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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  

Canoeing Campout, September 11 - 13 2015, Lower Mountain Fork River; Broken Bow, OK

Posted on Aug 29 2015 - 11:40am

Click here to find the event plan Mr. Patterson sent out. 

Who: Scouts of Troop 928 (limited to 60 participants)
What: Canoeing / Kayaking campout
When:  September 11 - 13, 2015
Where: Lower Mountain Fork River; Broken Bow, OK
Why: To HAVE FUN and earn the Canoeing (new Scouts) or Kayaking (older Scouts who have earned Canoeing) MB
Cost: $55/person
Requirements: ALL participants must have updated health forms on file with the Troop (Parts A&B) AND must have passed the BSA swim test within the past year.
All adult participants must complete three online training courses (within the past two years): Youth Protection (YPT), Safety Afloat & Safe Swim Defense; optional online training course: Hazardous Weather

For those who participated last time, we are heading back to Broken Bow, OK to float the Lower Mountain Fork river. There will be a couple changes from the last trip:

Links to the campout information can be found at Mr. Patterson's Corner  You must be logged into to view this information.

Adult Training Opportunities:

Posted on Aug 8 2015 - 12:23am

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

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.

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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