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Category: Scouts BSA

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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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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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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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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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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