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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.

 

Reminder - Scouts should bring their handbooks to Troop meetings!

Posted on Jan 10 2018 - 10:57pm


Hello Scouts!  Just a friendly reminder that scouts should bring their handbooks with them to Troop meetings.  In addition to being  agreat resource for material when working on activities they also alows you to get requirements signed off and track advancement.

Troop Leadership Elections start this week! Please come participate!

Posted on Jan 10 2018 - 10:54pm

With the New Year the troop will be holding its annual Scout Leadership elections for Senior Patrol Leader and Patrol Leaders.  An election overview will be presented at this week's troop meeting to kick off the SPL nomination process.  

The schedule for the elections is:

  • 1/11 Nominations
  • 1/25 Elections - SPL and PL
  • 2/8 Winter Court of Honor

Viking Challenge Klondike Derby

Posted on Jan 10 2018 - 10:45pm

The Great Winter – Fimbul vetr has arrived! Fenrira the Wolf wants your food, Loki is out to trick you, Thor wants to test your strength, Heimdall needs you to send a signal, Odin challenges you to identify the stars; along with many other trials, your scouting skills and Norse knowledge will be tested to the limit.Bring your Viking longboat – aka Klondike sled, and the crew for a weekend of challenge and fun! Decode the Norse Runes! Design your ship (sled)! Learn about how the Norsemen survived!

Troop 437 is gearing up to meet the challenge of the Viking Challenge Klondike Dery Janaury 27th at Stony Brook Conservation Area.  Sign-ups will be openned shortly and patrols will be tunning up their sleds, loading the gear, and honing their skills to meet the challenges!

Winter Court of Honor coming up - Please submit advancement!

Posted on Jan 10 2018 - 10:34pm

The Winter Court of Honor will be coming up soon on February 8th.  Please remember to log any completed blue cards in the advancement log.  If you will be needing a Scoutmaster conference or Board of Review please let the Scoutmaster know.

Troop 437 now accepting on-line payments using Venmo

Posted on Jan 10 2018 - 10:25pm

We are pleased to announce that the Troop will now be 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.

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

Posted on Jan 10 2018 - 10:25pm
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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