Glen Gray Merit Badge Fair May 15-16, 2015

Glen Gray Merit Badge Fair

May 15-16, 2015

Friday Evening

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Assemble at OLPH at 5PM to depart, we need to car pool to minimize the number of cars heading up the road.  Please eat dinner before arriving at OLPH or bring it up with you.

Once you arrive, we’ll head up to the Campsite, it is Tindall Lodge (Map ATTACHED)

Saturday Morning:

You will be paired up with a buddy and given directions to your AM merit badge location along with your AM Blue Card.  Once you are finished with your course, return to the Campsite and Lunch will be there for you.  After lunch you will pick up your PM Blue card and go your PM class.

I will have Maps for the scouts up at camp.

Footwear – Please wear either hiking boots or hiking shoes to keep your feet dry.

Classes should be over before 4:00 PM.  Please be there at 4 PM to pick up your scout..

Items for the Merit Badge Fair

  1. Merit badge book
  2. Merit badge worksheet completed
  3. Pencil or Pen
  4. Anything else the Counselor requested you to bring for the merit badge requirements.
  5. Plastic bag to keep everything dry
  6. Scout handbook if you need something signed off on.
  7. Great Attitude

 

 

Merit Badge List

  • AM session: 9 to 11:30
  • Lunch – 11:30 to 1PM
  • PM session: 1PM to 4PM
  • All day badge: Must attend AM and PM sessions.
  • You are not officially in the class until you hear from your merit badge counselor.

 

Camping – limited to 10 Scouts, age 14+, all day – must attend AM and PM sessions.

Mr. Brutzman.  Prerequisites: merit badge book, #3, 4, 5, 7a.

 

Carving – limited to 15 Scouts per session, all ages, AM or PM sessions.  Must have Tot’n Chip card.

Mr. Holland.  Prerequisites: merit badge book, tot’n chip card.  Read entire merit badge book

Communications – limited to 10 Scouts, age 14+, PM session only.

Mrs. Jaglowski.  Prerequisites: merit badge book, #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9.

E-Prep – limited to 15 Scouts, age 14+, all day –must attend AM and PM sessions.  Must have First Aid Merit Badge.

Mr. Tarbutton.  Prerequisites: merit badge book,#1., 2b., 2c (photo of items), 6b & c., 9.

Engineering – limited to 12 Scouts, age 13+, AM session only.

Mrs. Lynch.  Prerequisites: merit badge book, # 1, 2, 5, 6a, b, c, d, f, 9.

Electronics – limited to 10 Scouts, age 12+, all day – must attend AM and PM sessions.

Mr. Hatten.  Prerequisites: merit badge book, #6.

Family Life – limited to 10 Scouts, age 14+. AM session only.

Mrs. Jaglowski.  Prerequisites: merit badge book, #2., 3., 4., 5., 6

Fire Safety – limited to 15 Scouts, all ages, AM session or PM sessions.

Mr. McGilvrey.  Prerequisites: merit badge book, #6a

Nuclear Science – limited to 10 Scouts, age 14 +, PM session only.

Mr. Garelick.  Prerequisites: merit badge book, #2, 6, 8

Personal Fitness – limited to 8 Scouts per session, AM or PM.  All ages.

Mr. Edelson.  Prerequisites: physical exam BSA form by MD., letter from dentist stating exam was done past year.

Personal Management – limited to 12 Scouts per session, all ages. AM or PM session.

Mr. Leymeister.  Prerequisites: merit badge book, #1., 2, 5., 8., 10

Pets – limited to 12 Scouts per session, all ages, AM or PM session, must have a pet.

Mr. Graham.  Prerequisites: merit badge book, fill out worksheet with essay

Photography – limited to 15 Scouts per session, all ages, AM or PM sessions.

Mr. Burns.  Prerequisites: merit badge book, #4

Sustainability – limited to 12 Scouts per session, all ages, AM or PM session.

Mr. Miner.  Prerequisites: have merit badge book, #1., 2., 4., 5., 6.

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2015 Camper Sampler Program

If you are going to be attending more than one week at camp, please check out this information which offers discounts for scouts attending multiple camps at Northern NJ Council and NNJC Contingent trips.

Camp sampler program 2015

 

Wawayanda State Park Campout- Friday, May 1-3 2015

Wawayanda State Park Campout

Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking

885 Warwick Turnpike
Hewitt, NJ 07421
(973) 853-4462

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The quiet charm of Wawayanda appeals to hikers, campers, swimmers and boaters. Forested hills surround Lake Wawayanda creating a restful backdrop for canoeists, boaters and fisherman, while steep mountains challenge casual as well as serious hikers. A twenty-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail runs through the park, while the top of Wawayanda Mountain offers sensational views. More than sixty miles of trails are marked in the park. Wawayanda State Park is a 34,350 acre state park in Sussex County and Passaic County in northern New Jersey. The park is in Vernon Township on the Sussex side, and West Milford on the Passaic side. Troop 49  will be Canoeing/Fishing (Anyone age 16 and older must have a valid NJ fishing license) (http://www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw/fishneed.htm) and Hiking the Appalachian trail which will take us up to the ridgeline west of Greenwood lake. We may also have an opportunity to do a service project for the park itself if we have time.

 

Cost: $25

When: Friday, May 1-3

Food:   If you need to cook one or more meals for advancement, this is your opportunity to step up and make it happen! We need dinner Friday, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and a quick breakfast on Sunday for the troop!

Camp site: We have 2 sites (site 1 (15) and 2 (35)) which will accommodate 50 people total. Bathrooms are right next to these sites.

Schedule: Gather at OLPH at 4:30 pm for roll call. Leave OLPH at 4:45 pm and drive up to Wawayanda S.P. approximately 45 minutes (see directions) arriving 5:30pm. Setup camp and start dinner. After dinner, go over “safety of float” and general boating safety.  Saturday morning prepare breakfast. Prep for Hike/boating and wing the rest.

What to bring: We will be outside for the weekend. Dress in layers for warming days and cool nights. We will be tenting on the ground. Clothing should be appropriate for the weather. Tent, sleeping bag, mess kit, water bottle, etc. small backpack for the hike.

 

DRIVING DIRECTIONS (MapQuest)

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  1. Start out going southeast on Purdue Ave toward Franklin Ave/County Hwy-84. (go 0.02 miles)
  2. Turn right onto Franklin Ave/County Hwy-84. (go 0.53 miles)
  3. Turn left onto Ramapo Valley Rd/US-202 South. New Jersey Headstones is on the corner (go 0.11 miles)
  4. Merge onto I-287 South. (go 0.49 miles)
  5. Take the Skyline Drive exit, EXIT 57, toward Ringwood. (go 0.24 miles)
  6. Keep right to take the ramp toward Ringwood. (go 0.13 miles)
  7. Merge onto Skyline Dr. (go 4.81 miles)
  8. Keep right at the fork to go on Skyline Drive/County Hwy-692. Turn right onto Greenwood Lake Turnpike/County Hwy-511.  Luigi’s Pizza is on the corner (go 8.1 miles)
  9. Stay straight to go onto Union Valley Rd/County Hwy-513. (go 0.25 miles)
  10. Stay straight to go onto Warwick Turnpike. (go 4.41 miles)
  11. 885 WARWICK TPKE.
  12. Your destination is 0.4 miles past Hillcrest Drive (go 0 miles)

B) 8​8​5​ ​W​a​r​w​i​c​k​ ​T​p​k​e​,​ ​H​e​w​i​t​t​,​ ​N​J​ ​0​7​4​2​1​-​1​7​8​5​ ​U​S​

TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 31 minutes | DISTANCE: 19.11 miles