Saturday, December 10, 2011

Troop Lock in

Troop lock in is going well. Scouts are learning new skills, learned how to make survival bracelets and woggles which was very cool. 2nd session of meritbadge class is going on now more fun yet to come today.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Troop Meeting

This weeks meeting will be a preparation for the Lock in. Remember to bring your permission slips and $12.
Please give $12 to Mrs. Livergood as she will be taking care of purchasing the food for this event.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Sunday, November 6: Service Hours, Merit Badges and Rescheduled PLC

Service Hours

Flags in honor of Veterans Day at the Base Cemetery. Meet at 1:00pm Sunday, November 6, South Gate. Look for an email from Assistant Scoutmaster Willoughby with more details.

Merit Badges

Mrs. Talkington has offered to teach Personal Management and Family Life merit badges at her home 2:00-6:00pm Sunday, November 6. Please check your roster for her contact information and be sure to let her know you plan to attend (if you didn't already at the troop meeting Thursday).

Rescheduled Patrol Leaders Council Meeting

PLC will meet to plan future scouting events at the Talkington home, 6:00-7:30pm Sunday, November 6. Check your roster for address and phone number if needed. Pizza will be served!

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Merit Badge Opportunities

Looking for opportunities to earn merit badges in addition to those available after each troop meeting? If so, consider these offered throughout Mid America Council.
Durham Museum Merit Badge Workshops - Join other Boy Scouts at the Durham Museum for the following merit badge workshops. Cost per workshop is $10 per Scout; $4 per adult. For questions and to make reservations, contact Molly Gruber at or 402.444.5071.

Stamp Collecting - January 14, 2012 1 to 4 pm
Indian Lore - November 2, 2011 from 10-12 pm; January 28, 2012 from 1-3 pm; March 24, 2012 from 10-12 pm
Soil and Water Conservation - October 29, 2011
War Eagle Merit Badge Clinics
All Boy Scouts are invited to LDS Church, 1201 W. Clifton Avenue in Sioux City for War Eagle Merit Badge Clinics offered on the following dates - November 19, December 17, 2011 and February 18, 2012, March 17, April 14, May 19, 2012 All workshops are offered from 9 am to Noon. Workshops are FREE, but pre-registration is required in order to make proper preparation and convey merit badge specific information. To download information and register, visit / Calendar, then click on date. For more information, contact Jonathan Burrell at siouxcitytroop262@gmail. com or 712.546.9612.
Strategic Air & Space Museum Overnights
All Boy Scouts, leaders and parents come take a tour of the SASM, 28210 West Park Hwy, Ashland, NE. Overnight programs start at 6:30 pm for check-in. Cost is $32 per Scout; $15 per adult and includes:

Aviation - Complete requirements on the following dates - November 11, 2011, December 2, 2011, February 24, 2012, March 9, April 13, November 9, December 7.
Space Exploration - Construct a rover, and complete the requirements for the Space Exploration Merit Badge on the following dates - January 13. 2012, March 30, 2012, November 30, 2012.
For questions and to register, visit overnights/ or contact Zach Willet at zwillet@ or 402.944.3100.
Engineering Merit Badge Day
November 19, 2011 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m at the Peter Kiewit Institute, UNO. Cost is $8 per Scout and includes workshop, merit badge and lunch. Register online at / Calendar, click on the date. For questions, contact Molly Phelps at or 402.431.9BSA (402.431.9272).

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Fall Camporee and New Tents

Troop, Great planning session and meeting tonight! I believe the meals have been planned don't forget to pay your Patrol Leader or Grubmaster $12.
If you are interested the SPL, Jake L., Burk G. (Quartermaster) and Mr. Rogers needs scouts to assist in preparing the new tents for the Fall Camporee. We will meet at Mr. Rogers house 2312 Robbie Ave, Bellevue, NE 68005 Saturday at 13:00 hours.

