Welcome Back to all our Scouts & Families … I hope everyone had a great summer.

Here are a few announcements,  reminders & upcoming Troop Events:

  • Troop Committee meetings will be held on the 3rd Thursday of each month this year with our first meeting on September 20th.  We are looking for new volunteers to join our Committee, fill some required positions and parents to help organize & run upcoming events.
  • Our first Troop Scout meeting is Tuesday, September 18th at 7:30pm at the SMS cafeteria.
  • Celebrate Somers Day … Mark the Date on Saturday,  September 22nd the Troop will staff a recruiting table at the Celebrate Somers Day event at the Somers Towne Center near CVS … we are looking for Scouts in uniform & parents to volunteer for this event … additional details to follow, please volunteer … the event runs from 10am to 3pm.
  • Sunday, Sept 30th is Alex Lulgjuraj’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor at St. Joseph’s Church … invites were mailed please RSVP to the Lulgjuraj family. 
  • Calling all Eagle Scout candidates … the 1st District Round Table Meeting is Monday,  October 1st at 7:30pm at SMS … if you are planning to present an Eagle Project Proposal to the District Council please contact Mr Cheung, Mr Wines or Mr Veltri to review your proposal, schedule your presentation to the Troop Committee to review on 9/20, and obtain all the required signoffs in advance of Oct 1st.
  • Block Island Campout … this is a Troop favorite and is scheduled for Saturday October 6th thru Monday October 8th … details will follow … we are looking for a big turnout!  We will leave Somers early Saturday morning and plan to return late Monday afternoon … additional details will follow / signup will begin at our troop mtg on September 18th.
  • Youth Protection Training … all leaders, committee members and active parents need to complete the New Updated Youth Protection Training … please visit the council website at for details. 
  • The Troop Calendar for the 2018 – 2019 Scout year is posted on our website & available for downloading and printing. 

We are looking forward to another fantastic Troop 376 Scout year & seeing you all on the 18th!


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