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    • Colin, Jordan, Sean, and CC Phillips had a GREAT day of sailing with Ship 272 on August 9th.

    • Thank you Nayib for serving on the Keowa summer staff.  Congratulations for being named Keowa's "Rookie of the Year" as the best first year staff member!!!

    • Thank you SM Phillips, and CC Phillips for taking Job, Jordan, Giovanni, Sean, and Colin to summer camp July 30-August 5.

    • Thank you James for serving on the NYLT staff this summer!!!

    • James, ASM Bisceglia, and ASM McQueen-el attended the 2017 National Jamboree in July!

    • Mets win July 20 because Mohamed, Jordan, ASM Prophete, and SM Phillips cheered them on!

    • First backpacking campout of the year - June 16-17.  Way to go Nayib, Daniel, Sean, Colin, SM Phillips, and CC Phillips!!!

    • Congratulations ASM McQueen-el for completing the Commissioner Training at Philmont, June 11-17.

    • Congratulations ASM Ahmed on receiving the Woodbadge Beads on June 7.

    • Congratulations ASM Bisceglia who received the District Award of Merit and CC Phillips who received the Whitney M. Young Jr. Award on June 6th at the Yale Club!!!

  • Enjoyed perfect weather and great competition at the Rockland District Camporee, May 19-21.  Troop 5 found 11 of the 14 gorillas!

  • Great weekend at the West Point Camporee - April 28-30, 2017 -  https://www.facebook.com/ScoutmastersCouncil/

  • Congratulations to Job and Sean for completing and receiving Second Class on April 4.

  • Congratulations Nayib who earned and received the rank of Life and the Troop 5 "Year-a-Round Camper" award on March 7. Nayib is the first scout to receive this award in Troop 5 for camping 12 consecutive months!!!

  • Thank you Mr. McQueen-el for the delicious chili at the Court of Honor!

  • Congratulations ASM Prophete who received the Scouter's Training Award on Monday, March 6 at the Big Apple District Roundtable!!!

 

      • Warm, dry, fun, campout at Alpine Feb. 24-25.  Completed Red Circle Trail 5-mile hike, attended the Camping Expo, did some compass work, 3 scouts completed the Second Class cooking requirement, and 2 scouts passed the swim test!

      • Congratulations Nayib - our 2016 Troop 5 "Scout of the Year"!!!

    • Congratulations Jordan who completed and received Tenderfoot at the February 7th Court of Honor.

    • Klondike campout at Deer Lake Scout Camp was great fun, Jan. 20-22. Troop 5 had the second fastest sled!!!  Check out the pictures at:

       
    • Thank you Mrs. Gonzalez for providing the pizza, soda, and snacks for the Troop 5 Holiday Party!!!

    • Congratulations to the scoutmasters who won both basketball games at Troop 5's Holiday Party on Dec. 20!!!  Keep practicing scouts!

    • Jordon was the top Hike-a-Thon fundraiser and received a backpack!!!

    • Congratulations Daniel T,. Sean, and Job for completing and receiving the rank of Tenderfoot.

    • Congratulations Jordon for completing and receiving the Scout badge.

    • Congratulations Duncan, James, Joey, Jordon, Sean, and ASM Bisceglia for earning the new troop neckerchief.

    • FUN campout Sept. 30-Oct. 2 complete with paintball, riflery, Palisades Historical Trail, Hike-a-Thon, and litter clean-up!  Job is our top marksman!  Check out the new pix!!!

  • Congratulations Nayib who received Star and 7 merit badges at the Sept. 19 Court of Honor!  Thank you ASM McQueen-el for the delicious chili.

    • Mets lose but Troop 5 enjoys the game.  Thank you SM Phillips and ASM Ahmed and ASM Prophet for taking our scouts to the big game!!!
    • Summer camp was great fun.  Job, Daniel, and Nayib completed L.E.A.F.; and Troop 5 finished 13 merit badges!!!
    • James is back from Philmont and Prism - what a great summer line-up!
    • Thank you Mrs. Phillips, Dr. Uche, and Sea Scout Ship 272 for taking us sailing on July 9!  Daniel T, Job, Nayib, and Ruben had a turn at driving the boat in Pelham Bay!!!

    • Congratulations James who was elected the Manhattan Chapter Chief for Order of the Arrow!!!

  • Congratulations Job who was the top seller of camp cards for Troop 5.

  • NEW Troop 5 Neckerchiefs for camp card sales were awarded to Daniel, Daniel, Job, Nayib, Ruben, ASM Arias, and CC Phillips.

