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Troop 37 CPR Certification Saturday October 8, 2016 9:00 AM Lower Church Hall   Recently updated !

cprAmerican Heart Association

provides CPR certification which takes just a few short hours, but can help you add years to someone’s life. The CPR training classes give you the information and the skills you need to help adults, children and infants during breathing and cardiac emergencies.

Family and Friends CPR is for anyone who wants to learn basic CPR skills, choking relief and
    AED awareness, and who does not need a course completion card to meet a job requirement.  
                 It is designed to be shared among close family and friends.

CPR Training will be conducted by Mary Lou Coriasco on Saturday October 8, 2016. Please register with Mary Lou by no later than Wednesday, October 5th.

All Scouts are encouraged to participate.  Cost is $10.00.  Participants must register to attend.

 

Troop Meeting Friday September 30, 2016

Our Troop meeting starts promptly at 7:30 PM so please be on time, and be wearing Class A Uniform and bring your Scout Handbook.

Return of Patrol Boxes Last Year’s Patrol Leaders need to bring their Patrol Boxes back to the Troop Meeting to be issued to the newly assigned Patrol leaders

 

This week’s meeting is going to be about Emergency Preparedness.
We are going to work on earning the Boy Scouts of America

e-prepEmergency Preparedness Award

The Award Encourages youth to be prepared, productive, self-reliant adults active in their communities; involves earning emergency preparedness–related advancement, personal development, preparing an emergency kit, and presentations. New for 2014: Units, districts, and councils can earn bronze, silver, and gold level awards.

Who Can Earn This Award? Earned by registered youth and adults.

Do you know what essential supplies you should have in your emergency preparedness kit? Do you know how much water you should have stored for each member of your family? Learn how to keep your family safe and prepared: http://www.redcross.org/get-help/prepare-for-emergencies/be-red-cross-ready

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/

Merit Badge Books – Anyone who borrowed merit badge books from the Troop Library for summer camp please return them this week. Return books directly to the Troop Librarian so that he removes your name from the outstanding books list.    Board of Review (BOR) – We will be conducting a large number of BOR’s. Scouts who require a BOR must first have a Scoutmaster Conference and must also be in Class A uniform and have their Scout Handbook.

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

Honor PatrolScreaming Eagles

REMINDER: John Lenza’s Eagle Project this weekend, October 1st & 2nd at 8am. He will be leading the repainting rooms in the Saint Paul’s Alba house located at 2187 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314. See John for additional information.

 


Junior Leader Training Camping Trip NO TROOP MEETING THIS WEEK

Friday September 23, 2016

What is JLT? JLT Training is the leadership training given primarily by the Scoutmaster to all the youth leaders in their troop. ALL Boy Scout troops should conduct the JLT course with every leadership shift—whether it is when the youth get a new troop position or a patrol leadership role.
If you have been selected to attend the Troop 37 Junior Leader Training Weekend Meet at Shed 4:30 PM   Friday September 23, 2016
We are going to: Buckhorn NY- Mr. G’s Hunting Camp
Camping- Sleeping in Tents      Food – Adults are Cooking-No Patrol Cooking
PLEASE BE SURE TO FOLLOW THE BELOW INSTRUCTIONS IN DETAIL:
No Backpacks – Use a soft Bag or Duffle /gym Bag
Must Bring 1)  Permission Slip, signed by Parent /Guardian ( link here)
2)  $25.00 Payment for Trip (food, supplies & transportation)
3)  A Cup to Drink and Eat out of
4) Water bottle/ Nalgene (unbreakable type)
5)  Must Bring a Troop Class B T-shirt (to wear Saturday)
6)  Hiking Boots / Raingear
7)  Pack a sandwich/snack for Friday night’s dinner
8)  Appropriate Clothing (temperatures are cooler upstate)
    Camping Chair –Recommended
**Teams are going to make soda bottle water rockets – bring an empty 2-liter soda bottle(s) if you can****

Meeting Friday, September 16, 2015- 7:30

Friday night’s meeting is going to be a preparation of Troop Equipment for Junior Leader Training (JLT). Class B Uniform (Troop T-shirts) But get your Class A’s ready for Eagle COH on Saturday.

Board of Reviews will also be conducted – If you need one be sure to bring your Scout Handbook.

Please be sure to bring your completed Leadership Application Forms if you are looking for a position. (link to form) We will also be getting a headcount for JLT.

EagleEAGLE SCOUT COURT OF HONOR
7:30 pm Saturday, September 17th 2016
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 Connor O’Brien, and Nicholas Ferretti. 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 @ 4:00pm – Please help out


Fly the United States Flag at Half-Staff on Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sunday, September 11th, 2016 marks the 15 year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93 which crashed in suburban Pennsylvania. Patriot Day serves as a remembrance of the lives lost on that September morning.

On Patriot Day, the President directs that the American flag be flown at half-staff at individual American homes, at the White House, and on all U.S. government buildings and establishments, home and abroad. The President also asks Americans to observe a moment of silence beginning at 8:46 AM Eastern time, the time the first plane struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center that morning.


Friday, September 9, 2016 – Troop Meeting Registration Night

Greenbar Meeting prior to at: 6:30

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

We will be conducting our first meeting this Friday, September 9, 2016 in lower church hall at 7:30pmClass B 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″

This Friday we begin with our Greenbar meeting,  ALL Greenbar members need to be in the Lower Church Hall  at 6:30 PM.

Help support Troop 37 with Modell’s Team Weeks Program!

BSA Troop 37 members/supporters can use the attached coupon for a 28 day shopping period.

[Valid From: 9/9/2016 to 10/20/2016]

With this coupon BSA Troop 37 members/supporters will receive the following with this coupon:

  • Save 15% off all regular and sale merchandise while supporting BSA Troop 37.

  • Earn MVP points while supporting BSA Troop 37.

  • BSA Troop 37 will receive 5% back on purchases made during our “Team Weeks” shopping period as a donation, once we spend a minimum of $500 total during the 28 day shopping period.

Kindly remember that the coupon is valid for multiple purchases during our Team Weeks shopping period ANY Modell’s Sporting Goods store.

Click here to download the coupon…


Attention all High School Scouts!

Theater Merit Badge

TheaterMB

Are you interested in earning the Theater Merit Badge or would like to become an Actor or Technical Crew Member?

Come join the Notre Dame Academy Production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Audition Date: Tuesday, September 13th

Show Dates: December 2nd, 3rd and 4th

You will have the opportunity to earn the Theater Merit Badge by becoming an actor and/or learning about technical crew.

We are also looking for MALE leads

Merit Badge will be earned over a three month period. No Prior Theater Experience Required
For more information visit: notredameacademy.org
Questions: greg.mustoe@scouting.org
MUST CURRENTLY BE A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT

Click here to download flyer…