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Klondike Prep and Senior Webelos Cabin Campout with Pack 2 and Pack 11 - January 4/5

Posted on Dec 16 2018 - 7:31pm

Our annual overnight trip with the Senior Webelos from Pack 11 and Pack 2!  Sign up here: https://www.ryetroop2.com/node/3540

Join us at Durland Reservation for a fun outdoor weekend.  We will meet at Durland around 6:00 PM Friday, in time to help the scouts build a campfire and prepare dinner.  Friday night will include rank advancement and other fun activities.  We will wake early Saturday for a 3 mile hike, followed by pancakes and bacon back at the cabin.  Dress warmly for outdoor activities, and bring a change of clothes.  If the weather cooperates, we will use this weekend to prepare for the Klondike race and activities! Dress approrpriately for the hike...no sneakers or sweatpants!  All food will be provided.  

AMC Hut: Northwest Camp Backpacking Trip 9-10 February 2019

Posted on Dec 16 2018 - 1:22pm

This is our now-annual trip to AMC's Northwest Camp - a small, rustic cabin located on the northwest slope of Bear Mountain in Salisbury, CT.  We will drive up, leaving Rye at about 7:45 AM on Saturday morning 9 February, backpack (about 3.5 miles) to the hut and spend the night in the cabin.  We will hike out on Sunday, 10 February and drive home, stopping for lunch along the way.  We will get back to Rye mid-to-late late afternoon.  A maximum of 10 people will be allowed.  Since we need a minimum of 2 registered adult leaders, the maximum number of scouts is 8.  Of course, 3 adults and 7 scouts, etc. works too.  Only 6 people will be able to sleep in the cabin.  Others will need to sleep outside in a tent.

Family Life Merit Badge Sessions

Posted on Dec 5 2018 - 11:40pm

Family Life merit badge (Eagle required) started December 4th, but there is still time to sign up.  The deadline is Dec 11.

The meeting dates are:  Dec 11; Jan 8; Jan 15; Jan 22; Jan 29.  Feb 5 - Make-up

Each session will be 7pm at Presbyterian church ( before the regular troop meeting)
Any questions? Please contact Laura Pellegrini on 914-274-7831 or Ljicpp@aol.com

Annual holiday party - Tuesday December 18 - please sign up

Posted on Dec 2 2018 - 8:16pm

We will be celebrtating the holidays together at the meeting on Tuesday, December 18.  The boys will be providing the entertainment  - each patrol will perform a skit or other material - but family members are welcome to share their talents!  

Mistletoe Magic - 25 Nov - Volunteers needed!!

Posted on Nov 21 2018 - 8:10pm

We're almost there - Thanksgiving and Turkey quickly followed by the Rye Merchants Association annual Mistletoe Magic event that falls this year on Sunday November 25th.  The merchants are asking for our help in setting up and taking down tables, chairs, and signs.  Setup starts at 10am and usually runs 60-90 minutes.  Cleanup starts at 3 and usually is done in under an hour.  In between, the troop will have its annual wreath delivery / sale in front of TD Bank. Scouts are asked to sign up (https://www.ryetroop2.com/node/3526) for any one or all of the following

Unload the Food Truck for the PoTS Thanksgiving Dinner - Volunteers Needed!

Posted on Nov 19 2018 - 8:59pm

We need volunteers to help unload the truck in preparation for the PoTS Thanksgiving Feast.  More than 200 turkeys and all the fixings, plus supplies and dry goods, need to be unloaded and set up at Our Lady of Refuge Church in the Bronx at 4:00 PM Wednesday.  Please sign up online ASAP.

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