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Leadership, Citizenship, Fitness, and Adventure: these are the benefits of Scouting. Open to boys who are 11 years old or have finished 5th grade, our monthly trips include canoeing, biking, fishing, and ice climbing. You'll learn life-saving outdoor skills, first-aid, and how to cook over an open fire. Scouts are trained to camp safely in all four seasons, and we focus on community service. 

The friendly and accepting environment enables boys to learn life skills, teach those skills to others, and follow a path toward leadership. We notice that our boys go on to be leaders in their schools, on their teams, and many achieve scouting's highest rank of Eagle. The boys have fun and grow into responsible men who excel in college and life.

  • 136 Eagle Scouts since 1965
  • 12 Scouts achieved Eagle during 2015/2016 scouting year

  • Boy-led Troop with SPL and ASPL leading the PLCs, Troop Meetings, and Trip Planning
  • Involved adult leaders (Committee and Asst. Scout Masters)
  • Two Scout Leaders attend National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
  • In June, two Scouts from our Troop (11th graders) attend the prestigious Massachusetts Boys State program sponsored by the American Legion.

 

Troop 4 2020-2021 Trips (subject to change d/t COVID-19 restrictions)
 September 2020   October 2020   November 2020   December 2020 
 26  Bike Trip TBD
16-17

Overnight @ Camp Resolute/Rank Advancement

 

20-21

Zip Line

4-5 Overnight at Central Rock Gym
 January 2021   February 2021   March 2021   April 2021 
TBD "Freeze-Out" (Winter camping) at Camp Resolute TBD

Ice Climbing: Younger Scouts to Milton, MA and Older Scouts to New Hampshire

TBD Family Ski Trip 10-11 Survival Weekend
 May 2021   June 2021   July 2021   

21-22

Rod & Gun Club 12-13 Deep Sea Fishing TBD Summer Camp    

 

  • Fun troop meetings include Pumpkin Carving, Movie Night, Holiday Party with Yankee Swap,  Hockey Game, indoor rock climbing Night, and end of year BBQ.
  • Nearby summer camp at Camp Resolute in Bolton conveniently located 20 minutes up 495N.
  • Troop Guide leads new scouts through 1st few months after crossover, then serves as Patrol Leader for their full 6th grade school year.
  • Personalized mentor program: each 1st Class Scout has an adult mentor.

 

Troop 4 Class B - Tees and Hoodies

Posted by kbukow on Feb 7 2020 - 9:52am

The scouting season is in full swing for 2019-2020!  Eagle projects, camping, hiking, and community events are upon us.  Class B's are the appropriate attire for any of these events, and it recognizes who we are as a group!

Troop 4 welcomes four new Scouts, Feb. 2019!

Posted by mompellizzari on Feb 25 2019 - 5:15pm

Welcome to Nidhin, Nathan, Andrei, and Rishit, our four new Scouts! See photos attached.

Summer Camp 2018

Posted by gharasim on Oct 1 2018 - 8:38am

Start: Jul 15 2018 - 1:00pm

End: Jul 20 2018 - 6:00pm

Location:Camp Resolute

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Medical Forms:

Every adult volunteer and Scout in camp must have a completed medical form on file in the Health Lodge at Camp Resolute. 

Christmas Tree Project

Posted by gharasim on Dec 4 2017 - 9:46pm

Below is a photo from Walker Leslie, father of 2 Troop 4 Eagles, from the Civics Club who took a picture yesterday of the scouts working the tree lot.

Scouting for Food

Posted by ggrosner on Oct 23 2017 - 7:21pm

Hello Scouts,

It is the time of year again for Scouting for Food! This is an important service project as our Boy Scout Oath tells us "To Help Other People at All Times" and our Scout Slogan tells us to "Do a Good Turn Daily". Door tags and distribution routes will be handed out at our Troop meeting this Thursday. Tags should be placed on the doors (not mailboxes) of the houses on your route this Saturday or Sunday (10/28 or 10/29). The door tags will ask residents for donations for the Westboro Food Pantry. The door tags explain that the donations will be picked up on the following Saturday 11/4 (The pick up will be done by a Westboro Boy Scout Troop). Please email me at dlowy67@townisp.com after you have finished distribution of your door tags.

BSA Troop #4

    American Legion Ray Stone Post 238
    Shrewsbury, MA
    Heart of New England Council
    Boy Scouts of America

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