Court of Honor

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 AUniform 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.

Upcoming Events:

It’s My Park Day – October 19th: For those who still need conservation for their 50 milers, or working on the BSA Outdoor awards this Saturday is “It’s My Park Day” in High Rock Park, 200 Nevada Avenue, SINY 10306.  They will be planting trees and doing some trail restoration from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Any Scouts or Scout Leaders interested please let me know.

Scouting for Food – November 2nd: More details to follow.

Pancake Breakfast – November 3rd:  Laura Esposito and Patty O’Brien will be accepting your completed and wrapped raffle baskets at the Court of Honor. The cutoff date for turning in your raffle baskets will be the 10/25 Troop meeting.

The Troop needs some scouts in Full Class A uniform on Sunday, October 27th, to assist our fundraising committee selling with raffles tickets after the masses at St. Nicholas for the  9:30AM and 10:30AM Masses. This has been cancelled.

Camping – November 15 – 17 If you are planning on attending the November 15 – 17 Alpine Camping Trip, you may start bringing in your $25.00 and Permission Slip {Click to download here}.  The cutoff date for trip payment AND permission slip is November 1,2013. We will not accept any payments or permission slips after this date.

It is important to note that this will be a serious hike of approximately 12 miles.  Hiking boots are an ABSOLUTE MUST and they need to be BROKEN IN PRIOR TO THAT WEEKEND.  New Hiking boots will cause your scout undue injury with blisters, so please start looking at your scouts boots now. Any scout showing up with sneakers will be sent home.

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