Boy Scout Troop 5, Harlem, New York

"Give your son the valuable gift of Scouting. The time you invest in him today will make a difference in the person he becomes tomorrow."

What's New @ Troop 5?

  • February 26 is Merit badge Monday - Pets, Reading, or Scholarship merit badge - you choose and prepare ASAP!!!  Campout form and $5 due.  NOTE: $40 deposit for summer camp is due next Monday, March 5th.

  • Sean is the 2017 Harlem Troop 5 "Scout of the Year" AND earned the Troop 5 "Year-a-Round Camper Award" for camping 12 consecutive months!!!

  • Congratulations Troop 5 - 2017 Gold "Journey to Excellence".

  • Congratulations for completing your next rank on February 5: Fitz- Tenderfoot and Ayman - Scout.

  • Congratulations for completing and receiving your next rank on January 22: Jordan - Second Class, Giovanni - Tenderfoot, Johannes and Noah - Scout.

  • Unusual campout January 12-13. Arrived at 50 degrees, slept thru torrential rains, and woke up to snow!!!  Great job Troop 5 - loading firewood for Camp Durland.

  • Wow - 13 merit badges earned by Troop 5 at Winter Camp, December 28-30 - congrats Amir, Colin, Fitz, Jordan and Sean!  Thank you ASM Altareb for volunteering on staff.

  • Congratulations James and Nayib - Troop 5's newest Eagle Scouts!!!  Check out the pictures on our Facebook page BSA - Troop 5 - Harlem, NY or

  • Snowy campout at Alpine, Dec. 8-9, great chicken alfredo dinner and pancake/eggs breakfast!!!

  • Great job Troop 5 as Honor Guard at Sylvia's for the Harlem "Good Scout" event on Nov. 30. Check out the pictures at

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  Troop 5
  Harlem, NY