Monthly Archives: August 2011

Scout Day – New York Mets 2011

Scout Day

Sunday, September 25, 2011
Mets vs Phillies
First pitch 1:10 PM

First 1,000 Scouts and leaders who register with the attached form, and arrive in uniform, will get to stand on the outfield warning track during the National Anthem.

See flier for more information regarding ticket purchases and costs/discounts.

Contact Mike Renzulli of the Mets Group Sales

Scout Day 2011 METS

Scout Day – Wagner College Football

Scout Day

Saturday, September 3, 2011
Wagner College vs Saint Francis (PA)
Kick off at 1:00PM

Pre-registered Troops can present their colors on the field during the pre-game National Anthem.

Pre-register and get two free tickets.

Contact Mike Miller at 718-420-4008,

Wagner College Football Scout Day 2011

Service Project (Possible) – Clove Lakes Park

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Hello Coaches, athletes and friends of Cross Country on Staten Island,

I am sending this note to you to stress the extremely hazardous conditions of the cross country trails at Clove Lakes Park. I would go as far as saying until they are improved extreme caution should be used or perhaps avoidance of trails until repairs can be done.

This note is being sent at least to those associated with the SIHSTFA, SICYOXC, SITRAC, SIAC and Richmond Rockets, please spread the word to anyone.

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Scout Night – Aquehonga District at SI Yankees, 31 July, 2011

Big Thanks to all those who helped raise money with the 50/50 at Saturdays July 31st Ballgame, to raise money for the Aquehonga District.

Notably Anthony DAngelo , Salvatore Caminiti, and a few boy scouts from one of the Troops at the Game.

Pictures below

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Archery Range Officer Training at Pouch

It’s that time of Year to add some training dates to your Calendars.

Archery Range Officer Training at Pouch. (Tell a responsible friend)

Sun. 9/ 25 /11 9:45am.
Sun. 10/ 16 /11 8:45am.

RSVP for training at 718) 351 1905 Pouch or online

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Service Project Opportunities – Military Grave Sites

I am the commander of the Staten Island Merchant Marine group and we could use the scouts for Service/Eagle projects.

  • The St George site where the sailors shipped from needs painting of the memorial, and cleaning silver mount site, building a permanent base for the memorial.
  • Woodlawn site erection of American flag pole and base, and flagging over 200 Grand Army of the Republic soldiers grave sites.
  • Asbury Methodist Church, care of Col Ichabod Crane’s grave on Richmond Ave.
  • Ocean Breeze the forgotten acre more news about that issue when I get more information.

Steve Gross
Commander and NEVP

32 Brownell Street
Staten Island NY 10304

Pouch Camp in ‘Trust for Public Land’ Publication

This is a wonderful article in the national publication:  “Land & People“, published by the Trust for Public Land.

It is written by Anne Schwartz, who covered the Pouch Camp issue for the Gotham Gazette, a couple of years ago, when our efforts first began.

Our beloved Pouch Camp is mentioned.

Please read this article. You will be inspired, as I was, to keep moving forward
in the protection of our camp.

Kathy Vorwick
President of the Board of Directors of the Greenbelt Conservancy

Agreement Reached to Save Staten Island’s Pouch Camp From Development – Updated 13 August 2011

A map outlining the different phases of the recent agreement between GNYC and the Trust for Public Lands has just been released. Please refer to the original press release when viewing this map.

Original GNYC Press Release
Committee to Save Pouch Camp Press Statement 08-11 – final – 11 August 2011

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Staten Island Advance
Stephanie Slepian

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Pouch Camp has been saved.

The Greater New York Councils Boys Scouts of America and the Trust for Public Land have entered an agreement to preserve the 120-acre Sea View property — allowing the Scouts to continue using it as they have for decades, giving the public more access and protecting it from residential development.

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