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Featured Events

The Silver Beaver Award and knot patch

Council Recognition Event

Join us online to celebrate Scouting and the outstanding volunteers that make it happen! Our annual Council Recognition Event could not be a banquet, so we are taking it online! Click the link for details and to register. Only those registered will receive the access credentials.

Logo for Garden State Council's Venturing Officers Association

VOA Pumpkin Palooza

Venturers and all Scouts aged 14+ are welcome to Garden State Council Venturing's second annual Pumpkin Palooza on 10/17 at 3pm, Pine Hill Scout Reservation. Cost: $10

Paul Bunyan Day Patch

46th Annual Paul Bunyan Day

Cubs and their friends: compete in a variety of fun events and activities, including: Log Roll, Log Saw, Log Relay, Ox Chip Throw, and Nail Driving. Prizes awarded to the top-scoring individuals of each Cub Rank. Cost: $6.00 per scout/friend. (Parents/Guardians are free. All kids must be accompanied by a responsible adult.)

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