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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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9/2 - Troop Registration and 1st Meeting

2014-2015 Troop 540 Registration will take place on 9/2 at Gideon Welles Café.  This is also the date of the 1st Troop meeting of the new Scout year.  An adult MUST be present and you will need to bring the following items:

  • A check made out to Troop 540 for $115 per scout
  • Health Insurance name,  Policy # and Group #
  • Name and phone number of child's physician
  • Driver's License # of BOTH parents
  • Auto insurance policy # and coverage limits
  • License Plate # of ALL vehicles
 Your cooperation to get your scout registered for this year as soon as possible is most appreciated. 

Troop Calendar - Meeting Dates and Locations UPDATED
The Troop calendar has been updated with the meeting dates and locations.  Check it out and add the dates to your family calendar so your son doesn't miss anything! 

9/6 - 9/7 Art Show/Ice Cream Sale on Green

Welcome back Scouts and Parents!

What better way to wind down Summer than with an Ice Cream fundraiser! Our annual Troop 540 Art Show Ice Cream Sale is September 6 & 7 from 10am to 5pm. We are looking for Scout and Adult volunteers to man the booths as well as pick up supplies each morning.  Join your friends, have some fun and sell some ice cream for the troop!
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Women's Minus 15 Kelty Sleeping Bag
Are you interested in a barely used women's Kelty minus 15 synthetic sleeping bag?  Price is negotiable.  Please contact Barbara Rezner at 860-633-0852.  Non-smoking, pet free home. 

9/26 - 9/28 Deer Lake Campout
Start the year right - camping at Deer Lake Scout Reservation in Killingworth, CT. Deer Lake is situated in 253 acres of forest land. There will be ample opportunities for perfecting your scouting skills, completing advancement activities, hiking, plus lots more fun! read more ...

10/24 - 10/26 Cape Cod Campout
Our annual bicycling campout will be on scenic Cape Cod.  We will camp at Nickerson State Park, then bike out along the Cape Cod Rail Trail, which crosses through the park.  Parents are encouraged to come out for the weekend to bike, and to camp with the troop or stay in nearby lodging. read more ...

11/21 - 11/23 Thanksgiving Campout
This is our annual Thanksgiving Campout, everyone will enjoy a delicious turkey dinner at site 6 Saturday evening!  Come join us and bring your appetite! read more ...

Philmont Trek 2015 - Training Hikes & WFA Training

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.  WFA training weekend is Oct 3-5 with Patriots Path Council in New Jersey.  Registration will be posted shortly.  Questions about WFA training can be directed to Kathleen Seitz, Dennis Rhim or Jack Cannon.

We still have 2 spots left for Scouts.  If we gain two additional Scouts, 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. 

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