Superheroes of Tomorrow Take Over First Arena in Elmira!

Annual Five Rivers Council Overnight with the Jackals is This Friday, March 7th


Elmira, NY (March 4, 2014) – This Friday is a night of family fun with the Boy Scouts of America, the Elmira Jackals, and U.S. women’s Olympic hockey teammate and silver medalist, Kasey Bellamy.  

Scouts and their families will start their night with the hockey match between Elmira Jackals and the Evansville Icemen.  After the game, Scouts can chose to participate in a number of special access events, including: rock-n-skate, a meet & greet/autographs with Kasey Bellamy, a movie on the jumbo screen, and an exciting opportunity to sleep over inside First Arena.

Scout/units who wish to attend are encouraged to pre-registration at the Arnot Mall Scout Shop, where information and tickets are available.  The Scout Shop at the Arnot Mall may be reached by calling (607) 796 - 0699.

Special commemorative patches and food vouchers are also available to make the night easy and budget friendly.  The deadline to purchase tickets is Thursday, March 6, 2014.  More information is available on the Five Rivers Council, BSA website:

To learn more about the Boy Scouts of America and the Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Venture programs, visit

Since its inception in 1910 The Boy Scouts of America has been the Nation’s premier youth development organization with more than 100 million youth and adult members. The local Five Rivers Council, a United Way agency, serves youth of all types across 10 Counties in the Southern Tier of New York State and Northern Tier of Pennsylvania.  Council adventure camps Gorton and Brulé operate in New York’s Finger Lakes region and Northern Pennsylvania respectively, hosting year-round adventure and leadership development programming.

For more information, please contact:

William T. McCahill

Scout Executive for Five Rivers Council, BSA

(607) 732-9047


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