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Hiking the Catskills

Troop 2 ascended the Indian Head Mountain Trail in the Catskills this early November weekend. Is that snow?  At around elevation 3500 feet, yes!  Like our 19+ part “AT” hike series, the Catskills could be another continuing story!

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Biking to Tarrytown

T2 took one of our day biking trips up the OCA trail to Tarrytown, grabbed lunch on Main Street, and hung out down by the waterfront. Perfect soft-start to the Scouting season…which is really all year ’round.

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Thunderbird Games 2017

T2 takes a well-deserved break after running the giant slingshot station for the Cubs from around the Council

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AT trek no. 16

ASM Armacost and Mr. Shuto accompanied six of our scouts on this two-day, two-night trek along the Appalachian Trail (AT) in northern New Jersey. As most of you may know, this is hike no. 16 in the series. Three scouts,

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Thunderbird Games 2016

Ten of our scouts operated the chariot race station at the annual Thunderbird Games in Croton Point Park.  Before and after a hard afternoon of serving their bother Cub Scouts and siblings, they camped on the point, did a Friday night

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Clear Lake, Autumn 2016

We had an excellent first campout of autumn up at Clear Lake on Durland Scout Reservation.  It was a perfect afternoon for canoeing. Our two most experienced canoers showed us how to fall out of one – of course, just

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Camp Read 2016

Ten scouts enjoyed a week of summer camp at “Camp Read” in the Adirondacks– eight from our own T2 and two from T1 Hawthorne. These scouts came together as a unit and called themselves the “Fried Chicken Patrol.” Two of

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Placing Flags for the Veterans

Several Troop 2 Hastings scouts spend a few hours on Saturday at Mt. Hope Cemetery.  We placed fresh American flags supplied by the American Legion on the graves of veterans in advance of Memorial Day.  Along with our fellow scouts

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Durland 2016 Camping and Hiking

The Troop made the annual winter weekend trip to Durland Scout Reservation.  The scouts did a five-mile winter hike around Clear Lake.  Axe yard skills, map-reading and orientation where practiced and various requirements met.  Each patrol cooked three hot meals, and the troop

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Pancake Breakfast this Sunday Oct 25

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