OUR NEXT OUTINGS
1. NYC Urban Day Hike: December 7 (Sat)
- Meet at the Roslyn Train Station at 8:35 a.m.
- Take the 8:49 a.m. train to Jamaica and the J train to Williamsburg, Brooklyn (Hewes Street Station)
- Walk through Williamsburg and across the Williamsburg Bridge into Manhattan
- Eat brunch
- Walk to Washington Square Park
- Go to Forbidden Planet (comic book store)
- Walk through Union Square Park
- Visit the National Historic Site at the home of Teddy Roosevelt's birthplace
- Eat at Shake Shack at Madison Square Park
- Walk to Penn Station and take the 4:22 p.m. train back to Roslyn, arriving at 5:16 p.m.
The hike will total about six miles of walking spread over the day. Scouts and parents going should bring:
- Good walking shoes / sneakers
- Appropriate (layered) clothing
- Water bottle, snacks
- A round-trip train ticket from Roslyn to Penn Station with one subway fare ($2.50) on it
- Approximately $40 in cash each.
2. SPECIAL FOR HIGH SCHOOL JR & SR SCOUTS ONLY: Ravenswood LIC Power Plant Tour: December 8 (Sun)
- Limited to 8 Scouts
- Boots and school ID, without these you cannot enter
- Meet at the Village Hall, Sunday, 12/8, 11:30 a.m., takes ½ hour to get there
- Bring bag lunch, will review the systems while eating, 1 hour
- Plant tour approx. 2-3 hours
- Returning around 5:30 p.m.
- No cost
- Permission Slip due at 12/5 Troop meeting
Mr. Cox (H-516-621-2921 / C-516-603-3268)
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
- "Bully!" to Mr. Cox, a great Scoutmaster. May he enjoy reuniting with his "one hour a week."
- SWEATSHIRTS will be distributed at the 12/5 Troop meeting BETWEEN 7:30 and 7:45 ONLY. Otherwise, they can be obtained at the 12/12 meeting or directly from Mrs. Tomaselli.
- Scouts who participated in the 11/30 Eagle Service Project at the Onderdonk House please see the Scoutmaster to get your time signed off.
- Permission Slips for 12/6 Aviation Merit Badge, 12/7 Urban Day Hike and 12/8 Power Plant Tour are due at the 12/5 Troop meeting
- Merit Badge Opportunities at Cradle of Aviation Museum: Aviation on 12/6; Robotics, Astronomy, Radio, Computers, Electricity,Weather & Space Exploration on 12/7.
- Troop 71 is on FACEBOOK! Be sure to "Like" us and check out the thousands of photos from our many camping trips, special events and other activities.
Thanks to all who participated and supported Troop 71 via our Popcorn Sale. Sales totaled $4,762, of which $1,667 stays with our Troop!
If anyone did not pickup their popcorn/prize on 11/23, please call Mr. Bossé at 917-750-9969 to make arrangements.
Thursday, December 5th
All sale money is due on 12/5 and can be given to Mr. Bossé at the 12/5 Troop meeting or his home at 26 Dogwood Ln, Manhasset.