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Troop Meeting Friday May 6, 2016 at 7:30 PM

Greenbar Meeting prior to at: 6:30

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

This Friday is the cut-off date for Camporee at Pouch on May 20-22, 2016

You must bring Payment $30.00 and Permission Slip (click here).

We need to know Yes or NO that you are attending, there are no Maybe’s!

 [ ] Class A Uniform and bring your Totem Chit Card! (except 2 newest Scouts)

We will be inspecting and preparing Troop equipment from the shed for the Camporee:

[  ]    Patrol Leaders be ready with your designs to complete you Patrol flags

[  ]    Patrol Leaders need to inspect their Patrol Boxes and ensure they are ready

[  ]    Patrol Leaders Have Menus Ready and Patrol Headcount for Camporee

[  ]    Senior Patrol have Gateway plans and coordinate Camporee headcount

WildWestCamporee


NO TROOP MEETING THIS WEEK-Camping Trip Friday April 22, 2016

The Troop will be Tent Camping and Patrol Cooking at Quail Hill Scout Camp for the weekend as part of Camporee preparation

 

We will depart from the Troop shed on Friday afternoon (04/22/16) meet there at 4:30 PM. You must wear boots and be sure to bring a Cup to drink out of.

“Be Prepared” Pack proper clothes for the weather. Check the forecast. Dress in LAYERS and bring the following:

  • [ ] Sandwich for Friday night
  • [ ] Hat
  • [ ] Jacket
  • [ ] Raingear
  • [ ] Hiking Boots -A Must-
  • [ ] Extra socks
  • [ ] Cup for drinking
  • [ ] Sleeping Bag ( pad or air mattress)
  • [ ] Day pack/String Pack for Hike
  • [ ] Water Bottle or canteen
  • [ ]10 Essentials (including Compass)
  • [ ] Scout Handbook
  • [ ] Money for the Trading Post

Please review and use the packing list . The items will be necessary to insure your health and comfort while participating in the activities planned for a camping trip. Please, NO radios, iPods, electronic games or other sound emitting electronic devices. ALL clothing items that a scout takes should be permanently marked with their name.

 

Quail Hill Scout Reservation 56 La Valley Drive, Manalapan Township, NJ 07726 (732) 446- Link to Quail Hill Scout Reservation: http://qhsrcamp.org/

REMINDER Save the Date: “Wild West” Camp-O-Ree, Pouch Camp May 20-22, 2016

 

 


Troop 37 Upcoming Events

Community Service- Seder Set Up

Thursday April 14, 2016 at St Teresa Gym 4:00 PM – No uniform

Parents Mandatory Meeting and Troop Meeting

Friday April 15, 2016 7:30 pm   Uniform Class B T-shirts

If you plan on attending the Quail Hill Camping Trip (Tents) on April 22nd, 23rd, & 24th . Please bring your permission slip and payment of $30.00 to the meeting on Friday. This will be the Troops Camp-o-ree preparation Trip. For the Quail Hill Permission Slip {Click Here}

Saturday April 16, 2016

Hammer & Saw Day at Pouch Camp 9:00AM

There will be service projects for units to assist on. Units that attend will be given 75 points toward Unit awards at Camporee. Units must work a minimum of 4 hours. Units must have at least 50% of the Scouts in attendance for the Service Project.

Saturday April 16, 2016

Eagle Project – Steven Kaht

A very Special Place – 634 New Dorp Lane start at 8:00 AM

Wear clothes you don’t mind getting paint on.

Sunday April 17, 2016

Eagle Project – Ryan Holland

Silver Lake Park 8:30 AM meet near entrance to Park

across from 610 Victory Boulevard

Wear clothes you don’t mind getting paint on.

 

 


Troop Meeting Friday, April 1, 2016 OA Elections/Camporee Prep

This Friday we begin with our Greenbar /PLC Meeting, so all Greenbar /PLC members need to be in the Lower Church Hall at 6:30 PM and have their meeting ideas/plans for this month. The regular Troop meeting begins promptly at 7:30pm.

 

This week’s meeting we will begin with Elections for Order of the Arrow (OA) followed by preparations for Quail Hill. All scouts should be in Class “A” Uniform and have their handbooks.

