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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.

Urgent Message: Troop Meeting on Wednesday January 25th-***CANCELLED** Due to expected inclement weather

Posted on Jan 25 2023 - 8:24am

Urgent message-Tonight's Troop meeting on 1/25 will be cancelled until further notice. While there is a full school today, the Shrewsbury Public Schools have announced that there will be no afternoon activities due to the expected inclement weather. According the latest forecasts, the weather is expected to be hitting our area between 2-10pm snow turning to rain creating slick conditions. Please stay warm and safe and we will regroup next week!

February Adirondack Campout-At risk of being cancelled

Posted on Jan 25 2023 - 8:24am

While we won't be having a meeting tonight, could Scouts please update the website with their attendance or regrets status on the February Adirondack campout. The deadline is fast approaching and we need to make the reservation and decision if there are enough Scouts to go. If there are any questions about the campout or what to bring, please contact the Scout Master by email or phone tonight.  We will extend the deadline to next Wednesday for payment due the weather cancellation of tonight's meeting.

Inclement Weather Procedure

Posted on Jan 25 2023 - 8:11am

Just a note about Inclement Weather and how we make decisions. Troop 227 makes weather related decisions to hold meetings or events based on Shrewsbury Public School Superintendent's decisions about school cancellations. Our general policy is to cancel meetings and events based on those decisions. We would announce cancelation as soon as possible, but at least 2-4 hours prior to the event. Scouts are based on the moto "be prepared" and it is a good practice to involve the Scouts in how the weather decisions are being made.

Upcoming Court of Honor, Wednesday, March 1st

Posted on Jan 23 2023 - 1:45am

We will be planning to have our next Court of Honor on Wednesday March 1st during the troop meeting. We will be serving pizza and would ask for Scout families to bring in drinks and snacks. Siblings and family members are welcome to attend.

Save the Date-Bottle and Can Collection Fundraiser-2/15 and 2/18

Posted on Jan 23 2023 - 1:40am

Tell your family and friends we will be running a Shrewsbury community bottle and can drive where recyclables can be dropped off after the Super bowl weekend! We are planning to offer 2 days for convenience on Wednesday February 15th from 6:30-8pm and also Saturday February 17th from 12-3pm. The drop off will be a drive through style and the Scouts will sort cans on both days and return them for fundraised dollars.

News about Summer Camp-July 2023

Posted on Jan 23 2023 - 1:28am

Summer Camp has landed on the schedule for the 1st session of camp in the first week of July. We will be starting the planning but be rest assured we have secured for our troop the best week at the best camp sight location (Evergreen) and with a discounted rate! This years theme will be space exploration!! Start thinking of all the ideas we can come up with this year for a fun time!  If you are planning to go, please look to start getting the camp forms to your pediatrician for sign off since that tends to take some time. We hope to get Scouts fully registered in April. More information to come soon!

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