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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  

2015 Cross Timbers & Lakeview SPRING CAMPOREE, ' Game of Thrones' Meadowmere Park, Grapevine

Posted on Mar 27 2015 - 4:46pm

DATES: Friday thru Sunday April 10-12, 2015

LOCATION: Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere LN, Grapevine

COST: $20.00 per youth - $10.00 per adult

Older Scouts Events:  Cooking, Orienteering/Geocaching, Water Event, River Crossing, Battering Ram Carry

Younger Scouts Events  - Blind Man Tent Pitch, Archery, BB Guns, Tomahawk Throwing, A-Frame Lashing, 2-Liter Bottle Launcher

There will also be Troop Level Events as a whole involving Camp Wide Card Game, Camp Inspections, Camp Gadgets, Gateway Competitions and Patrol Flag Competitions.

Mr. Grice is the ASM in charge of this event, please contact him if you have any questions.

Adult Training Opportunities:

Posted on Mar 21 2015 - 10:21am

Wood Badge will be conducted in July and October, 2015, at Sid Richardson Scout Ranch (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: 

  • Saturday April 11, 2015, Time: 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Location: One Village Circle, Westlake, TX  76262 
  • Registration Form: click here
  • Flyer: click here

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS): April 17, 2015 (click here).

Climbing Tower Instructor Training: April 18, 2015 (click here).

Trainers EDGE: February 28, 2015 at the Longhorn Council office in Hurst (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!

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

Patrol Campout and New Scout Campout/ Lake Ray Roberts

Posted on Mar 21 2015 - 12:05am

When: Friday Mar. 27 Sunday Nov 29

Where: Lake Ray Roberts Johnson Branch State Park, cost $30 per person.   Sign up and pay on the Event Registration to the right.  Sign-up and pay deadline, 11:00 pm Monday March 23, 2015.

Schedule: First Formation at 6:00 pm (WCM), Returning approx. 1:00 pm Sunday.

Great weather for camping is forecasted for next weekend!

According to the Weather Channel, the weather next Saturday is SUNNY with supposedly a 0% chance of rain. High is a very nice 74 degF, and the low is 49 degF.

Campout Flyer

Personal equipment check list

This annual campout is IDEAL for:

WEBELOS crossovers

Posted on Mar 1 2015 - 10:57am

WEBELOS crossovers is scheduled at Camp Burnet for March 13th 7:00 pm. If you are a Webelos leader and would like to visit or join our Troop please send us an email at webelocrossover@troop928.org . One can join Troop 928 and attend WEBELOS Crossover afterwards, so please see the registration process found on the Troop 928 New Scout web page.  New Scouts are welcome to begin attending all Monday meetings even though they may not have their registration processed. 

Once our Committee Chairman and the Advancement Chair have processed the paperwork, Jon Graswich will send the New Scout families the website login information so they can register and pay for activities online.  New Scout details will begin appearing on the Troop Website approx. 5 - 10 days after paperwork is submitted.  Please direct any questions to Chuck Kramer, Committee Chairman and the Advancement Chair.  

The New Scout Campout will be held in conjunction with our Troop camp out March 27th - March 29th at Lake Ray Roberts.  New scouts are encouraged to attend this event since Tenderfoot requirements will be covered in detail.  Patrol Assignments: We will assign new Scouts to New Scout Patrols prior to the camp out.  Online registration and payment via PayPal will open in the next few weeks for registered New Scouts.  Parents are welcome to attend as well if they have current Youth Protetion Training. 

Summer Camp Hale Scout Reservation June 28th - July 4th

Posted on Feb 12 2015 - 8:26pm

Hale Scout Reservation is a 480 acre camp located in the beautiful Winding Stair Mountains in Southeastern Oklahoma. Nestled in the Ouachita National Forest Hale Scout Reservation provides scouts of all ages with rugged outdoor challenges and beautiful scenic views. Camp Hale offers a large selection of merit badges not usually found at summer camp, such as aviation, kayaking and snow sports. With two swimming pools and a lake every aquatic merit badge is offered. Scouts working on merit badges will have the opportunity to earn up to 6 of 55 merit badges offered during the week. For the new Scouts needing to get requirements for Tenderfoot, Second Class or First Class Camp Hale offers a program called Soaring to Eagle that can be selected in place of a merit badge class to help you reach that next rank.

Merit Badge Counselor Applications

Posted on Jan 10 2015 - 6:18pm

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 Doug Keady 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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