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Attention Scouts - Annual Catholic Scout Retreat - Register Today!

Posted on Nov 13 2014 - 3:31pm

2014 New York Archdiocesan Annual Catholic Scout Retreat - Saturday, November 22, 2014 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave., Nyack, NY 10960. All Troop 79 Catholic Scouts are encouraged to attend! See attached flyer and registration form for more info.

Volunteers needed to make Bows for Wreaths for annual wreath sale

Posted on Nov 2 2014 - 6:57am

We need your help!  Anyone that can help make bows for the anual wreath sale please come to the November 19th meeting. We will be cutting and making 165 bows for the wreaths and grave blankets for the scouts wreath sale.

2016 Philmont Scout Ranch Lottery

Posted on Oct 30 2014 - 7:05am

If you are interested in participating in a 12-day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch in the Summer of 2016, make sure to sign up on the Troop web-site. The deadline to sign up is November 12. ALL registered members of Troop 79 are eligible to attend, provided you meet the minimum age requirements and the medical requirements. This includes those who will be 18 - 21 years old in the Summer of 2016, as long as you have maintained your BSA membership. Please review the document attached to the calendar event for more details. If anyone has any questions, please contact Mr. Davidson or Mr. Feldberg.

Sign up for Troop Leadership Training - Registration Still Open!

Posted on Oct 29 2014 - 1:13pm

This class is open to all Scouts!

The purpose of the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops course is to teach Scouts with leadership positions (or those that aspire to leadership) about the leadership roles in Troops and how to most effectively reach success in that role. It is intended to help Scouts in leadership positions within their troop understand their responsibilities and to equip them with organizational and leadership skills to fulfill those responsibilities. Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops is the first course in the series of leadership training offered to Boy Scouts. Completion of Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops is a prerequisite for Boy Scouts to participate in the more advanced leadership courses - National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) and the National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE).

Popcorn Orders Due Wednesday, October 29

Posted on Oct 24 2014 - 6:22am

Please remember to bring your completed popcorn orders to the Troop meeting on Wednesday, October 29. Checks should be made payable to Troop 79. 

October 24-26 Iron Chef Camporee Registration

Posted on Oct 5 2014 - 7:17am

October 24-26
Use the secret ingredient to prepare a sample dish for all Scouts who visit your site to try.
Food will be judged by each patrol
OPEN CAMP - Archery, 22 rifle, BB gun, Climbing wall, Mountain biking (bring your own bike), Tomahawks, fishing, much more

BSA Troop # 79

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