Zack Kaltenmeier


No Troop Meeting this week- Good Friday

No Troop Meeting this week- Good Friday

To all the Troop 37 friends and family, have a blessed and happy Easter

Upcoming events

Friday, April 26– Regular Troop Meeting, 7:30.  Camporee Prep. Last chance to pay for Camporee- $30 per person

Saturday, April 27– Hammer & Saw Day at Pouch Camp, 9 am-1 pm.  We need at least 50% of the Troop to attend to earn 50 points towards Camporee.

Thursday, May 2- Parents Committee Meeting, 7:30 in the Parish House

Friday, May 3 to Sunday, May 5– Camporee at Pouch Camp.  Permission slip may be found (here),

Friday, May 10– Merit Badge Meeting, 7:30

Saturday, May 11– Scouting for Food- 10 am to 1 pm.- Stop & Shop 1441 Richmond Avenue

Friday, May 18– Regular Troop Meeting, 7:30

Friday, May 25– Regular Troop Meeting, 7:30

Saturday, May 26– Troop Car Wash, 7 am


Mandatory Parents Summer Camp Meeting- Friday, April 5 at 7:30

Mandatory Parents Summer Camp Meeting- Friday, April 5 at 7:30- At least 1 parent must attend

–         GREENBAR meeting at 6:30.  Senior Patrol and all Patrol Leaders must attend.

–         Scouts will be working on menus for the Allamuchy trip and will be beginning Camporee prep.

–         Uniform standards are relaxed this week.  Wear the shirt or jersey of your favorite sports team.

–         Service Patrol- Screaming Eagles- please arrive by 7:15 to set up

–         Program Patrol- Howling Coyotes

–         Scouts- be sure to get your merit badge selections to Mr. Carp by Friday.  First year scouts, please let Mr. Carp know by Friday if you are attending summer camp so he can register you for the Pathfinder Program.

–         We will also be raffling off a fully paid one week stay at Hawk Mountain for a lucky scoutas well as a fully paid Friday night stay at the Micro Hotel for some lucky parent(s). Parents attending Summer Camp meeting will receive a raffle ticket at no cost….(one per family). Must be present to win.

Camporee- May 3-5 at Pouch Camp.  Cost is $30 per person.  Permission slip may be found (here)  Payment is due as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, April 26.

Adventure Park of Long Island Trip– Sunday June 9 at 2 pm.  Please see the attached flyer (here) Cost is $4 per climber payable as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, May 17.


Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, March 22 at 7:30p.m.

Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m.

–         We will be having a very special guest speaker giving a presentation on Urban Hiking in preparation for the Philadelphia Trip

–         Class A Uniforms

–         Program Patrol- Blackhawks

–         Service Patrol- Sly Foxes. Please arrive 15 minutes early to set up.

Matt Bilotto Eagle Project- Saturday, March 23 at 9 am– Scroll down for more information.

Allamuchy Trip- April 12-14.  Last Call.  Permission slips and payment of $30 must be received by this Friday, March 22. Permission slip may be found (here)

Adventure Park of Long Island Trip– this trip which was postponed from the fall due to inclement weather has been rescheduled toSunday June 9 at 2 pm.  Please see the attached flyer (here) Cost is $45 payable as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, May 17.

Upcoming Events:

March 29-31– Philadelphia Trip

April 5- Mandatory Summer Camp Meeting.  At least 1 parent must attend.

April 12-14- Allamuchy Trip

April 19- No Meeting.  Good Friday

April 26- Regular Troop Meeting

May 3-5- Camporee at Pouch Camp


Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m.

–          Class A uniform

–         Bring your Handbooks

–         We will continue working on knots and begin working on lashings. Visit this link for a refresher- https://www.animatedknots.com/indexscouting.php Pay special attention to the Timber Hitch, Square Lashing and Diagonal Lashing.

–         Program Patrol- Screaming Eagles

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

Philadelphia Trip- March 29-31LAST CALL. Click for Flyer and Permission Slip.  All payments MUST be received by this Friday, March 15.  No exceptions.

Allamuchy Trip- April 12-14.  Permission Slip may be found (here).  Payment of $30 is due as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, March 22.


