Amazon Smile Accounts Merged

Participants in Amazon’s Smile Program know it’s a great way to support your favorite charity while making purchases at the online retailer. The Council received final confirmation from Amazon that the accounts from our two legacy councils have been merged into one account. If you have been using Amazon Smile, please update your designated charity…

This troop ditched the trailer and became an all-backpacking troop

The troop trailer Jim Rosensweet inherited when he became Scoutmaster had seen better days. The year was 1987, but this trailer must have been from the 1950s or 60s. Inside the rickety old thing, Rosensweet found heavily used gear that needed replacing, too. But instead of spending the troop’s money on a new trailer, Rosensweet steered Troop 55 in a different direction. Read…