2017-18 Scouting Year
January 2018 - Goodwin State Forest, Hampton, CT
Troop 27 had a great time camping in the snow the weekend of January 20-21. James L. Goodwin State Forest in Hamptton, CT, made for fun snowball fights, good campfire cooking and some other fun outdoor winter games.
December 2017 - Camp Harkness, Waterford, CT
The scouts of Troop 27 traveled to Camp Harkness in Waterford, Connecticut on December 8, 9 and 10 for the annual electronics campout. The weekend consisted of video games, pizza, hiking along the beach and a good time.
November 2017 - Camp Neipsic, Glastonbury, CT
The scouts of Troop 27 camped out theNovember 17-19 weekend at Camp Neipsic in Glastonbury, CT. The scouts made the best of some rainy weather and some sunshine. Theys spent the weekend working on advancement, hiking, playing kickball and eating some good food that each patrol prepared over their own fire pit.
October 2017 - Connecticut Rivers Scout Show
Troop 27 of Manchester had the honor to go up to the Hebron fair grounds for a boy scout camporee. There were games, races, and food. To demonstrate scout skill, Troop 27 built a sled out of sticks and rope. Troop 27 would be honored to be invited come again.
~Will Thompson, Troop Historian~
September 2017- Camp Johnson Campout
At the Camp Johnson campout, scouts were able to work on advancement, take a long historical hike up to Rose Farm and have a fun weekend in Bolton, CT.
Troop 27 will soon be celebrating its 100th anniversary and is extremely proud of its scouting program which has helped over 105 scouts earn their rank as Eagle Scouts. Scouts go camping every month of the year and we are a Troop that works hard to teach skills and develop leadership abilities in all our young men.
St. Mary's Church
41 Park Street
Manchester, CT 06040
August 2017- Mt. Greylock and
Whitewater Rafting Trip
August 25-27, Scouts hiked up Mt. Greylock, the highest elevation point in the state of Massachussetts. On Sunday, leaders, parents and scouts took to the Deerfield River in the northern Berkshires. With a tour guide, the group made its way 8 miles down the river with Crab Apple in river rafting boats.