Elizabeth Boy Scouts Celebrate 60th Anniversary

(above) Boy Scout Troop 23 will celebrate its 60th Anniversary on Saturday, September 17. Troop 23 is known throughout the Scouting organization nationwide for its Webby Webfoot duck mascot and its iconic yellow t-shirts.


Over 1,000 boys have grown into responsible and involved young men through their participation in the Scouting program at St. Genevieve’s Church, Elizabeth, since Boy Scout Troop 23 was first chartered in July, 1962. Seventy-seven of them earned the prestigious Eagle Scout award.

Boy Scout Troop 23 and Cub Scout Pack 23 will have their 60th Anniversary recognized on Saturday, September 17 during the annual St. Genevieve’s Church Parish Picnic, on the lawn of the church at 200 Monmouth Road.  

To receive more details about the anniversary celebration, email webfoottroop@aol.com and write ANNIVERSARY on the subject line, or contact Dan Bernier, Scoutmaster, at (908) 451-1948.

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