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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.

 

November Backpacking Trip in the Belknap Range - Sign-ups due This Week - October 27th

Posted on Oct 26 2016 - 9:36pm

 

The November trip for Troop 437 is a hiking trip in the Belknaps located east of Laconia NH. We will be hiking in the Belknap Range and staying at Camp Bell, Griswold Scout Reservation BSA.

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

Sign-ups are due October 27th.

Volunteers Needed for Veteran's Day observation at Fairhaven Nursing Home

Posted on Oct 26 2016 - 9:36pm
We are looking for scout volunteers to help recognize veteran's at Fairhaven Nursing home in Lowell MA (476 Varnum Avenue, Lowell MA) on Thursday November 10th at 4 pm in honor of Veteran's Day.  We will be completing a flag ceremony, doing a commemorative reading, presenting Veteran's with certificates, and offering a photo with scouts.  We completed this last year at Willow Manor and it was a great event that residents of the home spoke of for weeks.

2016-2017 Troop Dues and BSA registration overdue - please submit this week

Posted on Oct 26 2016 - 9:35pm

2016-2017 yearly troop dues and BSA registration fees are past due.  Troop dues are  $50 and the BSA registration fee is $26.  An optional Boys Life magazine subscription can be added on for an additional $12.  These fees can be paid by one check made payable to Troop 437 and need to be turned in by October 13th.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact Mr. Carpenter (treasurer) or Mr. Barnard (Committee Chair).

Congratulations to Luke G. for completing his Eagle Project

Posted on Oct 26 2016 - 9:34pm

Congratulations to Luke G. on completing his Eagle Project.  Luke planned and lead the construction of a series of boardwalks to allow easier travel on the Tadmuck Divide Trail here in Westford.

Thank you to everyone who turned out to help Luke on his project.

Fall Court of Honor Tonight!

Posted on Oct 13 2016 - 2:39pm

The Troop's fall Court of Honor is tonight (October 13th).  We have a lot of awards and achievements to recognize.  All Scouts and Parents are encouraged to attend to help celebrate the Troop's advancement!  Refreshments ill be serverd!

Trip Information – S.O.A.R – Scoutings Outdoor Adventure on the River - Signups due THIS WEEK

Posted on Sep 27 2016 - 9:48pm

 This is an awesome national class Scout Jamboree right in our back yard!  It will be a fun-filled two days that will be long remembered.  All Scouts should plan on attending!

Outing:          SOAR – Christian Herter Park, 1175 Soldiers Field Road, Boston

Arrive:            9 am October 8, 2016 at Alewife Station.  Transfer Bus / shuttle to campground

Depart:           10:00am on Monday, October 13th, 2014

                        Carpooling is strongly encouraged!

Return signup and payment by: Thursday, September 29th    Unfortunately late signups can not be accepted for this trip.

This trip will be a two-night camping trip to attend SOAR on the Charles River in Boston.  Saturday morning we will travel to Alewife station, meet up, and then transfer by bus over to the campsite at CH Park.  There will be a variety of activities to do (see attachment) with more details to come.

Scouts and leaders are encouraged to pack in a way that shuttling on a bus will be convenient – ie well packed back packs.

 

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