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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.

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Troop Calendar Updates

Posted on Mar 16 2016 - 10:11pm

Some updates have been made to the Troop calendar

  • The May 14th High Ropes course trip has been re-scheduled to June 4th
  • The Spring Court of Honor is now scheduled for June 9th - pending confirmation of the date of the last day of school
  • The June Canoe trip is scheduled for the weekend of June 25th
  • There will be a day event scheduled for one of the weekends in May.  This will be a service project or an outdoor challenge.  Details will be published soon.

MarchTrip - Camp Wanocksett and Mt. Monadnock - Last chance to sign up

Posted on Mar 9 2016 - 9:09pm

The March trip for Troop 437 will be a day hiking trip to Mt. Monadnock. We will be camping at BSA CampWanocksett in Dublin NH. If weather and trail conditions allow we will hike to the sumit otherwise a route around the base of Mt Monadnock will be choosen.  

Due to the time of year, the weather will be unpredictable. Please be prepared for cold weather. The summit can experience winter like conditions even in summer. Scouts will be required to bring Boots, long pants, layered clothing, jacket, rain gear, hat, gloves, and a small day pack for the hike. 

 

Are you attending this weekend's Ski Trip? Think about completing the Snow Sports merit badge while you are there!

Posted on Feb 4 2016 - 10:44am

If you are attending this weekend's trip to Pats Peak you can probably complete the Snow Sports merit badge.  Several merit badge counselors will be on-hand to help complete requirements.  Friday evening there will be an opportunity to complete the non-skiing/boarding items and Saturday the skiing/boarding requirements can be completed.

If you are interested please be prepared by reviewing the requirements (available here).  There is also a very useful Quizlet available on-line to review the material (available here).

Ice and Fire Klondike Derby - a great sucess

Posted on Feb 4 2016 - 10:42am

Troop 437 had a great time at the West Wind district Ice and Fire Klondike derby.  The Troop fielded two sleds manned by a total of 11 scouts.  The all-day event held at Stoney Brook Conservation Land in Westford presented the scouts with many challenges setup to demonstrate their scout skills, team spirit, and scout spirit.  Troop 437 placed 3rd out of a field of over 30 teams.

First Aid merit badge starting up

Posted on Feb 4 2016 - 10:41am

Mr. Carpenter will be starting up first aid MB sessions in the near future.  If you are interested in participating please see him at tonight's meeting.

February Ski Trip to Pats Peak - Signups DUE TONIGHT 1/28

Posted on Jan 28 2016 - 1:46pm

 The Troop 437 February trip is skiing/snowboarding and tubing at Pats Peak in Henniker NH.  Pats Peak has 11 lifts servicing 28 trails, 3 terrain parks, and skiing for all levels.

We will be tubing on Friday evening, staying in one of the buildings on-site at Pats Peak for the night, and Skiing or snow boarding on Saturday.

Sign-ups are due January 21st and need to be accompanied with a Pats Peak emergency Medical Release Form and a Rental form if applicable.

 Please visit their website http://www.patspeak.com for more details and directions. 

 

   

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