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11/3 Troop Meeting - Menu planning tips, 2014 charity decision
11/10 Troop Meeting- Nov.trip plns, talk (hosting Weblos)
11/11 Veterans Day Parade, 10 am SHARP line-up for 10:15am start, Winchester High School
11/15 "Good Turn" Leaf Rake for the our "Sponsoring Organization", 8:30am -10:30am (Max.time)
11/15 University of Scouting
11/17 Troop Meeting- Tree posters, intro to tree drive
11/21 November camping trip, 14th Annual Turkey Roast with shooting sports and other activities
11/23 Sunday, 7pm PLC Meeting - ALL youth leaders SHOULD attend, adults by invitation only!
11/24 Troop Meeting - Salesmanship for Tree Drive
12/1 Troop Meeting, 6:45p gathering -
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University of Scouting, Saturday, Nov. 15th... PLEASE SIGN UP NOW & reserve your spot!

Boston Minuteman & Yankee Clipper Councils, working together, are planning a unique day long training activity for adults.  It will be an exciting day of Scouting camaraderie and learning.  This single day training event is informative, and full of fun.  University of Scouting/has classes for Boy Scouts and adults. All leaders, parents and Scouts are encouraged to attend this years Scouting University which will be held on November 15th at the Greater Lawrence Technical School, 57 River Road, Andover, MA. Register NOW and "Save the date"!!!

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Troop Committee Meeting scheduled, Thursday, December 4th, @7pm!
In this meeting, we will discuss our "tree drive" fundraiser and recap upcoming monthly activities, rechartering progress, treasurer updates, as well as talk about summer 2015 plans.  

We know everyone is busy, but please be respectful of the Troop volunteers and be in attendance. Make every effort to have one parent per Scout attend. You will be glad that you came!  The Committee Meeting starts at 7:00 pm!

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The next PLC has been scheduled for Sunday, November 23rd... ALL in leadership positions should attend!

The next scheduled Patrol Leaders Council meeting is Sunday, November 23rd@ 7:00 PM.  ALL Scouts in leadership positions and Eagle Scouts, SHOULD attend PLC meetings as scheduled.  Please come with pen and paper, ready to provide your input into YOUR program.  Showing up and having effective, well run PLC meetings is your best way to prove you are committed to having Troop 507  be "boy run"!  Youth leaders "take charge" of your Troop and programs! 

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LET BSA TROOP 507 DISPOSE OF YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE THIS YEAR!

The Boy Scouts of Troop #507 will be collecting old Christmas trees from Winchester residents again this year.  On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015 starting at 7am, the Scouts will collect trees from those residents who have pre-registered with a $10 minimum per tree donation and bring the trees to the Transfer Station.  This is the 21st year that this successful fundraiser has helped Winchester residents dispose of their old trees, while helping the troop raise money.

Please send your order with name, addrsss, and telephone number with a check for $10 per tree payable to BSA Troop 507, c/o Tom Eid, 28 Maxwell Road, Winchester, MA  01890.  The order deadline is Monday, December 29th.  All trees must be curbside by 7am on Saturday January 3rd, 2015.  YES, we start picking up that early!  Please make sure that you remove all wiring, ornaments and plastics.

If you have any questions, please email us at boyscout507trees@gmail.com or call Tree Central at 781-960-3666.  The boys of Troop 507 thank you for your support! 

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Welcome!

Boy Scout Troop 507, Winchester, MA has been instilling timeless values, preparing youth for life since 1932.  Currently Troop 507 is a mid-size unit of 45+ active and committed boys.  The troop focuses on fun and friendships, but also does its best to:

1. Develop personal skills and growth
2. Develop leadership skills
3. Enjoy and understand the outdoors
4. Challenge Scouts through advancement
5. Develop and understand the ideals of Scouting
6. Provide a safe and friendly atmosphere for learning
7. To have youth-planned and run activities

Troop 507 seeks to recruit all interested boys who have completed the fifth grade, or who are 11 years but not yet 18 years old. Not all Boy Scouts were former Cub Scouts or are from WInchester.  Troop 507 is proud of its diverse membership and knows no boundaries of race, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, economic status, family structure, physical or mental ability.  This nondiscrimination policy conforms with that of our sponsoring organization, Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church, and the 7/19/2001 publicly adopted policy of the Boston Minuteman Council which oversees approximately 18,000 area youth.  Troop 507 provides regular training in youth protection and diversity for youth and adults.

During the school year, Troop 507 has a  meeting every Monday night, from 6:45 to 8:15 pm, at:

Crawford Memorial UMC
34 Dix Street (corner of Church/Dix Streets)
Winchester, MA  01890

www.crawfordumc.org/

Scouts are expected to wear Class "A" (uniform shirt, pants, neckerchief) to all meetings, and bring the Boy Scout Handbook, pen, paper and notebook for proper handling of Troop 507 business and advancement record keeping.