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NO TROOP MEETING THIS WEEK

The Troop will be Cabin Camping at William B. Snyder Scout Camp for the weekend and participating on Saturday in Wreaths Across America at Arlington Cemetery                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Camp William B. Snyder, 6100 Antioch Road, Haymarket, VA, 20169, (571) 248-4904

We will depart from the Troop shed on Friday afternoon (12/12/14) meet there at 4:30 PM

You must wear FULL Class A Uniform and boots and be sure to bring a Cup to drink out of.

Scouts should pack for this trip using a soft duffle or gym bag rather than backpacks to save on space for loading vehicles.

“Be Prepared” Pack proper clothes for the weather. Check the forecast. Dress in LAYERS and bring the following:

  • [ ] Sandwich for Friday night
  • [ ] Hat
  • [ ] Gloves
  • [ ] Insulated long underwear/ underarmour
  • [ ] Heavy Jacket [ ] Raingear
  • [ ] Hiking Boots -A Must-
  • [ ] Extra socks
  • [ ] Cup for drinking (hot chocolate)
  • [ ] Sleeping Bag ( pad or air mattress)
  • [ ] Day pack/String Pack for Hike
  • [ ] Water Bottle or canteen
  • [ ]10 Essentials
  • [ ] Scout Handbook
  • [ ] Money for the Trading Post/ Gift shop

If you have not turned in a permission slip you can printout one (click here to download permission slip)
Link to Flyer about Trip http://bsatroop37.us/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Arlingtonw.pdf

                                                 NEXT WEEK
Troop 37 Christmas Party Friday Dec. 19, 2014 at Zion Lutheran Hall

Patrol Leaders need to obtain a headcount ASAP including how many parents and siblings are attending for food order. Report counts back to Senior Patrol


Nov. 21, 2014 – Regular Troop Meeting

Update: Are you working on Citizenship in the World Merit Badge? Have you completed Requiremen​t 7.c [visit with a student from another country]?  No? Well, you’re in luck.  Life Scout Ben Lattanzio’s family is hosting an Italian High School Exchange Student who will be attending tonight’s meeting.  Here is your chance to complete that requirement, so be sure to bring your worksheet or paper and a pen/pencil and be prepared to take notes.

Friday at 6:30pm we will be having a Religious Emblem meeting followed by our regular Troop meeting @ 7:30PM in Lower Church Hall of St. Teresa.

Scouts should be in Full Class A Uniform with their handbooks to have an rank requirements signed off from last weekend’s hike.

Saturday, Nov. 22nd, 2014: 9am to 4pm, we will be offering “CPR and First Aid skills for civilian first responders” course (click here to download flyer) conducted by Mr. Nadal, Mrs. Nuccio, Mr. Mendez and Mrs. Coriasco (Mr. Mendez’s Spouse).

Cost is a special discounted price of $55 per person. Lunch will be provided. Be sure to invite you family and friends.


Friday, Nov. 7th – Greenbar and Regular Troop Meeting and more…

This Friday we begin with our Greenbar meeting, so all Greenbar members need to be in Lower Church Hall at 6:30pm and have their meetings ideas for this month for a lively conversation.

The Troop meeting begins @ 7:30pm. All scouts should be in Class “A” Uniform and have their handbooks.

 Pouch Camp Backpacking Trip: (Pouch_Hike_2014_permissionslip)

Signed permission slip and $25.00 payment must be submitted at this Friday’s meeting in order to attend trip. We need to have an accurate headcount in order to plan and purchase enough backpacking meals.

Don’t forget about “The Ten Essentials” which can be found here. (THE 10 ESSENTIALS)

M. Fabisenski Eagle Project – Nov. 8th and 9th: (Mike Fabisenski Eagle Project Flyer)

WHEN: Nov 8 and 9, 2014 starting @ 8:30 AM with breakfast.

WHERE: Westerleigh Park @ the Bandstand.

WHAT: For The Friends of Westerleigh Park, we will:

1. On Saturday [Nov 8], we will scrape & prepare to paint the Bandstand floor, columns, rail & ceiling.

2. On Sunday [Nov 9], we will paint the Bandstand floor grey and paint its columns, rail & ceiling white.

Scouting for Food: We will be meeting at the Key Food Supermarket on Manor Road at 9am to collect food donations for local food banks. The cub scouts will be taking over at 12 noon.

 

 


Friday, October 17th –19th Alpine CampingTrip.