  • Congrats to Nayib who received Tenderfoot!!!

  • Congratulations Shawn and Sean on completing your Scout Badge and being inducted into Troop 5 with the candle light ceremony on June 6. 

  • June 10-11 Campout included CPR training by Willie and meeting Jen White, the Mayor of Nyack, NY.  Thank you Willie and Jen.

  • Congratulations James who completed his Brotherhood in the Order of the Arrow May 14 at Keowa to seal his membership in the OA.

  • Great weekend, May 13-15 at Rockland District Camporee, Camp Bullowa, Stony Point, NY - complete with riflery, archery, STEM, GaGa, campfire program, Totin' Chip, and  "Teddi's sauce"!!!

  • Congratulations Job on completing and receiving the Scout Badge on May 2.

  • Congratulations ASM Arias who completed the Order of the Arrow Ordeal April 16 at Alpine to seal his membership in the OA.

  • Congratulations Daniel and Daniel on completing and receiving the Scout badge April 4.

  • Congratulations James - Harlem Troop 5's 2015 Scout of the Year!!!

  • Congratulations Harlem Troop 5 on earning the 2015 Journey to Excellence GOLD Award!
  • Congratulations Nur-Second Class; Tahir-Tenderfoot; Duncan, Ruben and Nayib-Scout Badges on March 7th.
  • Welcome new scouts Duncan, Ruben, Job, Nayib, Daniel, and Daniel with Candlelight Induction ceremony.
  • Congratulations Mohamed who was appointed Troop Scribe.
  • Polar Bear Awards for campout at Alpine, March 4-5 - 20 degrees but only an inch of snow compared to last year's 2 feet!!!  Camping Expo was informative.  Nur passes Second Class swim test!
  • Congratulations Mohamed on completing the rank of Second Class on February 1st.
  • Congratulations SM Phillips on receiving the William D. Boyce New-Unit Organizer Award for starting Troop 5.
  • Fun campout at Alpine January 15-16. Great meal by James, campfire by Mohamed, and Duncan survived his first campout!!!
  • Our last meeting in 2015 is this Monday, December 14, 4:30-6pm, and will include Parents' meeting, Board of Review and Court of Honor.
  • Beautiful campout at Durland October 30-31 - perfect weather for camping - fall colors - great campfire - bushwacked with only map and compass!!!
  • Good job Mohamed representing Harlem Troop 5 on Fox News October 25 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQ_jKMYhIKM
  • Congratulations Mr. Ahmed and Mr. Bisceglia who received the Scouter's Training Award at the October 19 Manhattan Roundtable!
  • Congratulations James who completed the rank of Life Scout!
  • Congratulations Nur as the new Assistant Patrol Leader of the Radioactive Elephants!
  • Congratultations Mr. Ahmed as the first to complete the Troop 5 Year-a-Round Camper Award for 12 consecutive months of camping!
  • Troop 5 completes the Old Manhattan Historical Trail - August 15th.
  • Mets win as Troop 5 cheers them on, August 13!!!
  • Summer camp @ Keowa with Troop 777 - July 26 - August 1 attended by James, Mohammed, Sambou, and ASM's Ahmed and Bisceglia.  Thank you for driving Mrs. Phillips!
  • OA Tour @ Alpine on June 28 was attended by ALL our OA members - James, ASM Ahmed & Bisceglia, and SM Phillips.  Congratulations SM Phillips on completing the OA Service Award!
  • Congratulations Brandon, James, David, Jamil, and Sarah on completing the 10-mile Palisades Historical Trail on June 20, 2015.
  • Thank you Dr. Anton Seimon for dazzling us with storm chasing on June 10.  Check out this last week's chase at https://www.facebook.com/tracie.seimon?fref=ts
  • Congratulations Brandon (Savage Wolves) and James (Radioactive Elephants) on being elected as Patrol Leaders by your patrol members.
    • Congratulations Sambou on completing the Scout badge and your candlelight induction ceremony on June 3, 2015.
    • Congratulations James - Harlem Troop 5's "Scout of the Month" for May 2015!!!  James chose the new reprint of the first BSA Handbook (1911) as his prize.
    • Congratulations Mr. Ahmed - honored by the Big Apple District with the "Good Turn" Award on June 1, 2015.
    • Congratulations Mr. Bisceglia - honored by the Big Apple District with the "James E. West" Award on June 1, 2015.
    • Congratulations James on completing your Ordeal and Mr. Ahmed on sealing your Brotherhood in the Order of the Arrow May 22-24, 2015.
    • Congratulations Angel and J'Shaun on completing the Scout badge and your candlelight induction ceremony on May 20, 2015.

