Category Archives: Troop Information

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 […]


Troop 23 will be attending the Brooklyn Cyclones Overnighter. The Scouts expressed interest in participating in this event. The cost is $8.00 per scout. There is parade for Scouts before the game ,fireworks after the game and sleeping on the field in tents overnight. Attached is permission slip and a a flyer concerning this event. Please respond to this […]

Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Sunday March 25th

We will be marching in the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday March 25, 2012. Meet at OLA at 11:30am Finish about 3:30pm ALL SCOUTS MUST BE IN FULL UNIFORM!

3rd Avenue Street Fair

 Sunday Oct. 3rd is the 3rd ave. street fair, the Boy scouts and Cub scouts will have table at 83rd st. and 3rd ave. Scouts will be handing out flyers and giving information about the scouts. Scouts are to be in full  uniform. Meet at 83rd st. and 3rd ave at 9:30 am. Until about 1:00 pm. Lunch […]

Scout Richie Urban’s Eagle Project

  On Saturday May 21st Scout Richard Urban will be doing a community service project for advancement to Eagle Scout. This project entails cleaning and putting mulch down at the base of trees along 4th Ave. A flyer was given out to all scouts explaining the project details at the last troop meeting. Scouts will […]


  Brooklyn Merit Badge Fair Location: Brooklyn Public Library at Cadman Plaza When: Saturday May 7th, 2011 Time: 10 am – 2-pm We will be meeting at OLA at 9am and returning about 3pm Cost: $8 Scouts Must be in full Uniform

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 […]


A day trip has been arranged for Saturday Nov. 27th. We will be going to The Boy Scout Adventure base 100. This is the travelling Boy Scout museum which has been travelling around the country. There are some interactive exhibits. It is being set up right next to to Intrepid Museum. We will also be […]


What do George Lucas and Steven Spielberg have in common with millions of Scouts and Scouters? These great American filmmakers both love and admire the work of Norman Rockwell, who spent decades illustrating stories and painting covers for Boys’ Life and the annual Brown & Bigelow Boy Scouts calendars.   Rockwell’s Spirit of America (1929) represents just […]


As Scouting’s centennial year draws to a close, here are a couple of holiday gifts that will please any Scouter: The Best of Boys’ Life (Lyons Press, $21.95) and The Scouting Party: Pioneering and Preservation, Progressivism and Preparedness in the Making of the Boy Scouts of America (Red Honor Press, $24.95). The first, a treasure trove […]