The latest survey showed that many scouts currently don’t have the Personal Fitness MB, one of the Eagle-required ones. I have volunteered to lead a number of sessions, in order to help everyone in completing this one. Requirement 1: 1.a – It’s mandatory for this MB to have the BSA medical forms A, B and […]
February 10, 2015
Our BSA Council, Circle 10, will hold it’s annual Scouting for Food event this Saturday, February 14th. Our troop is participating and will meet Saturday morning at the Disciples Christian Church (our normal meeting place) at 9:00 am that morning. After the event we’ll go to Cici’s Pizza at Spring Creek and Alma for lunch. […]
December 29, 2014
Hello Troop 288 Parents! We are now halfway thru winter camp and the boys are having a great time. The weather started off on a sour note with a cold, windy rain that lasted most of the day on Sunday. This morning we woke up to freezing fog, but the clouds have parted and the sun […]
November 17, 2014
Scouts/Parents, To see the list of 2014 merit badge offerings click here. Classes will fill up fast so please get your selections submitted ASAP. Please contact Rolando Martinez or Tim Costlow if you have any questions. You can download the permission slip by clicking here.
November 1, 2014
This months campout will be at Purtis Creek State Park about an hour and 30 minutes southeast of Plano. When: November 7-9, 2014. The theme is Mountain Biking and Hiking. Scouts working on their Cooking Merit Badge will also have an opportunity to cook trail meals. (Photo Credit: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department) Parents, you can download […]
October 8, 2014
What: Circle 10 Winter Camp http://circleten.org/winter-camp Click on “2014 Winter Camp Leader Guide” for a complete overview/more details UPDATE: Merit Badge Addendum Click Here Where: Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp (Athens, TX) When: December 27th through December 31st(Some may go on 26th for Order of the Arrow long-term camp requirement or staffing, more details to come) […]
Do you want to learn about being prepared to help an injured person or to help yourself? Join Troop 288 on Saturday November 1 , for a Readyman event at 9am to 12pm at Disciples Christian Church in Plano. Map to church: http://tinyurl.com/p7ckhy8
Do you like pancakes with lots of butter and syrup? We do too! Webelos, come see our Winter Camp Kitchen and pig out on our famous Troop 288 pancakes! When: October 28th, 2014 Time: 7:30 pm Where: Disciples Christian Church Map: http://tinyurl.com/p7ckhy8
If so, bring your fishing gear and come join Troop 288, and see how much fish we will catch. We will leave our church parking lot around 6:30 pm on Friday, October 17th and we will be back on Sunday around 2:00 PM. No campout fees for Webelos and their parents!