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1156 November 2015 Events, Updates Week 4

posted Dec 15, 2015, 7:43 PM by Shawn O'Hea
 
  • Happy Thanksgiving!!!

  • Wreath Sale Orders Past Due, Wednesday, Nov. 25

  • 10 Commandment Hike, Friday, Nov. 27

  • West Hills Camping Trip Equipment Return, Dec. 3, 7:30pm

  • Wreath Sale Delivery, Friday, Dec. 4

  • Wreath Sale, Saturday, Dec. 5, 10am-2pm

  • Sagamore Hill Day Trip, Saturday, Dec. 12

  • Scouting Bowlathon, Sunday, Dec. 13, 1:30 - 3:30

  • Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, Dec. 19, 9am-1:30pm

  • Scout and Scouter Training Opportunities  


 

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

I hope everyone has a chance to take a moment to reflect and appreciate all the good we have around us and to be truly thankfully of all that we all have. This include people, take a moment this week to thank someone who has either helped or supported you in some way or someone who can use your help or support.


 

Wreath Sale Orders Past Due, Wednesday, Nov. 25

All wreath sale orders are past due. If you have not handed ours in yet please reach out to Mary Anne at kennethl13@verizon.net or 516.996.3007 to arrange a drop off. The order goes in this Wednesday.


 

10 Commandment Hike, Friday, Nov. 27

The hike this year will be in Rockville Center. It is a great way to walk off all the extra servings of turkey and stuffing from Thanksgiving and learn. Cost is $5 per scout and adult if registered by 11/20, $10 after 11/20. The flyer for the hike is available HERE and online registration is available HERE, the permission slip is available HERE is past due.


 

West Hills Camping Trip Equipment Return, Dec. 3, 7:30pm

If you were assigned equipment to clean and have not returned it please be sure to clean and dry it properly and bring to the next troop meeting next week.


 

Wreath Sale Delivery, Friday, Dec. 4

Our wreath order is being delivered in the morning, adult help will be needed to accept delivery. Please contact Mary Anne at kennethl13@verizon.net or 516.996.3007 tfor details.


 

Wreath Sale, Saturday, Dec. 5, 10am-2pm

The troop will be selling wreaths in front of the Legion Hall from 10am till 2pm or earlier if we sell out. Sign up for a shift at the troop meeting next week.


 

Sagamore Hill Day Trip, Saturday, Dec. 12

The troop will be hike doing day hike at Sagamore Hill, in Oyster Bay, the former home and grounds of President Theodore Roosevelt our BSA council’s namesake. We will tour the house and hike the grounds, which includes a nature trail. The link to the official Sagamore Hill website is available HERE. We will depart from Newbridge Rd. School at 8:00 am, cost is $10 per scout and adult. Anyone attending should bring a bag lunch with them. The permission slip will be available soon.


 

Scouting Bowlathon, Sunday, Dec. 13, 1:30 - 3:30

What could be more exciting than an afternoon bowling with the family!?!?!?  This fun event is being held Sunday, December 13th from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM at Levittown Lanes (South) in Levittown.  There will be food, raffles, and much more available!  $20 per person gets you shoes, pizza, soda, and two hours of bowling fun!  Proceeds benefit the Scouting program right here in Nassau County.

An information flyer is available by clicking HERE.  Click HERE to register online.  Contact the council center at 516-797-7600 for more info.


 

Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, Dec. 19, 9am-1:30pm

The council is having another merit badge workshop on this day. The merit badges to be offered are Veterinary Medicine, Inventing, Art, and Dentistry. The cost is $25, online registration opens Dec 4. Be sure to get a blue card from Mr. Hanley and check for PreReqs.


 

Scout and Scouter Training Opportunities

 

Pine Tree Training: Orienteering, Saturday, Dec. 5, 9:00am to 1:00pm

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

 

Den Chief Training, Saturday, Dec. 5, 9:00am to 1:00pm

Scouts learn how to assist with Cub Scout packs, a great way to increase or ranks. More details to come. Training will be held at Kellenberg Memorial High School, 1400 Glenn Curtiss Blvd

Uniondale, NY 11553 . Cost is $10 per scout, online registration can be found HERE.

 

Blue Nose Training, Sunday, Dec. 6, 12:30pm to 5:00pm

This cold-weather camping training course, open to both Scouts and adults, is being held Sunday, December 6th at Chaminade High School in Mineola.

  During this afternoon course, you will learn the basics of cold-weather camping, and gain lots of knowledge and preparation for those upcoming chilly weekend trips! This course is also required for those Scouts and adults who plan on attending the Blue Nose camping weekend in February. Training is valid for 2 years so if you want to attend Bluenose make sure you are up to date

  Note that although Scouts must have attained the rank of First Class or be 13 years old to attend the camping weekend, ANY Scout may attend this training class.Cost is $3 per person. Click HERE for the flyer and click HERE to register online.

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