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Manhattan Council

Big Apple District Team

Jason Toledano
Field Service - Big Apple - District Director

About Manhattan Council

District Chair John Paterakis pateraki@pipeline.com
District Commissioner Luis Feliciano laf.feliciano@gmail.com
Finance Chair Greg Peterson gregory.j.peterson@pwc.com
Membership Chair Pat Bain patricia.bain@gmail.com
Program Chair Kim Salvo scoutsalvo@gmail.com
Roundtable Commissioner Teddi McQueen-El mcqueenel357@gmail.com
Advancement Chair Dave Ames eagledave107@gmail.com
Eagle Committee Chair Dave Ames eagledave107@gmail.com
Training Chair John Paterakis (interim) pateraki@pipeline.com
Activities Chair Kim Salvo (interim) scoutsalvo@gmail.com
Camping Chair Bob Bradley rbradleynyc@gmail.com
OA Chapter Advisor Bob Bradley rbradleynyc@gmail.com
OA Associate Chapter Advisor Teddi McQueen-El mcqueenel357@gmail.com
Popcorn Colonel Samuel Howard samueljhoward@gmail.com
Family FOS Coordinator Chad Shank mchadwickshank@gmail.com
Religious Emblems Coordinator John Paterakis pateraki@pipeline.com

Here is a list of resources that might be helpful to you! If you have suggestions on new resources for this page, or edits to the resources attached, please notify Jason at Jason.Toledano@scouting.org

In the 2019 calendar year, the Big Apple District grew to 1,175 scouts, representing 5.0% growth from the end of the 2018 calendar year.
A large portion of our success is attributed to our New Units:
Troop 414G – February 2019
Pack and Troop 55G – July 2019
Troop 55B – September 2019
Pack 74 – November 2019
Pack 290 – December 2019

 

An Important Update on GNYC Camps, Shops, and Scout Meetings

Scout Leaders, Parents and Friends of Scouting: As a leadership organization, we want to do our best to assist with any potential spread of Coronavirus and keep our Scouting family and community healthy. We are following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), New York State Department of Health, New Jersey Department of Health [...]

Continued Monitoring of Covid-19 by GNYC

Dear Greater New York Councils Scouting and Exploring Family, For the safety of all, based on the guidance from a number of experts and proper authorities, effective immediately the Greater New York Councils Scout Service Center at 475 Riverside Drive in Manhattan is closed. This suspension will remain in effect, evaluated daily. Many of our staff [...]

Greater New York Councils – COVID 19 Update

Dear Scouting Family, As always, your safety and the safety of all our members, volunteers, and employees is our top priority. We know there are questions and concerns about how COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, could affect local Scouting programs in the Greater New York Councils. Please know that we are monitoring developments regarding COVID-19 [...]

Camping Update: Weekend Events Planning and Summer Camp Individual Deposits

Dear Friends, As you are likely aware, the tri-state area, and largely the entire country, is preparing for an outbreak of the Coronavirus COVID-19. The Greater New York Councils staff are monitoring the situation closely. We are operating as usual but are also working on contingency plans for programming and other events to be prepared [...]

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