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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.

 

Parent Information Meeting during this Week's Troop meeting

Posted on May 23 2018 - 10:19pm
Calling all troop parents - Trying to figure out Boy Scouting?  Have questions about summer camp?  What are all the ranks about?  Questions about how the Troop runs?  Come to a special parents information meeting for parents during this week's Troop meeting to get the inside scoop on Troop 437 and Boy Scouting.  
 
The Parent's meeting will be held inside at the Legion hall while the Scouts are conducting their meeting activities outside.
 
Parents of new scouts are particularly encouraged to attend but we hope that every scout has a parent attend.

Sprint Court of Honor coming up - Remember to submit your advancement!

Posted on May 23 2018 - 10:18pm

The Spring Court of Honor is coming up on June 21st.  Scouts should make sure to log all advancmeent in the Advancement Book.

If you are ready for a Scoutmaster conference and/or a Board of Review please let the Scoutmaster know.

Reminder - Medical Forms need updating

Posted on May 23 2018 - 10:18pm

All scouts need to submit an updated annual medical form.  These forms are due June 14th and should be submitted to Mr. Barnard.

If you are going to SeaBase you will need to fill out out this form containing parts A, B, and C and the SeaBase risk advisory.  A Dr's signature is required on part C.  This is also good for summer camp.  Please turn in a copy of the form to Mr. Cutbill for SeaBase.

If you are going to summer camp you will need to fill out this form containing parts A, B, and C.  A Dr's signature is required on part C.

If you are not going to Summer camp  you can use this form containing parts A and B only.  No Dr's signature is required

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

Posted on May 23 2018 - 10:17pm

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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Merit Badge Monday Next Monday - May 21st- Time to sign-up - final Merit Badge Monday of the Year!

Posted on May 17 2018 - 11:04am

The next and final Merit Badge Monday for this year will be on May 21st.  Please submit your requests for what merit badges you would like to work on.

As of now the merit badges that are being offered are Communications and Family Life.  Both are focused on continuing work on partials that are already started.

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)...

Summer Camp Registration - Final payments due tonight

Posted on May 10 2018 - 2:53pm

Final payments for summer camp are due tonight.  There is still time to signup - If you have been sitting on the fence and want to go to camp bring your signup form and payment tonight!!!  Signups can happen later but the fee will be higher as the council will be imposing a late payment fee.

 

Registration for Troop Week at Camp Wah-Tut-Ca are now due. Please find the Troop registration form link using the button below.  

Please return a copy indicating if your Scout will/won’t be attending camp for our records.  We are looking to receive a response from every scout!

If your Scout will be attending camp, here is the simple timetable and cost covered in the form: 

  • Camp Week is July 29th – August 4th.
  • Discounted camp fee is $410.00.
  • Registration form and $50.00 deposit due by Thursday, March 22nd.
  • Remaining balance of $360.00 due by May 3rd.
  • BSA Medical forms due by June 14th.

It should be another great summer at camp, so if you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Barnard.

  

 

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