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Last Update 13-Mar-2020                                      This Web Page is Venture Crew 999 Information

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Official Uniform shirt for Venturers & leaders. The short sleeve shirts are made from durable nylon, blended with spandex for stretch. The fabric features X-System technology which uses the newest dual action nano silver particles to fight bacteria and odor.

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Welcome Aboard!

Thank you to all of the Scouts who registered with Crew 999 for 2020.  We’re excited to welcome Angie Brandes, Erik Freeman, Kara Hermes, Jaydn Jacomet and Patrick Taylor, making our unit 62 strong this year!

Scouting for Food POSTPONED

With the recent news of the spread of COVID-19, the Scouting for Food Drive scheduled for this Saturday, March 14th and Saturday, March 21st has been postponed until later in the year.  This difficult but necessary decision by Three Harbors Council was made with the safety of Scouts and leaders as their number one priority.  Potential concerns regarding the hands-on collection and repacking of food donations from thousands of households across southeast Wisconsin informed their decision.  They will share updates on a new date for the Scouting for Food drive as soon as possible.

BSA Activity Uniforms

Look for the logo design & shirt color to be announced very soon!  We’ll likely have you purchase your own blank T-shirt and then bring it to our April 5th meeting so the “999” logo can be ironed-on.  Costs and other coordinating instructions will be sent out by Chris Perkins.

Scuppernong Trail Hike

Join us Saturday, April 25th for this 1st annual hiking event in the beautiful Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest. We’ll choose our own adventure on this hike based on the abilities of our hiking group. There are three clearly marked color-coded loop trails ranging from 2 to 5 miles. Trails are open between 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM. The trails have a nice rolling characteristic through hardwood forest and pine plantations and a scenic overlook of Ottawa Lake and surrounding area.

The registration fee for this event is $7.00 per person and it includes a multi-color anniversary patch.  You must sign up and pay your money to Mike Leffel by our April 5th meeting.  We’ll meet at Nativity Church located at 6905 W. Bluemound Rd. at 7:00 AM and return by 1:30 PM.  Permission slips will be collected the day of the event.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own water/food/snacks to consume while hiking.

There is no food or water provided along the trail.  Water is available at the trail head parking lot.  All hikers should have good walking boots or walking shoes to prevent blisters, twists and sprains.  Shoes or boots should be broken in prior to the hike.

Waterproofing Tents

Attend our May 3rd meeting to waterproof our crew tents.  It is expected that all crew members, youth and adult, make an effort to come and assist with maintaining the camping equipment we use all year!  The meeting will occur at 1:00 PM at Mike Leffel’s house 5218 W. Whitaker Ave. in Greenfield.  There’s plenty of sunny space to work in.  Afterward, enjoy the regulation-sized ping-pong table in the basement.

Scouting the Zoo

Showcase the Venturing program to the public.

May 29-31, 2020.  This program at the Milwaukee County Zoo provides hands-on experiences for youth members that are exciting for all ages.  Scouts BSA, Venturers and Explorers are invited to camp overnight Friday and Saturday or attend just for the day on Saturday with their unit.

Past activities have included LumberScout, Legendary Fitness, and Team Challenge Course Competitions. Friday night’s program has an ice cream social!  There are free Zoo Train and Zoomobile Rides on Saturday after the public goes home!

Be prepared to sign up by our May 3rd crew meeting.  Costs vary depending on how you participate: $9.50 Zoo Admission if you don’t have a zoo pass; plus $9.00 if you will be camping (or $5 if coming just for the day); plus up to $13.00 for 3 meals; plus $1 for a patch.  Additionally, $12.00 parking for all vehicles remaining in the zoo.  No vehicle fee for drop-offs.


2020 Crew Meetings & Events

Plan ahead to make the Events and Meetings!

The meetings are the first Sunday of every month, unless noted!

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Plan ahead to make the meetings and events!

The meetings are held the first Sunday of the month, unless noted!

March 21: Scouting for Food Event

April 5: ($ due for hiking)

April 25: Scuppernong Trail Event

May 3 ($ due for zoo)

May 29-31: Scouting the Zoo Event

June 7

July 12

August 5-17: Camp Ammon Event

September 13

October 11

November 1

December 6