Category Archives: Troop Information

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 […]

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR EAGLES

Eagle Scouts who will graduate from high school in spring 2009 and plan to attend an accredited college or university that awards a bachelor’s degree can apply now for a National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) scholarship. In addition to their Eagle Scout rank, the candidates must have acceptable SAT and/or ACT scores, as judged by […]

Plan now for BSA’s centennial jamboree

For an organization that turns 100 in 2010, the BSA still knows how to party.  Planned as “the best, most exciting, fun-filled, safest jamboree ever,” according to John Alline, national jamboree director, the 2010 National Scout Jamboree will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts from July 26 to Aug. 4 at Fort A.P. […]

Junior Leaders Complete CPR Training

Congratulations to Tom Kramer, Alex Beta and John Fox on completing their CPR certification.

Troop Camping Trip- District Camporee

Place: Camp Pouch, Staten Island Date: May 30th -June 1, 2008 Cost: $20 We will  be meeting at 6pm on Friday and returning at about 11am on Sunday. Scouts are to bring a sandwich for lunch and plan for breakfast on a Patrol Basis. with cost determined by the Patrol. All other meals will be Troop cooking. For […]

Mother’s Day Fund Raiser

Date: Mother’s Day Sunday May 11, 2008 Meet at O.L.A. in front of the church at 8 a.m. We should be finished by 12 p.m.      We are selling plants to raise funds for the summer trip to Tenneesee. All Scouts must be in full uniform!

“Trail to Eagle” Seminar and Workshop

“Trail to Eagle” Seminar and Workshop Wed May 14, 2008 7:15 PM         For Boy Scouts First Class and Above, their Parents, Troop Leaders and Troop Committee Members to help Scouts advance to Eagle Scout   Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church School 8502 Ridge Boulevard (Entrance on 85th Street)   Including: – […]

Run, Don’t Walk, to Join the 10th Annual BSA 5K in Central Park!

Spring is just around the corner, and that means it’s almost time for the annual 5K Run/Walk to support Scouting in New York City. This year’s run will take place on Thursday, May 15th in Central Park.  Corporate teams and individual runners are encouraged to come out and have fun while supporting our youth programs. A post-race […]