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Category: Cub Scouts

University of Scouting Recap 2022

40 Degrees Conferred Following Virtual Training University of Scouting is a fun-filled annual event of supplemental training for adults involved in the Scouting program. It is the only time during the year where volunteers can find the widest variety of training opportunities in all program areas. The University of Scouting degrees provide Scouters with a […]

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Paul Bunyan Day 2021

The 49th Annual Paul Bunyan Day brought together more than 330 Cub Scouts and their friends for friendly competition in feats of strength and skill that the eponymous man of legend would have enjoyed. If you attended and have pics you would like to share with Council, please upload them here. The Challenges Among the […]

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Unit Recharter 2022: Get Ready for Something New!

Summer is drawing to a close and that means back-to-school, football and… BSA Unit Rechartering Season! This year brings a new online rechartering system that promises to be faster, easier, and, potentially — paperless! National has a short teaser video that shows some of the new features. The new Internet Rechartering system can be accessed […]

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This Just in May Edition

Top 5 Rundown for May Council Executive Patrick Linfors presents This Just In for May, 2021, with a rundown of on Council updates and Scouting opportunities this month. Watch the video for details, and see below for links to items included in the rundown! 1. Summer of Service Service is at the heart of what […]

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This Just In April Edition

Top 5 Rundown for April Council Executive Patrick Linfors presents This Just In for April, 2021, with a rundown of on Council updates and Scouting opportunities this month. Watch the video for details, and see below for links to items included in the rundown! 1. Camping is back! Garden State Council’s camps are open for […]

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Game-A-Thon Extended

More Time to Play, Give, and Win! This week: Four updates for the Game-A-Thon: Deadline Extension Direct links for the event app from PiF Squared Challenges Prizes! ExtensionOne week just isn’t enough time to play. Our Game-A-Thon partner, PiF Squared (PiF^2 for short), agreed to let us play longer! Now, we can all create, compete, […]

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Hansen Scouting Museum Open for Tours

Looking for a place to hold your meetings as the weather changes? Working toward the Scouting Heritage merit badge? While practicing the BSA S.A.F.E. guidelines, the museum offers a chance for unit members to learn about the history of Scouting over the past 110 years. As we prepare for expansion to add another 900 square […]

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Restart Cub Scouting Safely

The Boy Scouts of America released a series of webinars designed to help unit leaders continue Scouting while facing the challenges of 2020. This particular series offer helpful advice to Cub leaders as they restart their meetings after taking a break to be safe during the spring COVID-related shutdown. In these webinars, representatives from the […]

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Game-A-Thon: Play Games to Fight Hunger

Garden State Council Presents: Game-A-Thon The Foodbank of South Jersey is reporting a 200 percent increase in the number of families in our area who are now classified as “food insecure.” To assist the Food Bank of SJ in their mission and to launch our annual Scouting for Food service project, Garden State Council has […]

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Fall Fishing Days are Here

Put the Outing in Scouting this Fall with a little drop-in fishing Don’t miss your chance to do a little fishing at one — or both — of our Fall drop-in fishing open program days! November 1 at Pine Hill Scout Reservation and December 5 at Pine Tree Education and Environmental Center, drop in anytime […]

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