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Welcome to the Troop 19 Website!

Do you enjoy camping, canoeing, hiking, biking, backpacking, or just being outdoors?  Do you want to learn leadership skills first hand while having a great time?  If so, then Troop 19 may be the place for you!  Under the direction of Scoutmaster David Leaf, Troop 19 is an active, vigorous organization providing scouts with opportunities for leadership development, service to the community, personal growth and lots of fun, too.  A list of Troop 19 activities from the past year is listed under "About Us" link.  We hope you'll agree that great things are happening within our troop.

For more information or to inquire about joining Troop 19, send us an email through the "Contact Us" link.

5/26: Guest Speaker - Middleton resident and author Julia Fox Garrison

Posted on May 26 2015 - 12:30pm

Middleton resident and author Julia Fox Garrison will speak about suffered a massive brain hemorrhage and paralyzing stroke and her recovery.  Julia had a promising executive career in the computer industry when she suffered a massive brain hemorrhage and paralyzing stroke. While recovering, Julia realized that she had a lot to say. There were lessons to share—about humor, inner strength, self-determination—all chronicled in her memoir, Don't Leave Me This Way: or when I get back on my feet you'll be sorry, published by HarperCollinsPublishers.  Since the publication of her book, Julia has appeared on various media outlets throughout the US and Canada including: Good Morning America, Fox25, BBC, and Oprah and Friends with Dr. Oz. Her story was also featured in PEOPLE Magazine. Julia's memoir was selected by Barnes & Noble for their Discover Great New Writers program. The Reader’s Digest featured her book in its Today’s Best Non-fiction edition. The Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor (AATH) recognized Julia’s book for furthering their mission: "to advance the understanding and application of humor and laughter for their positive benefits." 

Scout families are invited to attend.  Feel free to prepare any questions you may have for Julia.

6/19 - 6/21: American Legion Camporee

Posted on May 26 2015 - 12:30pm

The annual Father's Day Weekend campout and troop competition will be held in Gardner MA! Please see the attached activity announcement, with departure place and time, what is and is not provided as well as contact information.

The scouts will be in tents. If families need tents please contact us as soon as possible so we can help locate or provide them. If you have questions on need gear for the weekend, please let us know.

Below are the address of the camp and directions to the camp from the internet.

Directions to Camp From Route 2 take Exit 24 to Route 140 North. Follow Route 140 for approximately 3.5 miles through 2 sets of traffic lights. Approximately 2 miles after the second traffic light turn left onto Green Street. At the top of the hill turn left onto Eaton Street. Eaton Street becomes Kelton Street as it crosses Route 140 on an overpass. Just beyond the overpass bear left following the signs for Camp Collier. Bear right at the second fork to stay on Kelton Street. Drive approximately 2.5 miles and take a right off of Kelton Street onto Camp Collier Road which will take you into the camp.

8/29: 2:00-4:00p, Save the Date for Jake's Eagle Court of Honor Scheduled for Saturday

Posted on May 26 2015 - 12:30pm

Mark your calendars.  Jake's Eagle Court of Honor is scheduled for Saturday Aug 29 from12-4.  (Of course this is dependent on Jake submitting his Eagle paperwork ASAP, and then sitting for his Eagle Board of Review... we're rooting for you, Jake.  Let's get it done!)

5/25: 8:45a Memorial Day Parade

Posted on May 20 2015 - 1:50pm

The troop will meet behind Memorial Hall for the annual Memorial Day parade. Please wear full Class A uniforms and bring water. After a brief ceremony at the Flint Library we will proceed to Oakdale Cemetery for the rest of the event.

5/19: 6:00p Legion Cleanup

Posted on May 17 2015 - 8:40pm

The troop will meet at 6:00p at the American Legion Hall at 69 River Street for the annual cleanup of the parking lot. American Legion Post 227 is the troop sponsor so we are looking for Scouts, leaders and parents (we really need help from parents) to arrive in work clothes (long pants and gloves recommended), along with a water bottle, rakes, shovels, brooms, wheelbarrows, etc. We also need adults with weedwackers and leaf blowers. Pizza and drinks will be provided at the end of the evening around 8:00.

5/16 - 5/17: Canoe Trip & Island Campout

Posted on May 13 2015 - 9:51pm

The troop will canoe down the Ipswich river and out to Perkins island for an evening of cooking, camping, and fellowship (if we're still talking to each other after the canoe portion).  We will leave at 10:30a Saturday morning and return Sunday morning around 11:00a. We have reserved exact space so sign-up is closed and participants are committed!

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