Christmas Wreath Sale!

posted Nov 6, 2017, 5:00 AM by Web Master

Hi Troop 75 Families!!!! Its that time of year again, Wreath Sale time!  Please see the Parent Letter for full details.

We have some big changes.  We have 3 new items on the sale sheet this year.  A Candy Cane shaped door decoration, a Table Top Tree and a Holiday Bushel Basket.  See attached color Flyer that you can print out and show.  We have put aside the Deluxe wreath and the Kissing Balls.

Deliveries will also be different this year.  For the new items, we are putting in the order when you hand in the order.  They will be delivered shortly after.  All other items are pre-ordered and will be available by Nov 21, when orders are handed in. 

We will need help this year again with making the Centerpieces and Pine Cone decorations.  If you order Centerpieces you have to come down and help make them.  The dates we are making centerpieces/pine cones are in the Key Dates file attached here.

We also need help making bows for our First Class Wreaths and Table Top Trees.  Please see Julie or Ellen, in the committee room during or after the meetings for bow making supplies.  If you don't know how to make them, we can show you.  Its easy.  There is a video on you tube titled "Bow tying video for Wreath Troop 75" : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1dFxmVs5MI

Once we get a date for the delivery we will post a sign up sheet for the offload.  Also keep an eye out for important information emailed from time to time.

Thank you for volunteering for our Troop!!!!!! Feel free to contact  Julie Battistie with any questions.

Spring Plant Sale!

posted Mar 29, 2017, 4:57 AM by Web Master

Happy Spring everyone!!

Troop 75 will once again be holding our annual plant sale. Please see attached letter for additional details. 

Also attached are order forms and plant pictures/selections.

Key Dates:

-Orders are due April 18th and will not be accepted after April 25th

-Offloading at Julie Battiste's house on May 4th @ 4:30pm

-Pickup dates are Friday May 5th (3-5pm), Saturday May 6th (1-4pm), Sunday May 7th (1-4pm)

Anyone with questions should contact Julie Battiste or Diane Menier

Summer Camp at Yawgoog!

posted Feb 23, 2017, 5:32 AM by Web Master   [ updated Feb 24, 2017, 5:16 AM ]

Signup sheets for Yawgoog have been posted, please signup ASAP!

Yawgoog cost is $520 this year (w/3 T-shirts-subtract $8 per shirt if not purchasing)Deposit ($100) 

Important Dates
Deposit ($100) Due 4/4/17 
Medical Forms and Final Payment Due 6/6/17
Mandatory Yawgoog Parent & Scout Meeting (required even if your Scout has gone before) 6/27/17

Camp Dates: 7/23/17-7/30/17

See attached file below for Medical Forms and combined Information Sheet, Signup/Payment Form, and Parent Contact Form

You need to hand in the Registration and Permission Slip (page 4) the Parent Contact Sheet (page 5) and the Full Medical Form (Separate PDF below), signed by a Physician.

Troop Trip to Philadelphia!

posted Feb 23, 2017, 5:19 AM by Web Master   [ updated Feb 23, 2017, 5:30 AM ]

The 2017 Troop Trip tthis year will be to Philadelphia on May 5-7, 2017.  This is going to be a great trip with lots to see.  Highlights are the Franklin Institute, the Philadelphia Museum of Fine Arts (and Rocky statue), Independence Park (the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, etc.) the Betsy Ross House, the Edgar Allen Poe House and the Battleship New Jersey!


See attached Info Letter for additional details.

 

Please sign up as early as possible (no later than the end of March) so that we can get a head court and final pricing (cost estimate is $125-$160 depending on the number of Scouts that sign up).  Sign up sheets have been posted in the Troop Meeting room.


Anyone with questions should contact Activities Coordinator Brad A. Schlossberg

Wreath Sale Bow Tying Video

posted Nov 28, 2016, 5:24 AM by Keith Johnston   [ updated Nov 28, 2016, 5:26 AM by Web Master ]

With the wreath sale in full swing, for all of those who are assisting, Thank You for your help in supporting the troop!

For all of our bow makers, please see link to Youtube video on how to create our handmade bows:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1dFxmVs5MI  


Fall Plant Sale Fundraiser!

posted Sep 6, 2016, 7:05 PM by Web Master

New for Troop 75 this year, we'll be holding a Fall Plant Sale! Funds raised go to each Scout's Camp Fund to help pay for Troop trips, summer camp, and Philmont. 

See attached flyer below for additional details. We have exactly two weeks to pre-sell the plants as orders and payments are due by the September 13th  troop meeting.  Plants will arrive Sunday, September 25th.

Anyone with questions should contract Mrs. Pitta.

Summer Merit Badge Program!

posted May 15, 2016, 5:57 AM by Web Master

The Matinecock District will be offering a Summer Merit Badge Program for interested Scouts!

The Merit Badges offered will be : Public Speaking, Photography, Music, Cit in the World, Safety, Law, Engineering, Digital Technology, American
Heritage, Vet Medicine, Salesmanship, American Labor /Scouting Heritage.

The classes will be held in the evening (6:30-9:00 pm) in Huntington Station. Scouts can sign up for either Session 1 (Thursday July 7th and July 14th) or Session 2 (Thursday Aug 4th and Aug 11th).

Please review the attached flyer for additional details regarding fees, materials needed, and any prerequisities that need to be completed.

Interested Scouts can sign up at: http://matdistrict.org/summer-merit-badge-program/

Bowling Night Fundraiser!

posted May 15, 2016, 5:49 AM by Web Master

In place of a Troop Meeting, the Troop is holding a Bowling Night on Tuesday, May 24th to raise funds for it's upcoming 100th Anniversary Celebration. 

We will be bowling at the AMF Lane on Jericho Turnpike in Commack from 7:30pm to 9:30pm.

The $20 fee covers shoe rental and 2 hours of bowling. Friends and family are welcome and encouraged to join!

See attached flyer for additional details!

Candy Sale Fundraiser!

posted Feb 24, 2016, 6:51 AM by Web Master

The Troop is currently selling candy to help Scouts raise money for their Camp Funds, and will continue through early March.

Each box contains $30 (30 bars @ $1 each) of assorted candy, and all profits ($14 per box) go directly to the individual Scout's Camp Fund.

Anyone who is interested should contact Jim Brauer.


100th Anniversary!

posted Feb 24, 2016, 6:46 AM by Web Master   [ updated May 1, 2016, 5:10 AM ]

Planning for our 100th Anniversary Celebration is underway! It will be Saturday, June 11th at 1pm, see attached flyer below for additional details.

Any past members who would like to participate or receive updates should email troop75kp@gmail.com to be added to our "Troop 75 Alumni" email group. 

Also, we are asking past Troop members to submit their top 5 Troop activity pictures to troop75kp@gmail.com, to be used in a photo compilation.

Anyone with questions should contact Ellen Stein.

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