Welcome to Oldwick Troop 199

BSA Troop 199 meets Mondays (7:30 pm to 9:00 pm) at the Christian Education Building (CEB) of our sponsor, the Zion Lutheran Church, 18 Miller Lane in Oldwick, New Jersey. On some occasions, we schedule our meetings at Fairmount North Park (north of the 512/517 intersection, behind the cemetery and sport fields).

We schedule our Troop meetings in conjunction with the calendar used by Old Turnpike School in Tewksbury. When a school holiday falls on a Monday, we do not have a Troop meeting on that day. Troop meetings will still be held on planned school half-days. In the event of an emergency early dismissal or school cancellation for inclement weather, the Troop meeting is canceled.
We have an active Troop and we enjoy campouts, hikes, high adventure challenges, summer camp, service projects, and many other fun outings.

If you have any questions about our troop, please contact our Scoutmaster.

If you need help with our website, please contact our Webmaster.

Come join us at our next Troop Meeting!


Posted by webmastermn on Feb 11 2016 - 8:47am

Feb 17-Troop Meeting- Maps, Knots, Game

Feb 24-Troop Meeting (First Meeting for new scouts!)- Intro to scouting (Camping gear, stoves, tents, etc.)


Upcoming Service Opportunities

Posted by webmastermn on Feb 9 2016 - 4:57pm

In the next few weeks there will be lots of service opportunities.

Up first will be Food Day, a district event to raise food for local food pantries. 2/20. (The day before the Red and White banquet.) Food day will last from 9 AM to 4 PM at the Branchburg Shoprite. Ideally we will have 2 hour shifts. We are going to give shopping lists to people as they walk in. They will buy the things on those lists and give them to us as they leave. All of the food will be delivered to local food pantries at the end of the day. We are sharing the day with the Stanton Troop, and our Pack will join us. We need one ASM and one parent for each shift. Please sign up on the website as soon as you can, registration will open soon.

After that is the pet supply drive at the Red and White banquet. 2/21. Instead of the canned food drive that we usually have, we will be collecting pet supplies to donate to Whisker's Hope, a local nonprofit cat (and dog) rescue. You should bring things like: toys, food, beds, and money.

After that is the pancake breakfast. 2/28. Which will be run by Will Melick.

Up next is IHN, Interfaith Hospitality Network. Families in poverty will be staying at the CEB. We need scouts and their families to volunteer to spend time with them, maybe make some food. 2/14 to 2/28. To sign-up, click here.


Posted by webmastermn on Feb 9 2016 - 4:57pm

Dear Troop 199,

Did the blizzard of 2016 leave you longing for warmer days? Are you still tired, cold, and wet from all the winter fun at the Klondike Derby? Well believe it or not, it is time to seriously start thinking about Summer Camp!

Troop 199 will be camping at Ockanickon Scout Reservation during the week of July 17th - July 23rd.


If you sign up before before February 24th you will be eligible for the discounted rate of $430 per scout.

Anyone wishing to take advantage of the early bird pricing, please see Mrs. Colitti or Mrs. Newell at any of the February Troop meetings.

Troop 199's Newest Eagle Scouts

Posted by webmastermn on Jan 31 2016 - 6:10pm

Troop 199's Eagle's Nest is growing!

Ben S., Ryan R. and John G. have successfully completed their Eagle Board of Review and have earned the rank of Eagle Scout – along with our respect and admiration for attaining the highest rank in Boy Scouts.

Congratulations; Ben, Ryan and John for a job well done! Troop 199 is very proud of you!

YIS Troop 199

TROOP VOLUNTEERS for 2016 - THANKS to ALL for your Contributions & Support of Troop 199!

Posted by webmastermn on Jan 30 2016 - 9:03pm

Scoutmaster:  Paul Fabiano
ASMs:  Dave Cooley, Jim Grigg, Pete Melick, Mark Nowell, Tom Sernas, John Spada, Darcie Venito, Ed Villamaria
Scoutmaster Emeritus:  Charlie Nicholas, Ken Short
Equipment Coordinator:  Paul Fabiano

.....please click on 'read more' (over to the right) to view the entire list of Troop volunteers

We still need HELP - PLEASE CONSIDER one of the 2 OPEN POSITIONS:

Posted by webmastermn on Jan 30 2016 - 9:03pm

Pottersville Antique Show Coordinator: Serve as the Point of Contact with the Pottersville Fire Dept in support of the 3 Day Event (July 28, 29, & 30th), working with the Scout-in-Charge soliciting parent and scout volunteers necessary to staff all shifts, disseminating parking rules/instructions, insuring that the Tip Jar, Troop Sign and Safety Vests are available each day. Troop 199 has been participating in this Community Service Event for MANY years. Over the years, this event has turned into a lucrative fundraiser for the Troop!

Website Mentor: Support the Scout Webmaster (from the comfort of your home—all you need is a computer and maybe a telephone!) to insure Troop information is posted to the website in a timely manner. Ex: Calendar information, announcements, pictures, information files, etc.

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