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NEW BRUNSWICK RECREATION TO HOST GEOCACHING SCAVENGER HUNT & PIZZA PARTY DURING NEW JERSEY TEACHER’S CONVENTION

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – New Brunswick Recreation Department and Venturing, BSA are partnering to host a geocaching scavenger hunt and pizza party for teens from New Brunswick and the surrounding areas on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 10:00 am to 1:30pm.  Students are asked to meet at the HUB Teen Center (411 Joyce Kilmer Ave., New Brunswick, NJ 08901).  The event will conclude with a free pizza party.  Although the event is free of charge, students are asked to register prior to November 8th at: http://tinyurl.com/ztbhqf7.

The program, open to all students ages 13-20, will be a scavenger hunt, a treasure hunting game where you use a GPS to hide and seek containers with other participants.  The containers and stations list activity areas of the Venturing program. Those who attend will learn what Venturing is all about including the leadership experiences, high adventure trips, community service efforts, and more. 

Venturing is a coed program for all youth ages 13-20, featuring social activities, community service, camping and outdoor activities, team building, and leadership training.

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All youth 13-20, including active Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts are invited to attend.  Scouts who belong to a troop can also join a Venturing crew at the same time, and it won't interfere with their troop activities.

For more information, please contact Sonny Keels, Recreation Director at (732) 745-5125 ext.12 or gkeels@cityofnewbrunswick.org

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About Patriots’ Path Council

The Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America (Council #358), is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preparing young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of good character, citizenship and personal fitness. Each year, the council serves more than 16,000 youth members and 5,000 leaders in the counties of Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Union and parts of Middlesex, New Jersey. Some 400 local organizations have a Cub Scout pack, Boy Scout troop, Venturing crew, Varsity team or Explorer post as a part of their service to youth.

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