NNJC Outdoor Adventure News and Updates
Are you ready to get out of the house and get back outdoors? Summer camp season is right around the corner, and we're planning on having our camps open for an awesome summer! Our camp team at NNJC is closely monitoring and adhering to all CDC and NY/NJ DOH Health and Safety Guidelines. This newsletter is designed to keep our Scouting families updated on the status of our camps as we continue to receive new information. Any additional questions or concerns can be sent to    communications@nnjbsa.org

*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.*
NNJC Virtual Camporee
Saturday, May 2nd
Join NNJC for a virtually guided at-home-camping experience to enjoy with the entire family! You already have everything you will need at home, so all you have to do is sign up and log in on the day of.

Here's how it works:
  • Fill out the registration form here. Registration is free, but required.

  • Once registered, you will be added to the site where you can access all the content

  • On Saturday, we will broadcast prerecorded videos to guide your family's adventures!

  • Most activities will cover Cub Scout requirements, but Scouts of all ages can participate!

  • Go live with us in the evening for a 7 PM Clap-Out and closing campfire
How do I make a payment for camp?
Mail a Troop check with Troop roster to:
25 Ramapo Valley Rd
Oakland, NJ 07436

Checks can be made out to NNJC.
Camp Refunds

We understand that many in our community must make increased considerations with financial commitments.  To help our Scouting families in this time of uncertainty, we have made adjustments to our refund policy.

  • If any of our camps are unable to open this summer, we will issue full refunds on registrations.

  • Should a family pay for camp and then feel unconformable sending their Scout to camp, they have have until June 15th, 2020 to notify Ann Murphy at council to receive a 100% refund on fees paid. All refund requests must be made in writing.

  • After June 15th, refer to the Camp's individual leader's guide for their refund policy. A summary of all our camps' refund policies can be found here.

We are hoping our updated policies will help ease any concern or hesitation towards committing to Summer Camp. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to any member of our Camp Department.

Increased Precautions

  • A healthy camp begins at home. See these recommendations for precautions that should be taken before camp.

  • Any individual who is found to have a fever or be sick upon arrival to camp will not be admitted, and must return home.

  • Camp Staff will have an orientation on strategies to help reduce illness at camp and will be evaluated on these practices throughout the summer. The cleaning procedures we follow (directly from the CDC) can be found here.

  • Sanitation equipment will be provided in all campsites, program areas, and other highly trafficked zones throughout camp.

  • As always, culture of hand-washing and /or sanitizing will be promoted throughout the camp.

  • Dining Halls will make adjustments according to social distancing recommendations during the time of camp. This may include additional dining shifts to reduce capacity, and any other guidelines set by the State Health Department.

  • Visitor restrictions may be implemented to help ensure the safety of our campers and staff. This may impact family visits and programs during the week.
Outdoor Adventure Programs:
NEW DATES
Cub Family Weekends
  • May 2-3 session cancelled
  • May 16-17 session cancelled
*If you were registered for these weekends, we can move your reservation to any of the other sessions, or provide a full refund. The re-scheduled dates include:
  • June 13-14
  • September 12-13
  • October 3-4

Extreme Sports at Camp Turrell: POSTPONED
  • May 30-31 cancelled
  • New date TBD
*If you were registered for this event, we can issue a gift card that can be used for the new date or any other NNJC event. You can also submit a request in writing to Ann Murph y to receive a full refund.

Weboree 31
  • Postponed to September 25-27
  • Early Bird deadline is August 1st
  • Leader's meeting September 1st
  • Register here

Weekend rentals
  • Weekend camping closed through the end of May

OA Induction Weekends
  • May 2-3 cancelled
Additional Questions?
Email   communications@nnjbsa.org  with any other questions or concerns, and we will do our best to address it in our next edition.