All scouts who are planning to go to Summer Camp, please bring in the merit badge worksheet plan (see attachment), filled out with the merit badges you plan to work on in summer camp. The worksheet is attached, as is the Class Catalog.
Your scout should be working on a minimum of 3 merit badges and a max of 7.
See prerequisites which your scout needs to complete prior to camp. For younger scouts, work on 1 Eagle Required MB and the rest choose ones that are of interest to help the scout learn the MB earning process. See Mr. Gard and or Mr. Doyle to discuss your Merit Badge choices.

Note for Scouts working on the following Merit Badges:

We will be working on the Citizenship of the Nation Merit Badge on 22 May (separate meeting Wednesday night). See Mr. Gard at the meeting.

For Scouts who have worked on the Emergency Preparedness, MB Counselor should be present tomorrow night.
Plan for 16 May:

1 - 16 May Board of Review
2 - Last Chance for Trip forms for due for May 15-17 Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation Mt. Biking (rentals available or bring your own Mountain Bike and Helmet) so far only 2 participants!
3 - Trip forms collected for Beach Jam - Need good participation
4 - Panther Patrol work on achieving next rank prior to the Court of Honor
5 - Plan rest of the scout year
6 - Commit to supporting Nick Macchi Eagle Court of Honor, 2 June 3pm CUMC.
Plan for 23 May Meeting:

1 - pack trailer for Beach Jam, quartermaster makes sure chuck boxes are complete and tents are usable;
2 - Trip forms collected for Beach Jam - Need good participation
3 - Panther Patrol work on achieving next rank prior to the Court of Honor
4 - Plan rest of the scout year
5 - Board of Review
6 - Commit to supporting Nick Macchi Eagle Court of Honor, 2 June 3pm CUMC; township committee meeting with Eagle Recognition on 1 June..

Trips:
Next trip:
17-19 May MASR Mountain Biking and Climbing
31 May - 2 June Beach Jam Wildwood NJ
27 June-11 July P Hrycak and O Hrycak Philmont Scout Camp Crew 629 Z-1
21-27 July Summer Camp, WSR

Good news!

A Scout is Reverent
There are opportunities to earn a religious award from your domination. Mr. Andy Koneski will be meeting for awards for Roman Catholics starting in the summer.
Contact him at ajkoneski@gmail.com if you son is interested or if you want information about awards from other dominations.
General information can be found here: ‎https://www.scouting.org/awards/religious-awards/

Parent Coordination:
Township Committee Meetings to Recognize Eagle Scouts
11 June Nick Macchi Joseph Gannon


Participation by Troop 75 Scouts; arrive by 7:15; meetings begin at 7:30, starting with a flag ceremony led by Scouts. Scout Participation done by 8:00PM.
Scouts working on the Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge stay for the whole meeting (until about 830 pm).


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Trips, Events and Fundraisers

Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation (MASR)
May 17-19, 2019


Scout Activities:
A - Boy Scout climbing Program (1/2 day)
B – Boy Scout Mountain Biking (1/2 day)
Potential to complete rank requirements
Permission form



May Campout Beach Jam 2019
North Wildwood, New Jersey

May 31 - June 2, 2019


Depart: Friday, May 31, 5:50 PM from CUMC
Return: Sunday, 2 June, between Noon-2:00pm
Fees: Due by May 16th:

$25 per participant
Payable by Check to “Troop 75”
ACTIVITY: Troop 75 will be camping on the beach in Wildwood NJ
Permission form/info







Upcoming Merit Badge and Service Opportunities

Click to see Tenafly Nature Center offerings for scouts.



Environmental Science (Eagle Required)


Valley Crest Farm & Preserve is offering opportunity for scouts to complete the Environmental Science Merit Badge


June 15. 10am-2:30pm
Explore the world of environmental science through this workshop. Scouts will examine issues such as erosion, animal populations, water cleanliness and so much more! This eagle required badge will be entirely completed through the workshop.
Cost for this course, including all materials, is $30.
Click here to register!
For any questions please contact Rachel at education@valleycrestfarmnj.org or (908) 238 9696.