    • Fabulous FUN for Harlem Troop 5 at the Rockland District Spring Camporee, Camp Bullowa, Stony Point, NY, May 15-17, 2015.  "American Indian Culture" events included archery, branding, Indian ceremonial dancing, tomahawk throwing, food, drumming, animal footprints, monkey bridge, and crafts.  Troop 5 served by helping put up the teepee and constructing the massive council campfire!  Thank you Nyack Troop 2 for sharing a tent site with us and rescuing us from our first rainy campout!!!

    • Congratulations Mr. Arias on your nomination to the Order of the Arrow!!!

    • Great job Troop 5 - cut and removed ALL the big pieces of wood as we continue to serve @ KIPP by cleaning-up the yard.  The heavy lifting is DONE!!!

    • Congratulations Antonio on completing and receiving Tenderfoot on May 6, 2015.
  • Congratulations Brandon - Harlem Troop 5's "Scout of the Month" for April 2015!!!  Brandon chose a patch vest as his reward.

  • Welcome Sambou - Troop 5's newest scout!

  • Thanks AGAIN to Roy at Ruby's Auto Body in Pearl River, NY for sealing our van's windshield!!!

  • Great job Harlem Troop 5 at the Big Apple District Camporee this weekend, April 24-26, 2015.  First campout with "NO snow, we won't go!"  Thank you Mrs. Phillips for hosting the reception honoring Ranger Wally Cary for 25 years of service at Camp Alpine.  Thank you David, Teddi, Jamil, Jimmy, and Ranger Scott for helping set-up our model campsite.  Excellent tours and Opening Camporee Flag Ceremony led by PL Brandon.  Special kudus to ASM Ahmed for baking Peach Cobbler and a birthday cake in the Dutch Ovens over the campfire AND for managing the cooking challenge ALL day Saturday!  Did you see SM Phillips excel in playing "Protect the President"?

  • Congratulations James for being elected to the Order of the Arrow by your fellow scouts on April 22.

  • Congratulations Angel for completing the Scout Badge and Brandon for completing Tenderfoot on April 1.

  • Thanks for visiting Harlem Troop 5 and participating in our monthly Court of Honor, Ethan Draddy  - Scout Executive, Bobbie Wallace - Unit Commissioner, and Russell Morgan from Troop 771.

  • Harlem Troop 5 is recognized with the 2014 SILVER "Journey to Excellence" Award for 2014 at the April 1, 2015 Court of Honor.  Congratulations Scouts and Scouters for a job well done!!!

  • Congratulations Scouts of Troop 5 in Harlem on your meeting and your well earned awards. - See on Scoop.it... http://t.co/5dJRUwXo1C

  • Troop 5 welcomes 4 new scouts - Jacey, J'Shaun, Devin and Angel - who will win the next square ("joining") knot race?

  • Congratulations Mohamed - Harlem Troop 5 "Scout of the Month" for March 2015!!!  Mohamed chose a sleeping bag as his reward.

  • Thank you Mr. Whitnall, Mrs. Phillips, and Mr. Miller for your efforts in helping Harlem Troop 5 recruit new scouts this spring!!!

  • Unit Commissioner Bobbie Wallace - thank you for visiting Troop 5 on March 11, 2015 AND for teaching some knots/lashings to the scouts seeking First Class!

  • Good job Troop 5 - tented on top of 22 inches of snow at GNYC's Camp Alpine, March 6-7, 2015 - 11 degrees when we woke up cozy in our doubled-up sleeping bags Saturday morning - set-up Alpine's dining hall with Ranger Scott and Director Tom on Friday afternoon as our service project - enjoyed a well-organized Camping Expo!!!

  • Troop 5 has been scooped again - TWICE - http://www.scoop.it/t/boy-scouts-of-americ

