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Meeting Friday, September 22, 2017- 7:30 PM   Recently updated !

Friday night’s meeting will be working on Knife and Axe Safety and also going to be a preparation of Troop Equipment for Junior Leader Training (JLT).  Class A Uniform –Board of Reviews will also be conducted – If you need one be sure to bring your Scout Handbook.

 

“Knot of the Month” is Two Half Hitches- 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

Junior Leader Training (JLT) We will also be getting a headcount for JLT trip on weekend of Sep. 29 – Oct. 01. JLT Training is the leadership training given to all the youth leaders (1st Class and above) in their troop. If you were invited to attend JLT please fill out and turn in permission slip (link to form) along with payment of $30.00 Please be sure to turn in your completed Leadership Application Forms at Troop meeting if you are looking for a position. (link to form)

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

Honor Patrol:   Sly Foxes – Opening and closing ceremony

 


Friday, September 8, 2017 Troop 37 Meeting – Registration Night

Welcome back! We hope everyone had an enjoyable and safe summer vacation.

We will be conducting our first meeting this Friday, September 8, 2017 in lower church hall at 7:30pm.  Class A uniforms will be the dress for the night.

Parents are asked to attend registration.

Please note our Registration Fees.

$100 for one child / $175 for two children / $225 for 3 children

Please make checks payable to: ” BSA Troop 37″

Those Scouts who attended Philmont please be sure to return Troop Tents and other equipment at this meeting


Thur. July 13th Last Chance Meeting and Important Summer Camp Information

On Thursday July 13th at 7:30PM, we will be at St. Teresa’s Lower Church Hall to collect any outstanding summer camp fees, medical paperwork and distribute your scouts ordered Class “B” T-shirts.

Please note: you must have all outstanding issues resolved at this meeting as we WILL NOT be accepting any fees or paperwork on the day departure.

 

SUMMER CAMP FEES

[ ] Hawk Mountain (plus any additional fees; Pathfinder, Cope, Basketry, etc)

[ ] Haag’s Breakfast ($10.00 per person) –Need to submit a headcount (scouts already paid for)

[ ] Friday Night Chicken Dinner ($9.00 ) (scouts already paid for)
 

MEDICAL

[ ] Medicals Forms A, B & C (2 copies with Insurance card front and back) MUST HAVE

[ ] Food Allergy Forms (must have to attend camp)

[ ] Administer Over The Counter Medicine Form (must have to attend camp)

 Important Summer Camp Information

We will all meet for Mass at Saint Teresa’s next Sunday July 16th at 7:00 AM Sharp. Meet at the Lower Church Hall parking lot. After the vehicles are loaded and Mass is finished we will leave for the camp at about 8:30 AM. We will make our annual stop again this year at the Haag’s Hotel, Shartlesville, PA for a Breakfast Buffet. (Directions Here)

Families are needed to drive up to the camp with us. There will be a lot of equipment and scouts to transport.

    • All Scouts and leaders will wear the Class B Troop T-shirt up to the camp and Breakfast. We will change into Class “A” once we arrive at camp.

    • Please make sure your son(s) have their bathing suit on under their class B uniform (scout shorts/pants, socks, belt, Troop T-shirt) or readily available (not packed in a trunk) with their towel. They should also have their Class A Uniform shirt and Neckerchief readily available (not packed in a trunk) for as soon as we arrive at camp to take the troop photo.

    • Have a full water bottle to keep on their person as they tour the camp and to use daily to keep themselves hydrated.

    • Thursday is Hawaiian Shirt Day at Camp if you have a Hawaiian shirt bring it.

    • Be sure to bring Scout Socks Full dress “Class A” uniform for all evening meals at the dining hall. For both camp wide campfires full dress class A uniform including Scout Socks

    • Bring a Hanger to Hang up your Uniform

    • Bring Your Scout Handbook to camp

    • Put your name or initials on the labels of all your clothing (especially uniform items, especially Class “B” T-Shirts)

    • Don’t Bring Valuables or any Electronic Devices (Ipod’s, games, phones, radios, etc.) to camp. Leave them at home.

    • Scout spending money is to be placed in an envelope clearly marked with your scouts name and amount contained within. All monies should be in small denominations (we recommend bills no larger than $10). All envelopes will be collected by Mr. “G” in the parking lot.

    • Scouts taking Merit badges that require supplies be sure to bring money to purchase kit/supplies (Basketry, Leatherwork, Space Exploration, Woodworking, etc)

Additional Parents information / Scout Packing list {Click Here} and also Driving Directions.


Court of Honor:  Friday, June 23, 2017

Court of Honor:  Friday, June 23, 2017

7:30 PM Lower Church Hall

This Friday will be a Court of Honor for Troop 37.

 

A Court of Honor, as the name states, is a ceremony held to present scouts with awards they have earned such as merit badges and rank badges which recognize their achievements.

Scouts should be in Full Class AUniform with merit badge sashes.

All Parent and Family are encouraged to attend to show their support of their son’s Scouting achievements.

There will be refreshments served immediately following.

Senior Patrol and Sly Foxes Patrol (The Service Patrol) should arrive at 7:00 pm for setup.

REMINDER: Summer Camp medicals are due to be turned in.

 

Conran Hall (St. Teresa’s Gymnasium)

1632 Victory Boulevard

 

       All Scouts are expected to attend.

 

The Troop will be conducting an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Brendan Brown,  Timothy Casserly and Ryan Holland. All Parents, Alumni, Friends, & Supporters of Troop 37 are invited to attend and congratulate our newest Eagle Scouts. As a Troop 37 Scout it is your duty and obligation to attend and honor your fellow Scouts achievements.  

Those not attending must notify Mr. DiTrani why – prior to ceremony.

Please be in Class A Uniform with Merit badge sashes worn over shoulder and arrive no later than 7:15 PM. Parents and family are invited and encouraged to attend. Refreshments graciously provided by the Eagle Scouts’ families & served courtesy of the Troop 37 Hospitality Committee immediately following ceremony.

Set-up and practice for Color Guard / COH in Conran Hall on Saturday at 1:00pm – Please help out!!!


Dylan Adelkopf Troop 37 Eagle project

Sunday June 11th, 2017

8:00 am- Until Completion

Fort Wadsworth Urban Campground

Follow signs to Camp Hudson

We will be painting parking lines in the lot, and replacing some signs on fences, adding reflectors to those signs, scraping the fire pits. Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

 


Flag Retirement Ceremony

Calendar/Scheduled Meeting Change:

Please Note Both Time and Location

Troop Meeting 7:00 PM June 9, 2017 at Pouch Camp – Flag Retirement Ceremony

This Friday meeting will be at 7:00 PM at Pouch Camp Camporee Field across from JCC –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 Camporee Field.