Boy Scouts of America, Northern New Jersey Council

The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated to provide a program for community organizations that offers effective character, citizenship, and personal fitness training for youth. Specifically, the BSA endeavors to develop American citizens who are physically, mentally, and emotionally fit; have a high degree of self-reliance as evidenced in such qualities as initiative, courage, and resourcefulness; have personal values based on religious concepts; have the desire and skills to help others; understand the principles of the American social, economic, and governmental systems; are knowledgeable about and take pride in their American heritage and understand our nation's role in the world; have a keen respect for the basic rights of all people; and are prepared to participate in and give leadership to American society.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(3/4)|85.63 Score


(3/4)|80.93 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|93 Score



Headquarter Address

25 Ramapo Valley Road
Oakland, NJ 07436