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					  100thAnniversary
       of the
Boy Scouts of America
     Monmouth Council,
    Boy Scouts of America
          100th Anniversary
            Celebration
 To deliver a purpose – driven celebration
    • That is sustained and coordinated
• That allows us to share the powerful story
                  of Scouting
• That will engage Scouts and their families
  and friends from all levels of our program
   • That will re-connect and re-engage
                Scouting alumni
       BSA Alumni Connection
• National call to reconnect with Scouting
  Alumni
• Rekindle enthusiasm for Scouting and the
  values it represents
• Encourage alumni to re-engage with
  Scouting
• There are over 3,700 Eagle Scouts in
  Monmouth County
• www.bsaalumni.org
           National Hall of
            Leadership
• One-time opportunity to recognize
  extraordinary Scouting volunteers
• Nominees can be Scouts, Leaders,
  Parents. Nominee must be living.
• 12 nominees from Monmouth Council will
  be submitted to the Hall, one will be
  selected.
• Submissions are taken online at
  www.scouting.org/100years
       Generations Connection
• To inspire families to trace their roots in
  Scouting
• Each Scout is asked to create a Scouting
  Family Tree
• Through a partnership with the Arbor Day
  Foundation, BSA 100th Anniversary trees
  are available for families, groups, and
  communities to plant in honor of Scouting
       A Year of Celebration, A
         Century of Making a
         Difference – Award
               Program
• Scouts, leaders, and alumni can earn
  patches
• 5 patch ribbons available in the areas of
  leadership, achievement, community
  service, character, and the outdoors
         Adventure Base 100
• Traveling road show showcasing the finest the
  BSA has to offer our communities
• When fully deployed a 10,000 square foot
  activity center
• Includes a ropes course, IMAX style theatre,
  National Scouting Museum and Time Capsule,
  and Scouting informational booths
• Local Tour Stop, November 20 & 21, 2010 in
  Florham Park, NJ
• First Stop-Rose Bowl Parade, last stop – Macy’s
  Thanksgiving Parade
       Window Display Contest
• The opportunity for our local Scouting
  programs to showcase what they are
  doing in their community
• Engages local businesses and chambers
  of commerce
• Will coincide with the official birthdate of
  Scouting February 8, 2010
       Scouting Spirit Initiative
• Encourage all Scouting units to march in
  at least one local parade
• In towns where no parade exists Scouting
  units are invited to the Memorial Day
  parade in Freehold
• Our chance to show our communities how
  strong Scouting is.
      Council Pinewood Derby
• To bring the most recognized Cub Scout
  activity to the big stage
• Will be run in conjunction with the
  Anniversary Celebration Weekend
• Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos 1, and
  Webelos 2 divisions
• Corporate Pinewood will feature cars built
  and sponsored by local businesses
         Community Service
             Month
• For all of Scouting to give back to the
  community
• The challenge is to complete 10,000 hours
  of community service in one month
• Will use the national
  www.goodturnforamerica.org reporting
  website.
• Special recognition will be available for
  units recording service hours
         A Pitch for Scouting
• Partnership with all levels of Professional
  Baseball
• Will include first pitch, seventh inning
  stretch, pre and post game activities
• Full details will be available after the
  release of the 2010 Major League
  Baseball Schedule
          Anniversary Celebration
                 Weekend
• The Monmouth County Celebration of the 100th
  Anniversary, April 16-18 2010, East Freehold Park
• Scouts of all ages, their parents, family, and friends
  are invited along with the public
• The weekend will feature the Council Pinewood
  Derby, Scouting Skills show and competition,
  Community Service midway (local service clubs
  and non-profits are invited to participate) and more
• Activities for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venture
  Scouts, and Explorers
          Get In The Game -
             Geocaching
• Scouts and leaders will participate in a
  National geocaching recruitment program
• Each cache will include information on
  joining Scouting and Scouting's values
• Special “Travel Bugs” will be created to
  travel the country and end up at the
  National Jamboree
• Each council will have a number of special
  prizes to place in the cache locations
        A Shining Light Across
         America – Jamboree
           2010 Simulcast
• Simulcast of 2010 Jamboree Arena Show
• First time in Scouting's history that each
  and every Scout will be able to join in on
  one National event
• Monmouth Council is working to secure a
  large arena venue for a gigantic viewing
  party
         More Information
• www.monmouthbsa.org – Monmouth
  Council Website
• www.scouting.org/100years - Boy Scouts
  of America’s 100th Anniversary website
• Contact Ross Munt at the Monmouth
  Council at 732-536-2347 or
  ross.munt@scouting.org

				
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