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Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 123!

 Troop 123 Mission and Purpose

 

Our mission is straightforward: to help our scouts understand, achieve, and maintain the Aims of Scouting. These aims are to develop future leaders of strong character, good citizenship, and physical, mental, and moral fitness. We want our scouts to actively participate in and seek to understand what the goals and purposes of scouting are all about - in a positive and safe environment.                

Troop activities are meant to provide our Scouts with an opportunity to develop and test new skills, to learn about the outdoors, and to work together as patrols. Patrols and the   troop are led by youth leaders (Scouts) requiring cooperation, teamwork, and organization. The Scoutmaster, his assistants, and all of the adult leaders provide oversight and guidance, as well as positive adult examples. Our advancement program challenges Scouts to learn new skills, and to gain self-confidence and recognition for their achievements along the way.

Any boy (from any town) between the ages of 11 and 18 can join the troop at anytime. We meet Wednesday evenings at the New Boston Community Church - stop by to check us out. In the meantime, please don’t hesitate to check out our website or email Scoutmaster Tom Lazott with questions or ideas for our Troop (scoutmaster@newboston123.mytroop.us).   Thank you for visiting!

This Week's Meeting PLACE and TIME - PLEASE READ and RESPOND - COH/BBQ at the Nixon's House!!!!

Posted on Jun 20 2016 - 10:22am

Good Morning!  PLEASE NOTE that this week's meeting will be our final Court of Honor before we officially break for the summer.  To kick-off summer, we will conduct our COH at 6:00, with a BBQ immediately following by 6:30.  We'll also be discussing any questions or logistics for Summer camp, and for those participating on the canoe trip, we will have the latest information for that trip also.  So we have the right amount of food, PLEASE RESPOND on the website or by email back to myself and Trudy TODAY if possible with how many from your family will be attending.  

Happy Father's Day

Posted on Jun 20 2016 - 9:17am

Hope all the dads in the troop had a wonderful Father's Day!

This Week's Meeting - June 8th

Posted on Jun 7 2016 - 6:18pm

Advancements, Advancements, Advancements!  Please arrive at the Church regular time with your book, your Class A if you're ready for a scoutmaster conference, and plans on how to finish off those partial Merit Badges or complete those rank requirements.   NOTE:  For some younger scouts, we will do a 'mock' preparation for camping - Tenderfoot requirement 1a - presenting yourself ready for a camping trip.  SO, bring your bag and be 'ready to go'!

THANK YOU for Library and Duck Race Help!

Posted on Jun 7 2016 - 6:17pm

THANK YOU to all who were able to volunteer this past weekend.  Please let Mrs. Nixon know your service hour totals.  Great job!

NO CAMPOUT June 10-12

Posted on Jun 7 2016 - 6:16pm

I will work with Ethan T. to find a date that *does* work for Mafeking!  This June has been too crazy wth sports, graduations, etc.  We'll set a date when we *know* we have enough adult/scout availability.

This Week's Meeting - June 1st

Posted on May 31 2016 - 6:38am

We will be 1) discussing the details of the June 10th campout and finalizing who can go,etc. - Bring your ideas and enthusiasm;  2) looking at finishing up requirements before the end of June Court of Honor - BRING YOUR BOOKS; and 3)  we will be doing our GOOD TURN daily by helping the Fire Department next door by spreading a bit of bark mulch - PLEASE BRING A SHOVEL, RAKE, PITCHFORK, etc. if you have one.  Thank you!!!

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