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posted Sep 8, 2015, 8:55 PM by Shawn O'Hea   [ updated Sep 8, 2015, 8:56 PM ]
 
  • Yearly Troop Dues Due, Troop meeting, Thursday, Sept. 10, 7:30pm

  • NY Yankee Game, Friday, Sept. 11, 6:45pm

  • OA Meeting, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 7:30pm-10pm

  • Fahnestock / Durland Scout Reservation Camping Trip, Sept. 19-20

  • Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, Sept. 26, 9am-1:30pm

  • Scout and Scouter Training Opportunities  



Yearly Troop Dues Due, Troop meeting, Thursday, Sept. 10, 7:30pm

Please remember to bring your dues payments. This year’s dues of $100 is due and can be paid this Thursday at the troop meeting. It can be paid in full, ½ now ½ later or $20 per week till paid via cash or check made out to “BSA Troop 577”. The troop needs these funds to keep running so please be sure to pay your dues promptly.


 

NY Yankee Game, Friday, Sept. 11, 6:45pm

The troop will be attending this game featuring the NY Yankees against the Toronto Blue Jays.  Tickets for this game will be $65. Text Mr. Harrington  if you wish to attend.


 

OA Meeting, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 7:30pm-10pm

 


 

Fahnestock / Durland Scout Reservation Camping Trip, Sept. 19-20

Mr. Brenner will be leading the troop on this crowd favorite 10 mile hike in Fahnestock State Park followed by overnight camping at Durland Scout Reservation on the weekend of Sept. 18 - 19. We are leaving at 7am Saturday from Newbridge Road School and returning around 1pm Sunday. Cost will be $20 for scouts and adults. Permission slips can be found HERE and money are due Sept. 17. See Mr. Massoni for questions.


 

Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, Sept. 26, 9am-1:30pm

The council is having another merit badge workshop on this day. The merit badges to be offered are Chemistry, First Aid, Public Speaking and Robotics. The cost is $25, online signup can be found HERE. Be sure to get a blue card from Mr Kulins and check for PreReqs.


 

Scout and Scouter Training Opportunities

 

Scoutmaster Fundamentals, Saturday, Sept. 19, 9:30am - 2:30pm

For Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, and youth (at least 16 years old) holding the JASM position in the troop. Committee members are encouraged to take this training to learn how a troop operates to help you provide better program support. Cost is free, more details and registration is HERE.

 

Den Chief Training, Saturday, Oct.10.

Scouts learn how to assist with Cub Scout packs, a great way to increase or ranks. More details to come.

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, Oct. 17-18

This is an outdoor training intended to prepare you for implementing the outing in scouting. It is the follow up to Scoutmaster Fundamentals and will be held at Schiff Scout Reservation. The $37 cost for the weekend includes all food and training materials. Online registration is HERE.

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