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.
CUB SCOUT ROUNDTABLES (CLICK HERE)
ALL CUB SCOUT ROUNDTABLES WILL BE VIA ZOOM (ON THE INTERNET) MEETINGS FROM HOME UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Refer to the District Calendar above for the dates of the Roundtables
2020 Black River District Recognition Dinner THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 16TH Cocktails at 6:00 PM Dinner at 7:00 PM Picatinny Arsenal 213 Route 15 Wharton NJ $30.00 per person, buffet dinner with cash bar Spouses encouraged and welcome! Casual business...
Patriots’ Path Council Volunteers and Families: Welcome to our Monday message. When we began this communication with you back in March, we never anticipated it going this long. However as we continue to plan for upcoming Scouting activities, we have appreciated the...
HOLD THE DATE! Black River Cub Scout Family Fall Camporee and WEBELOS Woods will be held on Oct. 9, 10, 11 at Camp Wheeler Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation More information will be posted here as the events get closer CONTACT E-MAIL...
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”...
All are welcome to attend our District Operating Committee meetings. If you would like to get involved in Black River District activities or just want to find out how the committee functions, come to a meeting. We normally meet at Millbrook United Methodist Church...
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...
Let’s Get Camping! Are you receiving our monthly camping e-newsletter, Let’s Get Camping? Every month we bring you insider information about Patriots’ Path Council camps, camping programs, special events, future plans, registration information and more! CLICK TO JOIN...
Due to the COVID-19 we have suspended all in person meetings until further notice We are exploring online meeting options when possible We are currently working on a Virtual Roundtable For the month of April, all district roundtables will be virtual via Zoom. Each...
Membership Resources are available here (click)
SILVER BEAVER AWARD It is never too early to submit your nominations. June 30th 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...
If you want to take your pack or den camping, at least one adult in your pack must have taken BALOO, the Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation. Here’s what you need to know.
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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, Unit Service Executive, Office: 973-765-9322 x 240, Cell: 973-900-0919 or email@example.com with your request.
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.
Phone: (973) 765-9322 – Fax: (973) 267-3406
District Professional Staff:–
Field Director – Richard Peterson, ext. 227
Unit Service Executive – Marc Maratea, ext. 240
Program Executive – Michael Loughman, ext. 226
Membership Executive – Al Thomas, ext. 229
Development Executive –
District Committee Chair
Scouts BSA – Dave LaFontaine
Cub Scouts – Mary Ruth Lareau
Download: organization chart
Roundtable Dates Can Be Found On the District Calendar Above
ALL ROUNDTABLES WILL BE VIA ZOOM (ON THE INTERNET) MEETINGS FROM HOME UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Marc Maratea will email meeting sign in details to units.
Commissioners meeting preceding roundtable at 6:30 PM.
Cub Scout and Scouts BSA Roundtables are normally held at 7:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 203 Eyland Ave., Succasunna, N.J.
Forms & Information
- Black River Org Chart – February 2019
- Meet Your New Service Team: Who is doing what?
- Black River District Award of Merit Past Recipients
- Black River’s Best Past Awardees
- BR Best Nomination Form
- BR District Award of Merit Nomination Form (PDF) or (Word)
- Silver Beaver Award Nomination Form
- Previous Recipients of the Silver Beaver Award
- Black River District Eagle Rank Advancement Process
- PPC Camping
- PPC Cub Scout Camps
- Membership Resources
- Be a Scout
- Training Opportunities
- Family Scouting
- Community Service
- Boy Scouts of America
- Facts About Scouting
- About the BSA
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