Troop 275 News


Troop Meeting Change 11-15

posted Nov 1, 2018, 5:43 PM by Troop TwoSeventyFive

The troop meeting on November 15 will be at 5:30 pm so we can take part in Operation Christmas Child. We will be traveling to Southwick. See the website for more information about the program.

 https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/?utm_source=Ggl&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=m_YGOC-B18V_GGLOCCBrand&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI4t3W6Lu03gIVCxhpCh3ugAJOEAAYASAAEgKZSfD_BwE

Reminders

posted Oct 11, 2018, 5:45 PM by Troop TwoSeventyFive

Sell chocolate bars, Taste books, and Thunderbirds hockey tickets.
If you are in the OA, the fellowship is coming up.
Bring non-perishable food items to the next meeting.
Always look at the troop 275 board before you leave the meeting to see what your patrol is responsible for..  
WHOA weekend coming up. Check the calendar for a link to the information.
Court of Honor October 25 at 6:00. Bring a dessert and a soda/drink.
Springfield Armory trip may be moved.

Lashings

posted Oct 11, 2018, 5:26 PM by Troop TwoSeventyFive

Congratulations to the winners of this week's activity -  the Panda Patrol

Food Drive

posted Oct 4, 2018, 4:24 PM by Troop TwoSeventyFive

Troop 275 is collecting non perishable food items for Thanksgiving baskets that will be given to those in need in the East Longmeadow community. Please bring in three or four non perishable food items. Please bring in your donation to Thursday scout meetings by October 18, 2018.

Sign Up for Notifications

posted Aug 30, 2018, 6:46 PM by Troop TwoSeventyFive   [ updated Aug 30, 2018, 6:48 PM ]

The troop is using a new text notification system. Make sure you stop by and sign up to get weekly texts about meetings and upcoming events.

Bring Your Essentials

posted Aug 30, 2018, 6:42 PM by Troop TwoSeventyFive   [ updated Aug 30, 2018, 6:47 PM ]

Scouts should bring the following to all scout functions including meetings.
* Pencil or pen* Flashlight * Trash bag * Hat
* Paper * Compass  * Sun protection 
* Rope (10 feet)* Knife* Bug repellent  
* First aid kit * Flint & steel* Snack 
* Scout Book* Rain gear     * Water 

Bring merit badge worksheets to meetings.            

PLC Meeting

posted Aug 16, 2018, 9:59 AM by Troop TwoSeventyFive

PLC Meeting will be held on August 21, 2018 at 6:30 at St. Paul Lutheran Church. 

Website has been updated Aug 2018

posted Aug 8, 2018, 12:49 PM by Troop TwoSeventyFive

We will continue to revise the website and calendar as often as possible. All events have been updated on the calendar as much as possible and leadership will be updated soon. Please bring any corrections to the next meeting.  

Summer Camp 2018

posted Aug 8, 2018, 12:15 PM by Troop TwoSeventyFive

Summer camp was a huge success with us winning three golden brooms and the silver broom.  :D

NYLT Availablity

posted May 29, 2017, 7:57 PM by Troop TwoSeventyFive   [ updated May 29, 2017, 8:04 PM ]

National Youth Leadership Training is an interactive program geared for Scouts to gain knowledge in leadership skills and teamwork. Scouts completing the program will have greater opportunities to become leaders within their own troops.

Requirements:

·         Be currently registered as a member of the Boy Scouts of America.

·         Be First Class rank or higher.

·         Be the minimum age of 13 years old.

·         Have completed the seventh grade.

·         Be a current or prospective youth leader recommended by his Scoutmaster.

 

 


This program teaches scouts 3 essentials - what a leader must BE, KNOW, and DO.

                            The kinds of skills that they will gain during this program are:                                    

Leadership     Problem Solving     Planning     Teamwork

 

The above are tools that they can use in Scouting and continue using for the rest of their lives!

Talk to your Scoutmaster if you would like to learn more and participate in this program.

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