Welcome to Troop 109, Colchester, CT. Our troop seeks to be the very best in providing a fun and meaningful scout experience in the splendor that is Connecticut.
First off, what is boy scouts? Read on!
Mission: The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.
The Scout Oath: On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
The Scout Law: A scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.
The promise of scouting:
- The Great Outdoors
- Opportunities to work toward Eagle
- Tools to do your best as a citizen, a student, and a member of your family
- Experiences and duties that will help you mature into a strong wise adult
The methods of scouting: Ideals, Patrols, Outdoors, Advancement, Association with Adults, Personal Growth, Leadership Development, the Uniform
Troop 109 has a long & rich history in Colchester. We conduct a camp out or outdoor event every month of the scouting year. Additionally, we participate in a week long summer camp experience provided by our local council (Connecticut Rivers Council) and participate in other “Big Trips” as well.
Through the eight methods of scouting we bring a challenging and fun experience to scouts. Come visit or contact me for more details.
Sincerely – Yours In Scouting
Scoutmaster, Troop 109