Troop News 5/24/2022

5/26 Troop Meeting St. Mary’s School 7:00pm – This meeting will be used to discuss the upcoming June fishing trip and start the fishing merit badge. In addition, there will be opportunities for rank advancement and a discussion of Memorial Day weekend activities as outlined below.

Upcoming Activities

6/4 – Riverbend Trail Franklin Time TBD

This was postponed from the original date and time. As part of Fraser Baird’s Eagle Scout project the troop is sponsoring the Riverbend Trail off Lincoln Street in Franklin. Fraser has done a lot of cleaning up and marked new trails but more needs to be done. He is looking for volunteers to help him on SATURDAY June 4 (Time TBD). We will be clearing brush, moving debris and clearing trash. Please be on the look out for a new sign up genius.  Thank you, Fraser Baird. Scouts will earn volunteer hours.

Memorial Day Weekend

May 28th Grave Reflagging

May 30th Memorial Day Parade

Please sign up on Scoutbook on the event pages

June 17-19: Deep Sea Fishing Cape Cod and Camping at the Midway Recreation Area in Bourne

We will be camping on the Cape Cod Canal at the Midway Recreation Area.  On Saturday morning we booked a private fishing charter boat to take us out for some ocean fishing.  When we get back there are a ton of games we can play (sand volleyball court, horse shoes, corn hole, etc.). We are planning to do a fish fry with some of the fish that we catch on our morning trip. In the afternoon there is an option to bring bikes and ride along the Cape Cod canal to Town Neck Beach in Sandwich (4.5 flat miles each way).  The facilities at this Rec area are really great.  This will be a trip the Scouts and Adults will remember for many years to come!

 Here is a map of the canal and bike paths for reference:

Sign up at:

July 17-23: Summer Camp at Camp Squanto Plymouth

There is still space for additional Scouts (regular pricing $510) but if you are considering going to camp please let Tim O’Toole know as soon as possible.

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