June 2020
Welcome to NNJ Journey to Adventure! This newsletter highlights all of the great programs and events that are coming up in the next month. If you want your unit, event, or program to be featured for all to see, submit photos and descriptions to communications@nnjbsa.org . Also be sure to check out nnjbsa.org/scoutingfromhome for information about events, advancement, adventures you can take with your Scouts from home, and positive stories from the community.

*If you do not wish to receive this weekly update, please email  communications@nnjbsa.org  and we will remove you from the list of recipients.*
NoBe Everywhere;
A Virtual Hybrid Experience
The same spirit of NoBe in expanded locations! Here are some things that Scouts and Leaders can expect:
  • Opportunities to earn up to 5 merit badges each week
  • First-Year program with Scout Skills and specific merit badges
  • Trail to Eagle Program
  • First Class Adventure
  • Morning and evening colors
  • Virtual campfires
  • Daily theme events
  • Camp patch and theme pin
  • Achievement and Camp awards
Check out one (or more!) of our four sessions:
June 29th-July 3rd
July 6th-10th
July 13th-17th
July 20th-24th
Camp Cub-Connect;
Sticking together when we have to be apart

You don't need to be a Scout to participate! Camp Cub-Connect is open to all youth entering grades 1-5 in September.

We will offer four themed sessions:
July 6th-10th
July 13th-17th
July 20th-24th
July 27th-31st

Each week, participants will work on a Core Adventure, a nature activity, and a craft.

We will have an informational Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, June 17th. Stay tuned for meeting details, program outlines, and more!

Want to see your unit featured in our monthly newsletter? Submit photos and descriptions to communications@nnjbsa.org
2021 Jamboree Virtual Info Sessions

Don't miss our 3 online sessions to get your questions answered or learn more about the 2021 Jamboree!
*Registration is free, but required*

Find out more by visiting our website.
2021 Philmont Contingent Virtual Info Sessions

Get ready for a backpacking adventure that can be the highlight of your Scouting career!

Come to one of our Info Sessions and see for yourself what you can experience, and get all your questions answered! Units and Individuals welcome!
Cub Family Weekends at Camp Lewis

Bring your tent and supplies and we will provide the food and programs! Join us for a weekend of outdoor fun for the whole family!

Activities Include:
  • Fishing
  • Archery
  • BBs
  • Leatherwork
  • Rockets
*subject to change

Visit the Camp Lewis Facebook page for photos from past Cub Family Weekends!
X-Treme Sports at Camp Turrell

August 14-16
Open to all Troops, Crews, Posts, and their families.

Includes all meals: Friday Cracker Barrel, Saturday Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Ice Cream Social, and Sunday Hot Breakfast

  • Zip lining
  • Boating, Kayaking, Canoeing
  • Archery, Rifle Shooting, Shotgun Shooting
  • Rappelling
  • Mountain biking
  • Hatchet throwing
  • ...and more!
Weboree 31
September 25th-27th, 2020

Weboree is a weekend of fun and activities for Webelos Scouts and their parent/guardian. You will experience some typical Scout BSA camp activities. We promise to keep your Scouts busy all weekend! Join us on Tuesday, September 1st for an informational Parent/Leader's Meeting.

 Register before August 19th to get
a $5/person discount!
Council Fireside Chat

Mid-End of June

Stay tuned for more details about a Council Fireside Chat coming up towards the end of the month!
Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner & Alumni Gathering
Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

The Valley Regency
1129 Valley Road
Clifton, NJ 07013
Are you an Eagle Scout? Follow @NESANNJ to connect with other Eagles and to find out when about their Eagle Scout gatherings.
Summer Camp: Outdoor Adventure Awaits!

We want to keep our Scouting families informed as we continue to receive new information. If you want weekly updates about the status of our camps, cleaning/sanitation procedures, payment information and more, email communications@nnjbsa.org to subscribe to our NNJC Outdoor Adventure Update newsletter.
National Eagle Scout Association (NESA)

The National Eagle Scout Association of Northern New Jersey (NESANNJ) is looking to connect with Eagle Scouts who have earned the rank and live and/or work in Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Passaic counties. They are looking for Eagle Scouts to reconnect, share positive stories on how Scouting has shaped their lives, and to mentor fellow Eagle Scouts. 

NESANNJ serves as an outlet to network and collaborate with other Eagle Scouts through networking events and by participating in service to the Scouting program. If you are an Eagle Scout, please complete this brief survey by clicking here , and join our social media community on Facebook and LinkedIn

For more information contact Peter Kirk, Development Director, Eagle Scout Class of 2005
Peter.kirk@scouting.org , 201-677-1000 ex.38
Scouting From Home

Don't forget to check out our Scouting From Home page for Scouting activities, virtual adventures, merit badges, and training that can be completed from the comfort of your own home!
Unit Kernel Training 

Do you have what it takes to become a Popcorn Knight?

Units who participate in one of the four sessions will automatically receive an extra 2% sale commission

Participating in this training is an easy way to get ahead in the sale from the comfort of your own home! Registration is free, but required.

Complete your training, achieve your Knighthood, and ride to victory with us in the Fall!