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

All scouts attending:

  • Everyone MUST be present 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!(THE-10-ESSENTIAL.pdf)
  • Have at least two FULL water bottles.
  • Be in Class “B
  • Patrol Leaders have a gear list of items you will need from shed.

There is NO TROOP MEETING this week.


Friday, October 3rd – Merit Badge Meeting

Alpine Historic Hike Trip Payment due *** CUT OFF DATE THIS FRIDAY***                                                 If you plan on attending the Alpine Scout Camp / Historic Hike on the Palisades Trip on October 17th,18th, &19th. Please be sure to bring $30.00 payment and signed a Permission Slip (PermissAlpinehike with you to the meeting this Friday.

Merit Badge Meeting                                                                                                                                          This Friday October 3, 2014, 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 from Summer Camp please return them to Librarian if finished. All Merit Badge Books from the Troop library must be signed out. Troop Librarians please arrive early to set up

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

 GREENBAR / PLC will meet at 6:30 PM prior to Troop Meeting

 Knot of the Month is Sheet Bend. You also need to know the knots of the previous months (Square Knot). Be Prepared!  Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”?  Check out Sheet Bend animated knot link:http://www.animatedknots.com/sheetbend/

 


Friday, June 13th – Flag Burning Ceremony – Meeting @ Pouch Camp

This Friday‘s meeting will be at 7:00 PM at Pouch Camp Camporee Field –Class A Uniforms. We will be participating in the Flag Retirement Ceremony. Please note meeting is starting ½ hour earlier and being held at Pouch Camp.

Pouch Camp Hike / E.Science M.B. Pre-Req

HIKE: Those wishing to attend will meet at 8AM at the lower church hall. Scouts need to be picked up at 12 noon in the parking lot of Pouch Camp. Each scout MUST have ALL of the following:

a.) Hiking Boots (No sneakers permitted).

b.) 1 L bottle of water, filled.

c.) Small backpack for water.

d.) Personal first aid kit

e.) Compass

f.) Hat

g.) Sunscreen

h.) Sunglasses

i.) Whistle

We’ll depart at 8:20 AM. Please be at Pouch at noon for pick-up. All parents are welcome to participate if they wish. Thanks.

Environmental Science Merit Badge

Any scout wishing to do the Environmental Science merit badge at summer camp must complete requirements 3e & 4 before going to camp. We will be doing these during the afternoon, as well as requirement 2. Scouts need to bring a notebook and pen. We’ll be working from 12:30-4:30 PM. Pick-up will be at the parking lot in front of the Scout Shop at 4:30 PM.

 

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

  • The required Liability Form {Click Here} MUST 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, 2014in 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.

o       Currently, we are missing the selections of 4 scouts.   Please email or bring your choices to this Fridays meeting.

o       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 13th – Flag Retirement Ceremony – Summer Camp Medicals Due
  • Jun 14th –Hike to Pouch / E. Science M.B. Pre-Req
  • Jun 20th – 22nd Canoe Trip
  • Jun 27th – Court of Honor
  • Jun 28th – Car Wash
  • July 13th – 19th – Hawk Mountain Summer Camp

 

 

 


Friday, May 23rd – Merit Badge Meeting

This Friday we will be having Merit Badge meeting in Lower Church Hall @ 7:30pm.  All scouts are to be in Class B uniform to allow Class A uniform to be clean for the Memorial Day Parade.

All scouts should have their handbooks to have any requirements completed during camporee signed off by their patrols leaders.

Memorial Day – Monday 05/26/14 as always Troop 37 will be Handing out Flags 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 NE 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 some time before 1:30 PM. Pickup location upon completion will be at Chase Bank 1480 Forest Avenue between Marianne Street and Livermore Avenue

Saturday 05/24/14 is a Troop Car Wash- Meet at 7:00 AM at the Shed. Earn your way and reduce your Parent’s summer camp costs.

Backpacking Merit Badge Trip:  Scouts interested in attending the Backpack Merit Badge Trip on May 30th to June 1st, must attend this merit badge meeting with a packed Backpack and begin the merit badge with Mr. Adelkopf.

HMSR Summer Camp:

 - 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.

 -   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.

 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.

