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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.

Labor Day - Sept. 1 - No Meeting

Posted on Aug 26 2014 - 9:05pm

Have a fun Labor Day!

Regular Troop Meeting - Sept. 8

Posted on Aug 26 2014 - 9:05pm

Regular Troop Meeting is scheduled for September 8th.  Swimming Merit Badge class starts at 6pm.  First Class Emphasis will start at 7:00pm and the regular meeting at 7:30pm.  

All Patrols will plan and work on activities for the Open House (see Open House Announcement).

Flag:  Stealth Hawks

Committee Meeting - September 8

Posted on Aug 26 2014 - 9:05pm

There will be a Troop 993 Committee Meeting on Monday, September 8 starting at 7:30pm. 

This will be the first Committee Meeting since Disa Lyon retires - so we are looking for adult leaders to step up to the Committee Chair and Recording Secretary postions.  All adults are welcome to the Committee Meeting - a great way to learn more about how the Troop works.

We are looking for some of the newer scout parents to start stepping up!

Swimming Merit Badge

Posted on Aug 26 2014 - 9:04pm

Do you have the Swimming Merit Badge?  Have you completed the swimming requirements for 2nd or 1st class?  If not - then here is an opportunity for you!

On Monday, September 8, come the the Scout Hut from 6 - 7:30pm to complete the Swimming Merit Badge Class Work - taught by Merit Badge counselor Mr. Keheay.  Please download the worksheet attached and complete Section 1 and review the other swiming requirements before this meeting.

On Sunday, September 14, come to the South Briar Pool - 1708 Crystal Hills - Houston 77077 - from 5 - 7:30 pm.  Wear you swim suite and bring goggles and towel. 

Get your Merit Badge Blue Card signed on or before Monday September 8.  Please contact Mr. Culligan at mike.t.culligan@cop.com if you plan to attend these classes.

Troop 993 Open House

Posted on Aug 26 2014 - 9:04pm

Troop 993's Open House is scheduled for Monday, September 22 starting at 7:30pm.  This is our first event to recruit new members - especially Webelos II Dens from our area.  PLEASE HELP GET THE WORD OUT.  Those working on First Class - this is your chance to recruit a new member to satisfy requirement 10.  

During the Open House - each Patrol is responsible for an activity:

Pheonix:  Low ropes course

Spartans:  Fire building

Griffin:  Blind folded maze

Stealth Hawks:  Dutch Oven Pizza

During the upcoming Regular meetings, Patrols will be working on preparing for this event.

Webelos Campout - Camp Mauritz - October 17-19

Posted on Aug 26 2014 - 9:04pm

WHERE: Camp Mauritz located north of Ganado on CR 256 Ganado, TX

WHEN: Friday evening October 17, 2014 through Sunday afternoon, October 19, 2014

MEET: Friday evening at 5:00 p.m. sharp in the Ashford United Methodist Church parking lot. 

Webelos scouts and their parents/leaders will join us Saturday morning at Camp Mauritz.

COST: $30.00/scout and $20.00/adult

PRIMARY ACTIVITIES:

Camping, introducing Boy Scouts and Troop 993 to others, cooking, games, campfires, campfire stories, scout skills, troop and patrol spirit and fun.

SCOUT REQUIREMENTS:

Open to all scouts.

In order to attend this trip, scout must have:

Class A uniform, 2 liters of water, hiking boots that cover the ankle, hiking socks, insect repellant, sunscreen, rain gear, personal first aid kit, sleeping bag, ground mat, Boy Scout handbook.  See Troop website for list of other scout personal gear.

PERMISSION SLIP DEADLINE:  Monday, October 6, 2014.

Attached please find attachments with campout inforamtion for both Scouts and Webelos - and Permission Slips for both Scouts and Webelos.

Outing Coordinator:

Tom Stark tstark@napllp.com H 281-497-2686, or C 713-444-1294

 Additional Notes:

This is your chance for Webelos scouts learn about the great things that Troop 993 does and the fun we have!

Please reach out and invite any potential Webelos to join us!

 All adults of Troop 993 scouts attending will need to complete and turn in both Youth Protection Training (http://shac.org/Home/Training/YouthProtectionTrainin/ ) and a Class 1 Health Form before the permission slip deadline.

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