You asked for it and now we have it. One course. One day. Two fantastic learning experiences. Any adult who has an interest in camping and learning outdoor skills can take this course. Designed for leaders who are in charge of Pack and Webelos overnight activities, this course covers the rules, guidelines, and safety considerations for “Pack Family Camping” and “Webelos Campouts”. It teaches the why and how of Cub Scout camping; planning, equipment, meal preparation, fire safety, stoves, and lanterns; first aid and sanitation; nature hikes, games, and campfire programs. Participants will receive both BALOO and OWLS certification. Local Tour Permits require that a Pack must have a BALOO-certified adult leader attend Cub Scout Campouts and overnight activities.
This is a great course for Tiger, Cub or Webelos parents who have little or no camping experience. Itis an entry level outdoor training with emphasis on outdoor activities and skills pertaining to and geared toward Cub Scout camping and outdoor experiences.
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ALL ADULTS AND YOUTH OFFICERS INTERESTED IN OFFERING THEIR CREW/SHIP THE FINES TRAINED LEADERS. YOU MUST ENROLL BY SAT., DEC. 13,2014
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The Greater New York Councils Pinewood Derby finals are to be held 28 June, 2014 at Yankee Stadium.
1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners from the Aquehonga district pinewood derby, from Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Jr. &Sr Webelos are invited.
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Attached, is a list of training options in the NYC Metro Area. It includes our council and many surrounding councils.
Future Training Dates as of 1-10-2014
A few changes for the 2014 year:
This year each Scout attendee will receive a commemorative 2014 Pinewood Derby Patch! Oooh, aaah, special!
The Staten Island Mall has moved us to the courtyard outside of the JC Penney store, not in the center court as in years past. Please let your Scouts know and make announcements during your Den Meetings.
Spider-Man “Community Super Hero” Scouts/Students Days on Broadway – Saturday January 25, 2014 and Saturday May 17, 2014! Workshop from 9:00 AM to 11:15 AM – Performance at 2:00PM on Broadway!
Here’s your chance to:
- Interact with a Scout Community of your Peers from Around the World
- Enjoy Behind the Scenes High Profile Key Note Speaker,
- Learn Music and Choreography from the Show,
- Present Community Service Projects for a chance to win a backstage visit
- Interact with Spider-Man Cast Members and Behind the Scenes Creative Team Professionals in a Question and Answer Session and
- Attend the 2:00pm Matinee Performance of Spider-Man with an Audience of Scouts from Across the Country!
Package includes Interactive Workshop, Resource Guide and Preferred Seating to the Show! No orders taken after December 20, 2013 for January 25, 2014 or after April 9, 2014 for May 10, 2014.*Workshop location will be announced at a later date.
See attached flier for full details.
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Greetings to all,
Yes it’s that time of the year again when Tom and I start planning for our upcoming Shooting Sports Weekends. To help us in our planning process we’re asking units that have participated in the past, as well as units that have expressed an interest in joining us in 2014, to please complete the attached “Commitment Form” and return same to both Tom and I by November 15, 2013.
Below are the 18-Month Calendar brochures for Activities, Camping, and Training. Thanks to each of you for your part not only in putting the information together, but fulfilling the mission behind the Scouting Program!
Hope you’re all doing well! I’d like to share with you the GNYC 18-Month Activities, Camping, and Training Calendar brochures! These living documents will help as you and your Unit plan out your Scouting calendar for the next year.