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Scouts BSA Troop 75 for Boys and Troop 75 for Girls -- Delmar, New York

 

"The sport in Scouting is to find the good in every boy and develop it."
        ~Sir Robert Baden-Powell
 

 

 

Scouts BSA Troop 75 for Boys and Troop 75 for Girls are part of the Fort Orange District of the Twin Rivers Council. 

 
We would like to extend our thanks to our chartering organization for the last 85 years,
the First United Methodist Church of Delmar. 
 

Troop Meeting Schedule

Location: First United Methodist Church, 428 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar

              (Fellowship Hall, bottom level)

Days:      Wednesdays when school is in session, except first Wednesday of each month.**

Time:      7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

** The first Wednesday of the month is reserved for our Parent/Committee meeting.

Who can Join: Boys and Girls who are either (a) 11 years old or over, or (b) have completed 5th grade, or (c) have earned the Arrow Light and are at least 10 years old.

Scoutmasters

Douglas R. Kemp - Troop 75 for Boys         Suzy Pris - Troop 75 for Girls

scoutmaster75B@delmartroop75.org          scoutmaster75G@delmartroop75.org

 

 

To find out more about Troop 75 click the "About Us" link on the left of the page and check us out on Facebook at Troop 75.  You can get information about joining by emailing our membership chair, Jeff Zemsky, at membership@delmartroop75.org.

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If you need access to the website, please use the "Contact Us" link on the left side of the page.

 

Troop Parent Resource Survey

Posted on May 15 2019 - 12:19pm

One of the many things that makes Troop 75 special is the level of family involvement and support.  In order to capitalize on the collective experience of our adults, we have come up with a troop resource survey.  It doesn't take long to fill out, and will help the troop out a lot.  Please click the following link to fill out your survey.  Thanks!  (Mr. Kemp)

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd37awGkGIbDxWIHg298rrKFTswLTH2KwZonNUIeLk8M_w7Lg/viewform

Memorial Day Parade

Posted on May 11 2019 - 6:19pm

We will meet at 10:30 a.m. at  the corner of Herber Avenue and Glendale Avenue for the Memorial Day Parade.  Please sign up on the website so we have an accurate headcount.  Parents should meet us at the Delaware Avenue CVS parking lot at 11:45 a.m. to pick up their scout.  (Mr. Kemp)

Calling all Dutch Ovens!

Posted on May 11 2019 - 6:14pm

If anyone has any of the troop's dutch ovens, please be sure to return them at this week's meeting so we have them for Thompsons Lake.  Also, if anyone has a Dutch Oven (or two) that we can borrow for the camp out, we'd appreciate borrowing them.  Thanks!  (Mr. Kemp)

May 12, 2019 is last day to sign up for Thompsons Lake!

Posted on May 11 2019 - 6:11pm

Today is the last day to sign up for Thompsons Lake.  If you try to sign up, and the site tells you we are "full" please email me.  We may be able to reserve another site, and I don't want to turn anyone away if possible.  (Doug Kemp) </p>

Kayaking Merit Badge at Thompsons Lake

Posted on May 11 2019 - 6:11pm

Going to Thompson's Lake? If so you will have the opportunity to take Kayaking merit badge. If you are interested here is some information

1) You must have passed the BSA swim test before you can do do the portion of the merit badge in the kayak
2) Attached is the Kayaking Merit Badge worksheet
3) Please plan do Requirements 1, 3, 4a, 4b and 4c before going to Thompson's Lake
4) It will likely be too cold to do Requirement 6 at Thomspons Lake. We are planning to work on Requirement 6 on May 30 at the Kroll's house using their pool

Please let me know if you have questions

Yours in Scouting,

Jeff Zemsky

Sustainability Merit Badge Presentation during May 15th meeting

Posted on May 11 2019 - 6:10pm

On Wednesday, May 15th, Jodi Smits Anderson, Director, Sustainability Programs, for the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), is planning to speak to the troop about specifics of ‘greening up’ building practices, with examples of sustainable practices in houses and in the DASNY headquarters. This is especially of interest to scouts pursuing the Eagle-required Sustainability Merit Badge, and an opportunity for scouts interested in starting the badge now or in the near future. Ms. Smits will talk about  learning from Nature, and efficiency, resilience, teamwork, adaptation and redundancy in sustainable building practices, and the  nine habits of highly effective green people.  A big thank you to Mr. Brock (who is a Sustainability MB counselor) for arranging for this presentation!  (Mr. Kemp) </p>

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