Troop Meeting Friday February 3, 2017

Greenbar Meeting prior to at: 6:30

This Friday February 3 2017, NO UNIFORMS Uniform standards are relaxed this week–so wear your favorite T-Shirt. This way your Uniforms will be cleaned / pressed and looking sharp for Scout Sunday February 5th at 10:00 AM Mass and the 11:45 Breakfast at the Staaten. At the meeting, we will be working on Map & Compass Skills.  Bring a Compass to the meeting.

Service Patrol: Screaming Eagles please arrive early to set up.

Honor Patrol: Black Hawks

“Knot of the Month” is Sheer Lashing- You also will need to know the knots of the previous months (Square, Sheet Bend, Clove Hitch, Bowline,Taughtline). Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”?  Check out animated link to Sheer lashing


This year’s Scout Sunday mass will be held this Sunday, February 5th, 2017 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

Troop Fleeces will be issued at this week’s meeting-If you have a compass


February 10th Valley Forge Trip Cancelled by the Organizers.


February 24th Order of the Arrow (OA) Elections

OA Scouting’s National Honor Society


March 3rd TMR- Winter Blast Trip Need to know if attending.. $40 per Scout… Limited Space.

FORESTBURG CAMPING TRIP January 27th– 29th, 2017- 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, using a soft duffle or gym bag 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
[ ] Boy’s Life Magazine -February 2017 issue
[ ] 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 [ ] Pen


For camping trip to Forestburg 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.

Forestburg Scout Reservation, 1945 Route 42, Forestburg, NY 12777 845-856-3008, for more information about Forestburg Scout Reservation


Reminder:  Save the Date February 5th 2017

Troop 37 Scout Sunday Breakfast at the Staaten

Troop Meeting Friday January 6, 2017 – 7:30PM

GREENBAR / PLC Meeting at 6:30 PM

This week’s meeting, we will be working on Cold Weather Camping.

We will also be collecting Permission Slips (click here) and $30.00 for the Forestburg Cabin Camping Trip on January 27th, 28th, & 29th

Religious Emblems Meeting at 6:30 PM Scouts working on Pope Pius XII religious emblems please make sure you have read chapters 5 & 6 and be prepared to discuss.

Knot of the Month” is Taught Line Hitch. You should also know the knots of the previous months (Square Knot, Sheet Bend, Clove Hitch, Two Half Hitches, Bowline). Be Prepared!  Is anyone ready for the “Know Knot Challenge”? Check out Taught Line animated knot link:


Merry Christmas

“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree”

                                                                                                                 –Roy L. Smith

NO Troop Meeting -Friday December 23, 2016

NO Troop Meeting -Friday December 30, 2016

Next Troop Meeting Friday January 6, 2016

The Monthly Theme: Winter Camping

Knot of the Month: Taught Line Hitch

Green Bar Meeting at 6:30

Merry Christmas!

TROOP 37  

This Friday, December 16th 2016

Come celebrate the holiday spirit at Troop 37′s Annual Christmas Pizza – Party. It is being held at:

Zion Lutheran Church Hall

 505 Watchogue Road

      7:30 – 9:00pm.

No Uniforms wear something festive!!! 

Parents and siblings are encouraged to attend. In addition to pizza, skits and songs we are expecting a visit from Santa and he needs to know who is coming.

Please contact your Patrol Leader to inform him whether you and your family will be attending if you have not heard from him by Monday evening.


Senior Patrol please be sure to arrive by 7:00 pm for setup 


Troop Meeting- Friday, December 9, 2016

This week’s Troop Meeting starts promptly at 7:30 PM. All Scouts should be dressed in Class A Uniform and “Be Prepared” for an inspection. We will be working on First Aid skills. Please review Boy Scout Handbook – First Aid Chapter 4, starting on pg. 125 and be sure to bring your handbook to the meeting. (Patrol Points). The password to know this week is “Topographic”.


Religious Emblems- Scouts working on Pope Pious Emblem will meet at LCH at 6:30 PM -prior to Troop meeting. Please be sure to bring your application.

REMINDER All Scout Fleece Jacket order forms need to be submitted this Friday.

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

Honor Patrol: Panthers


Knot of the Month is the Diagonal Lashing- Check out the animated knot link:

The “Know Knot Challenge” will be held for anyone who is ready!


REMINDER Save the Date: December 16, 2016

Troop Meeting Friday December 2, 2016

Merit Badge Meeting


Greenbar / PLC  Meeting at 6:30 PM

Friday will be a Merit Badge Meeting.  Class B” Uniform Troop T-Shirt. Meeting starts promptly at 7:30PM. 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:

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


 Knot of the Month is the Diagonal Lashing- Check out the animated knot link:

Green Bar Meeting

This Friday we begin with our Green Bar Meeting, so all Green Bar members need to be in the Lower Church Hall at 6:30 PM and have their meeting ideas/plans for this month. Patrol LeadersPatrols should be working on completing their Patrol Flags for presentation.


REMINDER Save the Date:  December 16, 2016

Troop 37


7:30 pm Saturday, November 26th 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 Scout Court of Honor for Vincent Villani, Robert Jakubowski and Ray Modolo. All Parents, Alumni, Friends, & Supporters of Troop 37 are invited to attend and congratulate our three 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 7:10 PM. Parents and family are invited. 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.

Upcoming Events

  • Thu. Nov 24th: Happy Thanksgiving
  • Fri. Nov 25th : No Meeting – School Closed
  • Sat. Morning Nov 26th: Service Project Unload Christmas Tree Truck
  • Sat. Nov 26th: Eagle Scout Court of Honor
  • Tue. Dec 1st : Troop Parents Committee Meeting
  • Fri. Dec 2nd: Merit Badge Troop Meeting
  • Fri. Dec 16th: Troop Holiday Party – Zion Lutheran Hall
  • Fri. Dec 23rd: No Meeting – School Closed
  • Sun. Dec 25th: Merry Christmas!
  • Sun. Jan. 1st : New Year’s Day