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2018-19 The Return of the Drone!!!


Sherpa Father-Son Club is open to fathers and their sons in 5th through 7th grade. It teaches the boys to become men of character. They learn to overcome difficulties, to stick to a task until it is finished, to respect others, to aspire to higher ideals. For the fathers, the club provides tools to help them educate their sons to be this sort of man. Fathers are expected to attend the monthly meetings with their sons.

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Meetings take place at Southmont (normally) on the 3rd Sunday of the month from 2-4 PM.

2018-19 Meetings:

Sept. 16      Dec. 16       March 17

Oct. 21       Jan. 20         April 14

Nov. 18       Feb. 17        May 19

What are the goals for the boys?

    • To begin thinking about what kind of men they will be when they grow up

    • To learn about some fundamental virtues and how they can live them

    • To engage in fun yet manly activities where they can develop their character

    • To become friends with other boys who are developing their character

What are the goals for the fathers?

    • To have a chance to be with their sons in a fun atmosphere

    • To better understand and articulate the virtues and see how they can help their sons acquire them

    • To have more occasions for the conversations they want to have with their sons about deeper subjects

Structure of Monthly Club Meetings

    • 20-minute talk for the boys on some aspect of character; the fathers also attend

    • 30-minute talk for the fathers on the virtues (general aspects as well as specific virtues)

    • 30-minute activity for the boys of a creative or intellectual type like skits, magic tricks, charades, or jeopardy
    •  60 minute session devoted to building and learning to fly a remote controlled quadcopter drone (all components supplied)

    • Concluding snack with general socializing of the fathers and sons

    • A priest available for Confession throughout the afternoon

Join Sherpa Club

For a father and his son(s): $275. This fee includes all the components needed to build and fly one drone.



Try it Out

To see if they are interested in Sherpa Club, fathers and their sons are welcome to attend one monthly meeting without joining.  They should either come with a member of the club or, if they do not know any members, contact Paul Gallagher ahead of time.

For More Information

Contact club director, Paul Gallagher at (646) 320-1153 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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