Boy Scout Troop 66 is part of the Twin Lights District of the Monmouth Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Our troop meets weekly on Wednesday night when Matawan Schools are in session (beginning  September 11, 2019), from 7:30pm - 9:00pm.  We meet at the Matawan United Methodist Church at the corner of Atlantic Ave and Church St in Matawan, NJ.

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Meeting / Camping Notes
  • Historian Notes: April 2019 Camping Trip
    We left the church at 5:45 pm on April 12th and we would come back at April 14th.  It was a two-hour drive to Worthington State Forest.  When we got there was no one there because there was a traffic jam the way the others were going, we had to wait hours for everyone to get to the campsite.  When everyone got there, we got our ponchos on and got tent boxes and setup the tents in five minutes so they wouldn't get wet on the inside.  After everyone set up the tents, we got our stuff and unpacked but some of the tents were so wet that you had to put a tarp inside.  We had a troop assembly and then we went to sleep because we were all wet, tried and cold. 
    We woke up at 7am and started cooking breakfast.  The people that were backpacking got their packs ready for the hike.  When we were all ready to go hiking we rode to the parking lot for the hike.  When we got there, the backpackers split off and went up the Mount Tammany Trail which was 1.5 miles of steep trail to the peak of Mt Tammany.  The hikers went on the Pahaquarry Trail which was 1.4 miles long of steep hills and rocks.  When we got to the top of the Mountain we had lunch for like 30 minutes and then hiked back down. We took the cars to the campsite and when we got back we were supposed to start dinner.  Once we finished we had free time and by 9 pm we had hot dogs and cocoa.  Scouts were tired and went to bed around 9:30pm 
    The next day we woke up at 6 am to get breakfast ready.  At 7 am we packed up and were waiting for the backpackers to get back.  When they got back we left at 10am.

    Posted May 9, 2019, 6:19 AM by Troop Webmaster
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Recent Troop Announcements
  • Fall 2019 Class-B available to order Our semi-annual Troop class-B fashion line is now available to order. See to order.
    Posted Oct 19, 2019, 9:20 AM by Troop Webmaster
  • Signup for November 2019 Camping Trip Sign-up is now available for the November 2019 camping trip to be held from November 15-17, 2019 at Citta Scout Reservation. Please visit ...
    Posted Oct 16, 2019, 7:16 PM by Troop Webmaster
  • Adults Only Comedy Show Nov. 8 2019 Join us for a fun night of comedy. Troop 66 is putting together a few tables for this adult (21+) comedy night fundraiser for Twin Lights District, Monmouth Council, cost ...
    Posted Oct 15, 2019, 6:14 PM by Troop Webmaster
  • No Meeting Oct 9, 2019 / Service Oct. 8, 2019 Due to the holiday of Yom Kippur on Oct 9, 2019, Matawan schools will be closed, so there will be no Troop Meeting (see calendar at ...
    Posted Oct 2, 2019, 5:56 PM by Troop Webmaster
  • Signup now for October 2019 trip Sign-up is now available for the October 2019 camping trip to be held from October 4-6, 2019 at Quail Hill Scout Reservation. Please visit ...
    Posted Sep 25, 2019, 5:24 PM by Troop Webmaster
  • September 2019 Camping Signup Available Sign-up is now available for the September 2019 camping trip and Cowtown Rodeo, to be held from September 20-22, 2019 at Roosevelt Scout Reservation. Please visit http://www ...
    Posted Aug 27, 2019, 5:48 PM by Troop Webmaster
  • Bob Shea Memorial Scout Pavilion Troop 66 has plans to construct the new Bob Shea Memorial Scout Pavilion at our Onondaga summer campsite at Forestburg Scout Reservation and is seeking support to help with the ...
    Posted Sep 11, 2019, 7:02 PM by Troop Webmaster
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