33rd Annual Boy Scouts Golf Classic
Camp Card and Career Card Sale 2016

Wood Badge 2016 Training Course – Last Chance


Wood Badge

Have you been putting off Wood Badge Training until the time is right?

The time is right now!

Our next Wood Badge course will be held on September 17-19 and November 5-7 at Quail Hill Scout Reservation. This will be your only chance to attend this advanced adult leadership training event until Spring of 2019.

Wood Badge 2016 Course Application

You will form bonds with the participants and staffers who come from all areas of the council. Men and women you can call on at a moment’s notice if you need help or advice. It’s the ultimate support group


What is Wood Badge?

Wood Badge is an Advanced Adult Training Course that will teach you skills that you can continue to use in Scouting and your personal life.

  • You will learn modern leadership theories.
  • You will learn how to apply these theories in practice by working as a patrol just like your Scouts do. We call it the Patrol Method.
  • Didn’t grow up in scouting? You will learn what it takes for your own child to be successful as a Scout.
  • and… did we mention it will be a lot of fun?!

Don’t let this opportunity slip by you. We encourage you to sign up for this fantastic course before it is too late.  We need all registration forms and final payments turned in by September 2 so we can can plan accordingly to welcome you to this leadership training course.

Wood Badge 2016 Course Application

If you need more information you can visit our Wood Badge page.

Battleground District FOS Night at Boscov’s

Battleground Logo

To help our district raise needed funds to reach our Friends of Scouting (FOS) goals for this year, we have partnered with Boscov’s of Monmouth Mall for an exciting event later this Fall.   As part of this event, we have the opportunity to raise funds for both the units and district similar to the Council Camp Card program.

WHAT: Sell $5.00 tickets for 25% off all purchases

WHERE: Boscov’s Department Store, Monmouth Mall

WHEN: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

WHY: A chance to put $2.50 into your unit for each ticket sold

For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Edwina Howell at 732-462- 5881 or edwina@optonline.net

Posted in Battleground, Friends of Scouting

NJ State Police / National Guard Camporee


New Jersey State Police National Guard Camporee
May 19-21, 2017

The New Jersey State Police, State Troopers Eagle Association and the New Jersey National Guard will hold the 5th NJSP/NJNG camporee at the New Jersey National Guard Training Center in Sea Girt, the home of the New Jersey State Police Academy. This event is open to all Boy Scout Troops, Varsity Teams, Venture Crews, and Exploring Posts.
Join us for an action packed weekend full of interactive STEM related activities put on by the NJ State Police & NJ National Guard!

To receive more info complete the form in the save the date flyer below or online at www.jerseyshorescouts.org/njspngcamporee

2017 NJSPNG Save the Date

Heritage Society Oktoberfest


Join the Monmouth Council Heritage Society
for German food, beer, and conversation

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Where: Dark City Brewery, 801 Second Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Time: 6-8PM

Please RSVP by email to Will Montanaro or call (732) 851-8228.
Reservations are limited to the first 100 registrants.
Guests of Heritage Society Members are welcome—Must be 21 or over.

View Form →

Posted in Council Activities

Musicians Wanted!

Wouldn’t it be awesome to see a Monmouth Council Band in the Thanksgiving parade one day? Monmouth Council is seeking Scout and adult leader musicians to start our own Venture Crew Band. If you play an instrument, know someone who plays an instrument, or can lead a band please contact John Kryda about this fun, exciting new Crew that is starting at Monmouth Council this fall.

Band Crew Informational Flyer

Posted in Venturing & Sea Scout Activities

100th Anniversary Patch Series

Monmouth Council announces a special series of limited issue 100th Anniversary Patches.

anniversary patchOnly 100 numbered patches will be issued fo this design.

Each Patch is Individually numbered 1 through 100.

Please order your patch directly from the Council using the form below.  This patch will not be available through Scout distributors.

100th Anniversary Patch Order Form

Posted in Alumni and NESA, Council Activities

Life to Eagle Seminar

Eagle Scout candidate seminar for all Monmouth Council Life Scouts & their parents.
Life to Eagle
The purpose of this seminar is to review all Eagle requirements and offer aid in planning & completing the Eagle Service Project. The goal being to ensure parents & Scouts are all “on the same page”.

Life To Eagle Workshop – 11-05-2016

Register Online here

When: Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.
Gathering at 1:00pm
Presentation from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Monmouth Council Service Center
705 Ginesi Drive
Morganville, NJ
Cost: $5 per Scout
Must Register and Pay online
Seating limited to first 50 Scouts to register and pay online and their parents.

Posted in Advancement

Summer Hours at Monmouth Council


Please be advised, Monmouth Council Service Center will close at 4pm on Fridays July 8th through August 26th.

Posted in Council Announcements

2017 National Jamboree Registration Re-Opens

Youth registration for the 2017 National Scout Jamboree has reopened and Monmouth Council hopes to fill a third troop in the 2017 Monmouth Council Continent. Slots are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. To reserve your spot today, complete these two steps:

  1. Go to the National Jamboree website to learn more about the amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunities you will experience at the National Scout Jamboree and complete the online registration.
  2. Fill out the Monmouth Council Jamboree Youth Application Form. Please be sure to read the terms and sign the second page of the form. Submit the form to the Council Service Center along with your $100 Deposit and first payment.

Please visit the Monmouth Council Jamboree Contingent website for additional information. Questions about the Monmouth Council Jamboree Contingent may be sent to the Council Jamboree Committee at 2017@jambo.monmouthbsa.org.

Posted in Boy Scout Activities, Venturing & Sea Scout Activities

Pumpkin Chuckin’ Camporee

Pumpkin-Chuckin-patch-2-5Calling all troops! Mark your calendars for the Monmouth Council Pumpkin Chuckin’ Camporee! This event will be held October 14-16 at Quail Hill Scout Reservation. Registration is open for this event by unit. Registration requires a minimum $25 deposit and a tentative number of participants. Participant numbers can be adjusted as needed.

Pumpkin Chuckin’ Registration

2016 Pumpkin Chuckin’ Leaders Guide

Pumpkin Chuckin Camporee Flyer