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Inclement Weather Closings

Due to the predicted weather for tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14th, the management of Garden State Council has decided to close our offices, camps and stores.

The safety of our staff and our volunteers is of the utmost importance.

 Please stay safe and follow the directions of your local Office of Emergency Management. 

We will reopen on Wednesday at 9:00am.

Mervin Sluizer, Jr. Scholarship Fund

For current members of the Boy Scouts of America who are active in the Greater Philadelphia area. Which includes, Bucks, Chester Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania as well as Burlington, Camden and Gloucester in New Jersey.

Ten Commandment Hike

Ten Commandment Hike, April 8, 2017 - Scouts, families and friends are invited to participate in the 2017 Ten Commandments Hike in historic Haddonfield. This is a unique and exciting way to embrace the concept of Duty to God, while enjoying a stroll on the historic streets of Haddonfield. If you can't attend for the whole day, just come when you are available. Please see the attached current schedule for more information. A finalized version will be available shortly. 

Nominations Open for Anson J. Wager Service Award

Do you know a Scout who has earned either the Eagle Scout or Venture Summit Award, and also the Religious Emblem of their Faith? How about an adult leader who has received the Religious Emblem of their Faith as a scout or an adult? If these individuals have also provided unwavering service to others as Andy did during his lifetime, please nominate them for the Anson J. Wager Service Award. There will be one award for youth under 18 and one award for adults. The application should be submitted by March 3rd. Please see the attached requirements and application for more information.

Inclement Weather

Due to the inclement weather the Garden State Council offices and Scout Shops will function on a delayed opening today. Because of the vast geographic area of the Council, if you are planning a visit to the offices or shops, please call first to be sure that the person you are coming to see is available. Our first priority is the safety of our staff and volunteers. All staff members will be available by email if they are working from home today.