NoBeBoSco New Scout Trip: March 16-18, 2018

Summary

What: March NoBeBoSco Trip
Lodging: Tent and Cabin Camping
Where: Camp NoBeBoSco, 11 Sand Pond Road, Blairstown NJ 07825 [Directions and map]
When: March 16-18, 2018
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Load Trailer: Wednesday, March 14 @ 6:30 pm before troop meeting.
Departure for Veteran Scouts: Friday, March 16 at 6:00 pm from the Montville Reformed Church.
Departure for New Scouts: Saturday, March 17 at 8:00 am from the Montville Reformed Church.
Return: Sunday, March 18 at 10:30 am return to church/unpack trailer
Price Per Scout: $30
Price Per Adult: $15
Trip Leader: ASM Steven Benno
Trip Coordinator: TBD

What would you like to do next in Scouting

Go camping?
Earn rank requirements?
Learn to cook for others?
Laugh at your friends’ skits?
Find your way around the outdoors?

Join us for a weekend full of these and other fun experiences at Camp NoBeBoSco in Blairstown, NJ. This trip is specially designed to introduce our newest members and their parents to Boy Scout camping. Let’s get together for this annual tradition and have a great time.

New scouts are required to have a parent attend for the weekend.

The March trip is a cabin and tenting trip at Camp NoBeBoSco. Veteran scouts will be tenting outside starting on Friday night. New scouts and their parents will arrive on Saturday morning and will be staying in a heated cabin. We will be doing many things while we are there. Our main goal is to educate new scouts and to teach scouting skills. We will be teaching fire building and new scouts will earn their Totin’ Chip and their Firem’n Chit, as well as work towards requirements for all ranks.

Parents will get to see Troop 74 in action and to talk to the adult leaders, which is the best way to understand what Boy Scouts is all about.

All meals will be made by scout Grubmasters. This is a great chance for older scouts to cook who are looking to complete their First or Second Class cooking requirements, or any scouts who need to cook for the Cooking Merit Badge.

Because of the short time leading up to this trip, we’re asking everyone interested in the trip to register online as soon as you can, especially scouts interested in cooking or being a leader on the trip. Grubmasters should already start planning their menus and get it approved right away. Be prepared, don’t wait until the deadline!!

Here are directions and map to Camp NoBeBoSco. This is a map of the campsite itself.

Here are is topographic map of camp trails and a topographic map of out-of-camp trails.

Packing List

Hiking boots (no sneakers)
Backpack or Duffel bag for personal gear
Mess Kit (plate, bowl, fork, knife, spoon) and cup
Three sets of clothes
Extra underwear
Extra socks
Nightwear
Outer clothing (sweatshirts, coats, etc.)
Hiking boots (no sneakers)
Flashlight
Raingear
Cold weather clothing (coat, hat, gloves, etc.)
BSA Handbook
Pocketknife
Compass
Pillow
Sleeping Bag
Ground Mat
Reusable Waterbottle (Nalgene is the most popular)
Toiletries
Sunblock
Lawn Chair
Map of Camp
Drivers: Directions and map to Camp NoBeBoSco

PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not complete until you return a signed registration form with your payment before the registration deadline even though you have filled out the online form.