Welcome to Troop 838's web site!

Welcome to Troop 838's web site!  If you are not a member of this troop and want information about Troop 838, click on "About Us" in the left margin.  If you want us to contact you, please click on "Contact Us".

We maintain our newsletter, calendar and related files on this site. An automatic summary of changes will be emailed out every 1 or 2 weeks (based on new items) to keep you posted about new or changing activities.  For youth protection reasons, you must be issued a password to access any detailed information about our activities. Click "Getting Started" on the left Menu bar to see a short description of many features on this site.

Summer Camp 2015

Posted on Jul 2 2015 - 10:03pm

Update: 7/2/15
Summer camp is winding down. We load the bus tomorrow and will return to Dallas around noon on Saturday. When the bus gets closer and the arrival time can be more precisely predicted, we will send out an update.

Troop 838 - Summer Merit Badge Program

Posted on Jul 2 2015 - 10:00pm

2015 Summer Merit Badge Program

The next Summer Merit Badge session is July 11.

This basic program is FREE, but there are fees associated with some third party facilities’ costs and non BSA Instructors. The Kayaking/Whitewater fees may be paid by check (payable to Troop 838) or cash and must be paid in advance to be registered. All other fees MUST be paid in cash at time of participation. 

National Jamboree - 2017

Posted on Jul 2 2015 - 9:59pm

It is never too early to plan for the next National Jamboree.  Make plans today to participate in this great gathering of Scouts from across the nation and world.

Kayaking and Whitewater Merit Badge Opportunities - UPDATED INFORMATION

Posted on Jul 2 2015 - 9:59pm

Complete the Kayaking and Whitewater Merit Badges And Kayaking BSA Patch With One Day On The Water
June 6th, July 11th, August 1st, or September 5th

Summer Camp Medical Forms

Posted on Jun 18 2015 - 10:11pm

The BSA and State of Colorado require current medical forms for all Scouts and Adults who are attending summer camp.  Please make sure that your forms are current and complete.

Den Chiefs

Posted on May 28 2015 - 8:46am

If you are a current Den Chief, please send Mr. Hemphill an email or text confirming your participation in this program for the fall semester at mhemphill1945@gmail.com or 202-744-1031.  If you prefer text communications, please provide your and your parent’s preferred  texting telephone number(s).