Monthly Archives: February 2012

2012 Aquehonga District Camporee

Trail To Eagle – the 100th Anniversary

Friday May 18th, 2012 through Sunday May 20th, 2012

Pouch Scout Camp, Manor Road Staten Island 10314

All registered Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crews, and Webelos.

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2012 Native American Workshop

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

Native American Crafts and Games.

On Saturday, March 10, 2012, Berlin Lodge, Pouch Camp

The fun starts at 10AM

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 3/5  at or 718-317-5130

2012 Native Amrican Workshop Flyer

What Makes a Trained Leader?

Every youth deserves a trained leader.

Adult leaders in units are considered trained, and eligible to wear the official Trained emblem, once they have completed the basic training requirements.

Note: Youth Protection (EL) is a joining requirement for all leaders and must be taken every two years

What Makes a Trained Leader Matrix

Need Help?

Contact the National Council – Boy Scouts of America Program Impact – Volunteer Training Team
Mark Griffin:, 972-580-2211
Ron Timmons:, 972-580-2459
Peter Self:, 972-580-2417
Sara Parker-Lacobee:, 972-580-2588
Oscar Santoyo:, 972-580-2488
Judy Maldonado:, 972-580-2449

2012 Camping Expo & Outdoor Recreation Show – Save the Date

Saturday, March 17, 2012
Alpine Scout Camp, Alpine, NJ

Admission: Free

Your Troop, Pack, or Venture Crew can attend all classes.

  • Get the latest info on GNYC camps and camping programs
  • Come out and see the latest in camping and outdoor recreation equipment from many well-known vendors in the outdoor industry.
  • We will have professional instructors from outdoor companies teaching classes such as Outdoor Camping Skills,  GPS Basics, Climbing, and Mountain Biking.

Register now, at

For more info, contact Chris Roehler at or call 212-651-3074

Greenbelt Conservancy: Become a Trail Maintainer

Are you interested in the Outdoors?
Would you like to learn how to restore and maintain trails?
The Greenbelt and NY/ NJ Trail Conference have volunteer
opportunities available, find out how you can volunteer! Join us:
Thursday, February 16, 2012, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Greenbelt Nature Center
700 Rockland Avenue, Staten Island NY 10314

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The 22nd Annual Staten Island Golf Classic – Save the Date

In Memory of Ted Cotter
Friday, June 22, 2012
12:00 p.m. Check-In & Lunch
La Tourette Golf Course
1001 Richmond Hill Road, Staten Island, NY

Staten Island Catholic Religious Awards


The photo is BSA of Staten Island completed their final review for their Catholic Religious Awards: Ad Altare Dei and Pope Pius XII at Holy Rosary Parish of Staten Island.

The younger youth completed Ad Altare Dei and the older youth completed Pope Pius XII.

Reminder: Boy Scout Leader Specific Training / ITOLS – 2012

This training course is designed to meet the needs of Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, and interested Troop Committee Members, Parents, Webelos Den Leaders, Commissioners, and new adult leaders. Leaders will all benefit from this informative and hands-on program. The outcome and goal of the program is to help you offer the best possible program to the boys in your Troop. The training session will give you the practical skills you need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors, and help you master basic camp skills required for Tenderfoot to First Class.

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