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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 - March 23rd

Posted on Mar 22 2015 - 2:00pm

Hope you had a great Spring Break.  There will be a Regular Meeting Monday, March 23rd  from 7:30 - 8:30.  First Class Emphasis starts at 7:00 - will be working on Scout badge requirements #4 & 5.

Camping Merit Badge - 1st meeting starts at 6:45.  See announcement for details and signup link.

Mid-Adventure will have a short meeting for those going to Cima.   All scouts going to Cima - bring your permission slip and money!

See other announcements - lots of paperwork due this meeting (Cima Campout, Summer Camp Payments, etc.).

Flag:  Stealth Hawks

Camping Merit Badge

Posted on Mar 22 2015 - 1:58pm
First Class Scouts and above are eligible to attend a 4 session Camping Merit Badge Class with ASM Mr. Drake starting March 23rd at 6:45pm and every Monday thereafter for the following 3 weeks.
 
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.
 
 

Troop 993 Committee Meeting - March 23rd

Posted on Mar 22 2015 - 1:58pm

The Troop 993 Committee will meet Monday March 23rd from 7:30 - 8:30 - please join us if you can!

March Campout - El Rancho Cima

Posted on Mar 22 2015 - 1:57pm

The March Troop campout is March 27 - 29 at El Rancho Cima (Horse Shoe Bend) Fischer, TX (170 miles west of Houston)

Please meet at AUMC 5:30 PM Friday, April 27th (LEAVING 6:30 PM).  Estimated Return Time 2:30 PM Sunday, April 29th

ATTACHED PLEASE FIND THE ANNOUNCEMENT AND PERMISSION FORM.  Cost is $45 per Scout.

Please bring your check or scout account form plus your permission form to the meeting on Monday March 23rd!!

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

Posted on Mar 22 2015 - 1:57pm

Summer camp for Troop 993 is July 12 to July 18 at BTSR.  Please see the attached letter from Mr. Welsch detailing who is going to what camps and how much is owed.  Several scouts still owe the first payment.

The 2nd payment for summer camp is DUE March 30.  There has been a price reduction, and here are the new fees.

  • Base camp =                        $160.00
  • Outback (Hiking) =             $225.00
  • Cavalry =                              $172.50

Please deliver your second payment to me or the troop treasurer, Paul Babasick, whenever you can.

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

 

Geocaching Event - April 1st

Posted on Mar 22 2015 - 1:55pm
 
All geocachers are invited to a fun evening of Geocaching on April 1 at 7pm at the Fuddruckers on Kirkwood near Westheimer. Some Troop 993 members are definitely attending. Carpool with a friend and bring your fully charged cell phone, any trade items you might have and be ready for an hour or 2 of fun.

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