Category Archives: Explorers

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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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 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

Shooting Sports Weekend – 2014

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.

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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

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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NYC BOY SCOUT BOARD APPROVES PERMANENTLY PRESERVING, PROTECTING STATEN ISLAND “GREENBELT” CAMP

At a special meeting held on December 2nd, the executive board of the Greater New York Councils (GNYC), Boy Scouts of America, unanimously approved permanently preserving and protecting most all remaining parcels of the Scout’s Staten Island Pouch Camp.

“I am extremely proud of the volunteers and staff who have worked so hard for all these years to make this day a reality.  This agreement represents a great future for Staten Island and all of NYC Scouting and Exploring”, said Alair Townsend, GNYC President.

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2014 Philmont Reservations Announcement

Attached you’ll find the Philmont 2014 Unit Registration Packet that was just finalized. The Unit registration process will begin October 29, with each region having an assigned week to enter the random selection. If you’re interested in this fantastic opportunity, make sure you and your Leaders carefully review this document.

2014 Philmont Unit Registration Pkt