Troop 12 Starts up this Week!!!

Welcome back to scouting!!!!

Troop 12 will begin holding meetings this Thursday September 2, 2021 at St. Peter’s Church. Scouts should be in Class A Uniform.

The first committee meeting of the year will be Wednesday September 1, 2021 via Zoom with Mr. Waxman – This is an Adults Only Meeting!!! No Scouts.

We look forward to seeing you all and kicking off the 2021-2022 Scouting year!

Eagle Scout Max Sayre has Reported to Parris Island

Scouts/ Parents: As many of you are :aware Max Sayre, Eagle Scout and Senior Patrol Leader of Troop 12 recently enlisted in the United States Military. He will be defending our country proudly in the United States Marine Corps while training at boot camp in Parris Island, South Carolina.

Let’s take a moment and send Max a letter or postcard keeping him up to date as to what’s going on in Livingston and Troop 12. Let’s keep Max in our thoughts as to a healthy and safe time in the Marines. Please write that we are looking forward to seeing him again when his active duty time is over.

Thank you,

Rich Waxman
Committee Chairman
Troop 12

If you would like to contact Max while he is away, please check e-mails from Mr. Waxman or send Troop 12 a message on Facebook or contact Mr. Waxman or Mr. Grewal by e-mail.

01-21-2021 Troop Meeting / Elections

Tonight Thursday January 21, 2021 the Troop will hold a meeting via Zoom as a group. During this meeting the Patrol Leader Council (PLC) will hold elections.

Candidates have been made aware they will speak this evening with a short speech on why they feel they would make a good patrol leader. After all the candidates have spoken, Max (our SPL) will provide a Google Form for the scouts to vote by.

If you want your voice to be heard in our elections, be sure to attend. Have your parents keep an eye out for the E-Mail from Mr. Waxman with the Zoom links.

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!