Connor Wasneuski

Court of Honor-Friday, June 28, 2019 at 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. We also have medals and patches to give out for the Philadelphia Trip and Camp-O-Ree.   The special, year-end awards of Rookie of the Year, Advancement of the Year and Scout of the Year will also be presented.

Scouts should be in Full Class A“ Uniform with merit badge sashes.

All Parent 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 should arrive at 7:00 pm for setup.


REMINDER: Summer Camp medicals are (over)due to be turned in. Also, final payment for Hawk Mountain is due.

We also need to know if Parents are attending:

1-   Breakfast in Pennsylvania on Sunday July 14th  ($12 for parents and siblings)

2-   Chicken Dinner on Friday Evening July 2019th ($10 for parents and siblings)

If you plan on attending the breakfast or dinner please make payment on Friday so we have an accurate head count.

Flag Retirement Ceremony- this Friday, June 14, 2019

Our weekly Troop Meeting will be at the Camp-O-Ree Field (across from the JCC) at 6:30 where we will be attending the annual Flag Retirement Ceremony.  Please wear your Class A uniform.

Car Wash

The third and final opportunity to defray the cost of summer camp will take place this Saturday, June 15.  Meet at the shed at 7 am.  If you are not going to the car wash, you should be going to:

Benton Adelkopf’s Eagle Project 

Starts at 8:30 on Saturday morning.  Please see the attached flyer (here).

Hawk Mountain Medicals– are now overdue. 

If you have not handed them in, please contact Mr. Carp to arrange a pickup ASAP.

Upcoming events:

  • June 21-23- Canoe Trip, Ten Mile River.
  • June 28- Troop 37 Court of Honor, 7:30.

Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, May 31 at 7:30

  • We will be having a visit from City Councilman and Eagle Scout Joe Borelli.
  • Class A uniform

Troop Car Wash #2 – Saturday, June 1

Meet at the shed at 7 am.  Earn your way and reduce your parents’ cost for summer camp.  Flyer for the car wash may be found (here).  Please pass this out to your friends.

Family Canoe Trip –  June 21-23 at Conklin Farms- Ten Mile River.  

Please see flyer (here). All canoers must complete a Liability Release Form.  All scouts must complete a Permission Slip.  

Flyer and required liability release form and permission slip may be found:

All payments are due by next Friday, June 7.

Liam O’Brien’s Eagle Project- Saturday, June 8 at 7:30 am.  

See flyer (here) for details.  Please come and support your fellow scout.

Jersey Jam- 

We are working on the calendar for next year.  Our first Troop wide trip will be to Jersey Jam on October 4-6.  This looks like it is going to be a lot of fun.  Please see the flyer (here). Although the trip isn’t until October, we need to remit payment by the end of June.  Cost is $50 per person.  Please note that we understand that you may not know now if you can attend this and you will not be precluded from going if you do not pay now, however, we would ask whoever knows they can go to pay now to reduce the amount of money the Troop will have to lay out. A permission slip for the trip may be found (here).

Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, May 24 at 7:30

–         Wear Class B t-shirt, so your Class A is clean for the Memorial Day Parade

Troop Car Wash- Saturday, May 25

The first of our 3 car washes will be this Saturday.  Meet at the shed at 7 am. Earn your way and reduce your parents’ cost for summer camp. (Flyer)

Memorial Day Parade – Sunday, May 26

In the continuation of 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. Please note that the parade is on Sunday and not Monday this year. 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 as we have a few thousand Flags to hand out. We are usually done by1:00 pm. Pickup location will be at the Chase Bank 1480 Forest Avenue – between Marianne Street and Livermore Avenue

Adventure Park Trip- Sunday, June 9 at 2 pm- LAST CALL

Payment of $45 per person is due by this Friday, May 24.Click here for details on this trip.

Family Canoe Trip –  June 21-23 at Conklin Farms- Ten Mile River.  

Flyer and required liability release form and permission slip may be found –

Payment is due as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, June 7.

