Eagle Fundraiser

Troop Due to the possibility of rain the Eagle fundraising car wash will start at 10:00am

 

Rally the troop and support the fundraiser

 

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2014 BSA Health Form

BSA has issued the 2014 health form.  This form is required for summer camp as well as most camping activities the troop conducts.  Please take a moment to fill out the medical form.  Summer campers must have the “C” section completed by a health care professional.

 

Click here for the new health form

 

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Court of Honor March 12th

Troop,

Our next Court of Honor is Wednesday March 12th 7:30 to 9:00 pm @ Great Hollow Middle School.

Troop Parents please make your calendar.

Let’s all celebrate our Scouts achievements together.

 

Scoutmaster Sean.

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Cathedral Pines Campout / Court of Honor

Hello Troop 349,
It’s time for the first outdoor campout of 2014!!! On March 22-23, we are going to Cathedral Pines in Middle Island. Get your bikes ready as we plan to ride along the terrain. A “Cook-Off” will also be a hit as patrols will be competing for the best tasting entrée. $25 per person will cover this day of adventure. Please use the below link to sign up. As always, please leave your phone & electronics home! There will be too much fun for these things anyway!

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&formkey=dGhUZnN5V3EzWW1acnBQeHFOd0dyekE6MA#gid=1

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Please come to the COURT OF HONOR on Wednesday March 12th. 7:30 to 9:00 at Great Hollow. Please and thank you, of course.
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2013 Scouting Highlights

The Boy Scouts of America has since 1916 held a congressional charter under Title 36 of the United States Code. As part of fulfilling the obligations of that charter BSA delivers a recap of Scouting’s previous year to the United States Congress annually.

Here are some highlights of that report:

  1. Scouts camped a total of 6,093,410 nights during 2013.
  2. The BSA has more than 2.6 million youth members and more than 1 million adult volunteers in more than 280 local councils throughout the United States and its territories.
  3. During 2013, Scouts across America recorded 17,042,938 hours of service to their communities.
  4. Put those hours of service against the national volunteer-hour value of $22.14 and that’s more than $377 million worth of service in 2013.
  5. Scouts and Scouters collected millions of pounds of food through Scouting for Food.
  6. More than 7,900 volunteers serve more than 19,750 youth annually on military bases around the world.
  7. 56,841 Scouts earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 2013.
  8. The BSA has awarded more than 100,000 Presidential Active Lifestyle Awards to Scouts completing a 60 day fitness challenge.
  9. The number of STEM-related merit badges was increased to 61.
  10. 1.1 million Scouts attended our high-adventure camps in New Mexico, Minnesota, and Florida, as well as thousands of our day and summer camps.

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BSA’s Suffolk County Council Honors our Assistant Scoutmasters

[important]Let’s give a big hand to Assistant Scoutmaster Mr. Spear and Assistant Scoutmaster Mr. Locks

BSA’s Suffolk County Council has awarded them the Silver Beaver.[/important]

 

 

The Silver Beaver Award is the council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered adult leaders who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given to the council.  The Silver Beaver is an award given to those who implement the Scouting program and perform community service through hard work, self-sacrifice, dedication, and many years of service. It is given to those who do not actively seek it.  The Silver Beaver award was first introduced in 1931..

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Glen Gray Campout Details

Hello Troop 349!
    I think we are going to have a blast this weekend at Glen Gray (http://www.glengray.org) .  Here are some details:
1.    We will meet at 7:00 AM behind James Cress in Smithtown on Saturday morning
2.    Bring a bag Dinner for Saturday. Troop will cook a HOT LUNCH Saturday
3.    Everyone should be in some kind of boots to keep their feet warm! Proper Clothing will make your day more enjoyable.
4.    All scouts should bring:
a. Mess Kit – for Saturday
b. Nalgene or water bottle
c. Warm Clothes!
d. Extra shirt/pants/socks
e. Sleeping bag
f.  Scout book for advancement
5.    Troop will supply Sunday breakfast
6.    We should be home about 12 noon on Sunday.  This is approximate of course.
7.    Scouts should leave all their electronics at home. 
See you all on Saturday morning!  Please and thank you of course!
Scoutmaster Sean

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Troop Meeting Canceled, 2-5-2014

Sorry Troop,
The snow gods rained on our parade once again.

No Meeting tonight, Wednesday February 5, 2014.

Campout details will be posted by Thursday.
Stay home stay safe and have fun in the snow
Scoutmaster Sean

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Leadership Meeting Rescheduled

Please be advised, tonight’s Leadership Meeting Rescheduled due to bad weather.  Plan on coming 1/2 hour early to the regular weekly Wednesday meeting.  Please and thank you of course.

 

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Troop Events

Troop,
We have another busy week ahead.

Saturday February 1, 10:00 to 1:00 Boards of review @ the Cleary school. Come
down if you need one.

Sunday February 2, 9:30 scout service @ Holy Cross RC Church, 95 Old Nichols
road Nesconset

Monday February 3, 7:30 leadership meeting. Great Hollow

Wednesday February 5, 7:30 troop meeting.

Saturday & Sunday February 8&9 Glen Gray Campout.

Friday February 14, 8:00pm scout sabbath @ Temple Beth Chai, 870 Townline Road
Hauppauge. (Note the date, Originally posted on the website incorrectly).

 

You can see we have a busy week ahead. Be safe have fun.

Yours in scouting,

Scoutmaster Sean

Our heritage, our code & standards – the things we live by & teach our children
– are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas & feelings. – Walt
Disney.

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