Troop Meeting Friday April 21,2017

This week’s meeting starts promptly at 7:30 PM. Uniform standards will be relaxed Class B – Activity Uniform (Troop T-shirt). Please Be sure to bring your Scout Handbook to the meeting.

     

Patrol Leaders

[  ]  Two Patrol Leaders still need to complete their Patrol flags

[  ]  Patrol Leaders inspect your Patrol Boxes and ensure they are ready

[  ]  Patrol Leaders Have Menus Ready and Patrol Headcount

 

Service Patrol: Roaring Tigers please arrive early to set up.

Honor Patrol: Sly Foxes

 

“Knot of the Month” is Two Half Hitches- You also will need to know the knots of the previous months (Square, Sheet Bend, Clove Hitch, Bowline). Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”?  Check out animated link to Two Half Hitches http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Two_Half_Hitches

Saturday April 22, 2017

 Hammer & Saw Day at Pouch Camp 9:00AM

There will be service projects for units to assist on. Units that attend will be given 75 points toward Unit awards at Camporee. Units must work a minimum of 4 hours. Units must have at least 50% of the Scouts in attendance for the Service Project. Adults are welcome to assist.  Meet by Scout shop.

 


AIDAN O’BRIEN’S EAGLE SCOUT LEADERSHIP PROJECT

Where:​Silver Lake Park (Eddy Street & Victory Blvd. entrance)
(across from the blue building in the gazebo area)

When: ​April 15, 2017

Time:​​ 8:00 am
Project: ​The project will consist of clearing the over grown brush along two
​​cement staircases, scrapping and painting the railings of the staircases,
​​painting the park benches in the area, and painting the columns of the
​​gazebo that is there. Since the project consists of working with dirt ​​​and brush and painting, please wear old clothing and bring work ​​​gloves if you have them.

Breakfast and Lunch will be served.

Please let me know if you will be able to attend. You can text/call me at (347) 729-5314 or e-mail me at aidan_obrien2@aol.com

Thank you in advance for your support.


Friday, April 14, 2017 Good Friday- No Troop Meeting

This Friday, April 14,2017 – is Good Friday and there will not be a Troop meeting.
To our Scouting Families, we hope you celebrate this Easter with a heart filled with love and peace. Have a blessed and wonderful Easter!
Happy Easter!

REMINDER Saturday April 15, 2017
Eagle Project- Aidan O’Brien
Silver Lake Park 9:00 AM meet near Forest Avenue entrance to Park
Project hours will credit Conservation requirements. As a Troop 37 Scout it is your responsibility to assist your fellow scouts.

UPCOMING EVENTs

Friday April 21- Regular Troop meeting

Saturday April 22Hammer and Saw Day at Pouch 9:00 A.M.
We Need 50% of Troop members to show up for Camporee Points

Friday April 28-30Boston Freedom Trail Trip Still some room if you want to attend Trip is $65.00 which will include all lodging, transportation, meals, museum & US Constitution costs. Scouts attending will earn the Freedom Trail Medal/Historic Trails Award. Still some room if you want to attend


Passing of Donald Fahey

It is with deep sadness that we inform you that Donald Fahey, father of Eagle Scouts Robert and Michael, passed away peacefully this morning.

Don was a wonderful man and was always totally supportive of our troop in so many ways, please keep the Fahey family in your thoughts and prayers.

The funeral arrangements are as follows: Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave., w/ visitation on Monday 2 – 4 PM & 7 – 9 PM and the funeral on Tuesday, 9:30 AM at St. Teresa Church.


Troop Meeting Friday April 7, 2017

Greenbar / PLC  Meeting at 6:30

This Friday we begin with our Greenbar / PLC meeting,  ALL Greenbar members need to be in the Lower Church Hall at 6:30 PM.

Regular Troop Meeting begins at 7:30 PM

[  ] Class A Uniform

[  ]   Patrol Leaders bring your Patrol flags

 

We will be preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse Camp0ree that will be held May 19, 20,21.  Mark your calendar and get ready for the Apocalypse.

 

Service Patrol: Howling Coyotes please arrive early to set up.

Honor Patrol: Panthers

 

“Knot of the Month” is Two Half Hitches- You also will need to know the knots of the previous months (Square, Sheet Bend, Clove Hitch, Bowline). Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”?  Check out animated link to Two Half Hitches http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Two_Half_Hitches

UPCOMING EVENTs

Saturday April 8, 2017  & Sunday April 9, 2017

Eagle Project – Liam Shea 

Curtis High School Football field, 105 Hamilton Ave Staten Island 10301. Wear cloths you don’t mind getting paint on. (Flyer attached)

 

Saturday April 15, 2017

Eagle Project – Aidan O’Brien

Silver Lake Park 9:00 AM meet near Forest Avenue entrance to Park

Project hours will credit Conservation requirements. (Flyer attached)

Friday April 28-April 30 2017

 

Boston Freedom Trail Trip

Traveling to Boston and stay in Camp Sayre Boy Scout Camp. On Saturday, we will take the Red Line Metro train into Boston to walk the Freedom Trail. The cost of the Trip is $65.00 which will include all lodging, transportation, meals, museum & US Constitution costs. Scouts attending will earn the Freedom Trail Medal/ Historic Trails Awards.


