July 2016 archive

Come Follow Troop 349 on Twitter!!

For those of you who use Twitter, you can now follow the Troop’s announcements via Facebook! The Troop’s Twitter handle is @troop_349!

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Vinny LaFrancesca Eagle Project-Sat July 23rd 9am – 3pm @ Holy Cross Church

Vinny LaFrancesca’s Eagle Project will be held tomorrow, Saturday July 23rd from 9am – 3pm at the Holly Cross Church. Please Dress appropriately and bring work gloves. Thank you.

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First Year Hike

We had a great hike yesterday with our 1st Year Scouts! Even though we had a hiccup in our orienteering, the 1st years performed like champs! The boys are having a great time! Thank you Mr. Salas and Mr. Louis Villacci Jr. for all you do! Facebook Post with pictures  

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Reminder: Dropping off Care Packages

Hi Troop 349 Parents,      Just a reminder that care packages are to be dropped off no later than Tuesday July 12,2016 by 6:00pm at the Johnston’s house: Johnston address: 8 Saint James Rd Lake Grove NY 11755 https://goo.gl/maps/Bnct2ibW1K72  

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Ode to a Trailer

Ode to a Trailer Come, Come, do not be shy, Yawgoog week is coming nigh, We gather around the our trusty stead To bring to Yawgoog all we need! Our trusty vessel stands in wait, ready to receive our belongings with open tailgate. While she will creak and groan, she will not complain, Because she …

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Yawgoog Email 3- Travel Day and other Questions Answered

Troop, Important items for the next couple of days: Saturday July 9, 10:00 to 12:00 Trailer Pack-up, uniform inspection, and paperwork finalization day.  Meet at Scoutmaster’s House, 5 Short Court Nesconset. Sunday July 10, 12:00 noon, Troop luncheon at Orient Point Ferry, Pictures and embark on our trip to Yawgoog. Tuesday July 12, Care Package …

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Troop Email 2- Life in camp

Troop, Life in camp: We camp in platform flap tents, pictured below.  The tent is heavy canvas with roll down sides.  The boys sleep on bunk beds.  The racks are made of wood with final stretch over the frame to make a bed.  there are 6-8 boys per tent. We have two campsites, Abe Lincoln …

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Flags for the Fourth

Troop, To celebrate the Fourth of July we will decorate Smithtown with our flags.  We need your help. Flag placement 8:30 am meet at the storage facility behind James Crest Florist off main street. Flag retirement 5:00pm Pleas spend a half hour to help the Troop perform this community service. Thank you, Scoutmaster Sean

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Yawgoog Email 1- What to Bring

Troop, Just a few pointers for the first time Yawgoog campers. Scout gear pack up – Saturday July 9 10:00am to 12:00 at the Scoutmaster’s house,  5 Short Court Nesconset. Please pack your gear in a duffle bag.  We have limited space in the trailer and trunks are discouraged. Please label everything brought to camp. …

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Preparing for Camp – Merit Badges

Troop, First year Scouts: Please print the Mammal studies Merit Badge worksheet.  Mammal-Study For All other Scouts: Please visit this website and print out the merit badge workbook for the badges you are taking. http://www.yawgoog.org/scouts.html Also, some merit badges have pre-requisite that need to be completed prior to attending camp.  Here is a document that explains …

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