Troop 290 is located in Colts Neck, New Jersey. We are in
District of the Monmouth
Council and we are sponsored by the Colts Neck Fire Department.
The Troop meets 7:30 to 9 pm, Wednesday evenings at the Colts Neck Firehouse
#1, on Route 537 west of Route 34.
Meeting activities planned by the Scouts themselves include learning and
practicing Scouting skills, planning trips and special activities, working on
merit badges or other projects of interest to the Scouts, games, and fun.
The Troop consists of three patrols:
Troop 290 is supported by a committee made up of the parents and adult
leaders of the troop. The committee
meets once a month at Saint Mary's spiritual center on the first Tuesday of
each month after Cub Scout committee meeting, at 8:45 PM.
The committee members have responsibilities for a variety of functions for
the Troop, a listing is provided at: Committee
The minutes of the committee
meetings are available at: minutes.
Upcoming Events and Announcements
Winter Camping on January 25-27 2001
Battleship Massachusetts Feb 23-24, 2002 Check out the pictures at: www.battleshipcove.org
Calendar for 2002
Recent Events and Photos:
Beach Jam'99 at Wildwood Beach Trip
Radio-A-Thon at Buck's Mill Camp Trip
June 11-12 White Water Canoe / Kiyak Trip
May 31 Memorial Day Parade
May 15 Dover AFB Air Show Trip
Wharton State Forest Camp Trip
Derby February 13, 1999
The first weekend of February we went to No Be Bo
Sco Scout Reservation
December we took a 10 mile hile along the Delaware/Raritan Canal, take a look!
In Service to the Community:
Big Brook March 27, 1999
Big Brook May 30, 1998
Big Brook April 18-21,
Big Brook April 4, 1998
Brook Virtual Tour - Check it out!
Other troop pages:
Troop 290 Code of Conduct
Scouting Leader Recognition Information
Guide to BSA Leadership
Board of Review related
Guide to Boards of
Merit Badge related
Comprehensive list of
links ordered by Merit Badge
Merit Badge requirements
Listing of all BSA Merit
Badges since the beginning
Counselor Instruction Guide
Eagle Scout related
Tips for Eagle Advisors
Guidelines for Earning Your Eagle Rank from George Washington Council
Eagle Scout Service
Project Planning Guide
Eagle Letter List
Eagle Scout Charge or
Letter Addresses and Examples
The Eagle Scout Resources
National Eagle Scout
Association Unofficial site
C.O.P.E. / High Adventure Related
Camping with COPE facilities
BSA High Adventure
& COPE links
What is C.O.P.E.?
Regional (NJ) Outdoors/Camping Facilities
Water Gap NRS
High Point State Park
Morris County Trails
NJ Appalachian Trail
NJ Online listing of State
NJ Chapter of Appalachian Mountain Club
State Park Phone #s
Outdoors/Camping Magazines & Publications
Ecologists Hike Southcentral region
Other Scouting resources On The Web
The Worship Handbook
Many resources for worship services both indoors and outdoors
The CAC Cyberbase
The Mac Scouter
Boy Scouts of America. The "OFFICIAL"
World Wide Web site of the BSA.
The U.S. Scouting Service Project.
The Virtual Campsite
WWW Page for International Scouting. A
WWW look at Scouting around the World.
the Great Scoutmaster of all good Scouts, be with you till we meet again."
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