Author Archives: BillS

CAMPING TRIP TO VALLEY FORGE, Pa March 27th -29th, 2013

  Place: Valley Forge, Pa Date: Wednesday, March 27th – Friday, March 29th,2013 Meet at OLA on Wednesday at 10 am We will return on Friday about 1- 2 pm Cost: $35 & Scouts should bring a bag lunch. Parents may come along on this trip and the cost for adults is $45 Return your permission […]

Summer Camp Campership Applications & Deposits are due March 25

  To All Parents, For all Scouts attending summer camp deposits and campership application forms must be in by the next meeting Monday March 25th. Attached is the form . Again please have both the form and deposit in by Monday. Please leave the deposit paid section blank.  Any questions or concerns please contact me. Thank You, […]


The Troop will be selling Easter Plants on Sunday March 24th from 9am to 1pm. Scouts will be in front of the church and must be in FULL UNIFORM.

Troop Camping Trip to Camp Pouch – January 18 – 20, 2013

Place: Camp Pouch, Staten Island Date: Friday, January 18 – Sunday, January 20,2013 Meet at OLA on Friday at 5:30 pm We will return on Sunday about 1 pm Cost: $35 & Scouts should bring a bag lunch. Return your permission slip at the troop meeting on May 21st Troop Meeting. For more info contact Tom Kramer - Scoutmaster. […]

The Ultimate List of Scouting Apps

Once upon a time, we used maps printed on paper to find our way. We studied laminated sky charts to identify constellations. We counted seconds after thunder strikes to locate storms. What were we thinking? Today, thanks to the ubiquitous smartphone, we can do all that and more with a few taps. As Scout leaders, we can […]

Search and Rescue merit badge requirements released

    The hotly anticipated debut of Search and Rescue merit badge — the BSA’s 130th current merit badge — has finally arrived. Search and Rescue merit badge, or SAR for short, has an official earn date of Monday, Aug. 20. That’s the first day Scouts can start working on requirements for the merit badge. Of course, […]

Troop 23 Annual Wreath Sale & Fundraiser

YES! It is that time again and I know how exited you are to participate in this year’s annual fundraising efforts’. The Christmas Wreath fundraiser event is the most profitable and involved event we have. It is important for the success of this event that we have full cooperation from the boys as well as […]

Merit Badge Fair – December 1, 2012

Brooklyn Merit Badge Fair Location: Brooklyn Public Library at 4th Ave & Pacific St When: Saturday December 1, 2012 Time: We will be meeting at OLA at 9am and returning about 3pm Permission slip may be found here. Scouts Must be in full Uniform & bring a bag Lunch

Service at Camp Alpine

We pass this along from Camping Services. Anyone who can be of assistance is encouraged to lend a hand. We, as the Greater New York Councils, wholeheartedly hope that you and your family members and those in your lodges are safe in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. We understand that many people throughout New York […]

Camping Trip & Conservation Project – Floyd Bennett Field – October 20-21,2012

  Place: Floyd Bennet Field. Brooklyn,NY Date: Saturday,October 20 – Sunday, October 21,2012 Meet at OLA on Saturday Morning at 7:30 am We will return on Sunday about 10- 11 am Cost: $5 Return your permission slip at the troop meeting on October 1st Troop Meeting. For more info contact Tom Kramer - Scoutmaster.