Category: Boy Scout Events

Virtual Scout Shabbat Planned March 12

The Jewish Committees on Girl and Boy Scouting invite Scouts of all faiths to join them for a Scout Shabbat on Friday March 12, 2021, at 7 p.m. on Zoom, hosted by Temple Beth Am in Parsippany. This event is

Registration Open for Summer Camp

Patriots’ Path Council is excited to announce that registration is open for the 2021 summer camp season! Your children’s safety is our No. 1 priority. The council plans to take many safety measures to ensure a worry-free summer, including daily

Watchung Mountain Klondike Derby is February 27

The Watchung Mountain Klondike Derby is ON! Join us at Winnebago Scout Reservation on February 27 for the 65th annual Watchung Mountain Klondike Derby! The district will be holding a safe, socially distanced Klondike where each unit will meet at

Black River Klondike Draws More Than 300

On January 30, the Black River District Klondike Derby was held at Winnebago Scout Reservation. Over 300 Scouts and their leaders enjoyed a beautiful, Artic-cold sunny day with enough snow on the ground to pull sleds and add to the

Sussex Scouts Get Outside for Klondike Fun

The Sussex District Klondike was held at Camp Somers at Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation on January 30.  Thirteen troops with over 200 Scouts, Webelos and adult leaders participated in the event. Scout troops were assigned to campsites and the “mayors”

Proposed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Merit Badge Delayed

The introduction of the proposed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion merit badge is being delayed to allow for the careful consideration and evaluation of feedback received from a wide variety of commenters on the draft requirements. Until further notice, all Scouts

Limited Extensions Available to Earn Eagle Rank

Effective January 1, 2021, local councils will have the authority to grant limited extensions of time to complete Eagle, Quartermaster or Summit requirements. These extensions are available only to youth members who qualify under the three tests listed on BSA

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

Limited Number of Scout Sunday Patches Available

Celebrate Scout Sunday 2021 with a cool patch. Visit the Mountainside Scout Shop or the Kurland Family Scout Shop in Cedar Knolls. Can’t get to the Scout Shop? Email us at [email protected] to place your order. Patches are $2.99 each.