Zack Kaltenmeier


Troop Meeting Friday March 2, 2018

This week’s Troop Meeting Scouts should be in Class A uniform and be sure to bring their Boy Scout Handbook

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

Honor Patrol: Blackhawks

Durland Scout Reservation Camping Trip

We are in the process of finalizing plans for the Durland Scout Reservation Camping Trip on the weekend of March 23-25, 2018. It will be cabin camping and the Adults will be cooking. To properly order the appropriate amount of food, supplies, and ensure adequate vehicle transportation we need to know who is attending by Friday 03/9/18, if attending – please bring payment of $30 and a signed permission form. Permission slips are available to printout (Permission-DurlongSR18)

Upcoming Events

Webelos Crossover-Friday March 9 Troop Meeting

OA Elections –Friday March 16 Troop Meeting


Meeting Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday night’s meeting is going to be a preparation for the Klondike Derby. We are building our Sleds.  NO Uniforms but dress warm, we will be outside for part of meeting.  Patrol Leaders bring a winter Backpack packed according to Klondike checklist

If you are attending Klondike Derby on Saturday February 10th, 2018 Please bring Payment of $15.00 to meeting.

 

KLONDIKE DERBY

Saturday February 10, 2018, 8:00 am

Scouts and Leaders/Adults report to the Camporee Field (across from JCC) at 8:00 AM for check-in and registration, Boots (no sneakers) and appropriately dressed (warm coat/jacket, hat, gloves etc.) Dress in layers. Each Scout must bring a bag lunch to be eaten on the trail. Soup and hot chocolate will be provided at the Red Dog Saloon (Camp Master Cabin). See Klondike Derby Guide that was emailed for Patrol and Scout required items checklist


Troop Meeting Friday January 19, 2018

This Friday NO UNIFORMS Uniform standards are relaxed this week–so wear your favorite sweatshirt. Dress warm – weather permitting we will be doing some outdoor skills events.

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Battleship New Jersey Sleepover Trip Saturday February 24, 2018 Cost $50.00

Parents can also attend. If you want to attend, you must pay a non-refundable deposit of $25. Deposit must be submitted at this week’s January 19, 2018 Meeting.

http://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/visit/overnights/

SCOUT SUNDAY REMINDER

This year’s Scout Sunday mass will be held on Sunday, February 4th, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.  Scouts are requested to assemble in the Lower Church Hall in full Class A uniforms no later than 9:30 a.m. The cost of the breakfast, remains the same as last year, $25.00 per person regardless of age. All current scouts attending are FREE and will be paid for by the troop. Parents If you have not paid for your tickets yet, please make arrangements with Mr. T. Lattanzio this Friday

“Knot of the Month” is Bowline.  If you don’t know how to tie it check out the link to the animated Bowline knot

http://www.animatedknots.com/bowline/


Troop Meeting Friday January 5, 2018

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.  All Senior Patrol Members & All Patrol Leaders are required to attend

Regular Troop Meeting begins at 7:30 PM Class B Uniform.  All Scouts are asked to please Bring Their Scout Handbook. We will be updating advancement records. This Month’s Scout Skills Instruction we be doing Physical Fitness. We will also be working on winter skills in preparation for Klondike.

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Battleship New Jersey – Troop 37 Sleepover Trip

Saturday February 24, 2018

Cost $50.00 per person Parents can also attend.

If you want to attend, you must pay a non-refundable deposit of $25. Deposit must be submitted at this week’s January 5, 2017 Meeting.

“Knot of the Month” is Bowline.  If you don’t know how to tie it check out the link to the animated Bowline knot  http://www.animatedknots.com/bowline/

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

Honor Patrol: Sly Foxes -Opening and Closing

UPCOMING EVENTS

Merit Badge Meeting– Friday January 12

Camping Trip -Durland Cabins Friday January 26-28

Scout Sunday /Breakfast Court of Honor -Sunday February 4

Klondike Derby-Pouch Saturday February 10


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Troop 37 Eagle Scout

Fred Fischer

 

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Thursday Evening 7:00PM
December 21st, 2017
Holy Family Church
366 Watchogue Road,
Staten Island, NY 10314


Troop Meeting Friday December 8, 2017

This will be a special Troop Meeting Class A Uniform. Representatives from Staten Island University Hospital-Northwell Health will be conducting a “Stop The Bleed!” training session for Scouts, Leaders, Parents and Alumni of Troop 37 are all welcome to attend. The only thing more tragic than a death from bleeding….is a death that could have been prevented. http://www.stopthebleedtraining.org/wp-content/uploads/cropped-STB-Logo.png

A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes. While emergency responders will arrive as quickly as possible, bystanders are almost always there first. In the case of disaster and high-casualty incidents, emergency services are often spread thin. This is where Stop The Bleed! comes in to play. This FREE training program will teach you to stop severe bleeding and Save a Life!  WILL YOU BE READY?

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Stop the Bleed Booklet: https://www.facs.org/~/media/bleedingcontrol/files/stop%20the%20bleed%20booklet.ashx

 

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Knot of the Month” is Lanyard Hitch (Cow Hitch).

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

http://www.animatedknots.com/cow/

Service Patrol: Screaming Eagles please arrive early to set up LCH.

Honor Patrol: Black Hawks Opening and Closing

 

Upcoming Events

Troop 37 Christmas Party- Friday December 15

NO MEETING Friday December 22

NO MEETING Friday December 29

Troop Meeting / Greenbar/ Religious Emblems Friday January 5

Merit Badge Meeting Friday January 12

Troop Meeting / BOR’s / Religious Emblems Friday January 19

Camping Trip Durland- January 26, 27, & 28


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