Category Archives: Scout News

Troop 175 Takes To The White Water

BSA Troop 175, based in Simsbury CT, in May road the spring high water release in West Forks, Maine, to conquer the Class I-IV rapids of the Kennebec River.

The scouts and their adult leaders started at Harris...

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Troop 175 Scouts to the Rescue

Every year, BSA Troop 175 in Simsbury CT run Junior Leader Training and this years event was held in Vermont at the Veltrop Wild Trails Farm. 24 boys participated in Search and Rescue drills, going out in teams and bringing back lost...

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Troop 175 Hike and Ski Tuckerman Ravine

Scout Troop 175 in Simsbury returned to the eastern slopes of Mount Washington to hike up to Tuckerman Ravine this past March. Mount Washington creates its own weather and is commonly referred to as “Home of The World’s Worst Weather.” This was a strenuous 3 hour hike up, with a descent that can...

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Simsbury Scout Troops Honored as Everyday Heroes

WFSB Channel 3 recently featured the scouts of Simsbury Troops 17 and 1175 as “Everyday Heros” for their work to protect healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click on the photo to view the video that aired on WSFB-TV3 on May 8, 2020.