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Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 993!

Boy Scout Troop 993 is part of the Sam Houston Area Council, Mustang District, in West Houston sponsored by Ashford United Methodist Church. Troop 993 is a boy-led troop that is mentored and supervised by adult volunteer leaders. Parents are a very integral part of our troop program. It is through their participation as ASMs and Troop Committee members that we can provide a safe, interesting and varied program. Boys ages 11 - 17 are invited to join our troop. We meet every Monday evening at 7:30 PM at the Scout building behind the Church located at 2201 S. Dairy Ashford Rd, between Westheimer & Whitington.

Regular Meeting - April 13th

Posted on Apr 12 2015 - 9:20pm

We have a regular meeting on Monday April 13th at 7:30pm.  THIS MEETING IS TROOP ELECTIONS - SO IF YOU ARE RUNNING FOR SCOUT LEADERSHIP COME PREPARED TO EXPLAIN WHY YOU!

The Camping Merit Badge class #3 begins at 6:45pm - so please be on time!

First Class emphasis starts at 7:00pm and will be led by John Henry and this week and focus on the square knot.

Camping Merit Badge

Posted on Apr 12 2015 - 9:20pm
First Class Scouts and above are eligible to attend a 4 session Camping Merit Badge Class with ASM Mr. Drake.   The next class #3 is on April 13th before the Regular meeting starting at 6:45pm.  
 
All interested scouts must attend the first meeting (even those with partials). After the 4 week classroom component, scouts must schedule time with Mr. Drake to review the remaining requirements. Scouts may complete requirements at campouts of their choice so long as it is reviewed with Mr. Drake before the campout.
 
All interested scouts sign up via the following link:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c49aea623a46-troop/.
 
Please print and start reviewing the attached Camping Merit Badge Worksheet.  If you have partial completion - please bring evidence of what you have completed.
 
 

Geocaching Event - April 15th

Posted on Apr 12 2015 - 9:20pm
The Geocaching event scheduled for 4/15.  All geocachers are invited to a fun evening at the Fuddruckers on Kirkwood near Westheimer.  Here is the link to the event page:
 
 
Visit geocaching.org<http://geocaching.org> and set up a free account - There are great videos to teach you all about this fun activity.

 

Andrew Hinojos Eagle Project - April 17th

Posted on Apr 12 2015 - 9:20pm
Andrew Hinojos Eagle Project will be on Friday April the 17 from 4:30-7:30  at Wesley Academy - attached to First United Methodist Church - 10570 Westpark Dr, Houston TX 77042 (at the corner of Westpark and Beltway 8).
 
His project is assembling shelving and organizing the science closet located on the second floor of the school. You do not need to bring anything but your help. Andrew will furnish drinks and pizza. Please call Andrew if you are able to help out at 713-391-5436 or email at hinojosandrew@yahoo.com
 
Due to the nature of this project i will require 1st class and above Scouts.

Any donation would be greatly appreciated. Checks should be made out to Troop 993 with Andrew Hinojos’s Eagle Project in the memo line. Checks can be turned in to Mr. Babasick at the Scout hut or mailed to the following address: 12018 Costa Del Rey Ct., Houston, TX 77041.

THANKS!

Troop 993 Scout Fair Booth - April 18th

Posted on Apr 12 2015 - 9:19pm

The annual Sam Houston Area Council Scout Fair is on April 18 from 8am (set up) - 3pm at NRG Arena.  See link for more information.  We will need scouts and adult leaders helping throughout the day.  There will be a sign up sheet for Scouts and Adults that can help at the meeting Monday April 13th.

http://www.samhoustonbsa.org/scout-fair

Troop 993 has reserved an outdoor space and plan to use our new BBQ Trailor to grill/cook something - details to follow.

We need adult volunteers and scouts to cover the entire day from set up starting at 8am - through manning the booth until 3pm.

If you have interest in leading or helping with this - please contact Mr. Brochu at kurtbrochu@gmail.com.

Summer Camp - Buffalo Trail Scout Ranch ("BTSR")

Posted on Apr 12 2015 - 9:19pm

Summer camp Adult Leaders - the deadline to get your BTSR Adult Application to Mr. Welsch is April 27th.  Please find and print the attached BTSR Adult Application Form and fill it out.  You need to take Facilitated YPT - see the other announcement - there is a class is at SHAC on April 22nd so please sign up if you have not already taken it (it takes about an hour).  Also - you need to have a copy of your BSA membership card, the Facilitate YPT card and finally you need to go to the website below - search your name on the TX DPS Sex Offenders website and print the page that says you are not one.  See attached samples of Mr. Welsch's BSA card, YPT card and Sex Offender print page.

https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/SexOffender/PublicSite/Application/Search/Caveats.aspx?SearchType=Name

Also attached is important information about BSTR.  If you have questions - please contact Glenn Welsch:  281-686-7921; glennwelsch@sbcglobal.net.

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