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Northern New Jersey Council International Committee



NNJC International Committee

Vision Statement: The International Committee of Northern New Jersey Council views Scouting as an international brotherhood of young people with shared values, and is committed to helping the youth of Northern New Jersey Council interact with Scouts from other nations.  It supports thefollowing Scouting principles and practices:

Worldwide Principles

  • Duty to God and respect for individual beliefs
  • Loyalty to one's country and respect for its laws
  • Strength of world friendship and Scouting brotherhood
  • Service to others—community development
  • Universal regard for the Scout Promise and Law as a life guide
  • Voluntary membership
  • Service by volunteer leaders
  • Independence from political influence and control
  • Training youth in responsible citizenship, physical and mental development, and character guidance through use of the patrol system, group activity, recognition through awards, and learning by doing
  • Outdoor program orientation

 Universal Practices - These acts and symbols are familiar all over the world:

  • Scout Promise and Law—duty to God and country
  • Design of badge—basic trefoil
  • "Be Prepared" motto
  • Universal three-finger Scout sign—sign of personal honor
  • Scout left handclasp
  • Use of the patrol system
  • Basic ideal of the Good Turn

Mission of the Committee

The mission of the International Committee of Northern New Jersey Council is to disseminate information regarding international Scouting opportunities and to encourage and support its young people as they participate in international Scouting experiences.


International Recognitions & Awards- Click Here

Activities & Events

       International Division Website                                                        World Friendship Fund 

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