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Troop 71 meets at the St. Thomas School at 

42 Adams Pl, Delmar, NY 12054, every Thursday. St. Thomas is located near the four corners in Delmar.

Troop 1071

est. 1974

Boy Scout Troop 1071 is Scout Troop based in Delmar, New York. They enjoy camping, hiking, and going to scout camp.

Scout Oath

On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.


Youth Leaders


Senior Patrol Leader

Nikhil R

Nikhil is the head of the troop, he plans meetings, PLCs, and campouts.  He is also the webmaster.

Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Nate L

Nate is the SPL's right-hand man, he takes over when the SPL is unavailable and coordinates the other youth roles.

Adult Leaders

Assistant Scoutmaster

Peter Barkman

Mr. Barkman has a great spirit and embodiment of scouting. He is skilled in many attributes of life, and has been a constant driving force in keeping our troop members active and engaged.  Mr.Barkman also serves as the Fort Orange District Commissioner. 

Assistant Scoutmaster

Caren Stark

Mrs. Stark is the scoutmaster of our female troop here at Troop 71. She is very motivated and interested in teaching and learning new skills for our new scouts and scouts who 

Assistant Scoutmaster

Scott Carkner

Mr.Carkner is a determined leader of our troop, and enjoys engaging scouts in safe practices of scouting and life In leadership.

Additional Leaders

Charter Organization Representative 

Ellen Courtney


Committee Chairperson

Kevin Murray

Committee Members

Alexander Courtney

David Schubmehl

Patricia Switzer

Richard Licht

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