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Welcome to Troop 658!

CELEBRATING 99 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.


Troop 658 and 3752 - 2022


January 2022 Bottle Redemption Fundraising Drive

Posted by plabrie on Jan 21 2022 - 2:45pm

Our January bottle redemption fundraiser is starting to wind down. Please continue to help spread the word to friends, families, co-workers.  

Happy New Year!!!   Let us kick-off “2022” by supporting two local Winooski Scout Troops (3752 and 658). During the month of January, bring your returnable cans and bottles to Beverage Warehouse in Winooski. Direct your voucher to be saved “for Scouts”. For people that wish to make a contribution directly to the scouting program, please send your contribution to Michael Parascando, 226 Cobblestone Circle, South Burlington, VT 05403. Please make your contribution payable to “Troop 658”.  Thank you for your support.

University of Vermont Discover Engineering and STEM Merit Badge Workshop, Feb 12, 2022

Posted by MKautzman on Jan 11 2022 - 10:10pm

 

The Vermont 4-H Program and the UVM College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) have teamed up to host a variety of programs the entire month of February 2022 to promote the field of engineering. Our goal is to expose youth to engineering, build skills and help youth understand different pathways they can take to pursue a future as an engineer.

Congratulations A. Parascando

Posted by sszykier on Dec 9 2021 - 9:23pm

Troop 658 is proud to announce our newest Eagle Scout, A. Parascando who completed his board of review this evening. The Eagle Scout rank symbolizes the culmination of years of hard work and many lessons learned. More importantly it symbolizes character, leadership and personal growth.

Congratulations!

Thanksmas Dinner and Court of Honor

Posted by JDonerkiel on Dec 7 2021 - 9:00pm

Sign up to join us to celebrate the holidays and the achievements of our scouts. Please - immediate family only. 

Specifics:

  • To limit exposure, we will be sitting at family tables and will be requiring masks.
  • The troop will be providing dinner and dedicated people will be serving.
  • Bring your own drinks, please!
  • Sign up by December 14th

For those who are not immediate family or are being cautious, we will also be live-streaming the Court of Honor via Zoom. 

When signing up, please indicate how many will be attending, including the scout, and if you will be eating with us, or coming later for the Court of Honor

First Joint Meeting

Posted by nkenyon on Nov 16 2021 - 10:26pm

In our first combined meeting, Troops 3752 and 658 practiced our fire safety skills and learned about how to read and use fire extinguishers to be prepared in emergency situations. We look forward to more combined scouting opportunities for the troops! Thank you to all members of the troop who donated extinguishers for the scouts to use in this meeting.


 

Ethan Allen Homestead Service Project

Posted by MKautzman on Oct 25 2021 - 9:23pm

    Scouts from Troops 3752 and 658 helped the Winooski Valley Park District staff in removing Asian Bittersweet at the Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington Asian Bittersweet is an invasive species that is a vine that grows quickly and strangles native trees. The Staff and Scouts were proud to have made positive impact in helping our local environment

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