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Welcome to Troop 227's website!  Our Scouts (ages 11-17) are from Shrewsbury, Boylston and Worcester, MA.  We are celebrating our 36th year - our sponsor since 1984 is St. Anne's Parish in Shrewsbury.  We meet in the Father Smith Center (Parish Hall) on Wednesday evenings year-round from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Our unit is active all 12 months of the year.  We have an outdoor activity or campout once a month and Summer Camp is a full week of merit badge work and activities in July or early August each year.  Our senior youth leaders participate in National Youth Leader Training.  Please feel free to stop by and visit us.

Troop Store Now OPEN **For a Limited Timeframe ONLY**

Posted on Nov 27 2020 - 2:56pm

The Troop Class B Uniform Web Store is now open for a limited run of two weeks until December 15th. The latest item includes a BS green colored face mask with the T227 on it. Access the Web Store directly off the web page by clicking on the link in the left hand side tool bar. Please note that Delivery will be late to mid to late January. Just in time for Valentine's Day! The ordered apparel will be delivered and distributed in person at a troop meeting.

Troop Meeting-November: December 2nd Talent show

Posted on Nov 27 2020 - 2:48pm

The meeting on December 2nd via Zoom will be a talent show theme where at the meeting they will watch pre-recorded videos of the Scout's various and unique talents! Please send in any submissions to the SPL prior to Wednesday morning at 9 am.

Troop Role need to be filled: Troop Treasurer position

Posted on Nov 27 2020 - 2:42pm

POSITION OF TROOP TREASURER 

We are still in URGENT need of a parent who is interested in supporting the Troop in a treasurer's role which involves taking over the Troop's Bookkeeping and Banking needs.  If you have hesitation about doing so or have questions that need answering, please contact Mrs.Turnquist for further details about this so very important troop role. Now would be a great time to step up and support your troop! It is a new scout year and Mrs. Turnquist would be happy to help in the transition although her support window is winding down. A big thank you to Mrs. Turnquist for her time in this role. Please forward correspondences of interest to: (treasurer@bsa227.org).   


 

Don't forget to update your YPT Training

Posted on Nov 27 2020 - 2:42pm

Click here to complete your YPT certification:  https://www.scouting.org/training/youth-protection/ Completed certificates must be mailed to treasurer@bsa227.org

Adult Leaders and all parents of Troop 227:  
A communication was recently received from the Council office alerting us to a change in Youth Protection Training certification procedures.   All Adults who are YPT certified with the Troop whose certification will expire before 12/31/2020 will need to retake Youth Protection Certification.  This requirement is requested by the Council to be completed ASAP in order to complete our re-charter.  

We are asking all leaders and parents to complete this online certification within the week so that we are in compliance with the Council request.  If you have concerns or need any further information, please contact Mrs. Horton, or any Troop Committee Member.  

Completed Certifications can be emailed to: treasurer@bsa227.org

No Troop Meeting: November 25th

Posted on Nov 23 2020 - 8:55am

There will not be a Troop meeting this week for families to spend more time preparing for and enjoying the holiday. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

 

Turkey Feast celebration on 11/21 at Boylston Hillside 12-1:30pm

Posted on Nov 18 2020 - 1:17pm

There will not be a large Turkey Feast Celebration this year due to COVID.  However, when you can't do things traditionally, we can make new traditions. 

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