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This page will be updated as events and news are added. Pay attention to: deadlines, costs and activity contacts. We utilize a 2-step process to register and pay for trips and events. Step 1, a link may be available to make your Paypal payment for the event (sometimes there is no payment). Step 2, Click the register button (or the alternate link) to go to our registration form.
Remember to consult event flyers for complete details
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Creation of Troop 97 for Girls
Germonds Church, our chartering organization, has authorized the Troop Committee to form a girls troop. The troop will be meeting along with Troop 97 for boys.
Troop 97 News
Update 3/28: Troop 97 activities and meetings are suspended until the meeting on Wed 4/22. We will evaluate in 2 weeks and continue to communicate what we know. Scout camps (Bullowa/Nooteeming/Alpine) are also currently closed. All district/council activities are postponed til a future date including Merit Badge College and the Rockland District Dinner.
MEDICALS – you cannot go to on trips w/o an updated medical. Please see Mrs. Donohue if you have questions, submit your updated medical to her.
MERIT BADGES – Parents, we need you to become a Merit Badge Counselor to support our troop!
Scouts are expected to be in Regular Attendance. Please Read.
2021 National Scout Jamboree
Registration is open for the 2021 National Scout Jamboree – takes place in July 2021 (exact dates of departure/arrival tbd). Scouts that register/pay will be placed in a local Jamboree contingent troop which will meet monthly, do activities and prepare for the adventure. Mr Olson and Mr Gonzalez are part of these troops and can answer any Q’s you have. Many of our scouts have gone to prior jambos – it’s life-changing and should be done at least once in their scouting careers! Contact Mr Colton for questions and/or help signing up. You will need to create an account at http://my.scouting.org and know your scout ID.
Hudson Valley Council’s “how to register” document is here:
**Deadline to register: Ongoing but first-come, first served At some point registration for units will fill up and scouts will be placed on a wait-list.
West Point Camporee
The 2020 event is cancelled – Mr Carey and team ASM will be in touch w/updates for those that registered.
Step 1: Pay for West Point Camporee
New Scout Welcome Weekend 2020
While our April weekend is postponed, we will conduct New Scout Welcome Weekend as soon as the COVID-19 crisis has passed.
HVC Merit Badge College POSTPONED
Summer Camp at NoBeBoSco June 28 – July 4, 2020
This is the Troop’s annual week at summer camp. For those wondering, if there is a cancellation due to covid-19, registrants will receive refunds, but it’s important for scouts to pay and register by the deadlines below so we know who’s going, and we can secure our site. For more information, visit http://nobebosco.org/. Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco has provided a premium Scouting experience for the Boy Scouts in the New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania area continuously since 1927. The camp borders the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and is right on the Appalachian Trail. All of the facilities are inspected and certified by the BSA and the State of New Jersey.
Deadline to register – May 20, 2020
Cost – $440 if paid by April 29, $485 if paid by May 20.
Payment is in person only. Early bird payment must be made to Mr. Steingart or Mr. Colton by April 29.