Volume 3          Issue: #5
May 2015
A great event for the whole Cub Scout Family!

May 29-31 * June 05-07 * June 12-14

   Join us for a fun filled weekend at the John E. Reeves Cub World at Alpine Scout Camp. All registered Cub Scouts, their parents and their siblings (5 years or older) are invited to enjoy the Cub Scout program together. Offered three different weekends!

Register online now 

Cub Scout Fishing Derby
June 6th at William H. Pouch Camp 

 Open to all Cub Scouts and their siblings!  Awards & prizes will be given out. Catch the biggest fish and win a new fishing pole and tackle box! Read more and register online.

Pre-Summer Camp
Leaders Meetings
For units attending a GNYC summer camp

   30 day leader's meetings for ALL GNYC summer camps will be held on the following dates and locations. Please plan to attend to meet the camp directors, get your questions answered, and learn about how to sign up your scouts on the merit badge registration system. You can also pay for any camp cards or make camp payments at this time.   

6:30pm Tuesday,

May 26th  


Wednesday, May 27th


Thursday, May 28th



Pouch Scout Camp

Gander Mountain

350 Fifth Ave

Suite 7820

NY, NY 10118

1465 Manor Rd

S.I., NY 10314

100 Galleria Dr.

Middletown, NY 10941

Space is still available at GNYC's summer camps.

Click to learn more about these programs.

Eagle Scout Mother's Reception
Second Annual "Thank You" Event

     The Second Annual Eagle Scout Mother's "Thank You" Reception was held on Tuesday, May 5th and was a resounding success with nearly 100 Eagle Scout moms in attendance. It was a pleasure to be amongst Beatrice Polk, Constance Pond-Hubbard, and Cristyne Nicholas, our keynote speaker, as she recounted her fond memories of Scouting with her Cub Scout son. The support and encouragement from all in the room was fiercely unwavering and we look forward to hosting this newly annual tradition again next year. Watch an excerpt from the Keynote Speech.

New Kintecoying Lodge Advisor 
Adult Leadership Change in GNYC's Order of the Arrow

     Scout Executive Ethan Draddy has appointed Michael O'Brien as the new Kintecoying Lodge Adviser. Michael currently serves as the Man-A-Hattin Chapter Adviser. Michael will succeed Colin Pinnavaia. We sincerely thank Colin for his years of service and we welcome Michael in his new role. Read more.

Pinewood Derby Campionship
GNYC to host world championship  June 27th
  All Cub Scouts are welcome to attend and will have the chance to send their car down a track in Times Square.  GNYC Cubs that have placed in the top 3 within their district are invited to compete against Scouts from far and wide with the fastest Pinewood Derby Cars, when they gather into race on June 27th. Visit the event page to sign up for updates, register, or to view the official rules.
Borough Day Camps
     A great chance for Cub Scouts and their siblings to attend a summer camp program in each borough. Click on each one to learn more or register online now.
July 06-10
Queens Zoo
July 13-17
Prospect Park Zoo
July 20-24
Central Park Zoo
July 27-31
Bronx Zoo
7/6 - 8/4
Pouch Day Camp

Central Park Conservancy

  Greater New York Councils and Central Park have partnered for an opportunity to show NYC how important service is to our Scouts. This is a great chance for Scouts to log required service hours while actively improving one of our city's crown jewels. Open to Troops, Crews, Ships, Explorer Posts, and OA Chapters. 

Report to State
SI V enturer Represented GNYC in Albany

Katie Casserly of Crew 19 did a fantastic job representing GNYC 

at the State Capitol.  Thank you to Asm. Michael Cusick, State Senators Diane Savino  and Andrew Lanza for participating in this weeks Report to the State.

Click image to view FB Post from State Assemblyman Michael Cusick
Zip Line and Climbing Fun!
Ideas for your units next outing

     The Adventure Park at Long Island would like to invite your Boy Scout Troop or Cub Scout Pack for some fun in the Trees! (Ages 7 and older.)  The Adventure Park is Long Island's first aerial forest ropes or challenge course park.  Zip lines and much more!  Stretching over five acres, with ten different aerial challenge trails-ranging from introductory to advanced-The Adventure Park presents a rewarding challenge for all levels of ability. A perfect destination for your next outing!



Scout days to be held by New York City's teams all summer
Click on any date to view the event page for details

NY Yankees
Brooklyn Cyclones
SI Yankees
New York Mets
6-27-15 8-01-15 08-30-15

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