(updated 2/28/21)

Troop Meeting - Tue, Mar 2, 7:00p-7:45p, via Zoom.  Access code will be sent in the Troop News.

Troop Committee Meeting - Thu, Mar 4, 6:00p-7:00p, via Zoom.

Court of Honor - Tue, Mar 9, 7:00p-7:30p.  This is a drive-by event.  No Troop Meeting this night.

(No Troop Meeting on Tue, Mar 16 - Spring Break)

Troop Meeting - Tue, Mar 23, 7:00p-7:45p, via Zoom. 

Troop Campout - Fri-Sun, Mar 26-28.  The campout will be held at Double Lake Campgrounds, near Coldspring..

Troop Meeting - Tue, Mar 30, 7:00p-7:45p, via Zoom. 

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events

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.

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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.

 

Summer camps for 2021
You can download a presentation about summer camps sponsored by T-55 for 2021 at this link.  This contains the info presented at the summer camp meeting on Jan 31.
Registration for camp now open at this Link.

Dues for 2021
Dues for Jan-Aug 2021 for new scouts joining Troop 55 are $122 and can be paid at this link.  New scouts also need to complete an application and other documents (click the "Joining Info & Forms" tab on the left).
Scouts who failed to pay their dues in Oct-Nov can pay via this link.

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.

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first class trail

FCT Advancement Sessions

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

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training

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