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Upcoming Events
Opportunities for Scouts and Leaders

Climb the Night Away

Nov 5th, 10pm | Alpine Scout Camp

This event for Boy Scouts and Ventures is a lock-in style event featuring Climbing and Cope activities as well as games, movies, and a pizza party. Each participant will receive a headlamp and patch.

Register now - limited to 40 Scouts.

NYC Veterans Day Parade

Nov 11th | Fifth Ave

Please visit to download unit roster.  Please make sure to send your completed roster to BOTH Valerie Pfundstein and Dave Swartz


Nov 6th |

    Join the GNYC team in our 3rd consecutive year at the TCS New York City Marathon. In doing so you'd be helping to support the youth we serve throughout the city.
Limited space is available for those that would value the experience of running the New York City Marathon.

Catholic Scout Retreat

Nov 19th, 8:30am | Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers

 Adult Emblem Counselor Training
Boy Scout / Girl Scout Programs (All Ages)
Interactive Presentations for Older Scouts Games, Crafts & Presentations for Younger Scouts


Nov 20th, 12pm | Vs. Atlanta Hawks

Proceeds from each ticket sale will go back to the Boy Scouts. All scouts will receive a Knicks Scout Patch with their ticket

Third Annual Color Fun Run

Nov 26th, 9am | Alpine Scout Camp

Get splashed with colored powder throughout your run around Alpine Scout Camp and as you cross the finish line with friends and family. Ages 5+ PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY NOVEMBER 11TH.

In The News
Scouts are awarded Medal of Merit
for Life Saving Actions

Congratulations to Troop 132 Scout Matt D. for earning the Medal of Merit for performing the Heimlich Maneuver and saving his sister from choking on a piece of food.
  When Jayden J. and Ty’zia J. went for a swim in a local pool this past summer, little did the two Scouts know that they would have to draw on their Scouting skills to save a boy from drowning. - ScoutingNewsroom

DUMBO-TECH-TOUR featured on News 12 Brooklyn

The Scouts visited New Lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. 

"Some of the scouts said that they found what they saw very interesting and even said that they were interested in a career with tech companies like the ones they toured at New Lab."

-News 12 Brooklyn

Queens "People of the Week" on NY1

NY1's latest Queens People of the Week are doing all they can to inspire, mentor, and guide young Rockaway residents into bright futures. Lisa Johnson-Cooper is a true believer in the saying "children are our future." "Giving back to children, this is my life calling," said Lisa Johnson-Cooper, NY1's Queens Person of the Week and leader of P.S./M.S. 183 Q Cub Scouts.

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