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...Read more
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...Read more
Simsbury’s Scout Troop 175 Enjoys Summer Camp
Each year one of the highlights of Scout Troop 175 is a week-long camping adventure at Camp Mattatuck. Scouts can work on advancement, merit badges and enjoy outside activities like swimming, archery, cooking and rifle shooting. Alex V was selected as the troop's Senior Patrol Leader for...Read more
175 Scouts Take Over Block Island
Troop 175 began the 2018-2019 school year with another fantastic week-end trip to Block Island off the Rhode Island coast. The scouts and their families had a great time with beautiful weather biking around the island, swimming and sleeping under the stars. To see more photos from...Read more