Monthly Archives: April 2011

Good Scout Dinner Dance – Staten Island Council

Save the Date: June 3, 2011
at the Excelsior Grand

This is a major Staten Island Council fundraiser, where Scouters and friends of Scouting are honored for their contributions.

This year, two of our own are being honored: Francis J. Harty, and Martin D. Poller.

Tickets are $150 per person

For mor info, please contact
Joe Schiltz
350 Fifth Avenue | Suite 430
New York, NY 10118
P (212) 651-2827 | C (716) 228-9846

Duke of Edinburgh Program

What is a Duke of Edinburgh program?

This program is a real adventure from beginning to end. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you’re from. You just need to be aged between 14 and 24 and realize there’s more to life than sitting on a sofa watching life pass you by.

You can do programs at three levels, Bronze, Silver or Gold, which lead to a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

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Internet Advancement

Electronic advancement is something that needs to be adopted by every scout unit (Packs and Troops) on Staten Island by June 30. Every unit needs to log into Scout Net and establish their access. The System is simple to use, all that is necessary is computer access to the internet. There is a brief training course that can be sent to any unit who requires more help. To get your units access code email Tom Zablocki at

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“Journey to Excellence” Replaces Centennial Quality Program – Updated

Scouting’s “Journey to Excellence” is the new performance measurement and recognition program for councils, districts, and units that replaces the Centennial Quality program. Its goal is to align unit, district, and council performance to maximize results in key performance areas that are directly related to producing a successful, growing, and sustainable Scouting program (such as membership retention, financial strength, camping, and advancement).

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Applebee’s Dining to Donate

Enjoy a meal that is filling… and fulfilling.

Tuesday, May 10th

Dine at Applebee’s and 10% of your bill will be donated to:
Staten Island Boy Scouts of America

The attached flier MUST be presented for your donation to be counted.

Applebee’s Flier 2011

2655 Richmond Avenue

430 New Dorp Lane

1451 Richmond Avenue

2720 Veterans Road West

52nd Annual Recognition Dinner – Staten Island Council

This yearly event honors leaders who have given that “something extra” for Staten Island youth. Awards o be presented include those for Training, Religious, O.A. Vigil, Spark Plug, the Prestigious Award of Merit and the Silver Beaver.

Also includes Installation of District Officers, The slide show, special Scouters dinner, and a gathering old and new Scouting friends.

June 14, 2011
The Renaissance, Staten Island
6:00PM gathering, dinner starts sharp at 7:00PM
$35 per person, before May 27, and $45 after May 27

If you have pictures you would like included in the slide show, please send them to: Maximum 8.5MB limit.

2011 Recognition Dinner Reservation Flyer

Related Links
Calendar Journal Form 2011
Silver Beaver Application
District Award of Merit

Great Kills Memorial Day Parade

Saturday May 14, 2011
10am Muster
(Durant Ave.)
11am Parade Starts
(Nelson Ave.)
1:30pm Parade Ends
Scouts will be fed after the parade!
For Details, please contact

Richard Kohn, 718-984-0845
John Esposito, 917-734-6742
Please provide unit #, leader names, Chartered Organization

Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade

Scout Leaders,

             Glad to announce the annual Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade, taking place Monday May 30th in Bay Ridge. Pre-registration is open from April 25th at 10am – May 20that 10am. Please see the attached flier and registration form for more details, thanks!  

Memorial Day Flier
Memorial Day Registration Form

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Boy Scout Night with St. John’s Baseball – May, 7th

St John’s vs Pittsburgh, at Jack Kaiser Stadium.

Tickets $3

Free patch for Scouts

Please see attached flier to order tickets.: Baseball Boy Scout Day 2011

Modells Team Week Coupons

Attached is a coupon that gives you 15% off your purchases starting Friday April 22nd through May 19th. After the four weeks are concluded, Modell’s is cutting a check for the Queens’ districts for 5% of all total purchases that were made by people using this coupon. Please help support the opportunity to save some money and help the districts in Queens!!!!

Modell’s Team Week Coupon for Queens’ Districts