Troop 62

Hockanum River District
Connecticut Rivers Council
South Windsor, Connecticut

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This page updated 05/08/2019

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, 99 Sand Hill Road, South Windsor

Special Announcements


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

2018-2019 Calendar of Events (One Page) updated on 09/18/2018


Upcoming Events

  • May 09 - Troop Meeting - Reservations due for May campout, 2nd payment summer camp
  • May 10-12 - Older Scout Canoe Trip
  • May 11 - St. Peter's Spring Cleanup
  • May 16 - No Troop Meeting
  • May 17-19 - May Campout to Mt Monadnock
  • May 23 - Flags at FCC -> Troop Meeting
  • May 27 - Memorial Day Parade
  • May 30 - Troop Meeting

*** 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 cancellation as early as we can, and communicate via email and Facebook.


  • Older Scout Canoe Trip - May 10-12

    Reminder that the Older Scout Canoe trip is this weekend. Meet at Geissler's Friday 5/9, 6pm, and plan to return Sunday ~10am. Please see TRIP FLYER for all the details, and chat with Mr. Wylie / Mr. Holmes at the meeting if you have any additional questions.


  • St. Peter's Spring Clean-Up - May 11 9am to Noon

    It's time for our annual spring clean-up, where we do our Good Turn and give back to St. Peter’s Church. Please bring work gloves and your scout spirit! Specific tasks will be assigned at the cleanup.


  • May Camping to Mt Monadnock - May 17-19

    Join the troop as we travel to NH for one of our favorite hikes. Did you know that on a clear day, you can see 6 states from the top of Mt Monadnock? We will camp at the base of the mountain, and feature patrol cooking. Please see the flyer for additional details. Reservations are due by May 9. Please see the TRIP FLYER for additional details.


  • T-Shirt Orders Being Accepted

    T-shirt orders are now being accepted. Order forms were distributed to scouts last week, and will also be available this week. One t-shirt is free for scouts, and you may purchase additional t-shirts if desired. Adults (leaders, parents, etc) may also purchase t-shirts.


  • Summer Camp preparations are in full swing!!!
    ***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 Malay Chokshi (mc9scouter@gmail.com) or Vern Weeda (weedav19@gmail.com). Merit Badge Selection Forms:
    The required forms to submit are:

    Next PLC: Monday, Jun 06 at 7pm - St. Peter's

    Next Trip: May 17-19 Campout to Mt Monadnock

  • Adult Leaders

    Bob Shemenski......... Scoutmaster............................................................. Scoutmaster@troop62sw.org
    Malay Chokshi....... Troop Committee Chair..................................... CommitteeChair@troop62sw.org
    Brian Wylie............ Advancement Chair........................................... 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 required to take this training. At the completion of the online training...
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