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Port Authority to invest $4M in Staten Island’s Pouch Camp

by @ Friday, April 27th, 2012. Tags:
Filed under Camp Pouch, Scouting in the News

Some good news on the fight to save Camp Pouch in the Staten Island Advance The Port Authority is expected to invest approximately $4 million into the preservation of Pouch Camp, a beloved Scouting campground once threatened by residential development, the Advance has learned. A source close to the project said the money comes from […]

Brush Fire Burns at Ten Mile River Scout Camps

by @ Thursday, April 19th, 2012. Tags:
Filed under Scouting in the News, Ten Mile River - Modern

Brush fire burns at Ten Mile River Scout Campsas told in the River Reporter. Looks like there was a fire at TMR earlier this week.  In a section of camp which is currently not used. Eventually, the company located the fire about a mile and a half inland in the woods by Camp Kunata, a […]

Staten Island’s Boy/Cub Scouts scout for food

by @ Saturday, November 5th, 2011. Filed under Scouting in the News

An article in the Staten Island Advance, local scouts partipcate in the Scouting for Food Program. Staten Island’s Boy/Cub Scouts scout for food | SILive.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — With local food pantries nearly bare, the Staten Island Boy Scouts of America are stepping up efforts to restock the shelves to help their less fortunate […]

At Scouts’ Pouch Camp, summer will be in session despite black cloud

by @ Monday, June 27th, 2011. Tags:
Filed under Camp Pouch, GNYC Council Camps, Scouting in the News

At Scouts’ Pouch Camp, summer will be in session despite black cloud. That’s the headline from a recent article in the Staten Island Advance on the ongoing story on Camp Pouch. The cash-strapped Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts of America continues to seek a solution for the camp, after announcing in 2009 […]

GNYC Casting Call

by @ Monday, June 14th, 2010. Filed under Not TMR, Scouting in the News

GNYC has announced a casting call for the Times Square Jamboree Show on July 31, 2010. Registration & Detail:  www.TimesSquareJamboree.com Casting Call:  www.bsa-gnyc.org/CastingCall and Facebook Identify & reach out to highly talented youth Scouts – have them audition for roles in the stage show. Additional information is available by writing to: The Times Square Jamboree […]

Camp Pouch Update

by @ Tuesday, January 12th, 2010. Filed under Camp Pouch, Scouting in the News

Planning continue on ways to save Camp Pouch.  A recent article in the Staten Island Advance outlines  some of the discussions which are underweigh. Discussions to save Pouch Camp in the Greenbelt are under way and involve surprising potential saviors: A luxury home builder and the Richmond County Country Club; and possibly the New York Container […]

Camp Pouch on the block?

by @ Friday, December 18th, 2009. Filed under Scouting in the News

I’m a bit late to this story, but I wanted to post it for those who may not have heard about it. Citing financial turmoil, the Boy Scouts of America is exploring the full or partial sale of Pouch Camp. The GNYC press release goes on to state… with ongoing efforts to secure a conservation […]

Goshen Out, TMR Back on the List?

by @ Tuesday, August 4th, 2009. Filed under Scouting in the News

In the Department of Idle Speculation, the Roanoke Times is reporting that Goshen will not be the Boy Scouts new Jamboree site. The Boy Scout Jamboree won’t be coming to Goshen Pass in Rockbridge County. Jack Furst, a member of the Boy Scouts of America board who is heading the search for a new site […]

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