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
Venture Activities


Jan 21-22

Catskills Snow Trek

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

Feb 11-13

Vermont Ski Weekend

Spend two nights in a local hotel.  Ski/Board for the two days at Killington – one of North East’s premier winter resort destinations!

Mar 23-25

Backpacking Trek Highpoint

Three day backpacking adventure trek.  Follow the AT along a ridge line to the highest point in NJ with a three state view.

Apr 27-29

Ricketts Glenn

Join the Troop on this campout to one of the top state parks in PA and hike this national natural landmark with 22 named waterfalls.  Venture Crew will trek out on their own to the most challenging terrain.


Philmont Crew

Day Hike

Mtn Reserve

A Philmont Crew training run with full backpack and 8 miles of challenging hills and boulders in the Sourlands Mountain Park.

May 4 - 6

Watchu Weekend

Philmont Crew will participate in the council’s backpack shakedown trek at Allamuchy Scout Reservation.

June TDB

Philmont Crew

Day Hike
Round Valley

Rec Area

A second Philmont Crew training run with full backpack and 10 miles of cross country and steep climbs at the Round Valley Recreation Area.

June 30 to
   July 14


Fly to Colorado and visit the sites to get acclimated to the elevation before starting the 11 day trek through the mountains of the Philmont Scout Ranch in Northern NM. Unbelievable scenery and high adventure activities at each day’s destination!


Bike, Kayak & Raft the Erie Canal

A three day bike trek on the Erie Canal camping along the way. With white water rafting the Class III Genesee River Gorge and white water kayaking on a manmade Kayaking Race Course.

Aug 1-7

Hidden Valley/Camp Bell Spoke Program

While the rest of the Troop is in scout camp, experience high adventure activities like Rock Climbing, Kayaking and one night backpacking trips.  Spend some nights in Camp and some nights in the backcountry.


Wakeboarding &
Water Skiing

Wakeboarding or Water Skiing, your choice, with lessons on Lake Hopatcong northern NJ.

Sep 28-30

Block Island Bike Trek

While on our Troop’s trip, Venture Crew will bike alone plus an option for additional mountain biking at Rodman’s Hollow

Oct 5-7

Catskill Backpack Trek

Trek for 3 days over Panther Mountain, and camp on top of the Ledges with 360 degree - awe-inspiring views!

Oct 13

Terror Behind the Walls

A Halloween Fright Fest like no other - locked in the Eastern States Penitentiary.  This is rated the best haunted house in the entire USA!

Nov 4

Mountain Bike Day Trip

Spend the afternoon at an advanced trail refining your skills with heart pounding challenges.






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