

REQUIRED FORMS:

Please print these forms and bring them with you to the sessions.

IMPORTANT: A SIGNED PERMISSION SLIP BY YOUR PARENT IS  REQUIRED.  IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE PERMISSION SLIP, YOU CANNOT GO ON THE RIDE.

Date Cycling Session
Saturday, March 17, 2018 Bicycle Safety Check and Ride #1 (10 miles)
Sunday, March 25, 2018 Ride #2 (10 miles)
Saturday, April 7, 2018 Ride #3 (15 Miles) and Bike Repair Session
Sunday, April 15, 2018 Ride #4 (15 miles)
Saturday, April 21, 2018 Ride #5 (25 miles)
Saturday, April 28, 2018 Ride #6 (25 miles)
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Saturday, May 12, 2018 Ride #7 (50 miles)
Saturday, May 19, 2018 Makeup rides if needed
Saturday, May 26, 2018 Optional – San Francisco – 25 miles
MOST IMPORTANT OF ALL BRING YOUR SCOUT SPIRIT AND GET READY TO HAVE SOME FUN!!

Any questions?

Contact your Senior Patrol Leaders:  Arthav D. and Aidan T.

Adult Mentor:  Mr. Dutta

Beautiful San Francisco Bike Ride

Kudos to all the boy scouts who completed the Biking Merit Badge and here are few pictures from beautiful San Francisco ride:

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Shotgun Outing

Date: April 16, 2016Shotgun_Shooting
Location: Birds Landing (2099 Collinsville Rd, Birds Landing, CA 94512)
Meeting at: DVMS (7:45 AM)
Pickup: DVMS (1:00 PM)
Attire: Class B
Required:

  1. Scout Spirit
  2. Permission Slip
  3. Parental Firearm Permission Form
  4. Hat
  5. Sunglasses or regular glasses (eye protection)
  6. Nalgene water bottle with water 🙂
  7. Closed Toe shoe
  8. Long Pants
  9. Light Jacket
  10. $20 for food

SPL for this outing:

Zarar Sattar

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Cycling Merit Badge

CyclingScouts, even though you may have been cycling for years, you will learn more about your bike by working on Cycling merit badge (Eagle required). If you have already earned this merit badge, you can volunteer for rides and give few helpful tips to new scouts from your experience.

Schedule 2016
# Date Ride Comments
1 Sunday, March 27 10 mile
2 Sunday, April 3 10 mile
3 Sunday, April 10 15 mile
4 Sunday, April 17 15 mile
5 Sunday, April 24 25 mile
6 Sunday, May 15 25 mile Make up ride
7 Sunday, May 22 25 mile Golden Gate Bridge
8 Sunday, May 29 50 mile Final and required (no make up)

Location: Iron Horse Middle School (Check email for more up-to-date information)
Required:

  1. Scout Spirit 🙂
  2. Permission Slip
  3. Backpack with lots of water/One large Gatorade or similar drink
  4.  Bike
  5. Helmet (adjust your straps so that it’s not loose on your head)
  6. Energy Bar/Sandwich
  7. Spare the inner tube
  8. Puncture Repair Kit

Attire: Troop 60’s Yellow T-Shirt, Shorts, Enclosed Toe shoes

Contact:

Manpreet Gahra (ASM)

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