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Posted in Council Announcements, Friends of Scouting

Venture Crew Training – December 12th

Do you have Venture Crew members that are not trained? Sign up for Crew Committee Challenge to ensure all members of your Crew are registered. The course will be held at Monmouth Council on Saturday, December 12th.

Registration Start time: 9:00am
Course Start Time: 9:30am
End Time: 1:00pm
Cost: $12 per person

What is this Course?

  • This instructor-led course will combine material for both Venturing Advisor Position-Specific Training and Crew Committee Position-Specific Training into one larger training session. Since portions of the course content for each of the two sessions is exactly word-for-word, the two courses have been combined to allow all attendees to receive credit for both courses.
  • Course fee includes printed materials & snacks.  Bring writing instrument & note pad.  A positive attitude is expected & you should be wearing your crew’s defined field uniform
  • This comprehensive course will cover:
    • Venturing Advisor Position-Specific Training
    • Venturing Crew Committee Challenge

Register Here for Crew Committee Challenge

Posted in Venturing Training

Summer Camp Job Interviews

Forestburg Summer Camp and Quail Hill Summer Camp staff interviews will also be conducted on December 27th at the Monmouth Council Service Center in Morganville, New Jersey. If you have any Scouts that you feel would be a good member of the 2016 staff, please encourage them to apply and join us on staff for a true learning experience. Applications can be downloaded here and should be filled out prior to arrival. Please call Margie at 732-536-2347 to set an interview time.

Quail Hill open positions: Aquatics Director, (over 21), Games Director (over 17), ScoutCraft Director (over 18), Pond Director (Over 18), Health Officer (Over 18), Camp Counselors (Age 15 and Up), Counselors in Training (CIT’s) ( Age 14)

Forestburg open positions: Various positions.

Posted in Camping

FSR Summer Camp Kick Off

The kickoff meeting for Forestburg 2016 will be held at the Monmouth Council Service Center on Wednesday December 2, 2015 and will start promptly at 7:00 pm. We will be reviewing on online merit badge signup system that will need to be utilized for the 2016 season.

Please contact Margie at 732-536-2347 to let her know how many will be attending from your unit.

Posted in Camping

Cub Scout Leader Boot Camp

Cub Scout Boot Camp is an in-person training opportunity that blends traditional Cub Scout training with leader and parent collaboration.This 4 hour session will give you all the tools you need to run the Cub Scout program your sons deserve and have fun doing it! You will leave with your position specific training for Cubmaster and Assistant, Den Leader (all ranks) and Assistant, Committee Chair and Committee Member.

Saturday December 5, 2015
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Monmouth Council Service Center
705 Ginesi Drive, Morganville

Bootcamp Flyer

Posted in Thunderbird

Swimming and Lifesaving Merit Badge Course

lifesaving_lg Western Monmouth YMCA – 470 East Freehold Road, Freeholdswimming_lg
Swimming MB – 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/6
Lifesaving MB – 3/13, 3/20, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24
Merit Badges to be offered on the above
Sundays from 6:30 – 8:00 PM as 6-week sessions.

Swimming Registration Flyer

Posted in Advancement

Save the Date! 2016 Pumpkin Chuckin Camporee

Mark your calendars! The Monmouth Council Great Pumpkin Chuckin is returning October 14-16, 2016. This event is open to Boy Scouts and Venturers and Sea Scouts.

Pumpkin Chuckin Camporee 2016 Flyer

Calling All Troop/Crew Leaders!

National Jamboree: July 19-28, 2017

Monmouth Council needs leaders to supervise our Jamboree contingent. Applications are now being taken for the positions of Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmaster, and Crew adviser. For a list of qualifications, additional information, and an adult leader application, please visit the Monmouth Council Jamboree website.

Thunderbird Cub Scout Holiday Party

Friday, December 4th @ 7:00PM            Reply by email to:
Wall Intermediate School                         Renee Bolger
2801 Allaire Road, Wall Twsp.                 reneebolger1@outlook.com
$5.00 / Child Collected at the door          Please include:
Please register by 11/22                          Pack # and number of children
Thunderbird holiday party flyer

Posted in Thunderbird, Uncategorized

2015 First Responder/Readyman

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Middlesex District

Saturday, Dec. 12th

Crossroads North Middle School
635 Georges Road, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852

(Enter at the back of the school)

Webelos and Arrow of Light scouts are invited to attend the First Responder Program. Each Session will consist of 4 stations. These 4 stations will cover most of the requirements for the badge. You will need to complete requirements #6 & #7 at home and bring to the event. Each station will last 40 minutes, with 5 minutes to move between stations. Total time each session (AM or PM) will be 3 hours.
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Posted in Middlesex