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Joining Troop 160's Google Groups Email Lists


In addition to traditional scout meetings and committee meetings, Troop 160 has been using the Web for effective communication for many years.

Our websitecalendaremail and now Google Groups (new for 2015) support both the members and friends of Troop 160 and anyone interested in Boy Scouts.

Google Groups

Troop 160 uses four (4) general Google Groups: newsletter, scouts, adults and committee.   Other groups may be formed for for specific purposes. A summary of each currently active group is outlined below.

newsletter

(about troop-160-lexington-newsletter)
(Web access)
  • membership open to public
  • subscribe to receive occasional email on Troop 160 news
  • great for friends of Troop 160
  • newsletter topics posted by Troop committee

scouts

(about troop-160-lexington-scouts)
(Web access)
  • membership approved for registered: Scouts, adults and parents
  • topics exclusively for information directed to Troop 160 Boy Scouts and parents
  • Used to communicate about  most Troop 160 activities, including meeting planning, trip planning,  service and Eagle projects 
  • members may send email to post topics
  • Troop 160 scouts should join this group
  • Troop 160 adults are encouraged to also join this group

adults

(about troop-160-lexington-adults)
(Web access)
  • membership approved for registered: adults and parents
  • topics exclusively for information directed to Troop 160 adult and parents
  • members may send email to post topics
  • Troop 160 adult leaders and parents should join this group

committee

(about troop-160-lexington-committee)
(Web access)
  • membership approved for all adults who actively volunteer
  • topics exclusively for Troop 160 committee discussions
  • members may send email to post topics
  • public may also send mail to this group to contact Troop 160 (moderated)

(Web access)
  • membership approved for all Scouts (+parents) participating on Philmont Crews
  • topics exclusively for Philmont High Adventure Crew communication
  • members may send email to post topics
troop-160-lexington-philmont@googlegroups.com

(Web access)
  • membership approved for all Scouts (+parents) participating on Sea Base Crews
  • topics exclusively for Sea Base High Adventure Crew communication
  • members may send email to post topics
troop-160-lexington-seabase@googlegroups.com

See also Google Groups FAQ and how Website Community Access is supported through group member.