Volume 4Issue #3

Upcoming Events
Opportunities for Scouts and Leaders
Emergency Preparedness Day
April 2nd, 10:00pm - 5:00pm  Marine Park, Brooklyn

*FDNY Mobile Smoke House unit
*OEM "Ready NY" Go-Bag demos
*First Aid & CPR Demonstrations
*Fire & Evacuation Emergency Planning forms
*NYPD Youth finger print & I.D. kits for parents
*Access to the Marine Park Nature Center
*Water & Ice Rescue exercise and demos
*Boy & Cub Scouts a dvancement requirements
*Patches for registered Scouts

Read more  || Contact Robby Riess 
Spring Break STEM Camp
April 25th - 30th - Alpine Scout Camp

Boy Scouts age 12-18 can attend this Spring Break specialty camp.  From Monday, April 25th  to Sat urday the 30th,  up to 40 youth can come challenge themselves by teaming up with others, and working with our energized in-house staff and cadre of outside professionals.
Special guest presenters will be on hand to share their expertise. 

Read More  ||   Contact   Shawn Spencer  
US Tennis  Association  Play Day
April 25th, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

*150 Cub Scouts
*50 Boy Scouts
*24 parent participants.  
Slots are allotted on a first-come, first-serve basis. l ast year we held a waiting list nearly as long as the entry list! 

The cost of this event will be $10 per youth or parent participants.  This event is open to any GNYC Scout across New York City. The NTC is easy to reach via the 7 Train at the Met's-Willet's Point station. 
The Five Boro Bike Tour
May 1 st

Want to see the city like never before? Here's your chance. Space is still available. Sign up  today!
Join Team Boy Scouts of America, Greater New York Councils at the 2016 TD Five Boro Bike Tour - a 40-mile, car-free, bicycle ride experience spanning all five boroughs - AND help support the more than 47,000 youth served throughout NYC.

Register online at: 
Borough Day Camps

I n addition to Pouch Day Camp in Staten Island, GNYC has partnered with The Bronx Zoo, The Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, and St. Johns University to offer a week long summer camp program to Cubs and their siblings
in all five boroughs.

 Camperships and discounts are available 
Contact your District Executive or 
 Borough Camp Director

View All Upcoming GNYC Events - Visit  council calendar  
Get Out To These Stadiums With Your Scouts
Scout Days with NY Sports Teams
Friday, April 29th - 7:00PM
Saturday, April 30th - 4:05PM
Saturday, July 16th - 6:00PM
for tickets & info
for tickets & info
for tickets & info

Greater New York Council News
Lions are coming to GNYC!

The Greater New York Councils has been approved to be a pilot for the Lions program for boys enrolled in Kindergarten. We will begin registering Lions Dens in September. More information will follow over the coming months on training for the new Lions program.  
Learn more - about the Lions Program 
Quartararo Receives Silver Beaver Award

At last month's Annual Meeting, GNYC presented outgoing Council President Raymond Quartararo with the Silver Beaver Award - the highest honor a Council can bestow upon a volunteer . Ray provided invaluable leadership throughout his tenure as Council President, helping GNYC to continually increase membership, balance operating budget, grow the Council's Endowment and fund capital improvements at all three Scout Camps.  Ray and his fellow 2016 Silver Beaver Recipients will be recognized at our Annual Silver Beaver Gathering on Sept. 29th.
Fundraise with The Camp Card
Designed to help put the Outing in Scouting
and get more boys to camp. 

*  borough specific special offers
*50/50 split every $5 card sold, $2.50 goes back to your unit 
Summit Bechtel Family Reserve, Mt. Hope, WV

Register today  for GNYC's contingent and join 40,000 Scouts and Scouters from around the country at the 2017 National Jamboree! The National Jamboree has been a BSA tradition since 1937 and Scouts that attend rank it as one of their top experiences in Scouting. In 2013, the National Jamboree moved to its new permanent home at  The Summit  in West Virginia. There Scouts can participate in whitewater rafting, kayaking, rock climbing, bouldering, mountain biking, skateboarding, BMX, shooting sports and zip-line courses.
STEM Robotics Workshop Eagle Project

Ethan Ngai, a Boy Scout in Troop 349 of Forest Hills, held a STEM Robotics Workshop for 2 nd  to 5 th  graders in Public School 144.

The Workshop was a unique community service project Ethan developed and managed for his advancement to Eagle Scout