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Boy Scouts of America Troop 75 -- Delmar, New York

 

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

Boy Scout Troop 75 is 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.

 

Scoutmaster

Douglas R. Kemp

scoutmaster@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.   

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Four Scouts Selected for BCHS National Honor Society

Posted on May 26 2018 - 10:08pm

Troop 75 is pleased to announce that four of our scouts were inducted into the National Honor Society at Bethlehem High School on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

Seniors Andrew Lauricella, Evan Schaffer and Cameron Scoons, along with Junior Erick Christian, were nominated by the Faculty Selection Committee and chosen based on exceptional scholarship, character, leadership, and service.

Congratulations to Andrew, Evan, Cameron and Erick! (Mr. Kemp)

All Troop Gear Should Be Returned This Wednesday, May 30th

Posted on May 26 2018 - 10:08pm

If you took at troop tent, cooler or gear box home, please bring it with you to Wednesday's meeting.  Gear Boxes and their contents should be thoroughly cleaned.  Tents should be bone dry before they are packed back into their bags.  By now the tents should have all been dried out, but if not, please do so ASAP to minimize the risk of mold and mildew ruining the tent.  Thank you.  (Mr. Kemp)

Upcoming Events to Keep in Mind

Posted on May 26 2018 - 10:04pm

Memorial Day Parade -- Please meet at 10:30 a.m. at the corner of Herber Avenue and Glendale Avenue.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 meeting -  we will meet at Our Lady Help of Christians Cemetery at 6:30 p.m. to retrieve the American flags.  Afterwards, we will go to the Elm Avenue Park for outdoor games.  Please plan to meet by the playground at the back of the park.

June 15th Court of Honor -- Please come out for our end of year picnic and court of honor.  Mark Thompson will be receiving his Eagle Scout Rank at this event.  Sign up on the troop website so we have an accurate head count.  Thank you!  (Mr. Kemp)

May 9th Meeting

Posted on May 5 2018 - 10:44pm

We will be doing prep for Thompsons Lake tonight.  Patrols will check their gear boxes and plan their menus.  We will discuss this year's cooking competition. There will also be a presentation for the new boy scouts on campout prep.  Scouts needing a scoutmaster conference and board of review should see Mr. Kemp. Adults going to Thompsons Lake will meet to plan their menu as well. -- Mr. Kemp

Swim test and swimming merit badge session

Posted on May 5 2018 - 10:00pm

On Friday, May 11, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., Rob Pattison will be at the Bethlehem YMCA to do swim tests for any scouts who have not yet passed the swimmer test.  The swim test is required to be able to use the troop canoes at Thompson's Lake the following weekend.  Mr. Pattison will also work on the swimming merit badge with any interested scouts.  The cost is $10/scout to defray the cost of reserving a lane in the pool. Please sign up on the website, or let Mr. Kemp and Mr. Pattison know if you will be attending on May 11th.  -- Mr. Kemp

Still room to sign up for Thompsons Lake!

Posted on May 5 2018 - 9:52pm

There is still space at Thompsons Lake.  This is one of the troop's favorite annual events, and you won't want to miss it.  And, since it's so close to home, for scouts with sports and other committments, you can go back and forth to games etc. and still enjoy a weekend of camping. -- Mr. Kemp

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