Welcome to Troop 1 North Caldwell



The Troop 1 Trailblazers have been chartered in North Caldwell since 1934 and are very proud to have had 132 young men earn the rank of Eagle Scout

Any boy aged 11 – 18 is eligible to join Boy Scouts.  The Boy Scouts of America's objectives are to develop character, citizenship, and personal fitness.

Troop 1 meetings typically occur every Thursday evening (when school is in session that day and there are no holidays) from 7:15pm – 8:45pm at Gould Elementary School on 132 Gould Ave, North Caldwell, NJ 07006.


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Congratulations to Jeremiah Murnane

Posted by admin on Feb 16 2018 - 8:27am

Please join me in congratulating Jeremiah Murnane who successfully completed his Eagle Board of Review Thursday evening February 15.

Jeremiah will become the 133rd Scout to earn the Eagle Rank in your Troop since 1934. His application has been forwarded to the National Review Team for final processing.

In Memoriam - Vincent Ingato, Assistant Scoutmaster

Posted by admin on Feb 14 2018 - 10:51pm

 Longtime Troop 1 Assistant Scoutmaster Vincent Ingato passed away this past Monday February 12.

In addition to his commitment as a leader, Mr. Ingato was a three time Eagle Scout Dad (Steven '73, Vincent '73 and Robert '75), a fact that he was extremely proud of.
The Ingatos lived on Central Avenue across from Notre Dame Church and they supported Scouting in North Caldwell for many years by buying popcorn from Jeremiah as a Cub Scout. I also knew Vince from his time as an Usher at Notre Dame as well. He and his late wife Mary were very nice people.
There is a photo of Mr. Ingato in our Website Now and Then Section at the Court of Honor for son Robert.
Obituary from the Star Ledger follows
Vincent Ingato, 88, of West Caldwell, N.J., passed away peacefully at his home in Cranes Mill, N.J., on Feb. 12, 2018.
A viewing will be held at Paul Ippolito-Dancy Memorial, 9 Smull Ave., Caldwell, N.J., on Thursday, Feb. 15, from 4 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, Feb. 16, at 10:30 a.m., followed by interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Caldwell. For directions or to send the family condolences, visit ippolitofuneralhomes.com.
Born in Newark, N.J., on May 6, 1929, Vincent lived in the Caldwells for over 50 years. He was a veteran of the Korean War, where he served for three years with distinction in the U.S. Navy onboard the U.S.S. Missouri. The discipline and patriotism he learned in the military never left him.
Following his service in the Navy, Vincent attended Newark College of Engineering (now NJIT) where he earned his B.S. in electrical engineering in 1956 and M.S. in electrical engineering in 1962. He was an electrical and systems engineer for Curtiss-Wright, ITT, RFL Electronics, and finally Quindar Electronics in Springfield, N.J. before his retirement.
Vincent was always available to help family, friends, and the community, whether coaching little league baseball, volunteering at Notre Dame Church, in North Caldwell, serving as an assistant scout master for the Boy Scouts, or working at a soup kitchen in Newark, N.J., caring for the less fortunate.
He is survived by three children, Steven of Toms River, N.J., Vinnie of West Windsor, N.J., and Robert of Mendham, N.J. He also leaves his daughters-in-law, Cheryl Ingato, Lisa Pappa, and Anna Ingato. Vincent was the loving grandfather of 10 grandchildren and is also survived by his brother, John Ingato, and sister, Marilyn Owens, and many nieces and nephews.
Vincent was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife of 60 years, Mary (Romano).
In lieu of flowers, donations to  St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, Tenn. 38105, would be appreciated.     

Published in Star-Ledger on Feb. 14, 2018

Youth Leadership Positions - January through June 2018

Posted by admin on Jan 14 2018 - 11:14pm

Congratulations to the following Scouts who were elected to the following positions:

Matthew Altiero - Senior Patrol Leader

Andrew Marashlian - Patrol Leader, Los Gatos Gordos

Happy New Year!

Posted by admin on Jan 2 2018 - 9:34am

Wishing everyone a healthy and happy new year! In February, we will begin our 84th chartered year which is a significant accomlishment.

2018 brings a lot of changes to the Troop as several of our long time and active Scouts are ageing out of the youth program between no and the end of March. Let's all work together to ensure we have the right leadership (youth and adult) in the roles best suited to continue to move Troop 1 forward and build on our rich legacy of delivering the Scouting Program to the youth of North Caldwell.

Congratulations Teddy Press

Posted by admin on Oct 16 2017 - 4:47pm

Please join me in congratulating Teddy Press who was presented with his Eagle Scout Rank at a National Court of Honor this past Saturday evening. He is the 132nd Scout to earn the Eagle Rank in your Troop since its' formation in 1934.

Congratulations to Teddy Press

Posted by admin on Jun 19 2017 - 11:14pm

Please join me in congratulating Teddy Press who successfully completed his Eagle Board of Review Wednesday evening June 14. Teddy will become the 132nd Scout to earn  the Eagle Rank in your Troop. His application has been forwarded to the National Review Team for final processing.

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