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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.

3/11 - 3/13: Family Ski / Snowshoeing Trip

Posted on Feb 6 2016 - 8:39pm

Registration, forms & fees are due. Please turn in at the Troop Meeting this Tuesday, Feb 9th.

Excellent group rates for skiing, rentals (ski, snowboard and helmet) and lessons (www.shawneepeak.com).
This year, we are skiing at Shawnee Peak on their "Scout Weekend". Reduced price for tickets ($25) and lessons ($13) than last year. Interested scouts can work on the Snow Sports merit badge.

For non-skiers, there will be a trek on snowshoes.

Lodging is at Camp Hinds, a Boy Scout Camp in Raymond ME. The heated cabin/lodge sleeps 45 individuals in bunks. Lodge has large fireplace dining room, full kitchen, restrooms and showers. Two breakfasts and a full dinner will be served.

Skiing at Shawnee Peak is great for first time skiers and boarders as well as the black-diamond-loving crowd. Very family oriented and very safe. Our weekend includes Saturday day and night skiing. Optionally, participants can ski on Sunday as well, but must arrange all transportation including their return to MA on their own.

See attached forms. Each person needs a release form. A rental form is needed per person.

Transportation to/from Camp Hinds and between Camp Hinds and Shawnee Peak will be coordinated by the troop, and drivers will be needed.

Scouts, parents and scout’s siblings are all invited to join us.

2/13 - 2/14: Base Camp & Ice Climbing

Posted on Feb 4 2016 - 11:20am

We will leave Saturday morning around 8:30a and enjoy activities such as:
- ice climbing
- sledding
- snurfing
- ice skating
- challenge course
- indoor pool
After sleeping in a nice warm cabin we should be back to Middleton between 9:00a and 10:00a on Sunday. Registration is closed but let me know if you want to be on our waiting list!

3/5: Merit Badge College

Posted on Feb 4 2016 - 11:20am

Third session of Merit Badge College begins at 7:55 at the Holten-Richmond School in Danvers.  All information is on http://www.danversmbc.com

4/2 - 4/3: Fire & Knives Weekend with New Scouts

Posted on Feb 4 2016 - 11:18am

We will meet at the cabin at on Saturday at 1:00p and return at approximately 10:00a on Sunday. The troop will welcome it's newest members with a campout, teaching fire, hatchet, knife, and axe safety. It's a great time for the troop to get to know the newest scouts and enjoy the outdoors.  Please see the attached event description, suggested packing list, and permission form.

4/16 - 4/21: Washington DC Trip

Posted on Feb 4 2016 - 11:17am

Troop 19 will be visiting Washington DC, conducting a flag ceremony at Mt. Vernon, placing a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and much, much more.  It's never too early to start packing!

4/29 - 5/1: West Point Invitational Camporee

Posted on Feb 4 2016 - 11:14am

The troop will backpack 3.5 miles over Bull Hill to our campsite (and back on Sunday) and then participate in a weekend of compentition, events, and challenges.  Space is extremely limited and Scouts must be able to carry all personal gear along with their portion of the troop gear (supplies, food, etc.).  Given that we are 4 hours from Middleton, Scouts need to be supremely confident in their ability to complete both parts of the hike.

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