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.

BSA aquatics class: 4/20 - 9:00 am to noon

Posted on Apr 19 2019 - 5:04pm
Troop 838 hosts another BSA aquatics class:
When :      Saturday, April 20

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

Posted on Apr 18 2019 - 2:56pm
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:  


Canoeing Campout 4/26 - 4/28

Posted on Apr 18 2019 - 2:55pm
Apr 26 2019 - 5:00pm
Apr 28 2019 - 2:00pm
Brazos River

The Troop will canoe down the Brazos River and sleep on the banks. We will stay Friday night at the Rochelle Ranch and launch on Saturday morning. We will then canoe down the Brazos River for nine miles and camp out on the huge sandbar.

New Eagle Court of Honor date - 4/28/19

Posted on Apr 18 2019 - 2:54pm
New Eagle Court of Honor date:
Troop 838 will hold the spring Eagle Court of Honor on Sunday April 28 at 1:30 pm in St Rita’s dining hall.

New Requirement for Parents and Scouts - Youth Protection and Cyber Chip

Posted on Apr 18 2019 - 2:54pm

Youth Protection
The Boy Scouts of America have expanded their Youth Protection requirements. Parents need to review the Youth Protection pamphlet found in the Scout Handbook with your Scout. The review of the pamphlet with your child is a requirement for them in the ranks of Scout and Star.

New Youth Protection Training Requirements

Posted on Apr 18 2019 - 2:53pm

As you may know, BSA changed its Youth Protection Training (YPT) program and introduced a new on-line training that is compliant with all state laws.