Welcome to Troop 1
Welcome to Northborough Troop 1. Countinously chartered since 1924, Troop 1 has been an active Scout Troop for over 104 years. We've served the community and brought the ideals of scouting to our youth ever since
The Troop meets on Tuesday evenings, from 7:00 to 8:30pm at the Church of the Nativity. 45 Howard St. Northborough, MA
Mount Greylock in April 2017
Troop 1 will return to Western Massachussets and the Appalachian Trail in April. Over vacation break, we'll have a week long second hike on the AT culminating at Mt Greylock. For those scouts new to back packing, we will have a short weekend hike that will also summit Mt Greylock. The longer hike will step off on Tuesday, April 18th and end on Sunday April 23rd. The shorter hike will likely step off Friday April 22nd end on the 23rd after meeting up with the long distance hikers.
To register for the long hike, please use the following registration link
To register for the shorter weekend hike, please use this link
Presidential Range Trek
Join Us for an Adventure Crossing the Northern Presidentials this July
Our Mt Washington Camping Trip is scheduled for the weekend of July 14-16 For those interested, we have a high adventure weekend planned to trek across the Northern Presidentials Trip will start EARLY Friday morning July 14th
- Leave from Pinkham Notch Visitor's Center
- Option to stay at hostel in Conway Thursday night
- Hike over Mt Madison to the Madison Springs Hut for Friday night
- After breakfast Saturday morning hike across Mt Adams, Mt Jefferson, Mt Clay and Mt Washington
- Meet the Mt Washington/Tuckermans Ravine hikers on Mt Washington S
- Spend Saturday night at the Lakes of the Clouds Hut
- After breakfast on Sunday hike across Mt Monroe, Mt Eisenhower, and Mt Pierce
- Descend Mt Peirce to the Highland Center and end the hike
- Home Sunday night
The Northern Presidential are rugged and beautiful. This adventure will take us approximately 20 miles over three days, seeing some of the most awesome views on the East Coast. We will be making full use of the AMC huts for camping. Each night will be spent indoors, with a hearty dinner and breakfast served as well as a bunk with blankets and a pillow. Friday night will be at Madison Springs Hut, located in the col between Mt Madison and Mt Adams. Saturday night will be spent at Lakes of the Clouds Hut located between Mt Washington and Mt Monroe. We will hike roughly 7 miles each day.
Ascending Mt Madison and Mt. Washington are definite. We have a choice of summiting Mt Adams, Mt Jefferson and Mt Clay (peak bagging), or following the Appalachian Trail around each of the summits. Likewise on Sunday, we can bypass Mt Monroe is so desired. Mt. Eisenhower and Mt. Pierce are definite. This decision can be made base on the feeling of the group, the nature of the weather, and how fast we are moving.
We have space available for 10 Hikers.
Congratulations to Sean
Troop 1 would like to congratulate Sean McKenna for obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout. Sean worked on a trail around his elemtary school for his Eagle Project. He completed his Eagle Board of Review on March 21, 2017. He becomes Troop 1's 96th Eagle Scout.
Congratulations to Zach
Troop 1 would like to congratulate Zachary Yousef for obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout. Zach led a team of scouts to install a story walk trail on Assabet Hill park. He completed his Eagle Board of Review on December 20th 15th, 2016. He becomes Troop 1's 95th Eagle Scout.
Congratulations to PJ
Troop 1 would like to congratulate Peter Greenwood JR for obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout. PJ's Eagle Project involved installing benches at the Greendale YMCA. He completed his Eagle Board of Review on November 15th, 2016. He becomes Troop 1's 94th Eagle Scout.
Troop 1 will return to Philmont for another backcountry High Adventure Trip in the summer of 2018. We have reserved a slot to hike the wilderness that Waite Phillips so graciously dontated to the Scouts in 1938. The crew is going to build on the fundraising efforts of the Seabase crews to support this awesome adventure.
Florida Seabase 2017
Troop 1 is currently planning an exciting High Adventure Trip to BSA Seabase Florida in the summer of 2017. The Troop has slots for two crews to attend the week of July 23. The Scouts unanimously expressed an interested in Scuba diving, and we will participate in the Scuba Adventure. To prepare for this, most of the Scouts and a few of the adults completed their SSI Open Water certification in August. Additionally, the crews are already planning Fundraising to support their adventure of a lifetime.