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Category: Pinelands District

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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Pinelands District Klondike Derby Final Scores for 2022

A great weekend of Scouting in South Jersey featured the inaugural Pinelands District Klondike Derby on February 26th at Pine Hill Scout Reservation. Nearly 200 Scouts from 3 districts formed 26 competition teams and ran through 11 stations. Our online photo gallery is forming, and can use your help: If you took pics during 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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Record-Setting Year for Hovnanian Scholarships

The Garden State Council, BSA is proud to announce that 23 of our Scouts are receiving scholarships totaling $35,500 from the Hovnanian Scholarship Fund. These 2021 scholarships are the first awards given in the Council since 2012. Of the 23 Scouts recognized, twelve received awards of $750, six were awarded $1,500 and the Top-5 awardees […]

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NESA Update

Hi Everyone, and greetings from your Council NESA Committee. On the outside chance that you’re not real familiar with NESA, here is a little background, as well as some upcoming awards: Exactly what is NESA? The National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) is an organization comprised of (you guessed it) Eagle Scouts from the entire United […]

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