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Welcome to Troop 5

Troop 5 is a boy-run Boy Scout Troop!! ("boy-run" means that the adult scout leaders train and encourage the boys to take leadership positions within the troop). We are located in Stamford, CT at St. John's Episcopal Church, and we serve scouts in Lower Fairfield County, part of Powahay District of the Connecticut Yankee Council. If you are thinking of becoming a Boy Scout, we would love for you to join us. For more information, please see our attached flyer or select the "Contact Us" link to send an inquiry. For Scouts and Families of Troop 5, please visit the password-protected Members Area, which has Videos and Photos, important dates and times, plus much much more!! If you don't remember how to access the Members Area, ask one of the leaders. Welcome Webelos! We encourage you to visit our Troop. We know that you are visiting many troops, and they may all sound the same. We think we have a terrific group of scouts and adult leaders. There's always the temptation to just pick the Scout Troop that's closest to home; but that's not always the best match for the Scout. Come visit us and find out why we attract Scouts from all over!
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What should you be doing this Thursday, when there's no meeting?

Posted on Sep 20 2016 - 9:47am

Selling Pop Corn, of course! While you know door to door is extremely effective, personal booth sales are the best. We can now offer personal booths to everyone who has worked a booth. We have secured some additional spots at different times and locations, so contact me immediately to learn how it all works If you are interested.

Who can guess how much the Troop has sold in Pop Corn so far? Best guess wins... Log in for details.

Neither Wind, nor Rain or Snow, Troop 5 will go- but we're home now

Posted on Sep 16 2016 - 7:10pm

 

Troop-5 lwinter klondike long fire

Everyone was prepared! 6 of our seasoned Scouts set up a winter camp in the dark last night, They prepared a Troop-5 favorite for dinner (kielbasa- and anything,,,) and worked together like a team. As you may know, we always do something different for our camp fire (always safe), so we demonstrated and used an old fashion "long fire" like the rugged Pioneers did. Each log is about 6' long. They burn longer and more even, so it takes less fuel. We don't have to cut as much wood, so we burn less fuel and they provide a more controlled warming area. Long Fires give off less sparks which is good in both windy and dry conditions. Everyone is now confirmed safely home. Have a great weekend!

Thursday Meeting, Popcorn is a Hit!

Posted on Sep 12 2016 - 9:34pm

 

Class A, Troop-5 is well on their way to hitting their fundraising goals! Are you being successful too? Remember, we need all Scouts and their Families to pitch in and commit to some of the upcomming times, we need to fill as many as possible, and definately all on the weekend of the 24 / 25th. Please Log in to see the Status of our Booth Sales "Show and Sell", as well as learn how you can get a booth set up to run your own private Show and Sell from one of the sites we have reserved.

Thursday's Meeting

Posted on Sep 6 2016 - 7:53am

Class A, Teen Room, All Scouts should be signed up for this weekend's and the coming Popcorn Show and Sell date. See Genie in listing Below. Also, we are currently in week two of our take order popcorn sales (the Door to Door part), remember to  ask your teachers, friends, family, church members, etc. , and Parents, Don't forget to sign up yourselves for the Tables too.

Troop 5 Show and Sell Sign Up

Posted on Sep 1 2016 - 8:06am

The first show and sell is next weekend. We have created a sign up page to make scheduling easier. Please sign up for time slots which you can make. It is important that an adult be at each location along with the scouts.  Sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4cacad23a0f94-troop

Scout Day at Lime Rock

Posted on Sep 1 2016 - 8:03am

Sign up here: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D4CACAD23A0F94-scout

 

September 30-October 1, 2016

 

 

Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, & Venturers, whether attending with their units or families, are invited to camp out Friday night and spend all day Saturday watching vintage and collectible sports cars of all types racing on the track as the Vintage Sports Car Club of America and the Lime Rock Driver's Club share the track.

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