 

Service Patrol: Roaring Tigers – Please arrive by 7:15 to set up Honor Honor Patrol: Howling Coyotes

 

If you plan on attending the Quail Hill Camping Trip (Tents) on April 22nd, 23rd, & 24th . Please bring your permission slip and payment of $30.00 to the meeting on Friday. This will be the Troops Camp-o-ree preparation Trip. For the Quail Hill Permission Slip {Click Here}

 

“Knot of the Month” is the “Sheepshank”- You also will need to know the knots of the previous months (Square, Sheet Bend, Clove Hitch, Taught line Hitch, 2-half Hitches, Bowline). Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”? Check out animated link to Sheepshank.

http://www.animatedknots.com/sheepshank/


DURLAND CAMPING TRIP March 18th– 20th, 2016- No Meeting

We are meeting at the Troop Shed on Friday at 4:30 PM sharp

Please be aware that we are cabin camping and the temperature can still drop significantly, so be sure to pack properly, and please bring the following:

[ ] Bring a Sandwich or brown bag something for your Friday night dinner.

[ ] You must bring your own Cup to drink out of

[ ] Nalgene / Water bottle

[ ] Wool or Fleece Hat

[ ] Gloves

[ ] Jacket

[ ] Hiking Boots

[ ] Extra socks

[ ] Money for the Trading Post

[ ]10 Essentials

[ ] String Bag or Day Pack for Hike

[ ] Sleeping Bag / foam pad or air mattress

[ ] Scout Handbook

For camping trip to Agatha A. Durland Scout Reservation, please review and use the {packing list.} The items will be necessary to insure your health and comfort while participating in the activities planned for a camping trip. Please, NO radios, iPods, electronic games or other sound emitting electronic devices. ALL clothing items that a scout takes should be permanently marked with their name.

Durland Scout Reservation 1 Clear Lake, Putnam Valley, NY 10579

(845) 526-2029 for more information about Durland Scout Reservation http://www.wpcbsa.org/Facilities/Durland/

 

Next Friday, March 25th, 2016 is Good Friday and there will be no Troop meeting.

 


Friday March 11, 2016, WEBELOS Crossover Ceremony

Bridge

The WEBLOS Scouts are crossing over to be welcomed into Troop 37. The Meeting is starting at 7:30PM. Meet at the lower church hall in complete Class “A” Uniform

The Knot of the Month is the “Timber Hitch” practice tying it.

Animated link below to how to tie a Timber Hitch http://www.animatedknots.com/timber/

Black Hawks are the Service Patrol -please arrive by 7:15

Be sure to bring your Boy Scout Handbook to the meeting so we can record advancement requirements that were completed on the camping trip and hike.

EagleSaturday March 12th,

EAGLE SCOUT COURT OF HONOR

Saint Teresa’s Conran Hall

1634 Victory Boulevard

 All Scouts are expected to attend.

The Troop will be conducting an Eagle Court of Honor for Benjamin Lattanzio and Joseph Nadal. As a Troop 37 Scout it is your duty 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 and arrive no later than 7:15 PM. Parents and family are invited. Refreshments will be served immediately following.

 

-Set-up and practice for Color Guard / COH in Conran Hall @ 4:00pm – Please help out


Robert Jakubowski Eagle Project

To all scouts, leaders, and parents,

The time has come for me to take the next step on my road to Eagle. My eagle project will be taking place at Great Kills Park located at the corner of Hylan Blvd. and Buffalo St. on Saturday March, 12 beginning at 8:30-9 AM. We will be meeting at the Education Field Station. The field station is located past the large parking lot on your left and the ranger building on your right. Signs will indicate where to go. Back-in parking to the fence.

The project will consist of painting and mounting new bird feeders, cleaning existing feeders, and cleaning/sweeping the site and building. Supplies will be provided as well as food and drink. In the event of inclement weather, a rain date will be provided in the near future.

If you will be able to attend please email me or let me know at this Friday’s meeting.

I apologize for it being on such short notice but the opportunity presented itself. I am grateful in advance for any time or help you can provide.

Sincerely,
Robert Jakubowski


Troop Meeting Friday March 04, 2016

GREENBAR / Patrol Leaders Council will meet at 6:30 PM prior to Troop Meeting

Merit Badge Meeting

This Friday March 4, 2015, will be a Merit Badge Meeting. 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.

Merit Badge workbooks and requirements/ information can be obtained at Merit Badge Research Center: http://www.meritbadge.com/

If you need a particular Merit Badge Councilor to be present at the meeting be sure to contact them, it is the Scout’s responsibility.

 

Troop Librarians please arrive early to set up

Service Patrol: Striking Cobras please arrive early to set up.

Honor Patrol: Rattle Snakes

 

Know your Knots – This Month –Timber Hitch

 

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 18-20, 2016. 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 03/04/16, if attending – please bring payment of $30 and a signed permission form. Permission slips are available to printout (click here)