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Welcome to BSA Troop 104's website!

During this time of "Social Distancing" we are having our Troop and (most) Patrol meetings over video teleconference; mail invitations are sent out to all members of the t104 mailing list.   

When we get past COVID-19, we will resume our weekly meetings at All Saints' Episcopal Church, 559 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ.  

Meetings every Monday night from 7:30 PM to 9 PM whenever SPF school is in session

Update: Limited (small group) activities are now being held in-person, but a full Troop meeting is likely to include 60 people and we are holding off on that for now out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our scouts and families.

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This site is maintained by volunteer Scouts. Although it contains useful information on local Scouting programs, it is not an official BSA web site. 
The information provided here has not been approved by the Patriots' Path Council or the Boy Scouts of America.

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In-Person Court of Honor Moved From 5/3 to 5/10

Posted on May 3 2021 - 6:39pm

Due to potential rain storms coming through the Watchung area, the in-person court of honor has been moved to 5/10. Although our scouts would be prepared to handle to the rain, we don't want the rain to discourage parents from coming to see their scouts receive the awards they have worked towards for the past 6 months. Neither the time or location has changed. Here is the location for the court of honor: https://tinyurl.com/T104COH

Troop 104's Derek Porter Becomes OA National Chief

Posted on Apr 6 2021 - 10:54pm

"Derek Porter of BSA Troop 104 in Scotch Plains, has been elected as the National Chief, the top elected youth position, in the Order of the Arrow of the Boy Scouts of America. He beat out 42 others who ran for election on Dec. 27 and becomes the first youth National Officer from New Jersey's Patriots’ Path Council."

Small In-person "Investiture" Meetings Planned for April 12 and April 19 and additional in-person events (COH, Bike Hike) Coming

Posted on Apr 5 2021 - 5:01pm

We are continuing to introduce small in-person patrol-sized events.  Here are two of interest to Scouts who have joined over the last 14 months:

  • Monday 4/12: In-person "investiture ceremony" for Members of the Ice Dragons (2020 joiners) who never had an in-person investiture.
  • Monday 4/19: In-person "investiture ceremony" for New Scout patrol members (2021 joiners)

On both evenings, the Scouts will arrive at All-Saints between 7:00 and 7:15 for a small social gathering -- just for their patrol.  Around 7:30 we will simulcast the Investiture Ceremony over Zoom to the rest of the Troop.  Afterwards, the scouts will return home and participate in the rest of the Troop Meeting via Zoom. Masks and moderate distancing protocols will be followed.

Boy Scout Troop 104 is suspending all large group activities until further notice

Posted on Mar 13 2020 - 1:46pm


In light of ongoing and increasing concerns about the COVID-19 outbreak, Boy Scout Troop 104 is suspending all large group activities until further notice (at least through the end of March).  This includes weekly Troop meetings, our Court of Honor, and the March Camping trip.



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