Category Archives: Troop Information

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 […]

Troop Boston Trip

Place: Boston, Massachusettes  Date: April 17 – 19th, 2009 Cost: $35 for Scouts & $45 for adults We will  be staying in cabins at Sayre Scout Reservation Scouts must bring backpacks and they must bring a daypack as well, we will be doing hiking. Uniforms are required. They should bring extra warm clothes it ma […]

Troop Fund Raising

The Troop will be selling Easter Plants on Sat April 4th at the 5pm mass and Sun. April 5th and 12th from 9am to 1pm. Scouts will be in front of the church and must be in FULL UNIFORM.

A Letter From The Scouymaster

To all OLA Scout parents,                                There has been some concern expressed about what will happen with the troop if OLA does indeed close. We have been assured by Fr. Devlin that, at this point in time, there are no plans to displace the troop. We will continue to meet at OLA.                                Attached is the […]