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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.

Den Chief Training - Saturday, July 26

Posted on Jul 18 2014 - 3:12pm

When: Saturday, July 26 @ 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: St. Monica's Catholic Church - Family Center (room TBD), 9933 Midway Road (at Walnut Hill), Dallas, TX 75220
Who: For Boy Scouts who have or will be very soon achieving first class. Boy Scouts who need POR. A Boy Scout who wants to enrich the lives of Cub Scouts and create lasting memories
Why: Boy Scouts who need POR. A Boy Scout who wants to enrich the lives of Cub Scouts and create lasting memories
Cost: $15 registration fee. This will include Den Chief book, snack, supplies for the Den Chief folder.

Attendees should bring:      

Important Updates about Philmont - 2014 (Updated 6/19/2014)

Posted on Jul 18 2014 - 3:05pm

Final Philmont prep meeting will be Sunday, July 13, at 6:30 pm for Trek group #2, and 7 pm for all trek groups, at the St.Rita pastoral lounge.

May 22, 2014

Wolf Creek Ski Trip 2015

Posted on Jul 18 2014 - 3:05pm

Let’s ride – join us for our 9th annual Wolf Creek Ski Trip:  January 16 – January 20, 2015.  The best snows of Colorado.  Wolf Creek is a little known hide-away resort without the traffic of Crested Butte, Vail, or Breckenridge.   No condos on the slopes.   No 20 minute waits to get on a lift and the best snows of Colorado.  Without a doubt. 

Summer Data Cleanup

Posted on Jul 18 2014 - 3:05pm

During the slower summer months, please take a moment to update your profile information on this website.  We want to make sure that we have the most current contact information for all scouts and parents.  

New Contact for Medical Forms

Posted on Jul 18 2014 - 3:04pm
Going forward, Bob Reis will be managing health forms for the Troop.  Karla Steinberg has done a great job supporting the Troop in this important role and is handling the football to Bob.  

Troop 838 Summer 2014 Merit Badge Program - Meeting Saturday Morning

Posted on Jul 18 2014 - 3:04pm

The Summer Merit Badge program will meet in the St. Rita Pastoral Center in the upstairs conference room this Saturday. With the construction ongoing, the Scouts will enter on the south side of that building, the Jesuit side, and take the interior stairs to the second floor.

As a reminder, as part of the program, Scouts will have an opportunity to work on TFC requirements, over 10 Eagle-required merit badges, 3 additional merit badges and The NOVA Award.