Troop Meeting

Reminder we will be meeting at Lenard Lawrence tonight.
Don't forget you patrol flags, if you don't have a flag stand please chat with Mr. Cote.
SPL has quite a few items to go over for the next couple of weeks like CAMPING! Fall Camporee, the theme is Baden Powell Boot Camp which is in two weeks so bring your pen to fill out your permission slips and money for your patrol leader or grub masters.
Ask your Patrol leader what Start, Stop, Continue is all about.

Some of you got to see the new tents here is a picture from Webelos Woods.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Webelos Woods

Scouts let's try to meet on time so we can leave by 5:30 so we can be setting up before Webelos arrive.
Have a great time cooking this weekend!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Court of Honor

Court of Honor was a success. Congratulations to the following scouts.
Jake L is now the SPL
Taylor W. is the ASPL
Andrew R. Timberwolves Patrol leader
Matt L. Jaws Patrol Leader
Tristin W. Flying Cow Patrol Leader

Here is the new RSS link is you wish to have notices e-mailed to you when information is posted on the website.

Please send me pictures if you would like to add them to the website.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Gryphon Eagle Scout Project

Gryphon has requested some help from his fellow scouts, SUNDAY, September 18th at 1:00pm
Location: 1114 Rawhide cir. Papillion, NE 68046 402-614-3891
Please check out Sept. 13 e-mail for more details.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Court of Honor

Court of Honor will starts Thursday at 6:30pm.
Please bring your food as per Mrs. Roger e-mail, RSVP to Mrs. Roger if you haven't
Bring your family.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Friday, September 2, 2011

Webelos Woods

All Scouts that wish to go to Webelos Woods need to get your permission slips in.
A great time to recruit and teach Webelos the cool stuff that Troop 474 is up to.
Money/Permission Slips due not later than Thursday, 8th September.

Click on the Link to print it off. 

August Campout

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Troop Meeting

Troop meeting this week at Leonard Lawrence at 7:00pm

Special message from Advancement Chair- If you have advancement information to turn in, Mrs. Livergood needs to have it turned in no later than Sept. 1st.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Troop Meeting

Troop Meeting, August 18th at Leonard Lawrence, 7:00 pm
If you have questions contact your patrol leader or SPL.
I look forward to seeing you all there.
Post in comments below, what is your favorite troop photo?

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

August Campout

Permission slips for the August campout are now available. Please fill them out and send them back or drop them off at my house as soon as possible. Sorry for the delay.

Troop Meeting

Congrats to Rohn W. for earning his Second Class rank tonight. Josh H. and Matt L. both recently earned their Second Class Rank, congratulations to them as well.

Griff D. shared this at tonights Troop meeting and wanted to share this information with the Troop.

Hello! My name is Gryphon D. from Troop 474 and I’m sponsoring a car wash to help earn money for my Eagle Project. All hands are needed!

Date: 14 August 2011

Time: 12- 4 PM

Location: Papillion Hyvee Gas Station

(at Shadow Lake Town Center Mall)

All supplies will be available, so you don’t need to bring anything! I’ll need scouts to hold signs to advertise, car washers, car driers, a sprayer, and a money collector. Any time that you can spare to lend a hand is greatly welcome! Thank you and I hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please contact me at home (402)614-3891 or cell (402) 595-0275.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Troop Meeting

Reminder next Troop meeting will be Wed August 10th at 7:00 pm at the Harris's house.  Fox Ridge Estates Subdivision. 
I call it a POOL meeting, tons of fun.
If you wish to bring a snack item you may.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Troop Meeting

Troop Meeting July 28th at Two Springs Park.

Don't forget your Book, If you are working on First Class.
1st Class and above Scouts make sure you talk to your patrol leader let them know what you want to do, what merit badges do you want to work on in the future.

