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

November Camping — Richardson’s Farm

  This weekend (November 7-9) is our camping trip to Richardson’s Farm in Uxbridge, MA. If you are going to bring your scout or meet us for the bonfire, PLEASE PRINT AND BRING THE DIRECTIONS WITH YOU. The link is farther down in this post. Your GPS will not help you get to Richardson’s Farm. The farm straddles the MA/RI
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Important Dates for 2014 Holiday Wreath Sales

Troop 18 Scouts and Families, we are in the midst of our 2014 Holiday Wreath Sales Fundraiser and order forms are due Wednesday, November 12.  The Wreath Flyer and Order Form are attached below. 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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October 10-12 Camping — Mt. Washington and Lonesome Lake

On October 11, we’ll break into two groups.  One will climb Mt. Washington and the other will hike to Lonesome Lake and visit Lonesome Lake hut. We leave Milford on Friday at 5:30 PM and return around 1-2 PM on Sunday. Cost is $40.  Here is the permission slip. We’re camping at Dolly Copp campground in Gorham, NH.  Driving time is
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September Camping — Mt. Layfayette

We will camp in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and climb Mt. Lafayette on Saturday. Here is the permission slip.

Camp Paperwork Status

As of July 20th, here is our color-coded status for summer camp paperwork. For privacy, only first names and initials show. Please close out the open items, or let me know if I missed something. –George Name Going? Paid? Med Form Ins Card Merit Badges B, Brendan Y N     9 AM Sports 10 AM Instructional Swim 11 AM
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June Camping in New Hampshire, Mt. Monadnock

Our June camping trip is to climb Mt. Monadnock in southern New Hampshire.  We’ll meet at the church on Friday, June 13, at 6 PM.  Camping will be at BSA Camp Wanocksett in Dublin, NH.  We’ll climb Mt. Monadnock on Saturday, and return on Sunday. Here is our permission slip. Cost of the trip is $25.  

May Biking / Camping Trip

The May 23-25 trip will be biking the Cape Cod Rail Trail (CCRT) with camping at BSA Camp Greenough in Yarmouthport. This is a great trip for parents and siblings who might do it as a day trip, or stay for camping. We bike in two groups: 25 miles (about 2-1/2 hours of biking) and 50 miles (about 4 hours
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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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