The following is a listing of events that are planned for the 2019 calendar year for the SC District, East Division. If your Outpost is from another Division or denomination and wants to participate, please contact me (Mark Sneider) at RoyalRanger17@gmail.com in advance of the event so that we can plan accordingly. We welcome your participation.
Jan. 4-5, Derby car Prep Camp, 6:30PM to 10AM. Tentatively at1st Assembly of God, 1151 N. Alice Drive, Sumter, We will have tools to cut out the basic form of your derby car and help you be able to get it smoothed, sanded, assembled, and maybe even a coat of paint! Get your car kit in advance from your commander. The theme for this year’s Division Derby is “Bold Witness”. More info to come! Also requesting any Patch Designs be submitted at this event.
Jan. 25, East Division Black Light Derby! 1st Assembly of God, 1151 N. Alice Drive, Sumter – Doors open at 5:45, Registration will start shortly after, devotion at 7PM, then green flag at 7:15. Racing should conclude around 9PM. Entry fees are $7, $6, $5, … per entry per household. Theme for this year’s derby is “Bold witness”. Your fluorescent paint jobs should bring out boldness all by themselves. District Derby is 2/9, so find out now what tweaks you need to win the District event!
Feb. 2, Deadline for Paintball outing… Contact Rob Kaylor at Kaylor_23@yahoo.com and copy RoyalRanger17@gmail.com with your Outpost quantities. AR and older only – unless accompanied by a parent!
Mar. 23, Paintball. 10AM at Ballbusters. (227 Super Dr, West Columbia, SC 29172) All outposts are welcome! Fees are $23 per person (group rate). Suggest bringing additional $ if you want to upgrade your ammunition amount or something. Must wear long sleeves & long pants! Bring along your snacks, energy bars, etc. for a long day of body painting… er… painting bodies with balls of paint. Kaylor_23@yahoo.com for more info. AR and older only – unless accompanied by a parent! * Note the change was initially planned elsewhere, but moved to Ballbusters.
April 12-14, Spring Camp and Derby! Camp Robinson. See page.
Jun. 8, Boys Leadership Merit Day. At 1st Assembly of God, Sumter. AR merit 202 only. $5 per boy covers material and lunch. If boys are participating from your outpost, you must also bring along a Commander to aid in the instruction. Assignments of the materials needs to be a week ahead of time, so please register your Outpost at least a week early to RoyalRanger17@gmail.com.
Jun. 22, RK Field Day. This event will be re-scheduled due to the conflict of dates with the SC District’s River Water Action Camp. – This is a family event! Location yet to be determined, so if you have a good idea, please let me know (RoyalRanger17@gmail.com). We’re tentatively looking at a games and activities (plus lunch) at Commander Danny Burkette’s pond – (fishing, sprinkler, water bombs, playground, and more). However, that’s not set in stone just yet… contact me with your great ideas!
Oct. 26, Sumter Outreach event. See 2018’s link. Please contact me if you would like to participate. Coordination is a big challenge, as this can involve all of your church’s ministries. The date has been changed for a bit cooler weather than last year’s event.
Nov. 2, Boys Leadership Merit Day. Tentatively at 1st Assembly of God, Sumter. DR, AR, & ER merits 106, 203, & 303. $5 per boy covers material and lunch. If boys are participating from your outpost, you must also bring along a Commander or two to aid in the instruction. Assignments of the materials needs to be a week ahead of time, so please register your Outpost at least a week early to RoyalRanger17@gmail.com.
Nov. 15 – “Planning 2020″ meeting at 1st Assembly of God, Sumter, 7:00 PM. All East Division Commanders are encouraged to participate so that we can maximize ideas and attendance among all the Outposts. Light snacks will be provided.