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Wreath Sales

This weekend was the troops annual wreath selling fundraiser, and we successfully sold about half of our stock. But we are not done yet, next Sunday we will continue selling, all available scouts should be at the school by 8:30. Also at 2:30 that same day we will be assisting the church with there toy donation drive. If you […]

Troop 23 Camping Trip to USS Slater and Destroyer Historical Museum – June 11-12th, 2011

  Place: Destroyer Escort Historical Museum – Albany, N.Y. Date: Saturday, June 11 – Sunday , June 12th Meet at OLA at 7:30 am -Saturday We will return on Sunday about 5 pm Cost: $25 & Scouts should bring a bag lunch. Return your permission slip at the troop meeting by May 16th. For more info […]

Ten gifts that Scouters are asking for this holiday season

Are you buying a gift for a special Scouter in your life this holiday season? Or has a loved one or friend asked you for your wish list? We’re here to help. Or, more accurately, you’re here to help one another. We asked for holiday gift suggestions on our Facebook page, and you shared some great ideas. […]

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 […]

Lionel To Introduce BSA 100th Anniversary Collector Train Set & Boxcar

Lionel, a leading manufacturer of electronic model train sets and accessories, is set to introduce an 0-8-0 Steam Freight Collectors Set commemorating the Boy Scouts of America 100th Anniversary. This first time offering incorporates the Boy Scouts’ ethos into the Lionel tradition, giving collectors a chance to play and learn with the classic work train […]

Troop Camping Trip – Camp Pouch

  Place: Camp Pouch, Staten Island Date: June 13-14, 2009 We will meet at OLA at 9am and return on Sunday at about 11am Cost:$12 And Scouts must bring a bag lunch For more info contact Tom Kramer – Scoutmaster. Remember to turn in your permission slip with your payment at the Troop Meeting


        A consortium of federal agencies and nonprofit organizations and the recreation industry today announced details for National Get Outdoors Day 2009, an annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun across the nation. On June 13, 2009, participating organizations will offer sites for American families to sample both traditional and new […]

The Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Teams Up To Offer New Experiences for Scouts

  The National Scouting Museum and the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau (ICVB) have teamed up to offer special discount packages to Scouts and their families who want to learn more about the history of the Boy Scouts of America. Located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Irving serves as the national headquarters for the Boy […]

Fictional Eagle Scouts

Following a conversation on Twitter about Eagle Scouts, I ended up running across this list of Fictional Eagle Scouts and found it very interesting. Here are a few Fictional Eagle Scouts: – Jonathan Archer and Malcolm Reed of Star Trek: Enterprise – Professor Roy Hinkley of Gilligan’s Island Gilligan’s Island pilot episode “Two on a Raft”[30] the […]

‘Scouting for Adventure’ TV show

Boys’ Life magazine has always given you stories about Scout adventures — from backpacking to kayaking and everything in between. Starting Aug. 13, BL is bringing its Scout adventure stories to The Outdoor Channel television network in the new series “Scouting for Adventure — Presented by Boys’ Life.” The six episodes stress key outdoors skills […]