Troop News 4/29/20

by sharontaylor |April 29, 2020 · 1:30 pm

Based on guidance from the Mayflower Council: all in-person Scouting activities of any type remain prohibited through May 31.

5/6 Scout Master ConferencesZoom- Sign up for times on Signup Genius

Scout Master conferences – Please read guidelines and sign up at :

5/6 Board of ReviewZoom- Sign up for times on Signup Genius

Board of reviews- Please read guidelines and sign up at:

Each BOR requires 3 committee members so please use the above sign up to volunteer.

6/12 – 6/14 – June Troop Outing – Canoeing/Kayaking

  • Departure will be from the Franklin VFW Hall Friday June 15th. Meeting at 4pm for 4:30pm Departure.   Friday late afternoon we will Kayak in tandem Kayaks about 2.5 miles out to Washburn Island.  Sunday return to the VFW approximately 11am.
  • Saturday we will circumnavigate the island in our kayaks on a guided tour by a local marine biologist. We can expect to learn about the local coastal ecosystem as well as the history of Washburn Island. We will also hike and explore the 330-acre island which contains marshes, sand dunes, and small ponds, and woods.  We may also be able to tour the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.
  • All scouts are required to have passed the BSA Swim test within the last 12 months to participate in this activity. Having earned the swimming merit badge is not sufficient, a current passing BSA Swim test result is required. If you did not attend Scout Camp 2019 swim test is being coordinated. Date/Time TBA.
  • Cost: $35
  • Sign up deadline is May 22nd
  • All forms and payment due by June 10th
  • Pay via PayPal:    PayPal.Me/troop29franklin    Please note the event/trip is that you are paying for in the memo field.
  • If you want to send directly through your PayPal account/app you can send to  Please select the “send money to family/friend” option.

Access all Troop 29 Current Sign Ups list and Information:  All Troop Sign Ups

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