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Located in Hooksett, New Hampshire (just north of Manchester, a few miles south of Concord), Troop 292 is the oldest scouting unit in the town. Our current membership boasts 49 scouts and 22 registered adults. The scouts use the patrol method and currently have 6 Scout Patrols. Troop 292 is sponsored by the Hooksett Lions Club and meets on Thursday evenings at The American Legion of Hooksett.
HISTORY | PATROLS | LEADERS | EAGLE SCOUTS

HISTORY


July 24, 1951
TROOP 292 IS BORN ,organized by a “Group of Citizens”, their first meeting place is the Community Grange Hall. The first Scoutmaster was Leo Sasseville and the first Committee Chairman was Marshall Rice. The original charter was for 13 Boy Scouts, 2 Explorers and 8 Committee Members. They met on Wednesdays at 7 p.m..
1952
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Leo Sasseville, Committee Chairman: Marshall Rice. 13 Boy Scouts, 2 Explorers and 8 Committee Members.
1953
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Walter Case, Committee Chairman: Marshall Rice. 21 Boy Scouts, 4 Explorers and 12 Committee Members.
1954
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: John Broek, Committee Chairman: Marshall Rice. 11 Boy Scouts, 8 Explorers and 7 Committee Members.
BSA - The Webelos den was created to provide a means of maintaining the interest of Cub Scouts 10 years of age in Scouting and to provide a bridge for crossing over to Boy Scouting.
1955
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Leo Sasseville, Committee Chairman: Leon Boisvert. 27 Boy Scouts, 4 Explorers and 4 Committee Members. The new Chartered Organization is the South Hooksett Fire Department.
1956
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Leo Sasseville, Committee Chairman: Leon Boisvert. 20 Boy Scouts, 6 Explorers and 3 Committee Members.
1957
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Leo Sasseville, Committee Chairman: Enver Silkman. 29 Boy Scouts, 4 Explorers and 5 Committee Members.
1958
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: David Johnson, Committee Chairman: Joseph Bernard. 17 Boy Scouts, 9 Explorers and 2 Committee Members.
DWC - The Manchester District becomes the Rockhill District.
1959
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Armand Roberge, Committee Chairman: William Courser. 27 Boy Scouts and 7 Committee Members. The new Chartered Organization is the Hooksett Men's Club.
1960
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Armand Roberge, Committee Chairman: William Courser. 45 Boy Scouts and 7 Committee Members.
CUB SCOUT PACK 292 IS ESTABLISHED. 31 Cubs, ages 8 to 10, with 6 Den Mothers and 5 Committee members registered.
1961
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Armand Roberge, Committee Chairman: William Courser. 42 Boy Scouts and 9 Committee Members.
1962
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Armand Roberge, Committee Chairman: William Courser. 28 Boy Scouts and 9 Committee Members.
1963
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Armand Roberge, Committee Chairman: William Courser. 29 Boy Scouts and 8 Committee Members.
1964
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Maurice Jacques, Committee Chairman: Vernon McFarland. 62 Boy Scouts and 8 Committee Members.
1965
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Maurice Jacques, Committee Chairman: William L. Courser. 62 Boy Scouts and 7 Committee Members.
1966
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Maurice Jacques, Committee Chairman: Vernon McFarland. 63 Boy Scouts and 8 Committee Members.
1967
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Maurice Jacques, Committee Chairman: Arthur Cote. 55 Boy Scouts and 11 Committee Members. They begin meeting at Hooksett Memorial School on Fridays at 7 p.m..
1968
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Roger L. Jacques, Committee Chairman: Arthur Cote. 50 Boy Scouts and 9 Committee Members.
1969
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Roger L. Jacques, Committee Chairman: Robert Zimont. 49 Boy Scouts and 13 Committee Members.
1970
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Roger L. Jacques, Committee Chairman: Gordon Moore. 44 Boy Scouts and 11 Committee Members.
1971
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Paul Lacourse, Committee Chairman: Robert Frawley. 45 Boy Scouts and 9 Committee Members. They begin meeting at Hooksett Congregational Church.
1972
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Paul Lacourse, Committee Chairman: Robert Frawley. 38 Boy Scouts and 9 Committee Members.
1973
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Paul Lacourse, Committee Chairman: Robert Frawley. 55 Boy Scouts and 7 Committee Members.
