(updated 7/27/21)

Adult Leader Planning Conference - Fri-Sat, Aug 20-21, at River Oaks Garden Club, Westheimer at Kirby
(date changed from Aug 27-28)
Fee: $25, pay at door, but need to register
    in advance at Link.

SJD Rally Day - Sun, Aug 29, 11:15a, outside at SJD.  Church service at 10:00a.

Troop Meeting - Tue, Aug 31, 7:00p, Scout Room. 

Troop Committee Meeting - Thu, Sep 2.

Troop Meeting - Tue, Sep 7, 7:00p, Scout Room.  Games and FCT at 6:30p.

Troop Meeting - Tue, Sep 14, 7:00p, Scout Room.  Games and FCT at 6:30p.

Troop Meeting - Tue, Sep 21, 7:00p, Scout Room.  Games and FCT at 6:30p.

Court of Honor - Tue, Sep 28.


**********  Summer camps  **********

Troop 55 is sponsoring the following adventures for Summer 2021:

June 8 Philmont Scout Ranch, NM
June 27 Camp Yawgoog, RI
July 3 Backpacking, Chimayo, NM
July 4 Worth Ranch, TX
July 10 Bechler Canyon, Yellowstone, WY
Aug 6 Camp Emerald Bay, CA



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.


New warehouse location
The troop has moved its equipment to a new warehouse.  The location is on Loop 610 in the southeast part of Houston.  The address is 5936 South Loop, on the east-bound service road.  The location is east of Hwy 288 and before Mykawa.

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.

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

Info available at http://www.troop55htx.com.



Youth Training:
NYLT, Jun 6-11 & 13-18   ►   Link

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