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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. 

 

 

 

April 16, 2019 = Weekly Troop Meeting

Posted on Apr 15 2019 - 9:24pm

Troop Meeting 7-8pm.

Activity: EDGE Teaching Stations

First Year Scouts: If you did not complete Tenderfoot 6a last week, please wear a troop t-shirt underneath the scout shirt, and see your Troop Guide about completing the requirement at this week’s meeting. 

Viking 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).

April 23, 2019 = Weekly Troop Meeting

Posted on Apr 15 2019 - 9:24pm

Troop Meeting 7-8pm.

Activity: Lashings & Chariot Races

First Year Scouts: If you have not completed Tenderfoot 6a, please wear a troop t-shirt underneath the scout shirt, and see your Troop Guide about completing the requirement at this week’s meeting. 

Patrol 3 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).

April 30, 2019 = Weekly Troop Meeting

Posted on Apr 15 2019 - 9:23pm

Troop Meeting 7-8pm.

Activity: Meal Planning and a game

Battle Toad 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).

Deadline to submit Advancements for presentation at the next Court of Honor: At the end of tonight’s meeting. 

May 7, 2019 = Weekly Troop Meeting at Life Safety Park

Posted on Apr 15 2019 - 9:22pm

Troop Meeting 7-8pm.

Activity: CPR Demonstration at Life Safety Park

Parents attending Summer Camp: Meeting at Life Safety Park

Required attendance for parents of Scouts attending summer camp at Dobbins, including packing requirements, medical forms and other information.

 

Parents who do not need to attend the Summer Camp Meeting are requested to help supervise scouts in the CPR demonstration room.

Flying Squirrel 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).

May 14 - COURT OF HONOR

Posted on Apr 15 2019 - 9:22pm

Court of Honor 7-8pm in the Sanctuary

The Court of Honor is our quarterly meeting/ceremony, at which all ranks, merit badges and other awards earned over the past three months are presented to the scouts.  Families are welcome and strongly encouraged to attend.

All scouts must wear complete Class A uniform consisting of Class A shirt, BSA pants, neckerchief, BSA socks, belt and merit badge sash.

Thunder Dragon Patrol and all scouts in a leadership position need to arrive by 6pm to help set up and rehearse.  Also, on duty for cleanup after refreshments – do not leave before checking with SPL.

Refreshments after the Court of Honor, in Wesley Hall.

For the reception refreshments, we ask each Scout family to contribute the following:

Last name beginning with A-K bag of Popcorn, Cheezits, Mini Pretzels, Goldfish, Chex cereal, Mini Marshmallows, plain M&M's, etc.  We are going to use these items to make a trail mix.  NO PEANUTS!

Last name beginning with L-Z 6-pack of your favorite soft drinks or water.  Individual serve bottles, please, not liter bottles

Scribe = all scribes on duty.  Must transcribe attendance and turn in form before going home.

There are no Scoutmaster Conferences, Boards of Review, nor Eagle Project Reviews this week because of the Court of Honor.

May 21, 2019 = Weekly Troop Meeting

Posted on Apr 15 2019 - 9:21pm

Troop Meeting 7-8pm.

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

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