BSA - The National Eagle Scout Association was formed.
1974
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Paul Lacourse, Committee Chairman: Charles Chase. 42 Boy Scouts and 9 Committee Members.
BSA - The First National Eagle Scout Association meeting was held with nearly 300 participants.
1975
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Paul Lacourse, Committee Chairman: Charles Chase. 57 Boy Scouts and 9 Committee Members.
1976
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Paul Lacourse, Committee Chairman: Charles Chase. 65 Boy Scouts and 8 Committee Members. They begin meeting at the Hooksett Knights of Columbus.
1977
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Charles Chase, Committee Chairman: Robert Eno. 38 Boy Scouts and 7 Committee Members.
1978
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Charles Chase, Committee Chair: Rita Owens. 39 Boy Scouts and 9 Committee Members.
1979
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Charles Chase, Committee Chair: Claudette Jolin. 32 Boy Scouts and 9 Committee Members.
1980
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Charles Chase, Committee Chair: Claudette Jolin. 44 Boy Scouts and 12 Committee Members.
1981
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Charles Chase, Committee Chair: Claudette Jolin. 54 Boy Scouts and 12 Committee Members.
1982
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Rudolph Makara Jr., Committee Chair: Claudette Jolin. 39 Boy Scouts and 11 Committee Members.
BSA - A milestone in BSA history; registering of the millionth Eagle Scout, Alexander M. Holsinger.
1983
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Rudolph Makara Jr., Committee Chair: Claudette Jolin. 39 Boy Scouts and 12 Committee Members.
1984
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Arthur Demers, Committee Chair: Claudette Jolin. 36 Boy Scouts and 18 Committee Members.
DWC - The Rockhill District becomes today’s Massabesic District.
1985
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Arthur Demers, Committee Chair: Claudette Jolin. 18 Boy Scouts and 10 Committee Members.
1986
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: William Barron, Committee Chair: Carol Desilets. 20 Boy Scouts and 12 Committee Members.
1987
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Ronald Gauvin, Committee Chair: Carol Desilets. 20 Boy Scouts and 12 Committee Members.
1988
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Christopher Chase, Committee Chair: Bruce Elliott. 12 Boy Scouts and 7 Committee Members.
1989
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Robert Andersen, Committee Chair: Bruce Elliott. 22 Boy Scouts and 10 Committee Members.
1990
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Robert Andersen, Committee Chair: Bruce Elliott. 25 Boy Scouts and 8 Committee Members.
1991
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Robert Andersen, Committee Chair: Anne Burgess. 39 Boy Scouts and 10 Committee Members.
1992
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Michael Horne, Committee Chair: Anne Burgess. 34 Boy Scouts and 12 Committee Members.
1993
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Michael Horne, Committee Chair: Anne Burgess. 39 Boy Scouts and 11 Committee Members.
1994
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Bruce Elliott, Committee Chair: Steven Oberg. 21 Boy Scouts and 6 Committee Members.
TROOP 32 - Hooksett’s second Boy Scout Troop is established.
1995
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Bruce Elliott, Committee Chair: Steven Oberg. 21 Boy Scouts and 5 Committee Members.
1996
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Bruce Elliott, Committee Chair: Steven Oberg. 16 Boy Scouts and 5 Committee Members.
1997
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Bruce Elliott, Committee Chair: Steven Oberg.
1998
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Tom Dodge, Committee Chair: Denise Volk.
1999
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Tom Dodge, Committee Chair: Denise Volk.
2000
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Tom Dodge, Committee Chair: Denise Volk
2001
TROOP 292 CELEBRATES THEIR 50th ANNIVERSARY! - Scoutmaster: Tom Dodge, Committee Chair: Denise Volk
2002
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Tom Dodge, Committee Chair: Denise Volk. The Hooksett Lions Club becomes the chartering organization.
2003
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Allen Pinney, Committee Chair: Scott Ladieu.
2004
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Allen Pinney, Committee Chair: Scott Ladieu. 30 Boy Scouts and 13 Adult Leaders.
September 2004: - Troop 292 and Troop 32 merge to re-form Troop 292.

