Category: Announcements

University of Scouting

Looking to get trained for your Scouting position?  Are you interested in learning more about specific topics and are wondering, “How do I find out about that?”  Come spend the day at the 2018 PPC University of Scouting on Saturday

SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN SKI AREA – “Your #1 Scout Headquarters for Group Snow Sports Fun”

Winter’s coming … what’s your activity plan? We have group overnight packages, two (2) special Scout events, and one-day ski/snowboard & snow-tubing trips with savings up to 45% off retail ticket rates. EZ to organize, EZ to book and EZ

VEX (Venturing, Exploring, Xperience) Committee to Host Its Annual Membership Challenge

This challenge was taken up to help our older youth units in Venturing, Exploring, and Sea Scouting with hosting open houses through promotional materials and a small token for someone joining a unit.  See attached flyer.

Specialized Training for Incoming Youth Leaders for 2019 Start-Up Troops

October 26th – 28th at Winnebago Scout Reservation, this course will prepare girls entering Scouts BSA troops in February.  You’ll be able to know what to do and have more FUN in your new troop right from the start!

Ordering Materials for Cub Scout Recruitment

The form for ordering Cub Scout recruitment materials is at   It has pictures of the flyers that are currently available.  You can also order lawn signs, posters, on boarding envelopes, etc.  All materials are free, paid for by

Fall Cub Scout Recruitment Challenge

Recruit a friend into your pack and enter into a drawing to receive a free week at day camp or a set of camping equipment from the Scout Shop.


Just when you thought you could wrap up recruiting for the fall, there’s one more way you can gain more youth for your pack or troop. Think about attaching a “Join Cub Scout” card on each piece of candy you

Scout Day

Sunday, Oct. 28 at 4:30 PM Click here for flyer.

Safety Recall Notice

All customers who purchased a Lion, Wolf, Bear or Webelos neckerchief slide (pictured below) between February and August of this year should return the item to our Scout Shops in Cedar Knolls or Mountainside. We will exchange it for a BSA

Unit Publicity Award

With a council area that serves over 160 towns we need your help to spread the good news about Scouting. If your unit has been published in a traditional newspaper or an online publication – THANK YOU! We would like