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Cub Scouts

Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award

2        Have a picnic at the Fair.  

13      Explore Monmouth Battlefield State Park.

Cub Scouting Leave No Trace Awareness Award

2        Practice the frontcountry guidelines of Leave No Trace on this outing.

Academics and Sports Program

Academics Program

Citizenship: Pin

10      The Fair is many events in one. Attend an antique car show with the Mid Jersey Antique Car Club or observe Revolutionary War, Civil War & World War II reenactors.  

Collecting: Belt Loop

3        Many exhibits feature historical collections, military memorabilia and car collectors.

Heritages: Pin

7        Learn about tracing family records with the Genealogical Society of New Jersey.

Music: Belt Loop

3        Listen to Civil War sounds of Charlie Zahm, Blue Grass from the Piney Hollow Drifters, Sea Chanties with the Sea Dogs and Jonni Drue as Frank Sinatra.

Music: Pin

6        The Fair offers numerous musical performances throughout the day.

Wildlife Conservation: Pin

8        The Spirit of the Jerseys Fair takes place at one of New Jersey’s State Parks, Monmouth Battlefield State Park in Manalapan, New Jersey.

 

Sports Program

Marbles: Belt Loop

2/3     Practice then play a game of marbles in the 18th/19th century game area.

Marbles: Pin

5        Play a game of marbles in our 18th/19th century game area.

 

Tiger Cubs

Achievements

1G     Hear Mrs. Phoebe Woolley tells stories about life in the 1800s at the Township of Ocean Historic Museum display.   

3G     Watch the Hoboken Nine Vintage Base Ball Team take on the Elizabeth Resolutes playing by 19th century rules.

Electives

3        Fun and Games: Participate in a game of marbles or play with a ball and cup.  

22      Picnic Fun: What better place to have a picnic than a beautiful park. Dens and families can bring their own food or purchase food from one of our food vendors.

35      There are many outdoor playing opportunities in our 18TH/19th century game areas. Come roll a hoop with a stick, play graces with a friend or participate in a sack race.

Wolf

Achievements

4f      The Spirit of the Jerseys Fair takes place at an historic battlefield which is important to the people of New Jersey and the United States - Monmouth Battlefield State Park in Manalapan, NJ.

10c    Take a walk through Monmouth Battlefield State Park.

10f    The Fair offers numerous musical performances throughout the day.

 

Electives

4c/e   Play a Game: Play ring toss and marbles in the games area

18a/b Outdoor Adventure: A park is a great place to have a picnic. Dens and families can bring their own food or purchase food from one of our food vendors. Help plan your family or den’s outing with information on the website at www.njhistoryfair.org.   

Bear

Achievements

3b      The Fair includes actor portrayals of several famous Americans. You can learn about George Washington, Molly Pitcher, Ben Franklin William Franklin and others.

3d      The Spirit of the Jerseys Fair takes place at Monmouth Battlefield State Park – the site of the  historic battle of Monmouth which is important to the people of NJ and the US.

4a/b   Meet Mary Hays McCauley aka “Molly Pitcher” and her part in the Battle of Monmouth.

8d      Study Genealogy with the Genealogical Society of NJ, Afro-American Historical and           Genealogical Society-NJ Chapter, Burlington County Historical Society, Cumberland           County Historical Society, the Historical Society of West Caldwell, Hudson County             Genealogical & Historical Society, Monmouth County Archives, Monmouth County           Genealogical Society, NJ Society Daughters of the American Revolution, NJ State           Archives, Ocean County Historical Society and the Salem County Historical Society.

8e      Learn how people used to put out the fires in your community. Help put out a “house-a-fire” with the NJ Fire Museum.

10a    Spend a day exploring five centuries of NJ’s History at the Spirit of the Jerseys Fair.

12c    What better place to have a picnic than a beautiful park? Dens and families can bring their own food or purchase food from one of our food vendors.

12d    The Spirit of the Jerseys Fair is many events in one. View classic cars, listen old time music or observe military reenactment groups from the American Revolution, Civil War or World War II.  

12e    Help plan your family’s outing with information on the website at www.njhistoryfair.org.

Electives

24a/b Learn about the Lenape people with James Wade, Heart to Hearth Cookery and Waterloo Village Historic Site.

Webelos

Activity Badge

Citizen

11      Learn about Presidents George Washington and Grover Cleveland. You can even learn Mr. Cleveland’s connection to the Baby Ruth candy bar.  

 

 

 

 

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