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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

2015 Camper Sampler Program

If you are going to be attending more than one week at camp, please check out this information which offers discounts for scouts attending multiple camps at Northern NJ Council and NNJC Contingent trips. Camp sampler program 2015  

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Wawayanda State Park Campout- Friday, May 1-3 2015

Wawayanda State Park Campout Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking 885 Warwick Turnpike Hewitt, NJ 07421 (973) 853-4462 Click here for payment form Click here for survey The quiet charm of Wawayanda appeals to hikers, campers, swimmers and boaters. Forested hills surround Lake Wawayanda creating a restful backdrop for canoeists, boaters and fisherman, while steep mountains challenge casual … Continue reading »

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Summer Camp at Turrell – 2015

Dates to remember:  March 15 – Campership applications due to NNJ Council April 1 – Registration opens on website for merit badge signups April 15 – Early bird deadline (fees go up $50.00 after this date!) July 19 – July 25 – Summer Camp!!!   Links: Click here to Register Click here for Payment Page … Continue reading »

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Glen Gray New Scout Weekend – Friday, March 27, to Sunday, March 29, 2015

New Scout Weekend 2015 Payment Click here to register for the trip Friday, March 27, to Sunday, March 29, 2015 Glen Gray New Scout Weekend – Camp Glen Gray, Mahwah NJ REGISTRATION DEADLINE SUNDAY 03/22/2015 ACTIVITIES There are three main objectives for the weekend. Get some camping and tenting in for new scouts to promote … 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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OKEMO Vermont Ski Trip, Feb 6-8th!

Click Here for Okemo Ski Trip Payment Form Click Here for Okemo Ski Activity Consent Form You asked for it and we heard you. Troop 49 will be running an awesome ski trip to OKEMO Mountain Resort in the ski capital of the Northeast, Vermont!! (less than 4 hours from Oakland). We will leave Friday … 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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