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SCOUTING EVENTS AT THE COLISEUM

The Islanders will be hosting two exciting experiences for Scouts this hockey season

Tuesday, 08.24.2010 / 11:00 AM ET / News
By Dyan LeBourdais
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SCOUTING EVENTS AT THE COLISEUM
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The Islanders will be hosting two exciting experiences for Scouts this hockey season. Before the Islanders preseason game versus the Devils on October 2, the first-ever Scout Popcorn Rally will be held at the Coliseum. At the event, a Scout leader will explain the best methods for selling popcorn and how to be the top seller in your unit. The Scouts will also participate in a meet and greet with an Islanders player.
 
Can’t make it October 2? That’s okay.

Following the Flyers game, November 6 will mark the first-ever Scout Sleepover at the Nassau Coliseum – which will also help commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Scouting. Each Scout will receive a ticket to see the Islanders faceoff against their rival Philadelphia Flyers. After the game, the Scouts will view a movie on the scoreboard and enjoy a sleepover on the Nassau Coliseum ice.

With these different events, we are sure to make your next Scout event a memorable one.
 
“Our experience has always been very positive,” said Lorraine Woll, a season ticket holder from Lynbrook, who has previously helped out with her son’s Cub Scout Pack. “The kids have a fun time and it’s a really fun night. Being in the arena with all the excitement going on adds to the experience.”
Our experience has always been very positive. The kids have a fun time and it’s a really fun night. Being in the arena with all the excitement going on adds to the experience. - Lorraine Woll

Last season, first-time Den Leader Dan Paesano, a resident of Sound Beach, took his Tiger Cubs Pack to an Islanders game. “It’s very exciting. The kids get a big kick out of it. The lights, the action and the game itself are all very exciting. I think the whole experience was very fantastic, including the fact that we had arranged to have a tour of the facility afterwards. The kids absolutely loved it. During the tour, I’d say going up high into the broadcast booth where the media watch the game, I thought that was very cool and the kids thought it was really neat.”

Alan Woodruff, a Scout Troup Leader from Floral Park, has made his Scout trip to an Islanders game an annual event. In the past, Woodruff has led packs ranging from Tiger Scouts to Webelos and has taken them to games where the Scouts have participated in a postgame skate and have shot pucks on the net trying for a goal.

“Everybody really enjoyed it,” Woodruff said. “We got a lot of great pictures. I thought it was cool to be on the ice looking up instead of looking down. I think it was very positive. Everybody stayed for it too which was kind of nice.”

While the Scouts have enjoyed their outings, Woodruff has worked hard to make each trip a learning experience.

“The Islanders games are fun for my Scouts. We always do different kinds of things to try and keep all the Scouts engaged in the game,” Woodruff said. “One time we had the troops look out for penalty calls. It was funny because we actually had a worksheet with all the different signals from the referees so the kids could learn what each hand signal meant when they made the calls.”

In the past, the Scout leaders have had positive experiences at Islanders games with their Scout packs and this coming hockey season isn’t any different. All are looking forward to having their kids participate in the Scout Sleepover.

“We were told about the Scout sleepover and we’re definitely doing that,” said Woodruff. “The boys like the idea of camping life and they like the opportunity to go camping and go places and stay over night and have that much more time with each other, so I think it’s that much more positive. We’ve done sleepovers on the Intrepid in Manhattan, the JFK aircraft carrier, the aquarium, so we’ve done a couple of them before and they’re usually very well received.”

As a Den Leader, taking the kids to a game was exciting to me because I felt like I was sharing something that was important to me. I wanted the kids to be able to get the same excitement that I get out of it. - Dan Paesano
With new opportunities this season, the Scout leaders are more excited than ever to get their Troops involved, but they also just love being able to connect with the children by sharing in a mutual love of hockey.

“As a Den Leader, taking the kids to a game was exciting to me because I felt like I was sharing something that was important to me. I wanted the kids to be able to get the same excitement that I get out of it,” Paesano said. “I’ve taken my son to games since he was like three, so to then share it with the entire group of kids was a lot of fun and I was happy to do it… I plan to do it again this year as well.”

For more information about the Scout Popcorn Rally or Scout Sleepover or to register your Scouts, please call the Islanders Group Sales department at 1.800.882.ISLES Ext. 3 or email groupsales@newyorkislanders.com.

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