ACTION NEEDED – Troop 216 Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Hi, everyone. We have some rapidly approaching events and payment deadlines.

1. Pre-Camp Swim Classification Tests
– If your Scout wishes to attend the Spring Camporee, the
canoeing segment of the relay race and most of the open boating options
require the Scout to be classified as a BSA swimmer. Swim tests expire
after 12 months, so if your Scout tested last spring, he will need to
re-test. (If your Scout tested at Summer Camp last year, it will still be
– Registration: Please email me at *by
Wednesday, April 13th* to register for one of two swim sessions (cost
is $5):
– Sunday, April 24th at 3:30 pm at Principia School, 13201 Clayton
Rd, St. Louis MO (only 5 spots open)
– Sunday, May 1st at 1:00 pm at the Collinsville/Maryville/Troy
YMCA, 1 Town Center Dr., Maryville, IL
2. Spring Camporee (Camp Warren Levis, May 6-8)
– Payment and Permission: *due Monday, May 2nd*. The permission slip
is attached below.
3. Summer Camp (S bar F, Famous Eagle, June 12-18)
– Registration: If your Scout wants to attend summer camp and you
have not already registered them through the Parent Portal
please email me at to get login information for
the Parent Portal.
– Payment: The Early Bird payment is *due Wednesday, April 13th*
through the Parent Portal
save $20 off the camping fee. (You may also break that up into 2 payments
due 4/29 and 5/31, but you won’t get the discount.)
4. ZBASE (June 25-July 2)
– Payment: The final payment of $250 is *due Monday, April 25th*,
payable to Troop 216 by check, cash or Scout Account.

I know it’s a lot of info, but I wanted to avoid a bunch of separate
emails. Any questions, email me at (Do not reply to
this email because the troop Inbox is not regularly monitored.)


Martina Bishopp
Unit Outdoors/Activities Chair

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Troop Committee Chair – Mike O’Koniewski
Scoutmaster – Mark Mason
Advancements – Barb Kane
New Member Coordinator – Tara Kuhne