Monthly Archives: April 2014

National Park Service – Volunteers for Miller Field

The National Park Service, Gateway Recreation Area has asked if we can communicate to all Staten Island Scouting Units that are seeking volunteers to assist them within the next two or three weeks.

They have acquired 4,000 culms of Beach grass that need to be planted at Miller Field as part of a conservation effort.

Scouts could credit this as Community Service and/or taking part in a Conservation Project.

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GNYC Raft-O-Ree! – 19-21 September 2014

This coming September 19-21 go rafting down the Delaware River as part of the GNYC Raft-O-Ree!

 See flyer below!

You can register your unit at:     http://www.bsa-gnyc.org/event/1513561

The 2014 Raft-o-ree is a Council sponsored activity under the direction of the Council Activities Committee, with a goal to host a target of ~200 attendees for the weekend.  Attendees will raft the Delaware River from Skinners Falls to TMR Landing, with a stop for lunch at the half way point of Narrowsburg.  Transportation and rafting will be provided by Landers River Trips.  Accommodations for campers will be at Camp Keowa.  A Saturday evening campfire show will provide awards and fellowship for attendees.

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Scout Skills Sessions – 8 June 2014

Tomahawk and Lenape Bay District with Man-A-Hattin Chapter host

FIRST CLASS EMPHASIS

sponsored by Kintecoying Lodge 4 – Order of the Arrow 

Sunday, June 8, 2014 – Noon to 4 PM

Gateway National Recreation Area – Floyd Bennett Field

Check-in at Noon – sessions to start at 12:15 and run every 45 minutes.

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Boy Scout Day at St Johns – 26 April 2014

St. John’s Baseball Scout night is on Saturday, April 26th.  It is also St. John’s Health and Wellness Day so there will be tons of activities and free food for the groups to enjoy.  As always, the Scouts will be invited on the field to participate in the National Anthem and starting lineups.

Boy Scout Day St Johns