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Family Friends of Scouting Update

The 2016 Family Friends of Scout Campaign – “Build the Adventure” is progressing strongly with the goal of completing the campaign by the end of June.   Approximately 300 pledges have been received to date with the average family gift being $113.  Please check the charts below to see how your unit ranks in its campaign participation.  Read more


Farewell Andrew Milne

It is with mixed emotions that I share with you the resignation of Powder Keg District Executive Andrew Milne. Andrew is pursuing his passion and has accepted a part-time position as Choir Director at Westborough High School and will be attending graduate school this fall. The silver lining for Knox Trail Council is that he will be working at the Adventure… Read more

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2017 National Jamboree Scoutmasters Selected

Greeting’s Scouters, It is my distinct pleasure to share with you the selection of our 2017 National Jamboree contingent leadership. The Knox Trail Council has selected John Fortini, Scoutmaster, Troop 185 Wellesley and Leo Waible, Scoutmaster, Troop 101 Northborough to serve as our key leaders to the National Jamboree in July of 2017. In their role they will oversee the planning… Read more

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Scouting For Food Weekly Update

Hi everyone, I am still looking for town volunteer coordinators for Scouting For Food.  We cannot make this great program work without everyone working together.  So, please if your are interested, sign up by clicking here.  Once I see 20 names  I will send out a message so we can do our early planning meeting.  The early meeting… Read more


Where were you the coldest weekend of the year? A Scoutmaster’s prospective on the value of Scouting

“Where were you the coldest weekend of the year?” “Camping at Nobscot Scout Reservation” Our Troop strives to have at least one campout each month, and there have been a couple trips cancelled this year due to a lack of participation. The youth leadership of your troop recognized the need to “get into the woods” and planned this campout at… Read more