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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.

  

     

Save the Date - November 16th - Webelos Invitational

Posted on Oct 29 2014 - 8:12pm

Sunday November 16th is our annual Webelos Invitational.  This is an event for Webelos scouts to come and visit the troop.  Click here for all the details.

Webelos and Parents - Please join us from 1:00pm - 3:00pm at the American Legion Post 437.  The troop will be running a number of scout activities to give you a flavor of what Scouting is like and what makes Troop 437 a great troop!

Troop 437 scouts - Troop scouts should plan on attending in order to help run events and host our visitors

Troop 437 parents - Troop parents are encouraged to also attend to be available to talk with Webelos parents about scouting and our troop.

Backpacks available to borrow for upcoming backpacking trip

Posted on Oct 29 2014 - 7:54pm

We have a few extra backpacks available to borrow for the upcoming backpacking trip.  They will be available at the troop meeting this week and can be signed out first come first serve.   Please see the Scoutmaster when you arrive.

If you have extra backpacks suitable for backpacking that you are willing to lend out for the trip please bring them to the meeting.

November backpacking trip signups due THIS WEEK

Posted on Oct 29 2014 - 7:47pm

Signups for the backpacking trip are due at this week's troop meeting.  If you want to attend it is important that you signup this week so that we can ensure equipment and meals are able to be prepared.

The November trip will be a backpacking trip in New Hampshire.  This will be an easy trip meant to be an introductory backpacking experience.  Over the next few weeks the scouts will be reviewing the essentials of successful backpacking at troop meetings.   We will meet at the AMC Mount Cardigan Lodge, 774 Shem Valley Road, Alexandria, NH on Saturday morning, conduct a final gear check and step off on the trail. We will travel between 4 to 6 miles on this introductory backpacking trip. We will stop along the trail for lunch (that your son will bring from home). After lunch and some more exploring we will continue on down the trail to our overnight backpacking site. On Sunday morning we will enjoy a backpacking breakfast, break camp and move to the pickup location at the AMC Mount Cardigan Lodge, 774 Shem Valley Road, Alexandria, NH.

Popcorn sales due this week (10/30)

Posted on Oct 29 2014 - 7:45pm

Our popcorn fundraiser is drawing to a close this week.  Please bring all popcorn orders and payments to this week

s troop meeting.  If you have popcorn product that is not sold please also return that to the troop meeting.

How to sleep warm when camping in cold weather

Posted on Oct 29 2014 - 7:42pm

How to Sleep Warm - Not that I am saying our backpacking trip is going to be cold....but it probably will be - read this informative info-graphic for some great tips on how to sleep warm when camping in the cold.


This is an info-graphic made available from Clark Green who runs the scoutmastercg.com web site.   Click on the image for a full sized PDF.

Previous week's info-graphics

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

Posted on Oct 29 2014 - 7:20pm
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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