Fishawack District

Serving the communities of Boonton, Boonton Township, Butler, Cedar Knolls, Chatham Borough, Chatham Township, East Hanover, Florham Park, Hanover, Harding Township, Kinnelon, Lincoln Park, Madison, Montville, Morris Plains, Morris Township, Morristown, Mountain Lakes, New Vernon, Parsippany, Pequannock, Riverdale, Towaco, Whippany

To find a pack, troop crew or post near you, – contact Al Thomas, [email protected], 973-765-9322 x229

Plan Fall Recruiting!!!

Fishawack District Weekly Newsletter- January 16, 2018

Fishawack District Weekly Newsletter- January 16, 2018

Training Update: Are you a new Cub leader?  Please register for an upcoming Cub leader specific training convenient for you! Get all of the important and useful tips and information needed to be a great leader for your pack. Make your Cub Scout Leader job EASIER and...

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Fishawack Klondike Results 2016 (final)

Fishawack Klondike Results 2016 (final)

Final Results: Senior Patrols Junior Patrols Team Troop Town Score Place   Team Troop Town Score Place S622 8 Chatham 726 1st J503 277 Kinnelon 609 1st S603 144 Pompton Plains 703 2nd J506 28 Chatham 579 2nd S612 173 Parsippany 702 3rd J502 25 Madison 562 3rd  ...

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Fishawack Newsletter August 13, 2018

Fishawack Newsletter August 13, 2018

Roundtables Never been to a roundtable before? Been a while since you have attended a roundtable? Give yourself a chance to get reacquainted with our monthly roundtables that provide you with helpful, important information on upcoming district and council program...

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Friends Of Scouting

Thank You to all the Scouting units and families that participated in the Friends of Scouting campaign. A special thanks to all the volunteers who worked hard with presentations and phone-a-thons!

It’s never too early to plan and schedule your unit’s FOS presentation for this year. If you would like to volunteer as a presenter or schedule your unit’s presentation, please E-mail Richard Peterson .

Eagle Scout Information

Interested in working towards your Eagle rank? Check out the Patriots Path Council Trail to Eagle resources.  Click HERE for Fishawack District specific instructions for Eagle Candidates.   Also, look ahead to the Eagle Scout Alumni Association. Once an Eagle, always an Eagle!

Camping Information

See an important message about Weekend Camping Contact Richard Hawkins, Camping Services, (973)765-9322 x238.

Fishawack Photo Corps

Become and official member of the Fishawack District Photo Corps!
See the < attached flyer > for details.

There is a scouting event in your town!

Contact Al Thomas, [email protected], 973-765-9322 x229 to learn where to join your local pack, troop, crew, or post.

Planning Calendar

Here are some important dates to include on your unit’s calendar:


Event Location
First Wednesday @ 7:30 PM District Roundtable
Monthly (except Jun, Jul, Aug.)
Council Service Center
1 Saddle Road, Cedar Knolls
Third Tuesday @ 7:30 PM District DOC
Council Service Center
1 Saddle Road, Cedar Knolls
Feb. 24, 2019 Council Annual Meeting Hanover Manor
TBD Pinewood Derby Championship Alfred Vail School
Apr. 25, 2020 Elective Extravaganza Winnebago
May 29-31, 2020 Spring Family Camping w/ SX Camp Somers
Jun. 1, 2020 Tradeshow of Scouting

Birchwood Manor

(Council events in bold.)

Facebook Page

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Contact Us

District Committee Chair
Les Wu

District Commissioner
Tom O’Leary

District Executives
Richard Peterson Field Director
(973)765-9322 x227

Al Thomas Membership Exec
(973)765-9322 x229

Michael Loughman Program Exec
(973)765-9322 x226

Development Exec

Marc Maratea Unit Service Exec
(973)765-9322 x240

District Committee

Vice-Chair Nominations
recruiting of district volunteers
Gary Treubig

Vice-Chair for Member Relations
recruiting, publicity, website & recognition
John Cristadoro

Vice-Chair Revenue Development
Friends of Scouting, Popcorn & Camp Card
Mike Murray

Vice-Chair of Program
George Hemenetz
Peter Paulson

Activities Chair

Advancement Committee Chair
Bob Weber

Camping Committee Chair
Jim Danus

Camporee Chair
Steve Minett

Friends of Scouting Chair
Steve Minett

Health & Safety Committee Chair

Klondike Derby Governor
Eduard Mostert 

Membership Recruiting Chair
Tim Sugrue

Merit Badge Dean
Keith Hawkins

Popcorn Kernel

Publicity Committee Chair
Nick Corrente

Recognitions Committee Chair
Eduard Mostert 

Religious Emblems Coordinator
Frank Miles

Roundtable Commisioners
Gary Giampino (Scouts)
Michelle Blanchfield (Cubs)

Training Committee Chair

Web Editor
Ed Guy