Monthly Archives: February 2011

2011 Aquehonga District Ice Skating Fundraiser

Saturday, April 9th, 2:30-4:30PM

Staten Island Skating Pavillion
3080 Arthur Kill Road
Staten Island,  NY 10309

$15 per skater
Price includes admission fee and skate rental

All are welcome

Be sure to use the Boy Scout Register when you enter

For more info, contact:
Greg Mustoe
gmustoe@bsa-gnyc.org

2011 Aquehonga District Ice Skating Fundraiser Flyer

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Scout Ski Weekend

We would like to inform you that Mount Peter Ski Area in Warwick, NY 
is holding it’s annual  scout weekend for scouts and their families on 
March 12th and 13th with deep discounts on lift tickets and rentals. 
Mount Peter is in the heart of the Hudson Valley in Orange County, NY, 
only one hour from the George Washington Bridge.

We would love to see you there. Please feel free to share this 
information with all your scout counsels and troops.

The link to the website and all the  information is mtpeter.com/
scouts.htm
If you have any questons please feel free to contact me.
Thank you in advance,

Marketing Mount Peter

Carol Fauerbach
creative.carol@me.com
845 986 2053

W. B. Critters Association of Staten Island 20th Annual Dining-In

WHAT: 20TH ANNUAL WB CRITTERS ASSOCIATION OF STATEN ISLAND DINING-IN

WHEN: SUNDAY, EVENING MARCH 20, 2011          
GATHERING TIME 6:30 P.M. – OPENING CEMEMONEY 7:00 P.M. SHARP

WHO: ALL WOOD BADGERS (BOTH THOSE WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE COURSE AND THOSE WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR BEADS)

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Native American Workshop

Come join the Order of the Arrow Aquehongian Lodge for a day of

Native American Crafts and Games.

On Saturday, March 12, 2011, Berlin Lodge, Pouch Camp

The fun starts at 10AM to 12PM

This event is open to Cub and Boy Scouts and is FREE

So Please come join us as we explore  Native American Heritage

Contact: John by 3/8  at rxjjp@aol.com or 718-317-5130

Native American Workshop Flyer (.docx format)

Forest Restoration – High Rock Park

To all Trail Maintainers, 

The Protector of Pine Oaks will be doing restoration work in High Rock Park this weekend [More details below, ed.].  If you are available and can assist, they will be meeting at 10:00 am in the Nevada Avenue parking lot in High Rock Park. For information call Don Recklies at (718) 768-9036 or Chuck Perry at (718) 667-1393.

Thank you.   Jeanne

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Adult Training Awards – 2011

Adult training award application are due at the April roundtable.  The applications are available on the national website and a packet will be available for each unit at the March roundtable. 

Venturing Leader Awards
Boy Scout Leader Awards
Cub Scout Leader Awards

2011 Camping Expo and Outdoor Recreation Show

Camping Expo & Outdoor Recreation Show (Sat. March 19, 2011, Alpine Scout Camp, 9 AM – 3 PM)  Camping Expo 2011 Flyer.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE CAMP EXPO!  Go to http://expo.alpinescoutcamp.org to register for the Camp Expo and individual classes.  Pre-Registration is required for all classes.  All classes will be filled first-come, first-served.

This is shaping up to be a far bigger affair than last year’s Camp Expo, and that had over 300 participants.

Professional instructors from R.E.I. and Eastern Mountain Sports will present classes in:
Essentials of Camping Skills
GPS Units Basics,
Climbing Basics
Mountain Biking and Camping.

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Alair Townsend to lead Boy Scouts in NYC



The Greater New York Councils, a local council of the nonprofit Boy Scouts of America, named former Crain’s publisher Alair Townsend its president.

The Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America, has appointed Alair Townsend as its president.

Ms. Townsend, the former longtime publisher of Crain’s New York Business and a current columnist for the paper, is a director of numerous organizations including Lincoln Center and the New York City Independent Budget Office. In September she also became chairwoman of City Center of Music and Drama Inc., the organization that manages the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center.

Ms. Townsend has been an active volunteer with the Boy Scouts’ New York City chapter for years, and has served on the board as an executive committee member and chair of the Development Steering Committee.

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Youth Speaker Seminar

GREATER NEW YORK COUNCILS’

Youth Speaker Seminar!

This year, our annual Speak-Out for Scouting/Youth Speaker Program Event is scheduled for:

Date: Friday, February 25, 2011(during Midwinter Recess)
Time: 9am – 12 noon
Where: Boy Scouts of America Office, 4th Floor, Suite 430 in the Empire State Building

Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Explorers and Venturers attending the event will learn useful public speaking techniques and tips on speech-writing, etiquette, and information for participating in the Scout Honor Guard at events. In addition, participants will bring a pre-prepared write-up about Scouting and read aloud to the group, receiving constructive, positive feedback from leaders.

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Did You Know?

You do not have to be a registered member or have a member ID to create a MyScouting account and take Youth Protection training online.

When volunteers receive their BSA membership cards, which include their member ID numbers, they should log back into MyScouting, click on “My Profile,” and update the system by inputting their member ID numbers. This process will link their Youth protection training records, and any other training, in MyScouting to their BSA person profile.