Archive for February, 2017

Welcome to Troop 55 New First Years!

An exciting evening for Troop 55 as 16 new first year Scouts joined our ranks! Welcome to the best Troop in Lawrence, KS boys!



Monday February 27th – Our 16 new First Year Scouts Arrive!

Welcome to Boy Scouts to all our new first year Scouts. Monday February 27th is your first meeting with Troop 55!

6:40 Coup of the Long Trail Meeting at Cabin for all Braves and Warriors attending either Sea Base or Philmont in 2017.

7:00pm Regular Troop Meeting at Burgess Scout Cabin and Kanwaka Township Hall Cleaning.

scout bridge

Troop Committee Meeting Tonight 7pm (Feb 21)

All adults are welcome to attend our monthly Troop Committee Meetings at the Burgess Scout Cabin, 7pm. Tonight: Eagle Project proposal presentation and then the regular agenda.


Congratulations to our new SPL and Scoutmaster!

Congratulations to our new Senior Patrol Leader Lex and the new SPL staff and to our new Scoutmaster Eric Gabrielsson.


Troop Elections and New Scoutmaster Monday Feb. 20th!

Tomorrow night’s meeting is Troop Elections – all Scouts should attend. It will also be the first night for our new Scoutmaster Eric Gabrielson. Come cheer him on for his first Scoutmaster minute!

Philmont Meeting – for all of you attending Philmont in 2018, there will be a meeting at 6:30pm before the regular Troop meeting.
Your new Scoutmaster!

Monday February 20th – Troop Elections

All Troop members need to attend Troop elections. This is Mr. Burdick’s last night as Scoutmaster, and Mr. Gabrielson’s First night as the new Scoutmaster.

Scout Sunday at Westside Presbyterian Church – 8:45 am Feb. 12

This Sunday Feb 12th is Scout Sunday at Westside Presbyterian. We would like for all Scouts and Leaders to attend if  possible to show our gratitude for Westside’s enduring support (since 1928).  We will meet at the Church at 8:45am to set up two tents outside and have displays inside of our Scouting adventures (these are the ones from the Troop Reunion this summer).

Please come and support the Church in your Class A’s on Scout Sunday, merit badge or OA sashes are appropriate.