Summer Camp

This year the boys will be spending Summer Camp week at Camp Somers at the Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation.  This beautiful campground offers a ton of activities for the boys along with structured programs for achievement, advancement and merit badges.  PLEASE NOTE: All adults who stay at camp must take the online Youth Protection Training, it's easy and only takes 30 minutes.

BSA Camp Somers

Camp Somers Map


Important Files

  • Boy Scout Medical Form.pdf   535k - Jun 18, 2013, 5:01 AM by Troop41 News (v1)
    ‎Fill out parts A, B & C. Part C need to be filled out by a doctor.‎
  • Camp Somers Merit Badge Schedule 2012.pdf   105k - Jun 18, 2012, 6:28 PM by Troop41 News (v2)
    ‎2012 Merit Badge Schedule ‎
  • Summer Camp Youth Protection Training.pdf   39k - Jun 18, 2012, 6:26 PM by Troop41 News (v2)
    ‎Online course for Youth Protection Training (30 minutes)‎
  • Medical Form FAQ.doc   28k - Jun 18, 2012, 4:04 PM by Troop41 News (v2)
    ‎FAQ for medical form‎
  • Permission Form 2012.doc   28k - Jun 6, 2012, 7:11 PM by Scott Goldthwaite (v2)
    ‎Summer Camp Permission Form 2012‎
  • CampSomersMap.pdf   87k - Jun 14, 2010, 10:36 AM by Troop41 News (v1)
    ‎A map of the Camp Somers facilities.‎
  • DirectionsToCampSomers.pdf   63k - Jun 14, 2010, 9:49 AM by Troop41 News (v1)
    ‎Driving directions to Camp Somers at Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation.‎
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Camp Info

Camp Website

camps.ppbsa.org/camps/somers/

Meeting Times:

8:00 AM Sunday 07/13/14 – At the Community Church – Scouts will be loading the trailer with their packs and troop gear. They will receive a class B T-shirt to wear to camp.

12:30 PM Sunday 07/13/14 – At the Community Church – Wear Class B Uniform and wear a swimsuit underneath.  Carry towel and anything needed for the waterfront.  The troop will be going straight to the waterfront for a swim test before going to the campsite.  Adults who are driving should arrive at this time.  We are in campsite 6A.

Pickup Times:

Between 9:00 and 9:30 – Saturday 07/19/14 at Camp Somers (750 Waterloo Road, Stanhope, NJ 07874) – Parents will need to pick up their Scout at the camp or arrange a carpool.

What to Bring:

Class A Uniform – needed for flag ceremonies every day.

See list of equipment suggestions in the right column of this page.  For questions, call your Senior Patrol Leader.

Scout Handbook.

Note – Do NOT bring electronic devices – cell phones, ipods, gameboys etc.

Other Notes:

There are still some Scouts that have not provided medical forms – please get these to me as soon as possible.  Your Scout will not be allowed at camp without a medical form properly filled out. 

Adult Coverage (see sub-page listed in the navigation bar at the left of this web page) If you cannot make your time slot then please arrange with someone else to cover it.  If anyone else would like to help, please contact us.

Attention Eagle Scouts:

We’d love to have you visit the troop at camp.  We have many Scouts signed up for camp this year and its’ always inspiring for the younger Scouts to see our Eagle Scouts in action.

Contact Information:

Mary Rosseland
cell: 973-960-2951
home: 973-335-1909
mrosseland@optonline.net

Jared Goldfisher – Senior Patrol Leader
jareragon@gmail.com

Note – if you don’t find what you need on the website, contact Ellen Martin for questions regarding forms/driving/adult coverage and Scouts should call Jared Goldfisher (Senior Patrol Leader) for any questions regarding merit badges, what to pack, etc

Link to Leader's Guide





Equipment Checklist

Outdoor Essentials
□ Short-sleeve shirts
□ Compass
□ Water Bottle
□ Sun protection
□ Personal first aid kit
□ Flashlight

Clothing
□ T-shirts
□ Hiking shorts
□ Long pants (Swimming merit badge)
□ Warm jacket
□ Underwear
□ Socks (plenty of them)
□ Hiking boots or sturdy shoes
□ Running shoes or moccasins
□ Extra shoes that can get wet (for all boating activities)
□ Long-sleeve button down shirt
□ Official Class A Scout uniform
□ Rain gear

Sleeping Gear:
□ Sleeping bag
□ Ground cloth (for camping and wilderness survival merit badges)
□ Mosquito netting

Personal Cleanliness Kit:
□ Soap
□ Toothbrush & toothpaste
□ Comb or brush
□ Towels & washcloths

Recommended Extras:
□ Pocketknife
□ Wristwatch
□ Notepad & Pens & Pencils
□ Sunglasses
□ Scout handbook
□ Insect repellent
□ Camera

Merit Badge Extras:
□ Swimming: extra large shirt and pants for survival test
□ Etc... please check your Merit Badge prerequisites for more details