Here you will find photos from our recent adventures. All Troop 597 photos are hosted on Shutterfly so ordering prints or photo books is easy. Heck, you can even get the Scout Master’s mug on a mug. It’s like living in the future!
- Troop 597 Shutterfly Galleries (2/14/2016) - Visit the troop’s Shutterfly site to view an additional 85+ photo albums going back to 2011. Please note that a free Shutterfly account is required for access. Troop 597 Photo Galleries on Shutterfly
- Mashantucket Pequot Museum (7/18/2015) - The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center features 85,000 square feet of permanent, indoor exhibitions including life-size dioramas, films, and interactive computer programs.
- Battleship Cove (7/17/2015) - Scouts spend their at the Battleship Cove Naval Heritage Museum exploring a battleship, a destroyer, a submarine, and even a Soviet-built missile corvette used by the East German Volksmarine.
- Summer Trip to Connecticut (7/16/2015) - The week-long trip to Connecticut featured several day-trips from our base at Connecticut College. These include visiting the Coast Guard Academy and the Submarine Force Museum, home of the USS Nautilus.
- Summer Camp at Hawk Mountain – Court of Honor (6/26/2015) - A special Court of Honor marked the end to Summer Camp at HRSM. Scouts earned huge number of merit badges and all 1st year cross-overs attained the rank of Second Class. Congratulations to all!
- Summer Camp at Hawk Mountain – Heading Out (6/21/2015) - Each trip begins with packing gear into trailers, distributing driver packets, teamwork, leadership, and very busy quartermasters.
- Backpacking at Green Lane Park (5/9/2015) - This overnight camping trip was a little different than most in that the scouts packed in all of their own food and provisions. As always, scouts practiced Leave No Trace principals.
- Orienteering at French Creek Park (5/1/2015) - Orienteering is an outdoor navigation sport - and the scouts of Troop 597 love it! Using a map and a compass, orienteers race through a course finding Control Points.