Merit Badge Meeting- Friday, May 10 at 7:30

–         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.

–         Scouts who are not working on a Merit Badge will be going through and cleaning equipment from the Camporee, so the dress code isClass B uniforms.

–         Younger scouts, please bring your Handbooks, you will also be working on advancements

Scouting for Food- Saturday, May 1110 am to 1 pm  

As the St. Teresa’s Food Pantry is often low on food, we have added a second Scouting for Food day to help them feed the needy in our community.  This will take place at the Stop & Shop located at 1441 Richmond Avenue. Full Class A uniform.  Service hours will be recorded.  Do a Good Turn!

Upcoming events:

Friday, May 17– Regular Troop Meeting/Guest Speaker

Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19– David LaGanga’s Eagle Project- please flyer (here).

Friday, May 24– Regular Troop Meeting

Saturday, May 25– Troop Car Wash, 7 am

Sunday, May 26, Memorial Day Parade- hand out flags 11:30 am

Friday, May 31– Regular Troop Meeting

SaturdayJune 1– Troop Car Wash, 7 am

Friday, June 7– Regular Troop Meeting.  Hawk Mountain Medicals Due.

Saturday, June 8– Liam O’Brien’s Eagle Project, details shortly.

Sunday, June 9– Adventure Park Trip, 2pm- $45 per person, payable ASAP.  See flyer (here)

Friday, June 14– Flag Retirement Ceremony at Pouch Camp, 6:30

Saturday, June 15– Troop Car Wash, 7 am

Friday, June 21-Sunday, June 23– Family Canoe Trip at TMR- details shortly.

Friday, June 28– Court of Honor

Troop Meeting, Friday, April 26 at 7:30

–         Greenbar– meeting at 6:30.  All members must attend.

–         Last Call for Camporee Payment.  $30 per person.  Permission slip may be found (here)

–         Class B Uniform

–         We will be having a gear shakedown.  Bring your backpack packed as you would for the camporee.  See the Inspection Checklist (herefor items you will need besides clothes, a sleeping bag, sleeping pad and water bottle.

–         Bring Totin Chip card (except new scouts),

Hammer & Saw Day- Saturday, April 27 at 9 am-1 pm at Pouch Camp

–         There will be service projects to work on.  In order to earn 50 points towards our Camporee score, we need 50% of scouts in attendance, so please make every effort to attend.  Adults are welcome to help.  Meet by the Scout Shop.

No Troop Meeting this week- Allamuchy Trip

Meet at the shed at 5 pm on Friday.  More info to follow. Drivers still needed for Friday and/or Sunday

Upcoming Events:

Friday, April 19– No Troop Meeting- Good Friday

Friday, April 26– Regular Troop Meeting at 7:30. Camporee prep.

Saturday, April 27- Hammer & Saw Day at 9 am at Pouch Camp- this is worth 50 points towards our Camporee score, however, we need 50% of scouts in attendance to earn that.  Please make every effort to attend.

Camporee- May 3-5 at Pouch Camp.  Cost is $30 per person.  Permission slip may be found (here)  Payment is due as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, April 26.

Webelos Crossover Troop Meeting- Friday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m and Committee Meeting

Parents Committee Meeting – Thursday, March 7 at 7:30

In the Parish House.  All parents are encouraged to attend. There are plenty of opportunities to get involved.

Webelos Crossover Troop Meeting- Friday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m

–          This Friday we will be welcoming 10 new scouts from Pack 37 into our Troop. Please make every effort to attend to welcome your new fellow scouts.

–          GREENBAR will meet at 6:30.  Senior Patrol and all Patrol Leaders are required to attend.

–          Class A uniform

–          After the crossover ceremony, we will be hearing from a guest speaker

–          Senior Patrol will be the Service Patrol

Philadelphia Trip- March 29-31

Flyer is found (here) and Permission Slip may be found (here)  All payments MUST be received by Friday, March 15.  No exceptions.

Allamuchy Trip- April 12-14 

Permission Slip may be found (here) Payment of $30 is due as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, March 22.