Welcome to Troop 658!


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 5 years running.

Advancement Meeting May 22nd

Posted by kbell on May 3 2016 - 4:47pm
Scouts will be preparing lunch and dinner as well as cleaning up their patrol equipment; cook gear (dishes and stoves), patrol box, tents, etc.  Scouts will work on rank requirements for Tenderfoot through First Class. Older scouts will help train younger scouts.

BOR's will be held at the church from 5:30 - 7:00. Boys doing the BOR's should bring their uniform to wear during the BOR; class-B for the rest of the meeting.

All scouts should bring their scout books.

We will have access to the hall if the weather is bad, otherwise we will be outdoors, please dress appropriately.

If you have any questions please contact Mr. Bell


May 1st Summary

Posted by kbell on May 2 2016 - 7:58am


  • Summer camp payment is due May 16th, Med forms due May 4th.
  • Fire Safety MB has room for 14 more, sign up now!
  • Boards of Review are open on May 22nd. Sign-up online ONLY after your conference.
  • The West Point Football game is still open, sign up ASAP.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Surgeons' knot
  • Patrols planned lunch and dinner for meeting at Bells' house on the 22nd. 11-7pm.

West Point Football

Posted by shart on May 1 2016 - 12:30pm
Oct 14 2016 - 4:00pm - Oct 16 2016 - 2:00pm
West Point New York
Signup Deadline: Wednesday May 4th, 2016       
This event will cost ~$50.00 per person, but we are only collecting the cost of the event ticket at this time, $30.00, to secure our reservation.

Friday overnight in tents at Lake Frederick Recreation Area (located on West Point property) and Saturday Scout Day Football Game at West Point Military Academy.

  • We will leave the Kmart parking lot on Shelburne Road at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 14th to drive down to the camp site.
  • The event will run all day Saturday.  We will return home following the game and any other scheduled activities on Saturday for a late evening return time. 
  • Each driver will arrange with the individual Scouts and their families about drop-off at Kmart or home.
  • Cost:  $50.00 per person ($30.00 for the event ticket and $20.00 for breakfast and other costs such as camp site and parking passes for the drivers).

Options:  If you are interested in staying another night, please indicate this when you sign up.  There would be increased costs for food, but not much. Sunday, mid-afternoon arrival home.


  • Friday dinner: please bring food with you to consume in car on the way down, as we don't have time to stop for meals.
  • Friday small snack upon arrival: provided by Troop and included in cost.
  • Saturday breakfast: provided by Troop and included in cost.
  • Saturday lunch:  If possible and weather permitting, we will tailgate prior to the football game.
  • Saturday dinner for those returning home: please bring money to buy dinner on the way home (Subway for example).
  • Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast for those who make arrangements to stay another night: there will be an extra cost for the Troop to provide these meals.
  • Sunday lunch for those who make arrangements to stay another night: please bring money to buy lunch on the way home. 

When signing up: 

At this time, we are only asking for the cost of the event ticket.  We will collect the balance as the event draws closer.

Please indicate whether you can drive, who is going in your car (i.e., your own Scout) and  how many other seats with seatbelts you have available in your car.

Please indicate whether you would like to spend Saturday night at the campsite.

Fire Safety Merit Badge

Posted by kstein on Apr 5 2016 - 8:16am
The Fire Safety Merit Badge is on!!

May 7, 2016 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Malletts Bay Fire Department

Fire Safety MB - http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-FIRE.aspx

The Fire Safety MB is being offered at the Malletts Bay Fire Department on Saturday February 13th from 9:00 am till 5:00 pm.  Lunch will be served.  

Scouts interested my sign up no later than February 10th.

The prerequisites for this mb are: 6a, 6b, 7, 10, 12  (bring with you on the 13th)


Summary of April 3rd Meeting

Posted by shart on Apr 3 2016 - 8:45pm

Agenda and Announcements:

  • Spring Camporee is coming up April 15-17. Payment is due soon
  • The mystery tour is postponed until later notice.
  • COH is next week, look for updates on patrol responsibility.
  • Last week to sell popcorn, sheets need to be in to Mr. Zwonik by COH


Meeting Summary 03/13/16

Posted by kbell on Mar 23 2016 - 11:30am


  • No troop meeting for the next two weeks (3/20 & 3/27)!!! The gym is being used next week and the Sunday after that is Easter.

  • Troop COH has been moved from March 20th to April 3rd.

  • The spare time overnight is this Friday the 18th at 5:30. Sign up ends this Wednesday, $25 per person.

  • Reminder Summer camp payments are due by May 9th.  If you plan to attend camp, please register on-line.

  • Climbing merit badge is still open, meetings on 3/30 and 4/2. $70 per scout

  • James Comi’s Eagle COH is on the 26th from 2-4 at CHS

Agenda: Planning Patrol emblem for camporee, contact patrol leader. No knot this week. 

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