Troop History

Prepared by Jeffrey S., Troop 92 Historian, September 2023–March 2024

Troop 92 is part of the Connecticut Rivers Council. We are in the Western District, which is the northwest corner of the state. It runs roughly from Salisbury south to New Milford, east to Cheshire, then north to the CT border, but it doesn’t include Southington.


Some News Snippets

May 18, 2006 | The Cheshire Herald | Page: 31
Five scouts from Troop 92 were awarded the Ad Altare Dei medal at St. Joseph Cathedral in Hartford on Scout Sunday, May 7. This medal requires many months of preparation and community service. Above, from left, are Matthew Borowy, Matthew Petroff, Michael Graikowski, Andrew Massaro, and Christopher Petroff. Submitted by Christopher Petroff, Scribe, Troop 92.

Trekking The Klondike
February 15, 2007 | The Cheshire Herald | Page: 26
Boy Scouts Mike Graikoski, Peter Riensland, and Steve Mower of Troop 92, wrap up the last leg of the race during the recent Klondike Derby held at Camp Mattatuck in Plymouth. Taking advantage of the first snow of the season, scouts in Troop 92 participated in the Klondike Derby, held at Camp Mattatuck in Plymouth…

Scouts Tidy Up Brooke Preserve Trails
May 17, 2007 | The Cheshire Herald | Page: B3
Boy Scout Troop 92 puts the finishing touches on the Brooke Preserve of Sperry Road. The new trails and natural parking lot were the work of several Eagle Projects done for The Cheshire Land Trust…

Climbing To New Heights
June 7, 2007 | The Cheshire Herald | Page: B2
Scouts from Troop 92 gather around the climbing wall structure they constructed for the 2007 Connecticut Rivers Scout Show, held this weekend at the Hebron Fairgrounds. The show, held every three years, attracted over 8,000 scouts from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York…

Four Scouts Recognized
June 5, 2008 | The Cheshire Herald | Page: 21
Boy scout troop 92 has had the good fortune of seeing four scouts attain the rank of eagle scout in recent months. With less than two percent of all scouts attaining this rank, the accomplishment is unusual; but given all four scouts cut their teeth together in scouting as cub scouts in the same den makes this more unusual…

Boy Scout Troop 92 to Host Ziti Dinner
February 27, 2018 | Cheshire Patch
Boy Scout Troop 92, sponsored by the First Congregational Church on the Green in Cheshire, will sponsor its annual ziti dinner on March 3, 2018. The dinner will be served from 4:30pm to 7:00pm in the church hall…

Troop Events: 2023–2024

August 2023
August 27, 2023 — Backyard BBQ and Kickoff meeting

September 2023
September 9, 2023 — Can Drive, First Congregational Church
September 9, 2023 — Cheshire Fall Festival, community service
September 24, 2023 — 5 new Order of the Arrow members elected (Liam E., AJ J., Lekhan N., Bennett R., Jeffrey S.)

October 2023
October 6–8, 2023 — MassJam 2023: Big crowd! Not enough food, too much rain, and a long walk to camp area.
October 8, 2023 — Music in Motion: community service, trash pickup
October 20, 2023 — Halloween haunted house at Mixville Park: set off the building fire alarm with our fog machines

November 2023
November 11–12, 2023 — Overnight hike on Mount Greylock
November 12, 2023 — Can Drive

December 2023
December 2, 2023 — Can Drive
December 15–17, 2023 — Camp Mattatuck: orienteering, navigation, fire starting with Webelos. Burned the old Klondike Derby sleds!

January 2024
January 19, 2024 — Moses Scout Reservation, Russell, MA
January 25, 2024 — Pack 198 visit

February 2024
February 2–4, 2024 — Klondike at Mattatuck: We had 2 patrols and got great times, and one patrol won most prepared sled. Our cooktown won best town, and the adults fried cinnamon and sugar donuts for all the scouts who visited the town. They also showed cooking in foil, a dutch oven, and over the fire on a grill and on sticks. Mr. Weldon brought syrup from his maple trees and boiled it down and we all got to taste.
February 15, 2024 — Court of Honor
February 17,2024 — Can Drive

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