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Announcements

UPDATED 6/21/2022

HAVE A NICE SUMMER !

DISTRICT AWARDS DINNER PHOTOS NOW POSTED ON THE GALLERY PAGE.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

BEAUTIFUL LIGHT DISPLAY FOR CEREMONIES IS AVAILABLE!

Contact Bob Sammis of Troop 117 for additional details:

Phone:  631-751-7763  or  Email:  ebsvideo@optimum.net

 

NATIONAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING: AUGUST 20 – 25, 2022

DOWNLOAD THE NYLT BROCHURE HERE:

http://btdistrict.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/NYLT_brochure_summer_2022.pdf

 

SUMMER MERIT BADGE PROGRAM ANNOUNCED

The merit badge classes will be held this year on Tuesday July 26, 2022, August 2, 2022 and August 9, 2022 from 7pm – 8:30pm at:

North Shore Jewish Center

Norwood Ave

Port Jeff Station, NY

Each Merit Badge has dates listed next to it.  You MUST show up for all the dates listed to earn the badge.  Otherwise, you will be given a partial. 

EVEN IF YOU ARE 17 AND OF LEGAL AGE TO DRIVE, PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ACCORDING TO THE BSA RULES AND REGULATIONS, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO DRIVE YOURSELF TO ANY SCOUTING FUNCTION. YOU ARE NOT COVERED UNDER THE BSA INSURANCE.

If you have any questions, please call:  Kathy Westrich       631-698-6040         Email – kathywest51@aol.com                                                

To register please complete our on-line form at https://forms.office.com/r/xpt28GpiLi                       

Please Read: All Scouts must

Register by the deadline – July 12, 2022 – there are 9 openings per class, once the number has been reached the class will be closed

In order to be allowed to stay and do the merit badge you registered for all scouts must have the following.  If something is missing, they will be sent home.  No exceptions.

            1          Have the Merit Badge Pamphlet (available at the scout shop)

            2          Have the Merit Badge Worksheet (available at www.meritbadge.org)

3          Have the merit badge pre-requisites and worksheet completed

4          Be in full uniform, scout pants or shorts, class A or B shirt, and hat.  We are meeting in a temple and all males are required to have a head covering.  Please wear your hat

5          Have a writing utensil and paper

6          Have the blue card for the badge filled out and signed by your scoutmaster

Please have your parent walk you in and drop off the emergency contact sheet at the parent drop off table

The scout will go to another table and sign in for the week.  Parents should not accompany the scout to the registration table

Parents:  please remember, the scout is doing the badge – he should have his paperwork in order, sign himself in and ask any questions pertaining to the badge and the requirements.  

All communication regarding the badges either by phone, email, or at the event must be done by the scout.

Scouts should arrive at 6:45 and parents should come to pick up promptly at 8:30   

Badges and Dates

____ Citizenship in the Community   7/26 and 8/2

____ Citizenship in the Nation            7/26 and 8/2         -or-          8/2 and 8/9                    

____ Citizenship in the World            8/2 and 8/9

____ Dentistry                                    8/2                                         

____ Digital Technology                     8/9

____ Electricity                                   7/26                           

____ Engineering                               7/26 and 8/2

____ Family Life     ***                       7/26 and 8/2                                                                                                  

____ Life to Eagle Presentation         8/9

____ Personal Management   ***      8/2 and 8/9                            

____ Pets                                            7/26

*** – Both these are three-month badges – you must have a blue card signed by the scoutmaster 3 months prior to the session date.  This is very important.  Also, any requirement stating discuss with counselor the scout must be prepared to discuss.

PLEASE NOTE – SCOUTS, NOT PARENTS, SHOULD CALL OR EMAIL ANY QUESTIONS THAT THEY HAVE

REMEMBER – CLASSES HAVE LIMITS, REGISTER EARLY TO SECURE THE DATES OF YOUR CHOICE

Pre-Requisites

Citizenship in the Community            2 a, b   3 a, b              4          5          7 a, b, c            8

Citizenship in the World                     4 a, b, c (complete 2)              7 a, b, c, d, e (complete 2)

Citizenship in the Nation                    2 a, b, c, d (complete 2)          3          5          6            7          8

Dentistry                                             1          2          3 (bring note from dentist)    4            6

Digital Technology                              1 (bring Cyber Chip)   5          6          8          9

Electricity                                            2          3          5          8          9a        11 (complete 2)

Engineering                                        1          2          5          6 (complete 2)            9

Family Life                                           1          2          3          4         

Personal Management                       1 a, b, c            2 a, b   5          8 a, b, c, d       9 a, b, c, d, e

Pets                                                     1          2          3          4 (for 4c bring pictures/video)

Be prepared to discuss the topics with the counselor to complete the badge.

 

SPIRIT WEEK SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER 2022 HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED !

Download the whole schedule HERE:

http://btdistrict.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Spirit-Week-Schedule-for-September-2022.pdf

 

ANNOUNCING THE 2023 COUNCIL CAMPOREE AT SOUTHAVEN PARK

SAVE THE DATE: April 28 – 30, 2023

Download the Promo Flier: http://btdistrict.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2023-Council-Camporee-Promo-Flier.pdf

 

NATIONAL SCOUT JAMBOREE DATES ANNOUNCED !

July 19 – 28, 2023 at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia

Click HERE to visit the official website.

Additional details on the Home Page of the Council website !

 
 
 

District Events for the 2022 – 2023 have been released. Download the Summary Schedule HERE:

http://btdistrict.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2022-2013-BT-Calendar.pdf

ROUNDTABLE LOCATION

Roundtable for the Benjamin Tallmadge District is the 2nd Thursday of the month starting at 7:30 p.m.

In June, we will be meeting at the Baiting Hollow Scout Camp Dining Hall.

 

District Key Three

DISTRICT EXECUTIVE

Bobby Rabbitt

DISTRICT CHAIRMAN

Jeff Stern

DISTRICT COMMISSIONER

Chris Philp

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