Troop 5


Troop History

The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated in 1910. Troop 5 of Maplewood, New Jersey was chartered ten years later, in 1920. Over the years, Troop 5 has distinguished itself as one of the finest Boy Scout Troops in our area. The Troop has seen over one hundred Scouts achieve the rank of Eagle Scout.

Troop 5 Today

Troop 5 is proud to be one of the largest Scouts BSA units in the Lenape Trail District of Northern New Jersey Council. We have an active Scout membership of about 50 boys, ranging in age from 11 to 17. We currently have five patrols, each made up of scouts of various ages, ranks and experience.

Please explore this website and contact us below if you have questions or are interested in being part of Troop 5!

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Cooking Up History, and a ‘Mystery’ at Camp Munsee

By Chris F. Troop 5 made the trip to Camp Munsee for our annual Troop 5 Cooking Competition Jan. 21. Before the competition the Scouts were playing basketball and football, as well as some card games. As it neared time for the competition, we were all called into the dining room and told there was … Continue reading Cooking Up History, and a ‘Mystery’ at Camp Munsee

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