Your Adventure Awaits

We Invite You to Visit Us

All kids between 11-17 from any town and school are welcome to join.

We invite new Scouts and their families to visit us on any of our regularly scheduled Troop meetings held at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, which is located at 300 Shunpike Road, Chatham NJ (next to Cougar Field).

Our Troop meetings are on Mondays at 7:00pm unless there is a holiday. If you would like to join us or simply want more information, please email us at

How to Register a New Scout

For new scouts, you need to complete the following:

  1. Create an account at and fill in the online application

  2. Print and submit BSA medical forms Part A & B

  3. Pay the annual dues via check made out to Troop 28

Annual dues cover all regular troop activities, camping fees, food on camping trips, national registration, subscription to Scouts Life Magazine, Merit Badges and awards, general training, troop insurance, and scholarships for Troop 28 scouts in need.

Why Scouts Join Troop 28

  • Lots and lots of outdoor activities throughout the year

  • Trips/Outings are a great way to earn badges

  • Our smaller troop size makes for stronger friendships

  • We have our own firetruck!

Why Parents Enjoy Troop 28

  • Dedicated leaders, most of whom were Eagle Scouts themselves

  • Our leaders are eager to help your child advance

  • A good group of highly organized and fun adults