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Welcome to Troop 611, South Burlington, VT !

The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated to provide a program for community organizations that offers effective character, citizenship, and personal fitness training for youth.

The BSA’s mission is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law

Scouting teaches a high degree of self-reliance, have the desire and skills to help others; understand the principles of the American social, economic, and governmental systems; are knowledgeable about and take pride in their heritage and understand our nation’s role in the world. Scouts will have respect for the basic rights of all people; and are prepared to participate in and become contributing members of society.

If you are interested in joining The Boy Scouts of South Burlington, Click Here, to contact us.

To see a video of what we have done this year, click here https://youtu.be/dZPPJ9NfyZE

Jacob Davis Eagle Project this Saturday 9am-12 and 12- 3pm

Posted on Aug 6 2020 - 9:18pm

Jacob Davis's Eagle Project is this Saturday from 9am-12 and 12-3pm This counts as Community Service hours, so this is a great opportunity to get some credit and help a fellow Scout. Jacob has sent you all an email through Scoutbook. There will be a second email with details concerning what tools and equipment might be needed, etc, so watch for that. Please sign up for a work slot or two via the secure email sent through Scoutbook or the signup link is here https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.g...

Troop Canoeing / Camping Trip - Aug 22, 23

Posted on Aug 5 2020 - 12:58pm

The Troop will have a camping trip where they will canoe on the Missisquoi River for at least 5 miles. A scout has planned our 5 mile route and see attached image.

What you should be doing this week to complete your Environmental Science Merit Badge

Posted on Jul 29 2020 - 5:56am

For those Scouts who attended Friday's Environmental Science Merit Badge, here's what to do this next week to complete your badge. For the next seven days, do two (2) of the following each day at home to conserve our resources, and be ready to report back on what you did next Troop meeting:

Troop/ Patrol Meetings on Sundays at 6:15 pm at Wheeler House outdoors

Posted on Jul 29 2020 - 5:53am

We have resumed outdoor Troop/ Patrol meetings, with patrol breakouts and appropriate social distancing. Wheeler is an ideal location for this, with ample outdoor space and two shelters in case of inclement weather. Each patrol will maintain distancing from the other group and each other. Areas around picnic tables will be employed for practical demonstrations. We will be going over knots and camping skills, doing patrol level event planning, reviewing and working on requirements for merit badges and advancements.

What Scouts, Parents, & Leaders can do during this "down time" (updated)

Posted on Jul 29 2020 - 5:52am

Scouts can do several things during this "down time". Your Scout should stay physically active. You can go for walks & hikes. Go fishing. Bring a buddy, or go with your parent. They can use the exercise as much as you. Keep a daily log of your physical activity. Many ranks require a log of physical activity over a 4 week period.

Packing list for Ultralight Backpacking Hiking (Camel's Hump)

Posted on Jul 15 2020 - 5:48am

Hiking Boots or sneakers with two pair of socks
long pants (that can convert to shorts which is optional)
Wicking T Shirt (can use rain jacket for long sleeve if necessary)

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