Category: General Announcements

EPA and BSA Create New Award for Youth

The Environmental Protection Agency, as part of a public awareness campaign to celebrate its first 50 years, has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America to create an award for members of troops, crews and ships. This new award will

Woods Services Award Deadline Extended

The Woods Services Award is a national-level recognition for volunteer adults who provide outstanding service to Scouts with special needs. Nominees must be currently registered as a member of the Boy Scouts of America and have three or more years

Munsee District to Hold 2021 Klondike Challenge

The Munsee District will hold its 2021 Klondike Challenge on Saturday, April 17. This a day event with two sessions: morning and afternoon. The event will be held at “The Loop” at Watchung Reservation in Mountainside, New Jersey. Registration is

Shawnee Plans Scout Event March 13-14

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area will hold its 31st annual Scout and Family Ski Weekend March 13 and 14, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. This rain-or-shine event is open to Scouts BSA youth and their immediate family members.

Park Commission Offers Scout Programs

The Morris County Park Commission is offering a variety of programs to Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA, including merit badge offerings. All the programs are offered at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, located at 247 Southern Boulevard in Chatham

Training Offered for Youth Leaders

In response to the needs of youth leaders in troops and crews, Scouting U has released two new virtual training programs for Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST), and Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews (ILSC). These new temporary instructional training programs are

Invite New Members to Your Unit Via Virtual Recruitment

A step-by-step plan is now available to guide unit leaders through running a recruitment event virtually. For more information, click here.  

SERV Program Recognizes Service

Patriots’ Path Council has established its own service awards program called SERV. The award is available to participants in all of the council’s programs – Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers, Explorers, leaders and parents – for all their hours of

Relationships Committee Seeks Members

Are you affiliated with a school, service club, religious organization or special needs group as well as Scouting? The Relationships Committee is looking for individuals who are passionate about these organizations as we look to build stronger and better relationships

Eagle Scout Recognition and Reunion Dinner

The dinner will honor the 2020 Eagle Scout Class and the 2021 Eagle Hall of Fame inductees. Formal invitations with complete details will be sent out in November 2020. For more information, contact Jennifer Volz at 973-765-9322, ext. 249, or