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.

9/18 - 9/20: Bike Trip

Posted on Sep 1 2015 - 1:57pm

The troop will leave Friday at 6:30p from the cabin and return around 11:00a on Sunday. Permission forms (attached) MUST be submitted in advance. All scouts must have their bikes checked at a meeting prior to the trip to avoid mechanical and bike appropriateness issues.

10/9-10/11: NH Jamboree

Posted on Sep 1 2015 - 1:57pm

Described as the "Disnyeland of Scouting", the troop will camp at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway and participate in a weekend of adventure based on STEM.  We will depart Friday evening and return Sunday morning.

11/14-11/15: Bald Hill HIke & Campout w/Webelos

Posted on Sep 1 2015 - 1:57pm

On 11/14-11/15 the troop will be joined by the Webelos from Pack 19 for a hike through Boxford and a night of camping in Pritchard's forest off Liberty Street. We will meet at the cabin at 10:00a on Saturday and expect to return to the cabin by 10:00a Sunday. The troop will be backpacking, carrying all personal gear during the hike. The event announcement is attached along with the BSA winter gear list. Please contact Dave Leaf with any questions.

April School Vacation 2016 - Trip to Washington, D.C. (Sat., April 16, 2016 - Wed., April 20, 2016)

Posted on Sep 1 2015 - 1:39pm

There are still a few seats left (only 4)! Don’t miss out on this really fun opportunity to see our nation’s capital and hang with some of your best friends and families!

Families are invited to come along!  We will leave SATURDAY April 16 - and return on WEDNESDAY April 20, 2016.  We will travel by Deluxe Motor Coach from Middleton to Washington, D.C.  We will be staying in a local hotel with a pool and breakfast each morning.   Once we get to D.C. we will have a Tour Escort to take care of all of the details and keep us on schedule.   Troop 19 has been confirmed to perform a Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns on Tuesday Afternoon.  We will also have the opportunity to visit several Smithsonian museums, tour the Capital, visit all of the most popular memorials and with any luck we will be performing a flag raising ceremony at Mount Vernon.  Total cost of the trip will decrease with the more people who come on the trip.  Cost of the trip will include Hotel, Breakfast, 3 Dinners, Wreath for ceremony at Arlington, any tour tickets needed, and gratuity for bus driver and trip escort.  Estimated cost is around $625 pp.  (If 40 people go the cost will drop to under $600 per person!)

$150 per person deposit needed NOW !!!  There is a payment plan that will be adjusted once we have the total number attending.   

This is going to be an AWESOME, FABULOUS trip for Scouts and/or Scout families.  If you have any questions please contact Melissa Stankus, cn2stankus@gmail.com  or 978-774-0841


9/1: First Troop Meeting of the Season

Posted on Aug 29 2015 - 9:05am

September 1st will be the first troop meeting of the new scouting season. We will meet at the cabin at 6:45p to form patrols and start preparing for our bike trip!

8/29: 12:00-4:00p, Jacob Hardwick's Eagle Court of Honor

Posted on Aug 28 2015 - 8:48am

Jake's Eagle Court of Honor is scheduled for Saturday August 29, from 12:00-4:00p. The troop should plan on being there at 10:00a for rehearsal.

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