Category Archives: Tiger Cubs

GNYC Council Pinewood Derby Finals – Save the Date – 28 June 2014

The Greater New York Councils Pinewood Derby finals are to be held 28 June, 2014 at Yankee Stadium.

1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners from the Aquehonga district pinewood derby, from Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Jr. &Sr Webelos are invited.

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Order of the Arrow Native American Day – 8 March 2014

Native American day

Aquehonga District Pinewood Derby – February 9 2014

A few changes for the 2014 year:

This year each Scout attendee will receive a commemorative 2014 Pinewood Derby Patch! Oooh, aaah, special!

The Staten Island Mall has moved us to the courtyard outside of the JC Penney store, not in the center court as in years past. Please let  your Scouts know and make announcements during your Den Meetings.

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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

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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2013 GNYC Pinewood Derby details announced!

Scout Leaders,

We’re pleased to announce the final details and opening of pre-registration for the 2013 GNYC Pinewood Derby!

This year’s Derby is open to all District First, Second, and Third place winners, and will take place at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 1st!

For all the details, and to sign up, please visit www.bsa-gnyc.org/2013pinewood

Thank you,

Justin Rodstrom
Council Program Director
Greater New York Councils, BSA
P: 212.651.2857
E: jrodstro@bsamail.org

‘Fast and Furious’ action at Staten Island’s Pinewood Derby – 10 Feb 2013

[From the Staten Island Advance]

PWD Finish 2013STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.  — They started as rectangular blocks of wood, but Sunday they were shaped into cars that zoomed down a track in the center court of the Staten Island Mall. It was part of an annual tradition most Boy Scouts consider a cherished memory of their youth: The Pinewood Derby.

“All they get, it’s literally a block of wood, a rectangular block of wood,” said Jerry Gross, publicity chair for the Staten Island Council of Boy Scouts. “Then, with an adult, usually a parent, they make a car.”

[Read full article here.]

Pinewood Derby Reminder

The Race is Still On

Hello Race Fans!  Get ready to Start Your Engines!!!

A reminder that the names of the winners from all Cub Scout units should have been sent to Racemaster Rich Hahl (rhahl@verizon.net) by now.  A Scout who has not been pre-registered via email by the Cubmaster or his delegate will not be able to race on Sunday with no exceptions.  In other words, a Scout can not just show up and state that they were the Wolf winner of Pack X’s Pinewood Derby race, the information must come from the Cubmaster.

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