Welcome to Troop 1
Welcome to Northborough Troop 1. Founded in 1924, Troop 1 has been an active Scout Troop for over 85 years. We've served the community and brought the ideals of scouting to our youth ever since
The Troop meets on Tuesday evenings, from 7:00 to 8:30pm at the Church of the Nativity. 45 Howard St. Northborough, MA
25% off Camp Gear at Scout Shop
IT'S GET READY FOR CAMP DAY at your local participating Scout Shop! On April 30th, from 9:30 - 3pm, the Southboro Scout Store is having a sale on gear.
Explore all the latest ways to enhance camp this summer, because you'll SAVE 25% ON ALL REGULAR-PRICED CAMP GEAR during this in-store event! Plus, you can take advantage of expert how-to help while you're here, including: Fitting a Backpack, Packing for Camp, and Hiking Preparation. Go to scoutstuff.org for more info
Congratulations to Jason
Troop 1 would like to congratulate Jason Howe for obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout. His Eagle Project involved installing interpretive signs in various locations around the Wayside Inn. He completed his Eagle Board of Review on April 7th, 2016. He becomes Troop 1's 93rd Eagle Scout.
New 2016 Class B
The order has been placed for the new Class B shirts. They are expected to be
delivered by April 15 in time for Antietam. Bring money to the 4/26 Troop meeting.
The price is $14 for scout shirts, $22 for adult. Cash, or checks made to BSA Troop 1
Spring Cleaning/Gear Swap
Tuesday May 3 will be the Troop 1 Gear swap to be held during the Troop meeting. Old Patrol Boxes, aluminum cookware, camping items and other much loved but un-needed items will be available on a first come first serve basis for anyone that wants to take it home (and save it from a dumpster/land fill). Anyone that also has camping gear, BSA items, apparel, etc that they would like to pass on is welcome to bring it by the beginning of the meeting. Scouting related items only please. Questions contact the Quartermaster Ken Cox.
Mt Mansfield, Underhill State Park, VT
May - Mt Mansfield, Underhill State Park, VT - 5/27-5/29
This is a chance to bag Mt Mansfield, the highest mountain in Vermont and either start or add to your quest for the 6 Peaks of New England. We have two shelters and a tent site (all next to each other) reserved at Underhill State Park. This will be a car camping trip with a day hike over Mt Mansfield. We will start from and return to the campsite.
Troop 1 is currently planning an exciting High Adventure Trip to BSA Seabase Florida in the summer of 2017. The Troop has slots for two crews to attend the week of July 23. The Scouts unanimously expressed an interested in Scuba diving, and we will participate in the Scuba Adventure. To prepare for this, most of the Scouts and a few of the adults will be getting their basic PADI certification this summer. Additionally, the crews are already planning Fundraising to support their adventure of a lifetime. Crews are forming now!