Friday, May 23rd – Merit Badge Meeting

This Friday we will be having Merit Badge meeting in Lower Church Hall @ 7:30pm.  All scouts are to be in Class B uniform to allow Class A uniform to be clean for the Memorial Day Parade.

All scouts should have their handbooks to have any requirements completed during camporee signed off by their patrols leaders.

Memorial Day – Monday 05/26/14 as always Troop 37 will be Handing out Flags at the Staten Island Memorial Day Parade on Forest Avenue along the Parade route just prior to the start of the Parade. Look Sharp –“Class A” Uniform. We will meet at 11:20 AM at the NE Corner of Forest Avenue and Hart Boulevard. Bring a water Bottle. We need your help we have a couple thousand Flags to hand out. We are usually done some time before 1:30 PM. Pickup location upon completion will be at Chase Bank 1480 Forest Avenue between Marianne Street and Livermore Avenue

Saturday 05/24/14 is a Troop Car Wash– Meet at 7:00 AM at the Shed. Earn your way and reduce your Parent’s summer camp costs.

Backpacking Merit Badge Trip:  Scouts interested in attending the Backpack Merit Badge Trip on May 30th to June 1st, must attend this merit badge meeting with a packed Backpack and begin the merit badge with Mr. Adelkopf.

HMSR Summer Camp:

 Merit Badge Selections are Due.  Cooking and Welding Merit Badges are closed out, so if you had been planning to take either of these please submit your alternate selections.  Mr. Liu ( and I  ( will accept selections via email this week as well.

 –   Medicals:  We are accepting completed medical forms, OTC Medication form, Dietary Needs forms and a copy of the scouts health insurance card (Front and Back) .  They must be in duplicate AND stapled in order for us to accept them.  If you have these already completed, please bring them to any meeting to provide to Mr. Nadal or myself.

 June 7th – Keep Staten Island Clean Service Hours:

On Saturday, June 7, 2014, in conjunction with the Parks Department, Bay Terrace Civic Association, Yellowboots, and others, there will be a clean up of Buffalo Street from Hylan Boulevard to Durant Avenue.   Currently, the clean up is scheduled to begin at around 9/10 AM and last until1 PM.

Anyone who has need of service hours and wishes to help should email myself ( and Mr. Steve LoBaido ( to inform us that you will be in attendance.

Troop 37 Family & Alumni Canoe Trip Friday – Jun 20th – Jun 22nd : {CanoeTripFlyer2014}

The required Liability Form {Click HereMUST BE COMPLETED FOR EACH PERSON CANOEING and signed by Parents of those under 18 yrs of age and Permission Slip {Click Here} for all Scouts

All payments, Signed Permission Slips, and Release of Liability forms must be returned No Later than June 6, 2014 in order to reserve canoes, purchase food, and arrange for transportation. No replies necessary please, just payment and forms in order to attend.


Upcoming Events

  • May 24th – Car Wash
  • May 26th – Memorial Day Parade – Handing out Flags
  • May 30th – Regular Troop Meeting
  • May 30th – Jun 1st – Backpacking Merit Badge Trip (See Mr. Adelkopf about details)
  • May 31st – Car Wash
  • Jun 6th – Regular Troop Meeting – $$/Permission Slip cutoff for Canoe Trip
  • Jun 7th – Car Wash
  • Jun 7th – Keep Staten Island Clean Service Hours (Buffalo Street Clean up)
  • Jun 13th – Flag Retirement Ceremony – Summer Camp Medicals Due
  • Jun 20th – 22nd Canoe Trip
  • Jun 27th – Court of Honor
  • Jun 28th – Car Wash
  • July 13th – 19th – Hawk Mountain Summer Camp


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