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Friday March 9th WEBELOS Crossover Troop Meeting

This week the Senior WEBELOS are crossing over into the Troop. Uniform is Class A. Ceremony starts at 7:30 please arrive on time.

The Senior Patrol will he service patrol so please arrive at 7:00 PM

Durlong 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)

 

Saturday March 10th
EAGLE SCOUT
COURT OF HONOR,    
Saint Teresa’s Conran Hall

All Scouts are expected to attend.

The Troop will be conducting an Eagle Court of Honor for Dylan Adelkopf, John Newman, Ryan Podeszwa, and Liam Shea. 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 Saturday afternoon – Please help out


Passing of Anne R. Fairchild

It is with regret to inform you that Anne R. Fairchild (Nee Caccavo), age 85, of Westerleigh, passed away peacefully on March 2, 2018, at Seaview Nursing Home. She was the beloved mother of Dr. Phyllis Brown and her husband, Ed (Assistant Scoutmaster); cherished grandmother of Troop 37 Alumni Edward, Matthew, and Brendan. Funeral from the Matthew Funeral Home, Inc., 2508 Victory Boulevard, on Wednesday at 8:45 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Teresa’s R.C. Church at 9:30 am. Interment to follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Family and friends will be received on Monday from 6 to 9 pm and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.


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


Troop Meeting Friday February 23, 2018

Uniform standards are relaxed this week, so we will be wearing Class B T-Shirts for this week’s meeting, this will allow for our Class A Uniforms to be clean and ready for the Battleship New Jersey trip on Saturday.

Knot of the Month is the Square Lashing

CHECK OUT the Animated Square Lashing link:

http://www.animatedknots.com/lashsquare/index.php?LogoImage=LogoGrog.jpg&Website=www.animatedknots.com

Battleship New Jersey Sleepover Trip Saturday February 24, 2018

We are meeting at the shed on Saturday afternoon at 1:30 PM. Please be sure to read what to bring and NOT to bring. Please also be sure to read the PREBOARDING PROCEDURES EMAIL sent by Scoutmaster.

                                                                  What to Bring

  • Wear Class A Uniform

• Sleeping bag or blanket, a sheet and a pillow. Compartments are heated and air conditioned, but variations exist. Be guided by the weather. Bring weather-appropriate sleepwear. The Battleship provides only a mattress.

• Any personal gear that may go adrift should be marked with the owner’s name.

Bring only soft carrying bags, as small as possible. No hard framed backpacks, hard luggage, luggage carts or school bag wheelies.

• Flashlight with fresh batteries

• Still camera for pictures (no video cameras)

• Face cloth, towel, dental care products, prescription medicines, personal toiletries.

• If desired, a padlock with key or combination for your locker.

• Playing cards, small board games, etc.

• Money for souvenirs and snacks

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What NOT to Bring

• Alcohol and illegal substances, chewing gum or tobacco, pets, fishing gear.

• Fireworks, firearms, pocketknives and Leatherman-type tools, pliers and screwdrivers.

Anyone caught using tools to remove or deface ship items will be prosecuted.

• Smoking below decks is not permitted at any time. Smoking by adults is permitted only on the elevator platform ONLY when smoking lamp is lit.

• Audio devices such as a Ipod, CD or MP3 players, or radios.

Cell phones do not work well below decks. The noise level below decks can be high and everyone needs to be able to hear announcements for safety and organizational purposes so it is helpful to minimize local noise. No headphones.

• Air mattresses are prohibited.

• “Roller sneakers” are strictly prohibited as they are a serious safety hazard. Safe, comfortable footwear is strongly


Troop Meeting Friday, February 16, 2018

There will be a special visit this week so please be in full “Class A” uniform. We will also be holding a Uniform Inspection (Patrol Points)

We are going to work on Lashing Skills starting with square lashing– review Boy Scout Handbook pages 392-400. be sure to bring your handbook to the meeting. (Patrol Points) “Be Prepared” for some instant Patrol Point challenges throughout the meeting.

CHECK OUT the Animated Square Lashing link:

http://www.animatedknots.com/lashsquare/index.php?LogoImage=LogoGrog.jpg&Website=www.animatedknots.com

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Battleship New Jersey Sleepover Trip Saturday, February 24, 2018 Permission Slip [Click Here]                                                              

                                                              Community Service Opportunity Color Guard Request

Looking for a few Scouts to volunteer for a Veterans breakfast at the Staaten on Saturday, February 24 at 9:30.


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 12, 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

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 $25Deposit must be submitted at this week’s January 12, 2018 Meeting.

Merit Badge Meeting begins at 7:30 PM Class A Uniform

This Friday 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 Books to the 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

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

Scout Sunday /Breakfast Court of Honor -Sunday February 4

Klondike Derby-Pouch Saturday February 10

Battleship New Jersey Trip Saturday February 24/25