Current Events

Spring 2016

The Board of Directors gladly announces that in addition to the $3000 for Scouts and $500 for Cubs allocated for 2016 Camperships, the Association will add an additional $500 for Venturers to attend TMR.

The Association will also donate $100 to the GNYC-Queens Day Camp program to be held at St. John's University. The Board would like to give a Big Hand to the Day Camp's volunteer staff. Keep up the great work!

Multiple Members of the Board and of the Association to part in the GNYC-Queens Silver Beaver Dinner. Either as recipents of recognition or presenters, everyone had fun.

The Board has decided that our next Luncheon will take place November 12, 2017. See you all there!

The Board has decided that all future inductees to the Heritage Society will be officially recognized during our Bi-Annual Luncheons.

The Board would like to congratulate Field Director Joseph Schiltz on his recent wedding.


Fall 2015

At it's October meeting, the Board decided to award $3500 in camperships for the 2016 season. $3000 will be available to help Scouts to attend TMR and $500 for Cubs to attend Cub World. Past summer's camperships were able to help 22 Scouts & 1 Cub.

The Board approved additional funds to help with the maintenance of the Jack Kohler Cabin at Camp Alpine. Funds will especially be used for new lighting and fixing both doors.

The Board ran a successful 30th Anniversary Luncheon. It was out largest turnout ever with 120 guests. Click here for pictures. Awards were presented to Outstatnding Scouters: Laurie Handler, Mike Lectora, Tom Maher, Richie Pignatelli, & Tom Reilly; and a Lifetime Achievement Award to Paul Lumpkin. Three new scouters were inducted into the Heritage Society.

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