11-11-2020 Patrol Meetings Going Back to Virtual

Parents and Scouts, as they days continue to get shorter (with light) and the weather turns to cooler temps the Patrol Meetings will return to Virtual starting this Thursday Nov. 12, 2020. They will begin at 7:30pm.

Your scout will receive a Zoom link from his patrol leader. Meetings will run about 30 minutes.

Hopefully we can revert back to In-Person patrol meetings when the temperature gets warmer and the days get longer!

Stay safe and wear your masks!

Troop 12 Annual Fall Awards – Oct 15, 2020 at 7:30pm (via Zoom)

Parents & Scouts – Tonight (Thurs 10/15) will be the Troop 12 Annual Fall Awards via Zoom. The Awards will take place from 7:30pm till 9pm. Scouts Please be in Class A with sash.
 
(There will be no in-person Patrol meetings).
 
The Awards will take place via Zoom and Mr. Waxman has e-mailed out a link, please refer to his e-mail. If you have not received it, please reach out to Mr. Waxman, Mr. Grewal, or Mr. Melhorn.
 
Special Note: For all scouts that have ranked up or earned Merit Badges we would like the parents to present these bades during the ceremony, please see Mr. Waxman’s e-mail in order to pick up these items from Mrs. Sayre.

Eagle Scout Project Announcement

Life Scout Evan L. has announced his Eagle Project. Please be sure to check the e-mail from Mr. Waxman on the details of the project and the scouts and families of Troop 12 can assist Evan in making this a successful project!

Thanks,
Troop 12

Patrol Meetings to be Held Thursday Oct. 8, 2020 at 6:30pm

All,

After successfully meeting last Thursday with all patrols we have decided to try this again. All scouts should remain socially distant to the best of their abilities and wear a face covering at all times.

We meet from 6:30pm to 7pm in the St. Peter’s Church parking lot.

Please remember your COVID checklist to be handed in before participating in the meeting.

Thank you,

Troop 12

09-26-2020 Troop Hike at Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco

Scouts/ Parents:    Troop 12 will be doing a day hike at Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco on Saturday September 26,2020.  Social distancing, wearing of masks and the pre-medical check list as attached are required for everyone participating in this event.  Carpooling is not allowed.   Troop 12 will not provide lunch. This is an opportunity for the scouts to work on advancements such as map and compass,knots, first aid, plants and wildlife identification to name a few.  Scouts please bring your BSA handbook and compass.

Everyone attending this event must fill out the pre-medical form the day of the event.  Attached is the new BSA  medical form for you to complete.  All scouts and adults must complete the form and attach a copy of your medical card both front and back.   We will be leaving St. Peter’s Church at 10am  arriving at NoBe at 11am.   Upon arriving we will meet in their parking lot.   Parent’s please pick up your scout in the Nobe parking lot at 3pm.

Please note that there is poor cell phone service at the camp.  In the event of an emergency you can contact the Ranger’s office land line at 908-362-6088.

The forms attached here are required to attend the hike.

Troop 12 is Holding Patrol Meetings

Troop 12 has begun holding Troop meetings outdoors. Please check our Calendar for wen the Patrols are meeting.

All meetings are being held outdoors and begin at 6:30pm. They will be held weather permitting.

Attached to the Google Event is the COVID Form that is required for each meeting your scout attends. Any adult planning to attend the meeting is also required to fill out the COVID Form.

Troop 12 & Pack 12 Zoom Meeting Thurs. April 30

All Leaders, Parents and Scouts,

There will be a virtual Pack and Troop meeting tomorrow, Thursday, April 30, 2020, from 7:30 PM to 7:45 PM.  To access the meeting, please utilize the Zoom software and link provided.  If you do not have Zoom, please download and at :  www.zoom.us  .  It is available for Windows, Mac and ChromeOS.  Just click the download link, if necessary.

At 7:25 PM on Thursday, April 30, 2020 – open the Zoom application

A link should be in your e-mail, for troop from Mr. Waxman and from Pack Mr. Birardi. If you have not received the link by 7pm on Thursday please contact the appropriate leader.

For security the link will not be posted on the web.

Thank you!

April 1, 2020 – No Jokes Here – COVID-19 & More

Welcome to April – we hope all of you are doing well with the current situation. We certainly know it can be difficult for those working and helping their kids with school, but together we can hopefully flatten the curve as they say and get back to normal.
 
Mr. Waxman has been sending out useful information with regard to keeping scouting going during this Pandemic. With approval from the NNJC we are able to perform Scoutmaster conferences and Board of Reviews via ZOOM and other video methods.
 
Scouts please contact your Patrol leader for advancements and sign offs. Patrols are meeting via Zoom for virtual meetings.
 
Don’t forget the Troop is still doing the sneaker & hiking boots service project. Save those sneakers and hiking boots
 
See recent e-mails from Mr. Waxman for the Merit Badge Counselor List.
 
If you have any questions feel free to contact Mr. Waxman or Mr. Grewal.

Welcome to Our New Website!!!

Parents & Scout welcome to our new website!

Mr. Melhorn & Mr. Covan have been working on the new Troop 12 website for several months and after meeting with the Committee on March 4 have now gone live!!

There are some great new features on this site, one of the biggest being that the site is now computer and mobile browser compatible.

Also is the addition to a Google Calendar under Meetings & Events tab. This allows the user to subscribe to the calendar and now keep up to date with Troop 12 events right on their phones and calendars.

We will be adding links to permissions slips on the events as well, though they will be available under the Permission Slips tab as well.

If you have any questions of feedback please click here to e-mail the webmaster and as soon as possible.

We hope you like and enjoy the new site!

Winter is here! Pack warm and dry.

  • Hat’s, gloves, and wool socks are important when the temperature drops!
  • Waterproof boots help keep feet dry in the snow.
  • Zero degree sleeping bags and an insulated sleeping pad are required for winter camp outs.
  • Rain gear on all camp outs… Winter rain is cold rain.
  • Dress in Layers to avoid overheating during physical activity.

January – Cabin camping @ Camp Alamuchy

Parent campers sign up early for a relaxing weekend in the cabin, and bring your menu ideas!

February – Junior leader training / Tent camping @ Camp NoBeBosco