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Welcome to Troop 380!

Webelos & New Scouts:
If you are a Webelos Arrow of Light Scout, or a boy between 11 and 17, and interested in joining Boy Scouts, Troop 380 would love to have you join us! Contact us to find our how to join us on one of our many adventures!! 

About Troop 380:
Working as a team of Scouts, parents, and adult leaders, Boy Scout Troop 380 offers enjoyable and challenging programs for all Scouts to develop the confidence, skills, character and mental fitness that will allow them to give quality leadership to a changing society.

Troop 380 meets on Mondays at 7:30pm at St. Andrew Methodist Church at 5801 W. Plano Parkway in Plano, Texas. Our meetings are held on the 2nd floor in Festival Hall.

Monday Meeting

Posted on Apr 27 2017 - 1:10pm

TFC & Trail to Eagle

This Monday (May 1st) we will have a two-part meeting. TFC Scouts will go outside for a series of games and fun. This will be for all Scouts, Tenderfoot and Second Class Scouts.

Scouts who are Star and Life will attend a special session on the Trail to Eagle. This session will go over the processes involved in navigating the Eagle workbooks, application and approval process. This session is open for parents to attend as well.

May Camp Out Ready for Registration!

Posted on Apr 21 2017 - 11:59am

Sign Up Now For May Camp Out!!

The May camp out is ready for registration. The troop is heading to Inks Lake State Park for our May adventure. We will be camping at Inks Lake and visiting Longhorn Caverns. Don't miss out on the fun event.

Scouts will also be able to work on rank advancement as time allows. This is our first trip to Inks Lake and Longhorn Caverns in a long time, so be sure to sign up.

OA Reminder: You need 15 nights camping to qualify for the OA next January. Don't miss this chance to get two nights under your belt.

How Can You Help The Troop?

Posted on Apr 21 2017 - 11:58am

Troop Parent Survey

While the youth leaders run the troop, there's a whole slew of positions behind the scenes to help make what the boys plan each year come to fruition. The Troop Committee is looking for parents to help support service projects, merit badge classes, fund-raising, camp outs and other important activities that support our boys. 

Please take a moment to complete the Parent SurveyThe Troop Committee will compile the feedback and contact you for your support. Remember, the Scout you help may be your own. ;)

Service Hours Opprotunity

Posted on Apr 21 2017 - 11:58am

Help Staff Twilight Camp

Do you want to earn service hours towards rank advancement or a merit badge? Then you can serve as a Boy Scout staff member at the Golden Arrow District "Twilight Camp". This camp is an afternoon camp for Cub Scouts where the Cubs can have fun participating in a number of outdoor activities. As a Boy Scout staff member you will help the adults who are teaching classes or running various events. By helping to staff this event you will get service hours towards your next rank, or even toward a merit badge. 

If you are interested in helping please contact Mr. Higgins (ASM). He will put you in touch with the district coordinator putting together this event.

Blue Card Signatures

Posted on Apr 7 2017 - 11:33am

Make Sure You Get Those Signatures

Recently Scouts have been attending MB courses and have not confirmed that the MB counselors have fully completed the "blue cards" before leaving the class.

Scouts, remember it is your responsibility to make sure:

 1) The Scoutmaster has signed off on the front of the card before you begin work on the MB (see green box in top graphic).

 2) All requirements have been signed off with the date of completion by the counselor (see red boxes in top graphic).

 3) On the back of the card, the section with the counselor's information is completely filled out. This is important to make sure we can contact the counselor if we have questions (see red boxes in bottom graphic).

 4) On the back of the card, make sure the middle portion is completely filled out. This must be done fully in order to give credit for the MB (see red boxes in bottom graphic).

5) The last step is to have the Scoutmaster sign the back of the blue card (see yellow box).

If you don't have a completed blue card you can expect it to take longer to get credit, so please make sure you follow this example. If you have any issues with your MB counselor be sure to contact the Scoutmaster.

Requirements Changes for 2017

Posted on Mar 17 2017 - 11:44am

BSA Publishes Rank Page Inserts

Starting in 2017 all Scouts will need to use the new requirements published by BSA in 2016. Any "old" requirements that have been completed will credited, but the new 2016 requirements will apply and will also need to be completed to achieve rank.

You DO NOT need to buy a new Scout Handbook. You can download and print off a copy of the new requirements for each rank here and put them in your handbook. For details about the requirements change and timeline for implementation click here. 

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