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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!

Happy 4th of July

Posted on Jul 3 2015 - 8:25am

Hope everyone has a safe and happy Independence Day!  Troop 123 and Pack 123 will be marching in the parade for all that can make it - details as follows: 

Franconia Ridge Hike - Fun in the Sun (and Rain)

Posted on Jul 3 2015 - 8:21am

Thanks to Mr. Reitter for organizing, Alec for leading, and to Ryan, Xavier, Tim, Trevor,and Thomas for showing great scout spirit on this backpacking trip in the sun and the rain!  Great job everyone!

Summer Camp Medical Forms NEEDED ASAP!

Posted on Jun 22 2015 - 10:37am

PLEASE contact Debbie Edwards with updated medical forms - DUE by JUNE 30th at the LATEST to her!!!!  Contact deb with any questions at debedw@gmail.com.   THANK YOU!

Happy Father's Day!

Posted on Jun 22 2015 - 10:31am

Hopefully all Dads in the troop had a wonderful father's Day Yesterday.  Whether you are a Father, Step-Father, Grandfather, or Father figure, THANK YOU for all that you do!

UPDATE: Hiking Trip #3 - Franconia Ridge Trail This Weekend

Posted on Jun 22 2015 - 10:29am

Hiking the Franconia Ridge Trail - IF YOU ARE ON THE LIST AND SHOULDN'T BE, OR ARE NOT ON THE LIST AND SHOULD BE,  PLEASE LET Mr. Reiter and Mr. Lazott know ASAP!
 
When:   Meet at Church at 6:00 am on Saturday, June 27.  Return to Scout homes around 2 pm on Sunday, June 28.
 
What:   Starting at Lafayette Campground, backpack up Old Bridle Path to Mt. Lafayette and hike along Franconia Ridge Trail to the Liberty Spring tentsite where we will camp for the night.  About 8.3 miles on Saturday.  Sunday morning hike about 5 miles back to Lafayette Campground.  See attached map.  Alec has planned meals, and will put together a duty roster on Wednesday with the final Scouts attending.
 
Why:   Because it's there.  Because it's fun.  Because it's a challenge.
 
Who:  So far we have:

This Week's Meeting - June17th - FINAL Weekly Meeting for the Summer!

Posted on Jun 15 2015 - 8:41pm

NOTE:  The Troop Court of Honor will be Held in September, due to scheduling conflicts this week with graduations, finals, etc. etc.  HOWEVER, for those scouts that have advanced in rank adn/or earned MBs, we will have your new patches so you can update your uniform for summer camp.  Also this week, Xavier and Ethan have a whole bunch of different topics to go over for what should be an action packed meeting!

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