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Meetings are held at All Saints' Episcopal Church, 559 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ. We meet every Monday night from 7:30 PM to 9 PM whenever school is in session.

This site is maintained by volunteer Scouts. Although it contains useful information on local Scouting programs, it is not an official BSA web site.
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June Court of Honor Delayed until 6/22

Posted on Jun 8 2015 - 9:15am

Due to the large number of scouts close to a possible rank advancement, the PLC voted to delay the Court of Honor from June 15 until June 22.  Scouts hoping for a rank advancement (e.g. to Tenderfoot) should get their last requirements signed off tonight and ask for a Scoutmaster conference immediately afterwards.  It would not be a bad idea to come in your class A uniform tonight, just in case you do get signed off and we can fit you in for a Scoutmaster conference.

Summer Camp Forms are Posted!

Posted on Apr 14 2015 - 1:39pm

The required forms and information booklets for our 2015 summer camp programs have been posted in the Files section (under "2015 Summer Camp Forms").

Sunday is the Lions' Club Pancake Breakfast

Posted on Feb 25 2015 - 8:49am
Scouts and Scouters,
 
On Sunday morning, the Scotch Plains Lions Club is holding their semi-annual Pancake Breakfast, at the Scotch Hills Country Club (http://tinyurl.com/ldn66uj). Troop 104 scouts always volunteer to serve as their waiters and busboys. We do this for them the last Sunday in October and the first in March -- and have for several years. It's a great and fun opportunity for community service (the patrons are very friendly to us; they truly enjoy interacting with the scouts, so it's easy for all). Often the youth meet and get photos with the mayor or a congressman.  It is also good to support the Lions, a wonderful organization which has been very good to us over the years (e.g. they donated Troop 104's "gear garage" which we use on most campouts).  
 
Scouts are needed for one or both shifts (7:45am-10:00 and/or 9:45-12:00). Please wear your Class A (brown shirt) if you have one, and plan to arrive at 15 minutes before the hour (to eat your free breakfast; then plan to stay at least 10 minutes after your shift (to clean up and transition to the next team).  Some scouts find it helpful to carry a pencil and a small pad, to help remember orders — but this is entirely optional because there is not a lot to remember (they basically serve pancakes and sausage, eggs and ham, juice and coffee/tea).
 
We like to field at least a dozen scouts per shift, so that the work stays light and everyone has a great time.  Please email Ms. Rhein at grrhein@comcast.net with your Scout's name and which shift they'd like to work.
 
Families should consider stopping by and buying breakfast to support the Lions Club, too!

 

Troop 104 Meeting for Monday 1/26/2015 postponed to Thursday due to weather.

Posted on Jan 26 2015 - 10:19am

The National Weather Service is predicting a pretty severe snowstorm to be rolling Monday (1/26) which we feel will prevent us from having our Troop Meeting safely; we will postpone it until THURSDAY, 1/29/15 at 7:30-9:00.

2014-2015 Registration Forms Available

Posted on Sep 7 2014 - 11:09am

The 2014-2015 Registration Forms are now available at 

http://t104.us/taxonomy/term/1068

Please fill out the Troop Registration Form completely and submit by October 20th, along with a check made out to Troop 104.  The Official BSA Medical Form is also there; if you did not attend summer camp you need to submit parts A&B at the same time.  Parts A&B do not require a doctor visit; your parents can fill out the form completely.

Rock Climbing delayed until the New Year

Posted on Nov 19 2013 - 8:48am

We had previously been planning to have indoor rock-climbing event in December. The Patrol Leaders Council recently voted to delay this until sometime in 2014, and replace it with an exotic "U R What U Eat" cookout/campout Saturday 12/14.

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