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Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 2 - Milford, MA

 Celebrating 90 Years of Scouting

 1927 - 2017

Thank you for your interest in Milford, MA Boy Scout Troop 2. Troop 2 belongs to the Knox Trail Council, Cannon District. Established in 1927, we are one of the oldest, continuously serving Troops in the region. Troop 2 is a boy-led, adult-advised Troop. All of the programs are planned and executed by the Boy Scouts themselves, with experienced adult leaders available to advise and ensure that all activities are conducted in a safe manner. The main objective of the Troop is to encourage and support the scouts as they develop the lifelong skills of citizenship, leadership and self-reliance, while having lots of fun along the way. Please join us at one of our Troop meetings, select "Troop 2 Information" at the left for more information. The main contents of this website are password protected. For a list of important Troop 2 email addresses and who to contact for specific questions, issues or concerns click HERE or click the "Important Email Addresses" Menu Option to the left of this page.

90th Anniversary Celebration - Pasta Dinner & Silent Auction

Posted by bdonahue on Mar 12 2017 - 9:48pm

2017 marks the 90th anniversary of Troop 2 !!  To celebrate this significant milestone, the Troop will be hosting a Pasta Dinner & Silent Auction on March 25, 2017. Current Troop 2 scouts, their families, Troop 2 alumni and their families, former Scoutmasters, Committee chairmen and Committee members, and special guests are all invited. We would like to have all current Troop 2 scouts in attendance and as many Troop 2 Eagle Scouts as possible. Current Troop 2 scouts may attend at no charge and should register for the event on the Troop's website. (FIY - the menu is going to be awesome!!!) So sign up here.

2017 Knox Trail Council Stem University

Posted by bdonahue on Feb 3 2017 - 10:15pm

STEM University replaces the traditional Knox Trail Council Spring Merit Badge College and will focus primarily on Tier 1 and Tier 2 STEM Merit Badges.  Partnering with Assabet Regional Vocational High School, they will use the school facility and classrooms, and grow the partnership over this year to expand on what the school has to offer next spring! Three class periods will be offered. Choose from among 30 different merit badge classes being offered! (Note that some merit badge have prerequisites).

New Rank Requirements

Posted by mduffy on Jan 31 2017 - 7:47pm

Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, all Scouts MUST use the new rank requirements (rolled out Jan 2016) regardless of rank.

Scouts that joined after Jan 1, 2016 have the current handbook.  For older scouts, here is a link to the new requirement insert document to print out :  http://www.scouting.org/filestore/boyscouts/pdf/524-012_BS_Requirements_Insert.pdf.   The other option is to buy the 13th edition of the Boy Scout Handbook.

NEEDED - Merit Badge Counselor

Posted by mduffy on Jan 23 2017 - 10:29am

Hi Folks,
We are in need of merit badge counselors.  The merit badge counselor is a key player in the BSA advancement program. Whatever your area of expertise or interest, whether it is a special craft or hobby (basketry, leatherwork, coin collecting), a profession (veterinary medicine, aviation, engineering), or perhaps a life skill (cooking, personal management, communications), as a merit badge counselor, you can play a vital role in stirring a young man's curiosity about that particular topic. By serving as a merit badge counselor, you offer  your time, knowledge, and other resources so that Scouts can explore a topic of interest.  Please contact Michele Duffy (michele.duffy@comcast.net) for more information on how you can become a merit badge counselor

Eagle Scout Project Showcase

Posted by bdonahue on Nov 20 2016 - 5:52pm

The Eagle Project Showcase offers more than 100 ideas and examples of real Eagle Scout projects completed by Scouts. Each project includes a photo and details on the challenges faced in the completion of that particular project. It’s information that other Scouts will find valuable as they weigh the potential difficulties in their own Eagle project ideas. http://eagleprojects.boyslife.org/

Master Trip Master book

Posted by mduffy on Aug 3 2016 - 9:35am

Calling all Trip Masters..... 
I have started to compile a Master Trip Master book.  So far I have 3 events listed.  If you have been a trip master in the recent past, please email me any information on what you did to organize/plan the trip so I can add it to the book.  You can take a look at the information I have so far.  The document is located under Home -> Files -> Trip Master Files & Ref. Guide (http://www.troop2milford.org/taxonomy/term/1175) and is called Master Trip Master

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