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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.

     

This Week's Troop meeting will be at East Boston Camps/Stony Brook Conservation Land

Posted on Nov 30 2016 - 9:08pm

This week's troop meeting will not be held at the Legion.  It will be at East Boston Camps/Stony Brook Conservation Land where the troop will hold a short night hike.  Please meet at the Depot Street gate/entrance at the usual 7:00pm starting time.  Please bring a flashlight and dress appropriately for outdoor activities.

Time is running out! 2017 Math Science Technology Expo Signups now open

Posted on Nov 30 2016 - 8:57pm
There is still opportunity to sign up for the Math Science Technology expo. 
 
 
The 2017 Expo signups openned Saturday morning at 9:00am - some spots are still open
 The event fills up VERY quickly so make sure to sign-up soon!
 
Don't know what a Science and Technology Expo is?  It is a two day event focused on providing Scouts the opportunity to complete merit badges in two subjects.  It is run on two Saturdays in March.  On March 11th the participants meet in Nashua and explore the subjects they have signed up for and get to participate in the kick-off, keynote presentation and career fair.  On March 25th the scouts go on field trips to local businesses, universities, and other establishments that specialize in the subjects they are working on.  See www.mathsciencetechnologyexpo.com fo rmore details!

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

Posted on Nov 30 2016 - 8:42pm
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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Webelos Invitational coming November 13th!

Posted on Nov 10 2016 - 3:49pm

Sunday November 13th is our annual Webelos Invitational.  This is an event for Webelos scouts to come and visit the troop.

Webelos and Parents - Please join us from 1:00pm - 3:00pm at the American Legion Post 437.  The troop will be running a number of scout activities to give you a flavor of what Scouting is like and what makes Troop 437 a great troop!

Troop 437 scouts - Troop scouts should plan on attending in order to help run events and host our visitors.  Scouts will need to show up early to help setup activities.  Exact details will be sent out seperately.

Troop 437 parents - Troop parents are encouraged to also attend to be available to talk with Webelos parents about scouting and our troop.

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.

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