Monthly Archives: November 2014

December Roundtable – Monday, December 8th at 7:30PM at the New Dorp Moravian Church

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The main feature at our December Roundtable will be the Holiday Silent Auction.  We are in the process of gathering items for this event.  Please feel free to contribute any items that you feel are appropriate and auction worthy.  If you have any questions please email the Roundtable Commissioner at danielgrossane@yahoo.com

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Happy Thanksgiving to our entire Aquehonga District Family!

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Cub Scout Leaders: Deadline to earn the “I’m with Mo” patch is this Wednesday, Nov. 26th.

As a reminder the deadline to earn the “I’m with Mo” council shoulder patch is this upcoming Wednesday.  In order to earn the special patch, which will not be sold, your pack needs to submit to the Greater New York Councils 10 new Cub Scouts applications before the Thanksgiving deadline.  If you have additional applications that need to be submitted please contact your District Executive to schedule a pick up time.

 Additionally,  if one of your scouts has recruited a new Cub Scout please make sure to complete the attached “recruiter patch form.”   As a reminder all scout who recruiter a new member will also earn an “I’m with Mo” patch.

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Aquehonga District Pinewood Derby: Sun., Feb. 8th, 2015

The Aquehonga District Pinewood Derby will be held at the Staten Island Mall – JC Penney wing.  Please ensure that you access the attached packet as it contains important information on the rules & regulations for the cars, the schedule, contact information and more. .

Click here for Flyer, Forms, Contact Information, Race Schedule & Other Details

The Webelos Scout Supernova Award: A can’t-miss guide

You don’t have to reformat your entire meeting plan to help your boys earn the Webelos Scout Supernova Award.

If you follow these guidelines, you’ll see the award is a natural partner to your existing plans. To earn the Webelos Scout Supernova Award (aka the Dr. Charles H. Townes Supernova Award), Webelos Scouts must be active with a den.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

Nominate a Scout or Venturer in the Outdoor Inspiration Awards.

Know a Scout or Venturer who inspires others to get outdoors?

Nominate him or her in the Youth category of the Outdoor Inspiration Awards. Nominations are being accepted now through the deadline: 6 p.m. (PST) on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

Tree Lighting Ceremony – Dec 13th, at Pouch.

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ATTN Cub Leaders: Santa Arrival Parade on November 13th

In an effort to increase our presence in Staten Island we have been working with the Staten Island Mall. They have invited our cub scouts to be part of the Annual Santa Arrival Parade on November 13th, with the rain date being November 14th. Our cub scouts would march with the parade, in Class A uniforms. It would be great to get as many cub scouts to participate. Please reach out to Monica Rodriguez at 646-430-3974 or Monica.rodriguez@scouting.org to confirm your attendance by TODAY, Tuesday November 11th. 

Scouts will start lining up at the HSBC bank entrance at 7:15pm. They will then march in front of the mall to the stage area, then pause and start counting down from 10-1 to light the Christmas Tree.

The entire event from start to finish will be 2 hours tops. 6:30 -8:30

Thank a veteran today: Our debt to these heroes can never be re-paid but our gratitude and respect must last forever.

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“The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.” – George Washington

SI Advance: Boy Scouts conduct annual supermarket food drive