Gary Kaltenmeier

Friday, September 7, 2018 Troop 37 Meeting – Registration Night

Welcome back! We hope everyone had an enjoyable and safe summer vacation.

We will be conducting our first meeting on Friday, September 7, 2018 in lower church hall at 7:30pm.  Uniform standards are relaxed, please wear Class B.

Greenbar Meeting at 6:30

Parents are asked to attend registration and stay for a meeting with the Scoutmaster.

Please note our Registration Fees:

$100 for one child / $50 for each additional child.

Please make checks payable to: ” BSA Troop 37″

Troop37 Calendar 2018-19

Tues. July 10th T-Shirt Pickup Meeting and Important Summer Camp Information

Tues. July 10th T-Shirt Pickup Meeting

and Important Summer Camp Information

On Tuesday July 10th at 7:00PM-8:00PM , we will be at St. Teresa’s Lower Church Hall to collect any outstanding summer camp fees, medical paperwork and distribute your scouts ordered Class “B” T-shirts.

Please note: you must have all outstanding issues resolved at this meeting as we WILL NOT be accepting any fees or paperwork on the day departure.

[ ] Hawk Mountain
[ ] Volunteer Fire Dept Breakfast ($12.00 per person) –submit a headcount (scouts already paid for)
[ ] Friday Night Chicken Dinner ($9.00 ) (scouts already paid for)

[ ] Medicals Forms A, B & C (2 copies with Insurance card front and back) MUST HAVE
[ ] Food Allergy Forms (must have to attend camp)
[ ] Administer Over The Counter Medicine Form (must have to attend camp)


[ ] Printout the workbooks – MUST BRING TO CAMP

[ ] Read the Merit Badge requirements

[ ] Read the Merit Badge book

[ ] Complete all required prerequisites as outlined on the Merit Badge worksheet

Important Summer Camp Information

We will all meet for Mass at Saint Teresa’s next Sunday July 15th at 7:00 AM Sharp. Meet at the Lower Church Hall parking lot. After the vehicles are loaded and Mass is finished we will leave for the camp at about 8:30 AM. We will make our annual stop again this year at the , PA for a Breakfast Buffet. (Directions Here)

Families are needed to drive up to the camp with us. There will be a lot of equipment and scouts to transport.

  • All Scouts and leaders will wear the Class B Troop T-shirt up to the camp and Breakfast. We will change into Class “A” once we arrive at camp.
  • Please make sure your son(s) have their bathing suit on under their class B uniform (scout shorts/pants, socks, belt, Troop T-shirt) or readily available (not packed in a trunk) with their towel. They should also have their Class A Uniform shirt and Neckerchief readily available (not packed in a trunk) for as soon as we arrive at camp to take the troop photo.
  • Have a full water bottle to keep on their person as they tour the camp and to use daily to keep themselves hydrated.
  • Thursday is Hawaiian Shirt Day at Camp if you have a Hawaiian shirt bring it.
  • Be sure to bring Scout Socks Full dress “Class A” uniform for all breakfast and evening meals at the dining hall. For both camp wide campfires full dress class A uniform including Scout Socks
  • Bring a Hanger to Hang up your Uniform
  • Bring Your Scout Handbook to camp
  • Put your name or initials on the labels of all your clothing (especially uniform items)
  • Don’t Bring Valuables or any Electronic Devices (CELL PHONES, Ipod’s, games, phones, radios, etc.) to camp. Leave them at home.
  • Scout spending money is to be placed in an envelope clearly marked with your scouts name and amount contained within. All monies should be in small denominations (we recommend bills no larger than $10). All envelopes will be collected by Mr. “G” in the parking lot.

Additional Parents information / Scout Packing list {Click Here} and also Driving Directions


7:30 pm Saturday, June 9th


Saint Teresa’s Conran Hall

1634 Victory Boulevard

All Scouts are expected to attend.


The Troop will be conducting an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Anthony Mendez, Johnny Mendez, Michael Mendez and Julian Perdomo. All Parents, Alumni, Friends, & Supporters of Troop 37 are invited to attend and congratulate our three newest Eagle Scouts. As a Troop 37 Scout it is your duty and obligation 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 worn over shoulder and arrive no later than 7:10 PM. Parents and family are invited. Refreshments graciously provided by the Eagle Scouts’ families & served courtesy of the Troop 37 Hospitality Committee immediately following ceremony.

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

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!!

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

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

see most recent email blast Seeking 4 Scouts