PLC next Monday.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Troop Meeting

We will not meet on July 21st.
SPL Nathan H. is planning next campout keep checking back.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Canoe Trip July 2011

Troop 474 canoeing the Nishnabotna River.
Here are a few photos more posted on the left column.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Troop Meeting

Troop meeting at Two Springs Park this week. Located on Spring Drive just east of 36 St in Two Springs subdivision.
SPL is planning a PLC meeting this Monday July 11th at 5:00pm. All PLC members should attend. If you can't attend please contact the SPL.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Richard W. Eagle Scout Project

Richard has asked me to a pass along to the troop that he needs some assistance.
He will be building a Marian Shrine on July 7th and 8th.
Location: Pro Sanctity Retreat Center, 11002 N. 204th
St. Elkhorn, NE 68022
Contact Richard at 402-933-4634 with questions.
Meet in the overflow parking lot at 8:30am and return at 4:00pm, drivers will be greatly appreciated.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Nani-Ba-Zu update

Congrats to the following Scouts who advanced in Nani-Ba-Zu

Brave- Piran T.
Warrior- JakeL.
Runner- Ethan K.
Brad B. - Keeper of the Sacred Bundle
Lee B. - Sacum
Sara Livergood- Honored Warrior

Darien T. was honored with the Black Diamond

Friday, June 17, 2011

weather past all is good at camp cedars

We had some weather and had to take shelter. A hail storm past see my facebook. We are preparing. For an indoor campfire.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Mr. McMullin

Mr. Livergood thanks Mr. McMullin long time Scoutmaster of Troop 474.
Mr. Weir, Committee Chair presents Mr. McMullin with a gift of thanks for his years of service as Troop 474 Scoutmaster.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Knights of Columbus Troop meeting

Troop meeting at the Knights of Columbus.

Bring your cot and gear to put in the trailer.

Due to the possibility of flooding we will be moving all the Troop equipment to higher ground.
 If you have a truck please bring it to the meeting.

Friday, June 3, 2011

Freedom Park

Troop 474 and Troop 60's  Boy Scouts help move items to higher ground at Freedom Park.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Freedom Park needs help to prepare for the imminent flooding

Troop, we will be meeting today at the Overflow parking lot at 1200 hours to go to Freedom Park in Omaha to assist with moving items before the Naval museum area becomes flooded.
Service hours will be award to Scouts that assist. Adults are also welcome to drive and help. Please wear summer uniform.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Summer Uniform

Scouts during the summer months when we don't meet at the school we wear our Troop T-shirts and scout pants (if you have them). We still tuck in our shirts and look sharp! Remember to have Troop Pride.
We will still need our uniform for Summer camp and when ever we travel to and from camp. No Neckerchiefs are worn to campouts.

Troop Meeting

A reminder that we will be meeting at 7:00 pm at the Knight of Columbus located on 205 Industrial Drive, Bellevue, NE 68005-5612 or a google maps link,

Old Towne Bellevue, Mission Blvd. turn right on Hancock follow out of town, turn right on Industrial Dr.
2 majors objectives
1. Inventory the trailer so the Scouts have the equipment they will need in the future and check tents for damage and repair.
2. Discuss Summer camp, or Parent Orientation very helpful in preparing scouts for summer camp.

Waubonsie State Park, Iowa

Saturday, May 14, 2011

May Campout Update

Hiking opportunity for all scouts, bring your backpack. If you haven't completed your five mile hike, we have a hike for you.
  The members of the troop that are going to Philmont will be camping and backpacking, I like to think of it as a shake down trip for the real thing. If you are 1st Class and above and want to join the Philmont trek shakedown please let me know ASAP as you will have to get different food for Saturday night campout.
1st Class and below we will have a great time working on Totin Chip and Fireman Chit as well as other activities to get you to First Class.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

May Campout

We are preparing for another camp out. I will try to have the permission slip up by tomorrow night if you didn't pick one up at the meeting tonight.
Next week be prepared to bring your $12 for food to your patrol leader and finish up your duty roster and food menus.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Spring Camporee

Its raining! Be Prepared dress for the weather. hats and gloves, bring it all.
Sun will come out Saturday it should be awesome!
Remember to tuck in your tent's footprint (tarp) so you can't see it or you will be swimming in the morning.
Let's meet at the Willow lake golf overflow parking lot at 5:00pm so we can leave by 5:30pm

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Scouting for Food

Meeting at the Overflow parking lot at 9:00am Saturday, April 2nd.
We will then go to the neighborhood and leave door hangers.
April 9th at 9:00 am the Troop will pick up all of the food.
Be there, great fun and a good opportunity to earn service hours.
We have a large area and need all Scouts to pitch in.

