Help us honor our Veterans by placing flags on their graves prior to the
Memorial Day Ceremony.
We will meet on Saturday, May 25th at 9:00 a.m. at the Eternal Valley Memorial
Park, just off of Sierra Highway, west of Newhall have. (formerly San Fernando Road).
To register for this event, please contact Mr. Davis at email@example.com
or Mr. Chan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information regarding this event can be found on the attached flyer.
2013 Memorial Day Flag Placement Flier
Posted 3 weeks ago at 5:10 PM. Add a comment
Our next backpacking trip will be Saturday, Sunday & Monday, May 25-27, 2013.
We will meet at the Trailhead at Johsondale Bridge at 9:00 a.m. Saturday.
Scouts will return home about 3:00 p.m. on Monday. Activity Uniforms are to be
worn (Class B), good trail boots with lug soles.
Menu will be planned by scouts. Bring propane stoves. Water will be pumped from
the river. Filter. There are no toilets. Procedure for wast disposal to be determined.
Each person needs to bring a small back to carry out their own trash.
To register for this event, please contact Mr. Olson at email@example.com
More information on this event can be found in the attached flyer.
Posted 3 weeks ago at 5:05 PM. Add a comment
Camporee has been MOVED to Camp Three Falls.
Our troop plan is the same. We will be meeting at the Castaic Sports Complex at 5:00pm, and departing at 5:30.
Most of us have been to Three Falls. Just in case, I’ve attached the address and driving directions.
Map To Three Falls
Posted 3 weeks ago at 4:57 PM. Add a comment
Camporee is scheduled for May 3-5, 2013.
At this event, all the Boy Scout Troops within the Bill Hart District come together
and the patrols of each troop compete against each other doing various scout skills.
If you are interested in attending this event, you MUST fill out Parts A & B of the
BSA Medical Form, the Youth Permission Slip and turn it into your scouts Patrol
Adviser, along with a check (Made out to Troop 583) or cash for $20. The Patrol
Advisers need to turn in their entire patrol all at once with all the completed
paperwork and money to Tammy O’Connor by Monday, April 15th.
On May 3rd, we will meet at one location TBD and will travel to Camporee together.
There is no fee collected for gas/transportation for this event. All Patrol Advisers attending
Camporee MUST also fill out the Medical Forms Part A & B and also submit $20.
Cooking is done by patrol. OA (Order of the Arrow) will be providing their Hot Dog
Lunch for $5. See attached flyer.
All information regarding this event can be found below:
Bill Hart Camporee Packet 2013 – Update April 4 v2
BSA New Medical Form 2013
BSA uniform inspection annotated for ref only
Posted 1 month, 1 week ago at 9:18 PM. Add a comment
Save the date of May 11th for our annual New Scout Hike.
We will meet at Placerita Nature Center and will hike up Canyon Trail to Walker Ranch and then up to the Waterfall Trail, and will return the same way. The hike will be 5 miles round trip.
We will meet at 8:00 a.m. and will return at 11:00.
Be sure to bring the following:
Plenty of water
Proper hiking shoes
Please wear your Class B (Activity) Uniform for this event.
To register, please e-mail:
Mr. Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org OR Mr. Chan at email@example.com
For more information, please see the attached flyer
Troop 583 – New Scout Hike 2013-May
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago at 5:51 PM. Add a comment
Our next Backpack trip is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, April 20 & 21, 2013.
We will be hiking the North Fork Sespe Creek Trail.
We will meet at Lion Trailhead at 8:30 a.m on Saturday.
We will have scouts home by about 3:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Please wear your Class B (Activity) uniform, good trail boots with lug soles.
Menu planning and cooking by Scouts. Bring a propane stoves.
The hike is 3.5 miles to camping area. Gain/loss approximately 500 feet.
Trail is moderate in difficulty, one set of switchbacks, not lengthy, but steep.
There will be three steam crossing.
Water pump from creek. Will need a filter.
There are no toilets, so bring toilet paper and hand shovel.
Each person needs to bring a small bag to carry out their own trash.
Forest Service Adventure Parking Pass Required.
To register for this event, please contact Mr. Olson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information regarding this event, please see attached flyer:
Posted 2 months ago at 9:11 PM. Add a comment
Our Annual Backpack Training will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013
from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
We will meet at the Peterson’s House.
Backpack MB pamphlet
Backpack MB Workbook
Paper and Pen
This is a Class B (Activity) Uniform event.
To register for this event, please e-mail Luann Peterson at
In your e-mail, please indicate the following:
For more information regarding this event, please see the attached flyer:
Backpack Training Flyer 4-13-13
Posted 2 months ago at 9:01 PM. Add a comment
On Sunday, April 14th, we will be having a Firearm Safety Class
and Rifle Shoot.
