Scouts BSA Troop 75 for Boys and Troop 75 for Girls -- Delmar, New York


"The sport in Scouting is to find the good in every boy and develop it."
        ~Sir Robert Baden-Powell




Scouts BSA Troop 75 for Boys and Troop 75 for Girls are part of the Fort Orange District of the Twin Rivers Council. 

We would like to extend our thanks to our chartering organization for the last 91 years,
the First United Methodist Church of Delmar. 

Troop Meeting Schedule

Location: First United Methodist Church, 428 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar

              (Fellowship Hall, bottom level)

Days:      Wednesdays when school is in session, except first Wednesday of each month.**

Time:      7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

** The first Wednesday of the month is reserved for our Parent/Committee meeting.

Who can Join: Boys and Girls who are either (a) 11 years old or over, or (b) have completed 5th grade, or (c) have earned the Arrow Light and are at least 10 years old.


Douglas R. Kemp - Troop 75 for Boys         Patrick Kelley - Troop 75 for Girls



To find out more about Troop 75 click the "About Us" link on the left of the page and check us out on Facebook at Troop 75.  You can get information about joining by emailing our membership chair, Jeff Zemsky, at

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If you need access to the website, please use the "Contact Us" link on the left side of the page.


Wakpominee Adventure Weekend - July 8 - 10, 2022

Posted on May 14 2022 - 8:43pm

This summer we'll be attending the Wakpominee Adventure Weekend, where scouts will be able to participate in the following activities:

  • Rifle Range 
  • Shotgun Range
  • Archery Range
  • Waterfront (open swim and open boating)
  • Pioneer Program

The program runs from 9:00 AM Saturday morning to 4:00 PM Sunday afternoon.  We will need a few more adult leaders, as well as at least one female leader if we have any scouts from 75G attending.

The cost breakdown can be found below:

Activity Cost

Rifle Shooting (100 Rounds)

$30.00 Shotgun Shooting (25 Rounds)


Youth Survey

Posted on Apr 29 2022 - 9:22am

Twin Rivers Council is asking all scouts to participate in a youth survey to see how the scouts are enjoying the program.  The information gleaned from the survey will help with council and district decision making.  

Scouts can access the link here:

Service Opportunity on May 7th, at Elm Avenue Park

Posted on Apr 26 2022 - 4:54am

This came in recently from the Town.

The Dog Park at Elm Avenue Park in Delmar will be the site of Bethlehem’s 2022 “I Love My Park Day” on Saturday, May 7, from 9 to 11 a.m.  Volunteers of all ages are being sought for cleaning up, sprucing up and improving the Dog Park.  Stop by and learn about the new Town policy allowing dogs in all Town parks – and pick up the new brochure on etiquette and safety for dog owners and non-owners alike!

This event – postponed from May 2020 -- is being hosted by Friends of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation in conjunction with Parks & Trails New York and the Town of Bethlehem. No advanced registration is required. In the event of heavy rain, this event will be cancelled.

See the attached flyer for more details. (Mr. Kemp)

Rotary Summer Camp

Posted on Apr 16 2022 - 7:02pm

Attached is the Rotary Summer Camp planning guide. 

As well, any adults who are planning to be in camp must undergo a background check, by filling out the form at  You will need to provide the date you last took the youth protection training.  You can find that by logging into and selecting "My Training" from the main menu. If you think there's even a possibility that you might be in camp for any part of the week, please complete this form. (Mr. Kemp)

Liam Koch Eagle Project

Posted on Apr 16 2022 - 7:02pm
Hello Troop 75!
Liam Koch will be doing his Eagle Project on Saturday April 23, from 10:00 - 2:00 at his house, 6 Crannell Avenue, Delmar.  Lunch will be provided. Scouts will be building dog training platforms and sorting donations for the Mohawk Hudson Humane society.  Registration is limited to 10 scouts, and you can sign up at
Liam will also be collecting donated items for the Humane Society at the meetings on April 13th and April 27th.  Donations can also be dropped off at his house -- 6 Crannell Avenue, Delmar -- or he will pick them up if you prefer.  
Liam has also created a gift registry on Amazon if anyone wants to order products to be shipped to his house. The Amazon list can be accessed at:

Eagle Court of Honor

Posted on Apr 16 2022 - 7:02pm

Hello Troop 75!  We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a Court of Honor for four of our Troop 75 Eagle Scouts, on Saturday, May 7th.  We will be recognizing Sean Meek, Grant Rinckey, Kevin Tully and Luke Zito.  The ceremony will be held on May 7th at 4:00 PM.  For details, and to register, go to  Please register before April 25th.  (Mr. Kemp)

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