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

Are you an Arrow of Light scout looking for a Boy Scout Troop?

Are you a AOL 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.

 

Woodsmen's Fest at the Legion!

Posted on Apr 12 2018 - 11:15am
Come join the Troop for a Woodsmen's Fest at the Legion during our normal meeting time!  Get ready to chop some wood and improve your woodsman's skills!  See you tonight for the start of the competition at the Woodsmen's Fest!

April Trip - Camp Wanocksett / Mt Monadnock - Fishing and Day Hiking Trip

Posted on Apr 12 2018 - 11:00am

Mt MonadnockSign up today for the April trip!  We will be fishing and day hiking in the Mt. Monadnock area April 28-29! We will be camping at BSA Camp Wanocksett in Dublin NH.

Due to the time of year, the weather will be unpredictable. Please be prepared for cold weather. The Mt. Monadnock summit can experience winter-like conditions even in summer. Scouts should plan to bring boots, long pants, layered clothing, jacket, rain gear, hat, gloves, and a small day pack for the hike.

Additional equipment needed: tent with a rain fly (sharing arranged with other scout(s)), sleeping pad, sleeping bag, mess kit, several extra pairs of socks, spare pair of shoes, flashlight with good batteries, water bottle, compass, map, sports gear, and fishing gear / license, where appropriate.

April Trip - Troop Permission Slip

8th Annual Bike & Sporting Goods Sale - Saturday, May 5th on the Westford Common

Posted on Apr 12 2018 - 11:00am

It's time for the 8th Annual Bike and Sporting Goods Sale!  Please mark your calendars and sign up to help with the sale on Saturday, May 5th.  We'll need help Friday, May 4th, 6-8pm, at the Legion for the consignment/donation drop-off.  Then we'll need help during the day Saturday, May 5th, starting at 7am to set up for the sale and run the pre-sale drop-off.  There will be a couple work shifts to cover the sale that runs from 9am-1pm.  Finally, we'll need help for clean-up and consigner pick-up from 1-2pm.

The Troop's Bike and Sporting Goods Sale is consistently a huge success thanks to all of your support!

Check out the full details on the 2018 Sporting Goods Sale information page.  E-mail any questions to Scott Parr at bikesale@westfordtroop437.us

Summer Camp Registration

Posted on Apr 12 2018 - 10:24am

Registration for Troop Week at Camp Wah-Tut-Ca are now due. Please find the Troop registration form link using the button below.  

Please return a copy indicating if your Scout will/won’t be attending camp for our records.  We are looking to receive a response from every scout!

If your Scout will be attending camp, here is the simple timetable and cost covered in the form: 

  • Camp Week is July 29th – August 4th.
  • Discounted camp fee is $410.00.
  • Registration form and $50.00 deposit due by Thursday, March 22nd.
  • Remaining balance of $360.00 due by May 3rd.
  • BSA Medical forms due by June 14th.

It should be another great summer at camp, so if you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Barnard.

  

 

Reminder - Medical Forms need updating

Posted on Apr 12 2018 - 10:24am

All scouts need to submit an updated annual medical form.  These forms are due June 14th and should be submitted to Mr. Barnard.

If you are going to SeaBase you will need to fill out out this form containing parts A, B, and C and the SeaBase risk advisory.  A Dr's signature is required on part C.  This is also good for summer camp.  Please turn in a copy of the form to Mr. Cutbill for SeaBase.

If you are going to summer camp you will need to fill out this form containing parts A, B, and C.  A Dr's signature is required on part C.

If you are not going to Summer camp  you can use this form containing parts A and B only.  No Dr's signature is required

Troop 437 now accepting on-line payments using Venmo

Posted on Apr 12 2018 - 10:23am

We are pleased to announce that the Troop is now accepting on-line payments via Venmo, a PayPal company.  Venmo allows you to conviniently make payments using your cell phone or computer from your Bank account, Debit Card, or Credit Card.  Payments using a bank account or debit card have no extra fees.

To make payments you will need to start by creating a Venmo account at https://venmo.com/ or by installing the Venmo app on your cell phone and following the prompts.

Once you have an account you can make payments to @westfordtroop437 or https://venmo.com/WestfordTroop437

When making a payment Venmo gives you the opportunity in include a note - please use this to indicate what your payments are for.

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