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April 2015 Events, Updates Week 4

posted May 27, 2015, 8:05 PM by Shawn O'Hea
  • **Mandatory Youth Protection meeting, Thursday, April 23, 7:30pm**

  • American Legion Post 1749 Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, April 26, 10am - 1pm

  • Summer Camp Second Payment Past Due

  • Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, April. 25, 1pm-3pm

  • Pequott Camporee, Schiff Scout Reservation May 1,2,3

  • The Avengers: Age of Ultron movie night, Friday, May 8

  • 2015 Webelos Woods, May 15-17

  • Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, May. 16, 9am-1pm

  • NY Cosmos Soccer Game, Saturday, June 13, 7pm

  • Training Opportunities  ** Including NYLT **


 

**Mandatory Youth Protection meeting, Thursday, April 23, 7:30pm**

The yearly mandatory youth protection meeting will be held during the troop meeting next Thursday. All scouts and one accompanying parent must attend this meeting for your scout to participate in scout functions.  


 

American Legion Post 1749 Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, April 26, 10am - 1pm

Our American Legion Post is holding their Pancake Breakfast fundraiser this Sunday at the legion hall from 10am - 1pm. The price is a bargain at $6, please come down, support our charter organization and have a nice meal.


 

Summer Camp Second Payment Past Due

Resica Falls Scout Reservation summer camp second payment of $100 is past due.


 

Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, April. 25, 1pm-3pm

The Center for Science Teaching and Learning in Rockville Center is holding a Merit Badge Workshop Saturday, April 25. For $14 boys can work on their Fingerprinting Merit Badge. Registration must be by phone, more details can be found HERE. You must have a Blue Card to attend so please see Mr. Kulins first.


 

Pequott Camporee, Schiff Scout Reservation May 1,2,3

This year’s theme is “Scout Against Wild”. Everyone should be practicing their survival skills (fire starting, knot typing, shelter building, etc). The troop will be leaving from Newbridge Road School on Friday night at 6pm returning Sunday around 1pm. It is bring your own for dinner Friday night. Cost is $20 a scout/scouter and permission slips available HERE are due at the troop meeting this Thursday, April 24.


 

The Avengers: Age of Ultron movie night, Friday, May 8

Mr Harrington has arranged for the troop to see the new Avengers movie at the Merrick Theater. Times and prices will be available soon. We had a great time at the last movie. This is a good opportunity to invite potential new scouts out to see the fun we have as a troop.


 

2015 Webelos Woods, May 15, 16, 17

We will once again be a service troop for Weblos Woods. The theme this year is “Halfway to Halloween” and will be assisting in the running of the Fun House. Costumes (to be approved by Mr Kulins) will be required and food will be provided. More details to come.


 

Merit Badge Workshop, Saturday, May. 16, 9am-1pm

The council is having another merit badge workshop on this day. The merit badges to be offered are not available yet.


 

NY Cosmos Soccer Game, Saturday, June 13, 7pm

BSA, the Theodore Roosevelt Council along with the NY Cosmos are sponsoring the NY Cosmos 2015 Scout Night, a fun filled family evening. The NY Cosmos will be playing the Jacksonville Armada FC at Hofstra University’s Shuart Stadium. Tickets are $15, more details and ordering info can be found HERE.



Training Opportunities

 

National Youth Leadership Training will be held this year at Schiff Scout reservation on August 16-21.  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 Kulins. All registrations require a letter of recommendation from your Scoutmaster.  

The fee for this years program is $300 with a $50 deposit due at registration. Full payment is due July 18. 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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