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Camporee-Friday May 19, 2017 -Sunday May 21

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

Those attending the Camporee on May 19-21, 2017 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 check list inspection (link) at the check in.

[ ] Pack A sandwich for Friday nights dinner

[ ] 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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-fF4BG0rlk

Lashing:         http://learnlashing.blogspot.com/2014/05/basic-lashing.html

 

 

 

 

 


Troop Meeting Friday May 5, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Greenbar Meeting prior to at: 6:30

This Friday we begin with our Greenbar meeting, ALL Greenbar members need to be in the Lower Church Hall at 6:30 PM.

[ ] Summer Camp T-shirt orders are due this Friday if it is not in you will not have one. (see summer camp forms link )

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

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

[ ] If you are attending the Camporee at Pouch on May 19-21, 2017
You must bring Payment $30.00 and Permission Slip (click here).
We need to know Yes or NO that you are attending, there are no Maybe’s!

[ ] Patrol Leaders need to inspect their Patrol Boxes and ensure they are ready
[ ] Patrol Leaders Have Menus Ready and Patrol Headcount for Camporee
[ ] Patrol Leaders need to have a skit, song or cheer


Troop Meeting Friday April 21,2017

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.

     

Patrol Leaders

[  ]  Two Patrol Leaders still need to complete their Patrol flags

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

[  ]  Patrol Leaders Have Menus Ready and Patrol Headcount

 

Service Patrol: Roaring Tigers please arrive early to set up.

Honor Patrol: Sly Foxes

 

“Knot of the Month” is Two Half Hitches- You also will need to know the knots of the previous months (Square, Sheet Bend, Clove Hitch, Bowline). Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”?  Check out animated link to Two Half Hitches http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Two_Half_Hitches

Saturday April 22, 2017

 Hammer & Saw Day at Pouch Camp 9:00AM

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. Adults are welcome to assist.  Meet by Scout shop.

 


Troop Meeting Friday April 7, 2017

Greenbar / PLC  Meeting at 6:30

This Friday we begin with our Greenbar / PLC meeting,  ALL Greenbar members need to be in the Lower Church Hall at 6:30 PM.

Regular Troop Meeting begins at 7:30 PM

[  ] Class A Uniform

[  ]   Patrol Leaders bring your Patrol flags

 

We will be preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse Camp0ree that will be held May 19, 20,21.  Mark your calendar and get ready for the Apocalypse.

 

Service Patrol: Howling Coyotes please arrive early to set up.

Honor Patrol: Panthers

 

“Knot of the Month” is Two Half Hitches- You also will need to know the knots of the previous months (Square, Sheet Bend, Clove Hitch, Bowline). Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”?  Check out animated link to Two Half Hitches http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Two_Half_Hitches

UPCOMING EVENTs

Saturday April 8, 2017  & Sunday April 9, 2017

Eagle Project – Liam Shea 

Curtis High School Football field, 105 Hamilton Ave Staten Island 10301. Wear cloths you don’t mind getting paint on. (Flyer attached)

 

Saturday April 15, 2017

Eagle Project – Aidan O’Brien

Silver Lake Park 9:00 AM meet near Forest Avenue entrance to Park

Project hours will credit Conservation requirements. (Flyer attached)

Friday April 28-April 30 2017

 

Boston Freedom Trail Trip

Traveling to Boston and stay in Camp Sayre Boy Scout Camp. On Saturday, we will take the Red Line Metro train into Boston to walk the Freedom Trail. The cost of the Trip is $65.00 which will include all lodging, transportation, meals, museum & US Constitution costs. Scouts attending will earn the Freedom Trail Medal/ Historic Trails Awards.


Friday March 24, 2017 – OA Elections and Troop Meeting

 

This week’s meeting, we will begin with Elections for Order of the Arrow (OA) followed by Regular Troop Meeting. (link to OA information)

Field Uniform “Class A”–and Bring Scout Handbook.

 

 

 

Camping Trip Registration Boston Freedom Trail

Cabins at Camp Sayre APR. 28th, 29th, & 30th  

Signed permission slip (permission slip link) and

$65.00 Payment must be submitted by next Friday 03/31/17 meeting to attend the trip. We need an accurate headcount to plan meals, logistics, and arrange transportation.

 

On Friday April 28, 2017, Troop 37 will be traveling to Boston and stay in Camp Sayre Boy Scout Camp cabins located in Milton Massachusetts. On Saturday, we will take the Red Line Metro train into Boston to walk the Freedom Trail. The cost of the Trip is $65.00 which will include all lodging, transportation, meals, museum & US Constitution costs. Scouts will earn the Freedom Trail / Historic Trails Awards (medal & patches) by completing the Freedom Trail and filling out the Hike Credential Report. Several Parents plan on participating and are obtaining discount Hotel rates in Boston and will meet us on Saturday. All are welcome to attend.

