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Welcome to the official home of Boy Scout Troop 343, New York City, a member of the Greater New York Councils, USA. Thank you for visiting. We encourage all visitors to vote for us in any of the Top 100 listings at the bottom of this page.
Troop 343 is proud to be the winner of a Troop 100 Award for Scouting Excellence. The award is at left.
Troop 343 is proud to be the winner of a Golden Award for 2003-2004 given by the International Association of Webmasters & Designers for Website Excellence
Troop 343 is proud to be the winner of a Golden Award for 2004-2005 given by the International Association of Webmasters & Designers for Website Excellence
Troop 343 is proud to be the winner of a Golden Award for 2005-2006 given by the International Association of Webmasters & Designers for website excellence
Troop 343 would like to send our thoughts and prayers to those who perished in the September 11th attacks. We would also like to send our thoughts and prayers to the service women and men serving our country here and around the world, ensuring our freedom.
Attention all High School Seniors: Applications for NESA Scholarships are due January 31st
National Council has requested that on Eagle Scout application forms, when entering your name, you write your FULL name (Ex. NOT John J. Smith Jr., BUT John Adam Smith Jr.) Please call the GNYC registration dept. for more information, e-mail the Troop for the phone number.
The Following are the requirements for the National Honor Patrol Award from the BSA:
NATIONAL HONOR PATROL AWARD
The National Honor Patrol Award is given to patrols whose members make an extra effort to have the best patrol possible. Your patrol can earn the award by doing the following over a period of three months:
HAVE A PATROL NAME, FLAG, AND YELL. Put your patrol design on equipment and use your patrol yell. Keep patrol records up to date.
HOLD TWO PATROL MEETINGS EVERY MONTH.
TAKE PART IN AT LEAST ONE HIKE, OUTDOOR ACTIVITY, OR OTHER SCOUTING EVENT.
COMPLETE TWO GOOD TURNS OR SERVICE PROJECTS APPROVED BY THE PATROL LEADERS' COUNCIL.
HELP TWO PATROL MEMBERS ADVANCE ONE RANK.
WEAR THE FULL UNIFORM CORRECTLY (at least 75 percent of the patrol's membership).
HAVE A REPRESENTATIVE ATTEND AT LEAST THREE PATROL LEADERS' COUNCIL MEETINGS.
HAVE EIGHT MEMBERS IN THE PATROL OR INCREASE PATROL MEMBERSHIPS OVER THE PREVIOUS THREE MONTHS.
The National Honor Patrol Award is an embroidered star worn beneath the patrol medallion, and will spotlight a patrol as a high-standard group. Help your patrol become a National Honor Patrol.
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