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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.


Fall Court of Honor now Scheduled for October 19th

Posted on Oct 12 2017 - 10:53am

The Fall Court of Honor has been moved to October 19th to allow for a number of Boards of Review to be completed prior to the Court.

Families and Scouts are encouraged to attend on the 19th to help recognize all the achievements since the last Court of Honor.

This Week - Potting Bench Construction part 2 !

Posted on Oct 12 2017 - 10:52am

Last week each patrol build a potting bench for the Westford Academy Environmental Science program.   There are 4 more to build so once again this week's troop meeting will be a construction meeting!   The eight benches will be used in conjunction with Kyle's Greenhouse and Owens Storage shed projects to enable the school's new program.   All materials and tools will be provided.

November Backpacking Trip to Mt. Greylock - Signups now open - Due October 26th

Posted on Oct 12 2017 - 10:51am

Our November trip is a backpacking trip to Mt Greylock near Williamstown, MA. We will be hiking to the summit - https://www.mass.gov/locations/mount-greylock-state-reservation - and staying at a group campsite in the Mt Greylock state reservation.

This is an introductory backpacking hike for new and old. We will be hiking to the summit and then camp site on Saturday with a shorter return hike back on Sunday. This is a backpacking trip with all gear carried in backpacks. We will be staying in our tents at a group campsite in Mt Greylock state reservation. We will have activities at the camp site depending on weather - patrol challenges, and possible additional day hike.

The troop meetings leading up to this trip will focus on preparing for this trip. There will be a backpack inspection at the November 2nd troop meeting. All scouts attending the trip need to bring their packed backpack to the meeting for inspection.

Merit Badge Monday next Monday - Time to sign-up

Posted on Oct 11 2017 - 10:15pm

This coming Monday, 10/16, is the next Merit Badge Monday.  Please sign-up to take advantage of this opportunity to complete some of your pesky partials or to start a new badge.

This week Mr. Porter will be starting the Programming merit badge.  Space is limited so sign-up early!

Merit Badge Mondays are an opportunity for scouts to connect with merit badge counselors to start new merit badges or to complete those pervasively pesky partials that seem to proliferate profusely. 

So sign-up now and sign-up early! (and of course I know some will sign-up late)...

Join Troop 437's new reminder system - Working great but more people should sign-up! Get timely text reminders of Troop news

Posted on Oct 11 2017 - 10:08pm

Troop 437 is going to start using the remind.com system to help deliver timely announceents and reminders to Troop members.  This is the same system in use by the Westford school system.  With this system you can sign up to receive announcements via a smartphone app or text messages.

The intent is to suplement the current e-mail announcements that are currently sent.  

Three ways to sign-up:

  • By text message: Send "@t437" to 81010
  • On the web: Go to http://rmd.at/t437
  • Install and run the Remind app from your phone's app store

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

Posted on Oct 11 2017 - 10:07pm
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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