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Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 49′s website. Our troop has been chartered by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, through the Boy Scouts of America since 1963. For nearly fifty years, we’ve been making the difference in the lives of the youth of Oakland and nearby communities.

If you are here for the first time… Welcome! If you are looking for information about joining the troop, please contact Scoutmaster Paul Burns at 201-410-7903 or at

US Merchant Marine Academy Camporee

Kings Point Eagle Scout Association 22nd Annual Camporee US Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point New York Scoutmaster in Charge: Mr. Peter Mazzilli, USMMA Graduate Come join us for a Camporee at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY.  Kings Point is one of the five federal service academies that train and educate … Continue reading »

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Pennsylvania Demo Derby April 22-24, 2016

We’re going camping, hiking and attending a Demolition Derby April 22 to April 24, 2016! We will be camping OUTSIDE Friday and Saturday nights at Mrs. Pappas’ father’s 11 acre property in Shartlesville, PA  ( GPS use 3400 Mountain Road, Hamburg PA,19526) located at the base of the Blue Mountains.  The weather could be cold, … Continue reading »

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Camp Turrell, July 24-31, 2016

Camp Turrell 2016 Troop 49 Camp Registration Link: Click here to register for camp with the Troop Merit Badge Sign Up Link: Not available yet.  Will update when it is. Trip Payment Page: Payment Page Click Here Dates to remember: March 18 – Campership applications due to NNJ Council April 1 – Registration opens on website for … Continue reading »

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Live Scouting’s Adventure – Mark Your Calendars

Did you “Go Big and Get Wild” in 2013? Then you’re well prepared to “Live Scouting’s Adventure” in 2017. The 2017 National Scout Jamboree dates have been set! Jamboree will be held from July 19 to July 28, 2017 at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. Will you be there in 2017? Start preparing … Continue reading »

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Troop Library Update:

Hello scouts!  I am the new Troop Librarian.  If you need a merit badge book, e-mail me at and I will bring it to the next meeting.   Don’t forget to return it when you are done!  Also, if you have any merit badge books that you are done with and would like to donate them … Continue reading »

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Shop Rite Gift Cards

link to order form Orders for the ShopRite card fundraiser are due to Mr. Dugas on the last day of each month. The order form is on the home page under “Information”. The form contains all the information to get started. Let’s start building up those scout accounts for all the great trips planned for … Continue reading »

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