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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"! 

“The Scoutmaster must be alert to check badge hunting as compared to badge earning.” Baden-Powell  

Campout Eisenhower State Park on Lake Texoma the weekend of November 14-16

Posted on Oct 21 2014 - 10:19am

Our November camping trip is fast approaching.  We are headed to Eisenhower State Park on Lake Texoma the weekend of November 14-16.  Your Troop leadership is already are working with the Ranger on a Park project.  Details to come. Cost is $25 per person.

The weekend will include hiking, merit badge opportunities and the occasion to camp as patrols.  Older Scouts (qualifications TBA) have the option to set up a separate hammock camp site that Saturday night.  

Sign up and join your fellow Scouts.  It promises to be a fun weekend.  The cliffs, trails and overall scenery at Eisenhower are awesome! 

 Parents, please let Mike Duffy know who can help coordinate some of the activities.  Your help is appreciated.  In particular, we need a Grubmaster for the adults.

Adult Training Opportunities:

Posted on Oct 19 2014 - 7:27am

Wood Badge will be conducted at Worth Ranch in March/April 2015.  Click here for full information. 

Wilderness First Aid and CPR will be conducted in October 2014 (click here) and multiple times in 2015 (click here).  Open to Adults and Scouts 14 and older.

Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS)   November 7 - 8, 2014 at Trophy Club Park.  Click here.

University of Scouting is November 15 in Burleson.  Click here.

Leave No Trace Trainer Course - Fall 2014: Open to Adults and Scouts 14 and older.  Click here for more information. 

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!

“We do not want to make Scout training too soft.” Baden-Powell

Important information about parking and access at the church

Posted on Oct 18 2014 - 10:19pm

As we have all seen there are lots of activities going on at the church.  With the additional  congestion due to the construction there have been issues with traffic and pedestrian control.   In an effort to alleviate some issue we have worked with the church to develop parking areas for the scouting associated vehicles along with entry and exit points for us to use on our meeting nights.  Please utilize only the areas indicated on the attached map.  For drop of and pick up of your son please utilize the area by the memorial fountain so your son can enter and exit the building though the doors in the new commons area.  Since many others utilize the church for meetings that are not as exuberant in nature as ours we need to ensure our boys stay within the area assigned for our meetings.  All adults need to help ensure our boys stay within the area of Wesley Hall and the commons area.  The refreshment area and its contents are not for the scouts use or consumption.  We also need to ensure that all stay out of the construction areas.   The fence around the construction area is there to keep everyone safe and we need to respect the intent of the fence.  No shorts cuts.

“An invaluable step in character training is to put responsibility on the individual.”  Baden-Powell. 

Lakeview District Webelos-ree

Posted on Oct 18 2014 - 10:19pm

November 1, 2014, Meadowmere Park, Grapevine

Saturday Check-In 7:30 am - 8:20 am, Opening Flag Ceremony 8:30 am

Each boy attending will need to bring $5 to cover activity cost.  This is to be paid at the event, Mr. Graswich will assign someone to collect the money at the event.  Youth and adults attending must register on the Troop web site.  This is a very important event for our Troop to show the Webelos what we have to offer.  We need as many scouts as possible to attend.  Each patrol is expected to have members participate.  If you have any questions please contact Mr. Graswich

“We must change boys from a ‘what can I get’ to a ‘what can I give’ attitude.” Baden-Powell

Adult volunteers needed

Posted on Sep 27 2014 - 5:54pm

The troop needs adult volunteers to help with the following roles: Forms Corrdinator, Membership Coordinator,  Activity Corridnator, Board of Review Corrdinator, Merit Badge Corrdinator and Transportation Chair. Please contact Chuck Kramer if you are interested in taking on one of these roles. committeechair@troop928.org. Click here for our Help Wanted page.

Merit Badge Counselor Applications

Posted on Jun 21 2014 - 8:52pm

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 Chandra Clark to let her 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.

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