TROOP 26
Medford, NJ

We meet on Monday evenings

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

SCOUTMASTER

History of Troop 26

Troop 26 has a long history, going back continuously since 1952.  The troop existed before that as well, but not in a 'continuous' fashion. If you have some history to share (or correct here) PLEASE let us know!  webmaster@troop26bsa.org

 

Troop 26 Senior Patrol Leaders

Troop 26 Scoutmasters

 

Troop 26 Eagle Scouts

Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). A Scout who attains this rank is called an Eagle Scout or Eagle.  Since its introduction in 1911, the Eagle Scout rank has been earned by more than two million young men.  The title of Eagle Scout is held for life, thus giving rise to the phrase "Once an Eagle, always an Eagle."

Over 100 Troop 26 scouts have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout !

 

Requirements include earning at least 21 merit badges and demonstrating Scout Spirit through the Boy Scout Oath and Law, service, and leadership. This includes an extensive service project that the Scout plans, organizes, leads, and manages. Eagle Scouts are presented with a medal and a badge that visibly recognizes the accomplishments of the Scout.

 

No Eagle Scout Date No Eagle Scout Date No Eagle Scout Date
112 Ethan Kaighn Oct-17 74 Chase Derbin Jun-02 36 Bradley E. Fittz 1992
111 Ryan Minshall Dec-16 73 Steven Doty Nov-01 35 William David Price 1991
110 Thomas Beitel Sep-16 72 Charlie Dreisbach Jun-01 34 Robert C. Tardif, Jr. 1991
109 Jason Applegate Oct-15 71 Steven Nase Jun-01 33 Martin A. Wick III 1990
108 Jack Sterbenz May-15 70 Joe Leahy May-01 32 Stephen R. Wien II 1990
107 Andrew Arnold May-15 69 Jim Hasenmayer Aug-00 31 Robert Kaczur 1990
106 Matt Cummings Mar-15 68 Andrew Reeve Jun-00 30 Michael C. Hess 1990
105 Paeton Boyle Jun-14 67 Brian Dixon Jun-00 29 Matthew V. Mariani 1990
104 Shane Boyle Jul-12 66 Chuck DelCamp Apr-00 28 Thomas Wirzburger 1989
103 Dan O'Connor May-12 65 Steve Cava Apr-00 27 Eric Espeseth 1989
102 Ed Bohi May-12 64 Derrick Budzynski Apr-00 26 Patrick Webber Nov-88
101 Evan Priester Jul-11 63 Chris Doty Mar-00 25 William Green 1988
100 Rob Buzby May-11 62 David McCrosson 1999 24 Scott Minard 1988
99 Scott Ribinsky Mar-11 61 Andrew McCrosson 1999 23 Kevin Beck 1988
98 Jordan Nachbar Mar-11 60 Jonathan Thomas 1998 22 James Kaczur 1988
97 Eric Costello Oct-10 59 Brian McCarthy 1998 21 Donald Sutton 1988
96 Greg Streep Aug-10 58 Joe Wirzburger 1998 20 Richard Wyant, Jr. 1987
95 Sean McGovern Jul-10 57 Stephen G. Gruender 1997 19 Timothy Galangher 1987
94 Michael Gruender Jun-10 56 Joe Hassab 1997 18 Edward Morris III 1987
93 Jonathan Perkins Dec-09 55 James E.Logue 1997 17 Mark C. Ziomek 1986
92 Nick Gelardo Aug-09 54 David Reeve 1997 16 Jeffery Wagner 1986
91 Kyler Bradley Aug-09 53 Brian Green 1997 15 Bradley H. Denn 1986
90 Julian Gallo Apr-09 52 Michael A. Vitullo 1995 14 George Stalnecker 1985
89 Tom Gray Feb-09 51 David J. Kassan 1995 13 Richard Watson 1984
88 Nick Lipnitz Dec-08 50 Adam W. Taylor 1995 12 Kevin Ziomek 1984
87 Tom Fritzscha Apr-08 49 Phillip Ritz 1994 11 John Watson 1984
86 Mark Murphy Oct-07 48 John Wirzburger 1993 10 Keith Rowand 1981
85 Craig Schwait Sep-07 47 Paul J. Simon 1993 9 Raymond Wood 1980
84 Michael Costello Sep-07 46 John W. Schmidt 1993 8 Wesley Beal 1978
83 Matt Stiles Apr-07 45 Kevin Knitter 1993 7 Carlton Hinchman 1977
82 Rob Gray Feb-07 44 Thomas Oliva 1992 6 Frank Tischner 1976
81 Kyle Detmering Nov-06 43 Michael F. Schwab 1992 5 Steven Watson 1976
80 Michael Youngkin Jun-05 42 Brandon Baker 1992 4 Charles Watson 1976
79 Doug Lipnitz Jul-06 41 Wayne Thomas Conrey 1992 3 Jeffery Beal 1974
78 Victor Martino Dec-05 40 Anthony Vitullo, Jr. 1992 2 Harvey Beal 1974
77 Christopher Beans Dec-05 39 Michael Walter Wien 1992 1 William Bisignano, Jr. 1959
76 Matt O'Connor Apr-05 38 Michael Lee Mariani 1992      
75 William Webber Oct-03 37 James N. Incognigo 1992      

 

 

Troop 26 Senior Patrol Leaders

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The Senior Patrol Leader (SPL) is the "executive officer" of the troop who works closely with the scoutmaster and other adult leaders. The SPL is elected by majority vote of the troop. He is responsible, with the help of the other members of the PLC, to plan and carry out the troop meetings.

