Category Archives: Eagle Scouts

Aquehonga District 2014 Camporee – May 2014

2014 Camporee to take place on May 16-18 , theme will be “WILDERNESS SURVIVAL”.

Camporee Manual 2014

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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)

Eagle Scout Reunion and Hall of Fame – February 2014

Dear Fellow Eagle Scout:

On Thursday, February 6, 2014 the Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America will be re-introducing its’ Eagle Scout Hall of Fame “A Gathering of Eagles” reunion reception and induction ceremony. This renewed tradition here in New York City will welcome, celebrate and reconnect adult Eagle Scouts to Scouting service.

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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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Scout Day with Spider-Man On Broadway! 2014

Scout Leaders,

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.

Spider-Man Flyer

Pouch Tree Lighting – 14 December 2013

Attention, all are invited to Pouch Camp for the Annual Garden Lighting

Saturday, December 14, 2013
7pm @ Pouch Camp

Join Us For An Evening of Caroling and Festivities

All That We Ask You To Bring is an Ornament for the Christmas Tree Representing Your Unit and Holiday Cards for the Soldiers…….

If All The Boys and Girls Are Very Good This Year We Might Have a
Visit From Some Very Special Guests…..

Paul Caminiti
cell-347-277-3009
home- 718-966-4441
Cub Master Pack 150

Aquehonga Activities Chair

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

Lowe’s Impact Grant for Eagle Projects – $100

Here are the procedures for applying for the Lowe’s gift cards for Eagle projects for 2013-2014.

The Lowe’s Grant process has changed.  The local Council no longer distributes the Lowe’s grant to a Scout doing an Eagle Project.  The cards are now sent directly to the Scout after he applies through GNYC.  I have been asked to be the volunteer coordinator for this project.

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Islanders Scout Nights 2014

This is open to all Scouts and Families.

I wanted to reach out now that we have our official Islanders Scout Night flyer. Please see attached for more information on this special offer to your Scouts and their families. It would be greatly appreciated if you forward this email/flyer along to everyone within the Scout community you are connected with.

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