Troop 62

Hockanum River District
Connecticut Rivers Council
South Windsor, Connecticut

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This page updated 4/30/2016

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 *** See notes below for temporary meeting location ***

Special Announcements


  • IMPORTANT NOTICE - Troop Meeting Place. We are meeting at St. Peter's once again. Meetings will be in the trailer until the repairs are completed in the regular hall.
    • April 28 - Troop Meeting - 7:15-9:00 pm - St. Peters
    • May 5 - Swimming at HealthTrax in Enfield - 7:00-9:00 pm - Meet at Geissler's - More info below
    • May 12 - Troop Meeting - 7:15-9:00 pm - St. Peters
    • May 14 - St. Peter's Spring Clean-up and Bike Safety Check for Block Island - 8:00am-Noon
    • May 15 - Summer Camp Preparation Meeting (New Summer Campers Only) - 6:30-8:00 pm - St. Peters
    • May 20-22 - May Campout to Rhode Island / Block Island
    • May 26 - Flag Placement (location / time TBD) and Troop Meeting - 7:15-9:00 pm - St. Peters

  • *** IMPORTANT NOTICE - Regular troop meetings (7:15pm) will be held at St. Peters. ***


  • May 5 - Swimming at Health Trax of Enfield (3 Weymouth Rd, Enfield) - Swimming event replaces the regular troop meeting. Meet at 7 pm at Gesslers parking lot; we will return by 9 pm. What to bring: may wear a swim suit there, and will need to bring a towel and dry clothes to change into. No wet swimsuits are allowed in cars. Parents / Leaders please do not leave at drop off until we know we have enough drivers.

  • May Campout to Rhode Island, Biking on Block Island - Back by popular demand! The troop will be going to Fishermens State Park in Rhode Island May 20-22, and taking the ferry to Block Island for a little biking on Saturday. Space is limited to the first 35 scouts / leaders / adults. Register by May 12. Please see the flyer for details.

  • Summer Camp preparations are in full swing!!!
    ***Important change to Summer Camp Fees. Unfortunately, the payment information on Camp Hinds website and Pine Trees Council registration page were not the same numbers. The actual camp price per scout is $10 less, so the final amount due to the Troop for camp will be $420. The price for sibling is $15 more with a final price of $385. If you have already paid in full, we will refund the overage. Sorry for the misinformation, there was a miscommunication between the Camp and the Council.
    ***Please see the following links for the Summer Camp Check List, and "What Should My Son Pack For Summer Camp". Please read through it completely as it has key dates and times as well as things to consider for your scout to have an enjoyable time at Camp Hinds. If you have any questions, please e-mail Debbie Smith at hdsjy5@cox.net. Merit Badge Selection Forms: The required forms to submit are:

    Next PLC: Sunday, May 1 at 5:00pm - Wylie House

    Next Trip: 5/20-5/22 - Camping in Rhode Island, Biking on Block Island - flyer

Adult Leaders

Brian Wylie.............. Scoutmaster............................................................. Scoutmaster@troop62sw.org
Cheryl Constantine....... 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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