This Friday, May 25, 2018, we will be having a regular meeting in Lower Church Hall @ 7:30 pm. All scouts are to be in Class B uniform Troop T-Shirts to allow Class A uniform to be clean for the Memorial Day Parade. We will be going thru tents and equipment from camporee and also small group will go over to Parish House to put the furniture back.
Saturday 05/26/18 Flags on Graves of Veterans 10:00 am
Ocean View Cemetery 3315 Amboy Rd, Staten Island, NY Request that Scouts help to honor those who served. Parents and siblings welcome. Meet at the cemetery main entrance parking lot Class A Uniform. It takes less than an hour.
Memorial Day – Monday 05/28/18 as a long-standing tradition Troop 37 will be Handing out Flags to spectators 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 N/E 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 at 1:00 PM. Pickup location upon completion will be at the Chase Bank 1480 Forest Avenue – between Marianne Street and Livermore Avenue
To many, Memorial Day, the federal U.S. holiday that takes place every year on the last Monday of May, is just another excuse for a three-day weekend. It’s also known as the day that marks the official start of summer and as a day devoted to getting great deals at the mall or online. However, the true meaning of Memorial Day goes far beyond barbecues and mattress sales.
The holiday began after the Civil War, and at that time was known as “Decoration Day.” While it was originally founded to honor the soldiers who died in the Civil War, today, Memorial Day is a day to honor all of the Americans who have died in military service.
Americans should take a moment from their day of celebration and leisure to reflect on the brave sacrifices of those who have given their lives for this great nation
And I’m proud to be an American,
where at least I know I’m free.
And I won’t forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me.
Troop 37 Annual Family & Alumni Canoe Trip
Friday, June 22, Through Sunday, June 24, 2018
Ten Mile River –Conklin Farms- Tent Camping
All payments, Signed Permission Slips, and Release of Liability forms must be returned No Later than June 8, 2018, for us to reserve canoes, purchase food, and arrange for transportation