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Welcome to Troop 437! Proudly chartered by American Legion post 437 in Westford Massachusetts.

 

Are you a Webelos II scout looking for a Boy Scout Troop?

 

Are you a Webelos scout looking for a Boy Scout troop?  We would love to have you come visit one of our meetings to experience what Boy Scouting is all about and what makes Troop 437 a great Boy Scout troop.

 

We meet every Thursday evening that school is in session.  Meetings start at 7:00pm at the American Legion Post 437 at 114 Dunstable Road.  Feel free to contact us at info@westfordtroop437.us and let us know you are coming or to contact us with any questions.  For more information about the troop you can start at our About Us webpage.
 

 

Supporting Boy Scouting and Troop 437 throughout the year is easy...simply start your amazon.com shopping trips from our home page with this link or by clicking the amazon logo below and a portion of the money you spend will be given back to our troop to help support the Boy Scouting program!  Please note - you need to click this link before you place items in the amazon.com shopping cart in order for the troop to get the benefit.

     

2016-2017 Troop Dues and BSA registration due by October 13th

Posted on Sep 27 2016 - 9:57pm

2016-2017 yearly troop dues and BSA registration fees are due by October 13th.  Troop dues are  $50 and the BSA registration fee is $26.  An optional Boys Life magazine subscription can be added on for an additional $12.  These fees can be paid by one check made payable to Troop 437 and need to be turned in by October 13th.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact Mr. Carpenter (treasurer) or Mr. Barnard (Committee Chair).

Trip Information – S.O.A.R – Scoutings Outdoor Adventure on the River - Signups due THIS WEEK

Posted on Sep 27 2016 - 9:48pm

 This is an awesome national class Scout Jamboree right in our back yard!  It will be a fun-filled two days that will be long remembered.  All Scouts should plan on attending!

Outing:          SOAR – Christian Herter Park, 1175 Soldiers Field Road, Boston

Arrive:            9 am October 8, 2016 at Alewife Station.  Transfer Bus / shuttle to campground

Depart:           10:00am on Monday, October 13th, 2014

                        Carpooling is strongly encouraged!

Return signup and payment by: Thursday, September 29th    Unfortunately late signups can not be accepted for this trip.

This trip will be a two-night camping trip to attend SOAR on the Charles River in Boston.  Saturday morning we will travel to Alewife station, meet up, and then transfer by bus over to the campsite at CH Park.  There will be a variety of activities to do (see attachment) with more details to come.

Scouts and leaders are encouraged to pack in a way that shuttling on a bus will be convenient – ie well packed back packs.

 

Fall Court of Honor moved to October 13th

Posted on Sep 27 2016 - 9:43pm

The Troop's Fall Court of Honor has been rescheduled to October 13th.  Please make sure that you mark your calendar and plan on joining us to celebrate all the great advancement that our scouts have achieved!

Support Troop 437! Start your shopping trip with the Troop's amazon.com link!

Posted on Sep 27 2016 - 9:42pm
Support Troop 437 by starting your shopping trips here.  Click on the Amazon banner or this link before you place items in your shopping cart, shop as you normally would, and the troop will receive a percentage of what you spent.  Remember to book mark the link for future shopping trips!  Thank you for supporting Boy Scouting and Troop 437!

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September Trip - Outdoor Rock Climbing at Pawtuckaway State Park - Signups Overdue

Posted on Sep 14 2016 - 7:25pm

The September trip for Troop 437 will be an outdoor rock climbing expedition at Pawtuckaway State Park on Saturday, followed by a night of camping at Wah-Tut-Ca Scout Reservation.

We will meet at 8:30 am at the parking lot at 199 Round Pond Road, Nottingham, NH (directions on the permission slip) just outside Pawtuckaway State Park.  It is approximately a 1-mile hike into the climbing site, and Scouts should bring a backpack with lunch, plenty of water (2qt minimum), and any additional clothing.  Vertical Dreams will provide climbing equipment and instruction at the climbing site.  Following approx. 5 hours of instruction and climbing, we will hike back to the parking lot and go to Wah-Tut-Ca for the overnight camping. 

Signups are due by the September 8th troop meeting.  All scouts and adults attending also need to complete a Vertical Dreams Liability Waiver.  Access these documents by clicking on the buttons below.

 

2016 2017 Troop Calendar

Posted on Sep 7 2016 - 10:50pm

The 2016 2017 Troop Calendar is now available.  You can download a PDF using this link below or consult the calendar on this web site.  Want to sync the calendar to your smartphone, tablet, or computer?  You can do that also - simply click this link or click on the calendar graphic to the left.

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