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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"!

Climbing Campout

Posted on Sep 23 2014 - 11:00am

Registration will close at midnight Oct 6th.

Who:  Troop 928
What:  Climbing Campout
Where:  Enchanted Rock State Park (Fredericksburg, Texas)
When:  11 – 13 OCT 2014 (Columbus Day weekend)
Why:  Have fun in the hill country, earn a cool merit badge, and work on other merit badges such as Camping and Cooking
Cost:  $100/participant

Click on the links to view campout information (you must be loged in to open these): Schedule of events, Climbing Presentation, Enchanted Rock State Park map

We will be staying in the “Sponsored Youth Group” campsite in the Northeast corner of the park.  The hike to the campsite is ~1.7 miles one way.  Since it is a primitive campsite, all participants will be required to hike in their water, food, shelter, & clothing.  All meals will be “backpacking meals” cooked over a “backpacking stove” which will meet requirement #7 of the Cooking merit badge.

I will need four (4) Scouts to volunteer to present/teach/train the following topics on Monday, 6 OCT, in anticipation of the campout.  The Scout presenting/teaching Climbing Equipment should have already earned the merit badge:

Climbing First Aid
Climbing Equipment
Climbing Types, Classifications & Hazards
Outdoor Code / Leave No Trace

Contact Mr. Patterson if you have question concerning this event.

Adult volunteers needed

Posted on Sep 21 2014 - 1:54pm

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.

Adult Training Opportunities:

Posted on Sep 14 2014 - 1:05pm

Wood Badge will be conducted at Sid Richardson the 2nd and 4th weekends in October.  Click here for full information. 

Wilderness First Aid and CPR will be conducted multiple times in 2015.  Open to Adults and Scouts 14 and older.  Click here for more information.

Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Leader-Specific Training   October 11, 2014 at White's Chapel.  Click here.

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

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.

Troop and Patrol Email List

Posted on Mar 9 2013 - 1:41pm

Most of our new families are now entered into the system, if you did not receive the login credentials please contact the Webmaster. Once you log into the site click on the Send Email link on the top left hand corner. This will display all of the mail list available.  Each Patrol has its own email list.  To see who is on the list click the link on the left titled Troop Roster. This will pull up a list of all Patrols, click on the Patrol name to see who is assigned to that Patrol.  The only people who can send to the patrol list are those assigned to the patrol. All troop members can send to the ....

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