Gala Under the Stars
Zombie Encounter Camporee
2015 World Scout Jamboree in Japan

Cubtober Fest 2014

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Open to all Cub Scout families and friends! Bring a friend who wants to join Scouting – if he joins, get a special patch.

Saturday, October 25, 2014
11:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Quail Hill Scout Reservation

Cost: $8 per youth

Activities included:

  • Hay Bale Maze
  • Wagon Rides
  • BB & Archery
  • Sling Shot Gallery
  • Rock Throwing Station
  • Pumpkin Painting / Contest @ 3:30 PM
  • Bounce House
  • Costume Parade @ 1:00 PM
  • Giant Sling Shot
  • Games of Skill

Bring a bag / picnic lunch or buy hot dogs and hot cocoa.

Registration Form

Posted in Activities and Civic Service, Cub Scout Activities

2014 Merit Badge Fair

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merit badge sash

Crossroads North School, Monmouth Junction, NJ
November 22nd, 2014

Register Now!

Registration is now open for the 2014 Middlesex District Merit Badge Fair! Registration is $15 per Scout until Friday, October 17th; after that, late registration is $20 per Scout until Friday, October 31st.
Schedule of Classes | Prerequisites

Yours in Scouting,
Karen Williams and Wendy Weiss

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Posted in Activities and Civic Service, Advancement, Boy Scout Activities, Middlesex

Scoutmaster/Asst. Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training

When: Monday, November 10 & Monday, November 17, 2014

Where: Allentown Presbyterian Church, 20 High Street, Allentown, NJ

Cost: $12.00 per person

What is this course?

This course is for adult Boy Scout volunteers interested in enhancing their leader position or smoothing their transition from Webelos to Scouts so they can more effectively deliver the promise of Scouting to their unit.  The eight hour class will explore roles & responsibilities, troop organization, safety issues related to effective troop leadership.  We will role model that Scouting is a game with a purpose that makes learning fun.

Registration is at 6:30pm.  The class will run about a little bit over 3 hours each night.  Course fee includes printed materials & snacks.  Bring writing instrument & note pad.  A positive attitude is expected & a field uniform (Class A) is required.  You must attend BOTH night sessions to complete this course.

All Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters must be trained in their position to be renewed on their troop’s charter.  This is the classroom part of the SM/ASM training program.  This class is also open to Webelos Leaders, Troop Committee Members as well as any Scout Parent or Volunteer.
2014 Battleground Scoutmaster/Asst Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training Registration Flyer

Posted in Battleground, Boy Scout Training, Training

Pack 154 Fall Family Fun Night

Cub Scout Pack 154 invites families with boys in grades 1-5 to our
Fall Family Fun Night
Friday October 10, 2014 7:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church
50 Main Street, Englishtown
(park in the school district parking lot right next door)

Families with boys in Grades 1-5 are invited to join us for our October meeting to learn more about Scouting and participate in some fun and games such as:

Photo Booth – pose for fun pictures with props and take home a souvenir photograph!
Pumpkin Decorating – create your own pumpkin face and take it home!

For more information go to our website www.154scouts.org or
email 154scouts@gmail.com or call 732-851-3150.

Posted in Battleground, Cub Scout Activities

CSP Fundraiser

Want a unique CSP?

Sales of each patch raises funds for a specific project at either Forestburg or Quail Hill. Limited edition patches with a gold border are $50 while the green border ones are $20. Please support Monmouth Council camps while collecting some unique patches.   Contact the council office to purchase yours.

A complete list of all project patches is shown here.

Below is an example of the patch for a new latrine at FSR.

Gold border patch for new FSR Latrine

Posted in Camping, Fundraising

Cub Scout Bootcamp

Cub Scout salute clip artCub Scout Bootcamp is a new training opportunity that blends traditional training with leader and parent collaboration. This half day session will give you al the tools you need to run the Cub Scout program your sons deserve and have fun doing it! Some of the topics we will cover are: the program, the importance of parent involvement, pack leadership, program planning and operations, den operations and fun meetings, awards for scouts and leaders and the resources available to easily run a successful Cub Scout program. All adults are welcome.

At the completion of the course all participants with be trained in every Cub Scout Pack leadership position.