Passing of Thomas Jakubowski

It is with deepest regret to inform you that Thomas Jakubowski, age 89, of Port Richmond, passed away on February 27, 2019. He was the beloved father of David Jakubowski (Assistant Scoutmaster) and his wife Claire; cherished grandfather of Troop 37 Eagle Scouts Daniel, Justin, and Robert. Family and friends will be received at the Matthew Funeral Home, Inc., 2508 Victory Boulevard, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. On Monday, March 4th, at 11:00 am A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Adalbert’s R.C. Church (337 Morningstar Road).  Repast to follow at 12:30 pm at the Staaten.


Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m.

–         Class A uniform

–         We will be beginning a series of meetings where we work on knots and lashings.  For this meeting, please review pages 359 to 371 in your Handbook.  Also, please visit this link for a refresher on the knots we will be working on-https://www.animatedknots.com/indexscouting.php

–         Service Patrol – Howling Coyotes, please arrive early to set up an get equipment from the shed

–         Program Patrol- Sly Foxes

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Winter Blast- We will be attending Winter Blast at Ten Mile River Scout Camp from Friday, March 1 to Sunday, March 3.  We will be cabin Camping.  Cost is $30. Payment must be received by this FridayFebruary 22.  A copy of the Permission slip may be found (here).


No Troop Meeting this week- Hawk Mountain Camping Trip

No Troop Meeting this week- Hawk Mountain Camping Trip

Those going to Hawk Mountain, meet at the shed on Friday at 4:30.  More info to follow.

Upcoming events:

Friday, February 15– Regular Troop Meeting

Friday, February 22– Regular Troop Meting

Friday, March 1 to Sunday, March 3– Winter Blast at Ten Mile River

Friday, March 8– Regular Troop Meeting/Webelos Crossover


Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, January 18 at 7:30

Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, January 18 at 7:30

–         Class A uniforms

–         We will be working menu planning and cooking in preparation for the Hawk Mountain Trip

–          Bring your handbooks. We are doing Boards of Review

–         Service Patrol- Blackhawks.  Please arrive early to set up.

–         Program Patrol- Screaming Eagles

Hawk Mountain Trip– we will be cabin camping at Hawk Mountain from Friday, February 8 to Sunday, February 10.  The cost is $30.  The permission slip is attached.  Please remit payment ASAP, but no later than next Friday, January 25.

Scout Sunday– Sunday, February 3.  We will be attending 10 am Mass at St. Teresa’s.  Immediately following will be the Troop Court of Honor breakfast at the Staaten.  Please see the attached flyer. The Troop will be paying for all active scouts.  The cost for others is $30 per person.  Please remit payment by Friday, January 25.  Patrol Leaders, please contact your members to get a headcount for the breakfast.


This Week’s Meetings and News

Parents’ Committee Meeting Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 7:30 in the Parish House.  All parents are encouraged to attend.

Regular Troop Meeting– Friday, January 4, 2019 at 7:30.

GREENBAR will meet at 6:30 PM prior to Troop Meeting.  All Senior Patrol members & all Patrol Leaders are required to attend.

–         Please note there is no Religious Emblems meeting this week.  The next one will be January 11 at 6:30.

–         The meeting will involve the Cyber Chip, which is a requirement for the Scout and Star ranks and needs to be refreshed every year.

–         Class A Uniforms.

–         We are also going to be reviewing knots. If you need a refresher, click here- https://www.animatedknots.com/index.php

Hawk Mountain Trip– we will be cabin camping at Hawk Mountain from Friday, February 8 to Sunday, February 10.  The cost is $30.  The permission slip may be found here.  Please remit payment ASAP, but no later than Friday, January 25, 2019.

Finally, Happy New Year to all Troop 37 Family and Friends


Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, December 14

Regular Troop Meeting- Friday, December 14 at 7:30 in the LCH

We will be having a special guest speaker who is going to do a workshop on survival

–         Class B Uniforms

–         Service Patrol- Screaming Eagles.  Please arrive early to set up.

–         Program Patrol- Blackhawks

Upcoming events- Troop 37 Christmas Part- Friday, December 21 at 7:30 in the LCH Details to follow.