Troop 62

Hockanum River District
Connecticut Rivers Council
South Windsor, Connecticut

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This page updated 3/4/2018


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, 99 Sand Hill Road, South Windsor

Special Announcements

Welcome back to another great year of scouting with Troop 62 !!!

Upcoming Events
  • March 15 - Troop Meeting
  • March 16-18 - March Campout to Deer Lake w/ Go-Karting, Killingworth, CT
  • March 22 - Spring Court of Honor - 7:30-9:00 pm - St. Peters
  • March 29 - Swimming at HealthTrax - 7:00-9:00 pm - Meet at Geissler's
  • April 05 - Troop Meeting - 7:15-9:00 pm - St. Peters
  • April 12 - No Troop Meeting
  • April 19 - Troop Meeting - 7:15-9:00 pm - St. Peters

*** Regular troop meetings (7:15pm) will be held at St. Peters. ***
In general, Thursday troop meetings will be canceled on days when South Windsor schools are closed due to snow, or the town / state have closed roads. We do our best to confirm cancelation as early as we can, and communicate via email and Facebook.

  • March Campout to Deer Lake Campground w/ Go-Karting - March 16-18 The March campout will be to Deer Lake Campground in Killingworth, CT, and will feature Go-Karting on the Saturday activity. For this trip, the older scouts (high school) will have the opportunity to go Friday for fellowship and discussions on their path to Eagle, and the remaining scouts will join Saturday morning. Please see the flyer for additional details. Please see the FLYER for additional details. Also, all participants must have a signed WAIVER to drive.

  • Spring Court of Honor - March 22

    Boy Scouts, Leaders and Families are Invited to Attend Troop 62's Spring Court of Honor from 7:30 - 9:00 pm. This special evening will include the presentation of earned badges, rank advancement and awards. Proper dress for scouts and scouters is the Boy Scout dress shirt including badge sash, neckerchief, and khaki, scout or other acceptable pants (please, no jeans). There will be a brief parent’s meeting at the end of the ceremony. Please see the FLYER for additional details.

  • Swimming at HealthTrax in Enfield - March 29

    Meet at Geisslers for 7pm, We will leave shortly after that, and return between 8:45-9:00pm to Geissler's. Please complete and bring the linked waiver form to Geissler's. All scouts need a change of clothes and towel. No wet bathing suits in the cars for the ride home. There will be a Men's changing room they can use, which will be monitored by a few Male Leaders / adults. Please do not bring anything of value.
    *** Parents, please wait at drop off in case we need extra transportation to and from Healthrax
    All participants must have a signed WAIVER to swim.

  • April Big Trip to Philadelphia & Baltimore - April 11-15

    Troop 62's BIG Trip this year is Philadelphia/Baltimore. The trip cost is $275 for boy scouts and $315 for leaders/adults. In order to make all the necessary reservations and arrangements, we will need a count of scouts and leaders/parents that are going. Please let us know if you plan to go by making a $50.00 deposit by February 22nd. The balance is due by March 22nd. Please note - refunds will be 100% if a request is made by March 22nd. After March 22nd, refunds based on expenses not already incurred. Please see the FLYER for additional details.

  • Next PLC: Monday, March 12 at 7pm - Wylie House

    Next Trip: 3/16-18 - Deer Lake Campground with Go-Karting, Killingworth, CT

    Adult Leaders

    Brian Wylie.............. Scoutmaster.............................................................
    Malay Chokshi....... Troop Committee Chair.....................................
    Rick Holmes............ Advancement Chair...........................................
    Malay Chokshi.......... Web Coordinator................................................

    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 required to take this training. At the completion of the online training...
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