Troop News 2/22/21

by sharontaylor |February 22, 8:30 pm

2/24 Troop Meeting  7:00 – 8:30pm – Join Google Classroom for virtual meeting:

2/28 Eagle Court of Honor 4:00 -5:00pm– Virtual Ceremony

All Families are encouraged to attend to honor Matthew Parrella who has reached Eagle Rank. The Ceremony will be via Zoom. Attendee information is below. If you are a participant in the ceremony, you will receive a separate email with instructions.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Feb 28, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Troop 29 Eagle Court of Honor

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

3/3 – PLC & Committee Meeting – Virtual – meeting info will be shared at a later time.

  • PLC (6:30 – 7:30)
  • Committee Meeting (7:30 – 8:30)    All adults are encouraged to attend the committee meeting

Upcoming Trips/Activities

Note: Save the dates -please note that trips and activities are subject to change due to covid restrictions.

3/7 – Cross Country Skiing – Weston Ski Track (Leo J Martin Golf Course). Leaving Franklin at approximately 2:00 with a return about 6:00pm. Approximate costs will be shared at a later time.

BSA Troop 29 Franklin MA: March 7th 2021 XC Ski Day trip (3/7) (

4/9-4/11 – Camp Squanto – Biking and Tenderfoot Weekend

Departure will be from the Franklin VFW Hall at 5:30pm Friday April 9th. Scouts should arrive at 5:00pm to the VFW hall to help prepare the Troop and their Patrols for departure. On Sunday morning we will then return to the VFW Hall at approximately 10:30am. Location Camp Squanto in Plymouth.  We will split the troop between Delaware and Penobscot campsites (12 people each).

Saturday activities :Bike Riding in Myles Standish Forest and Tenderfoot Weekend (Advancement focus will be for new Scouts as well as Scouts who have not earned Tenderfoot yet).

All new Scouts are highly encouraged to attend.

Scouts will need their own Bikes/Helmets.  We will also need some parents to ride along (not everyone needs to bike).

We ask that each new Scout have 1 parent attend for their first camping trip.  We may have extra tents/camping gear available to borrow if that is an issue (please inquire if needed).

At this time BSA is still mandating 1 scout per tent (exception for siblings), however we will update if this changes.

BSA Troop 29 Franklin MA: April 2021 biking & tenderfoot trip (4/9-4/11) (

5/21-5/23 – Midstate Trail Hike

6/18-6/20 – Washburn Island Kayaking

7/18-7/24 – Camp Squanto – Summer Camp

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

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