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3056 Troop 577: April 2016 Events, Updates Week 2

posted May 1, 2016, 5:56 PM by Chris O'Hea   [ updated May 2, 2016, 9:26 PM by Shawn O'Hea ]

April 2016 Events, Updates Week 2

 
  • **American Legion Sign Service Project, April 16-17**

  • Summer Camp Deposits PAST DUE

  • Harriman Camping Equipment Return, Thursday, April 14, 7:30pm

  • Chocolate Bar Sales Fundraiser

  • Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, April 16, 9am-1:30pm

  • Pack 206 Color Guard Service, Friday, April 22 & May 27, 6:30pm

  • Seamus Healey Eagle Project, April 23-24, April 30-May 1

  • Vietnam War Veterans Assn Awards, Tuesday, April 26, 8pm

  • Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, May 7, 9am-1:30pm

  • OAA 60th Anniversary Reunion Retreat, Sep 16-18, 2016

  • Scout and Scouter Training Opportunities  


 

**American Legion Sign Service Project, April 16-17**

Mr. Colon has asked the troop to help with repairing and repainting of some signs for the American legion. All work will be done at the Kulins house on each day between10am-2pm. This can be a very quick easy project with enough help. Please set aside some time, this weekend to lend a hand to our benefactors. Contact Mr. Kulins to volunteer or with questions.


 

Summer Camp Deposits PAST DUE

The troop will be attending summer camp this year at Onteora Scout Camp the week ofJuly 17-23. The total price for camp this year will be $435 per scout. A deposit of $100 per scout is PAST DUE. 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.


 

Harriman Camping Equipment Return, Thursday, April 14, 7:30pm

Please bring back any equipment your were assigned to this week's troop meeting, cleaned and dried.


 

Chocolate Bar Sales Fundraiser

This is a great way to boost your scout account and to help fund the troop. Please see or contact Mrs. Leisenring (maryanneleisenring@gmail.com) if you are interested.


 

Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, April 16, 9am-1:30pm

The council is having another merit badge workshop on this day. The merit badges to be offered are Citizenship in the Community, Robotics, Signs, Signals, & Codes and Leatherwork. All slots have been filled but if you did register be sure to get a blue card from Mr. Hanley and check for PreReqs. Merit badges will be offered during future workshops can be found HERE or for this and other council activities go to the TRC calendar HERE.


 

Pack 206 Color Guard Service, Friday, April 22 & May 27, 6:30pm

Mr. Harrington has requested scout volunteers from the Troop to perform Flag presentation / color guard duties at Pack 206’s next two pack night to let the scouts there see what a great troop we have. Please consider volunteering, contact Mr Harrington with questions or to volunteer.


 

Seamus Healey Eagle Project, April 23-24, April 30-May 1

Seamus will be holding his Eagle project these weekends doing work at the United Methodist Church in Merrick. Please save the dates, more details to follow.


 

Vietnam War Veterans Assn Awards, Tuesday, April 26, 8pm

The Vietnam War Veterans Association out of our home American Legion hall will be holding an awards night this night and they will be honoring Troop 577. We need scouts and leaders to attend to show our appreciation. Please plan on attending. See Mr Hanley for more details.


 

Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, May 7, 9am-1:30pm

The council is having another merit badge workshop on this day cost per workshop is $25. The choice of merit badges to be offered are First Aid, Digital Technology, Photography & Geography. Be sure to get a blue card from Mr. Hanley and check for PreReqs. Registration can be done online HERE. Merit badges will be offered during future workshops can be found HERE or for this and other council activities go to the TRC calendar HERE.


 

OAA 60th Anniversary Reunion Retreat, Sep 16-18, 2016

Come and celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Onteora Scout Reservation with members of the Onteora Alumni Association in a fun filled fellowship weekend.. Sign Ups and details are online HERE and reserve now to ensure the best spot to stay at camp.

 

Planned Activities:  Alder Lake Excursion – ATVs – Campfire – Mountain Biking – Red Trail Hike – Shooting Sports – Waterfront – Wildcat Falls Hike – and more

 

Keep informed of who is attending and what is happening:  Follow us on Facebook – in the Facebook search bar type “Onteora Scout Reservation” and “Onteora Alumni Association” and request to join.  Also, keep watching the Theodore Roosevelt Council Website,

INFO:  E-mail inquiry:  Lbr723@aol.com  OR  throopwh@gmail.com


 

Scout and Scouter Training Opportunities

 

Citizenship of the Community Merit Badge Group, Dates to come.

Mr. Harrington is arranging for a group opportunity for scouts to earn their Citizenship of the Community merit badge. This is a great opportunity to earn an Eagle required merit badge. If you wish to participate please text Mr. Harrington 

 

Pine Tree Training: BB Gun, Saturday, April 23, 9:00am to 1:00pm

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

 

Pine Tree Training: Fishing, Saturday, April 23, 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 is HERE, flyer for this program is HERE.

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