Bishop DiMarzio Visits Local Scouts in Upstate New York Camp

On August 3, roughly 230 scouts from the New York City area — including the Diocese of Brooklyn — received a special treat when Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio visited them during their week-long stay at Ten Mile River Scout Camps in upstate New York. It was the first time the troops and the bishop could gather together since the pandemic canceled last year’s activities.

Local Scouts Stay Busy Despite Virus Lockdown

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Boy Scouts sponsored by parishes in the Diocese of Brooklyn to complete rank and merit badge courses “virtually” with video-conferencing programs like Zoom.