Boy Scout Troop 288

Troop 288, founded in 1971, is sponsored by the Annandale Reformed Church and is proud to provide scouting to the local area.

Adventurous Scout

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Boy Scout Troop

Boy Scout Troop 288 is an adventurous, youth-led troop with ambitious goals and strong morals. Sponsored by the Annandale Reformed Church, Troop 288 meets at 7:30 on Tuesday evenings in their Fellowship Hall.  Founded in 1971, to date Troop 288 has helped 87 boys become Eagle Scouts and is proud to continue to provide scouting to the local area.  Scouting has a rich tradition at the Annandale Reformed Church with the first troop being sponsored there in June of 1918.  Troop 1, Troop 88, and Troop 188 were all predecessors to Troop 288. 

the scout oath

On my honor


I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

the scout law

A Scout Is


Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.

the scout motto

Be Prepared


"Be prepared for what?" someone once asked Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of worldwide Scouting. "Why, for any old thing," he replied.

the scout slogan

Do a Good Turn Daily


An American visitor to London in 1909 lost his way in a dense fog. Presently a boy approached and guided him to his destination. The visitor, Mr. Boyce, tried to give the boy a tip but the boy refused it saying, “No thank you, sir. I am a Scout. I won’t take anything for helping.”

A Year In Review



Rock Gym Lock-in

Everyone had a blast climbing and boldering for over four hours straight!

Winter Court of Honor

Scouts and adults were recognized for achievements and service at our annual dinner!

Scouting for Food Drive

With the help of other troops and packs in our district we collected over 20,000 pounds of food that went to 11 different food pantries!


Virtual Meetings

The troop's regular meetings have gone virtual! Contact us to get the meeting link.     

Virtual Campfire 

The troop is hosting a virtual campfire and talent show on Saturday, May 23!   

Frontiers Camp 

We're super exited to go to one of the best summer camps! And crossing our fingers that it dosen't get canceled. 

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Troop 288

Location: Annandale NJ

District: Hunterdon Arrowhead District

Council: Washington Crossing Council



Boy Scout Troop 288

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