Scouts

Homecoming Organic Farm welcomes Scouts who are looking to volunteer their time in their community as well as providing mentoring to young men who are looking to create an Eagle Scout project or young women who are working on their Gold and Silver Medal Award Girl Scout projects.

Please call 631-842-6000 x307.

EAGLE SCOUTS

Christopher DiSclafani Troop 284, Copiague, NY Built a Duty Roster Shed for us to post farm news and store hand tools at entrance to farm. (2010)"
Craig Davidson, with the generous assistance of Mick Makinajian of Makinajian Poultry Farm & Country Store in Huntington, created an organic berry bed of raspberries and blueberries.  The best mulch on Earth, Sweet Peet, was generously provided to keep the soil enriched while we wait for the berries to grow!
Matt Carrigan Troop 46, Farmingdale, NY Built a large, beautiful Gazebo for staff, members and visitors. (2013)
Michael Sardiello Troop 284, Copiague, NY Re-covered our Greenhouse (2014)
Joseph LoManto Troop 46, Farmingdale, NY Built an Extension on an existing shed for storage of all hanging tools, including rakes, shovels, etc. (2014)
Christopher Schultz Troop 46, Farmingdale, NY Built five benches designed to fit our gazebo and planted a garden adding to its beauty for visitors to the farm. (2014)
Joseph Pawlowski Troop 261, Farmingdale, NY Designed and installed one of Long Island's Labyrinths used by members and visitors for mediation. (2015)
Alex Pavlock Troop 261, Farmingdale, NY Built Permanent Fencing for vining plants such as tomatoes, peas and cucumbers.(2015)
Frank Cristalo Troop 46, Farmingdale, NY Repaired and Restored S. Sophia's shed which was built in the 1920's for educational and historical center.(2015)
Michael Schultz Troop 46, Farmingdale, NY Built six assorted height planting boxes in our handicapped accessible planting area at the farm.(2015)
Andrew Dittman Troop 689, St. James Church, Seaford, NY Built five wheelchair accessible planting boxes(2015)
Kyle Maebert Troop 261, Farmingdale, NY Built a Pergola with seating with a garden at entrance to labyrinth for visitors to meditate and rest. (2016)
Bryan Warshauer Troop 261, Farmingdale, NY Built four tables for our Greenhouse and repaired four benches at the farm.(2016)
Kevin Batcher Troop 284, Copiague, NY Built five cold frames for us to "harden off" our transplants as they transition from greenhouse to the fields.(2016)
Timothy Kirby Troop 690, St. William The Abbott Church , Seaford, NY Built two worm boxes, created meditation garden with benches for our Insect Sanctuary.(2016)
Joseph LaManna Troop 690, St. William The Abbott Church , Seaford, NY Built an Insect Motel that is the Center of our Insect Sanctuary(2016)
Patrick Gorman Transitional Scout Troop from CT Built two large tables with benches for visiting groups to sit at during presentations. (2017)
Gideon Sherry Troop 261, Farmingdale, NY Built ten Planting Boxes for produce sensitive to weed pressure.(2017)
Christopher Guadino Troop 284, Copiague, NY Built a storage shed for our harvesting materials and supplies. (2017)
William LaMassa Troop 660, Massapequa Organized and planted our Garlic Peace Bed with signage.(2017)
Justin Elkin Troop 689, St. James Church, Seaford, NY Built a large washing station with a donated cememt floor and donated professional sink. (2017)
Jonathan LaRocca Troop 90, Massapequa, NY Created, built and painted a storage area for crates with shelving.(2017)
James Nolan Troop 90, Massapequa, NY Repaird and restored farm's split rail fence that frames the front of the farm. (2017)
Kenny Rose Troop 261, Farmingdale, NY Built Planting Boxes for plantings sensitive to weed pressure and a privacy fence around our port-a-san.(2018)
Robert Tretola Troop 284 Copiague, NY Cleared out and organized our greenhouse restoring the wooden frame and putting down a gravel floor. (2018)
Joseph Cipriani Troop 284, Copiague, NY Built a large Honey House for storing bee-keeping equipment and supplies. (2018)
Benjamin Rochler Troop 309, Dix Hills, NY Built ten Planting Boxes for produce sensitive to weed pressure.(2018)
Matthew Valverde Troop 469, Westbury, NY Built two Large Storage Structures for irrigation pipes and irrigation hoses. (2018)
Thomas Bradbury Troop 5, Massapequa, NY Built and planted a Three Sisters Educational Garden Bed with tripod and display stand and shelving for a shed. (2018)
Tony LaLuna Troop 689, St. James Church, Seaford, NY Built Planting Boxes for plantings sensitive to weed pressure and built bat boxes for these important pollinators.(2018)
Ciaran Mercer Troop 689, St. James Church, Seaford, NY Built a pergola for tables and chairs for resting workers and additional planting boxes. (2018)
Dylan Maebert Troop 261, Farmingdale, NY Build Planting Boxes and Planted Strawberry Plants(2019)
Aurelius Llanto Troop 261, Farmingdale, NY Built Planting Boxes for Perennial Plantings and Put up Storage Tent(2019)
James Hartmann Troop 261, Farmingdale, NY Built Planting Boxes for Flowers (2019)
Marc McHugh Troop 284, Copiague, NY Weeded and prepped and laid down protective plastic at watering system(2019)
James Prestiano Troop 309, Dix Hills, NY Build Puppet Theater, Benches and Announcement Board(2019)
Jacob Martin Troop 399, West Babylon Built an extension for our Apiary growing our hives from 6 to 11(2019)
Nino Della Porta Troop 5, Massapequa, NY Built Planting Boxes(2019)
Alex Sitterer Troop 5, Massapequa, NY Built Planting Boxes for Flowers and Repaired and Restored all benches and tables at farm(2019)
James Garolfalo Troop 660, Massapequa Built Planting Boxes for Perennial Plantings(2019)

GIRL SCOUT GOLD MEDAL AWARDS

Kristen Howard: built the raised planting beds for strawberries (2010)

Morgan Maxwell: Developed a Documentary including  the Farm (2011)

Kelsey Koetzner: Built Work Station Tables (2011)

Joanna Urli: Created a Leadership Program for Autistic Teens bringing them to the farm for their service project.  (2013)