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Welcome to the web site for Boy Scout Troop 540 of Glastonbury, CT!

If you are thinking about joining our troop, please visit our About Us page.  We meet on Tuesdays at 7:00 PM at Gideon Welles Middle School.  You can also contact our Troop Liaison for more details.


  
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3/27 - Spring COH/Auction/Pot Luck
Please sign up and let us know how many from your family will attend!  We need to make sure we set up for the correct amount of people.  Please arrive at the Community Center by 5:30pm!!  We will start dinner promptly at 6pm.  That will give us enough time for the Auction and the Court of Honor and hopefully get you out by 9pm!  If you have items you would like to donate, please contact one of the coordinators!! read more ...

3/28 Alex K's Eagle Project
Hello Troop 540! Over the next several weeks, Alexander K. will be working on his Eagle project. The project benefits the Green Cemetery Association, and involves the restoration of two historic grave sites, belonging to Mary Hale (wife of Samuel Hale Jr.), and Samuel Hale Jr. read more ...

4/11 - 4/15 Washington D.C. Campout

The registration for this trip has closed.  We will have the budget and schedule finalized shortly.  The list of things to do is amazing!  If you get bored, it is your own fault!  We will leave Saturday, April 11 and return Wednesday April 15th.  We will spend 3 days touring Washington DC - one day as a Troop and two days as patrols.  We will eat as a group - with a rotating duty roster so everyone (scouts and adults) participates in food prep, cleanup, etc.  If you have questions, please see Ms Seitz.

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5/15 - 5/17 White Mountains Campout

Do you like to hike?  If you like to hike, this is the campout for you! Come join the hiking and backpacking in the Presidential mountain range in the White Mountains, New Hampshire.

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7/12 - 7/18 Summer Camp JNW - Ashford, CT

Do you feel it? The hot and humid breeze blowing across Goss pond.  Troop 540 will be attending summer camp: July 12-18, 2015. Please register on the website if you have an interest in attending summer camp.

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Philmont Trek 2015 - Training Hikes

Practice hikes are posted on the Troop Calendar through December 2014.  Questions about the hikes should be directed to Alex Kaminski.  Wilderness First Aid training (WFA) is not required for all participants but is HIGHLY recommended.  Questions about WFA training can be directed to Kathleen Seitz, Dennis Rhim or Jack Cannon.

We have 5 spots left for Scouts.  If we gain two additional Scouts up to a max of 18, Adults 1-6 will participate with the remaining adults as alternates. The dates for the treks are August 3-15, 2015.  We will spend a few days ahead of arriving at Philmont on 8/3 in activities acclimating to the altitude.  Estimated departure is Saturday August 1, 2015 with two nights in Colorado before arriving at Philmont. 



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