Welcome to Troop 437! Proudly sponsored by American Legion post 437 in Westford Massachusetts.

   Are you an Arrow of Light scout looking for a Scout Troop to cross over to?  or maybe you are new to Scouting and want a great Troop to join?
Either way, Troop 437 welcomes all youth to come and experience the adventure of scouting!  Visit one of our meetings to experience what Scouting is all about and what makes Troop 437 a great Scout Troop.
We meet every Thursday evening when school is in session.  Meetings start at 7:00 pm 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.

2023 Summer Camp at Camp Wanocksett

Save the Date! Bike Sale is on Saturday May 4. Donations needed!

Posted on Apr 10 2024 - 5:53pm

Due to a change in the Town Meeting, we have moved the Bike & Spring Sporting Goods Sale to Saturday May 4.  The Bike Sale is rain or shine BUT if the Town Meeting is delayed from April 27/28 to May 4 due to rain, the Bike Sale will be moved to Sunday May 5.  See all the information about the Bike Sale HERE.  We'll be sending out a volunteer form soon and asking Scouts and parents to sign up to help out on Friday evening, May 3, at the donation & consignment evening or during the sale on Saturday, May 4.

Summer Camp Video (with music soundtrack)!

Posted on Apr 10 2024 - 4:48pm



2024 Wanocksett Summer Camp - Time to Signup!

Posted on Apr 10 2024 - 4:45pm

What: A week of adventure, advancement, and scouting at the foot of Mt. Monadnock

Where: Camp Wanocksett, 642 Upper Jaffrey RD, Dublin, NH 03444

When: Sunday, July 28th to Saturday, August 3rd

Cost: See below for details

Sign-up deadline: Signup and payment are due by April 25th to receive early-bird pricing

Camp Fees: The week of summer camp costs $560.  However, if paid to the Troop by April 25th there is an early-bird discount of $30 making the camp fee $530.  Assistance is available if needed - we want every scout to experience summer camp!  See details at Scout Troop 437 | Summer camp: Wanocksett scout reservation.

Sign-up and More informationFind out all the details of summer camp on our website at Scout Troop 437 | Summer camp: Wanocksett scout reservation.

Medical Forms:  Medical forms signed by your medical provider are required for scouts and adults attending summer camp. Those need to be signed in the last 12 months. If you are going to need a physical to get the form filled out then now is a great time to schedule that. Medical forms are due by June 6th!  A link to the medical form is available at the above camp URL.  Scouts need sections A, B, C, and if applicable, D-NH (if the participant has an epi pen or inhaler).  Part D-MA is not needed for our summer camp.

Financial Assistance:  Need-based camperships are available from the camp.  The deadline for applying for the assistance is April 1st.  The link to the request form can be found at the above camp URL.  If you plan to apply for assistance, please talk to a Scoutmaster for help filling out the form.

Counselor in Training (CIT) Program:  If your scout wants to experience even more summer camp, they can apply to be a Counselor in Training at the camp.  Scouts at least 14 and not yet 16 at the beginning of the camp season can apply to be CITs.  More details can be found in the camp leader's guide.  Links to the guide along with the CIT application can be found at the above camp URL.

Badge Bonanza and Iron Chef Campout - April 6th/7th

Posted on Apr 3 2024 - 6:33pm

Our next trip will be tent camping at the Resolute Scout Reservation.   

This campout will be a great opportunity for our new cross-over scouts to join in all the fun of camping with Troop 437. 

Outing: Camp Resolute in Bolton, MA
Arrive at Resolute: 10 AM on Saturday, April 6th
Pickup at Resolute: 9 AM on Sunday, April 7th 
Cost: $25 for overnight camping, lunch, dinner, cracker barrel & Breakfast

This trip will feature a Merit Badge Bonanza where several merit badges that can be completed in one day will be offered.  We hope all scouts can complete one or two badges at this campout.  An exact list of badges that will be offered will be announced as the trip approaches.

The patrols will also be competing in an Iron Chef cooking competition!  Does your patrol have what it takes to wow and delight the judges with your culinary skills and teamwork?  All patrols will be required to utilize a challenge ingredient in their dinner meal.


Subscribe to Troop Calendar on your mobile device

Posted on Apr 3 2024 - 6:32pm

Do you want Troop events to automatically appear on your favorite calendar app, including Google Calendar, Outlook, Yahoo Calendar and other iOS, Android and Windows apps? 

Simply go to Scout Troop 437 | Calendar Sync to start the process.  Choose your preferred calendar feed format, and then follow the instructions provided.  Super easy and another way to easily remember troop meetings and important troop events!

If you have any questions or problems setting up the calendar feed, email info@westfordtroop437.us or talk to any leader at a troop meeting.

Winter Court of Honor March 14th!

Posted on Mar 13 2024 - 4:15pm

We will be holding our Winter Court of Honor on Thursday, March 14th starting at 7:00 pm at the Legion. There will be a reception immediately after the court.
All Scouts, parents, and siblings are encouraged to attend to help us celebrate all the advancements that our scouts have achieved over the summer and the beginning of the scouting year!

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