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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         Patrick Kelley - 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.

 

Virtual Sportsmart is Happening

Posted on Nov 14 2020 - 9:31pm

Our Virtual Sportsmart is going strong.  if you haven't checked it out yet, go to the sportsmart site on deals for winter sports, spring sports, popcorn, local merchant gift cards and more: https://troop-75-virtual-sportsmart.myshopify.com/collections.  The virtual sportsmart sale ends this Wednesday at 5pm.

Lexi Pris Eagle Scout Project

Posted on Oct 31 2020 - 4:56pm

Lexi Pris is going to be holding her Eagle Project on November 14th at 9:00 am.  The work-place will be in the parking lot of Lynnwood Reformed Church of America (3714 Carman Road, Schenectady, NY, 12303)  Lexi is looking for 12 people, in addition to Lexi, to help put together six nesting bluebird boxes.  BSA scouts (this project counts towards conservation service hours for Life Rank) and parents are all welcomed. The project is expected to take two-three hours to complete.  If you are willing to help please contact Lexi Pris at soccerlexi20@gmail.com and sign up on the Troop site.

PLC will meet at 6:00 PM on October 7th at Elm Avenue Park

Posted on Oct 3 2020 - 10:58pm

Our next PLC meeting will be this Wednesday, at 6:00 PM.  We will meet at the large pavilion at the back of the Elm Avenue Park.  Senior Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leaders, Patrol Leaders, Troop Guides and Troop Scribe should attend.  Patrol Leaders who cannot make the meeting should send their assistant patrol leader in their place.  (Mr. Kemp)

Liam Kelley's Eagle Scout Project

Posted on Oct 3 2020 - 10:57pm

Liam Kelley will be starting his Eagle Scout Project next weekend.  The project involves building tent platforms at Lawson Lake.His plan is to work on Saturday (10/10) from 10am to 4pm and Sunday (10/11) also from 10am to 4pm.  A third day may be added if necessary.  LIam will have pizza and soda at noon for lunch, as well as having bottled water on hand.  Please meet in the parking area near the playground.

Please sign up on the troop website if you plan to help.
If you have the following, please consider bringing them:
- gloves
- rakes (specifically landscaping if possible)
- Wireless drills
- tamping tools
- masks (required)

Masks will be worn at all times and we will be practicing social distancing when possible.  (Mr. Kemp)

Advancement Opportunity for Scout Rank, Tenderfoot Rank and 2nd Class Rank Scouts

Posted on Sep 26 2020 - 6:58am

If you have not completed the water rescue requirements for the 2nd and 1st Class ranks yet, Mr. Pattison will be holding a session on Wednesday (9/30) at 5:45pm at the Elm Avenue Town Park prior to the Troop meeting to cover the following requirements (note that BSA is allowing requirements 5c and 6e to be simulated on dry land due to the COVD-19 pandemic).  Please sign up on the Troop site so we know you are coming / have enough supplies for these rescues which will be conducted on the grass outside the large pavilion.

Fall Back to Scouting event - Oct 3rd - Arrow of Light / Webelos

Posted on Sep 26 2020 - 6:48am
The Troop has a very important event coming up on October 3rd.  We're hosting a session for current Arrow of Light as Webelos Scouts who are interested in continuing Scouting.  We need Troop 75B&G scouts to volunteer so these younger scouts can see what scouting is like when they get to the middle and high school.  More importantly, Troop 75B&G scouts will have just as much fun as the Cub Scouts...see below...one word = Rockets!

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