Yearly Archives: 2017

Merry Christmas

“For it is in giving that we receive.”- Francis of Assisi

NO Troop Meeting -Friday December 22, 2017

NO Troop Meeting -Friday December 29, 2017

Next Troop Meeting Friday January 5, 2017
The Monthly Theme: Physical Fitness
Knot of the Month: Bowline
Green Bar Meeting at 6:30
Religious Emblem Training at 6:30
Regular Meeting 7:30

Image result for eagle medalMemorial Mass Remembering

Troop 37 Eagle Scout

Fred Fischer



Thursday Evening 7:00PM
December 21st, 2017
Holy Family Church
366 Watchogue Road,
Staten Island, NY 10314

December 15th, 2017 Christmas Party Information

This Friday, December 15th, 2017 Come celebrate the holiday spirit at Troop 37′s Annual Christmas Pizza – Party. It is being held at regular meeting location St. Teresa’s Lower church Hall 7:30 pm.


      No Uniforms. Wear something festive!!!


Parents and siblings are encouraged to attend. In addition to pizza, deserts, skits, and songs we are expecting a visit from Santa and he needs to know who is coming.

Please contact your Patrol Leader to inform him whether you and how many in your family will be attending. Please reach out if you have not heard from him by Monday evening.

Senior Patrol please be sure to arrive by 7:00 pm for setup

Troop Meeting Friday December 8, 2017

This will be a special Troop Meeting Class A Uniform. Representatives from Staten Island University Hospital-Northwell Health will be conducting a “Stop The Bleed!” training session for Scouts, Leaders, Parents and Alumni of Troop 37 are all welcome to attend. The only thing more tragic than a death from bleeding….is a death that could have been prevented.

A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes. While emergency responders will arrive as quickly as possible, bystanders are almost always there first. In the case of disaster and high-casualty incidents, emergency services are often spread thin. This is where Stop The Bleed! comes in to play. This FREE training program will teach you to stop severe bleeding and Save a Life!  WILL YOU BE READY?

Stop the Bleed Booklet:


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Knot of the Month” is Lanyard Hitch (Cow Hitch).

Scouts -Check your email for New Troop Knot Challenge You should also know the knots of the previous months (Square Knot, Two Half Hitches, Taught Line Hitch, Clove Hitch). Be Prepared! Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”? Check out the Cow Hitch animated knot link:

Service Patrol: Screaming Eagles please arrive early to set up LCH.

Honor Patrol: Black Hawks Opening and Closing


Upcoming Events

Troop 37 Christmas Party- Friday December 15

NO MEETING Friday December 22

NO MEETING Friday December 29

Troop Meeting / Greenbar/ Religious Emblems Friday January 5

Merit Badge Meeting Friday January 12

Troop Meeting / BOR’s / Religious Emblems Friday January 19

Camping Trip Durland- January 26, 27, & 28

Troop Meeting Friday, December 1, 2017

Scouts working on Religious Emblems will me at 6:30 prior to the regular Troop meeting

GREENBAR / PLC will meet at 6:30 PM prior to Troop Meeting All Senior Patrol Members & All Patrol Leaders are required to attend

Regular Troop Meeting begins at 7:30 PM- Class B Uniform
This week Scout Skills Instruction we will work on 7 A & B the remaining requirements for earning the Search and Rescue Merit Badge.
Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) system, latitude, and longitude. We will also be working on winter skills in preparation for Klondike.
Bring Scout Handbook

Knot of the Month” is Lanyard Hitch (Cow Hitch)
You should also know the knots of the previous months (Square Knot, Two Half Hitches, Taught Line Hitch, Clove Hitch). Be Prepared! Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”? Check out the Cow Hitch animated knot link:

BOWL-A- THON – Rab’s Country Lanes
This weekend on Saturday and Sunday Aquehonga District will be holding it’s BOWL-A- THON. If you are interested in attending on either day or both please see the attached flyer (Click Here). It is still not too late to sign up for bowling.

Service Patrol: Pink Panthers please arrive early to set up LCH
Honor Patrol: Howling Coyotes Opening and Closing

Upcoming Events
Stop the Bleed – Friday, December 8th – Troop Meeting – Guest Speakers
Troop 37 Christmas Party – Friday, December 15


Troop Meeting November 17, 2017

7:30 PM Lower Church Hall — NO UNIFORMS

During our normal meeting we will distribute food and patrol gear for our backpacking trip. We will then conduct an inspection and shake down of everyone’s pack. After the inspection we will go over the schedule of events for our backpacking trip and a number of other issues. After that we are showing a movie. We will be sleeping over in the lower church hall that night and hiking out in the morning. Bring your Backpack loaded and ready to Go- Use the checklist on Troop web site to pack. Please give some careful thought to necessary items that should be included in your pack such as proper clothing for the season, rain gear, and sleeping gear, a cup, etc.

Patrol Leaders be sure to bring the ingredients and recipe for you Dutch Oven Dinners for Saturday night …

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

Check out the Animated “Clove Hitch”    



Monday Evening November 20, 2017 at 6:00 PM for a Dinner

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Troop Meeting, Friday November 10, 2017

This week’s Troop Meeting Scouts should be in Regular Clothes -NO UNIFORMS (NO SLIDES) be sure to bring their Boy Scout Handbook. This month’s theme is Backpacking. We will be honing our Hiking and Backpacking skills, and Dutch Oven Cooking, and preparing our menus and equipment lists.        

We must know if you are attending our Backpacking Camping Trip to Pouch Camp. The trip is on November 17, 18, and 19, with a cost of $25 per person. If you plan on attending, you must turn in your PERMISSION FORM  (Click here to download Permission) and payment.

This week we will again work on Knot of the Month” is Clove Hitch. Taught Line animated knot link:

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

Service Patrol:  Sly Foxes: please arrive early to set up LCH.

Honor Patrol: Screaming Eagles: Opening and Closing

Veterans Day Ceremony, 8:30 AM November 10, 2017

Boy Scout Troop 37 along with Cub Pack 37 has been requested to be the Color guard for the Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday November 10, 2017 at Corporate Park 900 South Avenue, Staten Island.

The ceremony will last about 20 minutes. We have been invited to a complimentary breakfast immediately following. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Class A uniforms – Cleaned and pressed – Look sharp

Shoes or Boots – no sneakers or sport shoes

Please arrive no later than 8:30 am

This event counts as Community Service for Rank Advancement

If you are attending, we need to know. Please email