Troop 13 News
Come Join the Troop March 10th - 12th for a fun weekend at Camp Sayre in Milton. The troop will arrive on Friday and depart on Sunday. Scouts will compete with their Patrols in various activities such as The Klondike Trail, Scavenger Hunt, Alpine Race, Bragging Rights, Compass Challenge, Spirit Awards, Patrol Flag Competition, and Cooking Challenge. We encourage all scouts to attend this event. For more information, please click on the council link.
Registration is a two-part process. First, Please use the registration form that is linked on the left sidebar under Sign ups and PayPal, then click SUBMIT to send in your registration.
Second, to use PayPal, please continue to the link below the registration form to use the PayPal link. You can also still pay with check.
Registration link .
The Harvard College Friends of Scouting in conjunction with Spirit of Adventure Council presents Merit Badge University (MBU) 2017. Merit Badges (MBs) are an important part of the Boy Scout Advancement program. At Merit Badge University (MBU) Scouts may earn up to three Merit Badges that are not typically available in a troop or camp setting.
When: Saturday, March 4 (8:00 AM - 1:00 PM) & Saturday, April 8 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM) - Both sessions are required. Some badges have a field trip on an intervening Saturday/Sunday.
What: An opportunity to earn up to three (non-Eagle required) merit badges while attending classes at Harvard University.
Who: Any Boy Scout (with the advance approval of their Scoutmaster)
Except for those with special notes, all MBs will be offered at all three times:
9 AM - 1010 AM; 1025 AM - 1135 AM; 1150 AM - 1 PM.
2017 Merit Badge Offerings
BOLD = New this year
() = Minimum age
Tentative – Subject to change
X = SOLD OUT
January 9th is the Court of Honor. If you have any photos that may be used for the C.O.H., please refer to your e-mail from Dec 31st for instructions on how to upload them.
We have launched a new website that the scouts will be updating.
We have added features such as PayPal and Google Forms to sign up for Campouts and pay for the overnights and activities.
Please refer to the website regularly to see what is happening in the Troop, Council and various Merit Badge opportunities.
You can airdrop this website onto your smartphone so that our troops information is always at your fingertips. As this website is updated constantly, you will want to refer to it often to read about the opportunities that are on offer.
By clicking on the Full Calendar on the Navigation bar on the left side, you can clcik on the plus sign at the bottom of the calendar and save out troops calendar to your own. You can also do this for the Needham Schools and Council Calendars if you wish.