Boy Scout Troop 288

Troop 288, founded in 1971, is sponsored by the Annandale Reformed Church and is proud to provide scouting to the local area.

Adventurous Scout

We are
Boy Scout Troop
288

Boy Scout Troop 288 is an adventurous, youth-led troop with ambitious goals and strong morals. Sponsored by the Annandale Reformed Church, Troop 288 meets at 7:30 on Tuesday evenings in their Fellowship Hall.  Founded in 1971, to date Troop 288 has helped 87 boys become Eagle Scouts and is proud to continue to provide scouting to the local area.  Scouting has a rich tradition at the Annandale Reformed Church with the first troop being sponsored there in June of 1918.  Troop 1, Troop 88, and Troop 188 were all predecessors to Troop 288. 

the scout oath

On my honor

 

I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

the scout law

A Scout Is

 

Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.

the scout motto

Be Prepared

 

"Be prepared for what?" someone once asked Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of worldwide Scouting. "Why, for any old thing," he replied.

the scout slogan

Do a Good Turn Daily

 

An American visitor to London in 1909 lost his way in a dense fog. Presently a boy approached and guided him to his destination. The visitor, Mr. Boyce, tried to give the boy a tip but the boy refused it saying, “No thank you, sir. I am a Scout. I won’t take anything for helping.”

A Year In Review

Events

Recent

Biking Along the Deleware

The troop had an awsome bike ride with beautiful weather!

AOL Day Event

In mid Septempber, the troop hosted advanvement & outdoor activities for Pack 190's   Webelos & Arrow of Light cub scout

PLC Planning Weekend

The Patrol Leaders Council met in late August to plan meetings and events for the upcoming 2020-2021 year.

Upcoming

Troop Meetings

The troop will be alternating virtual and in-person meeting this fall, contact us for details.

Webelos/AOL Day Event
& Turkey Dinner!

The troop is leading advancement activities for local Arrow of Light and Webelos. There will also be fishing & ultimate frisbee!  

Deleware Water Gap Hike

We're super exited to go on a day hike at the delaware water gap!

Contact Us

Troop 288

Location: Annandale NJ

District: Hunterdon Arrowhead District

Council: Washington Crossing Council

E-mail: troop288@bsa-troop288.com


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