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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!

Change of venue for 9/29 meeting & REMINDER: 1st Date to Return Your ReCharter Documents Package

Posted by admin on Sep 27 2014 - 8:02pm

This Monday's meeting, September 29, 2014, will be held at the Oldwick firehouse during regular meeting hours, 7:30pm-9pm. Please enter through the back.

See you all there.

Zion Art Show Work Days: Please sign-up!!!

Posted by webmastermn on Sep 26 2014 - 3:17pm

Thank you to everyone who attended the PLC last night and helped move boxes and other materials upstairs. We got everything done very quickly. But, that was only part 1 of 3. We desperately need scouts to sign up for parts 2 and 3. Part two is this Sunday, 9/28. We need Scouts at 11:00 AM to help move everything else in the great room into the classrooms on the ground floor. This should not take more than a half hour if we have enough Scouts. Part 3, Sunday, 10/5, at 6:30 PM will be moving everything from the upstairs and downstairs rooms back into the great room. This part should take no more that an hour if we have enough Scouts to help out. If you are available for one or both of these days, please sign up. Thank you for your help!

To sign up for Part 2, click here.

To sign up for Part 3, clcik here.

Rescheduled Fairmount North Advancement Campout 10/3-10/5

Posted by webmastermn on Sep 26 2014 - 3:17pm

This campout will be focused on getting sign-offs for rank advancement. There will also be some other activities besides sign-offs, such as manhunt and a 5 mile hike. This will be from Friday, October 3rd at 6 pm to Sunday, October 5th at 10 am. Each patrol must bring their own food, because there is a cooking competition on Saturday night. The winning patrol will get candy bars. This campout will be at Fairmount North above the soccer field. We will be meeting in the parking lot, and then going up to the site. Hope to see you there! 

Recharter Documents & Volunteer Choice DUE by 10/20/14

Posted by webmastermn on Sep 26 2014 - 3:17pm
Dear Troop 199 Scout Families,
 
Tonight your son came home with a Recharter Package containing information and documents for you to complete and return no later than October 20th.  Please return them to us in person at one of the following Troop Meetings: Sept. 29, Oct. 6, Oct. 20. This is necessary to insure your son is included in our Troop Charter and able to participate in Troop 199 activities this year.  [If for some reason, your son does not plan to return to the Troop this year, please let us know so that we do not continue to follow-up unnecessarily.]
 
In addition, attached to this email is the Volunteer Opportunity Choices Form, also due no later than October 20th, for you to fill out and return along with the rest of the Recharter documents or you can email your selected Volunteer position to one of the contacts listed below. It is expected that each family participate in support of Troop 199, as this is an entirely volunteer run organization.

Seabase Summer 2015, yes 2015!

Posted by rreep2 on Sep 26 2014 - 11:08am

Hi all - 

Yes we are talking about next summer’s opportunity to attend Seabase.  We were lucky enough in the lottery this year to secure 1 crew for the same week! July 24, 2015 to July 30th 2015.

Reminder: How to Request a BOR (Board of Review)

Posted by webmastermn on Sep 13 2014 - 9:00pm
If you are a scout in need of a BOR (Board of Review), please recall the following Troop Procedure:
1)      Be sure that you have completed a successful Scoutmaster Conference and all requirements have been signed off.
2)      Call or speak in person to Mrs.