Recent Announcements

  • Tonight's Meeting Cancelled
    Due to the weather and school closing, tonight's meeting is cancelled.

    Next week, we will be having our COH with a special Eagle COH for 2 of our most recent Eagles. 
    This evening  is for parents & scouts. 

    More announcements to come.  Please stay informed by checking your emails. 

    Posted Mar 21, 2018, 9:38 AM by Patricia Misyak-Peters
  • Plant Sale Sign Ups

    All Parents and Scouts,


    Please review the attached plant sale sign up sheets for the accuracy of your selections. If you need to make a change or your time slot is incorrect contact Mr. Tess at 646 739-4179 or immediately.


    If you were unable to attend the signup meeting kindly review the sheets and contact Mr. Tess with your selection. All slots will be filled on a “first come first served” basis. 

    If a response is not received by Tuesday March 20th your time and location will be assigned. Parents and Scouts keep in mind that there may need to be adjustments to ensure appropriate coverage at all sites.


    Thanks to everyone for your cooperation and enthusiasm towards another successful Troop 258 plant sale

    Doug Gifford & Dan Tess

    Posted Mar 17, 2018, 6:11 AM by Doug Gifford
    Since we missed the past two meetings due to weather and teachers conferences I want to remind everyone of our upcoming activities, and announce a few new ones

    Upcoming meetings

    Wednesday March 21 Meeting 
    • Nominations for Positions of Responsibility.  Come with full Class A with neckerchief if you are running for a position
    • Order of the Arrow Elections (Also need to be in full Class A)
    • Next Cycle Merit badge sign ups
    Wednesday March 28:  Court of Honor
    • 6:30 PM Summer Camp Merit Badge Sign ups
    • 7:00 PM Court of Honor, followed by a special Eagle Court of Honor
            Everyone in full Class A with neckerchiefs

    Wednesday April 4: No Meeting, schools are closed

    Wednesday April 11 Meeting
    Elections: full Class A with neckerchief if you are running for a position

    Plant Sale
    (If you were unable to sign up last night please contact Mr Tess ASAP to arrange your times)

    Thursday March 29    Set Up Stands  5PM

    Sale Dates: 
    Friday March 30
    Saturday March 31
    Sunday April 1

    New Announcements 
    (Mark your calendars!)

    April Camping Trip
    April 27-29   We will be camping at Brendan Byrne State Forest
    On Saturday morning we will work on Scout skills and welcome our newest scouts to camping 
    In the afternoon we will take a bike trip on the trails in the park 

    May Camping Trip
    May 18-20  Pioneering Weekend at Allaire State Park

    We are also working on an overnight hike in May or June - Stay tuned

    Looking ahead to June:
    • Food Drive June 9, (we will put out the bags the weekend of June 2-3)
    • Kittatinny river rafting (Date to be confirmed)

    We have a busy few months ahead of us!

    Posted Mar 15, 2018, 4:34 PM by Doug Gifford
  • Modified Troop Meeting Tonight: 03.14.18 Location Change
    There will be a Modified Troop Meeting Tonight: 03.14.18
    We will meeting tonight for announcements &
    Plant Sale Sign Ups.

    For all scouts & 1 parent

    Location Change:
    Dunkin Donuts, Rt 9 North,
    Near St. Veronica's

    No uniform
    Sign-ups from 7:00-8:30pm

    Two Words Gentlemen:

    PLANT SALE!!!!!!!

    Posted Mar 14, 2018, 7:13 AM by Patricia Misyak-Peters

     Summer Camp Merit Badge selection will be on  Wednesday March 28th 2018 prior to our COURT OF HONOR  from 630 pm to 700 pm. All scouts attending camp are required to be present.  Camp registration will be sometime after April 1st  once all deposits are in and accounted for. Please be prepared to have 6 merit badges selected with 3 of them being Eagle required. Attached are the Merit Badge choices and the selection form.  Please have the top part completed with your name, rank, age at camp, address and your parents telephone number.  The rest of the form will be completed at the meeting.

    All first year campers (cross over  webelos ) will be given the option of the  TRAILBLAZERS – FIRST YEAR CAMPERS’ PROGRAM.  All forms and  additional information  can be found on the Summer Camp link.

    Another payment of $125.00 is due MARCH 21, 2018


    Mr. Cat

    Posted Mar 13, 2018, 7:54 AM by John Cataudella
  • Committee Meeting Tomorrow Sunday March 11
    As a reminder

    Our Troop Committee Meeting is scheduled for tomorrow @ 7:00 PM
    at the Peter's house, 11 Windsor Rd. Howell

    All leaders and parents are invited to attend
    Posted Mar 10, 2018, 2:01 PM by Doug Gifford
  • Tonight's Meeting is Cancelled.
    Tonight's meeting is cancelled due to the weather and school closings. 

    A few Announcements:
    Merit Badge signups will commence at next week's meeting.
    Troop Merit Badges will be:
        First Aide (This is required for all our newer scouts)
        Animation or Modeling (we will let you know which one is selected)

    Flower Sale Signups will commence at next week's meeting.
    Parents MUST attend to sign up.  10 hours is required for each scout & one parent.

    There will be a Committee Meeting this Sunday @ 7:00pm.  11 Windsor Road.

    Posted Mar 7, 2018, 6:45 AM by Patricia Misyak-Peters
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