Welcome to Troop 1 - Hanover, MA

1912 Welcome to Boy Scouts. The main objectives are to build character, foster citizenship and develop strong friendships. Over a  hundred years ago on July 4th, 1912 Troop 1 held its first hike and campout at Oldham Pond in Pembroke, MA. Hiking and camping were popular activities in the early years of the Troop. Other early campsites that were hiked: Humarock Beach, Brant Rock, Duxbury Beach, and Scituate Harbor. To facilitate the transport of supplies for a hike and campout that might last two days or longer a committee of five was formed in 1916 to secure a Trek cart. They decided to build the cart. Trek carts were very popular in those days. They were the predecessors to our patrol boxes and troop trailers. The carts were often built-in the style of a small covered wagon.  They contained all the provisions, fuel, utensils, and supplies the patrol would need for a campout. Our Mission today is to continue the dedication and determination of Troop 1 in character building, citizenship and our connection to the community. We are a laid back troop where there is no pressure to make certain ranks, and participation is at your pace. We are constantly exploring new opportunities for fun events and campouts. If you son or daughter is looking to join Boy Scouts, we are always welcoming new scouts!

If you are interested in joining one of the oldest troops in Massachusetts, Please Contact either 

          Scoutmaster Jeff Jasie troop1hanover@yahoo.com

          Secretary Renee Parry donandrenpar@gmail.com

  or stop in and visit us at Riley Hall any Tuesday, except for the Second Tuesday of the Month, from 7-8!

Shopping For Families in Need

Posted on Dec 2 2018 - 9:02am

Hello Scouts, this Tuesday, we will be meeting at Target at 7 pm. We will be shopping for gifts for families in need. The following week at the commitee meeting, we will be wrapping those gifts.

Hike to Blue Hills

Posted on Oct 10 2018 - 11:34am

Hello Scouts,

On October 20, we will be hiking Blue Hills, in Braintree. This would be a great oppurtunity for scouts who don't do a lot of hiking, to get out and get some expereince. This could also count towards some of the requirements needed to rank up.

Welcome Back!!!!

Posted on Sep 12 2018 - 6:18pm

Hello Scouts and Families, 

Summer has come and gone and now we are back into the swing of things here in Boy Scout Troop 1! We had an awesome 1st meeting with an orienteering treasure hunt! The year is looking like it will be extremely fun, filled with a lot of activities. Read More to see whats coming up! -------> 

Rotary Clean-Up

Posted on Sep 12 2018 - 6:18pm

Hello Scouts, this Sunday, 9/16, we will be heading to the Marshfield Fair Grounds to clean-up after the flea market. This is a great oppurtunity for us as a troop to earn money. 

Nickerson State Park Bike Trip

Posted on Sep 12 2018 - 6:18pm

Hello Scouts, on 9/21-9/23 we will be heading down to the Nickerson State Park for a campout and bike ride. We will be heading down Friday night and staying until Sunday morning. On Saturday, we will be biking along the Cape Cod Rail Trail. I hope that you can join us! It is a great oppurtunity to earn the cycling merit badge. 

Webelo Visit at The Barstow Property

Posted on Sep 12 2018 - 6:18pm

Hello Scouts, on Saturday 9/29, we will be heading to the Barstow Property (behind the Legion Dr elderly housing) and having a visit with the webelos and cub scouts. This is a great oppurtunity to recruit some of the younger kids. We will be teaching them orienteering and fire building. Hope to see you there!

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