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 - 1/26 and 2/9

Posted on Jan 23 2019 - 11:12am

Den Chief Training Spring 2019 #1

Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

@St. Rita's Catholic Church Family Center   Dallas, TX

Hungry Games Campout - 2/22 - 2/24, 2019

Posted on Jan 23 2019 - 11:12am
Come join the Troop for a competition filled weekend with Team Ultimate Tag, Cooking Contest and Glow in the Dark Fat Bat. This will not be one to miss!

National Youth Leader Training dates for 2019

Posted on Jan 23 2019 - 11:12am
National Youth Leader Dates have been posted for 2019:
  • Session 1, March 10-15
  • Session 2, March 11-16
  • Session 3, July 15 - 20
  • Session 4, July 22 - 27
  • Session 5, July 23 - 28
  • Session 6, December 26 - 31

Course cost is $240 per participant and $80 per staff member.

Oak Leaf Training 4/20 - 4/21, 2019

Posted on Jan 23 2019 - 11:10am
OAK LEAF TRAINING - April 20 - 21, 2019       
Oak Leaf Training is for any young scout who has earned their 1st Class rank. This training will help you understand the patrol method and ensure scout skills for success. As the first leadership training course for a scout, it is a pre-requisite for National Youth Leadership Training which teaches leadership and team building skills to be a successful Patrol Leader. 
Taught by older Scouts, attendees will learn through doing tasks in the EDGE method and learn the stages of group development.
Check In: 7:30 am Saturday 4/20
Graduation: 10:30 am Sunday 4/21
Check Out: 11:30 am Sunday 4/21
Fee: $35.00 per scout
Register on Circle Ten CampMaster
More information and code of conduct can be found here:  



Posted on Jan 23 2019 - 11:09am

This trip is schedule Monday June 8th and ends on Sat. June 20th 2020 - those are Philmonts check in and check out time add travel before and after.


Posted on Jan 23 2019 - 11:09am
Plan to join Troop 838 for Summer Camp June 16 - 22!  This year we will head to Camp Rockefeller in North Central Arkansas.