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Welcome to Troop 928

Monthly Outings: Troop 928 has a year-round outings program, with an overnight outing every month planned by the Scouts themselves. In addition, the Troop or any of the patrols may plan day hikes or other activities during the year. See the list of outings and dates in our troop calendar. The Troop outings program is designed to provide the Scouts with fun, new skills, and advancement. In addition to meeting requirements for advancing in rank, outings provide opportunities for earning merit badges, including Camping, Hiking, Cooking, Backpacking, Orienteering, Wilderness Survival, and many others.

Weekly Meetings: Troop 928 holds weekly meetings at the White's Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake, TX. Meetings are every Monday evening from 7:00pm until 8:30pm except during the summer and any special occurrences. Please refer to the Upcoming Events list to the right for more information. 

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Welcome to "The Journey"! 

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” - Colin Powell  

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Calling All Scouts

Posted on Feb 17 2019 - 11:55am

Order of the Arrow elections are this Monday, 2-18-2019. We need all scouts to attend to vote our eligible candidates into this honor society.

The Order is the Arrow is the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. It recognizes those scouts that best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives. It is also known as the Brotherhood of Cheerful Service.

Our troop is fortunate that we have 8 scouts eligible for induction. The 8 scouts that have met all the criteria including rank and camping nights are:

Troop 928, Parents Needed!!!

Posted on Feb 3 2019 - 1:46pm

Parents,

We need your help! We have a few roles that need to be filled:

1) Summer Camp Committee - Tom Palmersheim and I need a team. Duties: Sign up scouts for merit badge classes, plan the transportation, paper work, etc

2) Assistant Scout Masters - We have very few adults taking on the ASM role who's scouts are 1st or 2nd year. Come enjoy scouting with your scout!

3) Board of Review - We need a group of parents willing to come to meetings and review scouts for their rank advancement. This is one of the easiest ways to support the troop!

Please contact Paige Kester if you are willing to help!

SUMMER CAMP SIGNUP!!!!

Posted on Feb 2 2019 - 11:42pm

SUMMER CAMP SIGNUP!!!!

Scouts, are you ready for a great week of swimming, sailing, hiking, rock climbing, rifles/shotguns/bows, skiing, horses, fishing, and campfires?! We have secured the best week of the summer at Camp Hale - June 9th thru June 15th. Come beat the heat!

Who: We are limited to 45 scouts. These spots will go fast!
When: June 9th-15th
Where: Camp Hale (1 Camp Tom Hale, 74571 Talihina, OK) - Only 3.5 hrs away
Cost: $300-$400 will be the likely range after transportation, t-shirts, merit badge choices and other considerations are determined. You pay nothing today to reserve your spot! We will ask for progress payments in February, March, and April.
Average temperatures for that week: High 87, Low 63 (Perfect!)

Parents - We encourage you to sign up and come to camp with your scout. It is a great week to spend in the outdoors. There is plenty to do. We need a minimum of 5 but will take all we can get.

Did I mention: Camp Hale has one of the best aquatics programs in BSA. The lake is huge, they have big inflatables including a Scout-launcher!

For more information:
Visit the Camp Hale web page: https://www.halescoutreservation.org/see-camp-hale
Contact Paige Kester or Tom Palmersheim

Shooting Sports Campout

Posted on Feb 2 2019 - 11:42pm

The Troop will be camping at Camp Constantine on March 1-3. The theme of the campout is shooting Sports. All Youth members of the troop will be eligible to shoot 22 caliber Rifles and shotguns during the event. We will also have the archery range open. The firearms and ammunition will be provided.  No personnel firearms or ammunition allowed.  The cost is $70 per Scout, $30 per adult. Due to time constraints we are not allocating time for the Adults to Shoot.  More details to follow.

Merit Badge counselor information

Posted on Nov 10 2018 - 4:41pm

We made a large number of Merit Badge counselor updates. I encourage all Scouts to click on the Merit Badge Resources link to review the current Merit Badge Counselor list in order to determine the current counselor for your area of interest.

Parents we are always looking for volunteers. We would love to add you to the list of Merit Badge Counselors if your vocation or hobby matches a Merit Badge. Our biggest needs are Camping, Hiking, Environmental Science, Orienteering, and then any Merit Badge for which we have either one or no counselors.

Please contact me if you have any questions regarding the Merit Badge counselor updates. (click on "read more" to see name and email FF )

World Jamboree

Posted on Sep 29 2018 - 9:58pm

World Jamboree!

Every scout has only one chance to attend a World Jamboree as a scout.

The World Jamboree will be from July 22, 2019, to August 2, 2019 at the Summit Bechtel Scout Reserve in West Virginia.

Longhorn council is sending 2 troops but only 15 spots remain.

The main site for the US contingent is here: https://wsj2019.us 

The application site is here: https://wsj2019.us/apply/

There is a ton of information in both areas, but if anyone has any questions I am more than happy to help.

John May - Longhorn Council World Jamboree Scoutmaster

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