Passing of Don Larsen

It is with deep sadness that we must inform you of the passing of Don Larsen, loving Father of Linda Ferretti, Grandfather of Troop 37 Eagle Scout Nicholas Ferretti and Life Scout Joseph Ferretti.

Friends may visit Sunday and Monday, April 15th & 16th, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at: Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Avenue, Staten Island NY, 10314. (718) 447-4242

The Funeral Mass is Tuesday April 17th 9:30 a.m. at St. Teresa’s R.C. Church. 1634 Victory Blvd. Staten Island, NY 10314


Troop Meeting Friday April 13, 2018

This Friday Uniform standards will be relaxed NO UNIFORMs. Wear your favorite sports or school teams, superhero sweatshirt /t-shirt or whatever else you are comfortable in. We will be working on Gateway and Gadgets for Camporee. We will also be working on GPS and Map and Compass. Meeting starts promptly at 7:30. Patrol Leaders Please bring Patrol Roster and Menu plans.

On Saturday April 14th & possibly Sunday looking for some assistance from Star and Life Scouts (older Scouts) to assist with the Parish House makeover. We will be meeting at 9:00 am wear painting clothes.

Upcoming Events

Fri-Sun April 20-22, Camping Trip Quail Hill –Manalapan NJ -Tents

Friday April 27, Regular Troop meeting 7:30 pm Camporee Prep

Saturday April 28, 9:00 am-1:00 pm Hammer & Saw Day Pouch Camp

Saturday April 28, Eagle Scout Court of Honor 7:30 pm Conran Hall

Thursday May 3, Troop Parents Committee Meeting 7:30 PM Parish Hse

Fri-Sun May 4-6, CAMPOREE Pouch Camp- SAVE THE DATEcost $25

***** “ALL TROOP 37 SCOUTS NEED TO ATTEND” ***** Permission-Camporee18

Friday May 11, Merit Badge Troop meeting 7:30 pm

Saturday May 12, Troop Car Wash 7:30 am

Friday May 18, Mandatory Troop Parents Meeting- At least One Parent MUST Attend!!


Troop Meeting Friday and Parents Committee Meeting

Troop Parents Committee Meeting Thursday, April 5, 2018 7:30 PM

REMINDER: We will be having our monthly Troop 37 Parents Committee Meeting Tomorrow April 5, 2018, @ 7:30 PM at the Parish House. (White house on the corner of Slosson Ave. and Windsor Road by big School parking lot) WE NEED PARENTS TO BE INVOLVED!!!!

Troop Meeting Friday April 6, 2018

This week’s meeting starts promptly at 7:30 PM. Uniform standards will be relaxed Class B – Activity Uniform (Troop T-shirt). Please Be sure to bring your Scout Handbook to the meeting.

 

GREENBAR / PLC will meet at 6:30 PM prior to Troop Meeting 

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

 

Quail Hill Camping Trip April 20-23 Manalapan NJ -Tents PLEASE Pay for Trip $30 this week (Permission-Quail Hill tent18)

 

Troop Fleece Order- Last Call-Please get your Troop Fleece order form into Mr. Liu / Mr. Tim Lattanzio. The consolidated order will be submitted this week. Last chance to get one. (Fleece Order Form)

 

“Knot of the Month” is Tripod lashing- You also will need to know the knots of the previous months (Square, Sheet Bend, Clove Hitch, Two Half Hitches, Taught-line Hitch, Bowline). Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”? Check out the animated link to Tripod lashing www.animatedknots.com/lashtripod/

 

Patrol Leaders

[ ] Patrol Leaders inspect your Patrol Boxes and ensure they are ready

[ ] Patrol Leaders Have menu ideas ready and your preliminary Patrol headcount for Quail Hill

 

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

Honor Patrol: Black Hawks


Good Friday- No Troop Meeting

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/ea/c7/0e/eac70e736bf438729820331b22aa85f7.jpgFriday, March 29, 2018

Good Friday- No Troop Meeting

This Friday, March 29, 2018 – is Good Friday and there will not be a Troop meeting.

To our Scouting Families, we hope you celebrate this Easter with a heart filled with love and peace. Have a blessed and wonderful Easter!

Happy Easter!

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday April 5, Troop Parents Committee Meeting 7:30 PM Parish House

Friday April 6, Regular Troop meeting 7:30 pm PLC/ Greenbar 6:30pm

Pay for Quail Hill Trip $30 (Permission-Quail Hill tent18)

Friday April 13, Regular Troop meeting 7:30 pm

Fri-Sun April 20-22, Camping Trip Quail Hill –Manalapan NJ -Tents

Friday April 27, Regular Troop meeting 7:30 pm Camporee Preparations

Saturday April 28, Eagle Scout Court of Honor 7:30 pm Conran Hall

Thursday May 3, Troop Parents Committee Meeting 7:30 PM Parish House

Fri-Sun May 4-6, CAMPOREE Pouch Camp- SAVE THE DATE-cost $25

***** “ALL TROOP 37 SCOUTS NEED TO ATTEND” *****

 

Friday May 11, Merit Badge Troop meeting 7:30 pm

Saturday May 12, Troop Car Wash 7:30 am

Friday May 18, Troop Parents Meeting- At least one Parent MUST Attend!!


Troop Meeting Friday March 16, 2018

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

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

DURLAND CAMPING TRIP

March 23rd– 25th, 2018- 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
[ ] 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/


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.