FSR Summer Camp Kick Off
QHSR Summer Camp Open Houses
2015 World Scout Jamboree in Japan

2016 Philmont Trek Registration

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Registration for the 2016 Philmont trek begins on Monday, March 2nd at 9:00 AM.

Space is limited. Forms are available on the Philmont contingent website, and they must be notarized.

Posted in Boy Scout Activities, Venturing & Sea Scout Activities

Quail Hill Summer Camp Kick Off

The Quail Hill Summer Camp Kick Off 2015 will be held at the Council Service Center on March 11th at 7:00 PM.

Please see the flyer for more information.

Posted in Camping

CPR & First Aid

cprThe course will be offered evenings on Feb 24-25 and during the day on Feb 28.

Heartsaver®  First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.

Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.  This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.

Cost for both the CPR and First Aid Courses is $30. Payment can be made the evening of the class (cash or check please).

Please wear comfortable clothing as you will be kneeling on the floor. Please bring something to drink and a snack if you want.

See our flyers for more details. CPR Flyer for Feb 24-25 or CPR Flyer for Feb 28.

Posted in Boy Scout Training, Cub Scout Training, Venturing Training

Volunteer Recognition Dinner

Middlesex District

Sunday, March 15, 2015 – 5:00 PM

We’re Havin’ a Party!

Come join the Middlesex District as we celebrate the Dedication of our Volunteers!
VFW Post 4699
575 Jernee Mill Road, Sayreville, NJ 08872

Spend an evening with your fellow Scouters!
Buffet Dinner menu includes: Penne Vodka Sauce, Eggplant Rollatini, Lemon Garlic Chicken, Sausage & Peppers, Sides, Salad, and Dessert

NO WALK-INS WILL BE ALLOWED – All Dinner RSVPs Must be Received by March 6
Questions? Contact the Chairperson, Karen Williams
Registration Form
Unit Award of Merit Nomination Form (1 per unit)

Posted in Middlesex

Aqua Camporee – Neptune’s Challenge XXXV

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Quail Hill Scout Reservation, June 19-21, 2015

We have an exciting line up of stations and everyone is sure to get wet and have a blast.
All Boy Scout and Webelos patrols are invited.
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    Stations:

  • Canoeing and Rowing competition
  • First Aid
  • Armageddon
  • Fun Station
  • Fish Fry
  • Fire on the Water
  • Hoist a Sail
  • Swim Relay
  • Scavenger Hunt – Webelos only
  • Splicing competition – Boy Scouts only
  • Troop and Pack Medleys

Save the date: June 19-21, 2015 and join us for a wet and wild weekend.
Registration and more details will be coming out soon.
Any questions can be sent to the Aqua Chairmen: Joe Zamorski and Ed Myzie

Posted in Boy Scout Activities, Cub Scout Activities, Middlesex

2015 Battleground District Pinewood Derby

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Saturday, March 14, 2015

St. Robert Bellarmine Church

Freehold, NJ

 

Each pack in the Battleground District is invited to send the top finisher of the pack’s Pinewood Derby from each rank (1 Scout per rank).  In the event the top finisher is unable to attend the 2nd or 3rd and so on may be substituted.  Each Pack Cubmaster or Committee Chair shall provide the list of the racers and one volunteer for either check-in night or all of race day.  The entrance fee for the event will be $5.00 per racer.  An advance list of the participants from each pack should be emailed to distderby@howellpack150.org.  Please email the list by no later Than March 1, 2015.  Please schedule your Pack’s volunteer’s time by emailing exec@howellpack150.org. The top 3 finishers per Rank will receive awards.  Derby rules are below. Battleground District will make a final ruling and notify all the day before the derby.  Good luck racing! Do your best!

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Posted in Battleground, Cub Scout Activities

IOLS Spring Training

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Registration for the Spring 2015 Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills course is now available.  The course runs April 10-12, 2015.

All Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters must complete IOLS to be registered as a leader in those positions.

IOLS Spring 2015 Flyer and Registration Form

Posted in Boy Scout Training, Venturing Training

Twin Lights Fitness Challenge

What could be better than getting in shape and helping Scouting at the same time? If this sounds like something that you would like, please participate in the Twin Lights Fitness Challenge.

The Fitness Challenge is a program created by the Twin Lights District to encourage our Scouts, Scouters, other volunteers and their families to fulfill the Scout Laws promise to “keep myself physically fit” and at the same time help raise the funds needed to keep Scouting strong in our district. This program is starting at the beginning of the year so that we can take advantage of New Year’s resolutions as well.  So take the challenge and get out there.

For more information please see this guide: Twin Lights Fitness Challenge Participant Guide

 

Posted in Twin Lights | Tagged

NYLT Kick-Off

nyltInterested in NYLT?  Join us Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the Council Service Center for our 2015 NYLT Kick-Off at 7:30 PM. Please see the flyer below for additional information.

NYLT Kick-Off Flyer

Southern Monmouth Good Scout Reception

The Thunderbird District’s 2015 Southern Monmouth Good Scout Reception will be April 29, 2015 at the Spring Lake Manor. Our Honorees for the Golden Thunderbird Achievement Award this year are Sandy Brown, Law Firm of Sanford D. Brown and Past President of Monmouth Council and Adam Puharic of the Danskin Agency, Cofounder of Michael’s Feat, and Past President of the Jersey Shore Chamber of Commerce, both are active Scouting and community volunteers from the Thunderbird District.

Registration flyer

Posted in Good Scout Receptions, Thunderbird