Community Groups

Boy Scout Troop 67

Scouting is for boys who are 11, or are at least 10 years old and have completed the fifth grade or have earned the Cub Scout Arrow of Light, through 17 years old.

Give your son a valuable gift by encouraging him to join Wharton Troop 67 today. The time you invest in him today will make a difference in the person he becomes tomorrow. Click here to visit the troop’s website.

You may contact Mr. Steve Redington at 973-361-1670 or send an email to

Canal Day

The Canal Day Festival is a yearly old time country fair that celebrates the Morris Canal and its contributions to the development of the communities along its banks. For more information visit their website.

Cub Scout Pack 45

Scoutmaster: Patrick Gallagher
Contact: (973) 361-3533

Pack meets on the third Thursday of the month at the Canfield Avenue School

Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus, Lafayette Council 514 was  chartered in 1901 at Saint Mary's Catholic Church located in Wharton, NJ. Founded on the principles of charity, unity and fraternity, the Knights of Columbus was established in 1882 by Father Michael J. McGivney, assistant pastor of St. Mary's Church in New Haven, Conn., and a group of parishioners. More information can be found at the Knight's of Columbus webpage, contacting Saint Mary's Catholic Church (973) 366-0184, or on Facebook. Meetings are on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the Month at St. Mary's Catholic Church.


Wharton Kids First Foundation

Dedicated to finding and funding new and diverse educational opportunities for the children of Wharton. The main focus of the foundation is on building funds toward a growth oriented endowment. This endowment, similar to those found at private schools or universities, will eventually serve the children of the Wharton School District for years to come with educational opportunities beyond the scope of state mandates and required courses. 

For more information click here to visit their website

Wharton Pride

Wharton Pride is an extension of the Borough's Clean Communities Program each June we host a cleanup day where volunteers come together to clean up the Borough. If you, or your organization would like to participate in Wharton Pride please contact Patty at 973-361-8444 x2712.

William J. Hocking American Legion Post #91

Post 91 is a non-profit organization that supports veterans, youth, community and nation. 

For more information click here to visit their website