This troop shooting event is only open to Scouts who need the Troop firearm
All scouts interested in participating in the Troop 583 shooting program
must FIRST attend the indoor mandatory safety and training instruction.
THIS TRAINING IS ONLY OFFERED A COUPLE OF TIMES EACH YEAR. IF YOU
ARE INTERESTED IN SHOTGUN AND/OR RIFLE SHOOTING, IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT YOU ATTEND THIS TRAINING. Scouts WILL NOT be able to
participate in troop shooting events until they have attended this training.
Classroom portion of training will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm, in the
mess hall. Rifle shoot will be from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m on the VT Ranch.
To register for this event, please e-mail Luann Peterson at email@example.com
Indicate on your e-mail the following information:
We will be covering the entire Rifle and Shotgun Merit Badge Workbook(s).
Scouts should print out both worksheets (available on www.meritbadge.org) and
bring them to class. Rifle and/or Shotgun Merit Badge pamphlets are available
from the Troop Librarian or for purchase at the Scout Shop.
For more information, please see the attached flyer. Don’t forget to print a
Troop Shooting Waiver for and Permission Slip for this event.
This is a Class B (Activity) uniform event.
TROOP 583 Firearm Safety Class and Shoot 4-14-13 NEW SHOOTERS
Rifle Permission_Slip 4-14-2013
Posted 2 months ago at 8:48 PM. Add a comment
Save the date for May 17-19, 2013 for a Family Camp Weekend at
Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara.
Cost is $35 per person. Cost includes three meals on Saturday and Breakfast on
This is open to all scouts and their families. This is NOT a BSA event.
Reservations will be taken until spaces are full.
To register for this event, please contact Jessica Fineberg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
for more information, please see attached flyer:
Troop 583 – 2013 refugio family camp flier-1
Posted 2 months ago at 8:28 PM. Add a comment
Our next Archery event will be held on Sunday, March 17th, from 10:00 a.m. to
1:00 p.m. at VT Ranch. At this archery event, you will be working on shooting
qualifications portion of your Archery Merit Badges. All Scouts (those
in need of qualifying, and those who just want to shoot for fun) are welcome to
attend. Scouts who are shooting for Qualification must remember to bring
their blue cards.
To register for this event, please e-mail Mr. Hughes at email@example.com.
Please indicate on your e-mail the following information:
Scout Name, Patrol Name and if you are working on the Merit Badge or Fun Shoot.
For more information regarding this event, please see the attached flyer
Posted 2 months, 1 week ago at 7:43 PM. Add a comment
Strategy Camp is scheduled for March 23rd – 24th. This year, Strategy Camp
will be held at Walker Ranch Campground in Placerita Canyon State Park.
The cost for this event is $14 per person. This includes food and camp fees.
We will meet at 8:00 a.m. at the Wal-Mart parking lot off of Copperhill.
We will depart at 8:15 sharp. Don’t be late.
Sign up deadline is Monday, March 18th
As Boy Scouts, we travel in our Class A Uniforms. So come in your Class A Uniform.
If you are interested in attending this event, please contact
Mr. Roach at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, phone number
and e-mail address.
All scouts are required to have a completed Medical Form, Parts A & B prior
to departure. If you have a Medical Form on file with the troop already, you are
fine. If you are new to the troop, you will need to fill one out and return it to Mr.
Roach along with payment on March 18th.
For more information, please see the attached flyer:
Strategy Camp Flyer 2013
2013 Medical Forms are attached. Remember, for this event, you only need
to complete Part A & B.
BSA New Medical Form 2013
Posted 2 months, 2 weeks ago at 8:44 PM. Add a comment
Our next 25 mile bike ride will be on Saturday, March 2nd from 8:00 a.m.
to 11:30 a.m.
We will meet at the Vons Pavilions parking lot ready to ride at 8:00 a.m.
All participants must have a helmet to ride. NO EXCEPTIONS!
To participate in this event, please contact Mr. Hughes by Wednesday
February 27th. Mr. Highes’ e-mail address is email@example.com.
For more information and a map, please see the attached flye
Troop 583 Bike Ride 20130302-1
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago at 5:05 PM. Add a comment
The Big Bear Ski Trip is scheduled for March 8-10, 2013.
We will be meeting at 4:30 at the Wal-Mart parking lot on Rye Canyon
and Newhall Ranch Road. We will be returning about 11:00 a.m on Sunday,
This year, scouts will be able to work on their Snow Sport Merit Badge if they
We will be lodging at the Masonic Lodge. We will be providing meals for
Saturday and light breakfast on Sunday. Scouts will need to bring money
to purchase dinner on the way up on Friday night.
The cost for food, lodging and gas is $45 per person.
Ski packages, lift tickets and rentals are an additional cost.
Carpooling will be mandatory. All drivers will probable have a full carload.
