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1756 January 2016 Events, Updates Week 3

posted Mar 1, 2016, 5:42 AM by Shawn O'Hea   [ updated Mar 1, 2016, 5:42 AM ]
  •  Summer Camp Deposits Due March 3, 7:30pm
  • Onteora Scout Reservation Summer Camp Video
  •  Hofstra Men's Basketball Scout Day, Saturday, January 23rd, 4pm
  • TLC Meeting, Sunday, Feb. 1, 7pm-9pm
  • Scout Sabbath, Saturday, Feb. 5
  • TRC STEM Open House, Saturday, Feb. 6, 10am-2pm
  • Scout Sunday, Sunday, Feb. 7
  • Camporee Patch Design Contest, Due Feb 12
  • Blue Nose Camping Trip, Feb. 13-15
  • Community Service / Eagle Project Opportunity
  • Scout and Scouter Training Opportunities  

 

Summer Camp Deposits Due March 3, 7:30pm

The troop will be attending summer camp this year at Onteora Scout Camp the week of July 17-23. The total price for camp this year will be $435 per scout. A deposit of $100 per scout is due on March 3 at the troop meeting but sooner would be better. Balance payments are due on May 5 at the troop meeting or sooner, partial payments before will also be accepted. If you have any questions please ask Mr Hanley, Mr Harrington, Mr O’Hea or Mr Kulins.


 

Onteora Scout Reservation Summer Camp Video

This year's Onteora Summer Camp video is available to view HERE. Take a peak at all the fun you’ll have in store this year.


 

Hofstra Men's Basketball Scout Day, Saturday, January 23rd, 4pm

Looking for an exciting way to spend an afternoon with your Scout? Look no further than the Hofstra Men's Basketball Scout Day. Held at Hofstra University on Saturday, January 23rd, you'll be watching the Hofstra Pride facing off against William and Mary College. The fun begins at 4 PM and all Scouts will receive a free Scout Day patch.

Tickets are just $6 each for Scouts and guests. For more information, contact the Hofstra Director of Ticket Sales, Chris Stellato,


 

TLC Meeting, Sunday, Feb. 1, 7pm-8pm

The monthly TLC meeting will be held at the McManus house Sunday, Feb. 1, all scout and adult leadership should attend.


 

Scout Sabbath, Saturday, Feb. 5

A Scout is Reverent. Please consider attending a service on this day at your prefered house of worship. If you do please attend in full Class A uniform and let Mrs. Kulins know.


 

TRC STEM Open House, Saturday, Feb. 6, 10am-2pm

The Theodore Roosevelt Council is holding open house open to all to see the new STEM lab and programs in action. The open house is at the Council office in Massapequa from 10am till 2pm. It is open to all bring a friend have fun see what science, technology, engineering and math is all about!!!

For more information, contact Joseph W. Bereswill or Gino Scartozzi


 

Scout Sunday, Sunday, Feb. 7

A Scout is Reverent. Please consider attending a service on this day at your prefered house of worship. There may be a specific Scout Sunday Service so please check with you house of worship. If you do attend a service please attend in full Class A uniform and let Mrs. Kulins know.


 

Camporee Patch Design Contest, Due Feb 12

There is a Camporee  patch design competition again this year. The winning design will become the Official Patch Design and the Scout submitting the winning design will receive a Special Prize Award. All entries earn 2 points per scout entry for their unit so we need everyone please enter a design, just do your best.

Designs must be submitted no later than February 12th , 2016, in person, by mail, or by email to:

Bruce Brickmeier


Designs should be in color and indicate the proper shape and size; however, a design may be submitted in Black & White if a complete color key is included. Each design must include the words:

2016 Pequott Camporee, “IRON CHEF” and have the BSA fleur d’lis symbol located on the patch.

 

As a Special Bonus, the winning Patch will also have the initials of the Scout who designed the

patch, together with his unit, embedded onto the patch.
Contact Mr. O'Hea with any questions.


 

Blue Nose Camping Trip, Feb. 13-15

For those with up to date Blue Nose Training the date for the yearly trip to Onteora is rapidly approaching. Please save the date, start checking your gear and keep an eye out for more details coming in the next few weeks.


 

Community Service / Eagle Project Opportunity

ATTENTION BOY SCOUTS, in a remote area of Haiti, a new Boy Scout Troop is forming, but is in need of assistance. If any troop would be interested in sharing some uniforms and equipment, or if someone is looking for an Eagle Scout Project, please leave your contact information for Sharon Eriksen


 

Scout and Scouter Training Opportunities

NRA Rifle, Shotgun and Basic Instructor Training

see - http://www.trcbsa.org/Event.aspx?id=2989

 

Friday, January 22, 2016 at 7:00pm to Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 5:00pm

Course will start with BIT training on Friday which must be completed within 12 months of becoming a certified instructor in any of the NRA Disciplines. Rifle Instructor will take place on Saturday followed by Shotgun Instructor on Sunday. Each discipline will require time on the range so please prepared for dealing with the elements

 

Wilderness First Aid Training, Schiff Scout Reservation, Jan. 23-24

This 16 hour BSA training course is being held at Schiff Scout Reservation the weekend of Jan. 23-24. Cost for this course is $75. Details and registration can be found HERE.

 

Pine Tree Training: Cooking, Feb. 6, 8:30am to 2:30pm

Open to all Boy Scouts and Webelos. Work on the requirements for the cooking Merit Badge at Schiff Scout Reservation in Wading River and earn the Pine Tree cooking patch. Price $9. Online registration is HERE, flyer for this program is HERE.

 

Leave No Trace/Tread Lightly Trainer Course, Feb. 19-21

This course will satisfy the training requirement for the Leave No Trace Trainer troop position. At course completion each participant will be able to offer quality Leave No Trace Awareness & BSA LNT 101 presentations. More info at www.lnt.org This program will also include a session on Tread Lightly! this will qualify you as a Tread Lightly! Trainer. More info on Tread Lightly! at www.treadlightly.org. This will be held at Schiff Scout Reservation, more details can be found HERE.
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