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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.

  

     

Registration for 2015 Math Science Technology Expo penning up Saturday November 29th

Posted on Nov 21 2014 - 8:27pm
Registration for the 2015 Math Science Technology Merit Badge Expo openned Saturday November 29th.  Information on how to register can be found at this link or by clicking on the logo to the left. This is a great opportunity for scouts to earn merit badges that are not frequently offered through the troop.  The merit badge expo is run on two Saturdays in March - the 14th and the 28th.  The first Saturday is the career fair and merit badge sessions and the second Saturday is for field trips.
 
While there are over 35 different merit badges offered space is limited.  The available merit badge sessions fill up very rapidly.  You need to signup early to get you first choice of merit badges.

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

Posted on Nov 19 2014 - 2:59pm

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!

Signups now open for December Boston trip - Due this week

Posted on Nov 19 2014 - 2:55pm

The Troop's December trip is a City Trip to Boston on December 6th and 7th.  The troop will be visiting Mary Baker Eddy Library/Maparioum (http://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/visit), the MIT Museum (http://web.mit.edu/museum/visit/hours.html), Faneuil Hall, and end the day with a stop at SkyZone indoor trampoline park.

In addition to the Troop sign-up form which is due by November 20th all participants will need a completed SkyZone waiver.


Philmont 2016!

Posted on Nov 19 2014 - 2:55pm

 


The experience of a lifetime!  That is how a trek through Philmont is frequently described.


Troop 437 will be entering the Philmont lottery to try to send a crew to Philmont in the summer of 2016.  The results of the lottery will be known in early December.


If the troop gets awarded a crew slot we will need to sign up participants and collect initial deposits by mid-January.  Scouts who will be 14 years old by the time of the trip are eligible to attend.  Look for more details in December!

 

The six basic scout knots - Can you tie them?

Posted on Nov 19 2014 - 2:54pm


Its always a good time to brush up on your knots!


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

Webelos Invitational this Sunday!

Posted on Nov 12 2014 - 10:38am

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.  Scouts will need to show up early to help setup activities.  Exact details will be sent out seperately.

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

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