Zack Kaltenmeier


Troop Meeting, Friday November 10, 2017

This week’s Troop Meeting Scouts should be in Regular Clothes -NO UNIFORMS (NO SLIDES) be sure to bring their Boy Scout Handbook. This month’s theme is Backpacking. We will be honing our Hiking and Backpacking skills, and Dutch Oven Cooking, and preparing our menus and equipment lists.        

We must know if you are attending our Backpacking Camping Trip to Pouch Camp. The trip is on November 17, 18, and 19, with a cost of $25 per person. If you plan on attending, you must turn in your PERMISSION FORM  (Click here to download Permission) and payment.

This week we will again work on Knot of the Month” is Clove Hitch. Taught Line animated knot link:

https://www.animatedknots.com/cloveend/index.php

Our Troop meeting starts promptly at 7:30 PM please be on time, Senior Patrol should arrive no later than 7:15.

Service Patrol:  Sly Foxes: please arrive early to set up LCH.

Honor Patrol: Screaming Eagles: Opening and Closing


Veterans Day Ceremony, 8:30 AM November 10, 2017

Boy Scout Troop 37 along with Cub Pack 37 has been requested to be the Color guard for the Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday November 10, 2017 at Corporate Park 900 South Avenue, Staten Island.

The ceremony will last about 20 minutes. We have been invited to a complimentary breakfast immediately following. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Class A uniforms – Cleaned and pressed – Look sharp

Shoes or Boots – no sneakers or sport shoes

Please arrive no later than 8:30 am

This event counts as Community Service for Rank Advancement

If you are attending, we need to know. Please email ditmj@aol.com


Troop Meeting Friday November 3, 2017

Troop Meeting Friday November 3, 2017

Scouts working on Religious Emblems will me at 6:30 prior to the regular Troop meeting

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

Troop Merit Badge Meeting begins at 7:30 PM

we will be having Merit Badge Meeting in Lower Church Hall @ 7:30pm.  All scouts are to be in Class B Uniform (NO SLIDES) This way your Class A is clean and pressed for Scouting for Food and Pancake Breakfast Troop fundraiser. 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 Library.

Service Patrol:  Panthers please arrive early to set up LCH.  

Honor Patrol: Striking Cobras Opening and Closing

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

https://www.animatedknots.com/cloveend/index.php

If you are planning on attending the November 17-19 Backpacking Trip to pouch Camp please bring attached Permission slip and $25.00 payment to the Troop meeting this week(Click here to download Permission)

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday November 4, 2017

Scouting for Food – Community Service Event

Troop 37 will be participating in Class A Uniform and cover a 3 hour shift from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Stop & Shop Supermarket, 1441 Richmond Ave., Staten Island, NY. During this time, the members of the unit will hand entering shoppers a flyer and ask them to purchase non-perishable goods to donate upon exiting the store.  All goods donated will support Saint Teresa’s Food Pantry, and will be given directly to Staten Island’s needy for the Holiday season. Service time will be credited towards advancement or other requirements.   

 

Saturday Evening November 4, 2017

Set Up for Pancake Breakfast

We are scheduled to SETUP for the Pancake Breakfast at St. Teresa Conran Hall on Saturday, Evening November 4th, starting at 6:00 pm.

 

Sunday November 5, 2017

Troop 37 Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

Sunday, November 5th is our annual Pancake Breakfast and Basket Bash It is our troop’s biggest fundraiser and we must all work together to make it a success. Set up for this event will take place on Saturday, November 4th beginning at 6:00 PM in the gym. Please make every effort to have your son help set up. On Sunday November 5th Class A Uniform. Breakfast service will begin after the conclusion of the 7:30 mass. The Breakfast will continue throughout the morning until 2 PM. After the conclusion of the event, we will be taking up the tables and returning the Gym to its previous state. More to Follow

Friday November 10, 2017

Veterans Day Ceremony

Boy Scout Troop 37 along with Cub Pack 37 has been requested to be the Color guard for the Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday November 10, 2017 at Corporate Park 900 South Avenue, Staten Island. The ceremony will last about 20 minutes. We have been invited to a complimentary breakfast at Hampton Inn immediately following. Everyone is welcome to attend. Class A uniforms – Cleaned and pressed – Look sharp, Shoes or Boots – no sneakers “Slides”, or sport shoes. Please arrive no later than 8:30 am This event counts as Community Service for Rank Advancement

