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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.

Last Campout of the Season - April 25-27, 2014

Posted on Apr 24 2014 - 8:39pm

According to IMDB, Scouts vs. Zombies is in pre-production without a scheduled release date.  (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1727776/).  Troop 838 knows better!  Join your fellow scouts on April 25-27 as we combine our super sharp scout skills (say that four times fast) in an attempt to prepare for a possible zombie apocalypse.  Do your duty to help others...make sure that you are ready to lend a helpful hand.

Next Troop Meeting - May 4, 2014

Posted on Apr 24 2014 - 8:38pm

The next Troop meeting is May 4, 2014.  At this meeting, we will elect a new Greenbar.

The current Greenbar will meet at 5:45pm for a meeting and Court of Honor prep.

Eagle Court of Honor - May 17; 2pm

Posted on Apr 24 2014 - 8:38pm

Mark you calendar now...the Troop will recognize our newest Eagles on May 17th at 2pm in Sweeney Hall.

At this ceremony, the Troop will recognize Mark Wilson, Cole Dorsey and William Bartush as new Eagle Scouts.

More information will follow in the upcoming EBlasts.

Catholic Boy Scout and Venturing Crew Retreat 2014

Posted on Apr 24 2014 - 8:36pm

The Diocese of Dallas Catholic Committee on Scouting invites Boy Scouts and Venture Crew members to a Catholic Boy Scout Retreat

Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (Adult Training) - April 25-27

Posted on Apr 24 2014 - 8:36pm
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, Advisors and parents taking Boy Scouts camping.  This is the second part of Leader Specific Training-SM/Assistant SM.  It is an adult leader course that uses the Patrol Method to teach the same outdoor skills taught to the Scouts as they progress from Tenderfoot to First Class.  This course involves a weekend of camping with the Patrols established during the Leader Specific Training-SM/Assistant SM.
Dates: April 25-27

Oak Lead Leadership Training - May 10-11, Camp James Ray

Posted on Apr 24 2014 - 8:36pm
Oakleaf Training
Sat 2014-May-10 at 8:00am
Location: Camp James Ray
Cost: $25.00 USD