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2016 Rendezvous Weekend! 

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The Great Lakes FSC Rendezvous 2016 is scheduled for September 23-25 at Willow Metropark. Featured events: Ultimate Ninja Course, Foam Obstacle Course, Maze Runner, Scout Mudder, Noquet Warrior, Monkey Bridge, Inflatables, Shooting Sports and more. This will be the largest Scouting event in the state for the entire year!

Troop 96 has a good-sized group going and we expect it to be a lot of fun! Make sure you check out our packing list, pay your food money to your patrol “chef”, and get ready for a great weekend! 

For more info,  here’s the official link:

Tent Day! June 18th

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Hello T96 Summer Campers!If you are attending 2016 summer camp with Troop 96, run don’t walk, to Tent Day! 

…or have someone drive you, if that makes more sense.)
Tent Day will take place on Saturday, 6/18/2015, at 9:00 AM. We will meet in the GPMC parking lot (16 Lake Shore, GPF). Pizza & pop will be provided (upon completion, unless we finish early. In that case the troop saves money and you can go home and mow the lawn). 

An explanation for those who have not yet participated in Tent Day. We will take all of the Troop’s tents out and set them up in the parking lot. The goal is to check all tents to ensure that they have all of the parts; lightly clean them; identify tents that need repair and send them to the manufacturer; and to determine whether any tents should be replaced.

Scouts, who are going to summer camp and participate in Tent Day, can select and reserve a tent for summer camp. This is also a great time to choose your summer camp tent-mate!

What’s that you say? You have a conflict with baseball, lacrosse, badminton, curling and cannot attend Tent Day? Make contact with your tent buddy beforehand!

Please wear sunscreen

Arriving ‘having had’ breakfast

Uniforms are not required

Adult leaders and parents, please let me know if you will attend.

If your scout has not yet signed up for summer camp and would like to attend, please drop off the fee and MB worksheet to 283 Hillcrest by Friday.

Jim Rossow


May 21 Dentistry Merit Badge

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On Saturday, May 21, Dr. Krieg(An Eagle Scout) of LakePointe Orthodontics, is happy to host the Dentistry Merit Badge for another year. It is on 22006 Greater Mack Ave, St. Clair Shores. All scouts who choose to sign up must arrive at around 8:30 am in their full uniforms. It ends around 12:00 pm-ish, and their will be pizza and arcade games. There is a $5 fee for the pizza lunch. If you have any questions, or want to sing up, contact Kurt Newman at For info on the Orthodontists office, go to

April 15th-17th Pioneer Scout Reservation Campout

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On April 15-17, we will be having a campout to Pioneer Scout Reservation, about 120 miles south.  This is special, since this is also the place we will be having summer camp. It will be a tent campout, and we will be having the IRON CHEF cooking competition, so make sure to sign up! Contact Mr. Malbouef at for any questions or concerns. Happy Scouting!

March 19th, 2016, Air Zoo Campout

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If you haven’t signed up for the awesome campout and visit to the Air Zoo in Kalamazoo this weekend, you still have time, if you contact Mr. Malbouef ASAP and register! It is only $10 for food and the Troop is covering the cost of admission!

The Air Zoo is a great little museum, with flight simulators and great exhibits on the history of flight!

Troop 96 Scouts at GP Historical Society

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On October 3, several scouts from Troop 96 acted as greeters at the Grosse Pointe Historical Society’s Radio Hour.  The entertainment included several local actors, who portrayed various characters in a “live radio” styled show, with a surprise visit by “Le Lutin”, a legendary monster from our local past.  Kerrigan, Bryan, Tom, Mark, Angelo and Donovan all showed up on a chilly, rainy day, to support our community.



“Le Lutin!”

2015 Summer Camp- Info Packet

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Hello parents of scouts interested in the 2015 Summer Camp at Pioneer Scout Reservation!

For those who could not make it to the meeting last night, here is a link to the 2015 Summer Camp packet:

A brief note for first year scouts and their families: Sign up for merit badge classes using the Merit Badge Worksheet. T-2-1 (aka The Starting Place) is ideal for first year scouts!  T-2-1 does not require sign up. It has more of a drop-in/workshop feel.
Note prerequisites, age and rank requirements when signing up for a merit badge class.
If you have any questions, please call or email Jim Rossow, at: