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Troop Meeting Friday September 12, 2014

Uniform:“Class A” We are holding a Uniform Inspection- Patrol Points.

 Please be sure to bring your Boy Scout Handbook-

 

This week’s Scout Skills Instruction working on Emergency Preparedness

 

If you are attending the Raft-0-ree Camping trip please bring:

[ ] Payment of $70   [ ] Permission Slip   [ ] Landers Liability Form

 

The “Square Knot” is the Knot of the Month – Know how to tie it!

CHECK OUT the Animated Knots link http://www.animatedknots.com/reef/    

 

Green Bar Meeting Recap- immediately following Troop Meeting.


Friday, June 6th – Regular Troop Meeting

This Friday there will be having our regular Troop meeting in Lower Church Hall @ 7:30pm.  All scouts are to be in Class A uniform with handbooks.

June 7th – Keep Staten Island Clean Service Hours:

  • On Saturday, June 7, 2014, in conjunction with the Parks Department, Bay Terrace Civic Association, Yellowboots, and others, there will be a clean up of Buffalo Street from Hylan Boulevard to Durant Avenue. Currently, the clean up is scheduled to begin at around 9/10 AM and last until1 PM.
  • Anyone who has need of service hours and wishes to help should email myself (smh428@gmail.com) and Mr. Steve LoBaido (sitreeguy9667@aol.com) to inform us that you will be in attendance.

Troop 37 Family & Alumni Canoe Trip Friday – Jun 20th – Jun 22nd : {CanoeTripFlyer2014}

  • The required Liability Form {Click HereMUST BE COMPLETED FOR EACH PERSON CANOEING and signed by Parents of those under 18 yrs of age and Permission Slip {Click Here} for all Scouts
  • All payments, Signed Permission Slips, and Release of Liability forms must be returned No Later than June 6, 2014 in order to reserve canoes, purchase food, and arrange for transportation. No replies necessary please, just payment and forms in order to attend.

HMSR Summer Camp:

  • Medicals: We are accepting completed medical forms, OTC Medication form, Dietary Needs forms and a copy of the scouts health insurance card (Front and Back) . They must be in duplicate AND stapled in order for us to accept them. If you have these already completed, please bring them to any meeting to provide to Mr. Nadal or myself.
  • Merit Badge Selections are Due. Cooking and Welding Merit Badges are closed out, so if you had been planning to take either of these please submit your alternate selections. Mr. Liu (p.liu@earthlink.net) and I (smh428@gmail.com) will accept selections via email this week as well.
    • Currently, we are missing the selections of 4 scouts.  Please email or bring your choices to this Fridays meeting.
    • All merit badges that have pre-requirements and need Leader sign off should be brought to a meeting and reviewed with an available leader. Please have a completed form letter filled out and ready for the Leaders signature.  {Click here to download Form Letter}

Upcoming Events

  • Jun 7th – Car Wash
  • Jun 13th – Flag Retirement Ceremony – Summer Camp Medicals Due
  • Jun 20th 22nd Canoe Trip
  • Jun 27th – Court of Honor
  • Jun 28th – Car Wash
  • July 13th 19th – Hawk Mountain Summer Camp


Friday, April 11th – Mandatory Parents Summer Camp Meeting

This Friday we will be having a Mandatory Parents Summer Camp meeting.  At least one parent/guardian is required to attend to pick up the necessary literature and forms for your scouts to attend summer camp and pay the second installlment.  Please make every effort to attend.

All scouts are to be in Class A uniform and will be doing a camping equipment shake out in preparation for Durland Camping Trip.

GNYC Camporee: registration deadline is April 16th, so we require those attending to submit their payment and signed permission slips this Friday. {Download permission slip here}.

Durland Scout Reservation: With no meeting on the Friday before the camping trip we will require the payment and signed permission slips for the Durland Camping as well. {Download permission slip here}.

 

Upcoming Events

  • April 12th – 10A – 1P – Messenger of Peace Hike/Service Project  – Lake Cemetery, 36 Willowbrook Road
  • April 12th – C. Gundacker Eagle Project – Henry Kaufmann Camp – 1131 Manor Road
  • April 18th – Good Friday – No Meeting
  • April 25th – 27th – Durland Scout Reservation – Tent Camping
  • May 2nd – Regular Troop Meeting
  • May 9th – Regular Troop Meeting
  • May 10th – Car Wash
  • May 16th – 18th – Camporee
  • May 23rd – Merit Badge Meeting
  • May 24th – Car Wash
  • May 30th – Regular Troop Meeting
  • May 31st – Car Wash


Friday, March 7th – Regular Troop Meeting/Ski Trip

This Friday we will be having our regular Troop meeting for those scouts not attending the Family Ski Trip.

Those attending the Ski Trip are to meet at the shed by 4:30pm.

Scouts are to be in Class A uniform and have their handbooks with them.

We will not be cancelling the Forestburg Camping Trip at the end of March, so this meeting is the cutoff for permission slips (Click here to Downloadand $30 payment for Forestburg Scout Reservation Camping trip.

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 14th – Webelos Crossover
  • Mar 21st – 23rd -  Camping Forestburg Scout Reservation
  • Mar 28th – Regular Troop Meeting
  • April 3rd – Interfaith Passover Seder Setup @ 3:45pm Conran Hall
  • April 4th – Regular Troop Meeting
  • April 11th – Mandatory Parents Meeting for Summer Camp and Regular Troop Meeting
  • April 12th – 10A – 1P – Messenger of Peace Hike/Service Project
  • April 18th – Good Friday – No Meeting
  • April 25th – 27th – Durland Scout Reservation – Tent Camping


Friday, Feb 21st – Regular Troop Meeting

This Friday we will be having a Regular Troop Meeting.  All scouts should be in Class A uniform. We will be in Class A Uniform.

HMSR Summer Camp Reservation:  If your scout wishes to attend Hawk Mountain Summer Camp this is the last meeting to submit the $65 required to secure the campsites for the Troop. 

Winter Blast at TMR will be next week’s trip.  All scouts who signed up must have the following:

  • Soft duffel bag for clothes
  • Sleeping bag
  • Hat/Gloves/Jacket
  • Warm      clothes (plan for wet clothes)
  • Boots(waterproof preferred), a few extra pairs of socks and a second pair of shoes
  • Full Water      Bottle / Drinking Cup / Fork,Spoon and Knife (There will be no utensils provided by Troop or Organizers)

Leaders are expected to assist with Stations and Meal Times.

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 28 – March 2nd – Winter Blast at TMR
  • March 2nd – Palm Burning
  • Mar 7th – 9th – Ski Trip at Shawnee
  • Mar 14th – Webelos Crossover
  • Mar 21st – 23rd -  Camping Forestburgh Scout Reservation
  • Mar 28th – Regular Troop Meeting

 


Friday, Feb. 7th – Regular Troop Meeting

This Friday we will be having a Regular Troop Meeting.  All scouts should be in Class A uniform. Our Class A uniform will require you to wear your new 60th Anniversary neckerchiefs. These will the neckerchiefs we use for all of 2014.

Scout Sunday was a great success.  I have received nothing but compliments about the behavior of the scouts during the course of the entire day!  I would like to thank all of our scouts for demonstrating once again that you are truly fine young men and I am proud to work with you.

Our next two events require you to submit your payments, if you wish to attend by this Friday’s meeting, February 7, 2014

Feb 28th – Mar 2nd – Winter Blast @ TMR – In order to secure a place for our Troop to attend we must have a final headcount and payment to GNYC by February Roundtable, Feb 10thThe cost is $60 per person and we will require everyone’s monies no later than February 7th’s meeting as well as a signed permission slip (Click here to download).  Please make checks payable to “BSA Troop 37”.

March 7th – 9thSki Trip – Anyone interested in attending the March Ski Trip, will  need to bring a minimum payment of $50 no later than February 7th troop meeting. This is a non-refundable payment to secure the lodging reservations and make checks payable to “BSA Troop 37”.  All payments must be accompanied by a fully completed permission slip (Click Here to download).

Please download the Ski Trip Flyer (Click Here to  download) for pricing.  Any questions can be directed to Ron Gutierrez.

 

HMSR Summer Camp Reservation:  In order to secure our camp sites for this coming summer we need to submit payment to Hawk Mountain no later than February 21st. If your scout wishes to attend summer camp we will need $65 no later than Feb 21st.

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 7thCutoff for $$ and permission for Winter Blast
  • Feb 14th – Regular Troop Meeting
  • Feb 21st – Regular Troop Meeting
  • Feb 28 – March 2nd – Winter Blast at TMR
  • March 2nd – Palm Burning
  • Mar 7th – 9th – Ski Trip at Shawnee


Friday, Jan. 17 – 19th – Winnebago Camping Trip

We will be mustering at the shed @ 4PM, no later than 4:30PM, Winnebago       Camping Trip.

  • Everyone MUST be in hiking boots! No sneakers! (Sneakers can be packed)
  • Pack in Soft Duffel Bags – Proper Clothing for weather (Cold and Wet)
  • Have Day Packs in backpack for Saturday hike.
  • Day Packs should have room for the Ten Essentials! (List on website)
  • Have FULL water bottles (Santa gave it to you to use).
  • Bring a sandwich and drink for Friday evening.
  • Be in Class “B”

 

Scout Sunday is quickly coming upon us, February 2, 2014, and it not too late to submit your payment to attend. {Click here to download the Flyer}

All monies are to be paid no later than Friday, January 24th.  Parents and siblings are $25 per person.  The Troop is covering the cost for all active Scouts of Troop 37.

