Registration Opens Tomorrow: Camp Alpine:

Departure: Saturday, May 5th at 9am
Return: Sunday May 6th at 12pm
Departure/Return Points: St. Rose of Lima Parking Lot
What to Bring: suitable socks and hiking shoes, appropriate multiple clothing layers for the weather of this time of year, and overnight camping gear INCLUDING a “trail-worthy” backpack if you are interested in getting the “Philmont-like” feel for hiking with your gear! 
Food/Beverage: Bring a bag lunch for Saturday and plenty of water. Scouts will form patrols and use the patrol method for a hot meal Saturday night and a cold breakfast Sunday morning.
Please look at the email blast for more details. 


Friends of Scouting Campaign:

Troop 17 Families and Friends,


We are finishing up the Friends of Scouting fundraising campaign.  If you have not contributed , please consider making a donation now.  Contributions may be done:

At the NNJC website with your credit card

Or by check out to NNJBSA and mailed to

Steven Brown – Troop 17

125 Dunnell Road, apt 413

Maplewood, NJ 07040


Northern NJ Council _ BSA

25 Ramapo Road

Oakland , NJ 07436

Yours in Scouting,

Steve Brown 



 All Scouts, families, alumni and friends are invited to attend Troop 17's Fineran Way street dedication and Family Day.  

Please mark you calendar with the following:
 9:00 AM -  Scout Sunday Mass at St. Rose of Lima Church
11:00 AM - Fineran Way Street Dedication
12:30 PM - Troop 17 Family Picnic
Note: Attendance is mandatory for all Scouts to Fineran Way street dedication.  All family members are requested to attend.






A Trifecta of Eagle Scouts: 
This past Monday night, Troop 17 held Eagle Board of Reviews for three Scouts. It is with great pleasure to congratulate the following scouts and their parents on their achievement. 
Eagle Scout Ryan Cannon
Eagle Scout Josh Kirshenbaum
Eagle Scout Mark Bisig

Alpine Scout Camp

Alpine, NJ

Saturday, May 5 - Sunday, May 6

Drop off at St. Rose Friday at 9 am

Pick up at St. Rose Sunday Noon