Category Archives: Troop Information

2017 National Jamboree

The 2017 National Scout Jamboree will take place July 19 – 28, 2017 at the Summit in the New River Gorge area of West Virginia and REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Jamborees are one of the Boy Scouts of AmericaÂ’s coolest traditions. TheyÂ’ve been around since 1937, are held every four years and just get better […]

Committee Member and former Scoutmaster, John Vesey, receives the Silver Antelope Award

Congratulations to John Vesey for receiving the 2015 Silver Antelope Award.  First awarded in 1943, the Silver Antelope Award is presented for outstanding service to youth within one of the four regions of the BSA. Also Congratulations to Antonio Gonzalez of – Pack 23 & Tom Mascialino –of Troop 23 on receiving the Unit Spark Plug Award. […]


TROOP 23 WREATH SALE WHEN: Saturday DECEMBER 6th & Sunday DECEMBER 7th Saturday DECEMBER 13th & Sunday DECEMBER 14th TIME: between the hours of 8:30am and 6pm on December 6th & 7th and from 8:30am and 1pm on December 14th and on the 13th we will also need help for 2 hours for the 5pm […]

New Permission Slip for Outings

permission_slip   Please use this current Permission Slip for all outings.

New Troop Manual 2014

I finished today the Troop Manual, a reference for Scouts, Scouters Parents and folks who are helping our Troop grow. This is Version 1. It outlines what I think is the best practices for a Troop like ours. Please feel free to send any constructive criticism my way. While I think most of what is […]

New Parent Guide

As new Scouts come on board, we need to draft a manual for whats expected in Troop 23. This document will be given to new scouts parents. Troop 23 New Parent Guide

Get Ready For The BSA’s Kindle Library

The Boy Scouts of America is in the process of making its merit badge pamphlets available for purchase on Amazon’s Kindle platform. That means you’ll be able to download the pamphlets (and other official BSA books) on any Kindle device, or through any of the free Kindle reader apps available for computers and portable devices […]

How to Pack a Backpack for a Hiking Trip!

How to Pack your Backpack!

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST)

This is a link to the Document we are going to use for the ILST training . Any new member of the Leadership team will have to take this course. The first one will be presented by The Scoutmaster and all subsequent courses will be done by the SPL & the Scoutmaster.   Introduction to […]


  Brooklyn Scout Leaders, When I think of the end of the season in the NBA, or NHL or MLB, I always think about who is winning the most prized end-of-year awards for the most valuable players on the various teams! Well, Scouting is no different, it’s the end of our Scouting season and now […]