For tickets or payment please contact Regina Nadal (347) 466-0080, reginanadal@gmail.com . Please make checks payable to “BSA Troop 37”.

We hope to see you there.

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 24th – Merit Badge Meeting
  • Jan 31st – Regular Troop Meeting
  • Feb 2nd 10AM – Scout Sunday Mass
    • Noon – Court of Honor at Li Greci’s Staaten
    • Feb 7thCutoff for $$ and permission for Winter Blast
    • Feb 14th – Regular Troop Meeting
    • Feb 21st – Regular Troop Meeting
    • Feb 28 – March 2nd – Winter Blast at TMR


Friday, Dec. 6th – Merit Badge Meeting

We will be having a Merit Badge meeting this Friday night.  All Scouts must:

  • Be in Full Class “A” uniform
  • Have Scout Handbooks
  • Have all necessary requirements prepared for meeting with their Merit Badge counselors.

Also, we will be accepting Winnebago Camping Trip Payment and Permission slips {Click to Download}. Payment is $25 per camper.

Upcoming Events

  • Fri.      Dec 13th: Regular Troop Meeting
  • Fri.      Dec 20th: Troop Holiday Party – Lower Church Hall
  • Wed.      Dec 25th: Merry Christmas!
  • Fri.      Dec. 27th: No Meeting – School Closed
  • Fri.      Jan 3, 2014: Regular Troop Meeting: Cut-Off Date for $25 and Permission Slip for Winnebago Camping Trip

Sat. Jan 4th 12:30pm 3:30pm: Church of the Ascension Luncheon {Click to download pdf} This is an excellent opportunity to obtain service hours which all scouts need in order to advance.  Remember “A Scout is helpful”

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Friday, Nov. 22nd – Regular Troop Meeting

We will have our Regular Troop Meeting this Friday, November 22nd, in Lower Church Hall.

All scouts are to be in Class “B” uniform so their Class “A” uniform will be clean and ready for Eagle Court of Honor on Saturday, November 23rd.

All Parents are requested to assist the Eagle Committee in assembling the Eagle Court of Honor Programs for Saturday’s Ceremony.(Remember, one day soon this may be for your Eagle).

All Scouts who received a tent or canopy this past weekend are expected to return them at this meeting, cleaned and dried.  We will be opening, inspecting and re-packing them at this meeting in preparation for our next trip.

We will be inspecting the Patrol Stoves, Utensil Kits and Cook Pot sets for cleanliness and inventory as well.

Eagle Court of Honor – Saturday, November 23rd:

All scouts are expected to be in attendance! Full Class “A” with Merit Badge Sash. (Don’t forget the Socks and Neckerchief)

-Set-up in Conran Hall @ 4:00pm – All hands on deck (Many hands make light work)

-Court of Honor Ceremony @ 7:30PM – All scouts expected @ 7PM

Upcoming Events

  • Thu. Nov 28th: Happy Thanksgiving
  • Fri. Nov 29th: No Meeting – School Closed
  • Fri. Dec 6th: Merit Badge Meeting
  • Fri. Dec 13th: Regular Troop Meeting
  • Fri. Dec 20th: Troop Holiday Party – Lower Church Hall
  • Wed. Dec 25th: Merry Christmas!
  • Fri. Dec. 27th: No Meeting – School Closed
  • Fri. Jan 3, 2014: Regular Troop Meeting: Cut-off Date for $$ and Permission Slip for Winnebago Camping Trip


Friday, Nov. 15th – Alpine Camping Trip

We will be mustering at the shed @ 4PM, no later than 4:30PM, Alpine Camping Trip for the Historic Palisades Trail Hike.

 

All scouts:

 

  • Everyone MUST be in Hiking Boots! No sneakers! (Sneakers can be packed)
  • Pack in Backpacks – Proper Clothing for weather (Cold and Wet)
  • Have Day Packs in backpack for Saturday.
  • Day Packs should have room for the Ten Essentials! (List on website)
  • Have two FULL water bottles.
  • Be in Class “B”

 

 

Upcoming Events

  • Fri, Nov 22nd: Eagle      Ceremony Program preparation – As many Parents as      possible are requested to assist      (one day soon this may be for your Eagle).
  • Sat Nov 23rd: Eagle Scout      Court of Honor – Setup 4pm, Ceremony 7:30pm. Scouts expected @ 7pm