Troop 135 News

201808 High Adventure

posted May 6, 2018, 3:34 PM by Dave Collins   [ updated May 6, 2018, 3:38 PM ]

Adirondacks High Peaks!
Aug 5th to 10th
Day Hikes from a Base Camp

Signup May 10th 
Click link below to see pictures / slideshow from T135's last trip to the High Peaks


201805 - Gettysburg Followup

posted May 1, 2018, 5:46 AM by Dave Collins   [ updated May 1, 2018, 5:48 AM ]

Spring Camping Trip Bonus! 
While the Gettysburg Trip is still fresh in your minds, please review the YouTube link below for a 16 minute video showing the ebb and flow of Battle of Gettysburg using an animated aerial view.  Thanks to Mr Fournier for sharing.

201806 June Campout

posted Apr 24, 2018, 3:16 PM by Dave Collins

Zip Lining @ Jiminy Peak - Camping at Pittsfield State Forest, MA
Jun 8th to Jun 10th 
Leave PoP Fri at 4:45am  
Return PoP Sun at 10:00am  
Aerial Adventure Park is a self-guided ropes course consisting of 6 individual, elevated courses for different ability levels that will challenge you to new heights!

Scout Cost = $25 - note that this campout is being subsidized by the troop
Leader Cost = $50 (if zip lining)
Permission Slip and Jiminy Peak's Release Form due 5/24 attached below

201805 May Campout

posted Apr 21, 2018, 1:02 PM by Dave Collins   [ updated Apr 24, 2018, 3:21 PM ]

New Scout Campout / Rifle Shooting at Hoyt  
May 4th to May 6th for CURRENT T135 Scouts  
Leave PoP Fri at 4:45am  
Return PoP Sun at 10:00am  
May 5th to May 6th for NEW T135 Scouts  
Parent Drop Off Saturday at Hoyt 8:00am (288 Simpaug Turnpike, Redding)
Parent Pickup Sunday at Hoyt at 9:00am (288 Simpaug Turnpike, Redding)

Permission Slip Attached below due Apr 26th, click down arrow to download

201808 Youth Leadership Training

posted Feb 11, 2018, 6:03 AM by Dave Collins   [ updated Feb 11, 2018, 6:04 AM ]

August 12th to 18th  Camp Pomperaug Union CT  
Who should attend?  
Any registered Scout, Venturer, Sea Scout or Explorer currently serving as troop
senior patrol leader, assistant senior patrol leader, crew president or has the potential
to be. Scouts must be at least of First Class Rank and 13 years of age by August
1, 2018. They must be recommended by their Scoutmaster or Crew Adviser.

See pdf file below for additional info.  Click the down arrow to download

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