Welcome to Troop 558

  Troop 558 Packing Meals for Salvation Army
 Troop 558 Packing Thanksgiving Meals for the Salvation Army.
Troop 558 posing for a Group Picture After Packing Meals.
Troop 558 at the Popcorn Ball
Troop 558 at the 2015 Popcorn Ball

4117 Terrace Drive
Omaha, NE 68134-3755
(402) 571-1622

Worlds of Fun Trip

Posted by shawn.ovenden on Jun 22 2016 - 2:43pm

Worlds of Fun update - 

The Group Ticket cost for just Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun would be $36.75. We will soon figure out how much it would cost to camp at Wallace State Park for two nights/ gas for drivers/ food.

Come Support Cody & Logan Merrill

Posted by shawn.ovenden on Jun 22 2016 - 2:35pm

Cody & Logan Merrill, and their older sister, Whitney, are all in the Omaha Public Schools Summer Musical production of Peter Pan.

Dates are July 7th, 8th and 9th and all shows start at 7:30 pm.

Camp Cedars Address

Posted by shawn.ovenden on Jun 18 2016 - 11:54am

Mailing to Camp Cedars? 
Camp Mailing Address

[Scout’s Name], Troop # 558
Camp Cedars 
2911 County Road 15 
Cedar Bluffs, NE 68015

What to bring to Camp Cedars

Posted by shawn.ovenden on Jun 5 2016 - 9:18pm

What to Bring to Camp
The following list includes personal items that each Scout should bring to camp. All clothing
and personal equipment should be clearly marked with the Scout’s name, Troop number,
and council. Many of the following items are also sold in the Haddix Trading Post. All clothing
at Camp Cedars must be Scouting appropriate. Individual Troops may provide guidance on
what clothing is acceptable during your stay at camp.

• Full Scout field uniform
• Order of the Arrow sash
• NBZ claws and regalia
• 6-7 pairs of socks
• Sweater or jacket
• Raincoat or poncho
• Extra underwear and t-shirts
• Hiking boots and/or sneakers
• Long-sleeved sweatshirt
• Swim trunks
• Jeans or long pants
• Hat or cap
• Pajamas
• Toothbrush and toothpaste, deodorant
• Bath towel and soap
• Mosquito repellent and sunscreen
• Sandals (or flip-flops) to wear in the
• Spending money (consult Troop leaders)
• Water bottle
• Boy Scout handbook
• Program items (see Class Descriptions)
• Merit Badge book for each class
• Pens, pencils and notebook for merit
badge work
• Sleeping bag or sheet/blanket
• Pillow
• Cot or air mattress or sleeping pad
• Flashlight (with extra batteries)
Optional Equipment for Camp
• Sunglasses
• Mosquito netting
• Bible/prayer book
• Sewing kit
• Padlock for pool locker
• Camera
• Writing paper, envelopes, stamps
• Pocket knife (no sheath knives permitted)

Men – “Boxer” style suits only. No competition
style swimsuits such as Speedos or Jammers.

Women – Only one-piece swimming suits allowed
that must be conservatively cut in legs, back, and

Scout Uniform
When worn properly, the complete Scout uniform
encourages proper behavior, provides a sense of
pride, and offers a sense of belonging. Scouts
and leaders are expected to wear Scout uniforms
at all evening flag ceremonies and evening meals. Order of the Arrow members should wear
their sash as prescribed by the OA Camp Chief. Individual Troops may prescribe other
appropriate times for the Scout uniform or what is appropriate attire at camp.

Cell Phones and Portable Electronics
Although Camp Cedars does not prohibit the use of cell phones and portable electronics, these
devices may detract from the camp experience for themselves and others around them.
Individual Troops may have a policy in place regarding such devices, which the camp will
support for their Scouts. Certain tools for youth and adults will be available through their mobile
device while at camp (i.e. Scout schedules, menu, meeting times, etc.).

Leave at Home
Possession or use of any of these articles may result in dismissal from camp.
• Pets
• Alcohol and illegal drugs
• Firearms and ammunition
• Bows and arrows
• Fireworks
• Non-folding sheath knives, throwing stars or other martial arts weapons

Camp Bunn Meeting

Posted by shawn.ovenden on Jun 4 2016 - 11:44pm

Are you or your scout going to Camp Bunn in July? Jason Merrill would like to meet after announcements on Monday, June 6th.

Camp Physicals

Posted by shawn.ovenden on Jun 4 2016 - 11:43pm

Remember that Camp Physicals are due for Camp Cedars this Monday, June 6th. A copy of your insurance card is required too. I would suggest making an extra copy or keep the original and provide the troop a copy. This should answer some other questions:



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