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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.

 

Troop Meeting - Sunday, August 16th at CBF

Posted by mivisentine on Aug 10 2020 - 9:54am

Troop meeting Sunday  August 16 at 5PM, per the SPL we will be in class "B" uniform. Please remember to enter trough the back/ south doors and exit through the front / north doors. We will continue to wear masks, practice social distancing, hand sanitizing, and temperature checks. 

Flag Program

Posted by mivisentine on Aug 10 2020 - 9:54am

We need all scouts to sign-up (on website) to help deploy and pick up flags for the following holidays...

  • Labor Day*
  • Veteran Day*

If you have any comments or questions, please contact Todd Margaitis at toddthg@aol.com or at 817-896-7035.

August Kayaking Campout!

Posted by pharris on Aug 9 2020 - 8:36pm

We will meet on Friday August 21st at CBF near the Troop trailers at 5:30 and leave at 6:00.

The troop will be camping at Wild Goose Kayak near Broken Bow Oklahoma about 3 hour drive from Coppell. We will be following all BSA, Troop 845, State and Local guidelines at the time of the campout in regard to COVID 19.

Our Kayaking trip begins Saturday morning around 9:30 AM, we will be Kayaking 8 miles down river on the lower Mountain Fork River through some great class 2 rapids and beautiful scenery. We will stop for lunch about mid way and arrive back at Wild Goose sometime in the late afternoon. I highly recommend that our first year scouts (Coyotes & Sharks) have a parent accompany them in the tandem kayak, older scouts will be allowed to use single man kayaks. 

Cost is $60.00 per person, this cost is based on food, fuel to pull trailers, Kayak rental etc.

PLEASE SIGN UP BY AUGUST 10TH SO WE CAN PROVIDE THE OUTFITTER WITH AN ACCURATE HEAD COUNT TO RESERVE THE KAYAKS. Click here to sign up HERE

Swamp Base High Adventure

Posted by dgieselman on Jul 25 2020 - 2:37pm

Thank you to all who have signed up for the 2021 Swamp Base High Adventure Trek next June.  Our crew is full at this time, however our interest level exceeded capacity and we need to determine if we can field another crew.  We need a minimum of seven scouts to finish out a second crew.  Whether you're looking to find a replacement trip for National Jamboree or missed the initial Swamp Base sign-up, if you have interest in this paddling adventure you should sign-up today on the troop calendar (link below) to be added to the wait list.   Questions can be directed to Mr. Gieselman at gieselman@hotmail.com. 

2021 National Scout Jamboree - Postponed

Posted by mivisentine on Jul 14 2020 - 9:24pm

The 2021 National Jamboree has postponed

It takes years of planning to create the amazing Jamboree experience. COVID-19 has interrupted the planning beyond the ability to provide the high quality experience that comes with the Jamboree on the original date. The Jamboree will be rescheduled and the Council will do its part to make it a trip of a lifetime.

All monies paid will be refunded.

Information about the jamboree postponement can be found at https://jamboree.scouting.org/ and on their FAQ's page: https://jamboree.scouting.org/nsj21_postponement_faq_final-003/



Health Forms Due

Posted by mivisentine on Jul 14 2020 - 9:24pm

BSA Health Forms (A, B, & C) DUE.

  • This is a fillable PDF file so you can store it on your computer and easily update.
  • NO EMAILED forms will be accepted. (Due to HIPPA and internet security, only hard copies will be accepted.)
  • Turn in your Health Forms into Advancement during any June troop meeting. There will be a folder for your scout/adult to put it into.
  • PLEASE NOTE FORM C requires a doctor’s signature. All scouts and adults attending events and camps longer than 72 hours are required to obtain a pre-participation physical. This is must be obtained each year. If you are not attending summer or winter camp, you only need to turn in Forms A and B.
Please contact Audrey Turner at audrey.turner@aboundsoftware.com if you have any questions.