Images of America: Monmouth Council Boy Scouts

The History of Monmouth Council BSA

last revised 10-1-2007

Monmouth Council is pleased to announce the availability of a new book showcasing the rich history of Scouting in Monmouth County, New Jersey. The latest entry in Arcadia Publishing's respected "Images of America" series, this book gives an inside look at an oft-ignored aspect of life in Monmouth County. Forestburg and Quail Hill are featured, and long-gone Scout camps such as Kanohwahke Lakes, Camp Burton, Camp Burton-at-Allaire, and Camp Housman are also covered.

With over 200 vintage photographs illustrating every aspect of the Boy Scout program from 1911 to the present, this book is sure to please any Scout or former Scout.

cover of book

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Pioneer Years
Chapter 2: The Allaire Camps
Chapter 3: Forestburg Scout Reservation
Chapter 4: Quail Hill Scout Reservation
Chapter 5: Events
Chapter 6: Na Tsi Hi Lodge
Chapter 7: Cubbing and Exploring
Chapter 8: Adult Leaders

Quick Facts:

  • Author: David Alan Wolverton
  • Publication date: April 15, 2003
  • ISBN 0-7385-1171-4
  • Softcover, 128 pages
  • List Price: $19.99

Errata Sheet

Copies of this landmark book may be purchased for $25 at the museum or in the Museum Online Store.

All proceeds to the Estate of David A. Wolverton, a generous benefactor of the Museum.