Category: Events and Activities

Metuchen Troop 14 Honored at Memorial Day Celebration

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Boy Scout Troop 14 and their chartering organization, American Legion Fugle-Hummer Post #65 were honored at the Metuchen, NJ 91st annual Memorial Day parade. Among the dignitaries speaking at the ceremony were Metuchen Mayor Jonathan Busch who paid tribute to

Barriers to Abuse

SAFETY IS PARAMOUNT   Summer is a good time to regroup and make plans and changes for the next Scouting year. We strongly urge that unit committees and leadership teams meet and review the NEW Barriers to Abuse (Pages 1-4,

Somerset Patriots Scout Days

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Scout Days   July 29th and August 23rd   Somerset Patriots – Bridgewater   Be a part of the Color Guard on the field before the game.

Staten Island Yankees Ball Park Sleepover

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Sleep over at the Ball Park!   6/23 and 8/10   Pre-game team auto-graphs.   Fireworks and Movie after the game.   Sleep on the field!     Get your tickets today from:   Dave Budash | Group Sales Representative

Two Great Activities for Your New Scouts to Try This Spring!

The council is sponsoring two events for prospective families, brand new families, and current Scouting families!  The June 3rd Cub Academy Day and June 9th Fishing Tournament are bound to be great events to build off all the fun Scouting

Cool Activities to Get Youth Interested & Involved In Scouting!

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There are many reasons why boys (and now girls!) decide that they want to participate in the Scouting program.  They may have been encouraged by their parents, expressed interest because they have friends in Scouting, or just wanted to become

Recruiting at the Youth Fishing Challenge

Black River District will run a site for the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Youth Fishing Challenge.  We will be at Parks Lake in Rockaway on Saturday, June 9th from 8:00 am to noon.  This is a statewide “free

2018 RV Spring Green Bar Camporee

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The Raritan Valley district held their fifth annual ‘Green Bar Camporee’, on April 20, 21, and 22 in the Scout camping area of the Watchung Reservation. The camporee was hosted by the Flint & Steel Assoc., celebrating its 95th anniversary

Upcoming Den Chief Training

The next Den Chief Training class in on Saturday, May 19, from 1-4 pm at the council service center in Cedar Knolls. Please encourage any Scouts who currently have den chief assignments but are not yet trained, as well as

DID YOU MISS THE MEMBERSHIP BREAKFAST?

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All the resources you need for a successful spring recruitment.  It’s a crucial time to recruit families into our packs this spring.  There was a lot of resources we talked about including Family Scouting, New Member Coordinator, BeAScout Pins plans