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We're happy you decided to check out our Troop. There is a lot of information on our website. We suggest that you start with the New Scouts section, which will give you lots of information about Boy Scouts and how our Troop is organized. You can check out the Calendar to see all the cool trips we are planning.  Although we are a Boy-Led Troop, we need adults to deliver the best program we can. There are many opportunities to volunteer - driving, chaperoning, acting as a merit badge counselor, helping out the committee to do the background work so that all the events happen. Check out our Parents section for more information.  We always have a great time during summer camp at Camp Mattatuck.  Scouts who have gone to SeaBase or National Jamborees will tell you how amazing those experiences are.  We always look forward to our next great scouting adventure, and we hope you can be part of it!

So join us and, WELCOME to Troop 44!

It's time to pay your annual dues

Posted on Oct 18 2020 - 6:31am

 

For the 2020-2021 Scouting Year Troop 44 dues will stay the same as last year.

$150 per scout, $120 for any additional youth scouts in the family.  $75 for adult leaders. 

Checks can be given to any adult leader at a Wednesday Troop Meeting, or mailed to our Troop Treasurer, Greg Donovan, at 50 Linnard Road, West Hartford, CT 06107 

Jed Sink's Eagle Project

Posted on Oct 18 2020 - 6:30am

Hi all, Jed here. It's about time I conduct my eagle project.

My project is in service to the Quaker Lane Co-op Nursery School and over two days we will be making two low benches and a planter for them. The first day will only be staining wood and the second day will be putting together all 3 of the structures. I suggest to bring clothes you don’t care too much about on the first day as they could easily be stained. Rubber gloves and brushes will be provided on the first day but if you can bring any of your own it is appreciated. On the second day we will also ask that you bring work gloves of your own if you can but if not we have some available. The two days will be October 31 and November 1. As is normal, I also ask that you bring a mask and social distance at all times when you arrive. Lunch will be served and you should notify me of any existing food allergies beforehand. Any help you can give is greatly appreciated by me personally.

-Jed Sink

Faux-Camping Trip

Posted on Oct 18 2020 - 6:30am

Now that we as a troop, have gone to summer camp, albeit in October, it is time for our first official "Camping" Trip.

This will be a day trip, location TBD (probably Camp Workcoeman), from 7:00am to 7:00pm

The focus is fun for those that want it while simultaneously covering advancement requirements for those that need it.

We will pitch tents, cook meals, build fires etc.

At this time, due to COVID restrictions, we will NOT be meeting at the St Joseph parking lot.  Families will need to provide transportation to and from camp.

Click on the image to register.

Back in Fiske Hall

Posted on Oct 4 2020 - 12:41am

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That's right, We're Back in Fiske Hall!

Starting this Wednesday October 7th from 7pm to 9pm

To meet all the guidelines we will be splitting into two groups, one will meet in Fiske Hall, the other in the Multipurpose room downstairs.

Leadership Scouts will meet you outside Fiske Hall to direct the groups.

WE MUST FOLLOW THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES:

  1.     No participants can show evidence of any aspect of illness, nor have been exposed to a person with COVID-19 within the last two weeks.
  2.     Taking temperatures is required on a prior to coming to a meeting (no participation over 100F).
  3.     If you are not feeling well, notify your Patrol Leader and STAY HOME.
  4.     If you are quarantined from school do NOT come to a meeting.
  5.     Social distancing no less than 6’ must be observed.
  6.     Masks MUST be worn at all times.
  7.    There can be no shared food or drink.

 Hope to see you Wednesday!

Troop 44 Discord Server

Posted on Oct 4 2020 - 12:41am

Troop 44 has a discord server.  This is a way for the scouts to communicate with each other.  If you wish to join the Discord server you need to have a free discord account with a verified email.  Then all you have to do is fill out this google form.    https://forms.gle/inqrv4UxqfNo9UJo9

Den Chief Needed

Posted on Sep 19 2020 - 4:17pm

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Troop 44 is looking for a responsible and energetic scout to be a Den Chief for Pack 145.  

They plan on meeting twice a month, most likely at Westmoor Park on Saturday's. If interested please talk with Mr. Kaufmann at a Troop meeting, or email wh.troop.44@gmail.com