(updated 10/24/20)

Troop Meeting - Tue, Oct 27, 7:00p-7:45p, via Zoom.  Access code will be sent in the Troop News.

Troop Meeting - Tue, Nov 3, 7:00p-7:45p, via Zoom. 

Troop Committee Meeting - Thu, Nov 5, 6:00p-7:00p.

Patrol Campouts - Fri-Sun, Nov 6-8.  Multiple locations.  Each patrol will select its location and activities.

Troop Meeting - Tue, Nov 10, 7:00p-7:45p, via Zoom. 

Troop Meeting - Tue, Nov 17, 7:00p-7:45p, via Zoom. 

Troop Campout - Fri-Sun, Dec 4-6.  The campout will be held at Yellow Creek Ranch, which is near Cat Spring, west of Houston.



The troop has not been having in-person Courts of Honor due to Covid rules.  Instead, the troop has been presenting awards at drive-by events.


Merit Badge News

Counselors Wanted: If you are interested in being a Counselor for any of the Merit Badges, please contact Merit Badge Coordinator Tevia McLaren via email or stop by the sign-up table on a Tuesday evening.

Did you know the Troop has a recommended sequence for Scouts to take merit badge courses? Take a look the Troop Handbook on the Troop website, to see what history has taught us about age-appropriate merit badges.


Advancement -- Special Instructions
Our Advancement Chair has provided the following for guidance during 2020:
    Instructions for Scouts
    How to complete a Blue Card
    Instructions for Adult Leaders
To request a Board of Review, contact Mrs Ranae Scheibner at troop55bofr@gmail.com.

Dues for 2020-21
Dues for the current school year are $175 for one scout and $125 for additional scouts from the same family.  An extra $40 donation is requested if the parent is a registered troop leader.  Payment is done online and instructions will be in the Troop News and at this link.

Advancement reports
Troop 55 uses the "Scoutbook" software system for tracking advancement, addresses, camping nights and other info.  Each scout and his parents can access the Scoutbook system to view that scout's advancement report.  If you need guidance to access Scoutbook, please contact Karen Coveler, our Advancement Chair, at advancement@troop55.org.


first class trail

FCT Advancement Sessions



Youth Training:
NYLT, Nov 21-23 AND Nov 27-29  ►   Link NYLT, Dec 26-31  ►   Link

Adult Training:
Fast Start, online course   ►   Link
This is Scouting, online   ►   Link
Youth Protection, online   ►   Link