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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 - February 1st

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 9:47pm

Regular meeting this Monday, February 1st starting at 7:30pm.   No First Class Emphasis (FCE) this time as it will start on February 15th - after our new scouts are properly oriented on February 8th.

Welcome New Troop 993 Scouts!!

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 9:44pm

Pack 598 had its Arrow of Light ceremony on Saturday, January 30 and 10 scouts crossed over to Troop 993!

Please welcome our new scouts:

Zane Beyer, Pablo Escobedo, Michael Frain, Andrew Grimm, Joshua Martinez, Andrew Riemann, Casey Salvatierra, Nick Worley, Juan Pablo Zambrano and Cameron Zarnowiecki

The new scout oriention meeting will occur on Monday, February 8th starting at 7:00pm.   All new scouts and parents are expected to attend this important meeting.

University of Scouting - February 13th

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 9:35pm

 

ATTENTION ALL SCOUTERS!

We are pleased to announce that online

registration for

2016 University of Scouting is

NOW OPEN!!!

Change Happens…Improvise, Adapt, Overcome

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Benjamin O. Davis Senior High School, 12525 Ella Blvd, Houston TX 77067

 

Training designed to serve ALL Scout Leaders, parents, Webelos & Boy Scout‐age youth.

Wider variety of sessions to fit the needs of 2016 leaders, youth and families!

Experienced, knowledgeable Scouters will teach you the best methods to reach our young people!

More exciting youth classes offered than ever before!

Purpose of the University of Scouting: University of Scouting is a day of learning while having fun. It is truly the finest one-day supplemental training offered in the BSA and intended to give you confidence and skills necessary for an exciting program. This training offers a variety of courses designed help in all areas and programs of the Boy Scouts of America. This training is intended to enrich your program experience. It provides quality supplemental training to allow leaders to enhance and improve the program quality that they deliver and to have a positive impact on the youth of our council. 

Who Should Attend? University of Scouting is designed for ALL adult leaders , Webelos Scouts, and Boy Scouts/Venturers/Sea Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America. Learn from these sessions and add quality to your program! Discover the opportunities available for meetings and outings. All these opportunities are available at the University for learning how to better serve our young people and provide the best program possible!

 

Details

Check-in/Registration opens at 7:30am, Classes start at 8am

Online Registration fees:
Scout - $20 (includes pizza lunch for select youth conferences)
Parent/Adult - $25 (does not include lunch)
University of Scouting Staff - $10 (does not include lunch)

Walk-in Registration (on February 13th):
Scout - $25 (includes pizza lunch for select youth conferences)
Parent/Adult - $30 (does not include lunch)
University of Scouting Staff - $10 (does not include lunch)

You may purchase lunch for $8.00 or bring your own. If you purchase a lunch, please sign up for a lunch period at 11am or 12pm.
Lunch is included for youth registered in select youth courses and noted in the description.

2016 Course Catalog

 

Register Here

Please consider going if you are an existing scout leader or considering stepping up.  Registration line below:

http://samhoustonbsa.doubleknot.com/event/2016-university-of-scouting/1851593

February Campout - Tellepsen - February 19-21

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 9:34pm

The Troop 993 February campout is to the Tellepsen Scout Ranch to mainly focus on camping and shooting activities.  We will depart Friday February 19th around 5pm and return about 2:30pm on Sunday February 21st.

Total cost is $65 (to pay for supplies) and to make online payments - use the following link:  https://squareup.com/market/bsa-troop-993

Contact Mr. Babasick if you plan to use your scout account. 

See Announcement for more details and the Premission Slip attached must be filled out and returned to ASM Mr. Joel Rogers (joel.roger@gmail.com).

Super Bowl Brisket Sale

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 9:33pm

Philmont crew has a Brisket Sale for Super Bowl weekend - February 5th and 6th!!

Whole briskets (10-11 pounds cooked) are $65 and are delivered unsliced.
Half Briskets (4-5 pounds)  are $40 and are delivered sliced.

Pick up at 2201 S. Dairy Ashford 77077.

Check out the link below to make your order:

https://squareup.com/market/bsa-troop-993

 

Scout Fair Coupon Book Sales

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 9:20pm

Troop 993 has picked up Scout Fair Tickets and will soon be offering books on the Troop 993  Online Store (see link below).  Plus - we will soon announce sales opportunties at Krogers and Ace Hardware.  Please step up and help us sell - this is always an important fund raiser for the Troop and the coupon books are pretty easy to sell. 

https://squareup.com/market/bsa-troop-993

 

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