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Be Prepared: Dec. 4 Meeting – MOVED AGAIN!

  Yes, it is moved again.  Due to scheduling glitches, we are now meeting in the basement of St. Joseph’s Church.  This is the large grey building west of Hasbrouck Park.  Same time- 7-8:30 We will be setting up stations again and the older Scouts will be reviewing, teaching and practicing Clove Hitches, Round, Diagonal, Tripod […]

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Be Prepared: Nov. 6 Meeting – Advancement Night

This week we will be offering 4 Merit Badge sessions as well as Scout Skill opportunities, which will include knots, lashings, first aid, flag etiquette, and more. The four Merit Badges offered will be Music, Camping (Eagle required), Space Exploration and Graphic Arts.   Please bring: Notebook and pen/pencil, Handbook.

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Be Prepared: Oct. 30 Meeting- Halloween Party!

Hello Everyone: This Thursday we’ll be having our Halloween Party…Scout style.  We’ll have some old fashioned games planned, pumpkin carving, board games and some treats to enjoy. What to bring:  wear a costume and you may win a prize… Most Terrifying, Most Comical, Most Original, and others. ALSO, please bring a treat to share.  Healthy […]

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Be Prepared: Oct. 23 Meeting- Knot Relay

Scouts/Scouters and Families:  This week’s meeting will be a variety of activities.  We will be starting off with a meeting for those attending the Catamount Adventure park this weekend.  All others will be practicing the knots we went over last week. After the meeting we will have a Knot Relay as a Patrol competition.  Which […]

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Be Prepared: Oct. 16 meeting- Parents Needed!

Theme:  Knots Knot sure of how to tie those knots?  Then this meeting is definitely for you! Knot only will we teach, tell you the history of and review the knots, but you’ll also get plenty of time to practice. Mr. Swigart, our Guest Scoutmaster, joins us for this meeting as we split up into […]

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Be Prepared: Oct. 9th Troop Meeting

Meeting Focus – Physics Phun and Patrol Flag designs. Scouts should come prepared to have a Patrol Competition in designing two different vehicles: “One if by sea and one if by air!” Scouts will use materials provided to create a boat to withstand as much weight as possible and also create a launch vehicle out […]

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Summer Camp 2017

Greetings! Our Troop has signed up for week 1 at Camp Tri-Mount. The theme for camp this year is Sasquatch. The dates are July 2, 2017 – July 7, 2017. That’s right; pickup this year will be Friday after the Closing Campfire ~8:30 pm. Summer Camp is a GREAT way for your Scout to get […]

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