Monthly Archives: December 2012


Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah and have a Happy New Year!

 

Dec. 28th– NO Meeting- School Closed

Next Troop Meeting 7:30 PM – Friday January 4, 2013 – Knot of the Month: “Bowline”

We must know if you are attending our Camping Trip to Winnebago, New Jersey for cabin camping. The trip is on January 11, 12, and 13, with a cost of $30 per person. If you plan on attending you must turn in your PERMISSION FORM [Click Here] and payment. This is the cutoff date if  you want to attend and the only meeting before the trip to prepare. We need a confirmation Yes or No headcount for planning menus and arranging for drivers.

We will be collecting toiletries for the Church of the Ascension this will be your last chance to donate. Remember that A Scout is Helpful. (It is your choice of bring any of the following items: shampoo, soap, deodorant, combs, hairbrushes, toothpaste, tooth brushes, shaving cream, shaving razors or talcum powder.)

There will also be a “Know Knot Challenge” for anyone wants to try. If you beat the challenge  Your patrol will also be awarded points. (click here for challenge info)

 


Troop Meeting Friday December 21, 2012

We will be working on First Aid skills and the Two Half Hitches Knot. Please review Boy Scout Handbook – First Aid Chapter 4, starting on pg. 125 and be sure to bring your handbook to the meeting. (Patrol Points). Uniform: Class A

Winnebago Scout Reservation- Camping Trip Cabins, If you plan on attending the
January 11-13, 2013 trip please bring signed permission slip and payment of $30. The
cutoff date if you want to attend this trip is Jan 4th. (Permission slips on Troop Web Site)

• Collecting Toiletries
We will be collecting toiletries for the Lakeside Manor at the meeting this week. It is
your choice of to bring any of the following items: shampoo, soap, deodorant, combs,
hairbrushes, toothpaste, tooth brushes, shaving cream, shaving razors or talcum
powder. These will be distributed to Senior Citizens at the Church of the Ascension’s
annual holiday luncheon in January.(Community Service Flyer)

The “Know Knot Challenge” will be held for anyone who is ready!


Troop Annual Christmas Party Location change…

Troop 37 Annual Holiday Party
The Annual Christmas Party for Troop 37 & Family is being held on Friday December 14, 2012 at 7:30 pm.

Unfortunately, Pouch Camp and Berlin Lodge are still without power requiring the Troop to move the party to Lower Church Hall of St. Teresa’s.

Parents and siblings are encouraged to attend.  In addition to pizza, soda, hot cocoa / cider, donuts, skits and songs we are expecting a visit from Santa and he needs to know who is coming.


Friday, December 7th, 2012 – Merit Badge Meeting

Merit Badge Meeting
This Friday December 7, 2012, will be a Merit Badge Meeting. Please remember to bring all your merit badge worksheets, books, and any other necessary items needed for the merit badge that you are taking. All Merit Badge Books from the Troop library must be signed out, and please make sure to return any Merit Badge Books when finished.
Service Patrol and Troop Librarians please arrive early to set up.

Collecting Toiletries
We will be collecting toiletries for the Lakeside Manor at the meeting this week. It is your choice of to bring any of the following items: shampoo, soap, deodorant, combs, hairbrushes, toothpaste, tooth brushes, shaving cream, shaving razors or talcum powder. These will be distributed to Senior Citizens at the Church of the Ascension’s annual holiday luncheon in January.

Troop 37 Annual Holiday Party
The Annual Christmas Party for Troop 37 & Family is being held on Friday December 14, 2012. Parents and siblings are encouraged to attend. Patrol Leaders and Senior Patrol must obtain an accurate head count for the number of Scouts, Parents, and Sibling who plan on attending.  In addition to pizza, soda, hot cocoa / cider, donuts, skits and songs we are expecting a visit from Santa and he needs to know who is coming.

Ad Altari Dei
Scouts who’ve signed up to earn the Ad Altari Dei religious award are expected to be at the meeting at 7PM to review the next steps of the award with Mr. Nadal.

Knot of the Month” is Two Half Hitches. You also need to know the knots of the previous months (Square Knot, Sheet Bend, and the Clove Hitch). Be Prepared!  Anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”?  Check out Two Half Hitches animated knot link: http://www.animatedknots.com/roundturn/index.php?LogoImage=LogoGrog.jpg&Website=www.animatedknots.com