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4456 T577: June 2016 Events, Updates Week 4/5

posted Sep 26, 2016, 8:39 PM by Shawn O'Hea
  • Updated Medical Forms, PAST DUE

  • Eagle Scout collection, PAST DUE

  • James Medici’s Eagle Court of Honor, Thursday, June 30, 6:30pm

  • John Kulins’ Eagle Court of Honor, Friday, July 15, 6:30pm

  • Onteora Scout Reservation, Summer Camp, July 17-23

  • Joseph Anselmo’s Eagle Court of Honor, Friday, August 5, 6:30pm (tentative)

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

  • Scout and Scouter Training Opportunities  


 

Updated Medical Forms PAST DUE

All scouts especially those attending summer camp must  have updated medical forms in by the end of year BBQ. All scouts should have the parts A, B & C of the latest form, found HERE filled out. Please have 3 copies of the forms and 3 copies of your insurance card and give to Mrs. Leisenring.


 

Eagle Scout collection, PAST DUE

The troop is still collecting $5 per scout as donations to our three scouts having their Court of Honors as we do with all our Eagles. James Medici will be having his on June 30, John Kulins on July 15 and Joey Anselmo on August 5 (tentative). More detail on these events will be coming soon. Mrs. Kulins will be taking all donations.


 

James Medici’s Eagle Court of Honor, Thursday, June 30, 6:30pm

On this Thursday, June 30, there will be a Court of Honor to celebrate all of the hard work that everyone put in to help him obtain the rank of Eagle Scout. The ceremony will be held at 6:30 PM at Saint Frances de Chantal church in Wantagh, the same place that Marc Kulins and Christopher Granito held their ceremonies.He is also looking for anyone to lend a helping hand with setting up at 1pm that afternoon.

 

Kindly RSVP ASAP if you have not already to let him know if you will be attending this event and if you can help with set up.


 

John Kulins’ Eagle Court of Honor, Friday, July 15, 6:30pm

On Friday, July 15 Mr. & Mrs Kulins and Troop 577, invite all to celebrate John obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout. The ceremony will be held at 6:30 PM at American Legion Post 1749 in North Bellmore, our troop meeting place. He will be  looking for anyone who lend a helping hand with setting up, details to come.

 

Kindly RSVP by July 1st to let him know if you will be attending this event and if you can help with set up.


 

Onteora Scout Reservation, Summer Camp, July 17-23

Summer camp is just a few short weeks away so everyone going should be working on finishing up their merit badge prerequisites, going through their gear, replacing old and missing and cleaning up the rest. The summer camp packing list is HERE. Scouts will be able to bring their bikes this year, they just need to be in working and safe shape, including functioning brakes and bring a helmet. Trunk and bike drop off details will be coming in the next week or so along with care package details.


 

Joseph Anselmo’s Eagle Court of Honor, Friday, August 5, 6:30pm (tentative)

Please save the date, more details and RSVP info coming soon.


 

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,


 

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.

NYLT training is required by Troop 577 for all senior leadership positions so if you have not taken the course please seriously consider it.

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