The Council Resource Centers and Scout Shops will be closed today. While the road conditions appear to be reasonably safe right now, the forecast calls for a significant increase in the intensity of the snow later this morning and throughout the day. Based on that forecast, the office will be closed today.
Hello fellow Scouters! The GSC Activities Committee is announcing activity and meeting dates for 2018. These events are to supplement your units and districts program offerings. We are also seeking new members to help plan and organize council activities. This is a great opportunity to network with other districts and units. Click HERE to visit the Council Activities Page.
The 24th World Scout Jamboree will bring together young men and women to promote peace, mutual understanding and to develop leadership skills as well as to make lifelong friends from around the world. Seventeen youth from the Garden State Council will have the chance to join as many as 50,000 Scouts from up to 169 Scout Organizations for 12 days at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia.
November 1, 2017
Mandatory Merit Badge Counselor Training Memo
In support of the continuous effort to provide our youth with the safest and best quality programs possible, the Garden State Council Advancement and Training Committees have determined it is in the best interest of our youth to ensure that all Merit Badge Counselors in our council are fully trained for their position by January 1, 2018.