Category: 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

2018 LEDR

August 12-18, 2018. An exciting and educational week-long program, helping young men and women ages 15-20 years old connect with and become leaders in their community. Nominations open: January 15, 2018 For the full brochure, click here.

Checklist for a Basic Cold Weather Outing

  You’re frantic. Panicked even. In exactly one hour, your troop is heading out the door on a cold weather outing — and you’re struggling to pack. What clothes do you need to bring? How about extra gear? No worries.

Alumni Trip to Westchester Broadway Theater

Join us for dinner and a show at the Westchester Broadway Theater on March 18, 2018. We will be seeing A Chorus Line while eating a delectable meal that is included in the price. For the full flyer, please click

Alumni Trip to Colonial Williamsburg

We hope you and a guest will join us for the Alumni & Friends trip to Colonial Williamsburg. We will tour the wonderful Colonial Williamsburg throughout the weekend. The trip is from April 19 to April 22, 2018. For the

Wood Badge Dining Out Breakfast: Keynote Speaker

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Bryan Wilson MD to be keynote speaker at the January 20, 2018 Wood Badge Dining Out Breakfast at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. Bryan Wilson is an Eagle Scout from Troop 63 in Union, NJ, Munsee District, Patriots’ Path Council.

#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