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April 2015 Events, Updates Week 5

posted May 27, 2015, 8:07 PM by Shawn O'Hea
  • **Parent meeting, Thursday, April 23, 7:30pm**

  • Summer Camp Second Payment Past Due / Merit badges

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

  • 2015 Webelos Woods, Schiff Scout Reservation, May 15, 16, 17

  • Family Event for Jewish Scouts - L'ag Ba'omer Bonfire, May 7th

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

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

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

  • Training Opportunities  ** Including NYLT **


 

**Parent meeting, Thursday, April 23, 7:30pm**

There will be a parents meeting tomorrow night during the troop meeting. The troop committee has details for upcoming events, including Memorial Day and summer camp, so it is important that one adult from each family attend.


 

Summer Camp Second Payment Past Due

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

Everyone needs to make their choices for Merit badges being taken so they do not get shut out.


 

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 past due.


 

2015 Webelos Woods, Schiff Scout Reservation, May 15, 16, 17

We will once again be a service troop for Weblos Woods out at Schiff Scout Reservation. 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 5 meals will be provided.  The troop will be leaving from Newbridge Road School on Friday night at 6pm returning Sunday around 1pm. Cost is $20 a scout/scouter and permission slips available HERE are due at tomorrows troop meeting. We must register all staff by 5/1 so it is very important you bring a permission slip tomorrow.


 

Family Event for Jewish Scouts - L'ag Ba'omer Bonfire, May 7th

The Jewish Committee on Scouting is combining with the Chabad Center in Merrick to present this annual event in Wantagh Park.  They are also asking for help with some of the activities.

ANY scout who needs service time (you do not have to be Jewish)  should contact the committee IN ADVANCE to offer help.  Class A uniforms.  Bring a picnic basket, etc. and dessert will be provided. The Flyer for this event is HERE.


 

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. Cost is $10 per person and includes a drink and popcorn. The permission slip can be found HERE. We had a great time at the last movie so don’t miss out. This is a good opportunity to invite potential new scouts out to see the fun we have as a troop. See Mr Harrington for questions.


 

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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