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March 2015 Events, Updates Week 4

posted Apr 5, 2015, 7:24 PM by Shawn O'Hea
  • Summer Camp Second Payment Past Due

  • Scouting for Food final day, Thursday, March 26

  • Camping Trip, equipment return, Thursday, March 26

  • 2016 High Adventure Kickoff Meeting, Thursday, March 26, 7:30

  • Farmingdale Soup Kitchen Service Opportunity, Sunday, March 29

  • *Save the Date* Islanders Hockey Game, Saturday, April 4

  • Introduction to Scuba, Saturday, April 18, 10:00am - 12:30am

  • Training Opportunities  ** Including NYLT **


 

Summer Camp Second Payment Past Due

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



Scouting for Food final day, Thursday, March 26

Please bring in any food collected from friends and neighbors to this weeks troop meeting.



Camping Trip equipment return, Thursday, March 26

Please bring back all assigned equipment cleaned and dry to this weeks troop meeting.       


 

2016 High Adventure Kickoff Meeting, Thursday, March 26, 7:30

2016 High Adventure Kick Off Meeting on Thursday March 26 7:30 at the Council Service Center Board room. Come learn about Philmont, Sea base and Northern Tier and see what our council contingents have to offer for expeditions in 2016. Scouts interested should be 14 at the time of the expedition in 2016. Sea Base takes place in February, Philmont in July or August, and Northern Tier sometime in August. This meeting is open to all if you have questions please contact Mr. Kulins.


 

Farmingdale Soup Kitchen Service Opportunity, Sunday, March 29

Once again we will be afforded the opportunity to help our fellow man by providing a hot meal to folks in need.

 

We have all the food necessary for Sunday's (3/29) Soup Kitchen Service in Farmingdale.

What we need is a few more Scouts.  Get ready to sport your aprons, cook, and serve the following:

 

Salad (not bags this time, get ready to rinse & chop!)

Creamy potato soup (slice and dice, bring your favorite paring knife)

Baked ham

Rice pilaf

Green beans

Fruit cup

Bread & butter

Cake (baking ourselves on-site)
 

We will leave from Newbridge School at 10:30am and return approximately 3:30pm.  Class B's PLUS caps a must, let’s look sharp as always!

 

Permission slips are available from HERE and due at the Troop’s Thursday meeting March 26.   Questions ask Mrs Schwartz 

Thanks, Mrs. Schwartz


 

*Save the Date* NY Islanders Hockey Game, Saturday, April 4

Mr. Harrington is arranging another group NY Islander game outing, more details in the near future.


 

Introduction to Scuba, Saturday, April 18, 10:00am - 12:30am

Crew288 is sponsoring a 13 and older coed “Introduction to Scuba”on Saturday, April 18, 10:00am-12:30 at Chaminade High School, Jackson Ave, Mineola. The cost is $50 per person.

Email for more details.


 

Training Opportunities

 

Den Chief Training is coming up on April 11, registration can be found HERE. It is $10 for the course.

 

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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