Monthly Archives: February 2014

12th Annual Scouts in Parks Day – 26 April 2014

Hosted by the Greater NY Councils BSA Committee for Outdoor Ethics and Conservation and The NYC Parks Dept.

Horticultural & other supplies provided by Keil Brothers Nursery; Bissett Nursery; David Rose Perennials; The Land Restoration Project crew of the NYC Parks Dept, Gemplers, Farm Tek; Active World Solutions, Lowes Home centers and MSC.

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Aquehonga District 2014 Camporee – May 2014

2014 Camporee to take place on May 16-18 , theme will be “WILDERNESS SURVIVAL”.

Camporee Manual 2014

Marine Corps League Good Citizen Award – 2014

The Staten Island Detachment of the Marine Corps League will be holding their next Eagle Scout service on march 30th (Sunday) at the detachment.

We missed some of the scouts due to weather and illness. Any Eagle Scout from 2013 that we missed receiving the Good Citizen Award from the League is welcome to join in at the detachment with Scouts on that date. All we need to know is their full names and, of course all parents are welcome as are leaders and small numbers of scouts.

Contact Sandy Shap at 347-453-1732 or for more information.

Address is 46 Ontario Avenue (Marine Corps League Way)

New York Container Terminal Field Trip – 2014

The Greater New York Councils and the Maritime Industry presents a field trip opportunity for Boy Scouts and Explorers to learn more about the shipping terminals and ports. Join us for an explanation of the industry and a tour of the facility, the ports, and the shipping yards. A pizza lunch will be provided by the terminal.

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2014 Critter Dinner

If you have earned your beads or are working your ticket you are invited to attend wonderful camaraderie and fellowship.  The cost is $30 ($25 for non-WB spouses).  This is a uniformed event and many Scouters receive their beads at they event.

At this years critter dinner (March 23) we will be holding a silent auction to raise some funds to help 4 Scouts for Staten Island to pay for their trip to Normandy, France.  They will be part of a GNYC contingent representing the BSA celebrate the 70th Anniversary of “D Day.

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Campmaster Training – Alpine – 2014


Registration is open for any Registered Adult Scouter who is interested in Becoming a GNYC Campmaster.

The Campmaster Training session will be held at Camp Alpine Saturday March 15th from 9 AM – 2 PM.

You must be a BSA registered adult with current YPT status to request a Campmaster assignment.

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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Events 2014

Boy Scout STEM Camp

April 14 to 18, 2014
Alpine Scout Camp, Reeves Lodge
Boy Scouts aged 12 to 18
STEM Camp 2014

Cub Scout STEM Day

March 29, 2014
Long Island Air and Space Museum
Cub Scouts
GNYC STEM Day at Cradle of Aviation 2014

2014 Training Award Deadline – 7 April 2014

All training award applications must be submitted no later than the April Round Table, 7 April, 2014.

All BSA forms, including training award applications can be found on the BSA national website.

2014 Silver Beaver Nomination Form

Deadline to submit the Silver Beaver application is 31 March, 2014.

Silver Beaver Application -Staten Island 2014

Scout Night with the Staten Island Yankees – 2014

Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 7:00pm
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 7:00pm
Richmond County Bank Ballpark

  • Post-game sleepover
  • Free raffle after the game for autographed New York Yankee memorabilia
  • A spectacular post-game fireworks show
  • Each registered Scout & Leader will receive a FREE Staten Island Yankees Scout patch
  • All kids 12 & under can run the bases after the game

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