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. 




May 21, 2019 = Weekly Troop Meeting

Posted on May 17 2019 - 5:51am

Troop Meeting 7-8pm.

Activity: Patrol time after PLC.  Tenderfoot 6(c) for first years; we need older scouts to help.

First Year Scouts: At the meeting, you will be working on Tenderfoot 6c.  You can take off your Boy Scout Field shirt (Class A) for the exercises, so please wear a troop t-shirt underneath the scout shirt. 

Nuclear Dragon Patrol on Setup, flag and cleanup duty (arrive by 6:45pm to set up and get the flags ready; don't leave until everything is packed away).

Sister Troop 844 Raising Funds with Brisket Sale

Posted on Apr 29 2019 - 3:34pm

Newly formed Troop 844, the girl's troop for Coppell, is working to raise funds for equipment through a brisket sale.  We are very excited to welcome this troop to the Coppell BSA neighborhood and would like to make everyone aware of this effort.

May 28, 2019 = Weekly Troop Meeting

Posted on Apr 15 2019 - 9:21pm

Troop Meeting 7-8pm.

Activity: Summer Camp Prep.

Activity Uniform (Class B) has started with the Summer Break.  This consists of a scouting t-shirt (preferably a Troop 842 t-shirt), scout shorts and closed-toed shoes.  If you have a Scoutmaster Conference or Board of Review, then you must wear the Field Uniform (Class A), including tan Boy Scout shirt and neckerchief; and wear a Troop 842 t-shirt underneath so that when you are not in the SMC/BOR, you can take off the tan shirt to participate in the activities.

First Year Scouts: If you need to work on Tenderfoot 6a or 6c, see your Troop Guide.

Nuclear Dragon Patrol on Setup, flag and cleanup duty (arrive by 6:45pm to set up and get the flags ready; don't leave until everything is packed away).

Service Hours Opportunity - Car Wash MOVED TO Saturday April 20, 2019

Posted on Apr 11 2019 - 5:51pm

Life Scout Tanay Pradhan is holding a car wash to raise funds for his Eagle Project, and he needs your help.


T842 Apparel

Posted on Mar 17 2019 - 9:43am

Summer camp is right around the corner!  Perhaps your scout has outgrown his shirt or just needs an extra layer for campouts.  All of the Troop 842 apparel has been restocked so please see Candace Ifflander at any troop meeting.  If it’s easier, you may order apparel through  apparel@troop842.com .  We have all sizes (Youth Large and Extra Large, Adult Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large and limited 2X and 3X) of Class B dry-wick t-shirts, hooded pull-over sweatshirts and zipper-front hooded sweatshirts.

Advancement Desk Time Changes

Posted on Jan 5 2019 - 9:53pm

In order to allow Scouts to focus on troop activities, the Advancement Desk will be open from 6:30 PM and propmpty closing at 7 PM before each regular troop meeting.  If you need to drop off blue cards, have questions about advancement, etc., please plan on arriving early to tackle this.

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