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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  

Adult Training Opportunities:

Posted on Jul 26 2015 - 6:07pm

Wood Badge will be conducted October 2, 2015. (click here). 

Wilderness First Aid and CPR will be conducted multiple times in 2015 (click here and here).  Open to Adults and Scouts 14 and older.

Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training: TBD.

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS): October 23, 2015 (click here).

Climbing Tower Instructor Training: TBD (click here).

Trainers EDGE: TBD (click here). 

Other Available Adult Training:

Online Youth Protection Training,  Guide to Safe Scouting, Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills, Scoutmaster / Assistant Scoutmaster Leader-specific Training,   Rock Climbing Instructor, Chaplain Training, Wood Badge, Leave No Trace Train-the-Trainer, Shotgun and Rifle Instructor CertificationRange Safety Officer Certification, Trainers EDGE,  University of Scouting  And More...

Click here for information about these courses and others!

“Correcting bad habits cannot be done by forbidding or punishment.” Baden-Powell

Hold the Date for Travis Almand's Eagle Scout Project, August 15th

Posted on Jul 26 2015 - 7:25am

Travis Almand's Eagle Scout Project

Date: August 15th
Time: 8:00am-2:00pm
Location: GRACE Food Pantry and Clinic: 837 E Walnut St.
Project Description: Helping GRACE in Grapevine by replacing a lattice structure, restaining a bench, weeding garden beds and adding new mulch, and constructing a picnic table structure.
What to bring: Working gloves
Additional Info: Snacks, water, and lunch will be provided.

Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Connor Knese

Posted on Jul 25 2015 - 10:21pm

Please join us in celebrating the

Eagle Scout Court of Honor

           for

Connor Knese

Date: Sunday, July 26th, 2015, Time: 2:00 PM

Location: White's Chapel UMC, The Bridge Hall, 185 S. White's Chapel Blvd.

Rollout of interactive digital merit badge pamphlets begins

Posted on Jun 5 2015 - 4:06pm

The Boy Scouts of America just released its first wave of interactive digital merit badge pamphlets, and they’re insanely cool.

Starting now, Boy Scouts (and troop leaders and merit badge counselors) can download digital versions of the pamphlets for Cooking, First Aid, Animation and Robotics merit badges. More are coming soon (see the list below).

These digital pamphlets are the same price as their print siblings ($4.99), but you get so much more for your money. In addition to everything in the paper versions, Scouts who use the digital versions get:

  • Videos, including “how-to” clips, career bios, virtual tours and multimedia experiences
  • Search, so you can find what you need quickly
  • Simulations, animations, photo slideshows and graphics
  • Interactive Q&A’s

How do I buy these awesome things?  See this step-by-step guide.

Which merit badges are becoming digital?

Merit Badge Counselor Applications

Posted on Jun 5 2015 - 4:06pm

Adults, If you have paperwork to submit to become a Merit Badge Counselor or need to add/remove a badge to your list, please contact David McRae to let him know.  All paperwork needs to be turned in before the end of May if you want to be able to work with scouts over the summer.  For more information on how to become a counselor, please visit the Merit Badge Resource section of the website.

Canoeing Campout, September 2015, Lower Mountain Fork River; Broken Bow, OK

Posted on May 29 2015 - 9:08am

Campout is rescheduled to September.  More details coming soon.

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