Friday, March 31, 2017

Parents Mandatory Meeting and Troop Meeting

Friday, March 31, 2017

Summer Camp meeting beginning @ 7:30pm.  At least one parent/guardian is required to attend to pick up the necessary literature and forms for your scouts to attend summer camp and begin payment. All scouts attending summer camp at Hawk Mountain this year are required to attend this meeting along with a parent. Please make every effort to attend. NO UNIFORMS -Uniform standards will be relaxed this week.

We will be raffling off a fully paid One week stay at Hawk Mountain for a lucky scout including a fully paid Friday night stay at the Micro Hotel for some lucky parent(s).  Parents attending Summer Camp meeting will receive a raffle ticket at no cost….(one per family). Must be present to win.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday April 1, 2017 

Eagle Project – Julian Perdomo  

Silver Lake Park 9:00 AM meet Victory Boulevard entrance closest to intersection of Forest Avenue. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting paint on. (Flyer attached)

Saturday April 15, 2017 

Eagle Project – Aidan O’Brien 

Silver Lake Park 8:00 AM meet near Eddy Street & Victory Blvd. entrance to Park

Across from blue building.Project hours will credit Conservation requirements. (Flyer attached)

 

Saturday April 22, 2017 

Hammer & Saw Day at Pouch Camp 9:00AM

There will be service projects for units to assist on. Units that attend will be given 75 points toward Unit awards at Camporee. Units must work a minimum of 4 hours. Units must have at least 50% of the Scouts in attendance for the Service Project.

Friday April 28-April 30 2017

Boston Freedom Trail Trip

Traveling to Boston and stay in Camp Sayre Boy Scout Camp. On Saturday, we will take the Red Line Metro train into Boston to walk the Freedom Trail. The cost of the Trip is $65.00 which will include all lodging, transportation, meals, museum & US Constitution costs. Scouts attending will earn the Freedom Trail Medal/ Historic Trails Awards.

 


Friday March 24, 2017 – OA Elections and Troop Meeting

 

This week’s meeting, we will begin with Elections for Order of the Arrow (OA) followed by Regular Troop Meeting. (link to OA information)

Field Uniform “Class A”–and Bring Scout Handbook.

 

 

 

Camping Trip Registration Boston Freedom Trail

Cabins at Camp Sayre APR. 28th, 29th, & 30th  

Signed permission slip (permission slip link) and

$65.00 Payment must be submitted by next Friday 03/31/17 meeting to attend the trip. We need an accurate headcount to plan meals, logistics, and arrange transportation.

 

On Friday April 28, 2017, Troop 37 will be traveling to Boston and stay in Camp Sayre Boy Scout Camp cabins located in Milton Massachusetts. On Saturday, we will take the Red Line Metro train into Boston to walk the Freedom Trail. The cost of the Trip is $65.00 which will include all lodging, transportation, meals, museum & US Constitution costs. Scouts will earn the Freedom Trail / Historic Trails Awards (medal & patches) by completing the Freedom Trail and filling out the Hike Credential Report. Several Parents plan on participating and are obtaining discount Hotel rates in Boston and will meet us on Saturday. All are welcome to attend.

Service Patrol:  Roaring Tigers – Please arrive by 7:15 to set up

Honor Patrol: Howling Coyotes

Knot of the Monthis Two Half Hitches- You also will need to know the knots of the previous months (Square, Sheet Bend, Clove Hitch, Bowline)

Animated link to Two Half Hitches http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Two_Half_Hitches


Saturday March 11th, EAGLE SCOUT COURT OF HONOR Saint Teresa’s Conran Hall 1634 Victory Boulevard

All Scouts are expected to attend.

 

The Troop will be conducting an Eagle Court of Honor for Joseph Esposito, Steven Kaht, and Peter Liu. As a Troop 37 Scout it is your duty to attend and Honor your fellow Scouts achievements. Those not attending must notify Mr. DiTrani why – prior to ceremony.

Please be in Class A Uniform with Merit badge sashes and arrive no later than 7:15 PM. Parents and family are invited. Refreshments will be served immediately following.

 

Set-up and practice for Color Guard / COH in Conran Hall @ 4:00pm – Please help out


Friday March 10, 2017 WEBELOS Crossover Ceremony

 

The WEBLOS Scouts are crossing over to be welcomed into Troop 37. The Meeting is starting at 7:30PM. Meet at the lower church hall in complete Class “A” Uniform

 

The Knot of the Month is the “Timber Hitch” practice tying it.

Animated link below to how to tie a Timber Hitch http://www.animatedknots.com/timber/

 

Black Hawks are the Service Patrol -please arrive by 7:15

 

Be sure to bring your Boy Scout Handbook to the meeting so we can record advancement requirements that were completed.