Troop 62

Hockanum River District
Connecticut Rivers Council
South Windsor, Connecticut

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This page updated 2/28/2015

Welcome

Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 62 — scouting for 80 great years!

Our troop welcomes all boys, ages 11-17, who want to follow the Eagle Trail. Boys can join Scouting at any time, regardless of their background or experience.

If you're interested in the Scouting program, please feel free to come to our meetings, contact one of our Adult Leaders, or check our FAQ Page.


Meetings - We meet 7:15 - 9:00 p.m. every Thursday that school is in session, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 109 Sand Hill Road, South Windsor, CT 06074

Special Announcements


  • March Camping Trip - Friday, March 20, to Sunday, March 22 - Join the troop for a bonus third round of winter fun and disc golf at Camp Sequassen in New Hartford, CT. Scouts will leave Friday and return Sunday morning before noon. Registration is due by the March 12 troop meeting. Please see the flyer for details.

  • Spring Court of Honor - Thursday, March 26, 7:30 pm - Boy Scouts, Leaders and Families are Invited to Attend Troop 62's Spring Court of Honor - This special evening will include the presentation of earned badges,rank advancement and awards. We will welcome our Webelos into the troop. Scouts and scouters should wear the full Class A uniform. Please see the flyer for details, and contact Diane Wicks if you can assist by bringing cookies or a finger dessert.

  • April BIG TRIP - Wednesday, April 15, to Sunday, April 19 - We will travel to our nation's capitol for this year's BIG TRIP, visiting various museums and monuments. REMINDER that a $50 deposit is due by Thurday, March 5, to reserve your spot. Please see the flyer for additional details.

  • Want to Launch Model Rockets? Earn Space Exploration Merit Badge?
    • Connor Mullen and Mr. Phillips would like to offer Space Exploration Merit Badge. It will be open to all Scouts of any age and will start shortly after New Year's.
    • Scouts will be building and launching model rockets, and studying ballistic trajectory using a hard-boiled-egg launching air gun.
    • This will be an extra-curricular program, meeting afternoons and weekends, outside of the regular Troop meeting.
    • There will be a small cost to purchase rocket kits. Depending on the scout's choice of rockets, and the number we launch, the cost will, probably, be in the $20 to $40 range.
    • If you are interested, sign up with Mr. Phillips at a Troop meeting or by e-mail at scoutmasterjack@email.com.

    Next PLC: 3/3/2015 at 7pm - Wylie House, 513 Rye Street

    Next Trip: 3/20-3/22 - Lean-To Camping at Camp Sequassen in New Hartford, CT - flyer

Adult Leaders

Brian Wylie.............. Scoutmaster............................................................. Scoutmaster@troop62sw.org
Alan Peterson.......... Troop Committee Chairman..................................... CommitteeChair@troop62sw.org
Rick Holmes............ Advancement Chairman........................................... Advancement@troop62sw.org
Malay Chokshi.......... Web Coordinator................................................ Webmaster@troop62sw.org

Adult Leader News

  • BSA Youth Protection Training Available Online

    The BSA National Council has made Youth Protection Training available online. Completion of this training is essentially required for all adult leaders, since National and Local BSA tour (travel) permits will soon require that at least one adult leader on each trip have this training. This is a comprehensive, high-quality training seminar, dealing with a difficult subject in a professional manner. All adult leaders are encouraged to take this training as soon as possible. At the completion of the online training...
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