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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 91 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.

 

COVID Tracker for Cycling MB RIde

Posted on May 15 2021 - 8:18am
If you are going on the cycling merit badge ride this morning (Sunday, May 16) please fill out the troop's covid tracker before hand.
 
 
Thank you!  (Mr. Kemp)

In Person Order of the Arrow Meeting

Posted on May 1 2021 - 7:25am

For our scouts who are members of the Order of the Arrow, this message was recently sent out recently about the upcoming Chapter meeting.  Please read below for more details.

Troop 75 Tent Program

Posted on Apr 17 2021 - 7:20pm

Our tent roll out is going great!  We already have 17 scouts who have requested a tent.

 
Thank you for those who have completed the tent survey. If you haven't done so what, and would like to pick up a new Troop 75 Tent on Wednesday, please do the following.
1. Complete the survey noting your interest here:  https://forms.gle/3ncyXH4m1FD1CbXP6.  This will help us know if we need to order more tents and/or prioritize those going camping on the April 23-24 campout. 
2. Complete the attached Scout Tent Agreement and bring it with a check for $100 written to Troop 75 on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.  
 
If this presents a hardship, or if you have questions, please reach out to your scoutmaster and we will work something out.  Thank you!  (Mr. Kemp)

BSA Health Forms

Posted on Apr 17 2021 - 7:20pm

It's that time of year again.  Flowers are blooming, yards are getting green, and we are once again collecting health forms!  Each scout and adult scouter needs to have an updated BSA health form on file.  By "updated" we mean it has to be less than a year old since it was signed.  For outings less than 72 hours, we just need Parts A, B1 and B2, which do not require your physician to fill anything out.  For summer camp, we will also need Part C, which is the portion filled out by your physician.  You can find a fillable PDF of the health form here:  https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_ABC.pd...

Patty Ells will be at the meeting this week to collect health forms.  If it's been more than a year since you turned in a form, please bring a new one to the meeting.  If you're not sure if you have an updated one on file, bring one to the meeting just in case.  Please be sure to include a photocopy of your insurance card with your health form.  Finally, please keep a copy of the form for your own records, in case we ever need a duplicate made.  Thank you!  (Mr. Kemp)

Troop Name Tags and Troop Class B T-Shrits

Posted on Apr 17 2021 - 7:18pm

We will be ordering name tags and Class B shirts shortly. If scouts or leaders need a (new) name tag or additional shirts, please complete the survey at the following link by April 29, 2021: https://forms.gle/BSyZqGiTrkCm3MDc6

Please note:

We also have name tags in for Marcus Grade, Max Martin, Justin Gaglio and Noah Large. Please see Mr. Ragone for your name tag.
We will be ordering name tags for the scouts listed below, who are new to the troop. If your name is listed, you need not complete the survey unless you would like to order additional shirts.

Gage Dievendorf
Gavin Giglia
Henry Roberts
Hudson Hodd
Logan Dalmata
Nick Robbins
Theo Loshbaugh
Zach Laser
Georgia DiRamio
Max Deyoe
Parker Deyoe
Carter Dixon

(Mr. Kemp)

Troop 75B - Assistant Scoutmasters Needed

Posted on Apr 11 2021 - 12:31am
One of the jobs of the scoutmaster is to recruit assistant scoutmasters to help keep our scouting program strong and vibrant.  Assistant scoutmasters help deliver the promise of scouting, and ensure that we always have appropriate adult leadership for all our outings and events.  Simply put, the program doesn't work without the work of the ASMs.

Troop 75B currently has six dedicated ASMs.  Given the awesome growth we've experienced over the last year, we could really use a few more.  We can use ASMs at all levels, but we especially need more at the middle-school level.  We currently have two ASMs for the five middle school patrols.  Ideally I'd like to have one for each patrol.  The basic criteria for becoming an ASM is a desire to help the scouts of the troop get the most of the program, and develop into responsible citizens.  You don't need prior scouting experience, just a willingness to learn.  (If you can make a good cup of camp coffee, that goes a long way, too!)

The reason we have so many ASMs is so that no one individual gets overloaded with responsibility.  I can't make every event or meeting, and I don't expect anyone else to.  Having enough ASMs means that no one person's schedule limits what the scouts can do.  It's also critical, now that we are doing more small group activities, to ensure we have enough adult leaders.

Please let me know if you'd be interested in becoming an ASM for the troop.  If you would like to learn more about it, please give me a call and I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have. 

 
Thank you!  (Mr. Kemp)

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