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Scout Day in Inwood Hill Park: Saturday, Sept 21

Join the Scouts of Troop 728 for Scout Day in Inwood Hill Park! Try your hand at some of the basic Scouts BSA skills: knots, first aid, navigation and more. Boys and girls ages 7-17 are eligible to become Scouts. For more information, email info@troop728.org.

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019
Location: Inwood Hill Park Peninsula (near Nature Center)
Time: 10am to 2pm, Rain or Shine

New Scoutmaster

Troop 728 welcomes incoming Scoutmaster David Russell! David, a professional photographer and Inwood resident, is a long-time and super enthusiastic Scouter, with a son in the troop. Thank you, David, for taking on this responsibility. We don’t know anyone better suited to the task and we expect great things, like this cool new logo by your friend (and new friend of the troop) Designer Alan Greco)!

Logo by Alan Greco Design.

Troop 728

To join Scouts BSA Troop 728, a boy or girl must have finished the 5th grade, earned the Arrow of Light Award or be between the ages of 11 and 18.

Weekly Meetings: Troop 728 meets Wednesdays from 7:00pm until 9:00pm from September through June at the Good Shepherd School Gymnasium, 620 Isham St. NYC 10034 (enter at 108 Cooper St, between 207th & Isham). Contact (646) 543-6728. We ask that all Scouts be on time, and wear full uniform and bring the Scout Handbook.

Troop History

The Boy Scout movement came to Good Shepherd in 1947 when Troop 728 opened its doors. The Troop flourished with a membership of over 150 boys under three dedicated Scoutmasters: George Karsh (1947-1954), Frank Bond (1955-1970) and John Sweeney (1970-1973). more…

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