Category Archives: Troop News

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.





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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