Troop 17 was chartered June 1, 1923, and is the oldest Troop in the Northeast Service Area of
Our charter organization is the Orthodox Congregational Church
in Mansfield, MA.
Welcome to Troop 17
We meet on Mondays at 7pm in the
Scout room of the church.
Troop 17 is a Scout-led organization, and subscribes to the Mission, Aims & Methods of the BSA, as shown below:
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
The Aims of Scouting are used to help Scouts develop into honorable men. The three aims that are incorporated into every Scout activity are:
The Methods of Scouting: The Boy Scouts of America use eight fundamental methods to achieve the three aims of Scouting. The Methods of Scouting are:
Summer Camp Info
Summer Camp is almost here! Be prepared by visiting the info posted under "Upcoming Events"
Months at a Glance
We had a great 2015-2016 season. The PLC has some incredible trips planned for the next Scouting season.
Check out our Photo blog. It is the home for any photos of troop events. If you have any photos
that you would like to be posted, please contact Mr. Gillogly.
Upcoming Events for Troop 17