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PATROL CONTEST: Make a Patrol Flag. Worth 5 Scoutmaster points (no flag = minus 5 points for that Patrol).  Will be judged on creativity, quality, appearance and compliance. 

  • flag no larger than 20 inches by 30 inches attached to a wood or aluminum pole no longer than 5 feet
  • must be made by Patrol members (not commercially manufactured or purchased)
  • may not be worked on (but can be discussed) at Troop meetings
  • must have at least Troop number and Patrol name
  • must be appropriate (by your adult leaders' standards) for any Scouting event
  • must be presented at the 11/6 Troop meeting

Scouts in leadership positions are expected to take the JLOW training on 11/8 and Den Chiefs/Webelos Den Chiefs are expected to take the Den Chief training on 10/25.

Our next Patrol Leaders' Council will be Sunday, November 16th at 6:15 - 7:45 pm at Plandome Village Hall. The agenda will be to plan the December Troop Meetings. Scouts who hold the following positions must attend:

Senior Patrol Leader
Assistant SPL
Patrol Leader (or Asst PL if PL unavailable)
Troop Guide

ASMs and JASMs are welcome too (RSVP please).  Pizza will be served. Civilian clothing permitted. 

The theme for December is Tracking.  Scouts MUST come prepared with ideas for the December Troop meetings' activities, skill practice, contests, games, etc (Google it!), whether related to the theme or not.  

The Matinecock Order of the Arrow next two meetings will be held on 10/16 and 11/16 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 85 Center Street, Williston Park from 7:30 to 9:00 pm.

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