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Welcome to Oldwick Troop 199

BSA Troop 199 meets Mondays (7:30 pm to 9:00 pm) at the Christian Education Building (CEB) of our sponsor, the Zion Lutheran Church, 18 Miller Lane in Oldwick, New Jersey. On some occasions, we schedule our meetings at Fairmount North Park (north of the 512/517 intersection, behind the cemetery and sport fields).

We schedule our Troop meetings in conjunction with the calendar used by Old Turnpike School in Tewksbury. When a school holiday falls on a Monday, we do not have a Troop meeting on that day. Troop meetings will still be held on planned school half-days. In the event of an emergency early dismissal or school cancellation for inclement weather, the Troop meeting is canceled.
We have an active Troop and we enjoy campouts, hikes, high adventure challenges, summer camp, service projects, and many other fun outings.

If you have any questions about our troop, please contact our Scoutmaster.

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Come join us at our next Troop Meeting!

Upcoming Meetings

Posted by admin on Sep 27 2016 - 11:06am

October 3rd: Scoutfest 2016 Prep  -  Remember to return your completed Recharter Documents/Check -or- be sure to attend to receive your Document Package
October 10th: Columbus Day, NO Meeting
October 17th: Court of Honor  - DUE DATE for completed Recharter Documents/Check
October 24th: PLC

Important: ScoutFest 2016

Posted by admin on Sep 27 2016 - 10:59am

Hopefully everyone had a safe and enjoyable summer. As always, it goes by too fast.

As previously mentioned, ScoutFest 2016 is being held on Oct 7-9, 2016 at the 4-H Fairgrounds in Ringoes, NJ. The event is shaping up to be packed with exciting activities for scouts of all ages. Check out the program lineup on the website at: http://www.scoutfest16.com/

An Adult Contemplating becoming an ASM? A Scout thinking about NYLT?

Posted by admin on Sep 27 2016 - 10:58am

If you are contemplating becoming an ASM, the training includes one session of Scoutmaster Specific Training and the Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills.  The Troop will reimburse the cost of training.  Our Washington Crossing Council has the following offerings coming up:

October 15, 2016 - Scoutmaster Specific Training 
October 21, 2016 - Scoutmaster Specific Training
October 22-23, 2016 - Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

If you are a registered Boy Scout who is 13 years of age or completed the 7th grade, but not older than 18 years of age that has obtained First Class; has taken ILT.  You will love NYLT!  Talk with SM Fabiano for approval.  (Troop 199 offers "scholarships" for those scouts who qualify.)
November 4-6 & 18-20, 2016 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)  

Be sure to get completed Merit Badge Cards to Mrs. Gagen by Oct. 3 for this COH

Posted by webmastermn on Sep 19 2016 - 6:49pm

In preparation for the October 17, 2016, Court of Honor, I will be at the October 3, 2016, 7:30 pm, Troop meeting at the CEB to collect any merit badge cards or advancement papers for processing.  This will be the last date to hand them in to be included in the October Court of Honor.   Any cards or papers handed in after this date will be processed for the next Court of Honor in February. 

Troop 199 in the News!

Posted by webmastermn on Sep 19 2016 - 6:48pm

In the Sunday Democrat, 9/18/16 and on nj.com: 

0915 HCD Oldwick scouts.jpgBoy Scout Troop 199 of Oldwick held their first meeting of the school year on Sept. 12

 

- You can also see this great picture of the scouts who attended the 1st Troop Meeting of new scout year in the 9/18/16 SundayDemocrat Page A14 or click here to see the same on nj.com.

- Our recent Eagle Court of Honor (April 23) covered in NJ.com Click here for article.

- Click here to read about Troop 199 scouts helping with a very worthy cause (Feed My Starving Children).

Click here to find the nj.com article, "30K In Food Donations by NJ Scouts" (Food Day-2/20/16) with Troop 199/Pack 199 members listed and in pictures #14-19 (of 41)

Thanks again to the Andersons for coordinating for the Troop this very worthwhile endeavor!

Philly Catholic Scout Retreat - September 30 - October 2nd @ Camp Horseshoe - See ASM Mr. V for more info

Posted by webmastermn on Sep 19 2016 - 6:31pm
Please see below note about the upcoming Philly Scout Retreat for anyone interested. Any questions, let me know and I’ll see what I can find out.
 
YIS,
 
ASM Mr. V.
Troop Chaplain

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