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Welcome to our Troop 457 website.  Please feel free to look around the site and learn more about our Troop.  Check here for more information About Us, and check here to see some of our photos.  If you are interested in learning more about Troop 457, please click here.  Please email Troop 457 for more information, or please go to our Contact Us page. 

Fishing Derby Recap

Posted on May 19 2015 - 8:54am

The fish were biting big time! Many new records were set for the number of fish caught and the largest fish, over 21 inches long! We’ll announce the awards at the next troop meeting and Scouts can claim any gear they left behind.

The Hawkman from Captain Bob’s Outdoors in Clarence came and taught the scouts some fishing secrets, helped scouts set up their fishing gear and told some awesome stories.

After a busy Saturday morning catching fish, we broke for lunch. We even filleted a fish, coated it with a mix of crushed potato chips and tortilla chips and cooked it for the scouts to taste. Then the scouts held a can-jam tournament and an axe chopping contest, while others went on an orienteering hike, worked on merit badges, as well as scoutmaster conferences and board of review for advancement. And the fish were still biting.

PLC <date change!>

Posted on May 13 2015 - 10:37am

The next PLC will be Monday, May 18, 7:30 - 9pm at St. John Lutheran Church. -- Anthony

T457 Summer Camp Merz & Gorton Med Forms Request

Posted on May 8 2015 - 9:30am

To the parents of Troop 457 SCOUTS and ADULTS attending Summer Camp:  I'll be collecting your medical forms for summer camp between now and the last Troop meeting in June. We'll need all three parts of the BSA form, as well as the Merz camp form. As always, these will need the signatures from the doctors office in all the right places. The date on the forms must be within one year from the last day of camp. Here are the details of what is required: 

Spring Cleanup

Posted on May 8 2015 - 9:30am

Troop 457: This is just a reminder for any that weren’t at the meeting this evening. Saturday, May 9th, (9am -->?) is our annual cleanup at the Church grounds.  We will be weeding and mulching and planting trees to help the church community keep the grounds looking nice. We’ll be starting at 9:00 am and will go until we’ve completed all our tasks. This is an all hands on deck outing so please be sure to come out and lend a hand.It will, of course, help if you bring the usual gardening tools: shovels, rakes, weeding spades, work gloves, etc. Also - please bring a filled out permission slip. We’ll see you all Saturday morning! Yours in Scouting, Mr. Wilson

Fishing Derby

Posted on May 5 2015 - 10:41am

Who will catch the biggest fish? the smallest fish? the ugliest fish? and the most fish? Come to the annual T457 Fishing Derby Campout at Camp Schoellkopf the weekend of May 15, 16 and 17 to find out. Follow this link for more details on the weekend and how to sign up. See Mr. Brand if you have any questions.

Congrats to T457's Latest OA Members

Posted on May 5 2015 - 10:25am

Congratulations go out to the following members of the troop who successfully completed their ordeal this past weekend at Camp Stonehaven and are the newest Order of the Arrow members from T457: Aaron I & Stephen R. Congratulations also go out to the following  who converted to Brotherhood membership in the OA this weekend: Mario F & Tim S. CJ L - Lodge Vice Chief of Service, Anthony R - Lodge Vice Chief of Program, Mrs Conway, and Mr Spengler also participated in the ordeal weekend to support our new OA members and provide service to the camp. Additional pictures from the weekend will be posted in the OA section of the Troop photo album. Yours in Scouting, Mrs. Ginny Conway  Assistant Scoutmaster & OA Troop Rep Adviser

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