E-News letter of the Northern New Jersey Council, BSA for the week of March 10, 2018

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Need A Little Help To Send Your Scout To Summer Camp?

We have some very generous people in our council that are here to help.  We have Campership's available.  Please fill out the form below.  Deadline is March 16, 2018 to submit request.

  Youth Protection 2.0 is Here!

Youth Protection Course Navigation
"Cheat Sheet"


Take the New Updated MANDATORY YPT at my.scouting.org!
Tips for Deducting Scouting Expenses
on Your Tax Return

Wondering what qualifies as an eligible expense? Use these tips to help you track and deduct your Scouting-related expenses.

These 12 delegates represented the BSA in Washington, D.C., during delivery of the 2017 Report to the Nation.

Prepared. For Life. FOS Dinner

NASA space mission commander and American hero Captain Mark Kelly to speak at Annual Prepared. For Life. Friends of Scouting Dinner

Prepared. For Life. FOS Dinner
Captain Mark Kelly
Commander Space Shuttle
Endeavour's Final Mission
When: April 24, 2018
Where: The Venetian, Garfield, NJ
6 p.m. - Reception   7 p.m. - Dinner/Program

Come Join Us!

Family Scouting Updates

For More Information, visit www.scouting.org/familyscouting!
Weboree XXIX

Open to All 1st Year Webelos!   Sign Up Early as this event sells out  and is limited to 750 participants! 

For More Information, visit our registration page!
Every Scout Deserves a Chance to go to Summer Camp! 

Believe it or not summer is just a few short months away and we want to tell you about all of our fantastic summer opportunities available for our Scouts! Schedule your Unit's Camp presentation TODAY by contacting your District Executive OR a member of your Chapter's Order of the Arrow Team!  Visit our websites for more details!

2019 World Scout Jamboree

Registration for the 2019 World Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve is now live. Youth participants, adult volunteers and staffers - known in World Scout Jamboree parlance as the International Service Team (IST) - can register to join the adventure.  Registration is still Open!

Northern New Jersey Council is only allocated to 29 spaces!  Please act quickly as spots are filling up fast.  Applications are now being accepted with a deposit.  Due to the anticipated number of applications that will be filed; a lottery selection will be held to select the candidates in mid March.  If you become on the waiting list and end up not getting selected, you will receive a full refund including initial deposit.

Cub Family Weekends

The ultimate in short-term Cub Scout Camping! Staffed by a mix of Camp
Lewis and Camp Yaw Paw staff's and experienced Cub Scout volunteers, our 2015, 2016, and 2017 Family Camp sessions 
sold out,  so sign up early! Spend all day Saturday engaged in active programs, then spend the night around the campfire with us!

Come and Experience BB Shooting, Archery, Leatherwork, Catapults, Fishing, Rocket Building/Launching, Campfire, and plenty of fellowship with other Cub Scouts and Parents!

Register for the May 5-6 Weekend!
Register for the May 19-20 Weekend!
Register for the June 9-10 Weekend!
College of Commissioner Science

The April 14, 2018 Northern New Jersey and Patriots' Path Councils' College of Commissioner Science is a full day of learning with opportunities to earn the recognition of a Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate in Commissioner Science or  basic training and a certificate in Roundtable Commissioning. You will be getting the most up   to   date information on ways to improve your service to your units. These informative classes are packed with material you can use on your next unit contact, and are presented by faculty who are highly experienced and trained, dedicated, and are enthusiastic about this year's college. You can expect a great day packed with solid learning experiences plus friendship and fellowship.

  Leave No Trace Trainer Course

Participants completing the course will become Leave No Trace Trainers.
As a Leave No Trace Trainer you will be authorized to conduct Leave No Trace Awareness and Outdoor Ethics Orientation classes for scout and non-scout groups, assist with BSA Outdoor Ethics Awards and co-teach other Leave No Trace classes.  A 10-15 minute presentation is required of each participant. Topics will be assigned before the weekend.

Next Course is April 20-22. 2018

Investment In Character Spot Light

Did you know it costs $200.00 to deliver the Scouting program to 1 youth for an entire year. 
Picture of the Week

Have your Scout(s) featured here every week!  Submit your pictures of your Scouts to Chris.Clark@scouting.org!

Northern New Jersey Scout Shop

Email: NorthernNewJerseyScoutShop@scouting.org
Upcoming Events
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Purchase our New "First Edition" Council Shoulder Strip Patch at 
the Council Service Center in Oakland, NJ OR Any of our Events for Only $5!
Produced with the assistance of Northern New Jersey Council's Program Partners

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