Yearly Archives: 2018


This Week’s Meetings and News

Parents’ Committee Meeting Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 7:30 in the Parish House.  All parents are encouraged to attend.

Regular Troop Meeting– Friday, January 4, 2019 at 7:30.

GREENBAR will meet at 6:30 PM prior to Troop Meeting.  All Senior Patrol members & all Patrol Leaders are required to attend.

–         Please note there is no Religious Emblems meeting this week.  The next one will be January 11 at 6:30.

–         The meeting will involve the Cyber Chip, which is a requirement for the Scout and Star ranks and needs to be refreshed every year.

–         Class A Uniforms.

–         We are also going to be reviewing knots. If you need a refresher, click here- https://www.animatedknots.com/index.php

Hawk Mountain Trip– we will be cabin camping at Hawk Mountain from Friday, February 8 to Sunday, February 10.  The cost is $30.  The permission slip may be found here.  Please remit payment ASAP, but no later than Friday, January 25, 2019.

Finally, Happy New Year to all Troop 37 Family and Friends


Troop Meeting Friday, December 21, 2018

This Friday, December 21th, 2018 come celebrate the holiday spirit at Troop 37′s Annual Christmas Party. It is being held at the 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.

If you have not heard from your Patrol Leader, please contact him by Monday evening to inform him whether you and how many in your family will be attending.

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


Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, December 14

Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, December 14 at 7:30 in the LCH

We will be having a special guest speaker who is going to do a workshop on survival

–         Class B Uniforms

–         Service Patrol- Screaming Eagles.  Please arrive early to set up.

–         Program Patrol- Blackhawks

Upcoming events- Troop 37 Christmas Part- Friday, December 21 at 7:30 in the LCH Details to follow.


Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, December 7, 2018 at 7:30 in the LCH

Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, December 7, 2018 at 7:30 in the LCH

–         Greenbar Meeting at 6:30- All Leaders are expected to attend

–         Class A Uniforms

–         We will continue working on First Aid skills and Rank advancements.  Please bring your Handbook.

–         Service Patrol- Howling Coyotes.  Please arrive early to set up.

–         Program Patrol- Sly Foxes


Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, November 30 at 7:30 in the LCH

Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, November 30 at 7:30 in the LCH

–         Anyone working on a Religious Emblem with Mr. Jerome will meet at 6:30

–         Class A Uniforms

–         We will be working on First Aid skills and Rank advancements.  Please review pages 120-141 in your Handbook and bring your Handbook.

–         Service Patrol- Black Hawks.  Please arrive early to set up.

–         Program Patrol- Screaming Eagles

Service Project- Saturday, December 1 at 9 am in front of the Gym.

–         We will be assisting the St. Teresa’s Holy Name Society in putting up Christmas trees.  This activity is appropriate for the older scouts.  The HNS will also be decorating the trees, either later on Saturday or on Sunday. That part is appropriate for the younger scouts.  Additional information on the decorating will be provided.  Service time will be awarded.


Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, November 9

Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, November 9 at 7:30 in the LCH

–         Anyone working on a Religious Emblem with Mr. Jerome will meet at 6:30

–         Class A Uniforms

–         We will be working on Map & Compass skills.  Please bring a compass.

–         Service Patrol- Sly Foxes.  Please arrive early to set up.

–         Program Patrol- Howling Coyotes

Veteran’s Day Ceremony- Monday November 12 We have once again been invited by Mr. and Mrs. Nicotra to participate in the Veteran’s Day Ceremony next Monday at 900 South Avenue.  Everyone should be off from school that day and available to attend.  Please arrive no later than 8:45 in Full Class A uniform with Merit Badge sash.  We are also invited to a brunch at the Hampton Inn immediately following the ceremony.


Troop Meeting Friday November 2, 2018

GREENBAR  will meet at 6:30 PM prior to Troop Meeting. SPL, ASPLs and PLs are all expected to attend

Troop Merit Badge Meeting begins at 7:30 PM

We will be having Merit Badge Meeting in Lower Church Hall @ 7:30pm.  All scouts are to be in Class B Uniform so your Class A is clean and pressed for this weekend’s other events. Please remember to bring all your merit badge worksheets, books, and any other necessary items needed for the merit badge that you are working on. Scouts who signed out Merit Badge Books and have completed the merit badge please return them to Librarian. All Merit Badge Books from the Troop library must be signed out. Troop Librarian, please arrive early to set up Library.

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

Knot of the Month” is the Bowline. You should also know the knots of the previous months (Square Knot, Taught Line Hitch). Be Prepared!  Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”?

Alpine Camping Trip– 11/16-11/18- payment of $30 and completed permission slip (Found Here) MUST BE HANDED IN AT THIS MEETING.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Scouting for Food – Community Service Event

Troop 37 will be participating in Class A Uniform and cover a 3 hour shift from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Stop & Shop Supermarket, 1441 Richmond Ave., Staten Island, NY. During this time, the members of the unit will hand entering shoppers a flyer and ask them to purchase non-perishable goods to donate upon exiting the store.  All goods donated will support Saint Teresa’s Food Pantry, and will be given directly to Staten Island’s needy for the Holiday season. Service time will be credited towards advancement or other requirements.

Saturday Evening November 3, 2018

Set Up for Pancake Breakfast

We are scheduled to SETUP for the Pancake Breakfast at St. Teresa Conran Hall on Saturday, Evening November 3rd, starting at 6:00 pm.

Sunday November 4, 2018

Troop 37 Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

This is Troop 37’s most important fundraiser of the year and allows us to pay for equipment, subsidize trips, and keep the registration fee low.  As such, we need as many scouts as possible on Sunday to assist in waiting on tables.  Breakfast service will begin after the conclusion of the 7:30 mass. The Breakfast will continue throughout the morning until 2 PM. After the conclusion of the event, we will be taking up the tables and returning the Gym to its previous state.  Please arrive by 7:15.  Class A uniforms.


Court of Honor: Friday, October 26, 2018 7:30 PM Lower Church Hall

This Friday will be a Court of Honor for Troop 37.

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.

All parents and family are encouraged to attend to show their support of their son’s Scouting achievements.

There will be refreshments served immediately following.

Senior Patrol and Blackhawks (The Service Patrol) should arrive at 7:00 pm for setup.

Alpine camping Trip– We will be tent camping at Alpine Scout Camp in Alpine, NJ from Friday, November 16 to Sunday, November 18.  The cost is $30 per person.  The permission slip can be found (here). Payment is due ASAP, but no later than Friday, November 2.