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Seth H. Makes Eagle!

Posted on Dec 21 2016 - 8:32pm


On December 21, 2016, an Eagle Board of Review was conducted. At the conclusion of the BOR, Seth H. was awarded the Boy Scouts of America's highest rank of Eagle. Congratulations Seth!!!!

Advancement News: New Boy Scout Requirements become mandatory in 2017

Posted on Oct 13 2016 - 3:26pm

The new Boy Scout requirements that were released on January 1, 2016 will be mandatory starting on January 1, 2017. If any Scout wants to complete a rank using the old requirements, all requirements of that rank must be completed by December 31, 2016.  A Scout will not have to repeat any completed requirements that have not changed. But to earn his next rank, he will have to complete all new requirements and any new element of an existing requirement. 
Click here for more information and to download the Scout handbook supplement.

2017 Jamboree Information

Posted on Sep 22 2016 - 3:36pm

IMPORTANT: Now's the time to register for the 2017 National Scout Jamboree (July 19-28).

As of Oct. 1, a deposit of $650 will be required to lock in your spot with the contingent from Garden State Council.  Scouts must have a rank of at least First Class and must be at least 12 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree.  For more details, please visit http://www.gardenstatescouting.org/Jamboree.

7 Ways to Take Advantage of Pokémon Go for Your Local Scouting Efforts

Posted on Jul 15 2016 - 12:47pm

So you’ve got a PokéStop at your local BSA council office, your Scout camp, or another key Boy Scout landmark in your community? Well, you definitely want to capitalize on the popularity of Pokémon GO, the latest craze to overtake mobile phones! Checkout this great article from Scoutwire: http://scoutingwire.org/7-ways-take-advantage-pokemon-go-local-scouting-efforts/

Trystin G. and Jared S. Make Eagle

Posted on Feb 14 2016 - 7:49pm


On February 10, 2016, two Eagle Boards of Review were conducted. At the conclusion of the BORs, Trystin G. and Jared S. were awarded the Boy Scouts of America's highest rank of Eagle. Congratulations Trystin and Jared!!!!

Shop on Amazon? Help the Garden State Council

Posted on Nov 22 2015 - 1:18pm

Do you shop on Amazon.com?

Did you know that you can help support Scouting just by shopping? All you have to do is register for Amazon Smile, a free program - with no extra cost to you - that donates 0.5% back to the charity of your choice.  All you have to do is register and select "Garden State Council" and Council will automatically get donations to support scouting from your eligible purchases. To sign up today go to www.amazon.com or click here for a fact sheet on Amazon Smile. It only takes a minute!

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