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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.

 

Yeti-Flaming Waffle Patrols Service Project

Posted on Jan 15 2022 - 8:50am

Let's keep providing community service in 2022!  here is a great opportunity for 8 chef and sous chef scouts in the Yeti and Flaming Waffle patrols; they will be making a full Thanksgiving meal of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and pies to be delivered to the Overflow Shelter.  All ingredients will be supplied.  Sign up on the Troop site!!

Snowshoeing and Pizza at Lawson Lake - Sunday, January 16th

Posted on Jan 8 2022 - 9:58pm

On Sunday, January 16th, we will be spending the afternoon at Lawson Lake.  We've invited our local Arrow of Light scouts to join us and see what Troop 75 is all about.  We will be doing some snowshoeing (hopefully) for anyone interested.  Lawson Lake has a limited number of snowshoes, but if you have your own, please bring them with you.   We will also have the Klondike Sleds at the park for a test run before the Klondike Derby later this month.  So if you are planning to go to the Klondike, you should definitely attend this event.

And, last but not least, the results of the service hour challenge are in.  The scouts were challenged to perform 250 hours of community service between October and December.  They not only met the goal, they exceeded it, performing 291 hours!  As a reward for their hard work, we will have pizza and ice cream at the January 16th event.  Please sign up on the troop website so we know how much pizza and ice cream to order.

We will meet at Walden Lodge to kick off the afternoon events.  The road to the lodge is not maintained in the winter, so please park in the parking lot and walk back.  See you there! (Mr. Kemp)

Toys for Tots

Posted on Dec 18 2021 - 7:45pm

We'll be helping out with Toys for Tots on Sunday, December 19th, from 1pm - 3pm.  Please note that this will not be held at Mr. Prescott's hanger.  The address for the warehouse where the sorting will take place is 410 21st Century Park Dr., Clifton Park, NY 12065. It is approximately 40 minutes from Delmar.  Per Troop policy, all scouts and parents will need to wear a mask while inside the warehouse.  Thank you!  (Mr. Kemp)

Rotary Scout Reservation First Day Hike

Posted on Dec 18 2021 - 7:44pm

Twin Rivers Council will be holding a First Day Hike at Rotary Scout Reservation on January 1, 2022.  The event will run from 10AM - 2PM and the hike will be guided by camp staff.  All members of the family are welcome to participate and there is no charge to participate.  For additional information, or to register for the hike, please follow this link:  https://scoutingevent.com/364-53584. (Mr. Kemp)

Troop Name Tags and Troop Class B T-Shirts

Posted on Dec 6 2021 - 4:09pm

We will be ordering new name tags and (if needed) Class B shirts.  If scouts or adult leaders need a (new) name tag or additional shirts, please complete the survey at the following link by December 11, 2021: https://forms.gle/VFp43qr4x8tnsuEx6  If you need a troop tent, please email Mr. Ragone at Daniel.Ragone@gmail.com (scouts, please copy your scoutmaster and/or parent/guardian). 

Thompson's Lake Camp Out - May 27-29, 2022

Posted on Dec 5 2021 - 9:24pm
It's that time of year again when we organize a sign up for Thompson's Lake.  Daniel Folio is coordinating site reservations.  Please fill out this form if you are able to reserve a campsite for that weekend.

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