Monthly Archives: April 2018

Camporee- Friday May 4, 2018- Sunday May 6

Troop 37 – it’s all up to you!!! Be Prepared!!

Those attending the Camporee on May 4-6, 2018 at Pouch Camp please be at the Camporee Field by 4:30 P.M. (Manor Road across from the JCC).

[ ] Make sure you are Wearing Boots and in Full “Class A” Uniform including Scout Socks. (they will check)

[ ] Everyone should pack your Backpack accordingly, waterproofed, and be prepared for the checklist inspection (Link) at the check-in.

[ ] Pack A sandwich for Friday night’s dinner

[ ] Have a water bottle with water at check-in

[ ] Pack the 10 Essentials

[ ] Pack a Bandanna or Handkerchief for the First aid station.

[ ] Remember to Pack your “Class B” Troop T-shirt (Need it Saturday)

and most importantly don’t forget your [ ] Scout Spirit

Patrol Leaders be sure to bring: [ ] Rosters and [ ] Menus [ ] Patrol Flags

[ ] Have a Patrol Cheer, Yell, or Call [ ] Patrol Chuck Boxes and metal Legs.

[ ] a String Bag Pack, Pen,

If you have any questions, please contact your Patrol Leader or SPL.

Diagonal Lashing Links:

Square Lashing:

Sheer Lashing:

Troop Meeting Friday April 27, 2018

Troop Meeting Friday April 27, 2018

[ ] Bring Back Packs Packed to Troop Meeting– USE CHECKLIST Attached to the email from Mr. D

[ ] Class B Uniform and bring your Totem Chit Card! (except newer Scouts) We will be inspecting and preparing Personal equipment for Camporee

[ ] Patrol Leaders need to inspect their Patrol Boxes and ensure they are ready

[ ] Patrol Leaders Have Menus Ready and Patrol Headcount for Camporee

Saturday April 28, 2018

Hammer & Saw Day at Pouch Camp 9:00AM

Image result for clip art hammer and saw There will be service projects for units to work on. Units that attend will be given 75 points toward Unit awards at Camporee. Units must work a minimum of 4 hours. Units must have at least 50% of the Scouts in attendance for the Service Project. Adults are welcome to assist. Meet by Scout shop.



Saturday April 28th



Saint Teresa’s Conran Hall

All Scouts are expected to attend.

The Troop will be conducting an Eagle Court of Honor for Daniel Bilotto, John Carcaterra, and Aidan O’Brien. As a Troop 37 Scout it is your duty to attend and Honor your fellow Scouts achievements. Those not attending must notify Mr. DiTrani why – prior to ceremony.

Please be in Class A Uniform with Merit badge sashes and arrive no later than 7:15 PM. Parents and family are invited. Refreshments will be served immediately following.

Set-up and practice for Color Guard / COH in Conran Hall @ 4:00pm Saturday afternoon – Please help out

Troop Meeting Friday April 20, 2018 – 7:30 pm Uniform Class A

We will be working on Camporee preparations.

Please bring your Scout Handbook

Saturday April 28, 2018
Hammer & Saw Day at Pouch Camp
There will be service projects for units to assist on. Units that attend will be given 75 points toward Unit awards at Camporee. Units must work a minimum of 4 hours. Units must have at least 50% of the Scouts in attendance for the Service Project.

Passing of Don Larsen

It is with deep sadness that we must inform you of the passing of Don Larsen, loving Father of Linda Ferretti, Grandfather of Troop 37 Eagle Scout Nicholas Ferretti and Life Scout Joseph Ferretti.

Friends may visit Sunday and Monday, April 15th & 16th, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at: Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Avenue, Staten Island NY, 10314. (718) 447-4242

The Funeral Mass is Tuesday April 17th 9:30 a.m. at St. Teresa’s R.C. Church. 1634 Victory Blvd. Staten Island, NY 10314

Troop Meeting Friday April 13, 2018

This Friday Uniform standards will be relaxed NO UNIFORMs. Wear your favorite sports or school teams, superhero sweatshirt /t-shirt or whatever else you are comfortable in. We will be working on Gateway and Gadgets for Camporee. We will also be working on GPS and Map and Compass. Meeting starts promptly at 7:30. Patrol Leaders Please bring Patrol Roster and Menu plans.

On Saturday April 14th & possibly Sunday looking for some assistance from Star and Life Scouts (older Scouts) to assist with the Parish House makeover. We will be meeting at 9:00 am wear painting clothes.

Upcoming Events

Fri-Sun April 20-22, Camping Trip Quail Hill –Manalapan NJ -Tents

Friday April 27, Regular Troop meeting 7:30 pm Camporee Prep

Saturday April 28, 9:00 am-1:00 pm Hammer & Saw Day Pouch Camp

Saturday April 28, Eagle Scout Court of Honor 7:30 pm Conran Hall

Thursday May 3, Troop Parents Committee Meeting 7:30 PM Parish Hse

Fri-Sun May 4-6, CAMPOREE Pouch Camp- SAVE THE DATEcost $25

***** “ALL TROOP 37 SCOUTS NEED TO ATTEND” ***** Permission-Camporee18

Friday May 11, Merit Badge Troop meeting 7:30 pm

Saturday May 12, Troop Car Wash 7:30 am

Friday May 18, Mandatory Troop Parents Meeting- At least One Parent MUST Attend!!

Troop Meeting Friday and Parents Committee Meeting

Troop Parents Committee Meeting Thursday, April 5, 2018 7:30 PM

REMINDER: We will be having our monthly Troop 37 Parents Committee Meeting Tomorrow April 5, 2018, @ 7:30 PM at the Parish House. (White house on the corner of Slosson Ave. and Windsor Road by big School parking lot) WE NEED PARENTS TO BE INVOLVED!!!!

Troop Meeting Friday April 6, 2018

This week’s meeting starts promptly at 7:30 PM. Uniform standards will be relaxed Class B – Activity Uniform (Troop T-shirt). Please Be sure to bring your Scout Handbook to the meeting.


GREENBAR / PLC will meet at 6:30 PM prior to Troop Meeting 

All Senior Patrol Members & All Patrol Leaders are required to attend


Quail Hill Camping Trip April 20-23 Manalapan NJ -Tents PLEASE Pay for Trip $30 this week (Permission-Quail Hill tent18)


Troop Fleece Order- Last Call-Please get your Troop Fleece order form into Mr. Liu / Mr. Tim Lattanzio. The consolidated order will be submitted this week. Last chance to get one. (Fleece Order Form)


“Knot of the Month” is Tripod lashing- You also will need to know the knots of the previous months (Square, Sheet Bend, Clove Hitch, Two Half Hitches, Taught-line Hitch, Bowline). Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”? Check out the animated link to Tripod lashing


Patrol Leaders

[ ] Patrol Leaders inspect your Patrol Boxes and ensure they are ready

[ ] Patrol Leaders Have menu ideas ready and your preliminary Patrol headcount for Quail Hill


Service Patrol: Striking Cobras please arrive early to set up.

Honor Patrol: Black Hawks