Category Archives: Camping

Aquehonga District Winter Blast – 2014

Aquehonga District Winter Blast 2014

Ten Mile River Scout Camp

February 28th, March 1st and 2nd

Please see attached flier for details.

Contact Person: Mike Montemarano @ montedad@aol.comor 917-544-6869)

Winter Blast 2014

2014 Philmont Excursion Announcement – 3 December 2013

2014 Philmont Contingent Welcome Letter

Parents & Leaders,

We at GNYC are happy to announce a new opportunity for your Scouts- a chance to join our revitalized Philmont Contingent for 2014! Each year, a select group of Scouts and Leaders are invited to join the Council Contingent excursion to Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. This year, we’re opening up registration to all first class Boy Scouts, age 14 or older. We’re also doubling our Contingent to 20 youth and 4 adults, so there’s never been a better chance to send your Scout on this transformative journey! The journey begins with a flight to New Mexico on July 30, 2014, and ends with a return flight on August 12, 2014.

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Normandy Camporee – April 2014

Scouts age 14-20, you have an opportunity to join a contingent of Scouts from the Greater New York Councils on a trip to Normandy, France, in April of 2014.

This Camporee will mark the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day invasion on the shores of Normandy.

Planning for this trip includes visiting London and Paris, as well as Normandy.

You may contact Contingent Leader Hedy DeBonet at 718-886-5549, or Bob Madsen at 212-651-3075 for more information.

Openings are still available for youth, ages 14-20, registered in GNYC. 

Normandy Camporee Flyer

Online Registration Opens for 2014 G.N.Y.C. Camp Promotions Orientation/Recognition Banquet

Online registration is now open for the 2014 G.N.Y.C. Camp Promotions Orientation/Camp Promotions Recognition Banquet at Alpine Scout Camp, Saturday, January 4, 2014.  The CPO runs from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm and the Banquet from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

Register online at:   www.bsa-gnyc.org/promotecamping

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2012 Tomahawk District Camporee

Red, White and Blue / Election Year

Friday Sep 28, 2012 to Sunday, Sep 30, 2012

If you have any questions please contact

Tom Scorcia, Chairman- tscorcia@reebww.com
Susan Moncada, Secretary/Registrar- suecar@nyc.rr.com
Jon-Paul Rasinya, Member of the Committee- jprasinya@yahoo.com

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2012 Scout Night, Brooklyn Cyclones

Boy Scout Night is always one of the most popular group nights of the year.  This season will be no exception as scouts get the excitement of a Cyclones game with the added bonus of a sleep over on the field.  Tickets start at just $8 each and include:

  • Pre-Game Boy Scout Parade on the field at MCU Park
  • Post-Game Fireworks Show
  • Post-Game Sleepover at the ballpark
  • Souvenir Cyclones Cap
  • Commemorative Patch

Group Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling Craig Coughlin at 718-382-2601.

2012 Scout Night Brooklyn Cyclones

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 http://www.bsa-gnyc.org/expo

For more info, contact Chris Roehler at croehler@bsa-gnyc.org or call 212-651-3074

Camporee 2012 Committee Meeting

January 25, 2012

7:00 PM

Castleton Moravian Church
1657 Victory Blvd, SI, NY, 10314
(entrance on Hodges Place)

Please contact Camporee Chief Michael Feminella at mfeminella@verizon.net or (917) 705-1621 with any questions.

Aquehonga District Winter Blast – 2012 – Update

Aquehonga District Winter Blast 2012

Ten Mile River Scout Camp

February 10th, 11th and 12th*

(* Please note corrected dates)

Full Day of activities throughout TMR – All Meals and Lodging

Check in Starts At 6:00PM at the Headquarters Dinning Hall

$50.00 Per Person — $250.00 Deposit Due By January 14th

Be Prepared for Cold Weather

Contact Person: Mike Montemarano @ montedad@aol.comor 917-544-6869)

Winter Blast 2012

2011 Aquehonga District Webelos-O-Ree

When: Friday October 21st to Sunday October 23rd (6:00pm) (10:00am)

Where: Pouch Camp — Stewart Area
**Check-in at Beach cabin after 5:30pm**

Who: Webelos, only

The purpose of the Webelos-o-Ree is to better prepare the Webelos for Boy Scouting. This is a weekend camp-out in either Lean-tos or Tents. All units will participate in the learning stations:

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