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2018 October Campout - Big Bend

Posted by tmcsimov on Aug 16 2018 - 9:31pm

 

The October campout theme will be hiking and exploring Big Bend National Park.  This trip will have a flexible agenda.  They will need to decide if they want to go to see a sunrise or sunset and what they want to see during the day as a group based on the car they are traveling in.  There is a lot to do in Big Bend and distances are great.  

Backpacking Option for High School Scouts.  An option for this trip is the backpacking option.  We will give adults and Scouts that have graduated 8th grade and older the option to backpack the South Rim trail on Sunday and Monday.  This is one of the most majestic hikes in Texas and is on anyone’s list of the top 5 trails in Texas.  It is a hike on lists such as the list of the best 100 miles of trails in the national parks.  In other words, this is a tough hike with a great reward of scenery that is unique.  See the campout flyer for more details and some of the expected scenes you may encounter.

Campout flyer view/print 

Registration is open - sign up here.

 

September Campout - Water Skiing/Tubing

Posted by tmcsimov on Aug 16 2018 - 9:30pm

 

The September campout theme will be water skilling.  Scouts wishing to earn the Water Sports merit badge will work on the requirements for that water skiing. Depending upon participation, those Scouts may also have the chance to go tubing. We will have some TTFC activities for our younger scouts when they are not skiing or tubing. Our goal will be to get the Scouts wanting to do the merit badge completed on all skiing performance requirements..

Our former Committee Chair, John Carney, who lives out at Possum Kingdom Lake has graciously offered to cook dinner for the Troop on Saturday night.

Thanks to Mr. Carney, Mr. Joiner, Mr. Burdette, Mr. Reining, and Mr. Shull for bringing their boats for this campout.  If any other adults have a boat they can bring to the campout, please contact Mr. Wille.

Camp flyer view print

Registration is open - sign up here.

 

2018 Troop 1776 Fall Kickoff Picnic, Sunday August 19, 5 pm

Posted by cstewart on Aug 7 2018 - 12:24am

August is just around the corner and we are excited to start the 2018-2019 year for Troop 1776!! Let's kick off the year with a great picnic!  

We will have our Troop kickoff picnic Sunday August 19th at 5:00PM.  We'll meet at Breckenridge Park, at the South Pavilion.

We would love for everyone to come and have a good time! 

The troop will supply hamburgers, and hot dogs, and buns.  We need volunteers to bring side items, desserts, and any other food you'd like to share with the troop.  

Please RSVP on the Sign-up Genius link below and signup for an item if you can.

RSVP Here!

Date: 08/19/2018 (Sun.)

Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm CDT

Location: Breckinridge Park Pavilion , Entrance C

 

 

Congratulations to our new Eagle Scouts: Nathan B and Andrew G!

Posted by tmcsimov on Jul 26 2018 - 7:39am
Nathan BAndrew G

The troop would like to congratulate our newest Eagle scouts, Nathan B and Andrew G!

Nathan's Eagle project was to renovate Woodcreek church's storage area by removing some walls and adding new shelving.

Andrew painted hopscotch, four square, and several other decorations to the basketball court at Hickey elementary.

Congratulations!

Live updates from Summer Camp

Posted by cstewart on Jun 18 2018 - 9:52pm

Did you know the troop has twitter and Facebook? 

Check out our social media pages via our Updates Page, or on twitter or facebook!

Yellowstone Trek at 2019 Summer Camp

Posted by cstewart on Jun 4 2018 - 10:56pm

 

The Troop needs all Scouts (currently in 7th grade or older) and adults interested in going on the Yellowstone Trek during 2019 Summer Camp to sign up now for that trip.  The number of people who sign up will determine how many treks we reserve.  Please get signed up in the next few weeks on this as we will be making the early registration on June 1st. There is no deposit at this time. 

The Yellowstone Trek will occur during the 2019 Summer Camp in the second week of July 2019.

This registration is only required for those eligible and interested in the Yellowstone Trek, the standard registration for Summer Camp will be opened up later in the year.

Register here.

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