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@troop842.com

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@troop842.com. 




February 28th 2017 - Troop Meeting

Posted on Feb 26 2017 - 6:35pm

Troop Meeting 7-8pm.

Activity: OA Election and Leadership Election. 

Fire Duck 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).

New Scout Binder Assembly - Help Needed!

Posted on Feb 26 2017 - 6:35pm

Candace Ifflander needs help assembling 2017 New Scout Binders at Tuesday’s troop meeting.  She can use 4 or 5 adults – all supplies will be provided.

Service Hours Opportunity – Help Needed for Eagle Project

Posted on Feb 26 2017 - 6:35pm

Car Wash Saturday February 25 

Life Scout Ryan Lombardo is holding a car wash to raise funds for his Eagle Project, and he needs your help. 

When: 2/25/17.  There are two sessions, 10:00am to 1:00pm, and 1:00pm to 4:00pm. 

Where:  Behind the 7-Eleven in Coppell at the intersection of Denton Tap and Sandy Lake.  (The address is 100 W. Sandy Lake Road, Coppell, TX 75019) 

Please wear a Troop 842 t-shirt if possible, and dress appropriately for the weather and for working with water.  Some suggestions are a hat, shorts or swim-shorts, and waterproof shoes. Lunch and snacks will be provided. 

Please sign up online if you are available to help, and indicate in the Comments field which times you are available. 

Parents, please come and have your car washed during this time, to support Ryan’s project. 

Camp Card Fundraiser 2017

Posted on Feb 26 2017 - 6:34pm

It is time for the annual Camp Card Fundraiser, a way for scouts to Pay Their Way to Camp.

The key details:

  • Tuesday February 14th – Camp Card distribution begins for Troop 842.
  • Tuesday May 2nd – last date to turn in money from Camp Card sales and any unsold cards for Troop 842.

Changes this year that are notable:

Summer Camp 2017 Registration

Posted on Feb 26 2017 - 6:34pm

This year Troop 842 is going to Camp Osage at the Kia Kima Scout Reservation in Arkansas (Kia Kima Website).   We will leave June 11th and return June 17th.

Adult Leader Training - SALT and IOLS

Posted on Feb 26 2017 - 6:34pm
Spring Adult Leader Training has been scheduled Apr 8 & 22.  This is a great way to learn about Scouting, how a Troop runs and what your son is learning.  Direct your questions to adulttraining@troop842.com or to Norma Spencer, Training Chair.  Let us know if you are interested!
BSA Leader Specific Training (SALT)
Sat, April 8, 8:30am-5:00pm
St. Ann's Center, Coppell
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)
Sat, April 22 7:30am to Sun April 23 2:00pm
Camp Wisdom

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