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2267 February 2017 Events, Updates Week 1

posted Feb 12, 2017, 2:45 PM by Chris O'Hea

February 2017 Events, Updates Week 1

 
  • TLC Meeting, Sunday, Jan. 29, 4:00pm-6:00pm **TODAY**

  • Merit Badge Workshops, Feb - Mar Registration, OPEN Monday, Oct. 17 9:30am

  • Scout Sabbath, Saturday, Feb. 3

  • Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, Feb. 4, 9am-1:30pm

  • Scout Sunday, Sunday, Feb. 5

  • Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, Feb. 11, 9am-1:30pm

  • Blue Nose Camping Trip, Feb. 18-20

  • Gently used scout shorts and pants available

  • Onteora Scout Reservation Summer Camp Video

  • Scout and Scouter Training Opportunities  

 

TLC Meeting, Sunday, Jan. 29, 4:00pm-6:00pm **TODAY**

There is a Troop Leadership Meeting 4pm at the Healy’s home tonight, all youth and adult leadership are asked to attend. There are many subjects and upcoming trips that need to be planned for so please make an effort to attend. If you are unable to attend be sure to contact your SPL.

 

Merit Badge Workshops, Feb - March Registration, OPEN Monday, Oct. 17 9:30am

February & March registrations will be open on Monday January 30th, at 9AM. Space is limited - Make sure to sign up ASAP!  Dates, available courses and registration can be found HERE.  

 

Scout Sabbath, Saturday, Feb. 3

A Scout is Reverent. Please consider attending a service at one of the house of worships mentioned in the flyer available HERE.  If you do attend a service please attend in full Class A uniform and let Mrs. Kulins know.

 

Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, Feb. 4, 9am-1:30pm

The council is having a merit badge workshop on this day. Registration for these merit badges is Monday Jan 30. The merit badges being offered are Citizenship of the Nation, Music, Geocaching & Disability Awareness. The cost is $25, online registration can be found HERE. Be sure to get a blue card from Mr Hanley and check for PreReqs.

 

Scout Sunday, Sunday, Feb. 5

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.

 

Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, Feb. 11, 9am-1:30pm

The council is having a merit badge workshop on this day. Registration for these merit badges is Monday Jan 30. The merit badges being offered have not been listed yet. The cost is $25, online registration can be found HERE. Be sure to get a blue card from Mr Hanley and check for PreReqs.

 

Blue Nose Camping Trip, Feb. 18-20

For those with up to date Blue Nose Training the date for the yearly trip to Onteora is rapidly approaching. If you have not already please contact Mr. Hanley ASAP if you are planning to attend.

 

Gently used scout shorts and pants available

From donations we have some gently used shorts and pants available for our scouts.

The following are available, please email Mr O’Hea (soheat577@gmail.com) with the size and quantity if you would like any and they will be brought to a troop meeting for you.

2- size 14 boys pants

3- size 16 boys shorts

1- 29in waist pants

1- 30in waist shorts

2- 31in waist shorts

5- 32in waist shorts

1- 34in waist shorts

1- adult extra small BSA swimshorts

 

Onteora Scout Reservation Summer Camp Video

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

 

Scout and Scouter Training Opportunities

 

NRA RSO Training Course Course, Saturday Feb. 4

Attend this NRA National Rifle Association Range Safety Officer training course for anyone that would like to be certified as a range manger.  NRA RSO is for individuals 18 or older that would like to learn how to run a range. As the course is discounted we will ask those taking the course to assist in opening the range at Schiff or OSR at different times throughout the year. The course will be held at Schiff Scout Reservation, cost is $55 and registration, available HERE is open until Feb 1.

 

NRA Rifle, Shotgun and Basic Instructor Training, Friday, February 10, 2017 at 7:00pm to Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 5:00pm

This course will start with Basic Instructor training on Friday which must be completedwithin 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. Certified Instructor course is for Rifle and Shotgun participants must be at least 21 years of age to sign up and get certified. The course will be held at Schiff Scout Reservation, cost is $190 and registration, available HERE is open until Feb 7.

 

Pine Tree Training: Cooking, Feb. 11 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 and more details on this program is available HERE.
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