Camping & Summer Camp

Camping outdoors can be one of the most wonderful of scouting adventures. However, setting out without proper gear can spoil the experience. This page will contain vital information to help you prepare for the outdoors.

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 Packing for Camping


Use these links to get packing lists for some common trips the troop goes on.

Summer Camp

Troop 97 traditionally spends one week in early July at Camp NoBeBoSco, located in Blairstown, NJ.

The camp experience is unlike traditional summer camp – it is one week of fairly intensive scouting. Newer scouts will have the opportunity to complete almost all of the second class requirements, as well as many first class requirements. They will also have the opportunity to earn one or two merit badges. Experienced scouts will have the opportunity to earn several additional merit badges.

Visit these pages to learn more about the experience and what to pack.