Welcome to Troop 842!!

We are Boy Scouts of America Troop 842 in Coppell, Texas, chartered by the First United Methodist Church in Coppell.

We meet on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm at 420 South Heartz Road in Coppell.  You are welcome to visit and learn more about us.

Our Scoutmaster can be contacted at scoutmaster@coppell842.mytroop.us

Once members are logged-in, they will see details related to Troop announcements and upcoming events.  Any questions about this website can be sent to:  communications@coppell842.mytroop.us. 




October 21st Troop Meeting

Posted on Oct 20 2014 - 6:48pm

Personal Fitness Merit Badge class 6pm.  For those already in the class.

Troop Meeting 7-8pm.

Activity: Meal planning for the weekend campout.

October Campout – will be October 24-26 at Comanche Springs.  Meal planning is this week, so please make sure you have signed up before the weekly meeting on 10/21/14.  Watch for more information about the campout.

Ninja Patrol on Setup, flag and cleanup duty (arrive by 6:45pm to set up and get the flags ready; don't leave until everything is packed away).


Scouts below First Class Rank: remember to bring your Scout Handbook every week.  First-year Scouts’ parents: you are welcome to sit in on Patrol Meetings.


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Citizenship in the Community Class

Posted on Oct 20 2014 - 6:48pm

For those who recently took Citizenship in the Community, or any scout still needing requirement 3a (Attend a meeting of your city, town, or county council or school board; OR attend a municipal, county, or state court session), we will attend Coppell’s City Council meeting on Tuesday, October 28th. Please plan to arrive at 7:00pm. The actual meeting starts at 730p, however the council members will be available to answer questions starting at 7pm.

Eagle Information Presentation

Posted on Oct 19 2014 - 10:08pm

The District Advancement Chair will be making a presentation at the Troop meeting on 10/28/14 about the process of reaching Eagle rank.

The information in the presentation will be relevant to Life Rank Scouts and their parents, and any interested troop leaders. 

There will be another activity for scouts of Star Rank and below, and the adult leadership will appreciate the assistance of their parents in monitoring this activity while some leaders attend the presentation.

Service Hours Opportunity – Eagle Project Saturday November 8

Posted on Oct 19 2014 - 10:01pm

Life Scout Mark Jeska is holding his Eagle Project, and he needs your help.


When: Saturday November 8.  There are two sessions:

Sea Scout Base and Seabase 2015

Posted on Oct 14 2014 - 11:45am
Hey Scouts!!
Now that school is back in session, it's time to begin thinking about next summer!!  This past year, we sent scouts to Philmont in New Mexico and The Summit in West Virginia.  For 2015, we are planning on sending scouts on a sea adventure!!  The Boy Scouts have two options we can consider for next summer:  Florida Sea Base High Adventure in the Florida Keys and Sea Scout Base in Galveston.  The age requirements are 13-years-old and completed 8th grade. A little bit about each one:

Message for Scouts who took Citizenship in the Community Class at the recent Merit Badge College

Posted on Oct 13 2014 - 7:32pm

Please see Mr. Buckner at the troop meeting, after the announcements.

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