 

 

Senior Patrol Leaders Assistant SPLs
Craig Droke (9/17-9/18) Adam K, Scott M
Matthew Mason (9/16-9/17) Craig Droke, Ryan Scannell
Ryan Minshall (9/15 -9/16)  Adam K, Matthew Mason
Dan Smith (9/14 -9/15)  Jack Sterbenz, Thomas Beitel
Andrew Arnold (9/13 -9/14)  Jason Applegate, Jack Sterbenz
Jack Sterbenz (9/12 -9/13)  Andrew Arnold, Matt Cummings
Andrew Arnold (9/11 -9/12)  Matt Cummings, Luke Majewski
Eric Costello (9/10 - 9/11)  Ed Bohi, Matt Cummings, Rob Salvatore
Scott Ribinsky (9/09 - 9/10)  Ed Bohi, Eric Costello
Rob Buzby (9/08 - 9/09) Eric Costello, Dan O'Connor, Scott Ribinsky
Sean McGovern (10/07 - 9/08) Tom Gray, Jonathan Perkins, Greg Streep
Mark Murphy (10/06 -10/07 ) Mike Costello, Tommy Gray, Tim Watkins
Nick Lipnitz (10/05 - 10/06) Jared Morgan, Tim Watkins
Craig Schwait (10/04 - 10/05) Nick Lipnitz, Matt Stiles
Kyle Detmering (3/04 - 10/04)    
Chris Beans (9/03 - 3/04)    
Doug Lipnitz (3/03 - 9/03) Kyle Detmering, Ryan Zambon
Greg Lewis (9/02 -3/03) Matt Stiles, Ryan Zambon
Victor Martino (4/02 - 9/02) Greg Lewis
Mike Youngkin (9/01 - 4/02) Greg Lewis
Mike Youngkin (2001 ) Victor Martino
Steve Doty (2000-2001) Mike Youngkin
Jim Hasenmayer (1999-2000) Charlie Dreisbach
Steve Cava (1998-1999) Brian Dixon, Jim Hasenmayer, Joe Leahy
Joe Leahy (1997-1998) Chuck DelCamp
Brian Dixon (1997) Chuck DelCamp, Charlie Dreisbach
Jim Logue (1997)
Joe Wirzburger (1996-1997) Brian McCarthy
Brian Green (1995-1996) Mike Vitulo, Joe Wirzburger
Adam Taylor Brian Green, Joe Wirzburger 
Phil Ritz Adam Taylor
Tony Vitullo
John Wirzburger
John Schmidt
Brandon Baker
Matt Mariani
Pat Webber
Eric Espizeto
Tom Wirzburger Kevin Beck
Ed Merriman (short term)
Jim Kaczur Don Sutton
Tim Gallagher Bill Green
Jeff Wagner
Kurt Muller (6 months)
Kevin Ziomac (1984)
John Watson Rich Wyatt 
George Stalnecker (1981)
Rich Watson

 

 


Troop 26 Scoutmasters

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Per Stan Leonberg of Moorestown (Troop 26 Asst. SM - 1946-48; went to medical school, did practice in Marlton):

Troop 26 Scoutmaster Ephriam Tomlimson and 5 men put together Camp Lenape in Medford; they bought it, and put in dam there. Everett  Haines (Ed Haines son) and his brother, Morris, had lumberyard and helped with building Camp Lenape. Ephriam Tomlimson was also Medford mayor for many years. 

 

Scoutmaster Term of Service
George Youngkin 2008 - ????
Paul O'Connor 2005 - 2008
Ed Martino 2001 - 2005
Bill Dreisbach 1999 - 2001
Joseph McCrosson 1997 - 1999
Gary Thomas 1993 – 1997
Sam Rowand 1989 - 1993
Ed Morris 1987 - 1989
Sam Rowand 1984 - 1987
Robert Kennedy 1983 - 1984
Sam Rowand 1976 - 1983
Dick Watson 1975 - 1976
Harry Rodrigo xxxx - xxxx
Frank Tanner xxxx - xxxx
??? Thomas xxxx - xxxx
Sam Ellis xxxx - xxxx
Joe Bealer 1946-1948
Ephriam Tomlimson xxxx - xxxx