2005
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Allen Pinney, Committee Chair: Jeff Scott. 43 Boy Scouts and 17 Adult Leaders now registered.

2006
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Jeff Scott, Committee Chair: Al Stein. 40 Boy Scouts and 17 Adult Leaders.

2007
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Jeff Scott, Committee Chair: Al Stein. 27 Boy Scouts and 17 Adult Leaders. Meetings now held at the Merrill-Follansbee American Legion Hall.

2008
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Jeff Scott, Committee Chair: Al Stein. 21 Boy Scouts and 14 Adult Leaders.

2009
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Jeff Scott, Committee Chair: Al Stein. 19 Boy Scouts and 11 Adult Leaders.

2010
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Jeff Scott, Committee Chair: Al Stein. 27 Boy Scouts and 16 Adult Leaders.

2011
TROOP 292 CELEBRATES THEIR 60th ANNIVERSARY! - Scoutmaster: Jeff Scott, Committee Chair: Al Stein. 30 Boy Scouts and 16 Adult Leaders.

2012
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Jeff Scott, Committee Chair: Al Stein. 31 Boy Scouts and 17 Adult Leaders.

2013
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Jeff Scott, Committee Chair: Al Stein. 39 Boy Scouts and 22 Adult Leaders.

2014
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Jeff Scott, Committee Chair: Art Burns. 48 Boy Scouts and 20 Adult Leaders.

2015
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Jeff Scott, Committee Chair: Art Burns. 45 Boy Scouts and 21 Adult Leaders.

2016
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Jeff Scott, Committee Chair: Art Burns. 36 Boy Scouts and 24 Adult Leaders.

2017
TROOP 292 - Scoutmaster: Jeff Scott, Committee Chair: John Danforth. 35 Boy Scouts and 22 Adult Leaders.

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PATROLS

Blackhawk | Flaming Duckie | Silent Falcon | Flapjack | Flying Scorpion | Bacon Shark | Big Chief (Adults)
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LEADERSHIP

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Eagle Scouts

Hooksett's Eagle Scouts

Richard A. Morin - 1962

Stephen W. Mandeville - 1971

Michael G. Lacourse - 1972

Kenneth M. Desmarais - 1973

Christopher M. Chase - 1979

Robert Littlefield, Jr. - 1979

Michael J. Thomas - 1980

Jay M. Lesmerises - 1980

Richard R. Gregoire - 1981

Scott C. Lesmerises - 1982

Charles A. Demers - 1983

Raymond Littlefield - 1984

Stewart E. Cloutier - 1985

David Carignan - 1986

Scott E. Andersen - 1989

Jonathan R. Ruais - 1995

Shaun L. Elliott - 1995

T. J. Vezina - 1996

Brian M. McAndrew - 1996

J. B. London - 1997

Arthur F. Sullivan IV - 1998

Christopher T. Brison - 1999

Bryan N. Kate - 1999

James R. Mandeville - 1999

Douglas Wilder - 2001 (T32)

Benjamin Davis - 2002 (T32)

Kevin P. Sullivan - 2002

Micah R. Hinkell - 2003

Nicholas Bencivenga - 2004 (T32)

Jacob F. Quinlan - 2004

Steven Davis - 2004 (T32)

Torin M. Volk - 2004

Kevin Stein - 2004 (T32)

James M. Stein - 2005

Jacob A. Lucas - 2005

Jamie H. Gorton - 2005

Shane C. Murphy - 2006

Austin R. Powers - 2007

Joseph M. Olshefski III - 2008

Micah J. Lucas - 2009

Andrew J. Stencavage - 2009

John Paul Brennan - 2009

Kenneth E. Scott - 2009

John A. Lessard - 2010

Samuel A. Gagnon - 2010

Jacob C. Murphy - 2011

Collin M. Burns - 2013

Alex E. Autenrieth - 2013

Griffin J. Leclerc - 2015

Anthony J. Kokoszka - 2015

Dylan D. Durazzano - 2015

Justin V. Taylor - 2015

Joseph R. Mariano - 2015

Thomas E. Maille - 2016

Oliver J. Mack, Jr. - 2016

Timothy M. Duffy - 2017

Jacob A. Arseneau - 2017

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