DVOA Orienteering Event at Quail Hill

The Delaware Valley Orienteering Association will be hosting an Orienteering Event at Quail Hill Scout Reservation on Sunday March 19. The event is open to all Scouting units, families, and friends, as well as the general public.

Fore more information including registration information please see the flyer here: DVOA Flyer 3-19-17 or visit http://www.dvoa.org/.

Camping is also available that weekend. To reserve a campsite or cabin contact Marjorie Ramirez or visit http://qhsrcamp.org/camping.html.

Philmont 2018

Philmont Scout Ranch is the ultimate high adventure destination for Scouts and Venturers.
Registration for the 2018 Monmouth Council Philmont Contingent begins on Wednesday, March 1st at 9:00am online at tentaroo.com/monmouth. 

More details and information about the 2018 contingent is available on the Monmouth Council Philmont website: http://mcbsa-philmont.org/. 

Space is limited and is first come, first first served based on registering and paying deposit online. signed paper forms also need to be submitted after registering online. http://mcbsa-philmont.org/2018/#forms.

Wood Badge Dine-In 2017

Attention Wood Badgers!

Save the Date for our annual Wood Badge Dine-In Celebrating Baden-Powell’s Birthday.
Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017
Time: 4:30 Gathering; 5:00 Dinner, Live Auction to follow
Location: Lawrence Lodge, Quail Hill Scout Reservation
Cost: $25.00
Cutoff date for registration: February 20. 2016

Wood BadgeBring your Wood Badge course mug, table totem and your critter.

Wood BadgeThis Dine-In is open to all Wood Badge Bead Holders and Participants from N5-347-16 who are “working their ticket”

Wood BadgePlease register today online via Tentaroo

Donations for the auction are needed and appreciated. If you have anything to donate please contact Tom Bogart.

Introduction to Wilderness Survival

Jan. 24, 2017 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Monmouth Council Service Center
705 Ginesi Drive
Morganville, NJ 07751
Dylan Vassallo Memorial Community Room, first floor
Course Fee: $10 covers refreshments and handouts
Course is for adults only
Online registration Required, no walk-ins please. Space is limited.
Register Now at www.tentaroo.com/monmouth

This class is an introduction to the skills you would need in a Wilderness Survival situation. The course teaches what steps to take to survive being lost and help your rescuers find you. It is taught from the Boy Scout perspective: ‘Be Prepared’, telling you what you need to have with you to make your experience less threatening, and how to take advantage of what nature has to offer. Critical pieces of equipment will be demonstrated, and additional publications suggested.

Introduction to Wilderness Survival

NJ State Police National Guard Camporee – May 19th to 21st

2017 State Police National Guard Camporee

May 19-21, 2017

National Guard Training Center, Sea Girt, NJ

More Info:
https://www.jerseyshorescouts.org/njspngcamporee

Leaders Guide:
https://www.jerseyshorescouts.org/files/10092/Camporee-Leaders-Guide

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Monmouth Council Centennial Camporee

Save the Date!
Monmouth Council’s
100th Anniversary
Pumpkin Chuckin’
Carnival Camporee

Quail Hill Scout Reservation
October 6th-8th 2017

Centennial Camporee Save the Date
Come join us for this once in a lifetime celebration event featuring Scouting skills exhibits and competitions, carnival rides, attractions, and entertainment. Camping opportunities for Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crews, and Exploring Posts. If space permits we will open to out-of-council troops as well.
More info to follow…

Twin Lights Klondike Derby

Twin Lights Annual Klondike

31st Twin Lights Klondike Derby

at Quail Hill Scout Reservation
Saturday, January 21, 2017

Gather your supplies and Be Prepared for your Yukon expedition!  Assemble your patrol and stock your sled for the trek along the gold rush trail in the 2017 Twin Lights Klondike Derby!

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SOLO Wilderness First Aid Course

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Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do? Many backcountry emergencies are preventable, and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse. By learning a few basic skills, you can make the difference between a good outcome and a bad one-and maybe even save a life.

WHO IS THE WFA FOR?
The WFA is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups. It also meets the ACA guidelines and is being taught by trained SOLO instructors.

WHAT IS TAUGHT?
The WFA is 16 hours long (two days), and focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies

WHERE AND WHEN IS IT HELD?
This WFA course is being sponsored by the Monmouth County Parks System.  The course is being held on October 29 & 30th at Thompson Park.  Additional details are available through the Park System website below.

HOW DO I REGISTER OR GET MORE INFORMATION?

2017 National Jamboree Whitewater Rafting

Registration for the Whitewater Rafting at the 2017 National Jamboree is now open. Scouts who are already registered to attend the National Jamboree with the Monmouth Council can sign up and pay the $65 rafting fee using the form below. Slots are available on a first come first serve basis.

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Talk to Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Around The World in October

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Jamboree On The Air (JOTA)
will be held October 15th and 16th, 2016.

JOTA is an annual event in which Boy and Girl Scouts and Guides from all over the world speak to each other by means of Amateur (Ham) Radio. Scouting experiences are exchanged and ideas are shared via radio waves. Come visit OMARC for a free and fun day of Amateur Radio at the famous OMARC location at Camp Evans in Wall, NJ. For more information please check out our JOTA Flyer 2016