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.

Mt. Allamuchy Arctic Blast – December 26 – 30

This event is open to all Scouts in the Patriots’ Path Council and other councils. Looking for something for your Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, or their siblings (grades 2 and up) to do during their winter break? The Arctic Blast is taking place at Mount Allamuchy... read more

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... read more

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... read more

AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon gives.

The holiday season will be here shortly! Start your shopping today on AmazonSmile! You shop, Amazon gives to the Patriots’ Path Council! AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon gives.... read more

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... read more

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”... read more

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... read more

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 marc.maratea@scouting.org 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
973-945-3997

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

Download: organiztion chart

Stay Informed at Roundtable patches

Roundtables

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 - December 6th
The Next Cub Scout Roundtable – December 6th

The Next Cub Scout Roundtable – December 6th

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!

PLEASE REMEMBER TO TURN IN ANY AND ALL APPLICATIONS RIGHT AWAY.

WITHOUT TURNING THEM IN YOU CANNOT RECORD THE BOYS ADVANCEMENT

ALSO THEY ARE NOT INSURED!!!!!!

AND AS ALWAYS…….

– 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

SEE YOU AT THE ROUNDTABLE!!