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Welcome to Troop 658!

CELEBRATING 97 YEARS OF SCOUTING SERVICE TO OUR COMMUNITIES!

Boy Scout Troop 658 has served youth from Winooski, Colchester, Burlington, South Burlington, Milton, Essex Jct. and the surrounding communities since 1923.  We offer exciting, adventure based programs for boys ages 11-17. We meet Sunday evenings at Saint Francis Xavier School from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm.  Visit us and see for yourself what a difference you can make in the life of a young man.

Scouting's Journey to Excellence" is the BSA's council performance recognition program designed to encourage and reward success and measure the performance of our units. It is meant to encourage excellence in providing a quality program at all levels of the BSA.  We are proud to be a "Gold" level unit for 9 years running.




Important Events Coming Up!

Posted by JDonerkiel on Feb 16 2021 - 1:15pm
 
1.   SNOW DAY: The Troop has scheduled a winter fun day at the Catamount Family Center in Williston on Saturday, February 27 th.   Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and sledding. No experience necessary!   Please sign up on the troop website no later than 2/24!
 
2. ICE FISHING: The Troop is tentatively scheduled to go ice fishing on Sunday, March 7.   Experienced fisherman will train scouts and attendees on two methods of ice fishing.   Time and location to be confirmed.   Scouts who are 15 yrs and older may require a fishing license. Please refer to the sign up page for more info and sign up now!
 
4.   MEDICAL:   All scout families should schedule their annual physical as soon as possible to have their BSA med forms (ABC) completed and signed by a physician.   This is required for any activities that may be 72 hours or longer in duration.   A great time to think of summer camp possibilities!
 
5. SUMMER CAMP:    Troop 658 is scheduled for camp at Mt. Norris the last week of July (7/25-7/30).   More details will be made available at later dates.   Sign up now on the troop website to register your interest, there is no obligation at this time.
 

Congratulations Matthew Brooks on earning your Eagle Scout rank!

Posted by MParascando on Feb 3 2021 - 3:00am

Matt B and parents

Troop 658 is proud to announce its newest Eagle Scout!  Matt Brooks completed his Board of Review for the rank of Eagle Scout on Tuesday evening.  Matt was the second Troop 658 Scout to earn his Eagle rank within the last few weeks.  He's very happy to have reached this milestone and hopes to give back to scouting in the future.  Many thanks to his mom and dad for their never ending support!  Well done Matt!

Klondike Derby Registration is Still Open!

Posted by MParascando on Feb 3 2021 - 2:55am

 Join fellow Scouts for a day filled of Viking Winter Games! Games will take place at Mt Norris.  Games you may find  include: tug of war, snow shoe race, fish throwing, fire building, wood stacking, finding the Northern Lights, semaphore challenge, and more!

Summer Camp

Posted by MParascando on Feb 3 2021 - 2:46am

Although it's hard to imagine with the wintry scene outside your windows, it's time to start thinking about summer camp!  Troop 658 is signed up to attend camp at Mt. Norris the last week of July, from 7/25 to 7/30 (Sunday to Friday).  Registration is now open - sign up to show your interest! There is no obligation at this time.

CONGRATULATIONS WILL BELLUCHE ON EARNING YOUR EAGLE RANK!

Posted by MParascando on Jan 26 2021 - 8:30pm

Will Belluche with Parents

Congratulations to Troop 658's newest Eagle Scout!  Will Belluche completed his Board of Review for the rank of Eagle Scout earlier this evening.  The COVID-19 pandemic didn't keep the BoR from happening, it just required a different venue: Zoom.  Will joins his older brother and his dad who are also Eagle Scouts.  Many thanks to his mom and dad for their never ending support!  Well done Will!

Troop Sledding Event!

Posted by MParascando on Jan 26 2021 - 8:22pm

This Sunday the troop meeting will be a sledding event at 4:00pm, location to be announced later this week.  Bring your favorite sled or a piece of cardboard and enjoy the outdoors!

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