Boy Scout Troop 18, Milford MA Boy Scout Troop 18, Milford, Massachusetts

April 26-27: Orienteering and Camping

Our April trip will involve orienteering with the New England Orienteering Club at Hale Reservation in Westwood, MA.  It will be followed by camping at Camp Cachelot in Carver, MA. Meet at the church on Saturday morning at 7:30 AM. We will return around 5 PM on Sunday. Cost for the trip is $25. Here is the 2014-April-Orienteering-Cachelot permission slip. We
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Panther and Eagle Patrols Trip — March 29-30

The Panther and Eagle patrols are doing a wilderness survival trip in the Milford quarries March 29 and 30. Meet at Luisa Lake at 8:30 on Saturday.  Pickup is at 11 AM at the Frongillo’s house, 6 Dana Circle. Here is the 2014-Mar-PantherEaglePatrols Permission Slip.

Shark Patrol Trip March 29-30

This trip is only for the Shark patrol, not for the whole troop. Shark patrol will be going to a special event at Cape Cod Community College focused on STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  Scouts will earn the Space Exploration merit badge and meet with two NASA astronauts.  We will be camping at Camp Greenough in Yarmouthport.  There
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Zeus Patrol Trip, March 15-16

This trip is only for the Zeus patrol, not the whole troop. Zeus patrol will meet at the church on Saturday, March 15, at 4:30 PM.  We will have dinner at the Imperial Buffet in Milford, followed by movies and ice cream at the church.  Please bring sleeping bags, pillows, and a sleeping pad.  No mess kits are needed. Here
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Time to Sign Up for Ski Trip

In February, we have our annual ski trip.  We’ll be going to Gunstock Resort in New Hampshire.  Lodging will be in a local youth center that is part of a church. Meet at the church on Friday, January 31, at 6 PM.  We return on Sunday, February 2, around noon (in time for the Superbowl!). Reservations are made in advance.
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December Overnight — Wallyball & Movie Night

The December trip is local in Milford.  We’ll play wallyball from 7 to 9 PM on Friday, followed by a dinner of tacos at the church.  Please eat a little before coming, so you can make it through the wallyball.  After tacos at the church, we’ll watch a movie and sleep on the floor at the church. Friday, December 13,
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Pumpkin Story

Photos from Richardsons Bonfire

Spoiler Alert – the Pumpkin didn’t make it out alive   .

What you need to know for Troop 18 Holiday Wreath Sales

Troop 18 Scouts and Families, we are in the midst of our 2013 Wreath Sales Fundraiser and order forms are due Tuesday, November 12 during the troop meeting.  The form and flyer are attached. As you know, this fundraiser is very important for the troop and the individual scouts to earn money credits toward their future scouting activities.  To earn
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Sign Up for the Craft Fair

Hello Scouts and Parents: As you know, the Annual Christmas Gallery of Arts and Crafts on November 30th is quickly approaching. This is the ninth year that Troop 18 has sponsored this event and each year the Craft Fair has proven to be a very successful fundraiser for the Troop. This is an enormous endeavor and the assistance of all
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November Camping: Richardson’s Farm

Our trip for November 8-10 is at Richardson’s Farm.  We meet at the church on Friday at 6 PM.  Have dinner before coming, or bring something to eat in the car. Or you can bring your scout directly to Richardson’s on Saturday. Parents, please join us for dinner and/or the bonfire on Saturday night.  Let us know if you’re coming
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