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0767 Troop 577: September 2016 Events, Updates Week 5

posted Oct 10, 2016, 7:40 PM by Shawn O'Hea
  • Troop Dues Due, Thursday, Sept. 29, 7:30pm

  • Mepham Pep Rally Fundraiser, Friday Sept. 30, 3:45-6:15pm

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

  • Car Wash Fundraiser, Sunday, Oct. 2, 8:30am-2:30pm

  • TLC meeting, Sunday, Oct. 2, 6pm

  • Honor Court, Troop Meeting, Thursday, Oct. 6, 7pm

  • Ben Hanley’s Eagle Project, Oct. 15-16

  • Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, Oct. 15, 9am-1:30pm

  • Wreath Sale preparations, ongoing

  • Veterans Clothing Drive, ongoing

  • West Hills Park camping trip, Nov. 11, 12,13

  • Turkey in the Woods, Saturday, Nov. 12, 3pm

  • Merit Badge Workshops, Sept - Oct Registration OPEN NOW

  • Scout and Scouter Training Opportunities  


Troop Dues Due, Thursday, Sept. 29, 7:30pm

Do to increases in registration/chartering costs by BSA National, troop dues will be going up to $125 for the year. Dues is due in September and can be payed at any troop meeting. Please pay your dues as soon as possible to help keep the troop funded.


Mepham Pep Rally Fundraiser, Friday Sept. 30, 3:45-6:15pm

The troop has been afforded a last  minute opportunity to fundraise at Mepham H.S. between the pep rally and the football game this coming Friday. We will be selling food to those in attendance. This will require several adult and scout volunteers. If you can lend a hand please contact Mrs. Kulins ASAP. This is a great opportunity to raise funds in a short period of time so if you can please volunteer.  


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

The council is having another merit badge workshop on this day. Registration is already closed but if you already signed up be sure to get a blue card from Mr Hanley and check for PreReqs.


Car Wash Fundraiser, Sunday, Oct. 2, 9:30am-2:00pm

We will be hold our carwash fundraiser this coming Sunday, Oct. 2 from 9:30am till 2:00pm at the Ridgewood Savings Bank at 2080 Bellmore Ave, right next to Golds Gym. Prices will be $7 for cars, $10 for SUVs. Please sign up for a shift at the meeting this week, adult volunteers will also be needed. Be sure to let all your friends, relatives and neighbors know to come on down.


TLC meeting, Sunday, Oct. 2, 6pm

There is a TLC meeting this Sunday, Oct. 2 at the Healey house. All scout leadership is expected to attend.


Honor Court, Troop Meeting Thursday, Oct. 6, 7pm

All parents and family be sure to join us in recognizing all the hard work and achievements attained by all the boys over the summer.


Ben Hanley’s Eagle Project, Oct. 15-16

Ben will be holding his Eagle project this weekend doing work at the Town of Hempstead senior housing in Bellmore. Please save the dates, more details to follow.


Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, Oct. 15, 9am-1:30pm

The council is having a merit badge workshop on this day. There are merit badges being offered that are still available. These are Indian Lore and Signs Signals & Codes. The cost is $25, online registration can be found HERE. Be sure to get a blue card from Mr Hanley and check for PreReqs.


Wreath Sale preparations, ongoing

The troop will be selling wreaths again for the holidays. We are in need of volunteers to make ribbons and to collect pine cones to be applied to wreaths we get. Please contact Mrs. Kulins if you can help.


Veterans Clothing Drive, ongoing

The troop will be collecting new socks, gently used sweatshirts and jackets for the veterans the next three weeks. We will have flyers at this week's meeting that can be handed out to family, friends and neighbors.  


West Hills Park camping trip, Nov. 11, 12,13

The troop will be camping at West Hill Park in Mellville on the weekend of Nov. 11-13. We will be inviting Webelos to camp with us and Bears to visit for the day. Please try to make this trip it is a great chance to show these potential scouts what a great troop we have. More details to follow.


Turkey in the Woods, Saturday, Nov. 12, 3pm

While camping at West Hills we will also be hosting our yearly Turkey Feast. As always families are encouraged to attend this wonderful gathering to share a meal and celebrate our friendship.

Families are invited to meet the troop at West Hills Park in Mellville at 3pm. More details on this gathering to come please save the date.


Merit Badge Workshops, Nov - Dec Registration, OPEN Monday, Oct. 17 9:30am

Registration for all November and December Merit Badge Workshops will be opened Monday Oct. 17, 9am. Dates, available courses and registration can be found HERE.  


Scout and Scouter Training Opportunities


National Youth Leadership Training

Will be held this year at Schiff Scout reservation on October 8, 9, 10, 15,16, split up over two weekends.  National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action packed program designed to provide youth members with leadership skills and experiences they can use in their home troops, teams, crews, personal lives, and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others. Scouts must be 13yo and First Class to attend or with approval of Mr Hanley. All registrations require a letter of recommendation from your Scoutmaster.  

The fee for this years program is $320  including all course material and all meals with a $50 deposit due at registration. Full payment is due Sept 15. The registration form and more details are available HERE.


Pine Tree Training: Archery, Oct. 8, 9:00am to 1:00pm

Open to Webelos and Boy Scouts.Come out learn or practice your archery skills at Schiff Scout Reservation in Wading River and earn the Pine Tree Archery Patch.  Price $4. Online registration is HERE, flyer for this program is HERE


Pine Tree Training: Fishing, Oct. 8, 9:00am to 1:00pm

Open to Webelos and Boy Scouts.Come out learn or practice your archery skills at Schiff Scout Reservation in Wading River and earn the Pine Tree Fishing Patch.  Price $6. Online registration has already ended, flyer for this program is HERE.

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