  • Troop 5's first fundraiser began March 4, 2015.  Who will sell the most Camp Cards to benefit G.N.Y.C., Troop 5, and earn their way to Summer Camp, Troop 5 events, and even their annual dues?  Sale ends April 1, 2015.  And who will complete the Salesmanship merit badge this month?
  • Congratulations James on receiving the Camping, Citizenship in the Nation, and Public Speaking merit badges. 
  • Good job Troop 5 - first troop in Manhattan to host an FOS presentation (Friends of Scouting) in 2015.  Thank you for your generosity in supporting G.N.Y.C. 
  • Thanks for visiting Troop 5 and participating in our monthly Court of Honor, March 4 - Jessica, Curtis, Steve, Jimmy, and Alex. 
  • Congratulations Joshua - Troop 5's "Scout of the Month" for February 2015.    Joshua chose a sleeping bag as his reward.
  • Outstanding job Troop 5 as Honor Guard for GNYC's Annual Meeting on Feb. 12, 2015 at Park Avenue's Mutual of America!  pic.twitter.com/jQklqukcnY
  • Congratulations Antonio who was inducted as the first, second generation scout in Harlem Troop 5. 
  • Congratulations James on passing your Board of Review and receiving the rank of Star on Feb. 5.
  • Congratulations Joshua, Mohamed, and Nur who completed and were awarded Tenderfoot on Feb. 5.
  • Congratulations James on being inducted as Troop Guide in Troop 5 - responsible for the assimilation of new scouts and a member of the PLC!
  • Congratulations Mr. Bisceglia on the appointment and induction into Troop 5 as Assistant Scoutmaster.
  • Third tent campout, first 2-nighter, first-time in the snow... 3 degrees at Durland Scout Reservation, Jan. 30-Feb.1 - shoveled out ramps/stairs for cabins/bathrooms as our service project. Earned another Polar Bear Award AND the Durland "Camper" segment. Thank you Campmaster Jimmy, Ranger Keith, and Director Steve for making our weekend FABULOUS!!!
  • Congratulations Nur - Troop 5's "Scout of the Month" for January 2015.  Nur chose a sleeping bag as his reward.
  • Thank you Ken Kimmel for repairing and replacing our flag poles - truly a blessing to Troop 5.
  • Congratulations Mohamed, Mr. Prophete, and Mr. Ahmed on completing the BSA's Revolutionary War Historical Trail in upper Manhattan on January 10 with Troop 777.
  • ScoutStrong started January 7 - bring your reports each week!  Remember this is extra but completing the award means BIG points for the "Scout Spirit Challenge" presented by Mr. Ahmed.  Who will earn the backpack?
  • Congratulations Troop 5 - 5 scouts and 5 scouters received the "Polar Bear Award" for tent camping in 20 degree weather!!
  • Congratulations Brandon - Troop 5's "Scout of the Month" for December 2014.  Brandon chose a sleeping bag as his reward.
  • Second tent campout - 30 degrees at Bergen's Alpine, Dec. 18-19 - collected litter on the Old Yellow Trail as our service project.  Tahir awarded "Most improved Camper".
  • https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.989236107756886.1073741835.100000115196863&type=1&l=ee7479a18b
  • Congratulations Tahir on completing the Scout badge.
  • Congratulations Nur for earning the "Recruiter" strip. 
  • Congratulations Mohamed - appointed as the first Assistant Patrol Leader of the Hawks Patrol. 
  • Congratulations Mr. Prophet - baby due in April!!! 
  • Congratulations Brandon - elected the first Patrol Leader of the Hawks Patrol. 
  • Troop 5 has been scooped - scroll down at: http://www.scoop.it/t/boy-scouts-of-americ
  • Congratulations Joshua - Troop 5's "Scout of the Month" for November 2014.

  • First tent campout - 20 degrees at Alpine, Nov. 21-22 - collected litter on the Red Circle Trail as our first service project!!!
  • Check out the camping pictures at:https://www.facebook.com/KIPPSTAR
  • And https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.975456132468217.1073741834.100000115196863&type=1&l=265e6c8a22
  • Welcome new scout Tahir.
  • Thank you Mr. Alfred for the First Aid demo and Mr. Arias for the Camping demo.
  • Welcome new leaders: Mr. Prophete, Mr. Jackson and Mr. McQueen-El.
  • Troop 5's first patrol name is the "Hawks".
  • Troop 5 was awarded the 2014 "100% Boy's Life" ribbon which will be added to our troop flagpole.  Everyone in our troop will be receiving the Boy's Life magazine on Scouting each month!
  • Thank you Roy at Rudy's Auto Body Shop for fixing the windshield on our van.  Now we are ready to go on our first campout!
  • Happy Birthday Nur!
  • Congratulations Brandon, Joshua, Nur, and Mohamed who completed and received their Scout badges on November 5th!!!
  • 100% attendance by our parents on November 5th!  We are so encouraged by your support.
  • Happy Birthday Jamil and Brandon.
  • Brandon and Nur are Troop 5's "Scouts of the Month" for October 2014.

 

  Troop 5
  Harlem, NY