Category: Important Announcements

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops

National just released a new version of Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops. This updated syllabus is in the format of a Facilitator Guide and should help enable boys and leaders to deliver a better course. You can find the

Family Scouting – January 2018 Start for Girls in Cub Scouts!

As you hopefully already know, the BSA’s Board of Directors recently approved a plan to invite girls and young women into all Scouting programs.  Requirements for females in the Scouting programs will be identical to the requirements for males. Starting

#GivingTuesday #WeAreTheBSA

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 is #GivingTuesday. Help your friends and family celebrate the season of giving by posting, tweeting, and sharing what you are thankful for and the charities that have made a difference in your life and the life

DOES YOUR UNIT HAVE A “NEW MEMBER COORDINATOR” YET?!

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All units do recruiting for new Scouts.  In fact, some units may have a committee member or parent who was unofficially designated as their “recruiter”. Well, now BSA has created a formal position on your committee for this job: “NEW

Hurricane María Relief

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Last September, Hurricane María – a category 5 hurricane – slammed through Puerto Rico causing destruction throughout the island and significant damage to the Concilio de Puerto Rico – the local Boy Scout Council on the island. A patch set

Scout Shop Sales Associate Wanted

-Part time, 15-25 hours per week. -Immediate opening available. -Day, evening and Saturday hours available. -Retail/ Scouting experience, as well as knowledge of Word, Excel, and Power Point is helpful, but not required. -Responsible for sales of merchandise, reconciliation and

Family Program Questions and Answers

For the full Q&A, click here.

2018 Silver Beavers

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  Robert Corcoran – Sussex District Mark Johns – Watchung Mountain District Daniel Kaufman – Sussex District David McIntyre – Watchung Mountain District Eduard Mostert – Fishawack District Karen Rozek – Sussex District Adam Sonzogni – Fishawack District Rick Weber

Holiday Greeting Cards Council-Wide Project

Patriots’ Path Council has partnered with Brighton Cromwell of Randolph, NJ, to deliver 1,300 holiday greetings to our servicemen and women around the world. We hope that your den, patrol and crew members would write / draw a letter, or

Message from the Northeast Region BSA regarding Scouting in Puerto Rico

As you probably are aware, Northeast Region Area 5 includes all of New Jersey, parts of Pennsylvania, Transatlantic Council, and Puerto Rico.   After a long period of silence due to lack of power, cellular and landline service, we have just