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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.

Court of Honor - Sunday, December 14 at 7pm

Posted on Nov 20 2014 - 3:29pm

Save the date - the Troop's court of honor will be held on Sunday, December 14th at 7 pm in Sweeney Hall.  The greenbar had been working hard to prepare and once again it is shaping up to be an entertaining celebration of the scouts' achievements.  All are welcome to attend.

Eagle Court of Honor - December 14, 2014 at 2pm

Posted on Nov 20 2014 - 3:28pm

Troop 838 will recognize five of our scouts who have recently achieved the rank of Eagle at the December Eagle Court of Honor. This will be held on Sunday December 14 from 2-3 pm in Sweeney Hall. ALL scouts and their families are encouraged to come participate in this celebration. The scouts we will recognize are: Dominic Cischke, Thomas Finley, Alexander Koshakji. Dylan Reilly and David White. There will be a reception following the ceremony.  Scouts should wear their Class A uniforms.

Rechartering - Forms due December 15, 2014

Posted on Nov 20 2014 - 3:28pm

Its re-charter time for our troop – that time when we update our roster with the National Office of BSA and register all active boy scouts and adult leaders.  Please complete the attached form and give it with your payment to Mr. Doyle at the next Troop meeting or mail the documents to Mr. McGowan by December 15, 2014.

Honor Wood Badge Recipient, Dan McAuliffe, Sunday, November 30

Posted on Nov 18 2014 - 8:53am

At the troop meeting on Nov. 30, we will have the special honor of hosting a Wood Badge award ceremony, featuring our own Dan McAuliffe.  Wood Badge is a robust BSA adult-training course, which requires a great deal of dedication and work to achieve.  The ceremony will take place at the beginning of the regular troop meeting - all are welcome to attend and applaud our Wood Badge volunteers!

Medical Form Update Request

Posted on Nov 17 2014 - 10:27am
If you are planning to attend Winter Camp, please make sure that Mr. Reis has your up to date BSA Medical Forms parts A, B, and C.  Part C requires a physical exam which can be completed at a doctor's office or a standalone care center.  If in doubt about a scouts current status, please contact Bob Reis at breis972@sbcglobal.net. 


Scout Uniform Swap

Posted on Nov 17 2014 - 10:26am

As the semester wraps up, it is time to open up our Scout Uniform Swap again.  Please bring in any clean and lightly worn uniforms that no longer fit you.  We will collect these uniforms at the next several meetings and make them available to the Troop in January.