February 12, 2017

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Scouting For Food 2017

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Over the weekend Troop 288 had Scouting For Food. This is an event we participate in every year where we collect non perishable foods to donate to the North Texas Food Bank. Around 20 scouts showed up over the weekend and helped collect food. In the end, we gathered nearly 600 cans of food to […]

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February 7, 2017

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New Webmaster!

Hey everyone! This is Gabe and I’m the new webmaster for this site.  I’ll be adding new content to this website on a regular basis.  

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July 7, 2015

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SBR Day 2

Today was the first day without rain. We started out the day with a service project at the National Park Service headquarters in Glen Jean. The boys restriped the parking lot, repainted crosswalks, and cleaned up the grounds around the visitors center. After lunch some of the boys went white water rafting in the New […]

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July 6, 2015

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SBR Day 1

Day 1 from the Summit… Well the day started off with rain, so much that the BMX track was closed this morning. That did not keep the boys from participating in some games to pass the time. The favorite was “foot down” a game in which the winner is the last person to put a […]

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July 5, 2015

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Summit Bechtel Reserve 2015

After months of planning and anticipation we are on our way to West Virginia.. Hello Troop 288 Parents, We are now leaving Charlotte, NC and headed to Charleston WV. From Charleston will be traveling to Glen Jean, WV home of the Summit Bechtel Reserve high adventure camp. During the next week 8 of our scouts […]

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May 12, 2015

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Summer Camp Forms

Summer Camp Overview (PDF) Summer Camp Permission & Medical Forms (PDF) Adult in Camp – State compliance Form (PDF) Mesquite Net Frame for Standard Cot (PDF) Sumer Camp – What to and not to bring (PDF)   

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April 1, 2015

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Summer Camp!

Hello Scouts and Parents. We’ve had a great time with our new scouts and and we are all looking forward to having lots of fun this year. Summer Camp is coming up and this will be a great opportunity to help our younger scouts learn some new skills. New scouts will be able to take […]

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March 9, 2015

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Camp Cards!

Hi guys! It is time to start our camp card sales, and I am excited to help our guys earn some funds for camp! Here is some basic info about camp card sales… Selling camp cards is a fantastic opportunity for your unit to raise money towards summer camps or other unit needs.  Like last […]

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February 10, 2015

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Personal Fitness Merit Badge

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 […]

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