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» Upcoming events - check calendar often, as things DO change!
2/28 "Eagle" Court of Honor for Joseph Doyle! - 2:00pm @ Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church
3/2 Monday Troop Meeting, 6:45p gathering - Fingerprinting Merit Badge
3/8 Sunday, 7pm PLC Meeting - ALL youth leaders SHOULD attend, adults by invitation only!
3/9 Monday Troop Meeting, 6:45p gathering - Board of Review, OA Elections
3/13 March Outing, "Willy's World" adventure (indoor gym, climbing, swimming); Coordinators: John Rasku/Quang Zhang
3/16 Monday Troop Meeting, 6:45p gathering - PLC yet to determine agenda
3/23 Monday Troop Meeting, 6:45p gathering - PLC yet to determine agenda
3/30 Monday Troop Meeting, 6:45p gathering - PLC yet to determine agenda
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MARK YOUR CALENDAR... Joe Doyle's "Eagle" Court of Honor is February 28th at 2:00PM! ...
An Eagle Board of Review convened on November 20th, 2014 to review Joe's Eagle Scout application and credentials.  Joe left the meeting as Troop 507's newest Eagle Scout!  

A formal Eagle Court of Honor will take place Saturday, February 28th at Crawford UM Church at 2pm.

In the meantime, lease congratulate Joe personally, when you have a chance!

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The next PLC has been scheduled for Sunday, March 8th... ALL in leadership positions should attend!

The next scheduled Patrol Leaders Council meeting is Sunday, March 8th@ 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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MARK YOUR CALENDAR...2015 Troop 507 week at T.L. Storer Scout Camp is already in the planning phase!

Located in the heart of New Hamphire the property that we call T.L. Storer S.R. has been the home to Scout camps for more than five decades.  This Scout Reservation is far enough away from the city to truly be an outdoor adventure but close enough that it's easily accessible from Winchester.  Storer's rich tradition, vibrant atmosphere and well trained staff make it the place to spend your summer.  Troop 507 has reserved Hopi campsite again this year for Sunday July 5th - Saturday, July 11th, 2015.  MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW!

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The 2015 Walk for Hunger is Sunday May 3rd - This is an ALL TROOP (&family) event this year!!
This year we are asking that the entire Troop & interested family members, take part in the Walk for Hunger this year, as "Team 507"!  

As we get closer to the date of this event, we will be setting up a Troop webpage for the event, so we can facilitate and keep track of sponsorship donations and coordinate our communication about this event.

In the meantime, mark the date and note that the meeting time is 8:15am SHARP, at the Bronze Sculpture across from the Massachusetts State House of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts Colored Regiment - located on Beacon Street.  This is near the starting area on Boston Common


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.