Black River District

The district serves the communities of: Basking Ridge, Bedminster, Bernardsville, Brookside, Budd Lake, Chester, Denville, Dover, Far Hills, Flanders, Gladstone, Jefferson Township, Long Valley, Liberty Corner, Mendham, Mine Hill, Mt. Arlington, Mt. Olive, Peapack, Randolph, Rockaway Township, Rockaway (Borough), Roxbury, and Wharton.

2017 Cub Family Superbowl-A-Thon on Sunday, February 5

Dear Pack Leaders, It is not too late to register your Pack for the 2017 Cub Family Superbowl-A-Thon on Sunday, February 5, at Rockaway Lanes. Please rally your Pack families and register your teams/squads as soon as possible for this always fun event. Here's the...

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PPC Honors Recognition Brunch – April 2

Please join us on April 2nd to recognize Don Beach for his outstanding work with our National Scout Jamboree program and Mary Ann Simonenko & Glenn Treier for their outstanding work with the Cub Scout camping program.  They will be honored at a brunch for...

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Webelos Woods – September 15-17, 2017

Calling all Webelos (and Boy Scouts for staff) that will be in fourth & fifth grade in the fall of 2017 WHAT IS WEBELOS WOODS Webelos Woods is the first opportunity for 4th grade and 5th grade Webelos Cub Scouts & Arrow of Light Cub Scouts to learn what Boy...

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Black River District Klondike Derby – January 27 to 29

Black River District 2017 Klondike Derby Welcome to the 2017 Klondike Derby A few notes about some changes for this year can be found in the Information Packet. We’re going back to Camp Akelaland at Trexler Scout Reservation in Effort, PA. For those of you who came...

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Black River’s Best Award Nominations

Name the Black River’s Best from your Pack, Troop, or Crew! They are the folks who do that little bit extra (or that whole lot extra) to make Scouting happen. EVERY pack, troop, and crew has at least one. Black River District wants to help you recognize these...

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Black River District Award of Merit

The District Award of Merit is a National BSA Award.  Awardees are determined by the District Higher Awards Committee from a list of individuals who are nominated by their fellow scouters.  These are people considered to be outstanding and who “go above and beyond”...

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Silver Beaver Award

SILVER BEAVER AWARD It is never too early to submit your nominations. Oct. 1 is the deadline for nominations for the Silver Beaver Award.  Please take the effort to nominate a most worthy volunteer. Please note that anyone who has been nominated in the past and did...

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Handicapped Accessibility Statement
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate persons with disabilities at its meetings. Please contact Marc Maratea, District Executive, Office: 973-765-9322 x 240, Cell: 973-900-0919 or with your request.

Photo Release
I understand that by attending programs sponsored by the Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America, I consent to the use of photographs, film, videotapes, electronic representations and or sound recordings made of me and my family during that time by the Boy Scouts of America, at their discretion, and I hereby release the Boy Scouts of America from any and all liability from such use and publication.

Contact Us

District Executive
Marc Maratea
(973) 765-9322, ext. 240

District Committee Chair
Jay DeBoey
908-963-5985 (C)
973-353-7663 (W)

District Commissioner
Archer Jones

Roundtable Commissioners
Boy Scouts – Paul Minenna
Cub Scouts – Mary Ruth Lareau

Download: organiztion chart

Stay Informed at Roundtable patches


Cub Scout and Boy Scout Roundtables are held at 8 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 203 Eyland Ave., Succasunna, N.J.

The Next Boy Scout Roundtable - January 3rd
The Next Cub Scout Roundtable – January 3rd

The Next Cub Scout Roundtable – January 3rd

The Cub Scout Leaders’ Roundtable is for ALL Cub Scout Leaders: Cubmasters, Committee Chairmen & Members, Den Leaders of Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Webelos, Den Chiefs, and all Assistants for any position!

The Roundtable will be from 8:00 until 9:30.  [Please come early…by 7:45…so you can participate in the pre-meeting activity, hang out with your Roundtable friends, HAVE EVEN MORE FUN…AND so we can start on time!]Bring something with your Den or Pack in the Spotlight and EARN AN EXTRA BEAD!





– Just coming to Roundtable earns you the ATTENDANCE BEAD!

– Bringing a friend who’s never been to Roundtable before, earns you the coveted gold-flecked BUDDY BEAD!

– First time attendees get the special red-flecked FIRST-TIMER BEAD!

– Tell us about your use of Roundtable Learnings with your Den or Pack and earn the highly-prized ALPHABET BEAD!
– AND……If any of that white stuff falls from the sky….there’s the extremely rare (well maybe not this year) SNOW BEAD to look forward to!

– REMEMBER, the Pack with the largest attendance at each Roundtable gets to have GARFIELD to entertain until the next Roundtable!!

Cub Roundtable Commissioner, Mary Ruth Lareau