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Camp Bullowa Celebrating 70 Years 1947-2017

The Rockland District serves more than 2,100 youth in over 50 units
in Rockland and Orange County in New York.

What's coming up in the Rockland District for 2016-2017 scouting year

Rockland District News

What's happening in the Rockland District?  Post your troop, pack, crew or ship news here.  

Send your troop news, upcoming events, fundraisers, exciting trips, flyers or anything you would like to share with the Rockland District Troops.

Send your news to the Webmaster

Upcoming Events:


Registration Now Open Click Here

Cub Scout registration includes racing, meal voucher and patch

What: A pushmobile derby for Cub Scouts.  A push mobile is a Cub Scout/adult-built, Cub-powered go-cart.  Building the car is a great teamwork exercise for adults and youth.  Racing it in friendly competition against other packs in the Rockland District is just fun!

 
When: Sunday, May 7, 2017.  (Rain Date May 21).  First race kicks off at 12 noon.  (Registration and per-rank check in times to follow).
 
Where: The Rockland International Speedway (a.k.a. Pfizer parking lot, Pearl River, NY)
 
Who: Cub Scouts of all ranks
 
Cost: To be announced shortly 
 
Need Details: Please contact Dave Damo (845-727-7649, or damo2000@optonline.net), or Christian Miller (christian.miller@scouting.org).

Click here for Push Mobile Specifications


Rockland District

Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner

Now is the time to start considering who from your Unit should be nominated. Please honor our Scouting Leaders who have unselfishly given their time and effort to our sons/daughters by attending the Rockland District Dinner. 

 

No nominations will be accepted after March 17

 

The Awards List can be found here   Click here to submit a nomination 

All nominations will be acknowledged to the submitter to confirm receipt.

 

Registration Information:

 

Seating will be set for 10 people per table. We encourage every unit to reserve one or more tables, which will enable you to receive a discount from the single registration price.  All units should consider covering the cost for anyone they nominated who receives an award.

 

Table of 10 – $350.00     When registering for a table of 10, please be sure to email the list of names to George Ferguson (gnf1@mail.com)

The table option will be available until April 23.

 

Early-bird Registration from Feb 6-Apr 8 $37.00

Normal registration Apr 9-23 is $45.00

Late registration after Apr 24-26 is $50.00

 

(No Registrations accepted after Apr 26 or at the door)

 

To register to attend the dinner: click here

 

Any questions, please contact Dinner Chair George Ferguson (e-mail: gnf1@mail.com cell: 201-259-3759)


Rockland District News


Sports and Scouting

Josh Hart is plays basketball for Villa Nova which is currently ranked number 2 in the Big East Conference.  Josh is one of the top 5 players in that conference.  I personally know how much sports competes with scouts, especially right around that Weblo to scout transition and again when starting high school.  I am the parent of an Eagle/Scholar Athlete who is currently playing competitive lacrosse in college.  Click on link below to hear his story.

www.espn.com/video/clip?id=18763601


Congratulations to all our New Rockland District Eagle Scouts

January 2017  

            Matthew Lobaton       2078    UNICO Bocce Ball Court at St. Joseph Regional High School

            Ryan Fallon     2078    Tappan Zee HS Welcoming Area - Wooden Sign with Flower Ring & 4 Picnic Tables

            Benjamin Ludwig       2079    Beautification Project at St John’s Church

            Andres Hernandez-Rodriguez            2097    Camp Venture - George Strayton Center Beautification Project - Walkway & Arbor

December 2016          

            Devon O’Loughlin      2034    St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry Garage

            John McKeon  2034    Old Stone Church Trash Enclosure

            Garrett Nicholson       2146    Heroes Walk at Village of Sloatsburg Community Fields

            James Pietrangelo        2079    American Legion Post 1682 Sign and Landscaping

October 2016 

            Thomas Fitzpatrick     2078    Swinging, Climbing and Sliding for Camp Venture

            Andrew Hekl  2146    Playground Project - 4 Picnic Tables & Planter for George F. Baker High School

            John Poulos     2021    American Legion Memorial and Beautification

            Jared Simon    2021    Dog Decks for Hudson Valley Humane Society

September 2016         

            William McIsaac         2019    North Rockland High School Band Room Cabinetry


2017 Summer Camp

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T21 Cleans up Harriman Trails

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Congratulations to the new Eagle Scouts!

M. Gavin Troop 2097  Felix Festa Middle School Outdoor Classroom

J. Nicastro Troop 2034 Methodist Church Landscaping and Clean up

G. O'Reilly Troop 2146 Barbecues for the Wee Wah

F. Sapienza Troop 2097 Karassik Memorial Garden and NCLL Seating Area

D. Hernandez Troop 2078  St. Boniface Entrance Pillars


There is a new Crew forming in Rockland!

BSA Venturing Crew

Ages 14-20 Male & Female

Join a new Scout Crew designed to provide all members with a unique opportunity to learn about firearm safety, equipment and actual shooting.

This Crews official formal start date will be December, we will still be soliciting for new or existing Scouts who are interested in firearms and shooting.

An official BSA application must be completed and submitted to be included with the Crew application to the BSA.

Come to the November 28th meeting, 6:30 61 Hunt Road Orangeburgh,  for meeting details contact:   info@pearlrivergunclub.com


Rockland Troops Remember 911

Troop 21 attends  9/11 ceremony at Donna Hallett Park in Suffern.  This is the 15th anniversary and the troops 15th time participating in the ceremony.


New Eagle Scout in Clarkstown  

This project beautified the outside of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9215 in Upper Nyack.

By Lanning Taliaferro (Patch Staff) - August 30, 2016 8:15 am ET 

NYACK, NY — Congratulations to Clarkstown's newest Eagle Scout Shane Walsh.

For his Eagle Scout project, Shane enhanced, honored and beautified the outside of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9215 in Upper Nyack.

The project created a welcoming environment and place for veterans and their families. Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann and County Executive Ed Day attended the ceremony.


Ramapo scouts to create 'box city,' run food drive

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Congratulations to July's Eagle Scouts:

G. Lartigue  - 2079 - Refurbishing American Legion VA Post's Kitchen

M. Tyrie  - 2079  - Time Capsule Preservation

B. Wunsch  -  2055  -  Piermont Pier Fish Sign


 

Boy Scouts from Troop 2 in Nyack lead campers of the Benim Social Academy at Marydell on a tour of The Garden of Faith. John Meore/The Journal News

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