Boy Scouts of America 100 year aniversary

Boy Scout Troop 84

Somerville, New Jersey

Troop 84 Venture Page


In addition to the outstanding outdoor program for the Troop at large, Troop 84 has an exceptional High Adventure Venture program.
Older scouts can participate in variety of challenging and exciting activities.
The program below lists the additional trips available to Troop 84 Scouts 14 and older.


Troop 84
2014-2105 Venture Activities



September 19th – 21st

Wilderness Survival Trek

Using stealth trails and a minimum of gear, trek into the remote wilds of Western Catskills. Using survival methods build shelters, fires and catch your food while earning the merit badge.

November 2nd

Mountain Bike Day Trip

Bike challenging trails at a new or traditional single track destination.


Jan 31st – Feb 1st

Catskills Snow Trek

Snowshoe deep into the Catskills Wilderness and spend the night in a snow shelter you built.

February 14th 

B.S.A. Scuba

Earn the certification at a local pool. Learn and experience Scuba!

March 6th – 8th  

Vermont Ski Weekend

Spend two nights in Cabin up in Vermont.. Ski/Board two of North East’s premier winter resort destinations! On Saturday we will go to Pico which offers the experience of a large mountain with the personal touch of a small ski area.  On Sunday, we’ll go to Killington, the largest winter resort on the East Coast, offering some of the longest and most challenging runs.

Apr 10th – 12th 

Sterling Forest

Backpacking Trek


Trek for 3 days along the Appalachian Trail and through Sterling Forest in New York State – Climb to Mombasha Highpoint, see Fitzgerald Falls and hike along the escarpment of Bellvale Mountain with Bouldering at ‘Cat Rocks’ and the ‘Eastern Pinnacle’

May 1st – 3rd  

Watchu Weekend

Philmont Crew will participate in the Council’s Shakedown at Allamuchy Scout Reservation (crew slots still open)

Early June

Philmont Crew Day Hike

TBD – Sourland Mountains or Round Valley

June 26th – July 10th


Take a plane out to Colorado and visit the sites to get acclimated to the elevation before starting the 11 day trek through the Scout Ranch that is in the Southern Rockies in New Mexico.  60-100 miles of unbelievable scenery and high adventure activities at each days destination.  Crew chooses their Trek!

July 11th – 18th


Explore the lake country in canoes or trek through the back country of the Adirondacks in New York.  Climb mountains and sleep under the stars.  As a crew choose your own Venture Trek.

September 18th – 21st    

Panther Mountain Backpacking Trip

Test out your backpacking skills in advance of Philmont sign-ups for 2016.  Trek for 3 days over Panther Mountain, and camp on top of the Ledges with 360 degree - awe-inspiring views!

October 2nd – 4th

Liberty State Park Jamboree

Join the Patriots Path Council and over 5,000 other scouts at the 1st overnight Scout event at Liberty State Park in over a decade.  Enjoy Outdoor challenges, Backwoods Engineering, High Adventures activities, including 5 zip lines, and campsite views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the New York City Skyline.  Evening activities will include an arena show and live entertainment.

November 7th

Lehigh Valley Sporting Clays

Spend the day shooting clay pigeons at the most unique shotgun range with over 20 different firing stations around a two mile long loop.






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