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.


Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST)

Posted by pharris on Apr 18 2021 - 2:20pm


WHAT: Introduction to Leadership Skills (ILST) for Troops is a course intended to prepare scouts to fill leadership roles within their troop. It is the first in a series of courses that build on each previous course to prepare scouts for their roles. 
WHY: Normally we teach this course at CBF for our new leadership, unfortunately COVID and a busy schedule prevented this. 
HOW & WHEN Beginning May 6th and continuing May 20th & 27th 7PM-8PM.  I will be presenting the ILST course using ZOOM. Scouts will need to attend all three sessions to complete the course.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Current troop leadership Senior Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Patrol leaders.   
Scouts that are planning to run for Senior Patrol Leader or apply for Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Patrol leader. 
This course is a prerequisite for  National Youth Leadership Training NYLT 
Please sign up on the troop website I will send ZOOM invitations to those that have signed up. 

Rifle & Shotgun Shooting Campout (4/23-4/25)

Posted by fsaenz on Apr 18 2021 - 1:13pm

Remider: Planning and Safety class for the Shooting campout is today, Sunday 4/18, during the Troop meeting. It's very important for all Scouts going to the campout to attend today's meeting.  Please reach out to Mr Harris if you won't make it to the meeting but are planning on attending the campout next weekend.

2021 Camp Cards Payments Due (4/18)

Posted by fsaenz on Apr 18 2021 - 1:10pm

Reminder: Payments, or unsold cards, are due today, SUnday 4/18, at the Troop meeting.  Please submit them to Mr Andrew Hascoe (Camp Card Coordinator), Mrs Diane Dunn (Treasurer), or Mr Francisco Saenz (Committee Chair).

Apparel Requests Deadline (4/25)

Posted by fsaenz on Apr 18 2021 - 1:09pm

Reminder: Mrs Nancy Tao, Troop Apparel Coordinator, will be at today's meeting at the front lobby of CBF with the Troop closet on display.  If there's a piece of clothing you need for your Scout, please stop-by and see if we have it.  You can get it for free if we do.

If we don't have it, she will be placing our our annual apparel order on Monday, April 25th.  If you need new troop clothing items, please place your order no later than Sunday, April 25th by 9 pm.  Goal is to receive them in May before summer camps.  These are the available items:

Summer Camp - Cris Dobbins (6/26-7/4)

Posted by fsaenz on Apr 18 2021 - 1:07pm

Reminder: Parent meeting this afternoon, Sunday 4/18, during the Troop meeting.  Meeting will take place upstairs in the Summit room.

We’re excited about the upcoming summer camp season and hope you are able to attend one or more of the many camps offered to Troop 845. One of the best for new boy scouts is Camp Cris Dobbins.

What: Boy Scout Summer camp at Camp Cris Dobbins

When:  Saturday, June 26 to Sunday, July 4

Schedule (tentative):

  • Sat, June, 26: Depart Coppell at 9am and drive to Cimmaron, NM to spend the night.
  • Sun, June, 27: Wake up, visit & tour Philmont and then drive to Camp Cris Dobbins to check-in
  • Monday-Friday: Camp
  • Sat, July 3: Depart Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch, drive to Amarillo and spend the night (discussions to possible visit Palo Duro Canyon)
  • Sun, July 4: Wake up and depart for Coppell. ETA at CBF is approx. 2-3pm

Where:  Camp Cris Dobbins is held at BSA Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch, which is located at 7,000 feet in elevation near the town of Elbert, CO. 

Cost: approx $700 for scouts and $500 for adults (paid via monthly installments)

Website: Camp Cris Dobbins 

Parent Meeting for Bartle Summer Camp May 2nd 5PM

Posted by pharris on Apr 16 2021 - 10:00am

Mr Hoffman & Mr Clark will be hosting a parent meeting on May 2nd at 5PM. All parents of scouts attending Bartle this summer should attend. 

Topics: Travel- Packing list- Required Paperwork- Merit Badge selections. We are planing to work with parents to schedule merit badges for their scouts.