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Camp Alpine is open for unit Camping!

Posted by Roland Roberts on June 13, 2021 at 10:40 AM Comments comments ()

This ought to be on the front page of Alpine Scout Camp's site, and on nycscouting.org, too, but the only announcement I've seen is on FaceBook.

 

Alpine Scout Camp

June 10 at 9:56 PM ·

We are happy to inform you that unit camping can fully return to the Alpine Scout Camp. The family camping requirement has been lifted at Alpine. Although parents/guardians are always welcome to camp with their children it is no longer a requirement on property. Standard scouting ratios still apply according to the safe guide to scouting. Units can camp at Alpine because it holds a year round youth camp license and is meeting the requirements for operation.

Camping elsewhere in New Jersey may be possible but requires prior approval by emailing [email protected] so that verification is made that the facility meets the license requirements to allow unit camping.

https://www.facebook.com/alpinescoutcamp/photos/a.229207597102457/4182316301791547/

According to Chris Guarniere from GNYC, the last paragraph is due to an archaic NJ DOH rule that they've started enforcing. It's unclear if the licensing clause refers only to commercial campgrouds, or also to things like state campgrounds, public lands.

Important Updates for All Ten Mile River Campers

Posted by Roland Roberts on June 9, 2021 at 10:45 PM Comments comments ()

In case you haven't heard directly from GNYC, the following email went out last week.

Attention all Ten Mile River Scout Campers and Leaders,

As you may be aware, New York’s Governor Cuomo has issued Executive Order #202 in response to the covid-19 public health emergency, and this has modified requirements that are normally issued by the department of health to attend a children’s camp, as well as provided guidelines for youth camp operations.

The leadership team of TMR has prepared this document for units and campers with the goal of helping all those attending this summer to understand how these guidelines will impact camp operations, beginning with our medical form and check-in process. The document will continue to be updated as guidelines may change. Last edited 5/27/21.

Please use our website form at www.tenmileriver.org/feedback2021 to share thoughts or ask questions relating to this document.

Ten Mile River places the safety of our campers, leaders, and staff as a priority - we know that we will be able to meet these guidlines while delivering an incredible program for our Scouts this summer. You can help us do that by reviewing the guidlines and making a plan to complete the requirements outlined in the updated Medical Form.

Additional camp-specific communications with guidance for parents and leaders regarding program and merit badge information will be released and delived via this email system by Camp Keowa, Camp Ranachqua, and Camp Aquehonga in the coming days. Camps will be publishing their daily program plans with merit badges and time for Scouts to discover and utilize the great opportunities that our camps provide. We are prepared for these plans to be flexible and will continue to update as guidlines and regulations call for it.

Download: DOH COVID Guidlines and Ten Mile River - https://tenmileriver.org/doh-covid-guidelines-at-tmr/

Download: TMR Expanded Medical Form 2021 - https://tenmileriver.org/tmr-medical-form-with-2021-update/

TMR Feedback Form - http://www.tenmileriver.org/feedback2021

BSA Membership Fee Increase Details and FAQ - Updated 6/4/2021

Posted by Roland Roberts on June 9, 2021 at 10:40 PM Comments comments ()

The BSA has announced plans for new (increased) membership fees which go into effect on August 1, 2021 for the new scouting year. Full details and answers to some questions can be found at https://scoutingwire.org/bsa-membership-fee-increase-details-and-faq-updated-6-4-2021/?utm_source=scoutingwire&utm_campaign=swvolunteer692021&utm_medium=email&utm_content=

2016 Go Kart Derby

Posted by Melodie DePaola on May 15, 2016 at 11:15 AM Comments comments ()

The 2016 Brooklyn Council Go Kart Derby took place yesterday at Floyd Bennett Field.  It was a lovely day at the races!  Thank you to all the Packs who came out and participated!  Please join us in congratulating the following Packs who won the day's top honors:  1st Place Winners: Pack 23.  2nd Place Winners: Pack 238.  3rd Place Winners: Pack 933.  And winner of the Best Car Design: Pack 933.


Thank you to Kent Woo who took wonderful pictures of the day's event.  Please see our photo gallery page to view the pics!

2016 Brooklyn Council Pinewood Derby

Posted by Melodie DePaola on March 7, 2016 at 6:05 PM Comments comments ()

The Brooklyn Council Pinewood Derby took place this past Saturday, March 5th in Kings Plaza Mall. We had 128 Cub Scouts participate in this years’ competition.

 Starting the day, this years’ scouts were greeted by Sandy the Seagull – the mascot for the Brooklyn Cyclones Baseball Team

 We had racers from 15 packs compete, both from Breukelen District and Lenape Bay District. At the end of the day trophies’ were given out to our top 15 Brooklyn Winners.

CLICK HERE FOR THE OVERALL RACE RESULTS

CLICK HERE FOR THE RECE RESULTS BY RANK

CLICK HERE FOR RACE RESLUTS LISTED BY BREUKELEN AND LENAPE BAY DISTRICT

CLICK HERE FOR A YOUTUBE VIDEO OF THE COMPETITION

We’d like to say a big THANK YOU to our sponsors:

Modell’s Sporting Goods

The Brooklyn Cyclones Baseball Team!

 And to Kings Plaza Mall for the space to hold the event!

 Also - Thank you to all of the volunteers who make running this event possible!

 

2016 Brooklyn Council Klondike Derby

Posted by Melodie DePaola on February 7, 2016 at 11:35 AM Comments comments ()

The 2016 Brooklyn Council Klondike Derby took place yesterday in Coney Island.  We were lucky this year to have cooperative weather – we’ll take 40° and sunny anytime! We had a great event that I’m sure was enjoyed by all the Scouts!  We had 126 Scouts participate – 9 Packs with 96 Cub Scouts, 4 Troops with 30 Boy Scouts.

If anyone has pictures from the event, please post them in our Photo Gallery!

CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF THE WINNERS

2015 Brooklyn Council Pinewood Derby

Posted by Melodie DePaola on March 7, 2015 at 7:05 PM Comments comments ()

The 2015 Brooklyn Council Pinewood Derby took place in Kings Plaza Mall on Saturday, March 7th. 106 cars competed against each other. A great time was had by all!!


Click Here for a List of the Winners

2014 Brooklyn Volunteer Recgnition Dinner

Posted by Melodie DePaola on May 29, 2014 at 10:50 AM Comments comments ()

Please join us for the 2014 Brooklyn Volunteer Recognition & Silver Beaver Dinner on Thursday, June 12th, 6:00pm at the Hudson River Yacht Club in Bergen Beach, Brooklyn.  The cost to attend is $45.00 per person.  Follow this link to register & pay for the dinner: www.bsa-gnyc.org/2014brooklynrecognition

 

Click Here For The Flyer

2014 Brooklyn Council Pinewood Derby

Posted by Melodie DePaola on March 10, 2014 at 12:55 AM Comments comments ()

The 2014 Brooklyn Council Pinewood Derby took place in Kings Plaza Mall on Saturday, March 1st.  127 cars competed against each other.  A great time was had by all!!

Click Here For the Mill Marine Courier Article

Cub Scout Leader Specific Training

Posted by Melodie DePaola on September 14, 2013 at 9:05 PM Comments comments ()

Please note:

There has been a change in location for Cub Sout Leader Specific Training scheduled for Saturday, October 5th to:

THE SANDBOX (Blue & Red Signage)

1704 Flatbush Avenue (bet. E. 34th Street & Avenue I)

CLICK HERE FOR FLYER

 


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