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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.

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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.

This troop will be run separately from Troop 97 for Boys but will share the adult committee using the linked troop model as shown above.

What is needed to have a troop for girls?

5 members – At least 5 members or else we cannot form a new troop as per rules governing such things.

Adult Direct Contact Leaders – we will need a few parents to become ASM’s. Training is provided!
We will need at least one female adult leader present at all troop activities (meetings / trips included)
We will need at least one of these adults to be the scoutmaster.
The SM does not have to be female but could be.

If interested in joining or helping, please contact Brian Colton or fill out this Interest form .

Troop 97 News

Congrats to Matt O, Jason C, Scott S and Jacob C, Troop 97’s newest Eagle Scouts!

Next Troop Meetings – 1/15, 1/22, 1/29 Meetings @ Street School

Next PLC and Boards of Review – Wed 2/5 @ Germonds

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 and know your scout ID.

**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.

Info / Register for 2021 Jamboree

10 Mile Hike 1/18/20

Troop 97 will take a 10 mile hike at Bear Mountain, details are on the flyer, please register.

**Deadline to register: Jan 16 / no cost

10 Mile Hike Flyer

Register Here!

Register for 10 Mile Hike

Troop 97 @ Windham Mountain Sun 1/26/20

Troop 97 and friends will be skiing, snowboarding, or just relaxing at the Mountain on Sunday 1/26! Flyer has various pricing options – please bring $$ with you depending on what you want to do that day, including working on Snow Sports Merit Badge. Any optional Saturday lodging would be on your own (flyer has descriptions). This trip is open to anyone interested!

Windham Mountain Flyer

**Deadline to register: Jan 22
**Cost: Varies – see flyer – bring $ w/you on trip

You have 1 day 15 hours 14 minutes 16 seconds to register!

Klondike/ Iditarod 2020 Sat 2/1/20

Troop 97 will participate in the Rockland District Klondike Derby on Sat 2/1 @ Camp Bullowa (Training Center / A-Field side). Drop off at 6:45a for a full days outdoor activity and competition with patrol sleds. Those that wish to overnight on the “Iditarod” can register for that separately as well. See flyers for details.

Klondike Flyer

Iditarod Flyer

**Deadline to register: Jan 29th
**Cost: see flyer

You have 8 days 15 hours 14 minutes 16 seconds to register!

Step 1: Pay for Klondike

Klondike 2020

Step 2: Register for Klondike

Register for Klondike

You have 8 days 15 hours 14 minutes 16 seconds to register!

Step 1: Pay for Iditarod

Iditarod 2020

Step 2: Register for Iditarod

Register for Iditarod

Scout Sunday 2020

Each year, scouts can show their reverence by participating in one or several services/masses as part of “A Scout is Reverent” …
Protestant: Scout Sunday @ Germonds
Sunday 2/9, 10:30a

Each Year, Troop 97 celebrates protestant scout sunday with Germonds Church, our chartering organization, joined by Pack 46 and Crew 97. Please join us! All are welcome. Refreshments will be served by the troop committee after the service.

**Deadline to register: Feb 8 – no cost

Scout Sunday @ Germonds Flyer

You have 18 days 15 hours 14 minutes 16 seconds to register!

Jewish: Scout Shabbat @ Beth-Am Temple, 60 E Madison Ave, Pearl River
Friday 2/7, 7 pm
Scout Shabbat Flyer

Register for Scout Shabbat
Catholic: Scout Sunday @ Immaculate Conception, 26 John St Stony Point
Sunday 2/2, 1:30p
Scout Sunday Catholic Flyer

Register for Scout Sunday – Catholic

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