Category Archives: Troop Information

Brooklyn Cyclones Family Night

Brooklyn Council is pleased to announce the 2010 Annual Bob Weingand Memorial Family Scout Night on July 10th, 2010 with the Brooklyn Cyclones at Keyspan Park! This year’s Family Scout Night will commence with a pre-game Boy Scout Parade, a post-game Fireworks Celebration, and a sleepover on Keyspan Field! Prices for the event are $8 […]


NATIONAL SCOUT JAMBOREE @ TIMES SQUARE – NEW YORK CITY CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF SCOUTING Saturday, July 31, 2010 5pm – 11pm Times Square – New York City Description I would like to invite you and your Scouting family to join us on the afternoon of Saturday, July 31, in TIMES SQUARE, New York as […]


To All Parents, As mentioned at the last Parents night and listed on our troop calender there is a shooting sports weekend at Ten Mile River Scout Camp from Friday April 30 to Sunday May 2. There will trained adullts running each range. Included in this weekend for all participants is T-shirt and there will […]

Sign Up for the 2010 Speak-Out for Scouting!

The 2010 Speak-Out for Scouting will be held on Friday, February 19th (school break week) in the GNYC office. Two sessions will be offered: 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Participants are asked to come in full uniform and prepared with a few written paragraphs about their Scouting experience. Scouts will receive guidance […]

GNYC Becomes Official Partner of MillionTrees NYC

The Greater New York Councils is an official partner of MillionTreesNYC, a citywide tree planting and stewardship initiative that establishes a goal of planting one million trees throughout the city’s five boroughs by 2017. As a partner, the Greater New York Councils participates in the advisory committee as well as planning tree planting, education and outreach […]


Applications for Eagle Scout scholarships for 2010 are now available at Eagle Scouts who apply for a college scholarship must use the correct application, which is a mandatory requirement. The 2010 applications can be found here: In 2009, just over 4,500 applications were received for the 109 scholarships awarded. Of those applicants, 937 used the […]

Annual Christmas Wreath Fund Raiser

November 16, 2009 Dear Parents, YES! It is that time again and I know how exited you are to participate in this year’s annual fundraising efforts’. As explained by Mr. Kramer at the last parent’s night, the funds from this year’s fundraising events will be used to help send the boys to the 100 year […]

Welcome back letter from Scoutmaster Tom Kramer

To all Troop 23 Parents, I hope you and your families had an enjoyable summer. The first meeting for Troop 23 will be on Monday,Sept. 14th at 7:30 pm. This will be the new time for meetings.On Saturday,Sept.12 the T.E.A.L. walkathon will be held at Prospect Park. This walkathon is being run by the mother of a […]

2010 Rank Requirement Changes

According to the National Boy Scouts of America Website, the centennial edition of the Boy Scout Handbook will soon be available, and with the new handbook come several rank requirement changes that will be in effect as of January 1, 2010. We’ve previously reported the new handbook is set to be available August 1st, 2009. Here […]

Troop Fund Raiser – April 25th

Enjoy a night out and help the Schnitzel Haus support Troop 23 Scouting from Our Lady of Angels Date: April 25th, 2009 Time: 10pm till 1:00am Cost: $40.00pp Location: The Schnitzel House (5th Ave between 73rd & 74 Street) Includes – All you can eat buffet (Baked Ziti, Lasagna, German Shepard’s Pie, Chicken Francaise, Fresh […]