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Training Day!

Troop 728 Assistant Scoutmasters Neil Worden, David Russell and Jeff Hoppa enjoy an early morning breakfast before spending a Saturday in training at Greater NY Council HQ.

Greenway Hike

02/23/19: Troop 728 Hikes the Greenway!

Ready for anything!
We were NOT alone!
Our fearless leader!

Stop the Bleed

02/27/19: Demonstration at Troop 728 Weekly Meeting by “Stop the Bleed” Organization

More information about Stop the Bleed is available here.

School’s Out/Scouts are In!

Troop 728 will meet next week, Wednesday, February 20, as scheduled from 7-9 pm at Good Shepherd Gym, entrance at 108 Cooper Street. Bring a friend!

Iron Scout Chef Campout Winter Hike

Troop 728: Weekly Meetings

The scouts of Troop 728 demonstrated inspiring teamwork at this Wednesday’s meeting. Come join us! Meetings are Wednesdays from 7-9 pm at Good Shepherd Church Gym, entrance at 108 Cooper Street.

Troop 728 Visits The Rachael Ray Show

Rachael Ray is pictured during the production of "The Rachael Ray Show" in New York on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. 
Photo: David M. Russell/Rachael Ray Show
©2019 King World Productions. All Rights Reserved.

Thanks to Assistant Scoutmaster David Russell for arranging Troop 728's January 2019 visit to the kitchens of The Rachael Ray Show! This was a highlight of our cooking-themed activities for the month, and an inspiring preparation for our "Iron Scout Chef Campout" at Camp Mattatuck!

Copyright 2019 David Russell, All Rights Reserved.

First Lady’s ‘Be Best’ Initiative Addresses Kids’ Online Safety

Original release date: May 07, 2018

First Lady Melania Trump has announced her initiative to help children be their best. As part of her initiative, the First Lady released a guide to help parents and other adults discuss online safety and responsibility with children. Children taught about internet safety, appropriate online conduct, and responsible social media behavior, become safe and responsible users.

NCCIC encourages users to review the First Lady’s Guide on Talking with Kids About Being Online for more information. Refer to the NCCIC Tips Keeping Children Safe Online and Dealing with Cyberbullies for additional best practices.

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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