Spirit of Camp Turrell Award
Mr. Charles Fineran was re-united with his Scout Sash by Ryan and Jamie, as it was located amongst the Scouting memorabilia collection of Scoutmaster Fineran.
If you are interested in donating to the new signage and related dedication costs in memory of Ken Fineran at Camp Turrell, please feel free to make donation here. A formal dedication ceremony at Camp Turrell is being planned for this spring.
- Saturday, December 15
- Thursday, December 20
- Monday, December 24
- Tuesday, December 25
- Wednesday, December 26
- Thursday, December 27
- Friday, December 28
- Saturday, December 29
- Sunday, December 30
Where: Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial
Departure: Saturday, March 30th, 1530 (3:30 pm)
- Boarding the ship starts at 1700 (5:00 pm)
- Disembark the ship by 1200 (noon)
Return: Sunday, March 31st at 1330 (1:30 pm)
Departure/Return: St Rose of Lima Parking Lot
- Stow your gear in a locker - the same lockers as the sailors used.
- Sleep in bunks - just like the enlisted sailors.
- "Chow down" in the Crew's Mess.
After a chowline dinner, guides will take Scouts on a memorable tour of the BB-62's spaces. You'll enter one of the ship's 16-inch gun turrets. Guides will give you a tour of areas that are not on any regular tour routes. You'll see the Captains and Admiral's cabins, the Officer's Wardroom and much more while climbing up and down the ship's original ladders and companionways. The following day after breakfast, Scouts will be able to leisurely follow a self-guided route taking pictures and further checking the museum's artifacts and exhibits.
Merit Badge: Radio Merit Badge requirements limited to 15 participants. Must bring blue cards and prerequisites. You must let us know if you want to participate.
What to wear and Gear:
- Class B Uniform required
- Base Layers
- Warm clothes
- Rain gear
- Extra set of clothes
- Sleeping bag and a pillow
Food/Beverage: Dinner and breakfast are included in the overnight. Snack bar should be open, so bring extra money.
Cost: $90 per Scout
Deadline to register: Thursday, December 13th