Category Archives: Recruiting

Customized Scout Banners

We have a scouter in Pathfinder district who has started a project of producing banners for units who want to promote their unit at community events.

How to Order Inexpensive Banners
Customized to your unit
Below cost. Thanks to a generous sponsor.

If interested please see attached order form

GNYC Banner Order Form 9-2012

Scout Open House at Pouch Camp 2012

Scout Open House

at amazing

William H. Pouch Scout Camp!

(1465 Manor Road, across from the JCC behind Wagner High School)

Saturday – October 6TH, 2012

Rain Date: Sunday October 7th

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Troop Membership Chair

Hello Scoutmasters!

I know quite a few of you but for those I’ve not yet had the pleasure of meeting, my name is Matt Gaor and I’m the District Membership Chair for Aquehonga District.  My role within the District is to work with your Troop leadership team to help retain the Scouts you currently have and to help guide you with recruiting new Scouts.  Quite a big job when you consider that we currently have 32 Packs, 30 Troops and 8 Venturing crews for a total of 2,363 Scouts on the island!

One of the many concepts that we share with our Scouts is one of being a part of a team, and how a well run team can accomplish tasks well beyond that of an individual.  That’s the basis for how we run our Scouting program; Scoutmasters, Asst Scoutmasters, Scout Patrols, various Committee members and parents come together to create the magic of Scouting.

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Venture Crew #26 Recruiting

Crew 26 meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, 8:15PM to 9:15PM, at the Castleton Hill Moravian Church, off Victory Blvd.

The crew has:

  • Dog Sledded
  • Skied
  • Snowboarded
  • Rafted
  • Shooting Sports
  • Rock Climbing
  • Attended Beach Jam, in Wildwood, NJ
  • Scuba Diving certification
  • Collect food for Project Hospitality
  • Participated and volunteered  at the 5 Boro Bike Tour


  • Joe Schiavone – 718-614-9598
  • Ro Masullo – 718-979-5043

Venture Crew #130 Recruiting – DA Producers

District Attorney’s Venture Crew

Activities Include:

  • Learn to be a camera person, writer, stage manager, lighting director, and more
  • Participants will learn hands-on every aspect of television production
  • Following training, participants will help produce programming for the Staten Island D.A.’s office

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“New Parent Kit”


I hope everyone had a great summer and enjoyed their time at summer camp. Another Scouting year is just about to begin and I hope you will join us on September 10th at Alpine Scout Camp for the Greater New York Councils program kickoff. If you have not already registered please follow the attached link

In addition I hope you find the attached document “new parent kit” as a helpful tool before your Pack or Troop open house. I encourage you to personalize this document with your Pack or Troop meeting place, contact information, meeting dates and your upcoming calendar.

I hope everyone has a great Labor Day weekend and I hope to see you on September 10th.

Joseph Schiltz | Field Director
Greater New York Councils

350 Fifth Avenue | Suite 430
New York, NY 10118
P (212) 651-2827 | C (716) 228-9846

New Parent Kit (.doc)
New Parent Kit (.pdf)

Scout Open House at Pouch Camp

Scout Open House

at amazing

William H. Pouch Scout Camp!

(1465 Manor Road, across from the JCC behind Wagner High School)

Saturday – October 1st, 2011

Rain Date: Sunday October 2nd

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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The Eagle’s Nest – July 2011

Top Story

This month’s top story is the GNYC Program Launch! That’s right, the Program Launch will be back Saturday, September 10th at Camp Alpine, NJ. Watch new GNYC Activities Chairman John Farrell give us a glimpse into this year’s Program Launch.

Read about this and other important events and support information in the Eagle’s Nest July 2011.

Past Issues

Boy Scout Troop 90 Open House – 28 August 2011

Where: Arden Heights Boulevard Jewish Center
1766 Arthur Kill Road
(Arthur Kill Road near Arden Ave.)

When: Sunday, August 28th, 2011
@ 2:30 PM


For more information contact us at

Ian Kaplan – 718-227-7316

Sea Scout Ship 24 Open House – 13 July 2011