Category Archives: Troop Information

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 […]

Troop Christmas Party/Parent’s Night

The Troop 23 Parent’s Night and Christmas Party will be on Monday December 22nd at 7pm


Scout Law Essay Contest

Announcing a Terrific Opportunity for Scouting Youth A Scout Is … has set up an essay contest that hopes to encourage scouts to look at their own lives and those of their fellow scouts. The essays focus on the living of the Scout Law and living Lives of Service. The essay contest was started as […]

National Scouting Museum

I don’t know if I’m ever going to make it out to Irving, Texas where the headquarters of the Boy Scouts of America is located, but I can take a virtual tour there courtesy of the National Scouting Museum. If you’ve ever fallen in love with those iconic Norman Rockwell paintings (some which I believe […]

More Eagle Scout Scholarships

Besides the National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) Academic Scholarship, and the NESA Merit Scholarships, which we have covered over the past two days, there are other scholarships available to Eagle Scouts. Before I get started, know that this list is no where near complete. I would encourage you to check with your local Council to […]