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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.


Calling all Scouts!!! The Great Rake Out of 2015 is this Saturday morning! We need you!

Posted on Nov 19 2015 - 12:43pm

The Troop has signed up to help rake two lawns in town for residents that need assistance. We are planning on everyone's help so we can swarm both yards at the same time and get the work done quickly!  

We also need adults with leaf blowers to help the work along.

When:  Saturday 10:00am to Noon,
Where: 59 Acton Road  and 74 Oak Hill Road
What to bring:  Rakes, gloves, water bottle.  
Philmont crew - this is a great time to log some easy hours in your new hiking boots to break them in!

Please sign up and let us know you are coming and what location you will be helping out at.  Signup by clicking on the button below or by going to this link.

Three Ponds Backpacking Trip

Posted on Nov 19 2015 - 12:29pm

The November backpacking trip to the Three Ponds shelter in the White Mountains was a big success.  12 scouts and 4 adults completed the trek.  Click on the image to the left for more pictures.

Webelos Invitational was a great success!

Posted on Nov 19 2015 - 12:24pm

The Troop's 2015 Webelos Invitational was a great success!  Thank you to everyone, scouts and adults, who helped with the event!  We hosted 12 Webelos scouts and ran 7 events to help give them a taste of what Scouting is all about.  Click on the image to the right to see all the photos.

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

Posted on Nov 18 2015 - 8:12pm
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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November Backpacking Trip - Three Ponds Trail - This weekend

Posted on Nov 5 2015 - 2:37pm

If you have not yet had your pack inspected for this coming weekend's backpacking trip please bring it to the troop meeting tonight.  Also, if you have not signed up but would like to please bring the permission slip to tonights meeting.

The November trip for Troop 437 is a hiking trip to the Three Ponds Shelter located in Stinson Lake NH. We will be hiking into and staying at The Three Ponds Shelter. This trip is in the southern end of the White Mountain Forest area of NH. We will be hiking the Three Ponds Trail that circles Black Hill.  Link to map

This is an introductory backpacking hike for new and old. We will be hiking 2.5 miles to the camp site on Saturday and the return trail on Sunday will be 3.5 miles. This is a backpacking trip with all gear carried in back packs. We will be staying in our tents at or around the Three Ponds Shelter. We will have activities at the camp site depending on weather - patrol challenges, and possible additional day hike.

See our Troop's "Backpacking Basics" web page for some usefull pointers.

The troop has a limited number of backpacks available to borrow, please contact Mr. Porter if interestd.  

Some of the basics about backpacking equipment

Posted on Nov 5 2015 - 2:34pm

Some infographics that  might be helpful as you prepare for backpacking.  Click on the image for a full sized PDF.

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