Service Patrol:  Roaring Tigers – Please arrive by 7:15 to set up

Honor Patrol: Howling Coyotes

Knot of the Monthis Two Half Hitches- You also will need to know the knots of the previous months (Square, Sheet Bend, Clove Hitch, Bowline)

Animated link to Two Half Hitches http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Two_Half_Hitches


TMR WINTER BLAST CAMPING TRIP MARCH 3RD -5TH 2017- No Meeting

We are meeting at the Troop Shed on Friday at 4:30 PM sharp

Please be aware that we are cabin camping and the temperature can still drop significantly, so be sure to pack properly, using a soft duffle or gym bag. NO BACKPACKS, and please bring the following:

[ ] Bring Your TROOP FLEECE

[ ] Bring a Sandwich or brown bag something for your Friday night dinner.

[ ] You must bring your own Cup to drink out of

[ ] Nalgene / Water bottle

[ ] Wool or Fleece Hat

[ ] Gloves

[ ] Jacket

[ ] Hiking Boots

[ ] Extra socks

[ ] Appropriate Clothes

[ ] Money for the Trading Post

[ ]10 Essentials

[ ] String Bag or Day Pack for Hike

[ ] Sleeping Bag / foam pad or air mattress

[ ] Fishing Rod if you want to Fish (camp supplies bait)

For camping trip to Ten Mile River (TMR) Scout Reservation, please review and use the {packing list.} The items will be necessary to insure your health and comfort while participating in the activities planned for a camping trip. Please, NO radios, iPods, electronic games or other sound emitting electronic devices. ALL clothing items that a scout takes should be permanently marked with their name.

TMR is located in the Sullivan County Catskills in New York State, near Monticello and Narrowsburg. It is about a two-hour drive from the George Washington Bridge. TMR Scout Camp,1481 Crystal Lake Road, Narrowsburg, New York 12764,     (845) 252-2000

 


NO MEETING THIS WEEK -Friday Feb. 10, 2016

Valley Forge Trip – scheduled for Feb 10th, 11th, & 12th

has been CANCELLED by the organizers.

 

 

           NEXT MEETING      Friday February 17, 2017

Merit Badge Meeting

On Friday February 17, 2017 there will be a Merit Badge Meeting. 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.

Troop Librarians please arrive early to set up

 

Service Patrol: Howling Coyotes please arrive early to set up.

Honor Patrol: Pink Panthers

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

http://www.animatedknots.com/lashshear/#ScrollPoint

 

March 3rd TMR- Winter Blast Trip

Need to know if you are attending..

$40 per Scout… Limited Space. Please make payment and Print out Permission Form (Click Here)

 


FORESTBURG CAMPING TRIP January 27th– 29th, 2017- No Meeting

We are meeting at the Troop Shed on Friday at 4:30 PM sharp

Please be aware that we are cabin camping and the temperature can still drop significantly, so be sure to pack properly, using a soft duffle or gym bag and please bring the following:

[ ] Bring a Sandwich or brown bag something for your Friday night dinner. [ ] You must bring your own Cup to drink out of
[ ] Boy’s Life Magazine -February 2017 issue
[ ] Nalgene / Water bottle [ ] Wool or Fleece Hat [ ] Gloves [ ] Jacket [ ] Hiking Boots [ ] Extra socks [ ] Money for the Trading Post [ ]10 Essentials
[ ] String Bag or Day Pack for Hike
[ ] Sleeping Bag / foam pad or air mattress [ ] Scout Handbook [ ] Pen

 

For camping trip to Forestburg Scout Reservation, please review and use the {packing list.} The items will be necessary to insure your health and comfort while participating in the activities planned for a camping trip. Please, NO radios, iPods, electronic games or other sound emitting electronic devices. ALL clothing items that a scout takes should be permanently marked with their name.

Forestburg Scout Reservation, 1945 Route 42, Forestburg, NY 12777 845-856-3008, for more information about Forestburg Scout Reservation http://fsrcamp.org/

 

Reminder:  Save the Date February 5th 2017

Troop 37 Scout Sunday Breakfast at the Staaten


Troop Meeting Friday January 6, 2017 – 7:30PM

GREENBAR / PLC Meeting at 6:30 PM

This week’s meeting, we will be working on Cold Weather Camping.

We will also be collecting Permission Slips (click here) and $30.00 for the Forestburg Cabin Camping Trip on January 27th, 28th, & 29th

Religious Emblems Meeting at 6:30 PM Scouts working on Pope Pius XII religious emblems please make sure you have read chapters 5 & 6 and be prepared to discuss.

Knot of the Month” is Taught Line Hitch. You should also know the knots of the previous months (Square Knot, Sheet Bend, Clove Hitch, Two Half Hitches, Bowline). Be Prepared!  Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”? Check out Taught Line animated knot link:

http://www.animatedscoutknots.com/tautline_hitch.html