Volume 4Issue #5
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Upcoming Events
Opportunities for Scouts and Leaders

New York Lizards Lacrosse

New York Lizards, Major League Lacrosse team is hosting a Scout Day on May 21- Use promo code: GNYCS to purchase tickets for their game vs the Charlotte Hounds.

· Demo Clinic 
· Fan zone Activities 
· Q & A with member of Coaching Staff
· Q & A with member of Training Staff
The Raft-O-Ree
September 16th-18th at TMR

Boy Scouts are invited to camp out for the weekend and head down the Delaware River.
Awards for best themed raft, best troop mascot, best rafting outfits, most patriotic raft and more!

Stamp Collecting Merit Badge
The Stamp Collecting Merit Badge will be offered at two sessions at this year's World Stamp Show at the Javitz Convention Center.  The first session is Monday, May 30th from 10am-4pm and the second session is Saturday, June 4th from 9am-3pm .  Registration is limited each session, so sign up now!  The cost is $20, and Scouts should arrive in Class A uniform, bring a bag lunch, and will need to bring a Merit Badge Blue Card filled out and signed by their Scoutmaster.  Be Prepared! (The prerequisites are on the registration page) .

Have questions? Contact Bill Shea at William.shea@sbcglabal.net.   
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

     This summer, GNYC's NYLT course is moving to Alpine Scout Camp, where the participants will be able to take advantage of facilities more suited to the course curriculum to get a better leadership training experience.  We are also providing
two different options for the course:   July 10-16 OR July 17-23.  That way Scouts can still join their Troop at summer camp.
The National Jamboree
is quickly approaching! 

Haven't signed up yet?  Visit www.bsajamboree.org to register and for more info!  And please join the Jambo Committee and meet some of the leaders at our "Meet & Greet" - Sat. June 4 th at 9am! St. Bernard's School- 2055 e 69th Street Brooklyn, NY 

National Islamic Committee on Scouting  Jamboree
Building Peace Through Duty to God
July 31 to August 6  Camp Minsi - Pocono Summit, PA

The National Islamic Committee on Scouting would like to invite you to the first International Muslim Boy Scout's Jamboree! 
Registration is open to all Scouts, and participants will receive two patches, a t-shirt, a neckerchief and certificate! 
Register your unit:  
or call 732-801-1283. 

Specialty Camps at Ten Mile River this Summer. Watch the webinar clip to
View All Upcoming GNYC Events - Visit  council calendar  

Save the date- Sept. 10th www.bsa-gnyc.org/steakout
Greater New York Councils News
For Kindergarten Aged Boys

As you've heard by now, the Lions program is coming to GNYC starting September 1 st
want to learn more?  Trainings will be held by the Big Apple district on June 20 th in the GNYC office, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Cub World, and at Steakout.   For more updates, keep checking

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Designed to help put the Outing in Scouting
and get more boys to camp. 

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*50/50 split every $5 card sold, $2.50 goes back to your unit