Volume 3          Issue: #9
September 2015
Cub Scout Fishing Derby
October 3rd 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
Cub Scout Activity Day
October 31st at Alpine Scout Camp
Halloween Carnival
   Before the Trick or Treat begins, come out to Alpine Scout Camp! Don't miss out on pumpkin decorating, a haunted house and hay ride, bouncy house, and tons of tasty carnival concessions and more!  Order a t-shirt and get the early bird rate if you sign up before October 23rd.   Register online     ... if you dare.
Veterans Day Parade
Wednesday November 11, 2015
9:30 AM @ Madison Square Park W24th & 5th Ave
Please show your Scout Spirit and help to honor our Nation's Veterans!  This year GNYC will be partnering with the Spirit of '45 as together we will honor the 70 th Anniversary of the "Greatest Generation".  All Scouts in attendance will receive a FREE commemorative patch!  Each unit needs to send a roster of attendees (youth & adult) to Valerie Funderstein at valeriepfunderstein@gmail.com .  Americian Flags are encouraged, but please, no unit flags or banners.  We will march carrying one GNYC banner and posters of veterans. 
Email Dave.Swartz@scouting.org with any questions.

2017 National Jamboree
Be Prepared, Start Planing Now

Join the Scouts and Scout Masters of the Greater New York Councils as part of the Council's official Jamboree Contingent and experience Scouting's largest national event at the Summit Bechtel Family National Reserve in Mt Hope, West Virginia.   More info on the official event Website

 Sun. Oct. 4th
METS vs  Nationals
3pm Game
Tickets start at Just $20
Family Fun Weekend
October 9th-11th at Pouch
Camping, Boating, Fishing, Archery, Climbing & More!

   Join us for a fun filled weekend at Pouch Scout Camp.  Registered Cub Scouts, their parents and siblings (Five and up) are invited to enjoy the Cub Scout program together.  Arrive at 6PM on Friday, program begins at 9AM on Saturday. Breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday as well as breakfast on Sunday are included. Register online now to secure your family's spot in camp. bsa-gnyc.org/fallffw 
OA Ordeal 
Oct 23, 2015 pm to
Oct 25, 2015

Those elected by members of their Troop can now register for Ordeal Weekend at Pouch Scout Camp. There we will welcome new Ordeal members into the Lodge, watch as Brothers seal their membership in the Brotherhood, and recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to our Order with the Vigil Honor.
kintecoying.org  for more info.
Saturday, Nov. 28th  9am-12pm
A great event for the whole Scout Family!

The Second Annual GNYC Color Fun Run will take place on Saturday, November 28th at Alpine Scout Camp!  Get splashed over Thanksgiving weekend with colored powder as you cross the finish line with friends and family.  Ages 5+, sign up before November 13th to get the early bird rate and order your cool custom t-shirt!   Register today at: bsagnyc.org/colorrun

Manhattan Cub Leader Training
Saturday, October 17th

Calling all Cub Scout Leaders!!  On Saturday, October 17th, Big Apple District will be hosting a Cub Leader Specific Training from 9am to 2pm at the Council Office.  Come out to make sure you're prepared with the new Cub changes!  Visit the event page  for info and to register.

Contact: Jason | Lauren| Website

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