 

Upcoming Events

  • May 24th – Car Wash
  • May 26th – Memorial Day Parade – Handing out Flags
  • May 30th – Regular Troop Meeting
  • May 30th – Jun 1st – Backpacking Merit Badge Trip (See Mr. Adelkopf about details)
  • May 31st – Car Wash
  • Jun 6th – Regular Troop Meeting – $$/Permission Slip cutoff for Canoe Trip
  • Jun 7th – Car Wash
  • Jun 7th - Keep Staten Island Clean Service Hours (Buffalo Street Clean up)
  • 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, May 16 – Camporee

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

Those attending the Camporee on May 16-18, 2014 at Pouch Camp please be at the

Camporee Field by 5:00 P.M. (Manor Road across from the JCC).

[ ] Make sure you are Wearing Boots and in Full “Class A” Uniform including Scout Socks.

[ ] Everyone should pack your Backpack accordingly and be prepared for the check list

 inspection at the check in.

[ ] Bring a Sandwich/Drink for Friday evening dinner.

[ ] Remember to Pack your “Class B” Troop T-shirt

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,

 

Upcoming Events

  • May 23rd – Merit Badge Meeting – Summer Camp Merit Badge DueWill not be accepting anything after this day.
  • May 24th – Car Wash
  • May 30th – Regular Troop Meeting
  • May 31st – Car Wash
  • Jun 6th – Regular Troop Meeting – $$/Permission Slip cutoff for Canoe Trip
  • 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, March 21st – Forestburg Camping Trip

This Friday we will be mustering at the shed no later than 4:30pm for our Forestburg Camping Trip.

All scouts are to be in Class B T-shirts and have a full water bottle on their person (Not in their bags).

Forestburg Packing:

  • Soft duffel bag for clothes
  • Warm clothes (an extra days worth of clothes, plan for getting wet) No shorts allowed.
  • Hat/Gloves/Jacket
  • Sleeping bag
  • 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)
  • Sandwich and Drink for Friday evening dinner
  • Football (if you have one)

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 28th – Regular Troop Meeting
  • Mar 29th – Troop 37 Camping Expo for the Girls Scouts @ Pouch Camp
  • 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 28th – Winterblast Camping Trip

This Friday we will be leaving for the Winterblast camping trip @ Ten Mile River.

We will muster at the shed no later than 4:30pm.  Our drive is approximately 2.5 Hours so be sure you are not late.

All scouts attending should have the following items:

  • Soft duffel bag for clothes
  • Warm clothes (an extra days worth of clothes, plan for getting wet) No shorts allowed.
  • Snow pants (recommended)
  • Hat/Gloves/Jacket
  • Sleeping bag
  • 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)
  • Sandwich and Drink for Friday evening dinner
  • Football (if you have one)

Leaders are expected to assist with Stations and Meal Times.

March 2nd Palm Burning is cancelled due to insufficient notice to Parish to bring palms to this coming Sunday masses.

March 7th meeting will be a regular Troop meeting and is the cutoff for permission slips and $30 payment for Forestburgh Scout Reservation Camping trip.

March 7th – 9th Ski Trip Details: Any questions, please contact Mr. Gutierrez

  1. You are scheduled to stay in B Lodge.  There are enough mattresses to sleep up to 44 people in this space. It is up to you to determine where everyone will sleep. There are 2 bathrooms (each wing of this lodge has a bathroom), each with 3 toilets, 3 sinks and 2 showers.
  2. Linens, towels and toiletries are not provided.  Most people bring sleeping bags, but bedrolls are fine, too. Food is not permitted in the cabins.  
  3. The spaghetti dinner that is  included in this special Boy Scout ‘Stay at PEEC’ package will be served on Saturday at 6:00 pm giving you ample time to finish skiing by 5:00 pm, drive back to PEEC and change into dry clothes!  A campfire is scheduled after the supper.
  4. The breakfast snacks will be available between 7:30-8:00 am on Saturday and Sunday.  Cabin inspection will be held before you get your snack on Sunday.  Cabins need to be emptied, swept and trash removed before inspection.

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 7th – 9th – Ski Trip at Shawnee and Regular Troop Meeting
  • Mar 14th – Webelos Crossover
  • Mar 21st – 23rd -  Camping Forestburgh Scout Reservation
  • Mar 28th – Regular Troop Meeting
  • April 3rd @ 3:45pm- Interfaith Passover Seder setup @ Conran Hall (Service Hours)
  • April 4th – Regular Troop Meeting – O/A Elections
  • April 11th – Mandatory Parents Meeting for Summer Camp and Regular Troop Meeting