Category Archives: Boy Scout Leaders

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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Youth Speaker & Honor Guard Training Seminar – 21 April 2014

This year, our annual Youth Speaker & Honor Guard Training Seminar is scheduled for:
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014 (during school vacation)
Time: 10am – 3pm (light refreshments will be served)
Where: Immaculate Conception Church
21-47 29th Street
Astoria, NY 11105

What is the Youth Speaker & Honor Guard Training Seminar?
Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Explorers and Venturers attending the event will learn practical public speaking techniques, tips on speech-writing, proper etiquette, and how to perform in the BSA Honor Guard during fundraising events throughout the year. In addition, participants must bring a prepared speech about Scouting and read aloud to the group, receiving constructive and positive
feedback from seminar leaders.

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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 sandyman2004@yahoo.com 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 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.

Staten Island St Patrick’s Day Parade – 2 March 2014

S.I. St. Patrick’s Parade

Sunday, March 2nd , 2014

Meet  at noon

Greg Ave. between Hart Blvd. and Walbrooke Ave.

Wear Scout Uniform / Dress warm for outside

QUESTIONS CALL PAUL 347-277-3009

2014 District Award of Merit Deadline – 31 March 2014

The deadline to submit the 2014 District Award of Merit, for Aquehonga District is Monday, 31 March.

All applications must be received by Brenda Gazinski no later than the 31st. Her address is on the form.

Normandy Camporee Fundraiser

Everyone is Invited

GNYC is sending youth and adults to Normandy to join the International Camporee commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day invasion, and Pathfinder District is sending 2 youth.

FUND RAISER NORMANDY

In order to help the contingent meet expenses, a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraising event will be held at Berlin Lodge, at Pouch Camp,  on February 22nd, from 5-8 PM.

12 Years and older – $10
5-11 Years – $5
4 Years and under – No cost

Bring friends and family for a fun-filled event.

Flyer is attached.  Questions may be directed to Brenda Gazinski at 718-619-0698.

See you there!!

Normandy Camporee

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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