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Scouts BSA (Boy Scouts of America) Troop/Crew 65






Oxford, CT - Seymour, CT
Scouts BSA Troop 65


             Troop 65 Scoutmaster, Mr. Ara Burlinson             

Venturing Crew 65 Advisor, Mr. Bob Maciejko.

Chartered Organization Representative, Ms. Vicky Napomiceno.


All meetings are held at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 25 Great Hill Road, Oxford CT, 06478








What is Scouts BSA (Boy Scouts of America)


Scouts BSA (Boy Scouts of America) is one of the largest Scouting and youth organizations in the United States with more than 2.4 million youth participants and nearly one million adult volunteers. The BSA was founded in 1910 and since then, more than 110 million Americans have been participants in BSA programs at some time. The BSA is part of the international Scout Movement and became a founding member organization of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1922.

The goal is to train youth in responsible citizenship, character development, and self-reliance through participation in a wide range of outdoor activities, educational programs and, at older age levels, career-oriented programs in partnership with community organizations. For younger members, the Scout method is part of the program to instill typical Scouting values such as trustworthiness, good citizenship, and outdoors skills, through a variety of activities such as camping, aquatics, and hiking. This is the traditional Scouting experience for youth in the fifth grade through high school. Service, community engagement and leadership development become increasingly important parts of the program as youth lead their own activities and work their way toward earning Scouting’s highest rank, Eagle Scout.


Venturing is a youth development program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 14 years of age OR 13 years of age and have completed the eighth grade and under 21 years of age. Venturing's purpose is to provide positive experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults.