Monthly Archives: October 2012


Troop Meeting Friday November 2, 2012

Troop Meeting Friday November 2, 2012

Uniform: “Class A” We are holding a Uniform Inspection- Patrol Points

 

We are going to be preparing for the upcoming hiking/ backpacking trip to Pouch Camp on November 16th, 17th & 18th.

 

If you are attending the Backpacking trip, you need to bring $25.00 and signed permission slip to the meeting.

Please be sure to bring your Boy Scout Handbook-

This week Scout Skills Instruction we will work on Hiking/Backpacking – review Boy Scout Handbook pages 262-283. We will also be demonstrating how to cook backpacking meals with a turkey bag.

The “Clove Hitch” is the Knot of the Month – Know how to tie it!

 

Check out the Animated “Clove Hitch”   http://www.animatedknots.com/cloveend/

We will be collecting all the wrapped baskets for the Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at this week’s meeting. If anyone has anything else they would like to donate they can bring it as well.

Green Bar Meeting- immediately following Troop Meeting.

Our Troop meeting starts promptly at 7:30 PM please be on time, Service Patrol, and Senior Patrol should arrive no later than 7:15.

 

 

 

 

 


October 26 Merit Badge Meeting

October 26, 2012: Merit Badge Meeting

This Friday will be our merit badge meeting. Scouts are encouraged to bring any and all materials or workbooks that they need for their merit badges. All Merit Badge Books from the Troop library must be signed out, and please make sure to return any Merit Badge Books when finished. Merit Badge workbooks and requirements/ information can be obtained at Merit Badge Research Center http://www.meritbadge.com/

We had great weather and a fantastic time on the Fort Wadsworth Urban Camping Trip, Thanks to all the Adult Leaders and Parents who attended and helped with transportation. During part of this week’s meeting those Scouts not actively working on Merit Badges we will be straightening up equipment from the Trip.

We will be collecting all the wrapped baskets for the Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at this week’s meeting, October 26th, and at next week’s meeting November 2nd.  If anyone has anything else they would like to donate they can bring it then as well.

Our Troop meeting starts promptly at 7:30 PM please be on time, Service Patrol, Troop Librarians and Senior Patrol should arrive no later than 7:15.

Know your Knots – September = Square Knot   October = Sheet Bend

 

 

 

 


Fort Wadsworth Camping Trip

Camping Trip October 19, 20, & 21 2012 Fort Wadsworth Urban Campsite

The Troop will be tent camping at Fort Wadsworth for the weekend

  • We will depart from the Troop shed on Friday afternoon around 4:30 PM.
  •  Scouts and Adults Must bring “Class A Uniform” for Saturday
  •  Bring your own snack/dinner for Friday evening.
  •  Patrols will be Patrol Cooking.
  •  Bring a mess kit (Cup, Knife, Fork Spoon, & Bowl or Dish)
  •  Pack appropriately for the weather (rain gear, warm enough Jacket) using the Camping  Personal Checklist. (click here)
  •  If you have any questions contact your Patrol and/or Senior Patrol Leader.

 

We could use the help from a couple of Parents to assist with transportation-  just to drop off on Friday and pick up at Fort Wadsworth on Sunday morning at 12:30.


Troop Meeting

Troop Meeting Friday October 12, 2012

Uniform:“Class A” We are holding a Uniform Inspection- Patrol Points

Please be sure to bring your Boy Scout Handbook-

This week Scout Skills Instruction we will work on Cooking/ Propane Stove Safety – review Boy Scout Handbook pages 314-342 & 414-415. We will also be prepping equipment for the Ft. Wadsworth Camping trip.

The “Sheet Bend” is the Knot of the Month – Know how to tie it!

CHECK OUT the Animated Sheet Bend Knot link

http://www.animatedknots.com/sheetbend/

 

REMINDER: Patrol Leaders need to: [  ] Conduct an inventory of their Patrol box and bring completed report to meeting. Report can be found on Troop web site in the resources section.

 

Green Bar Meeting- immediately following Troop Meeting.

 

 


Court of Honor

Court of Honor:  Friday, October 5, 2012

On Friday will be our Fall Court of Honor for our scouts.

A Court of Honor, as the name states, is a ceremony held to present scouts with awards they have earned such as merit badges and rank badges which recognize their achievements.

Scouts should be in Full Class A“ Uniform with merit badge sashes.

Senior Patrol and Service Patrol should arrive at 7:00 pm for setup.

All Parent and Family are encouraged to attend. There will be refreshments served immediately following.

IMPORTANT- If you are attending the Oct 19 -21 Fort Wadsworth Camping Trip please bring $25.00 and Permission Slip {download here}

If YOU want to attend, Payment and Permission slip must be turned in no later than this Friday October 5, 2012 or you will not be able to attend!!!!

**Pancake BreakfastIf you have not chosen a Raffle Basket for the Pancake breakfast nor paid the $10 for your family food tickets, Mrs. Naughton will be at the Court of Honor with the remaining basket choices and accepting the fee for you family food tickets. Be sure to see her at some point.

**Staten Island Half Marathon: Troop 37 needs the assistance of Scouts, Parents, older brother and sisters to assist with staffing two water stations.

When: Sunday October 7, 2012- 6:30 am to 11:30 am Home before Noon

Where: Location ChangeBay Street and Maryland Ave
(one block south of Hyland Blvd f/o Bagels by the Bay  @ 1237 Bay Street)

Who:  Scouts, Parents, Adults, older Brothers and Sisters
What:  Staff water stations- NO UNIFORMS