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Court of Honor/Holiday Party is December 18th!

Join the Scouts of Troop 728 for their next Court of Honor and a Holiday Party, Wednesday, January 18, 2019, from 7-9 pm at Good Shepherd School, 108 Cooper Street, NYC 10034. Scouts, bring your families, something delicious to eat and drink, and wear your full uniforms for this important evening. We are proud of what you have accomplished!

Super Cold Saturday Hike!

Join the intrepid Scouts of Troop 728 this Saturday for a Super Cold Saturday Hike in Cold Spring, NY. Meet at 108 Cooper Street at 7am, return by 5pm. Dress for the weather, bring water, trail snacks and $20 in case we stop for food. Permission slips and medical forms can be downloaded from the Resources Page of the website. Trip Leaders are ASM Daniel Gurdak and ASM Gabe Florimon.

Merit Badge Rally

Scouts and Leaders from Troop 728 participated in GNYC’s 11/09/2019 Merit Badge Rally. Photo credit: Kirsten Neuman

Winter Camping @ Alpine

Troop 728’s newest Scouts took to the woods last weekend at Alpine Scout Camp. They hiked, set up tents, cooked, learned how to use knives, axes and saws, navigated using compasses and maps, then hiked again! Great job Scouts!

Service Day: Paint a Fence!

Troop 728 will help its Chartered Organization, Church of the Good Shepherd, paint the garden fence behind the Rectory on Saturday, June 12, starting at 9:30 am (weather permitting). Please bring a bag lunch, water and extra gloves if you have them. Earn service hours for advancement! Troop contact for this service day is Assistant Scoutmaster Alex Ceballos. Uniforms not required. Please join us!

Canoeing Campout

September 27-29, 2019, Troop 728 heads to Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation in Stanhope, NJ, to work on their canoeing skills and prepare for their end of year paddle trip, being planned now by the Patrol Leaders Council. SM David Russell and ASM Gabe Florimon will lead this trip. For more details, click here!

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

First Meeting: 09/11/2019

Troop 728’s first meeting of the 2019-2020 scout season is Wednesday, September 11, from 7:30-9:00 PM at Good Shepherd School gym, located at 108 Cooper Street in Inwood, NYC. Join us to hear from the Patrol Leader’s Council and new scoutmaster David Russell. Parents are encouraged to attend. We have an exciting year of adventure, learning and leadership development planned!

Thank You Terry & Efrain!

Terence Dolan & Efrain Alvarado
Pictured: Outgoing Scoutmaster Terence Dolan (left) and outgoing COR Efrain Alvarado (right).

Troop 728 expresses heartfelt thanks to outgoing Troop 728 Scoutmaster Terence Dolan, for many years of faithful service. Thank you Terence for guiding Troop 728 through sometimes stormy waters, for serving as Scoutmaster, and for agreeing to continue your lifelong commitment to Troop 728 as our next Chartered Organization Representative!

Troop 728 also thanks the Honorable Efrain Alvarado, for his wise and prudent leadership as Troop 728’s Chartered Organization Representative! Rest easy Scouts; Efrain may be passing the COR baton, but, like Terry, he isn’t going anywhere!

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