The course is free and space is limited so please RSVP to Kathy Fleming.

Sunday, October 19, 2014
4:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Memorial Methodist Church, 101 W. Sylvania Ave., Neptune City, NJ
Dinner is included.

Posted in Cub Scout Training, Training

Twin Lights Popcorn Sales Contest

Grab your minivans and little red wagons it’s time for the Twin Lights Door-to-Door Popcorn Sale Competition!  Open to all Twin Lights District Scouts, this contest challenges Scouts to work in teams of 3 or more and sell a minimum of $600 of popcorn ($200 per person) only through Door-to-Door sales. Top selling teams will be treated to a two-hour party at YESTERcades  video game arcade in
Red Bank, NJ on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. – Noon.

See flyer for details TL YESTERcades Door to Door Sales Contest

Posted in Popcorn Sale, Twin Lights | Tagged

Patrol Leadership Skills (PLS) Training

PLS PatchMonmouth Council BSA is conducting the PATROL LEADERSHIP SKILLS (PLS) training course for all of your boy leaders. It will be held the weekend of November 7-9, 2014 at Quail Hill Scout Reservation. The course provides Boy Scouts with an introduction to leadership fundamentals in the troop, plus the opportunity to learn new outdoor skills and to sharpen up old ones.

The course is intended for new leaders and potential leaders between the ages of 11 and 14. The course provides you with a convenient opportunity to introduce your boy leaders to some of the basic skills of troop leadership and expose them to several Scouting outdoor skills. The course also provides your Scouts the growth experience of working together with other Scouts from outside the Troop.

The fee for the course is $40 per Scout if paid by Friday, October 17 and $50 if paid after October 17, 2014.

Please see attached flyer for more information.

Posted in Training

New District Popcorn Sales Incentive

Sell the most popcorn & win an iPad Mini!

The top popcorn seller in Middlesex District will win an iPad Mini, thanks to the generosity of one of our Scouters.

Posted in Middlesex

Middlesex Recharter Opportunities

Your unit’s 2015 charter must be submitted by 12/12.

See the spreadsheet on Google Drive which includes location and times to make your appointment for turn in & the official “checklist”. There are two separate worksheet tabs.

Unit Commissioners will be available to assist you in completing this annual necessity on both November 8th & 22nd. Make your reservation for either of these dates now! Every unit must sign up for a time slot… no walk-ins!
November 8th 9 AM-12 PM @ Chelsea at Forsgate, 319 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831
November 22nd 9 AM-12 PM @ Crossroads North Middle School, Room C317, 635 Georges Road, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852

December 6th 9 AM-3 PM @ Monmouth Council Service Center, 705 Ginesi Drive, Morganville, NJ 07751

Absolute last day to turn in your unit’s charter!
December 12th 9 AM-5 PM @ Monmouth Council Service Center, 705 Ginesi Drive, Morganville, NJ 07751

October’s Roundtable will discuss rechartering.   Charter packets can be picked up at October Roundtable, or delivered by your unit commissioner.

Posted in Middlesex

Battleground Klondike Derby

 

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Place:   Quail Hill Scout Reservation

         Date:     Saturday, February 07, 2015

         Time:     8 to 3 P.M. (Gate opens at 7 AM)

         Awards:   4 P.M. at Lawrence Lodge

Klondike Derby 2015

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Battleground Winterburg 2015

Winterburgh

Battleground District Winterburg 2015

January 9-11, 2015

Forestburg Scout Reservation

 

SCHEDULED EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

  • Raising of the Colors Saturday Morning
  • Competitions and Games
  • Miniature Golf
  • Flag Football
  • Animal Snow Sculpture Contest
  • Heritage Trail Hike
  • Rifle Range
  • Ice Hockey Games & Skating (conditions and weather permitting)
  • Dining Hall Open: Hot Soup, Hot Chocolate, Coffee and Tea
  • Campfire Program
  • Crackle Barrel  Saturday Evening
  • Winterburg 2015 Patch

Any questions can be directed to Kevin Cotta or Frank Sundberg.

RESERVING A CABIN

  • Please reserve your cabin early by contacting:

Marjorie Ramierz, Program/Camping Specialist  (732) 536-2347 x 10

Flyer

Posted in Battleground, Boy Scout Activities