All drivers must e-mail Beth Hansen with the number of passengers they
can hold. They will also need to provide the following information:
Kind/Year/Make of Vehicle
# of Seat Belts
Insurance $ Amount
$ Each Person
$ Each Accident
$ Property Damage
To register for this event, please contact Beth Hansen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blow are forms and more information regarding this event.
Big Bear Ski Troop Permission Slip
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago at 12:52 PM. Add a comment
Our next Shotgun Shoot will be at the Fin & Feather Club in Palmdale on Sunday,
February 10th. from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
All Scouts are welcome. Those working on their Merit Badge and scouts that
are want to shoot for fun.
Cost is $15 per scout. Check should be made out to Luann Peterson.
Please e-mail Luann Peterson at email@example.com to register for
this event. Please include your name, patrol and what shoot you would like
to sign up for.
All scouts are required to have a signed permission slip. Class A (Field) Uniform
Will need help with drivers. Gas will not be reimbursed for this event.
For more information, please see the attached flyer and permission slip.
TROOP 583 Shotgun Shoot Flyer 2-10-13
Shotgun Permission Slip 2-10-13
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago at 1:33 PM. Add a comment
We will be hiking Towsley Canon on Saturday, on February 2nd. We will meet
at 8:00 a.m.
For this hike, you will need to bring the following:
Proper Hiking Boots/Trail Shoes
10 Essentials & Tweezers
80 oz. of Water
To register for this event, please contact
Corey Downs at: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Rob Gibson at: Teamgibson@ca.rr.com
This hike will be 4-5 hours long. Additional Adults requested.
For more information, please see the attached flyer.
Posted 4 months ago at 2:30 PM. Add a comment
Indoor Rock Climbing will be held on Saturday, February 23rd from
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The cost for this event is $25 per scout/climber.
We will meet at Bolderdash at 9:50. Bolderdash is located at
880 Hampshire Road, Suite A, Thousand Oaks.
If you are interested in attending, please return the release form along with
payment to Tammy O’Connor by Monday, February 4th.
Please wear your Activity Uniform for this event.
For additional information and waiver, please see attached flyer.
Posted 4 months, 4 weeks ago at 8:35 PM. Add a comment
Our next Archery Shoot/Merit Badge Qualification and Fun Shoot will be on
Saturday January 12th from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm. at VT Ranch.
All Scouts are welcome.
At this archery event, you will be working on the shooting qualifications
portion of your Archery Merit Badge. All scouts (those in need of qualifying,
and those who just want to shoot for fun) are welcome to attend. Scouts who
are shooting for qualification must remember to bring their blue cards.
To register for this event, please e-mail Mrs. Peterson at
email@example.com. Please include the following information in your
Working on merit badge or fun shoot.
For more information regarding this event, please see attached flyer
Troop 583 Archery Shoot 1-12-13
Posted 4 months, 4 weeks ago at 8:29 PM. Add a comment
Troop Leadership Training is open to all scouts. However, it is mandatory
for all scouts holding troop positions. These include patrol leader, all troop
level positions, Scoutmaster appointed positions and any scouts who have
Scoutmaster approved projects for rank.
When: Sunday, January 6th 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: VT Ranch – Mess Hall
What to Bring: Pen, paper and Scout Handbook
Uniform: Class A (Field Uniform)
No need to register for this training. If for some reason, you are unable
to attend, please contact Mr. McGrory at firstname.lastname@example.org.
REMEMBER: Attendance at TLT Training is a requirement for all
potions needed for rank.
Please see attached flyer for more information:
Troop Leadership Training Flier 1-6-2013
Posted 4 months, 4 weeks ago at 8:05 PM. Add a comment
Our next 15 mile bike ride is scheduled for Tuesday, January 1st. We will meet
We will meet at the parking lot of the bike path trail head at the corner of
McBean Parkway and Creekside (next to McDonald) at 7:50 a.m. We will start
riding at 8:00 a.m. and will return between 10:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Wear your Activity Uniforms. Bring your own repair kits, plenty of water,
small snack and helmets are required by all participants.
If you are interested in attending this event, please contact Mr. Hughes at
email@example.com or 661-288-1515 by December 31st.
Please see attached flyer for more information:
Troop 583 Bike Ride 20130101
Posted 4 months, 4 weeks ago at 7:57 PM. Add a comment
The following Scouts were elected to the following positions, effective December 10, 2012
Senior Patrol Leader: Connor Roberts
Assistant Patrol Leaders:
ASPL In Charge of Patrol Leaders: Jace Fender
ASPL In Charge of Troop Positions: Gordon Marz
Scribe: Zachary Fineberg
Librarian: Benjamin Roach
Quartermasters: Luke Larochelle ,Dylan Bodner and Richard Stefani
Chaplin Aids: Diego Renteria & Thomas Benson
Historian: Brenden Dearing
Bugler: Andrew Arcilla
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago at 2:16 PM. Add a comment