Welcome to Troop 928

Monthly Outings: Troop 928 has a year-round outings program planned by the Scouts. In addition to our monthly overnight adventures, the Scouts may plan hikes or other activities throughout the school year. Our outings are primarily designed to provide fun, new skills, plus opportunities for advancement and merit badge achievement. To see a list of our planned outings and summer trips, check out the Upcoming Events section on the right, or visit our troop calendar.

Weekly Meetings: Troop 928 holds weekly meetings at White's Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake, TX. Meetings are Mondays from 7:00pm-8:30pm, throughout the school year. Please refer to the Upcoming Events to the right for meeting dates. 

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” - Colin Powell  

To contact the Troop, please use the Contact Us link to the left. To unsubscribe from Troop emails, click unsubscribe. To locate a Scouting unit near you, click BSA Locator To learn about the new all-girls BSA Troop at White’s Chapel UMC, click Troop1928.org.

Want to work on Merit Badges over the summer?

Posted on Jul 12 2020 - 12:03am

Want to work on Merit Badges over the summer, you may want to try a virtual summer camp. With so many typical summer activities on hold or canceled, families are looking for ways to keep their Scouts engaged in fun, rewarding and even educational experiences all summer long.

For more information about virtual Merit Badge opportunities click on this link to see what Mr. Etheridge was able to find.  

Cancelled Summer Camp 2020, July 5 -11

Posted on Jun 24 2020 - 9:55am

Summer Camp has been Cancelled due to program limitations implemented by San Isabel Scout Ranch. 

Scout Meetings for the month of May cancelled

Posted on May 2 2020 - 2:32pm

To all Scouts,


The safety and security of our Scouting Families has always been a top priority of our troop.  With guidance from local health officials, our charter organization and Scouting BSA, we are canceling all May meetings and activities.  Our first opportunity for a normal scout meeting at White's Chapel will be after summer. Patrols may have meetings at someones house as long as CDC guidelines are met for social distancing. 

Scouts working on Merit Badges can pickup and drop off Blue Cards at Mr. Stages house using the exchange box by his front door.


Yours in Scouting,

Michael Sidener

Guidance for Scout Events

Posted on Mar 21 2020 - 10:25pm

March 18, 2020

Dear Longhorn Council Scouting Family,

The Longhorn Council cares deeply about the health and safety of all our Scouts and every member of their families. Based on guidance from our public health leaders, the Council is updating our calendars and recommendations to units.

Through the end of April all district and council events and camporees, trainings, meetings and weekend camping are cancelled or postponed, with the exception of meetings that can be conducted electronically by conference call or online meeting or other means following accepted public health guidelines.

Also, through April 30, units should postpone or cancel all in-person meetings that will not follow the CDC guidelines for social distancing or cannot be held remotely using technology. While this public health measure presents challenges, Scouting can continue. Advancement can still happen. Small den or patrol meetings might be possible (in person or via remote communication). We all have to be creative.

Please know that Scouting does not need to stop during this time. Encourage your Scouts to work on their advancements at home or virtually with their merit badge counselor. Leaders may go online and take a training course. Find a way to conduct a virtual Roundtable.

How to access your personal progress

Posted on Oct 19 2019 - 11:48am

Did you know that your Scouting accomplishments are detailed in a personal progress report? Your report provides a list of completed merit badges, your current rank, plus a list of the requirements you've completed toward your next rank. Check out your progress now: 

  • Click on Troop Roster in the Menu down the lefthand side of the page.
  • Then click on Scouts.
  • Find your name and click on it.
  • Click on the rank next to your name. (Your rank will be in parenthesis.)

Merit Badge counselor information

Posted on Jun 7 2019 - 11:09pm

We made a large number of Merit Badge counselor updates. I encourage all Scouts to click on the Merit Badge Resources link to review the current Merit Badge Counselor list in order to determine the current counselor for your area of interest.

Parents we are always looking for volunteers. We would love to add you to the list of Merit Badge Counselors if your vocation or hobby matches a Merit Badge. Our biggest needs are Camping, Hiking, Environmental Science, Orienteering, and then any Merit Badge for which we have either one or no counselors.

Please contact me if you have any questions regarding the Merit Badge counselor updates. (click on "read more" to see name and email FF )

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