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CHECK OUT OUR RECRUITMENT POSTER - WHAT DID YOU DO LAST YEAR?

We hope you enjoy your visit to our Troop 840 web site.  IF you are a VISITOR or a NEW Scout/parent, CLICK HERE for a web page that will help you get started. If you need additional information beyond that provided, please click on our Contact Us page to send us your inquiry! 

If you are part of Troop 840 (including alumni), and you can't remember how to sign in, send an e-mail to our Troop Webmasters, webmasters@troop840.org. (Note that "webmasterS" is plural!)

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BREAKING NEWS: NEW Rules for Electronic Communications

Posted on Feb 19 2018 - 1:12pm

BSA has implemented new RULES for electronic communications between Scouts and Adult Leaders. ALL electronic communications between a Scout and Adult Leader MUST include at least one additional Adult Leader or the Scout's parent(s). [Note: This obviously does not apply IF the Adult Leader is the Scout's parent, of course.] The definition of electronic communications includes: 

Spring MB College NOW Open for REGISTRATION

Posted on Feb 18 2018 - 1:45pm

The Five Trails District Spring MB College is now open for registration. Click HERE for details. 
Note: This is the same weekend as the March T840 campout at Morses' land, but IF you are
camping that weekend, Circle Ten Council is offering its MB University during CISD spring break,
with six (6) Eagle-required MBs and four (4) non-required MBs. See the article below for more info ....    

2018 Mulch Sales

Posted on Feb 18 2018 - 1:45pm

2018 Mulch sales are now open. Please read the document and let us know if you have any questions. 
Instructions and Order Form

Upcoming OA Events

Posted on Feb 18 2018 - 1:45pm
  • 03/02-04: Lodge Ordeal (Camp Wisdom)
  • 03/12: Satank Chapter Meeting (PPUMC)

MB University

Posted on Feb 16 2018 - 10:33am

Circle Ten Council is holding a Merit Badge University at Camp Wisdom each day during spring break. Six Eagle-required MBs and four non-required MBs are being offered. For more information, click HERE. There is an event on each day's T840 calendar to enable ride-sharing. 

BSA Announces Inclusion of Girls!

Posted on Feb 5 2018 - 12:08pm

Today, October 11, 2017, BSA announced the inclusion of girls:

  • In BSA's Cub Scout program beginning in the fall of 2018
  • In BSA's Boy Scout program beginning in 2019 
  • Girls are already included in BSA's Venturing program

Read a well-written article about this announcement HERE
Watch a video of the BSA Scout Executive, Mike Surbaugh, answering questions about the inclusion of girls HERE.
The latest article from BSA about including girls can be found HERE
A CBS Sunday Morning interview with BSA Chief Executive Mike Surbaugh about this subject may be found in the Bryan on Scouting blog article HERE

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