Rory Tufaro – Troop Guide

Rory Tufaro

Rory Tufaro

Wood Badge Course / Critter: S7-602-13  – Owl

Scout Unit: Pack 715 and Troop 799

District: Cardinal

Years in Scouting: 6 years

Highest Rank:

Current Registered Position:

  • Cubmaster Pack 715
  • ASM Troop 799
  • District Committee: Program

Other Positions in Scouting and for how long? Den Leader Tiger – Webelos II (five Years)

Occupation?  School Librarian

Who’s in Your Family? 

  • Husband Marc
  • My three children
    • Gabriel
    • Angelica
    • Caleb

What is your favorite Scouting event? My favorite event is day camp.  For three years I have been Day Camp Director.  It is one of the most difficult events to put on serving over 350 scouts, but the most rewarding.

What do you most enjoy doing?   Lindy Hop Dancing: I have been dancing partner dancing for twenty plus years.  This year a few people from our dance group danced on The Alteria (Landmark) stage to 3,000 in attendance for the Premiere of Downton Abbey.  It was an amazing experience.

What is your best Scouting memory? When my peers recognized my dedication and hard work with the District Award of Merit

If you had unlimited time and resources, what would you choose to do? Travel the World.

What are the most important things in your life? My children and my family are the most important things in my life especially my mother and my three big brothers whom all live out of state.

What do most people not know about you?  I love to dance. Especially the 1920s Charleston and the 1940s Lindy Hop

What are your favorite movies?  The Shining

What is your favorite food or meal?  A Pizza Pie from NY

What is your favorite book as an adult?   Lovely Bones and Tuesday’s with Mori  As a youth?  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

What is something about you that would surprise other people?  I was ran over by a car at age three and was in a coma for three days.   I had an excellent surgeon who reconstructed my face. AMEN for that doctor.

What is your favorite childhood memory? Playing backgammon in front of the fire with my mother and three older brothers.

What is your favorite music and bands? I love hip hop and big band.  Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

What are your hobbies? Scouting, dancing and photography