Troop meeting tonight

Bring your Lashing skills tonight.
Don't forget Scouting for Food drop off cards this Saturday,details tonight.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Troop Update

If you received a Scoutmaster conference form this week don't forget to bring it to the Troop meeting.

I hope everyone enjoyed Camp Wakonda. Wow, we were busy this weekend. I liked my hike the best.
What I enjoyed watching was the Patrol method at work! Good Job SPL.
Post what you liked best in the comments below.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Advancement opportunity

The Flying Cows and Flaming Arrows will meet at 6:30pm this Thursday and take care of their 1/4 mi run/walk as required for tenderfoot.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Eagle Rank Awarded

Ethan Kahl is Troop 474 newest Eagle. He becomes the 103rd member of Troop 474 to earn his Eagle rank in the troop.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Court of Honor This Week

Reminder the Court of Honor will be this week.
Scouts please have your parents attend. This is a family event.

Troop will provide drinks. Families bring a dessert to share.

Junior Leadership Training

Nathan Hall will be doing Junior Leadership Training (JLT)
Sunday night 6:30pm at Mr.Livergood's house.
It is very important for all the Scouts mentioned below to attend.

New Troop Leadership

Nathan Hall Troop 474 Senior Patrol Leader
Congratulations to the new PLC.

SPL- Nathan Hall
ASPL- Gryphon Delaney
The ASPL is responsible for the following positions:
Piran Talkington - Chaplain Aide
Bradley Douglas - Librarian
Quartermaster- Jake Livergood
Scribe- Matt Livergood
Order of Arrow Rep. Robert Shindel

PL- Timberwolves- Bud Windorski
PL- Jaws- Cory Russell
PL- Flying Cows- Rohn Walker
PL- Flaming Arrows- Brandon Kurtz

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Election Week

Troop Elections and Order of Arrow elections this week.
Attendance is highly recommended. Order of Arrow Wear your Sash.
Who do you want to be your leaders?
Ask your Patrol leader "What happened at the PLC meeting."

Camp out at Wakonda coming up fast!

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Wimp Camp

Wimp Camp will proceed as normal.
At this time there is no snow north of I-80.
Arrive at 5:00pm Depart at 5:30
We will meet at the Main Lot, NOT the overflow lot of Willow springs on 25th Street due to the snow in the overflow lot.
If you have a Troop Ice Chest (each Patrol Leader should have one) Please bring it, Mr. Hall needs a couple to store and transport food.
Expect 1-3 inches of snow, Be Prepared!
Have Fun!
Return to Bellevue 10:00 am

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Order of Arrow Elections this week

Reminder to all that this week the Order of Arrow will be attending our meeting with a short presentation followed by O/A elections. Attendance is highly recommended

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Troop Update

Wimp Camp, yes one of the few camps when we are indoors. Scouts do you have your plans for what electronic gadgets you are planning on bringing.
Don't forget OA elections next week.
Troop Elections just around the corner. Who will be the next SPL?

Friday, February 4, 2011

Sunday, January 30, 2011

PLC Meeting

Patrol Leaders and PLC, reminder meeting January 30th at SPL's house 2:00 pm. Attendance it required.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Winter Camporee

A great weekend accomplished! Beautiful weather Saturday allowed for a great day of activities at the Bellevue Rod and Gun Club. First Aid was the theme this year so ask a scout about all of the cool activities they did and saw. The Jaw/Timberwolves placed 3rd in the Klondike race by time this year. Congrats.

Ethan Kahl discusses Totin chip with Flaming Arrows and Flying Cows

Flaming Arrows and Flying cows waiting for the race.

Jaws and Timberwolves off to the races.
Then came the snow, as the Flying Cow make dinner, (sloppy joes)