What is Friends of Scouting?

What are the details of the 2019 FOS Campaign?

Register today to attend an up-coming kickoff.  Register Today:  http://ppcbsa.link/2019kickoffs 

Please send your Unit FOS Chair and Unit Committee Chair as well as other volunteers to a FOS Kickoff.

District Committee Members, Unit Committee Members and FOS Presenters are also requested to attend.

You are welcome at any FOS Kickoff (see the list and registration link above.)

Bring with you a date between October 15, 2018 and March 31, 2019 to hold your unit’s FOS presentation.   Choose the date and location that works best for you with the most parent participation.

Review your unit’s calendar and come ready to schedule your presentation.

Packs – your holiday party or Blue & Gold are good choices.

Troops – Courts of Honor and camp nights are good choices.

Sign up your unit for an FOS presentation that night and your unit will receive a choice of:

  • A free Saturday or weekday program for your Scouts at Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation or Winnebago Scout Reservation, including COPE/Climbing and Shooting (no shotgun) not to exceed a total value of $150.
  • Or a $50.00 Scout bucks certificate, which can be used at either of the Scout Shops or to pay for any Patriots’ Path Council program.


Denville:                             Fort Nonsense Brewery, 7 PM-8:30 PM, 3118 NJ-10, Denville, NJ


Piscataway:                        Metlar Bodine House & Museum, 1281 River Rd, Piscataway, NJ

9/26/18                                  Tour of museum begins at 6PM with program running from 7 PM to 8:30 PM.

People using GPS should try 25 Hillcrest Drive (no parking available on River Road)

Morris Plains                    Harley Davidson Store, 6:30 PM -8:00 PM, 1775 Route 10 East, Morris Plains, NJ


Kenilworth:                        Nitschke House, 49 South 21st Street, Kenilworth, NJ

9/27/18                                   Tour of the museum to begin at 6:30 PM with program running from 7 PM to 8:30PM

Light refreshments are provided by the Historical Society.

Berkeley Heights:             Maskers Barn, Watchung Reservation, 9 Cataract Hollow Road, Berkeley Heights, NJ

10/4/18                                    Program running from 6:30 PM to 8 PM

Hardyston:                          Walkill Valley HS, 40 Grumm Rd., Hardyston, NJ

10/4/18                                    Program running from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

This will be held before roundtable with a pizza dinner.