Category Archives: Troop News

Simsbury’s BSA Troops 175 and 1175 On Top of Africa

28 Scouts and parents left Simsbury on July 26 to fly to Africa to climb the highest mountain on the continent – Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The trip was two years in planning and began with a non-stop flight from JFK to Nairobi, Kenya. There the...
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Troop 175’s Florida Sea Base Adventure

The trip started out of Islamorada, Florida at the Sea Base headquarters. We flew down on an early morning Thursday flight, we're met by two Emerald vans and arrived in time for lunch across the road.
Thursday afternoon was check in (medical forms, trip overview), checking out snorkeling...
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Boy Scout Adventure Race Results

Each year, Troop 175 hosts an epic adventure race that has been written up in Boy's Life, to test the skills, endurance, and teamwork of boy scouts. The race starts with mountain biking through the woods of Penwood State Park, orienteering and other skills at Curtis Fields, a run across Simsbury, a canoe trip on...
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2017 Adventure Race A Success!

A hearty congratulations to all who participated in this year's annual Boy Scout Adventure Race! Troop 175's Patrick Long, Sean Vargas and Alex Vargas were this year's winners! The second place team of Dominick Shackleton, Matthew Gutierrez and Mason Rubin had an incredible showing as did the third place 4 man team of Kaedan...
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