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» Upcoming events - check calendar often, as things DO change!
9/22 Troop Meeting, 6:45p gathering - "Patrol spirit", yell, flag, uniform inspections, APL?
9/25 PARENTS PLEASE ATTEND Troop 507 Committee Meeting @7pm, Crawford Memorial UMC
9/27 "Good Turn" Pumpkin Service Project at Second Congregational Church, Winchester, 8:45 am - noon (FREE snacks!) - Volunteer whatever time you can...
9/29 Troop Meeting, 6:45p gathering - Part 2, "Patrol spirit", yell, flag, uniform inspections
10/6 Troop Meeting, 6:45p gathering - Patrol corners, emphasis on Oct. trip meal planning & advancement
10/10 October Trip - Camping at Nobscot Scout Reservation, visiting WW2 re-enactment (&Troop flag retirement ceremony)
10/13 Columbus Day Troop Meeting, 6:45 pm gathering - Scoutmaster Conferences & Meal planning presentation by John G./John F.
10/20 Troop Meeting, 6:45p gathering - Board of Review, Boy's Troop highlight stories (outside, weather permitting)
CLICK HERE to view full calendar of events planned...
 
Troop Committee Meeting scheduled, Thursday, September 25th, @7pm!
In this meeting, we will discuss 2014-2015 trip planning, recap of this past summer's activities and looking forward to our upcoming tree drive!

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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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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Service Project - Help Unload Pumpkins for The Pumpkin Patch - September 27th

 

The Second Congregation Church of Winchester could use some help unloading the tractor-trailer full of pumpkins for their Pumpkin Patch. The Pumpkins are scheduled to arrive on Saturday, September 27, 2014.  There will be donuts, bagels, juice, hot cocoa, and coffee around 8:45 a.m. before we start unloading.  Unloading will take several hours so come when you can, and stay as long as you're able.  The Church is located at 485 Washington Street in Winchester (corner of Washington and Kenwin Streets).

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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.