Medford, NJ

We meet on Monday evenings

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

St. Peter's Episcopal Church


NEWS & Upcoming Troop Activities-> SEE FULL CALENDAR


New Troop 26 Senior Patrol Leader (SPL) - Ryan Minshall

- SPL elections were held on Monday, 28 September.

- Ryan Minshall is the Troop's new SPL.

- Matt Mason and Adam Keir are the new ASPL's.

- Congratulations to all!


St. Peter's Parking Lot Stripe Painting Project - Completed ---> PHOTOS

- Thanks to all who participated over the 4 sessions.

- Come out and see the finished product for yourselves.

- Great to give back to our sponsor who has provided us so much.

- Special thanks to Mr. Youngkin for leading the charge!


Eagle Scout Court of Honor - Jack Sterbenz - Saturday, October 3rd

- Ceremony: St. Peter's Episcopal church - Noon.

- Lunch to follow at the Sterbenz house.

- All Scouts MUST be in CLASS A uniform.


Medford Apple Festival - Volunteers Needed - Saturday, October 10th

- Sponsored by the Medford Historical Society - at Kirby's Mill.

- Volunteer functions include parking lot attendant, assisting with food and event

  stands, and other general duties.
- Includes a lunch and other snacks through out the day.

- Times run from 0730-1600 (4PM) - stay all day, or just an hour or two.

- Parents are welcome too!

- Adult Coordinator: John Scannell.


Cub Scout Fun Day - Sat, Oct. 17th - Scout & Adult VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

- Location: Pine Hill Scout Camp (where we do the Klondike Derby).

      -- Address: 120 Watsontown New Freedom Road, Pine Hill NJ

- They need volunteers to assist with the Cubs.

- 9AM to 4PM - You do not have to be there the whole day. You can stay all day or

  only a couple hours.

- If you decide you can do this, even last minute, just go to the event.

- Check in with our council rep, Terry G.- she will be at a table by the front gate.

- Make sure you check in with her so you get credit for your service hours.

- Simultaneously there is Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) happening too - Reach out to

  Mr Applegate if you are interested.

- Adult Contact: John Scannell


Scout Night at the Flyers - Tuesday, October 20th

- Wells Fargo Center - Flyers vs. Dallas Stars - 7:30 pm
- Tickets start as low as $36.
- Each Scout will receive a commemorative scout patch.
- Contact Mr. Youngkin as soon as possible to sign up for tickets.


Boscovs' Friends Helping Friends Fundraiser - Tuesday, Oct. 20th

- From 9am-11pm on Oct. 20th, any customer holding a special shopping pass will

  get 25% off almost everything in the store (with some exceptions).

- Prior to Oct.20th, our scouts will sell the shopping passes at $5 only - no more, no less.

- Boscovs is providing these shopping passes to our troop for no charge,

      - So this is a 100% profit fundraiser for the scout/troop.

- To pick up these shopping passes, and to get further details of this fundraiser,

  please see email from Sue Applegate on Sep. 9th.

- Adult Contact: Sue Applegate


2016 Troop Re-Charter - Dues are due NO LATER than Monday, Nov. 9th

- Dues for Scouts & Adults are due NO LATER than Monday, NOVEMBER 9th.

- Adult Contact: Ellen Sterbenz


Bowling Recruitment Night - A Sunday or Monday night in Nov - TBD

- Save the date so you can come out and help tell the Webelos scouts what
  Troop 26 is all about.

- Adult Contact: George Youngkin


Dickens Festival - Saturday, December 5th - 6pm to 10pm

- Scouts are needed to sell various seasonal crafts and hot chocolate. 

- This is a great fundraising opportunity.

- Adult Contact: TBD


Spaghetti Dinner and Court of Honor Weekend - January 15, 16, & 17

- Location: Pinetree

- Adult Contact: George Youngkin





ONLINE Sign-ups For Future Trips

Going forward all trip sign-ups will be completed ONLINE.

  • NO MORE PAPER FORMS at Troop meetings.
  • Similar to how fund raisers have been handled.
  • Trips will have a defined sign-up deadline and a defined date for dropping out.
  • Should reduce confusion on who has signed up for trips.
  • Ensures Scouts are discussing their attendance on trips with parents/guardians.

New Activity Form - Scouts to Use for Trip Planning - Form

All Scouts should use this form as a starting point when they would like to propose

a trip and / or activity to scout leaders and adult leaders.

  • Any scout regardless of rank can use this form.
  • All scouts must communicate their interest and ideas to their SPL’s and ASPL’s BEFORE presenting this form to an adult leader.
  • Please note: the submission of this form is just the first step in planning a trip and / or activity for the troop. Once this form is reviewed, you may be asked to provide more information (on this form) or you may be referred to the more extensive trip planning packet that is on file.