 

Weekend of November 17, 18 & 19 2017

Backpacking Trip to Pouch Camp

The weekend of Friday November 17th is our annual Backpacking Trip to Pouch Camp.  It’s one of the most exciting and fun trips we have. On Friday night we all come to the meeting at regular time with our packs already packed. We wake up the next morning for breakfast and then with our backpacks and equipment hike the greenbelt blue trail to pouch camp. If you are planning on attending the November 17-19 Backpacking Trip to pouch Camp please bring Permission slip and $25.00 payment to the Troop meeting this week. (Click here to download Permission)


UPCOMING EVENTS

Weekend of October 27, 28 & 29 2017

Alpine Camping Trip-Historic Trail Hike

The Troop will be Tent Camping at Alpine Scout Camp for the weekend and will hike the Historic Palisades Trail. Patrols will be Patrol cooking with the exception of Lunch on Saturday which will be provided on the hike. Scouts and Scouters completing the Hike will earn the Historic Trails Award. The cost of the Trip will be $30.00 permission slips will be available at link: Permission Slip For Alpine Trip Cut -Off Date for payment and slip Oct. 20

 

Saturday November 4, 2017

Scouting for Food – Community Service Event

Troop 37 will be participating in Class A Uniform and cover a 3 hour shift from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Stop & Shop Supermarket, 1441 Richmond Ave., Staten Island, NY. During this time, the members of the unit will hand entering shoppers a flyer and ask them to purchase non-perishable goods to donate upon exiting the store.  All goods donated will support Saint Teresa’s Food Pantry, and will be given directly to Staten Island’s needy for the Holiday season. Service time will be credited towards advancement or other requirements.   

 

Sunday November 5, 2017

Troop 37 Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

Sunday, November 5th is our annual Pancake Breakfast and Basket Bash It is our troop’s biggest fundraiser and we must all work together to make it a success. Set up for this event will take place on Saturday, November 4th beginning at 6:00 PM in the gym. Please make every effort to have your son help set up. On Sunday November 5th Class A Uniform. Breakfast service will begin after the conclusion of the 7:30 mass. The Breakfast will continue throughout the morning until 2 PM. After the conclusion of the event, we will be taking up the tables and returning the Gym to its previous state. More to Follow

 

 

Friday November 10, 2017

Veterans Day Ceremony

Boy Scout Troop 37 along with Cub Pack 37 has been requested to be the Color guard for the Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday November 10, 2017 at Corporate Park 900 South Avenue, Staten Island. The ceremony will last about 20 minutes. We have been invited to a complimentary breakfast at Hampton Inn immediately following. Everyone is welcome to attend. Class A uniforms – Cleaned and pressed – Look sharp, Shoes or Boots – no sneakers “Slides”, or sport shoes. Please arrive no later than 8:30 am This event counts as Community Service for Rank Advancement

 

Weekend of November 17, 18 & 19 2017

Backpacking Trip to Pouch Camp

The weekend of Friday November 17th is our annual Backpacking Trip to Pouch Camp.  It’s one of the most exciting and fun trips we have. On Friday night we all come to the meeting at regular time with our packs already packed. We wake up the next morning for breakfast and then with our backpacks and equipment hike the greenbelt blue trail to pouch camp. More to Follow


Troop Meeting Friday October 20, 2017

Scouts working on Religious Emblems will me at 6:30 prior to the regular Troop meeting

Regular Troop Meeting begins at 7:30 PM Class A Uniform

This week Scout Skills Instruction we will work on Hiking Skills / Safety. We will also be prepping for the Alpine Hike-Camping Trip Oct. 27, 28 & 29

Cut -Off Date for $30 and Permission Slip For Alpine Trip  Due this week

 

Our Troop meeting starts promptly at 7:30 PM please be on time.

Senior Patrol should arrive no later than 7:15.

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

Honor Patrol: Sly Foxes Opening and Closing

 

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

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



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