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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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5/29 - 5/31 Sea Kayaking Campout
This sea kayaking trip is open to all scouts aged 14 or older and have completed the rank of First Class or above. We will sea kayak on a protected inlet for the majority of the trip. However, part of the route is more open to winds and current and will require upper body strength to safely navigate. read more ...

6/5 - 6/7 Canoe Campout at Aquapaug
We will be camping at Aquapaug Scout Reservation in West Kingston, RI. This is a great opportunity to canoe on the lake at Aquapaug and work on outdoor skills and advancement! read more ...

6/13 - Gear Cleanup Day!
We meet at 9am at Douglass' house, 80 Great Swamp Rd, Glastonbury, and go through all the returned Troop gear.  We need to make sure it is clean and dry.  ALL HANDS ON DECK! This is a big job and we need everyone, adults included, to show up and give a little.  The more folks who show up, the sooner we will be done! 

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 July 2015.  Questions about the hikes should be directed to Alex Kaminski. 

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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10/2-10/4 - Liberty Jamboree - Reg deadline: June 5th
The Patriots Path Council of Northern New Jersey is hosting a regional Jamboree at Liberty State Park - an amazing location!!  Every campsite will have a view of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the New York City skyline!!  Overnight camping is for Boy Scouts, Venturers, Sea Scouts, and Explorers only. read more ...

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