Welcome to Troop 842!!

We are Boy Scouts of America Troop 842 in Coppell, Texas, chartered by the First United Methodist Church in Coppell.

We meet on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm at 420 South Heartz Road in Coppell.  You are welcome to visit and learn more about us.

Our Scoutmaster can be contacted at scoutmaster@troop842.com

Once members are logged-in, they will see details related to Troop announcements and upcoming events.  Any questions about this website can be sent to:  communications@troop842.com. 




Scouting Sculpture Dedication at Biodiversity Center

Posted on Oct 4 2019 - 5:51am

The Friends of Coppell Nature Park have joined with the Coppell Arts Council and City of Coppell in development of a 6-foot sculpture to be placed at the Park on behalf of Scouting. 

Coppell artist Pascal Pryor was selected to create the sculpture which will be dedicated on October 5th.

Winter Camp SignUp Now Online

Posted on Oct 2 2019 - 2:09pm

Registration for Winter Camp is now available in the troop calendar for December 27-31.  If you are interested in Winter Camp, please register ASAP so that we can get an accurate headcount and submit Merit Badge requests on November 1.  (Be sure to not the merit badges you are interested in in the notes when you register.  A list of merit badges that are expected to be offered are found below.)

Congratulations to our newest EAGLE SCOUTS!

Posted on Sep 22 2019 - 2:06pm

Congratulations to Troop 842’s newest Eagle Scouts: Rishabh Ruikar, Rithvik Gunda, Jay Thompson, Tanay Pradhan, and Liam Hubbard! 


We are so proud of them! 

Service Hour Opportunity This Weekend

Posted on Sep 18 2019 - 12:29pm

If you aren't going to the campout this weekend, we have a fun Service Hours opportunity at the YMCA this Friday and Saturday night from 6:45 PM to 9 PM.  This event will be a celebration of Didanya and will involve quite a bit of music and dancing.  Sign up at the links below and come to the event in your Class A uniform:

Service Hours Opportunity – Andrusha Parilov Harden’s Eagle Project 9/14/19

Posted on Sep 2 2019 - 12:11pm

Life Scout Andrusha Parilov Harden is working on an Eagle Project, and he needs your help.

When:.  Saturday September 14, 10 AM to 12 PM.

Swampbase Update

Posted on Aug 26 2019 - 6:25pm

Pricing has been posted for the October Swampbase campout (Oct 11 - 14).  We will take advantage of the long weekend to travel to Lafayette, LA. Saturday we will paddle the Atchafalaya Swamp where we expect to see all kinds of unique wildlife. On Sunday, we will visit the Tabasco Factory on Avery Island and have the opportunity for Scouts to enjoy airboat rides.  (Scouts will need to bring additional funds to cover airboat rides.)  Sunday evening, we will host a cajun supper for the troop and return home on Monday.

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