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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 Gaurav Mehta gaurav.s.mehta@gmail.com
Membership Chair David Bisceglia bisceglia.david@gmail.com
Program Chair Kim Salvo scoutsalvo@gmail.com
Roundtable Commissioner Neil Worden neil.f.worden@gmail.com
Advancement Chair Barbara Bakry as the Advancement Chair. barbarabakry@gmail.com
Training Chair Anthony Lopez alopez@mxcomputers.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


Friends of Scouting

What is Friends of Scouting? Friends of Scouting is an investment into America's future. Friends of Scouting is an annual giving campaign to support scouting in your area. It is your opportunity to shape the lives of the scouts in your community through your generosity.   Where does the Money Go? The money supports scouts [...]

Summer Camp 2021

Have you heard the exiting news? After policy announcements in the same week by the governors of both New York and New Jersey- we can confirm that our overnight summer camps at Ten Mile River and Cub World at Alpine Scout Camp will be operating this summer! Our camping team is working hard to provide [...]

David S. Cook Commemorative Tribute

On March 31st, 2020, the world lost a dedicated Scouter, David S. Cook. A man of great kindness and integrity, David was a mentor to many, both young and old, and a friend to all. Growing up abroad, David was a Cub Scout in Lebanon and a Boy Scout in Venezuela. When Pack 414 was [...]

Scouting for Food

Service Above Self is the attitude and ideal that Scouts strive for. This attitude is especially necessary right now, through this pandemic. This is why GNYC is calling our Scouts to action for Scouting For Food November. Through the month of November we would like to encourage Scouting units to collect non-perishable goods outside of [...]

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