Old Colony

Old Colony District
Serving Gloucester and Salem Counties

District Shoulder Patches are now available at the Scout Store in Millville and Westampton.

Save the date for these Upcoming Events!!!

Council Volunteer Annual Recognition Dinner – May 5th, 2016 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm at Adelphia Restaurant. You must register to attend. The cost is $45 per person.

Cub Scout Fishing Derby – May 7, 2016 from 8:00am-12:00pm at Greenwich Lake Park off Tomlin Station Rd, Greenwich, NJ, it’s is Exit 15 off of Interstate 295.

Check-in will start at 8:00 am with fishing starting at 8:30 am.  Prizes will be awarded for Cub Scout aged boys and guests (Tigers through Webelos).  Family and friends are welcome to fish, but will not be eligible for prizes.  A valid NJ fishing license is required for anyone 16 years of age or older; however adults may assist Cub Scouts.

Registration is $10 until May 6, 2016 then $12 at the event. You must register to fish in the derby

Prizes will be awarded in each age category in the following areas.

  • Longest fish caught between 8:30 and 11:30am
  • The largest number of fish caught between 8:30 and 11:30am

Shoprite LPGA Classic – May 30 – June 5th from 6:30am – 7:30pm. The council supports this event and needs volunteers to assist in many ways. When you register it will give you all the information you need.  May 30,   May 31,   June 1,   June 2,   June 3,   June 4,   June 5


New District Features

Eagle Scout Project and Application Process


Monthly Meetings

Old Colony District Committee:

              Meets on the 1st Monday 7pm of every month at the:

              Clearview Middle School – in the library 


Old Colony District Roundtable:

              Meets on the 2nd Wednesday 7pm of every month at the:

              The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

              259 Lambs Road, Sewell, NJ 08085


Old Colony District Advancement Committee:

              Meets on the 4th Tuesday 7pm of every month at the:

              Friendship United Methodist Church

              149 Friendship Road Monroeville, 08343




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The District Committee is working hard to better serve your needs. If you ever have any suggestions feel free to contact us anytime.

District Leadership

District Chairman John Laielli oldcolonychairman@gmail.com
District Commissioner Mike Kalb msk503@yahoo.com
Senior District Executive Mike Perry Michael.Perry@scouting.org
Activities Chairman Thom Shoop tshoop@gmail.com
District Roundtable Commissioner Thom Shoop tshoop@gmail.com
Boy Scout Camp Promotion Chairman Karl Wendt kwendtsmiles@yahoo.com
Cub Scout Camp Promotions Chairman Scott Alscher  
Exploring Membership Chairman Heather Hills bsaemthills@gmail.com
FOS Chairman Joan Ballard jrballard@comcast.net
Advancement Chairman Cathy Alscher cathy.alscher@comcast.net
Popcorn Chairman Michell Evans shell072867@aol.com
Communications Chairman Rob Festoff oldcolonycommunications@gmail.com
Training Chairman Patty Hughes phughes2202@comcast.net
OA Chapter Advisor George Hoffman troop7woodbury-nj@comcast.net
Membership Chairman Dennis Gelesh d_geleshjr@hotmail.com

District News

NEW Unit Incentive Program for 2016

Council has rolled out a new incentive program for units for 2016, if you meet the requirements in the flyer at the bottom of the page your unit could score FREE cloth rank advancment patches for the year of 2016. Who doesn't like free swag??

Now Hiring Camp Staff 2016

The Garden State Council is currently seeking quality individuals to serve as members of the 2016 Camp Staff. Serving as a member of the Camp Staff is a great opportunity! Not only will you have fun and develop many great leadership skills, but you will also make many new friends as you make a difference in the lives of many Scouts and Leaders. www.gardenstatescouting.org/CampStaff