Welcome to the BSA Troop 840 Website!


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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Mandatory TLT for ALL Scout (YOUTH) Leaders

Posted on Mar 19 2018 - 8:38am

Troop Leader Training (TLT) is mandatory for all newly-elected/newly-appointed T840 Scout leaders, even if you have been through that training before (even if it is for the same position). The date is Monday, March 19, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, at the Cozby Library. Please register to attend (OR decliine, IF you must) HERE

Fin Fur Con MB University and TFC at Texas Freshwater Fisheries, near Athens, TX

Posted on Mar 17 2018 - 8:53pm

Circle Ten Council is holding a one-day nature-oriented MB University and Trail-to-First-Class event on Saturday, March 24, near Athens, TX. See the T840 calendar event HERE for details and shared-ride signup. 

BREAKING NEWS: NEW RULES for Electronic Communications

Posted on Mar 17 2018 - 8:53pm

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: 

Upcoming OA Events

Posted on Mar 17 2018 - 8:52pm
  • 04/09: Satank Chapter Meeting (PPUMC)
  • 04/20-22: Section SR2 Conclave (Camp Sid Richardson)

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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