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Welcome to Troop 845

We are the Boy Scouts of America Troop 845 in Coppell, Texas, chartered by Coppell Bible Fellowship. We are a troop with a Christian focus, our troop number comes from Psalm 84:5 "Blessed is the man whose strength is in the Lord.."

Our Troop cheer is "We Are Troop Eight-Four-Five, We Are Blessed!"

We meet on Sunday evenings at 5:00 pm at the church and invite you to visit and learn more about us.

 

Independence Day Flags - Sign Up

Posted on Jun 19 2018 - 9:25am

Location: Throughout Coppell, flag put-out starting at CHS at 7:00am; flag take-down ending at CHS at 7:00pm.

Owner: Viking Patrol

Event Details: Independence Day Flag Program routes.  We need volunteers to help deliver flags in the morning (starting between 6:45am-7:00am) and then pick them up in the afternoon (returning them between 6:00pm-7:00pm).  We have two delivery routes, at a minimum with need one vehicle (SUV/truck if available) with at least one adult driver and two scouts for each one.

Questions: Francisco Saenz at saenzfco@gmail.com or 214-457-7840 (voice or text).

Trunks/Cots for Summer Camp - loaner program

Posted on Jun 12 2018 - 8:03am

If you are not going to Camp Cris Dobbins in July (1st - 7th) and you have a trunk or cot not being used, please consider loaning it to a new scout. 

If so, please make Dobbins Scoutmaster, Anthony Curran, aware @ anthony@redplanetmars.org / (972) 741-5849 so he can coordinate with a new scout that needs a loaner.  

CBF VBS Service Project

Posted on Jun 12 2018 - 8:03am

As most of you know, our church sponsor, Coppell Bible Fellowship Church, is very important to the existence of our troop and we give back to it by serving at outdoor functions.  On Friday, June 29th, CBF is hosting a picnic at the end of Vacation Bible School (VBS) and desperately needs our help.  We need one group of scouts to show up at 10:00 am to set up and another group at 12:00 noon to serve and clean up.  Please sign up now so we can plan accordingly. 

Click here to signup for 10am

Click here to signup for 12pm

 

Leadership Training - NYLT

Posted on Jun 7 2018 - 10:24pm

 

National Youth Leadership Training or NYLT is available in Summer 2018.  It is highly recommended for any scout wanting to be ASPL or SPL in our troop.  Requirements:

  • Be First Class rank or higher.
  • Be the minimum age of 13 years old.
  • Have completed the seventh grade.

More info can be found here.

Troop Elections - Results

Posted on Jun 7 2018 - 10:24pm

Congratulations to our new Senior Patrol Leader (SPL) for July to December term... Matthew Visentine.

For other leadership positions, the SPL will review submitted applications and appoint scouts to positions with Scoutmaster approval. 

All Adults: New Youth Protection Training due June 1, 2018

Posted on May 31 2018 - 10:14pm

WHO: All Adult Leaders, Parents, others that work with Scouts

WHEN: By June 1, 2018 

The BSA has developed a new Youth Protection Training (YPT) course that must be taken by everyone.  The new YPT course was released on Feb. 1, 2018, so if you have taken the course since then, you have already taken the new one.  If you have any questions, contact the new Troop 845 Training Chair, Becky Leitner.